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visual arts class! Thisseries will give students a chance to create projects based on famous artworks throughout history and from around the globe. Students will spend their days experimenting with a variety of exciting art materials and techniques. Emphasis is placed on developing creativity and imagination with a special focus on skill building. Participants invite their family and friends to their art show at the end of the session. Students should wear clothes that they can get messy. Five year olds must have completed kindergarten. Inst.: Jim Halloran and Nathan Drake. Ages 5-8 April 2-6 9am-3pm $297 616810A Fairlington Community Center SPRING FASHION WEEK! Students will learn the basics of Machine and Hand Sewing by learning various Seam Finishesand techniques in order to clean finish sewing projects. Students will create a Shift Dress and put their own original spin on their designs. At weeks end we will have a photo shoot for our 2012 look book! Students will also complete a Fashion Art Presentation including concept boards, customer and designer profiles, and original fashion sketches! All supplies included. Inst.: Elaine Griffin. Ages 11-16 April 2-6 9am-3pm $325
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3501 South 2nd Street, Arlington, VA 22204 Studio #: 703.228.5925 The drop-in open studio program is offered in pottery and photography for participants with previous experience and is first-come first-serve. Independent study programs are offered in jewelry and woodshop, pre-registration is required. Questions on access and inclusion call 703-228-5918. Learn how to qualify for reduced fees by calling 703-228-5920. TIY 703-228-4743.
Hours Monday 9:30am - 12:30 pm 2:00pm 5:00 pm
Pottery Open Open Open
Photo Open Open Open
6:30pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30 pm
PreRegistration Required lOam-2pm PreRegistration Required
Saturday REGISTRATION BEGINS MARCH 14TH!!! Register online - https://registration.arlingtonva.us Phone / Registration Office - 703.228.4747 Mail - fill out form from online or in Enjoy Arlington brochure Fax - form from online or Enjoy Arlington brochure
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2:00pm - 5:00 pm
lOam-2pm PreRegistration Required
OPENSTUDIO(Pottery and Photography) - Per Block of Time, 3hrs Arlington County Residents $18 • Non-County Residents $23 OPENSTUDIO(Pottery and Photography) - Multi-Pass (6 sessions) Arlington County Resident $100 • Non-County Residents $126 **Senior Discounts (residents only) available for multi-passes, inquire at the front desk. INDEPENDENT STUDY Jewelry and Woods hop $20 per weekly 3hr time block • $27 per Saturday 4hr time block. A minimum of 5 people are needed to run each independent study program. Please register at least a week in advance with Roslyn Delos Reyes. View space availability on www.arthubnews.blogspot.com. Supplies Clay must be purchased in the studio, $15 for 25 lb. bag. No outside clay. Lockers inquire at the front desk for price & availability. Questions contact studio manager Roslyn Delos Reyes 703.228.5918 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Online, over the phone or via fax credit cards only. Credit cards and checks accepted via mail. Payment plan options are available, please call the Registration Office at 703.228.4747to inquire.
Questions regarding art classesand workshops contact:
Jessica Sauer, 703.228.5922/ email@example.com ARLINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION
Creative Resources Section, Community Arts Unit Contact Information Art Class Info: Jessica Sauer, firstname.lastname@example.org Fairlington Art Studios, 3308 SStafford St., 22206 Sheri BArtholow 703.228.6492/ email@example.com
TJArt Studios, 3501 S 2nd St., 22204 RoslynDelos Reyes703.228.5925or 5918/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Art Center, 5722 Lee Hwy, 22207 / 703.228.0550
GIRL SCOUT WORKSHOPS We can help you earn Brownie Badges: "Puppets, Dolls and Plays" or "Color and Shapes," and Junior Badges: "Drawing and Painting," "Ceramics and Clay" or "Photograms." Just $15 per participant for most workshops; $18 for the Photo.gram workshop. Troop "'~'-;iiJ maximum is 15; minimum six. Call 703-22B-591B or email email@example.com \---<-,s,.o for more information and scheduling. Register early. Pre-paid reservations are required.
YOUTH AND FAMILY CLASSES
HAND IN HAND Thisparent and child class is geared to teach your toddler the first steps in the creative world of art. With guidance from the instructor, the parent /caregiver will guide their child through art projects with fun and ease. It is amazing what tots can do. All materials are included. Come dressed to make a mess! If you have any questions regarding this class contact Jessica Sauer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Staff Ages 2-4 B Sessions $77 310106A Tues.. Apr. 17, 10:00-11:OOam MIXED MEDIA FAMILY FUN Thisclass is for a parent or caregiver and a child. Adult and child will explore the five basic genres of the visual arts through themed projects: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and collage. All materials included. Plan to get messy; wear old clothes. Lee Center. Inst.: Kallem Ages 4-6 B Sessions $99 320113A Sat., Apr. 21, 10:00-11:30am ART ADVENTURES Young artists will discover the world of texture, line, shape and color as they create original artwork. A wide range of basic skillsis developed including painting, drawing, collage making, printmaking and sculpture. All supplies included. Wear a smock or clothes that can get messy. Lee Center. Inst.: Halloran Ages 4-6 B Sessions $ 104 320105A Tues., Apr. 17, 4:30-5:30pm DRAWN SIMPLY Kids will express themselves creatively using a variety of drawing materials including pencil. charcoal, oil pastel and watercolor while learning fundamental drawing principles and experimenting with drawing materials on various textured and colored papers. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Halloran Ages 5-7 B Sessions $B9 320121A Wed., Apr. 18, 4:30-5:30pm MANGA DRAWING Kids will express themselves creatively using a variety of drawing materials including pencil, charcoal. oil pastel and watercolor while learning fundamental drawing principles and experimenting with drawing materials on various textured and colored papers. Lee Center. Inst.: Sauer Ages 10-15 BSessions $113 320108A Wed., Apr. 18,4:30-6:00pm INTRO TO SEWING Learn the basics of machine and hand sewing! We'll teach you various seam finishes and techniques in order to clean finish sewing projects. Students will complete a sewing sampler, pillow, and gathered skirt. All materials included. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Griffin Ages 11-15 4 Sessions $120 320120A Thurs.,Apr. 19, 4:30-6:30pm
PAINT-A-PLATE Monday and Wednesday 6:30-9:30pm Saturdays, 2:00-5:00pm Create custom plates, bowls and mugs for persona I can make really special gifts for that favorite someone. Come join us in our creative environment and transform a ceramic plate into a work of art! It's an exciting and unique activity for all ages and ability levels. Each session is on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Groups of five or more must make a reservation. Just $15 per piece and you pick up the finished product the following week. Thomas Jefferson Art Studios. For more information, contact Roslyn: (703) 22B-591Bemail@example.com. ARTFUL PARTIES Celebrate your next birthday, shower, or anniversary right here in Arlington! Choose your own creative party and our art staff will guide your group through a unique, exciting and playful experience! For more information, please visit us at: www.arthubnews.blogspot.com.
NEXT STEP IN FASHION Take that next step beyond the basics of sewing. Learn fundamentals of fashion drawing while designing and sewing an intermediate project idea. All materials included. Project Runway here you come! Fairlington Center. Inst.: Griffin Ages 11-154 Sessions $120 320122A Thurs.. May. 15, 4:30-6:30pm BEADING FUN FOR ALL! Thisis a family style beading workshop. A great workshop for parent /caregiver and child to learn the basics of beading through simple techniques. Make and take necklace and bracelet. All supplies included. Please only register the child. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Lee Ages 7-12 1 Session $33 340151A Sat., Apr. 21, 10:00am-12:00pm
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*NEW* KNITTING HATS & SCARVES Yes, it is spring but why not get a jump on next winter with your knitting projects? Thisquarter's knitting class will focus on hats and scarves. Any size hat can be knit with two or more needles. Thisclass is a great option for beginning knitting students. Basic knowledge of knitting required. Bring a set of needles to the first class; all other materials will be discussed then. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Randall Ages 15-Adult 4 Sessions $61 340112A Wed., Apr. 18, 7:00-8:30pm SEW EASY In this is a basic sewing we will select a pattern and material in the first class so that we may be able to start sewing by the second class. Thisclass is hands on and can vary from very inexpensive to very costly. Sewing for yourself or your loved ones is very rewarding, come and see a whole new world open up for you when you learn to sew. Sewing machines provided. A supply list will be emailed to participants beforethe start of the class. Fairlington Center.lnst.: Griffin Ages Adults 5 Sessions $145 340111A Sat., Apr. 21, 10:00am-12:00pm *NEW* SEW WHAT'S NEXT? Thisis an advanced beginning sewing class great for those who have finished their first sewing project and want to learn where to go from there. Come with project ideas or pick the instructor's brain for ideas. Machines provided however students are welcome to bring their own. Instructor will give supply list the first day of class. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Griffin Ages Adults 6 Sessions $ 165 340 113A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:00pm BUILD A BENCH Thisis an intermediate level woodworking class that will teach machine setup and usage, prepping material, joinery layout, hand cut mortise and tenon joints and more while building a bench. All materials provided. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Mann Ages Adults 7 Sessions $195 340181A Wed., Apr. 18, 7:00-9:30pm *NEW* WALL BOX Woodworkers old and new, come learn how to build a hanging wall box with sliding doors. Basic veneering, joinery and the french cleat will be put to use. Intended for both students who are new at the craft and those with experience. Thisclass will teach the fundamentals of using machines and hand tools while creating a unique attractive wall mounted box. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Mann Ages Adults 7 Sessions $205.00 340184A Thurs.,Apr. 19, 7:00-9:30pm Arlington County can provide upon request reasonable accomodations for people with disabilities. Arlington County does not want fees to be a barrier for those who participate in County Classes, camps, or programs. Call 703.228.5920 to learn how to qualify for reduced fees. ITY 703.228.4743
Have fun creating three-dimensional clay sculptures and learn basics in hand building through themed projects. Students are encouraged to use their imaginations and add personal flair to their work. Thisclass is for all levels, returning students are encouraged to retake this class to refine their skillsand learn more. All materials included. Lee Center. Inst.: Drake Ages 7-9 8 Sessions $125 320119A Wed., Apr. 18, 4:30-6:00pm YOUNG POTTERS A basic introduction to the potter's wheel with a focus on centering, throwing and decorating techniques Lessonswill include throwing bowl and cylinder forms along with finishing and glazing. Thisis a great class for beginners and for students who have some knowledge of throwing on a potter's wheel. Wear a smock clothes that can get messy and a towel. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Alexander Ages 10- 16 8 Sessions $ 143 320115A Thurs.,Apr. 19, 4:30-6:30pm PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY Thisfun and easy way to decorate your own functional pottery is great for the whole family or just a relaxing day by yourself or friends. Two pieces of pottery are permitted per registered student, great for gifts! Learn techniques in painting, sponging and stenciling with underglazes to create a one-of-a-kind piece. All materials included. An adult must accompany children under eight. Finished pieces will be ready for pickup (after they are fired in the kiln) two weeks from date of the workshop at TJArt Studios at Thomas Jefferson Center. Lee Center. Inst.: Drake Ages 6-Adult 1 Session $38 320101A Sat., Apr. 21, 12:30-2:00pm 320101B Sat., May 5, 12:30-2:00pm
DARKROOM PHOTO LIVES! Vintage darkroom photography is coming back! Thisclass is suited for those with past experience looking to dust off that 35mm film camera. Maybe you missthe smell of stop bath, or you just love seeing the print almost magically appear before your eyes in the developer? There are many reasons to go back into the darkroom after (or before) getting your fill of mega pixels and Photoshop. The class will review basic camera controls and cover 35mm film developing and darkroom enlarging in depth. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Rutins Ages 15-Adult 8 Sessions $237 340171A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:30pm *NEW* PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS Digital photography enthusiasts looking to clean up their library of photos will love this easy introduction into the world of Photoshop. Perfect class for beginning Photoshop users. Come with laptop furnished with at least Photoshop Elements installed and with images to work on.Fairlington Center. Inst.: Golfer Ages 15-Adult 8 Sessions $146 340172A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:00pm *NEW* ALTERNATIVE PROCESS IN PHOTOGRAPHY Do you like working in the black/white darkroom but wish you could add color to your images? Do you enjoy shooting with a camera, but you're really a painter or printmaker at heart? Thisis the class for you. Students will learn how to make multiple high-contrast enlarged negatives to optimize image detail and print on hand-sensitized supports. The class will introduce the cyanotype and gum dichromat printing, and returning students may wish to experiment with other processes of their choice. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Rutins Ages 15-Adult 8 Sessions $237 340175A Thurs.,Apr. 19, 7:00-9:30pm *NEW* FAUX FINISH FOR WALLS Approach your bare walls without inhibition and create stunning finishes for your home. The finishes learned in this class are also great for furniture, picture frames, really anything that you can find to paint! Techniques covered: Cloudy Color Wash, Stripes, Stamping, Strie (Faux Fabric)and Combing. Mixing glazes, staple glazes to have on hand, handling corners, baseboards and ceilings and much more will be covered. A $35 supply fee is due to the instructor at the first session. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Trembley Ages Adults 3 Sessions $153 340176A Tues., Apr. 17, 6:30-9:30pm *NEW* STENCILING ON WALLS Try your hand at stenciling images on walls to create designer looks. Learn how to incorporate these stencils with your faux finishes. A $25 supply fee is due to the instructor at the first session. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Trembley Ages Adults 2 Sessions $53 340177A Tues., May 8, 7:00-9:30pm
CERAMICS: HANDBUlLDlNG FOR FAMILIES Want to build something functional and sculptural in clay by handbuilding? We'll teach you pinching, coiling and slab construction techniques. Surface decoration and glazing will also be covered. Individual guidance is given for all levels of experience with special attention to beginning students. Experienced students can pursue independent projects with guidance. No outside clay or glazes are permitted. Thisclass fires to cone 6. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.:Edwards Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $132 320102ASat., Apr. 21, 10:00-11:30am WOODWORKING FAMILY FUN Thisclass is a parent/guardian and child beginning woodworking class. A great way to spend time with your child while creating and learning the basics of woodworking while using hand tools. The class focuses on creating one project and the theme this session is games. Please register child only. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Fort Ages 6-13 5 Sessions $106 320125ASat., Apr. 21, 10:00-11:30am
TEEN AND ADULT CLASSES
POTTERY: THROWING ON THE WHEEL Discover the joy of creating functional clay vessels such as mugs, bowls and vases. Beginners are introduced to basic wheel techniques such as wedging, centering and throwing. Surface decoration, glazing and trimming skillsare also covered. Repeat and experienced students are welcome and encouraged to learn new techniques. Students should bring a towel, notebook and $11 to purchase tools at the first session. Open studio time at TJ Art Studios is included and can be used throughout the duration of the class. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Jason Alexander Ages Adults 8 Sessions $244 340125A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:30pm Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $244 340125B Thurs.,Apr. 19, 7:00-9:30pm *NEW* TRY IT, POTTERY BETTER HANDLES . J '" • Thisdemonstration workshop will focus on pulled handles; pu from the vessel and attaching prepared handles. Demonstrations will include throwing and finishing pots requiring handles, such as mugs, pitchers and baskets. A fun and educational experience for those who have at least taken a beginner class. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Alexander Ages 16-Adult 1 Session $40 340155A Sat., May 5, 9:30am-1 :OOpm
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*NEW* TRY IT POTTERY BETTER LIDS Thisdemonstration workshop will focus on making lids. Demonstrations will include measuring techniques to ensure a good fit, throwing lids off the mound, how to cover pots that are not round and throwing lids upside down. A fun and educational experience for those who have at least taken a beginner class. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Alexander Ages 16-Adult 1 Session $40 340156A Sat., May 12, 9:30am-1 :OOpm LOOK, SEE, DRAW Thisclass will teach a variety of exercises designed to enable students to trust their eyes and quiet their voices. Representational drawing is not an innate trait, drawing skillscan be learned like any other. Looking at things in a different way is a large part of drawing along with c-hr,,",c.c-': and values (lights and darks). Bring your preferred drawing materials. Upon request a supply can be provided. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Kallem Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $ 133 340141A Wed., Apr. 18, 7:00-9:00pm PAINTING, BEGINNING " BEYOND Thisclass provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals and intermediate aspects of painting. Emphasis is placed on individual development, so all levels are welcome. Instruction will focus on technique, composition and color. Both oil and acrylic paints are permitted. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Halloran Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $ISI 340137A Thurs.,Apr. 19, 7:00-9:00pm GLASS FUSING FOR JEWELRY Do you love the look of fused glass and want to learn fundamentals and experiment with it? In this two-session class, learn about compatibility, cutting, fusing, firing and slumping your glass creations into pieces that you can use in jewelry or other craft ideas. All supplies included. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Lee Ages IS-Adult 2 Sessions $76 340165A Wed., Apr. 18, 7:00-9:00pm *NEW* BASIC BEZELS Learn how to bezel set stones while integrating pattern and design. Thisis a beginner silversmithing class that will focus on the fundamentals of setting stones. No experience required. All tools and expendable supplies (except silver and stones) are provided. Students will need to purchase silver and stones at class. Materialcosts are approximately $45. Thomas Jefferson Center Inst.: Staiger Ages Adults 9 Sessions $212 340162A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:30pm
*NEW* KNOTTING Isyour pearl necklace broken and sitting in your jewelry box begging to be worn again? Have leftover beads from other projects and want to do something fun with them? Have fun making beautiful knotted bead jewelry in this two-day hands-on course! Good eye-hand coordination is helpful. Bring reading glasses if you use them. Bring what you want to use or use what we provide. Thisis a make-and-take workshop.Fairlington Center. Inst.: Lee Ages Adults 2 Sessions $74 340167A Sat., Apr. 28, 10:00am-1 :OOpm LOST WAX CASTING Learn the intriguing art of making jewelry through the techniques of Lost Wax Casting. Thisclass is designed for beginners through advanced students. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of the process of creating a wax mold and turning into metal while intermediate to advanced students will work on individual projects advancing their techniques. Fee covers all equipment and expendable supplies except for silver, which students will purchase through the instructor. Silver fee is approx. $40. Attendance at the first class is essential. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst.: Staiger Ages Adults 9 Sessions S212 340164A Thurs., Apr. 19, 7:00-9:30pm DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS Learn the fundamentals of digital photography with your 35mm digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera. Understand the manual exposure and adjustment capabilities of your camera as well as the basics of photographic composition so you can create great instead of just ordinary pictures. A DSLRis required for this class -- no point-andshoots. Enjoy weekly shooting assignments and discussions on different types of photography. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Reinink Ages IS-Adult S Sessions $103 340170A Tues., Apr. 17, 7:00-9:00pm Ages Adults S Sessions $103 340170B Thurs..Apr. 19, 7:00-9:00pm NEXT STEP IN DIGITAL PHOTO Continue to explore the creative techniques presented in photography and enjoy photographing subjects of your choice. Learn when to use custom white balance, flash, auto depth and various modes for landscape, portrait, action and night photography. Bring your 35mm digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera (with manual settings) and operating manual to class. Thisclass is suited for those who have taken the beginner class or have beginner experience. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Reinink Ages IS-Adult 4 Sessions $86 340173A Thurs., May 24, 7:00-9:00pm