Fire it UP! RAKU!

with Maureen Joyce
Saturday, May 19
(weather permitting)
Time: 10-3 p.m. (w/ lunch break)
Fee: $60 ($65 non-member)
Material fee: $25*

Dive deeper into the various firing techniques of Raku. The workshop will have several demonstrations and multiple firings. Students will glaze pre-made bisqueware and experiment with glazes in the multiple firings. Unlike other processes in ceramics, the pieces are removed from the kiln while still glowing hot. Students will learn both the traditional and contemporary techniques that make this kind of firing so exciting! You’ll be able to take home your fired work the day of the workshop.

*Materials fee includes a boxed lunch

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Succulent Mania!

Design your very ownsucculent garden! This is a two-part class with ceramic artist Maureen Joyce, and Nina Poe of Roots Flower Farm. First, you'll design and build your own succulent tray out of textured slabs. And in the second class, you'll learn how to assemble a beautiful succulent arrangement in your clay tray!

Ages: 16 - Adult
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member)
Materials: $25
May 23 (Tray Making) AND May 30 (Arranging)
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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Set the Table

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, June 6
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages 16 to Adult
Fee: $65 ($75 non-member)
Material fee: $20
All materials are supplied, no experience required.

Create 3 distinct pieces for your table, serving or place setting. (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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Make a Face

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, June 13
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Make a mug or vase with a cute little face!
Let Maureen show you how to make a mug that will put a smile on anyone’s mug!
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $35 ($40 non-member)
Material fee: $10
All materials are supplied, no experience required.

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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Paint Night ~ Koi Pond


Teacher: Cathy Stone
Ages 16 – Adult
Thursday, June 14
6:30 p.m.
Fee: $40 member ($45 non-member) + $15 Material fee
Painters will create a 16 x 20 acrylic painting of koi and waterlilies surrounded by water.  All the materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Porcelain Pinch Pots

Teacher: Kirsten Olson
Ages: Teen – Adult,
Fee: $35 ($40 members) + $25 Material fee
Wednesday, June 27
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Practice your pinch poting skills and make truly unique pieces from the finest of clays! In this class, you’ll make three precious pots--jewelry dishes, juice cups, bud vase, galore!
All materials are supplied, no experience required.

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Experimental Mixed Media--The Workshop

2-Days, Adults, All Levels, All New

Art Instructor: Sue Marrazzo, ISAP, NCS

Day/Dates/Times: Friday, June 29th, 2018; 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

                      Saturday, June 30, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm *Bring lunch on Saturday

Fee: $100 Member

($110) Non-Members

Discover creative ways of expression, and how to leave out some traditional art rules. Paint abstractly and experiment. 

Keep your work fresh and alive. Let loose and find your artistic voice. 

*The instructor will share new art supplies.

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                            "Blue Velvet Night" by Sue Marrazzo

                           "Blue Velvet Night" by Sue Marrazzo


Dyeing with Fresh Leaf Indigo

Teacher: Carol Reed

Ages: 12 – Adult

July 7th, Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Fee: $40 member/$45 non-member

Materials Fee: $20

Create a sky blue silk scarf dyeing with fresh indigo leaves. We’ll be using indigo harvested from the instructor’s garden that morning.  No vat, no chemicals, no blue hands (or not very blue!).  Join us to learn about one of the simplest and most beautiful indigo applications. While our textiles are dyeing there will be another fiber-based project to explore.

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Cut-It-Out!

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, July 18
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages 12 to Adult

Fee: $35 Member ($40 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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Paint Night ~ Lake Reflections

Teacher: Cathy Stone
Ages 16 – Adult
Thursday, Sept. 6
6:30 p.m.
Fee: $40 member ($45 non-member) + $15 Material fee
Painters will create an original design of Fall trees reflected in a quiet lake on a 16 x 20 canvas. All the materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Open Paint Studio

Thursdays at 7 p.m. •  $10 per session

Work along with other CALC artists! Session begins with a 15-30 minute demonstration on various techniques followed by a 2 hour independent work session. Bring your own materials, work on your own project.


April 12 • Carol Reed, Facilitator

“Ways to Abstraction”  We will explore various ways to create abstract paintings

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May 10 • Cathy Stone, Facilitator

Cathy will introduce the rule of thirds as it applies to composing your works.

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Greeting Cards for Charity

Facilitator: Angela Sharkey
Saturday, August 4 • 10:00 am to Noon
All Ages • FREE!
Enjoy a fun, creative class as you make a special and meaningful card for a child who is sick in the hospital. You will make between 2-3 handmade greeting cards in this class as you follow some guidelines on content. The “Cards For Hospitalized Kids” organization will distribute new hand made greeting cards to sick children in hospitals in the USA. Cards will be collected after the class and mailed to Cards For Hospitalized Kids in one large envelope.

“Making one person smile can change the world.
Maybe not the whole world, but their world.”

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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. If the student cancels with a notice of at least 30 days prior to the start of the class a gift certi cate will be issued for 100% of the class fee. If the student cancels with less than 30 days prior notice a gift certi cate will be issued for 90% of the class value.