Jewelry

For students who have taken at least three Metal Clay classes, this advanced class will cover new techniques through experimentation. Specific assignments take your basic knowledge to the next level. Explore riveting, sewing metal, leather, and incorporating found objects into your work. Material fee of $35 paid to the instructor.

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  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $360.00

Learn basic and advanced enameling techniques. We will be sifting, painting, and even drawing on our glass to create unique enameled jewelry. After enameling, the pieces will be mounted and put together to make colorful, artistic, and one of a kind wearable art.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Michel McNabb
    Fee: $360.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $360.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Further your techniques in surface settings, bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $360.00

Metal clay is a compound of organic binders infused with metals such as copper, bronze, or silver that fuses into a solid metal when fired. By manipulating the clay with rubber stamps, carving tools, and hand building, this exciting new medium can be used to create one-of-a-kind jewelry or sculpture pieces. For beginners to intermediate learners, this class is the real-life version of weaving straw into gold! Material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class - new students $55, returning students $35.

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $360.00
Photography

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical and aesthetic decisions that confront the experienced photographer. Weekly assignments challenge you to exercise your unique visual awareness in a variety of styles and techniques. The class surveys the history of photography as a means to explore and refine personal style.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00

Learn to take full advantage of your camera?s potential and become proficient in using manual settings to create a personal style. Weekly projects in addition to in-class workshops reinforce practical experience for each student. Discussions consider composition and the fundamentals that transform a decent photograph into a work of art. The advantages of digital technology are addressed, as well as the preparation of an image for printing.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00

In this course, the experienced photographer develops a cohesive body of work that's ready for both exhibitions and publications. Topics such as printing, sizing, resolution, tonal levels, framing techniques and hanging approaches to suit the space are explored in depth. Options for publishing, self-publishing, determining social-media platforms, branding and creating an artist's statement are all considered. Discovering established galleries and alternative spaces (as well as the increasingly popular online galleries), determining pricing, and the planning of opening receptions are also central themes. In short, the class is for the photographer who's ready to venture out of the studio with a sense of comfort, creativity and professionalism.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $300.00

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to import, organize, alter, and enrich images from subtle, simple corrections to dramatic, complex effects. Recompose, recolor, and create works of art using original photographs. Experiment with layering, combining multiple images, and blending. Some experience with Photoshop or Lightroom is helpful, but not required.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $240.00
  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $240.00

Improve your skill for taking indoor photographs ? learn how to light any subject to obtain the effect you desire. Explore light and depth of field for macro-photography, gain experience using lighting techniques in the studio as well as available light.

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $300.00