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DRAWING WITH COFFEE at the Art Association of Oswego

DRAWING WITH COFFEE at the Art Association of Oswego

It’s like 2 hours of SPA TIME for your mind!
Bring your own coffee. We’ll supply all the materials and the inspiration.
Make drawings along with a variety of guest instructors.

$10 per person all materials provided.
Ages 16 and over. No experience necessary!
Saturdays 10:00-noon. No need to pre-register.

  • October 7: Drawing in Reverse (white on black) w/ Bill DeMott
  • October 14 Self-directed drawing session with facilitator (only $5)
  • October 21 Open figure drawing (nude model) with facilitator
  • October 28 Self-directed drawing session with facilitator (only $5)

Class: Beginner Ceramics w/ Linda Shannon

When: Thursdays, October 12 – Nov 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beginning techniques and information will be taught with demonstration of hand building methods and throwing on the wheel. Optional theme is Holiday Decor & Giving. Cost is $182 for AAO members or $245 for non-members. Pre-registration and payment in full required. Click HERE for more information and to register.


Class: Intro to Stained Glass with Laurie Kester

When: Tues & Thurs, Oct 10 & 12

Learn how to work in the craft of stained glass in this 2-day class.  Students will learn the fundamentals of cutting stained glass, taping, soldering, and finishing a night-light project.  All the tools and materials will be supplied by the instructor, so this is a great risk-free way to learn how to do stained glass without the investment of purchasing tools. Cost is $42 for AAO members and $60 for non-members, prepaid. In addition, materials & tool usage is $25, paid to instructor on the first night of class. Pre-registration and payment in full required. Click HERE for more information and to register.

 

 


Class: 6 Week Stained Glass w/ Laurie Kester

When: Thursdays, October 19 – November 23 @ 10 AM – 1 PM

This 6-week class is for adults, 16 years and older, who are interested in learning how to work in stained glass. This class will give students an opportunity to design their own mid-sized stained glass art piece, learn the Tiffany method of copper foil, how to solder and finish their piece. Students will be required to have their own tools and materials. Click HERE for more information and to register.

 


Class: Harvest Stoneware Ceramics w/ Linda Knowles

When: Wednesdays, October 25 – November 29 @ 6 PM – 9:00 PM

Join instructor Linda Knowles in creating one of a kind teapots, mugs, bowls or candlesticks just in time for the holidays. Bringing drawings, photos and ideas for designs is encouraged. Cost is $133 for members, and $190 for non-members. Materials fees to be paid at the first class with cash or check payable to the AAO: $15 for glaze & firing, $20 for 25 lbs of clay. (If you have enough clay, you don’t need to buy more.) Click HERE for more information and to register.

 

 


Class: Monotypes and Monoprints w/ Bill Demott

When: Tuesdays, October 17 & 24 @ 6 PM-9:30 PM

Students will explore various printmaking methods that are used to make one-of-a-kind prints. Methods include printing with water based inks, oil-based inks, and printing monoprints from collagraph plates. Cost is $49 for AAO members, $70 for non-members. There is also an additional cost of $5 per sheet of printmaking paper. Click HERE for information and to register.

 


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