Experimental Mixed Media 1-Day Workshop

Teacher: Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS
Ages: Adults, All Levels
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Each date is a separate class
Time: 10:00 – 3:00 p.m. *Bring a lunch
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member) + $15 Materials Fee

A true mixed media abstract art workshop. Discover new ways of art expression. Students will learn new art techniques while experimenting. Let loose and find your artistic voice. A materials list will be provided upon registration and instructor will share some new art supplies.

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Improv Basics

Teacher: Melissa Ford
Ages: Adult
5 Tuesdays
November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member)

This is a basic introduction to "long form" improvisation, including “Yes, and," character creation, and object work. Classes will consist of group exercises to get people comfortable interacting with each other onstage, with a focus on enjoying the creative process and having fun together. Give yourself an excuse to laugh and play more! The class will end with a performance to show off your new skills to friends and family!

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Bundle Dye with Flowers and Herbs

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen-Adult 
Time: 9:30 a.m to 12 p.m.
Saturday, August 24

Fee: $40 ($45 non-member) + $15 Materials Fee

Keep the wonderful colors of summer with you all year round.  Join us and bundle dye with flowers and herbs from the instructors dye garden and local farms.  We’ll create a colorful silk scarf while learning about natural dyes and mordant.  While the silk scarves are “cooking” we’ll pound color into a cotton bandanna using the same flowers and the “Hapa Zome” technique.

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Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, August 28
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages 12 to Adult
Fee: $40 Member ($45 Non-Member)
Material fee: $10.00

Create a ceramic lantern using a pre-thrown form. Maureen will show you how to cut out shapes to make a beautiful lantern. Students will select a glaze and Maureen will fire your piece and it will be ready for you to pick up in about a week after the class. All tools and materials are provided, no experience needed. Some tools used are sharp knives and adult supervision is needed for younger participants.

Maureen Joyce is the director of ArtsLive and a member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen living in Carlisle PA.  She attended Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh and currently studies at Harrisburg Area Community College. She teaches a variety of ceramic workshops at CALC to encourage participants to explore clay’s various possibilities.

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Weaving 101 

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen - Adult
Time: 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26
Fee:  $20 ($25 non-members)
Materials Fee: $15
Take a break and explore tapestry weaving. You will learn to warp a simple loom, plain weave, create pile or fringe and remove the weaving from the loom and finish it.  Each student will have 2 small wooden looms (approx. 3” x 2 ¾”) to make wall hangings, necklaces or ornaments and a cardboard loom to experiment with.

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CALC Refund Policy for Art Classes
Carlisle Arts Learning Center does not provide a cash refund for cancellation of art classes, unless the class is cancelled by CALC. In order to request a withdrawal from a class or workshop, students must contact CALC at least 5 days before the first class meeting. Students who request a withdrawal at least 5 days prior to the first meeting will receive a 90% tuition class credit. Students withdrawing fewer than 5 days from the first day of class are not eligible for a class credit.
Please note we are unable to provide make-up opportunities, prorate or provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts.