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This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Students will use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium.

Monday
Feb 9 - Apr 13
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Wouldn't it be fun to know how to make your own paper? Have you ever thought about hand binding your own journal or sketchbook? This multi-faceted class will jumpstart the printer, papermaker, and bookbinder within you! Students will make piles of handmade paper to dye, bind into books, and use for printmaking. By the end, each student will have made a half dozen or more book structures (traditional and sculptural).

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 6 - Jul 10
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with an unsupervised 30-minute lunch)
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Master craftspeople have been making furniture one piece at a time for centuries. There's just something about these unique works that can't be duplicated in a factory. This introductory class will examine the basic philosophy of contemporary furniture design and construction, focusing on design, drawing, building, and critique.

Saturday
Feb 14 - Apr 18
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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This class, designed for those interested in calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure.

Tuesday
Mar 3 - Mar 17
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Capture a child's imagination with original artwork while learning the tricks of the illustration trade. During this class, students will explore the wide range of children's book illustration, from traditional to contemporary.

Tuesday
Feb 24 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Set aside your preconceived notions of what a map represents and join us in exploring how information–geographic or otherwise–can be organized. In this class, students will be exposed to non-traditional examples of mapping and mapping techniques while working to develop their own system of data in visual form. Think "map as art".

Thursday
Feb 26 - Mar 26
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Remember your favorite pop-up book? This class is going to be a real page-turner! Students will craft their own handmade book while exploring exciting and unusual three-dimensional book forms that seem to come to life–like pop-up, flag, and tunnel books.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 29 - Jul 3
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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Remember your favorite pop-up book? This class is going to be a real page-turner! Students will craft their own handmade book while exploring exciting and unusual three-dimensional book forms that seem to come to life–like pop-up, flag, and tunnel books.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 29 - Jul 3
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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What does that creature under your bed look like? You haven't seen it? Good, because in this fun-filled class, students will be able to create their own playful creatures from their imaginations using different art techniques, such as painting, sculpting, sewing, and even marbling.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 3 - Aug 7
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Artist Alexander Calder made amazing mobiles–colorful and marvelous moving sculptures that hang from the ceiling. Students in this class will look at some of Calder's incredible creations and learn how to make their own mobiles by twisting and manipulating a variety of fun and unexpected materials.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 13 - Jul 17
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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