Workshops

Sign up for Workshops

To sign up call (414) 229.5535 or stop in the Craft Centre. If a workshop is not running due to low enrollment, students will be notified two days prior to the start date by 5:00pm and a full refund will be given.

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DIY Screen Printed T-Shirts

Date: Tuesdays, October 10 – 24
Time: 6:00-7:30pm
Create your own t-shirt design & screen print a few to take home & share! In this workshop, students will prepare a design to print on t-shirts of their choosing, learn how to prepare & burn a silk screen, & then print it.
Cost: Students – $35 Faculty/Alumni – $50 Community Member – $60
Deadline to sign up: Saturday, Oct. 7 by 5p

 

Book Bind It!

Date: Monday, October 30 & Wednesday, November 1
Time: 6:00-7:30pm
Delve into the basics of book binding as you learn two book binding techniques and create your own personal sketchbook to take with you. A variety of papers will be provided to ensure that your own personal sketchbook or journal is a perfect fit for you!
Cost: Students – $20 Faculty/Alumni – $25 Community Member – $35
Deadline to sign up: Saturday, Oct. 28 by 5p

 

 

 

 

Ceramics

Intro to Wheeling Throwing

 

Learn how to create cylinders, bowls and mugs, in addition to glazing techniques, and leave with your own unique, usable pieces.
Cost – Student: $70  Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $85   Community Member: $100

Session One

Date: Thursdays, September 21 – October 19
Time: 6-8:30p
Deadline to sign up: Tues., September 19 by 5p

Session Two

Date: Mondays, November 6 – December 4
Time: 5:30 -8p
Deadline to sign up: Sat., November 4 by 5p

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Casting With Clay

Date: Wednesdays, October 25 – November 8
Time: 6-8p
Learn to cast clay objects in a plaster mold of your own construction! In this 3 session workshop, you will walk away with a cast copy of a found object and discover the endless combinations you can create, building onto hand-built or wheel thrown sculptures.
Cost: Students – $40 Faculty/Alumni – $50 Community Member – $60
Deadline to sign up: Mon., October 23 by 5p

 

Photography

 

Cyanotype

Date: Friday, September 22
Time: 12-3p
Cyanotype is a photographic process where found objects or already made images can be used to produce a photograph. By painting UV light sensitive chemicals on paper and then putting a transparency on top with an image, its time to go outside to expose the paper. After exposing the paper to UV light for a certain exposure time, the image will appear on paper! Come use this alternative process to make your own images!
Cost: Students – $30 Faculty/Alumni – $35 Community Member – $40
Deadline to sign up: Wed., September 20 by 5p

 

Pinhole Photography

Date: Friday, October 12
Time:1-4p
Use a pinhole camera (a camera without a lens but with a tiny hole to let in light which exposes light sensitive paper inside to make a photograph) to create unique photographic images!
Cost: Students – $35 Faculty/Alumni – $40 Community Member – $45
Deadline to sign up: Wed., October 10 by 5p

 

Traditional Black & White Film Photography

Date: Thursdays, November 21-December 12
Time: 6-8p
Become versed in the basics of black and white photography: shoot with a 35mm camera, develop film, and print your images. Please note that students will need to provide their own camera to use in this class.
Cost: Students – $50 Faculty/Alumni – $60 Community Member – $70
Deadline to sign up: Tues., November 19 by 5p

Metals

Jewelry Basics

Date: Monday, October 9 & Wednesday, October 11
Time: 6-9p
Create your very own rose quarts pendant! In this workshop, you will work with sterling silver to create a complete piece. Techniques learned include tab setting, piercing, riveting, texturing, and finishing.
Cost: Students – $50 Faculty/Alumni – $60 Community Member – $70
Deadline to sign up: Sat., October 7 by 5p

 

Champleve Enameled Pendants

Date: Friday, November 3 – 17
Time: 11a-2p
Use champleve enameling (filling cells in copper made by etching or piercing) to create a unique pendant to take with you.
Cost: Students – $30 Faculty/Alumni – $40 Community Member – $55
Deadline to sign up: Wed., November 1 by 5p

Fibers

Natural Bundle Dyeing

 

Date: Mondays, September 25 & October 2
Time: 6:30-8p
Explore the age old craft of natural plant dyeing and bundle techniques to create your own beautiful, dyed fabric! You will learn to achieve many different styles and serendipitous patterns with different bundle dye techniques.
Cost: Students – $35 Faculty/Alumni – $45 Community Member – $60
Deadline to sign up: Sat., September 23 by 5p

 

Stitching Sampler

 

Date: Wednesdays, October 4 – 18
Time: 6-7:30p
Practice a variety of embroidery stitches and techniques to create a sampler to use for future embroideries.
Cost: Students – $25 Faculty/Alumni – $30 Community Member – $40
Deadline to sign up: Mon., October 2 by 5p

 

Ugly Stuffed Animals

 

Date: Thursdays, November 2 – 16
Time: 6-8p
Paint and print a pattern using stencils and linocut onto your provided fabric and then turn it into an ugly (yet cute) stuffed animal with a stress-free sewing introduction!
Cost: Students – $35 Faculty/Alumni – $45 Community Member – $60
Deadline to sign up: Tues., October 31 by 5p

 

Felted Soap

Date: Monday, December 4
Time: 6-8p
Explore wet felting attached to soap to make an old fashioned loofa and exfoliant. This workshop is a quick, one-time experience that can be used at home to make old fashioned loofas as gifts for your friends and family!
Cost: Students – $15 Faculty/Alumni – $20 Community Member – $30
Deadline to sign up: Sat., December 2 by 5p