Workshops for Adults

3-Day Handbuilding Ceramics Workshop at the Takaezu Studio with Don Fletcher (NEW)

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3-Day Handbuilding Ceramics Workshop at the Toshiko Takaezu Studio with Don Fletcher and Studio Artists
Be  inspired working in the studio of one of the 20th century’s great ceramic artists.  This workshop is an intensive exploration of clay as a medium for sculpture. Slab and coil techniques will be demonstrated, with their pros and cons examined.  As participants build large-scale pieces, teachers will help with […]

Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop with Lena Shiffman

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Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshops with Lena Shiffman
Students at all levels learn simple steps for capturing color and light.  Picking a place to paint, getting started, and knowing when to stop will be discussed, as well as washes, edges, and expressive brush strokes.  Participants will have lots of subject matter from which to choose on the picturesque, forty six acre property in Califon.

NOTE: This workshop […]

The Art of Natural Dyes on Silk with Leah Cahill

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The Art of Natural Dyes on Silk with Leah Cahill
Join designer Leah Cahill for this introduction to natural dyes.  Participants will learn how to make their own dyes from common, locally available materials, such as vegetables and flowers.  They will then use their pigments to dip-dye on silk.  Each students will make and keep at least one naturally-dyed silk scarf.  All materials are provided.
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Sunday Afternoon Drop-In Poetry with Vasiliki Katsarou (NEW)

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Sunday Afternoon Drop-In Poetry with Vasiliki Katsarou

Join other poets to workshop your writing in a thoughtful and considerate environment.  Held on the first Sunday of each month, Dodge poet Vasiliki Katsarou offers insightful critique and prompts to help participants stay productive and maintain their practice.  All skill levels are welcome.

Attendance at all five sessions makes participants eligible for an open mic poetry reading on […]

The Art of Flower Photography with Nancy Ori

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The Art of Flower Photography with Nancy Ori
This is a relaxed hands-on workshop for adults, and teens age 16 and up.  It will cover many technical, aesthetic and expressive topics through discussion and demonstration.  The goal is to encourage growth in your color vision, composition and understanding of natural light.

Time will be devoted to color flower photography, close-up photography, composition, dealing with different kinds of […]

Drawing: Pastels, Charcoal, Pencil with Lena Shiffman (NEW)

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Drawing: Pastels, Charcoal, Pencil with Lena Shiffman
This one-day workshop introduces and builds upon fundamental drawing concepts that translate across mediums. Practice and experiment with your materials (pastel, charcoal and pencil) to learn what you like best and to develop your skills in drawing from observation.  Materials list provided.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 
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The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson

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The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson
Learn the fun and fascinating art of glass fusing. Participants  design and create several pieces of art and/or jewelry from a variety of colors, shapes and sizes of fusible glass.  The instructor will show you how to cut and break glass safely and provide insight into glass types, compatibility, technique, firing temperatures and the different styles […]

Friday Night Figure Study (Open Studio)

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Friday Night Figure Study – Open Studio

We offer an open studio in which artists may draw or paint from a model. All skill levels are welcome in this friendly and casual atmosphere.  All sessions include short and long poses. Models vary from week to week; male or female, clothed or nude, based on availability.  Sessions are uninstructed with a facilitator, providing an opportunity for artists to work […]