Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Tuition: $225.00 (Supplies and Firing included)
Create ceramic art using the potter’s wheel or through hand building. Students learn wedging, centering and throwing on the potter’s wheel or coiling, pinching and slab construction with hand-built clay. This course also teaches glazing techniques to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects and vessels. Best for beginners and intermediate students, includes firing fee.
Explore a variety of mosaic techniques incorporating glass, tile, mirror, buttons, shells, toys, beads, crockery and found objects. Local artist, Lori Goodman, inspires students to experiment with a wide range of possibilities to create 3 - 4 mosaic artworks during the six week course. Students may bring trays, tables or other furniture and objects to embellish with mosaic decoration.
Basic materials are provided for the first class, students bring their own tiles and found objects for the remaining classes. supply list will be discussed in the first class). Students provide their own safety goggles.
Instructor: Lori Goodman
Lori Goodman works in glass, ceramics and fibers. For the past several years she has been focusing on creating fused glass tiles and incorporating them into mosaics. A lot of the mosaics represent radial designs which can also be viewed as Mandalas and used as a visual for meditation.
Materials to bring: students may bring photos, press manuals and parts from presses needing work
Participants will learn all the points of maintenance, cleaning and lubrication so as to be prepared for potential problems and make or direct repairs. We will also discuss all models of interest and other brands as warranted. Whether you use studio presses, own a press, or are thinking of buying one, this workshop will provide excellent direction for your future presswork. Bring your questions, photos and/or broken parts. Paul will also share examples from his collection of Vandercook literature. http://vandercookpress.info
About the Instructor /Paul Moxon: Paul Moxon is a studio letterpress printer, itinerant teacher and author of Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources. He is also website editor in chief for the American Printing History Association, a recent Newberry Fellow and a former Rare Books School Fellow.
Sunday, April 27
10:00am - 2:30pm
Location: Towson University, Center for the Arts
Tuition: $175 (supplies and lunch included)
Artwork by Gina Pierleoni
Immerse yourself in a day of creative exploration with artist Gina Pierleoni. No prior art experience or ability is required to learn new methods to express your creativity. The workshop includes experimenting with a variety of materials and techniques to develop tools for bringing creativity to all areas of life.
Instructor: Gina Pierleoni
Ms. Pierleoni is a creative consultant for numerous organizations and teaches art with an emphasis on the creative process. She believes that, “creativity is one of the most powerful healing forces we have at our disposal, through the creative process we learn more about ourselves and how to trust our deepest impulses.” Come find your creative voice in this unique workshop.