Intro to Metal Jewelry: Riveting & Texture

Teacher: Gretchen Shea
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $40 ($45 non-members)
Materials Fee: $10
Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Please join me in this beginner level, metal jewelry making class. In this class, we will review texturing and riveting metal. I will show you the techniques, we’ll practice, and then I will set you free to create. You will even leave the class with a completed pendant!
*No experience necessary. All tools & supplies provided.

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Intro to Metal Jewelry: Learn to Love Your Jeweler’s Saw

Teacher: Gretchen Shea
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $40 ($45 non-members)
Materials Fee: $10
Wednesday, April 17
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Do you have a jewelers saw just sitting in a drawer because it’s too hard to use?  Come to this class and you’ll learn to love your jeweler’s saw! We will go over how to load the saw blade, proper techniques for sawing metal, and tips and tricks to make sawing your favorite thing! You will leave class with a finished pendant.
*No experience necessary. All tools & supplies provided. Bring your own saw, or use mine!

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Intro to Metal: Color on Metal

Teacher: Gretchen Shea
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $40 ($45 non-members)
Materials Fee: $10
Wednesday, May 8
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
In this class, we will discuss different ways to add color to your metal jewelry. You will get a chance to work with a long acting patina, Liver of Sulfur patina and alcohol inks. I’ll show you how to prepare your metal and how to finish it. You will leave the class with a finished pendant!
*No experience necessary. All tools & supplies provided.

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Improv Basics

Teacher: Melissa Ford
Ages: Adult
5 Thursdays
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
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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Mexican Clay Suns

Instructor: Demi Hauseman
2 Saturdays
May 18, 25
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 ($60 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

In Mexico, bright suns are symbols of positive values and energy. Make your own Mexican clay sun to hang in your garden. Workshop will be two sessions; the first session we’ll build a slab clay form over a plaster mold, the second session, you’ll use underglaze to design a colorful pattern on the face of your sun. Completed suns will be readyfor pick-up approximately 1 week after the 2nd class.

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Garden Mosaics

Instructor: Jeanney Wharton
4 Tuesdays
July 2, 9, 16, 23
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 ($60 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

Decorate your garden with mosaic balls! Bring color and whimsy to your garden by learning basic techniques for outdoor mosaics.

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Upcycled Teacup Planter

Instructor: Lori Yingst
Wednesday, July 10
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Class Fee: $30.00 ($40 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

Using cement and upcycled tea cups we will create standing or hanging planters for your garden. Teacups will be provided or you can bring own.

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Upcycled Wind Chimes

Instructor: Lori Yingst
Wednesday, August 14
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Class Fee: $30.00 ($40 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

Spoons and various kinds of wood provided or bring your own spoons, favorite branch, driftwood or a piece of weathered wood.

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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.