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Ages 14-17

ages 14-adult

Candle Holder

Create a decorative candle holder to give as a gift or light up your own home! For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected. Thank you to our

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ages 14-adult

Leaf Bowls

Take a page from nature and learn to use leaf forms to make a beautiful bowl! For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected.

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ages 9-adult

Beyond the Lens

A guide to finding the beauty in everyday objects and learning how to use focus, light and staging to make them extraordinary.  Great experience for 4-H projects and Scout Badges!

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ages 14-adult

Canvas Painting

Create a fabulous canvas painting; no experience necessary!  Receive step-by-step instruction for color-mixing, and painting in a relaxing, stress-free environment. Feel free to bring your own beverages and/or snacks.  

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Ages 12-adult

Oil Painting

In this introduction to oil painting, we will discuss best practices in paint, medium and ground selection as well as color mixing, cleaning, maintenance, safety and application of oil paint. Participants will be led through the steps of creating an underpainting, layering and adding finishing detail.      Participants should bring: Set of oil paints* Brush set (be sure it can be used with oils) Palette knife for color mixing Painting surface, canvas or panel, any size Small glass jar with a watertight lid Optional:-Painting reference *Any oil painting set will work; these are just a few options priced at blick.com: Blick

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Ages 12-adult

Observational Drawing

Briefly learn how our brains work and best practices to develop observational skills. Then draw still-life arrangements using a variety of charcoal media. Learn sight drawing, composition, proportion, value relation, edge relation, modeling and style.  Bring your own newsprint pad (18×24), willow or vine charcoal sticks (preferred) or charcoal pencils.

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ages 14-adult

Developing Improv for Teens & Adults

After learning the Nine Rules of Improv, use them to develop two-person and group scenes, and guessing games. Plus, learn to create a performance. We’ll end with a short performance for family and friends. Suggested prerequisite: Introduction to Improv for Teens & Adults

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