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Jan. 8-29 Paintings & Mixed Media works by Jennifer Droblyen Feb. 5-26 Self-Portrait Photography created by the Lubber Run Teen Program
Art Class Info: Jessica Sauer 703.228.5922 / firstname.lastname@example.org Fairlington Art Studios, 3308 S Stafford St, 22206: Sheri Bartholow 703.228.6492 / email@example.com **Artreach & other art programming** Lee Art Center, 5722 Lee Hwy, 22207: 703.228.0550 TJ Art Studios, 3501 S 2nd St, 22204: Roslyn Delos Reyes 703.228.5925 firstname.lastname@example.org
For Brownies: o Puppets, Dolls and Plays or o Colors & Shapes For Junior Girl Scouts: *All other workshops are $10 per participant o Drawing and Painting o Ceramics and Clay o NEW: Photography ($15/ participant)
Is your troop looking for a way to earn their art badge? Sign your troop up for one of the workshops listed above.
Come join us in this creative environment and transform a ceramic plate, bowl or mug into a unique work of art! Perfect for all ages and ability levels. Your custom pieces make excellent gifts. Groups of 6 or more must make a reservation and the cost is $12 per ceramic piece. Paint-a-Plate is an ongoing drop-in program held at the Thomas Jefferson Arts Studio. Call Roslyn at (703) 228-5918 or email email@example.com for times and dates.
To register for classes visit www.arlingtonva.us. Online (credit card) — https://registration.arlingtonva.us Phone (credit card) — 703.228.4747 registration office Mail — fill out form from online and mail in. Fax (credit card) — form from online 703.228.4765 Questions regarding art classes and workshops contact: Jessica Sauer, 703.228.5922 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours Monday 9:30am – 12:30 pm 2:00pm – 5:00 pm 6:30pm – 9:30 pm Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30 pm Saturday (10/10/09 –03/27/10) 2:00pm – 5:00 pm
Pottery Open Open Open
Photo Open Open Open
Jewelry Closed Closed Closed
Woodshop Closed Closed Closed Block-Buster Art Sessions Jolt your right brain into action by enjoying controlled creative chaos along with artists and non artists alike in these fun and social sessions. Unlock your inspiration through exploration of a variety of unconventional art materials specifically designed to restore your artistic mojo! All materials included. Fairlington Center. Inst: Droblyen Ages Adults 1 Session $29 240107A Thurs., Jan. 28, 7-9pm 240107D Thurs., Mar. 11, 7-9pm 240107B Thurs., Feb. 11, 7-9pm 240107E Thurs., Mar. 25, 7-9pm 240107C Thurs., Feb. 25, 7-9pm Coptic Bookbinding Workshop In this two-day workshop, participants will create their own, hand-bound blank book. (Perfect for a journal, sketchbook or gift.) Prior sewing experience or other crafts is helpful as well as having good eye-hand coordination. Bring your favorite decorative papers for the book’s cover. All materials are included. Fairlington Center. Inst: Kallem Ages Adults 2 Sessions $53 240105A Sat., Feb. 27, 10am-12:30pm Storytelling Series: Bookmaking Would you like to roar your roar along with “Where the Wild Things Are” and make a furry monster book? Come hear fun stories and make a book of your very own! Each session will begin with a story that will lead into a mixed media bookmaking project. Fairlington Center. Inst: Kallem Ages 6-8 1 Session $26 220111A Sat., Jan. 30, 10am-12pm 220111C Sat., Feb. 13, 10am-12pm 220111D Sat., Feb. 20, 10am-12pm 220111B Sat., Feb. 6, 10am-12pm Ceramic Drum Workshop In this ceramic drum-building workshop you will learn step by step how to make a djembe drum from wheel thrown parts. Each participant will receive hands-on instruction, enough clay to make a 10-inch diameter drumhead and a prepared goatskin to complete the drum. Past throwing experience required. All supplies included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Alexander Ages 17-Adult 2 Sessions $87 240124A Fri., Jan. 29, 7-9:30pm Intro to Precious Metal Clay Join in on learning the latest greatest material in jewelry making. Students will make a pendant and dangle earrings from start to finish. Learn properties and types of PMC®, how to form, roll, texture, drill, make bales, prepare for firing, and finishing techniques, including patinas. Supply fee of $40 to be paid to the instructor. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Coupe Ages Adults 1 Session $90 240128A Sat., Mar. 20, 10am-4pm
The open studio program is a drop-in program for participants with previous experience in the studios listed. Open studio is on a firstcome first-serve. Questions on access and inclusion should be directed to (703) 228-5918. Call 703-228-5920 to learn how to qualify for reduced fees. TTY (703) 228-4743. Fees (per block of time) Arlington County Residents $ 18.00 Non-County Residents $ 23.00 Multi-Pass Fees (6 sessions) Arlington County Residents $100.00 Non-County Residents $126.00 **Senior Adult Discounts (residents only) available for multi-passes, inquire at the front desk. Supplies Clay must be purchased in the studio, $15.00 for 25 lb. bag. No outside clay please. Lockers please inquire at the front desk for price & availability. Questions contact: Roslyn Delos Reyes 703.228.5918 / email@example.com.
Dads and Tots Have a great time creating beautiful art projects together using a variety of materials and techniques that might include drawing, printmaking, painting and sculpting. Other adult guardians are welcome too! Lee Center. Inst: Jamroz Ages 4-6 7 Sessions $106 220103A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30am-12pm Art Adventures Young artists will discover the world of texture, line, shape and color as they create original artwork. A wide range of basic skills are developed including painting, drawing, sculpture and much more! Lee Center. Inst: Halloran Ages 4-6 8 Sessions $96 220105A Tues., Jan. 19, 4:30-5:30pm Art for Homeschoolers A great way to supplement any home school program. Young artists will have a chance to explore in-depth theme based activities while experimenting with a variety of art materials and techniques. This program meets twice a week. Fairlington Center. Inst: Staff Ages 5-12 16 Sessions $283 220106A Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 26, 10am-12pm Mixed Media Mania: Printmaking Discover and explore the ancient art of printmaking. Students will create their own prints and develop a print series throughout the class. Each class will focus on different techniques and styles. Lee Center. Inst: Halloran Ages 7-9 8 Sessions $122 220109A Mon., Jan. 25, 4:30-6pm Expressive Drawing Kids will express themselves creatively using a variety of drawing materials including pencil, charcoal, oil pastel and watercolor while they learn fundamental drawing principles and experiment with drawing materials on various textured and colored papers. Fairlington Center. Inst: Sauer Ages 6-8 7 Sessions $92 220108A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-5:30pm Ages 9-12 7 Sessions $92 20108B Wed., Jan. 20, 5:30-6:30pm
Cutting Board (Beginner) Learn the basics of woodworking material selection, how to design a functional but aesthetically pleasing project, and the basics of machining and gluing wood, routing, sanding and wood finishing. Machinery used will include table saw, jointer, thickness planer and router table. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Fort Ages Adults 2 Sessions $95 240178A Sat., Jan. 23, 10am-12:30pm Basic Box (Beginner) Learn to operate basic woodworking machinery and tools in a safe manner while making a small box out of walnut. It’s a great class to get hands on instruction on the uses of the woodworking equipment available at TJArt Studios! After this class you will be able to utilize the woodshop during open studio hours. All supplies provided. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Long Ages Adults 7 Sessions $218 240180A Tues., Feb. 9, 7-9:30pm Medicine Cabinet (Intermediate/Advance) This class is great for the intermediate woodworker who is beyond the basics. Each participant will construct, machine and assemble a bathroom medicine cabinet from either quarters awn white oak, black walnut or black cherry. Simple joinery techniques including dado and half-lap joints will be used in the construction. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Fort Ages Adults 5 Sessions 240179A Sat., Feb. 6, 10am-12:30pm
Adapted Adult Arts & Crafts In this fun and exciting program, adults with disabilities will experiment with various materials and mediums to create beautiful and dynamic works of art. Different art techniques will be explored such as papermaking, brush painting, collage and using recycled materials, and presented through themebased projects. This program offers an opportunity to use unconventional art materials in a new way and allow creativity to shine! Fairlington Center. Inst. Staff Ages Adults 8 Sessions $40 202006A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:30p.m.
Art of Lost Wax (beginner to advanced) Learn the intriguing art of making jewelry through the techniques of Lost Wax Casting. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of the process while intermediate to advanced students will work on individual projects. Fee covers all equipment and expendable supplies except for silver, which students will purchase through the instructor. Attendance at the first class is essential. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Benedetto Ages Adults 6 Sessions $175 240163A Tues., Feb. 9, 7-9:30pm Photo Crafts Wondering what to do with all of those digital photos you have on your computer? This class is great for learning and experimenting with mixed media techniques while creating unique photo projects; great as keepsakes or to give as gifts. Bring your stack of printed photos. All other supplies included. Fairlington Center. Inst: Steinbach Ages Adults 6 Sessions $117 240173A Wed., Jan. 20, 7-9:00pm Digital Photography: SLR Camera (Beginner) Take creative, well-exposed photographs. This hands-on class uses a digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera with manual aperture and shutter speed (digital camera with manual settings). A point and shoot camera is not appropriate for this class. Learn basic camera techniques to explore all types of photography. Fairlington Center. Inst: Steele Ages 15-Adult 5 Sessions $134 240170A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7-9pm Next Step: Digital SLR Cameras Continue to explore the creative techniques presented in photography and enjoy photographing subjects of your choice. Learn when and how to use custom white balance, flash, auto depth and much more. Bring your camera and operating manual to class.. This class requires a SLR camera with manual settings. Fairlington Center. Inst: Steele Ages 15-Adult 5 Sessions $134 240172A Thurs., Feb. 25, 7-9pm
Ceramics: Handbuilding for Families Spend interactive time with your child while discovering basic pottery and handbuilding techniques. This class is a hands-on experience for the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register child only. Bring a towel. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Edwards Ages 6-Adult 8 Sessions $132 220102A Sat., Jan. 23, 10-11:30am Get Messy, Play with Clay Come have fun creating three dimensional sculptures using clay and learn basics in handbuilding through themed projects. Returning students are encouraged to retake this class to refine their skills. Lee Center. Inst: Delos Reyes Ages 7-9 8 Sessions $146 220119A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-6pm Creature Feature Claymation! Attention artists and filmmakers! Students will use modeling clay to create characters, design sets, while working in a small group to make a stop motion clay animated movie. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Halloran Ages 9-12 7 Sessions $136 220118A Wed., Jan. 20, 4-6pm Young Potters A basic introduction to the potter’s wheel: centering, throwing and decorating techniques. Lessons will include throwing bowl and cylinder forms along with finishing and glazing. A great class for beginners and for students who have some knowledge of throwing on a potter’s wheel. Bring a towel. All materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Ailstock Ages 10-13 8 Sessions $130 220115A Wed., Jan. 20, 4-6pm Teen Drawing Teens can focus on basic drawing skills by creating small works based upon student’s observation and imagination. The class will cover fundamental concepts of art, such as texture, volume, balance, rhythm, shading, perspective and space. All materials are included. Ideal for students creating an art portfolio. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Kallem Ages 13-15 6 Sessions $136 230102A Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-6:30pm
Fundamentals in Drawing Beginners and anyone who wants to practice drawing will develop strong skills using pencil, charcoal, ink and pastels. Students will draw from life and the instructor will provide demonstrations as well. Fairlington Center. Inst: Kallem Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $133 240136A Mon., Jan. 25, 7-9pm Painting: Beginning and Beyond Here’s a solid foundation in painting fundamentals and intermediate aspects of painting. Emphasis is placed on individual development, so all levels welcome. Instruction will focus on technique, composition and color. Both oil and acrylic paints are permitted. Fairlington Center. Inst: Halloran Ages 16-Adult 9 Sessions 152 240137A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7-9pm Pottery: Throwing on the Wheel Discover the joy of creating functional clay vessels such as mugs, bowls, vases and more. Beginners are introduced to basic wheel techniques. Surface decoration, glazing and trimming are skills covered as well. Repeat students are welcome. 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 through the duration of the class. Thomas Jefferson Center. Ages Adults 9 Sessions $285 240125A Tues., Jan. 19, 7-9:30pm, Inst: Gobin 240125B Thurs., Jan. 21, 7-9:30pm Inst: Alexander 240125C Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30am-12pm Inst: Ailstock Handbuilding This class is for those that don’t like throwing on the wheel but love handbuilding with clay. Instruction in sculptural and functional techniques: pinch, coil and slab construction. Surface decoration and glazing will also be covered. All levels welcomed. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Stewart Ages Adults 9 Sessions $203 240130A Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30am-12pm
Basic Beading Learn basic fundamentals of beaded jewelry design using bead crimps, beading wire, leather cord, coil ends, and much more to make necklaces, a bracelet and earrings. Supply fee of $30 - $40 to be paid to instructor. Additional beads and kits available for sale as well. Good eye-hand coordination is helpful. This is a make and take workshop. Fairlington Center. Inst: McCant Ages Adults 1 Session $40 240150A Sat., Feb. 27, 10am-1pm Jewelry: Independent Study Check out independent study sessions at TJ Art Studios for experienced jewelers! Designed for individuals who have previous experience and basic skills in equipment for silversmithing, casting and hand tools, it’s a great place to work independently in a creative and safe environment. Only equipment is supplied. Instructor available for guidance. Equipment questions call 703-228-5925. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Cimino Ages Adults 2 Sessions $70 240164A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-9:30pm 240164C Mon., Mar. 1, 6:30-9:30pm 240164B Mon., Feb. 8, 6:30-9:30pm 240164D Mon., Mar. 15, 6:30-9:30pm Silversmithing Learn the fundamentals of silversmithing and make your own jewelry! Techniques introduced include sawing, piercing, soldering, surface embellishment, cold joining and polishing. No experience required. All tools and expendable supplies (except silver) are provided. Students may purchase silver at class. Returning students are encouraged to register to learn new techniques and projects. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Staiger Ages Adults 9 Sessions $220 240160A Wed., Jan. 20, 7-9:30pm Hydraulic Press: Locket (advanced) Students will learn how to create their own original dies to use with the Hydraulic Press in order to create a locket form. The students also will be shown how to create a snap finding and a hinge for their piece. Textures and patina will also be explored. Students must have prior soldering and metals classroom or studio experience. Students may purchase silver at class for approximately $30$40. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Staiger Ages Adults 8 Sessions $225 240157A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7-9:30pm 6
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