Courses

Create a beautiful one of a kind ring in sterling silver or copper. Learn how to construct a band ring from start to finish. Focus will be on designing, measuring, cutting, basic soldering and forming techniques. A sweat soldered layer will be used to enhance the ring design. No previous experience is required. Students will leave with their completed two layer band ring.
Weave pine needle baskets with Ponderosa needles coiled in native tradition.
Beginners will learn wheel throwing and hand-building techniques in this introductory pottery class while those with limited experience will expand their skill set.
Capture flowers and other botanical subjects on paper in a series of simple steps. Learn the fundamentals of botanical drawing and watercolor painting.
Develop your own artistic language in this fast-paced introduction to drawing. A variety of techniques will be explored to help you build fundamental drawing and composition skills.
Explore your creativity with oil painting. Learn concepts in composition such as design, color and value. Take inspiration from still life in a fun and encouraging environment. Class includes demonstrations, hands-on participation and design coaching.
Draw the human figure alongside others in a non-instructional setting. Drop in on Fridays to draw with the group.
Explore your creativity with acrylics. Follow along with a simple step-by-step method to create a beautiful painting to take home (16" x 20"). Learn how to mix colors and add texture to your work. Great for students with little to no painting experience. Materials provided.
Using the skills from the Basic Pine Needle Basketry class, learn more advanced techniques to incorporate sculptural forms using wire for shaping, handles and wrapping.
This class will cover basic silver soldering skills including materials, setting up a soldering station, safety, and creating simple joints for making rings or chain.
Watercolor painting can be an adventure with unique results. Join professional watercolorist Barbara Dubina as she demonstrates the simplicity of watercolor to the beginning painter.
Discover how easy it is to emboss designs into copper and brass to create beautiful pieces of art. Learn about the tools and techniques necessary to create these unique designs. Students will walk away with two finished pieces, one in copper and one in brass.
Discover simple design and composition techniques to create a collage using a variety of materials: magazines, colored paper, watercolors, corks, straws, small boxes, strings, cords and fabrics.
Intrigued by the idea of painting in oils but don't know where to begin? Have you dabbled in oils already but need more clarity on materials and paint application? This jumpstart class will answer all your questions and more.
Continue to build on the skills learned in Introduction to Silver Soldering Jewelry Making, with this fun class focused on creating a custom bangle bracelet. Explore soldering, sizing and texturing. Leave with the knowledge to create these beautiful bracelets on your own.
Use and reinforce the basic skills learned in the Introduction to Silver Soldering Jewelry Making class to complete an in-class project and learn how to construct a bezel setting, set stones and gain a few new tools.
Learn to master the art of watercolor using a step-by-step approach. Students will complete a series of skill-building exercises and will gain an understanding of the building blocks of watercolor: the wash, how light works, edge patterning, and the use of value to create volume and how to use it in your paintings.
Discover simple watercolor techniques to create flowers, trees and cattails with the addition of ink to accent and define shapes.
This class builds on skills learned in the Watercolor Simplified class. Use salt, plastic wrap, spray bottles, and masking fluid to create texture and depth.
Discover wire wrapping and hammered metal jewelry techniques in this one-day workshop. Projects will include a wrapped stone, a hammered bracelet, and several types of rings.
Join professional artist Barbara Berry as you learn the principles of translating what you see to paper. Refine your skills by practicing the concepts of volume, perspective, negative space, shading, line and more.
Get started painting realistically in acrylics by learning the basic skills. Create exciting color and learn techniques for painting light and shadow. Conquer the use of value and master the skills of composing and design.