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Helen Day Art Center News Aug. 2015 - Fall Adult Classes & Workshops


posted at 4:38 pm Tue Aug 4th, 2015 by (WherezIt_Staff)

 
DROP IN CARVING STUDIO
for our 
 Steamroller Printmaking Workshop
August 15, 16, 22 & 23; 1pm-4pm
at Helen Day Art Center


Prepare your printing block in advance! Drop by Helen Day Art Center any time between 1pm and 4pm to prepare your woodbock for our Steamroller Printmaking Workshop, which is on September 12th. We'll provide carving tools, plywood for your woodblock (or bring your own), bench hooks and space to work. No instruction--open studio time.
*Pre-registration for Steamroller workshop required
WATERCOLOR: 
Painting the Virbrant Colors of Fall w/Robert O'Brien
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 1st & 2nd
9:30am-3:30pm both days

$125(member) | $200

This two-day workshop focuses on painting the splendor of New England's fall landscape. Capture the vibrancy of autumn colors through the layering process and learn techniques for creating light and shadow. All levels welcome. Materials list provided. 
 
Handbuilding with Clay
$125 (member) | $150
(Includes clay, glaze and firing of ceramic pieces)

This hand-building class will focus on functional and sculptural pieces using slabs, coils, and molds to shape, form and mold the clay. Students will learn some surface techniques and decoration for their finished pieces.
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
Fourth Annual Steamroller Printmaking Workshop
An easy introduction to printmaking for beginners, and a great opportunity to make large prints for dedicated artists. Join us for a day of creativity and sushi.  No experience necessary- great for families! Stay all day or stop in anytime to make a few prints.

$20 per person

*Experience Includes:

3 Artist prints (time and materials permitting. If you come with a prepared plate / woodcut this is more likely)
$20 gift Certificate at Sushi Yoshi (Wow!)
ALL DAY FUN with a steamroller!


NOTES:
*Rain date: Sunday, September 13, 9:00am-4:00pm

*No experience or preparation required.
*If you're bringing your own wood or prepared woodblock please pre-varnish it.
*If you'll be carving a woodblock the day of, arrive by 3pm to allow ample carving time. 
*Printmaking can be messy- dress for the occasion.

*HDAC may ask that you donate one print for the benefit of the Art Center, giving HDAC permission to reproduce the image for promotion purposes, and to sell, auction or gift your print to benefit the mission of the Art Center. 

 
UPCOMING CLASSES
EXPRESSIVE AUTUMN LANDSCAPES IN PASTEL
Sunday, October 4
10:00am- 4:30pm
$75 member | $100 non-member
Instructor: Robert Carsten
EXPRESSIONS IN PAINT with 
CLAIRE DESJARDINS
Saturday, Nov 7 and Sunday, Nov 8
9:30am-3:30pm both days
$225 member | $250 non-member
Bright As Quiet
STAINED GLASS
Saturday, November 14
9:00am-4:00pm
$100 member | $125 non-member
Instructor: Sarah Sprague

 
 
 

Register online for Workshops and Classes
Financial Assistance Available
For more information email education@helenday.com or call 802-253-8358. 

 

Education Sponsors

         
Ginny & Hartley Neel
 
 

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Just shop at smile.amazon.com to donate towards Helen Day today! 
 
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Helen Day Art Center
PO Box 411 | 90 Pond St
Stowe, VT 05672

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