Workshops for Adults

Woodblock Printing Workshop with Stephen McKenzie

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Woodblock Printing Workshop with Stephen McKenzie

Woodblock is a relief printmaking technique, whereby an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood and can be printed multiple times onto paper or textiles. We begin with brief history of the process and continue with a discussion on tools and materials. Demonstrations include transferring the image to the block, how to cut and translate […]

Introduction to Handbuilding: 2 Day Ceramic Workshop with Bill Macholdt & Ann Tsubota

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Introduction to Handbuilding: 2-Day Ceramic Workshop
This workshop is offered in partnership with Raritan Valley Community College.

Day one, students will be introduced to the basic technical skills and conceptual approaches of hand-built ceramics. Students will make their own objects through exploration of form and surface treatments, and their work will be fired by the instructors before the second meeting. Day two will be spent learning […]

Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom

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Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom
Pysanky are the beautiful, elaborately decorated eggs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions. While they may look difficult to make, learning the design technique is quite easy. You will learn the step by step process used to create these jewels and a little bit of the history behind these small works of art. It’s a lot of fun […]

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. 
SUMMER – 479

The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson — 3 spots left!

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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 […]

Wine Glass Painting Workshop with Linda Schroeder

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Wine Glass Painting with Linda Schroeder
Cheers, Salud, L’chaim, Slainte!  Toast to your own creativity in this fun wine glass painting workshop.  With guidance from the instructor, participants will paint their own set of fancy or whimsical wine glasses. All materials provided.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 
FALL – 982

Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson

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Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish a painting en plein air. Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.

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Please Note:  This workshop will take place at the Historic Dvoor […]

Silkscreen Printing: Simple & Fun Workshop with Stephen McKenzie

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Silkscreen Printing: Simple & Fun Workshop with Stephen McKenzie
Silkscreen printing is simple and fun, with attractive and sometimes unexpected and complex results. Learn the process of silkscreen printing, create original designs and print endlessly to create editions of prints and/or your own textiles. Learn two silkscreen methods: hand-cut paper stencils and printing with drawing fluid and screen filler. Each student will leave with several […]