Jewelry Making

Date:  Wednesday, May 10

Artist:  Jeanney Wharton

Learn the basic techniques of jewelry making with beads, wire and chain.

Class Fee: $10

Materials fee: $15

Teen to Adult• Classes begin at 6:30 p.m.

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Natural Dyeing with Avocado

Teacher: Carol Reed

Ages: Teen-Adult

Fee: $40 ($35members)

Material Fee: $10

2 Sessions:

Session A: Saturday, February 25, 9:00 a.m. to Noon - Closed Out please sign up for Session B

Session B: Saturday, May 20, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Explore the wonderful world of natural dyeing. We will be using avocado pits to dye a large cotton gauze scarf a soft pink. Learn how to mordant, prepare the dye and care for your naturally dyed textile.

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Try it Out! - RAKU Workshop

Teacher: Maureen Joyce

Ages: 14 – Adult

For beginners and novices

Wednesday, May 10 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Fee: $35 ($30 members)

Materials fee: $8

RAKU participants will glaze and fire a prepared form
that you will take home that night. This ancient Japanese process of ceramics yields dramatic results!

Maureen Joyce studied at Carnegie Mellon University, Pitt University and currently studies at Harrisburg Area Community College. ‘MoJo’ had the opportunity to study in Black Mountain, NC where she rekindled her love of clay and its creative possibilities.

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Collage and Mixed Media Workshop

Instructor: Cathy Stone

Ages: 13 – Adult

Fee: $90 member ($110 non-member)

Material fee: $25/bring your own canvas 16 x 20 or larger

Saturday, June 17 

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Bring a lunch!)

Tips and tricks will be shared about collage and we will use collage to work out a design on a smaller scale which will inspire our larger canvas. We will then transfer the design onto our larger support and use collage and other mixed media techniques to recreate our design. Choose any size or format canvas you prefer.

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Fun with Fiber 2.0, The Adult Camp

Teacher: Carol Reed

Ages: Teen-Adult

Saturday, July 1, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Fee: $60 member
($75 non-member) + $20 material fee

Think your kids are having all the fun and wish you could go to camp again? Join us for this 1-day workshop of Fiber Art Camp for adults! We’ll squeeze in the highlights of the kids week including indigo dyeing, weaving, and textile printing. We’ll even do some arm knitting if we have time.

We will take an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or go to one of Carlisle’s many wonderful restaurants.

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Oil Painting Experience-the Adult Camp

Teacher: Carol Reed

Ages: Teen-Adult

Fee: $60 member ($75 non-member)

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Saturday, July 8

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Escape your summer work and attend this 1 day workshop that covers most of the Oil Painting Experience class - for those new to oil painting or just a bit rusty. We’ll play with oil paint, its associated mediums & tools, and learn about color mixing, glazing & texture while completing several paintings.

We’ll break for an hour lunch. Bring your own or visit one of Carlisle’s many wonderful restaurants.

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Greeting Cards for Charity

Facilitator: Angela Sharkey

 

Saturday, August 12 • 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.