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 one day prior to the start date by 10:00a and a full refund will be given.

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DIY Screen Printed T-Shirts

Date: Mondays, February 26-March 12
Time: 6-7:30p
Create your own t-shirt design & screen print a few to take home & share!
Cost: Students – $35   Faculty/Alumni – $45   Community Member – $55
Deadline to sign up: Friday, February 23 by 5pm

Drypoint Etching With Plastic
Date: Tuesdays, March 13-April 10 (No class March 20)
Time: 5:30-7:30p
Scratch into a plastic plate, ink it up, and print multiples using this branch of intaglio printmaking that utilizes cheaper supplies and can be done at home.
Cost: Students – $45   Faculty/Alumni – $55   Community Member – $65
Deadline to sign up: Saturday, March 10 by 5p

Block Printing With Linoleum
Date: Wednesdays, April 18-May 9
Time: 6-8p
Experience the process of cutting your own linoleum block and printing it yourself to make multiples of your unique image with this easy printmaking method!
Cost: Students – $35   Faculty/Alumni – $45   Community Member – $55
Deadline to sign up: Monday, April 16 by 5p

 

 

Ceramics

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Date: Wednesdays, February 14-March 14
Time:  6-8:30p
Learn how to create cylinders, bowls, and mugs, in addition to glazing techniques, and leave with your own unique, usable pieces.

Cost: Students – $70   Faculty/Alumni – $85   Community Member – $100

Deadline to sign up: Monday, February 12 by 5p

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Ceramic Decoration

Date: Saturdays, March 31-April 21

Time: 1-3p
Learn basic surface techniques used in ceramics like slip-trailing, mishima, stenciling, and more on test tiles and leave with a knowledge of ceramic decoration and how to utilize our glaze room. This workshop is great for those experienced in ceramics looking to learn more as well as beginners!
Cost: Students – $35   Faculty/Alumni – $ 40  Community Member – $45
Deadline to sign up: Thursday, March 29 by 5p

Handbuilding With Coils
Date: Tuesdays, April 24-May 8
Time: 6-8p
Make a ceramic pot using the traditional technique of building with coils!
Cost: Students – $25   Faculty/Alumni – $30   Community Member – $35
Deadline to sign up: Saturday, April 21 by 5p

 

 

Photography & Film 

***Due to facility issues, the darkroom will be closed for the Spring Semester, but check out our free Open Photo Workshop: Cameras Through the Ages on Tuesday, March 27 from 6-7:30p & Open Photo Workshop: Developing Film on Thursday, May 3 from 6-7:30p (more information on our “Free Events” Page).

iPhone Filmmaking Workshop
Date: Thursday, March 8
Time: 5:30-8:30p
Join filmmaker Angie Reza Tures as she covers methods like shooting, lighting, basic story development, interview techniques, and editing. For more information, please see our “Femme Frontera” page earlier in the calendar.
Cost: Students – $20   Faculty/Alumni – $25   Community Member – $30
Deadline to sign up: Tuesday, March 6 by 5p

 

Metals

 

Texture and Riveting: Basics of Metalsmithing
Date: Friday, March 9 & Saturday, March 10
Time: 1-4p
Learn how to create a beautiful mixed-metal jewelry piece using saws, hammers and other fun metalsmithing tools! With just a few tools, and your imagination you could make: a necklace, a pair of earrings, a fancy keychain, or another metals creation you think up!
Cost:  Students – $45  Faculty/Alumni – $50   Community Member – $55
Deadline to sign up: Wednesday, March 7 by 5p

Kitsch Kraft Jewelry

Date: Saturdays, February 17 & 24
Time: 1-3p
Take non-traditional materials like metal, paper, ribbon, and plastic to create fast and crafty kitsch craft jewelry!
Cost:  Students – $15  Faculty/Alumni – $20   Community Member – $25
Deadline to sign up: Thursday, February 15 by 5p

Altered Felt Jewelry
Date: Saturdays, April 7-28
Time:  12:30-2:30p
Use techniques such as embroidery and felting to alter pre-felted objects that you will then create a copper or and sterling silver piece to house! You will choose to create a pendant, pin, or earrings in this one of a kind workshop.
Cost:  Students – $60  Faculty/Alumni – $70   Community Member – $80
Deadline to sign up: Thursday, April 5 by 5p

Glass Bead Making
Date: Monday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 25
Time:  6-8p
Mold glass rods into beads of any color and unique style in this two day workshop!
Cost:  Students – $30 Faculty/Alumni – $35   Community Member – $40
Deadline to sign up: Friday, April 20 by 5p

***Also check-out our free Open Radical Jewelry Makeover Workshops on Sunday, February 25 from 1-3p & Thursday, March 29 from 6-8p.

 

 

Fibers

 

Marble Your Own Scarf
Date: Monday, February 12
Time: 5:30-7:30p
Gain a brief introduction to textile marbling along with the magical process of fabric design and leave with multiples of your own marbled scarves.
Cost: Students – $20   Faculty/Alumni – $25   Community Member – $30
Deadline to sign up: Friday, February 9 by 5p

Spirit Medicine Dolls
Date: Thursdays, February 22 & March 1
Time: 6-8p
Using multiple fiber materials and dried herbs and flowers as stuffing, make a personalized Spirit Medicine doll used to present a spirit, soul, or goal in your life.
Cost: Students – $20   Faculty/Alumni – $25   Community Member – $30
Deadline to sign up: Tuesday, February 20 by 5p

Stitching Sampler
Date: Wednesdays, March 28-April 11
Time: 5:30-7p
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: Monday, March 26 by 5p

Make Your Own Tote

Date: Mondays, April 23-May 7
Time: 6-8p
Join this all-inclusive make your own tote bag workshop where you will learn sewing basics and block print your favorite imagery or text onto your bag!
Cost: Students – $30   Faculty/Alumni – $40   Community Member – $50
Deadline to sign up: Friday, April 20 by 5p

 

 

2D Work

 

Sequential Art Workshop
Date: Thursdays, February 8-March 8
Time: 6-8p
From writing scripts to inking your own sketches, we will walk through how to go about creating a one to two page sequential art story! This workshop is best suited for intermediate to advanced drawers.
Cost: Students – $45   Faculty/Alumni – $55   Community Member – $65
Deadline to sign up: Tuesday, February 6 by 5p

Paper Marbling
Date: Tuesday, March 6
Time: 6-8p
Learn about the mesmerizing process of paper marbling and walk away with your own decorative paper full of fun and colorful patterns!
Cost: Students – $15   Faculty/Alumni – $20   Community Member – $35
Deadline to sign up: Saturday, March 3 by 5p

Basic Drawing
Date: Thursdays, March 29-April 26
Time: 5:30-7:30p
Whether a beginner or wanting to advance current skills, you’ll get the basics of drawing in this workshop and walk away with a fully developed drawing of your own.
Cost: Students – $40   Faculty/Alumni – $50   Community Member – $60
Deadline to sign up: Tuesday, March 27 by 5p

Art Journaling
Date: Wednesday, April 11 & Thursday, April 12
Time: 6-8p
Love decorative journals and planners? Join us to learn the basics of lettering, design, and organization so that you can have your very own!
Cost: Students – $25   Faculty/Alumni – $30   Community Member – $35
Deadline to sign up: Monday, April 9 by 5p