2016 Late Spring Class & Workshop Schedule
 

CLASSES - ADULT

 
Introduction to Sculpture
Thursdays, June 2 - July 7 (6 sessions) 6:30-8:30 pm

Instructor: Steve Syverson

  Work with water-based clay to translate what you see into a 3D form. Sculpt basic shapes from a still-life and learn the strengths and limitations of clay sculpture. Learn to build armatures to support larger sculptures and discuss firing, casting and other permanent finishes. We will also discuss other sculpting materials (stone, metal, wax, found materials, plaster).  
 
Tuition: $144
 
Registration deadline: Thursday, May 26
 
 
 

POTTERY CLASSES - ADULT

 
Fun and frolicking classes for beginner to advanced ceramic students at Ancient Echos Arts, 19 Alpine Lane, Chelmsford, MA
Instructor: Sharon Levy
Short Adult Classes
  Recommended for beginners and/or the person who just wants to try out clay and see how come everyone is always laughing and smiling while doing, this class meets once a week for 2 hours. 25 pounds of clay and clay tools are included.  
 
Tuition: $250 (includes 25 lbs. clay and clay tools)
 
Tuesdays, June 14- July 19, 7 pm - 9 pm
Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 7
 
Wednesdays, June 15- July 20, 11 am - 1 pm
Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 8
 
Thursdays, June 16- July 21, 7pm - 9pm
Registration deadline: Thursday, June 9
 
 
Regular Adult Classes
  Recommended for students with recent experience and intermediate to advanced skill level. Regular classes run 6 weeks for 21/2 hours per instructional class and include an additional 2 hours of open studio time per week 25 pounds of clay is included in the cost. Students are responsible for providing their own tools. Flexible open studio times will arranged on an individual basis with the instructor.  
 
Tuition: $350 (includes 25 lbs. clay & 12 hrs open studio time))
 
Tuesdays, June 14- July 19, 11 am - 1:30 pm
Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 7
 
Wednesdays, June 15- July 20, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 8
 
Thursdays, June 16- July 21, 11 am - 1:30 pm
Registration deadline: Thursday, June 9
 
 
For all classes: Additional kiln charges are $3 per pound/per item when taking a class and includes bisque firing, glaze materials and glaze firing. Class size is limited to 4 students.
 

WORKSHOPS

 
Painting "See the Everyday in an Abstract Way"
Saturday, June 11, 1-3 pm

Instructor: David Jones

  Focus on paint spread on a surface, which the artist then reviews and studies to see an abstract shape that will become the driving idea for the finished painting. Finish artworks using this technique with peer ideas and input during the process.  
 
Tuition: $24
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, June 4
 
 
Making an Etched Copper Cuff Bracelet
Saturday, June 25, 9 am-noon & Sunday, June 26, 9am-noon

Instructor: Penny Cox

  In this class you will create your own copper cuff bracelet using a copper etchant. We’ll begin by shapng and sanding a piece of copper. After cleaning your metal the design process can begin. You will either create your own design free hand or using furnished stamps and other provided tools. Once completed each person will make their own etchant and begin that process, The class will continue the next day when the shaping and application of patina will be completed. This is a messy process, so please wear old clothes and maybe even bring an apron. There will be an additional supply fee for each person of $15.  
 
Tuition: $72
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, June 18
 
 
 
 
For additional information, please contact ALLeducation@artsleagueoflowell.org