Bear Hands Art Factory & Framing Adult Classes and Workshops 252-514-2787 Beginning Oil (Maggie

If you have ever wanted to try oil painting, this is the place to start. Learn the basics of this medium which include value, color mixing, oil painting mediums, substrates, palette knife, and many other techniques. (6 session) Monday Nights, Apr 16 - May 21 6:00-8pm $85 June 4 - July 9 6:00-8pm $85

Acrylic Painting (Maggie Peacock) Learn the basics of acrylic painting. Value, color mixing,
complementary colors, composition and more. (5 sessions) Tuesdays days, Apr 17 - May 15 3:00 -5:00 $70 nights, Apr 17-May 15 6:00-8:00pm $70 Next session June 5 - July 13

Drawing with Ed Macomber Ed will help you learn the best techniques for drawing.
(4 sessions) Wednesdays 2-4pm June 6-June 27 $80

Watercolor with Ed Macomber Ed Macomber, an exciting watercolorist, will teach
watercolor techniques that will begin or enhance your love affair with this exciting medium. (4 sessions) Monday afternoons, Starting in April 23- May 14, 2:00 - 4:00pm $80 June 4 - June 25, 2:00 - 4:00 pm $80

Pottery Wheel (Shelley Mathiot)

( Evening Sessions)

Learn how to throw bowls and vases on the pottery wheel along with trimming, handles and glazing. *Bisque fire is free, clay and glaze fire not included. Evening - (6 sessions) Tuesday Nights, Dates 4/24-6/5no class on May 1) 6:00-8:00pm, $100.

Hand-Building (Laura Burgess) Learn to work with clay using extruder techniques.
Laura is a talented instructor who will guide you through building a series of projects http:// Bisque fire free, Glaze fire & clay are not. (6sessions) Thursday Evening, Dates TBA 6:00pm -8:00pm $100.

Updated 4/23/12

Raku Bead Workshop with Brant & Karen from Riverwood Pottery
(2 half days and 1 full day) Our most popular bead making workshop. You will spend Thursday and Friday evenings constructing beads under the expertise of Brant and Karen and all day Saturday glazing and firing the beads using the raku process. May 3, 4, 5 Thurs 6-9pm, Fri, 6-9pm, Saturday 9:30 to finished. $145

Teapot Making (Wheel) Workshop With Brant from Riverwood Pottery
(2 evenings) You will fine tune this challenging process of making a nice teapot. You must be able to center 2.5 lbs of clay. You will watch a demo of throwing all the parts of the teapot and the assembly. You will then get assistance in completing your own over the two evenings. May 1-2 Tue - Wed 6-8:30pm $80

Figurative Pastel Workshop with Margaret Dyer
Margaret’s class offers the study of figures including a combination of photo and live models. Margaret is an international recognized artist and instructor. This 3-day workshop will delight the first 10 people who sign-up. (3 days) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 18,19,20. 9:00-4:00, $350

Alcohol Inks Workshop (Tile and Duralar) With Christy Thompson
(1 session) You will learn the secrets of working with this bright translucent ink that gives a unique beauty to your painting. May 26, Sat, 10am - 3pm $70

Fabric Dying (De Colourant Discharge Dying) with Rosemary St. Clair
In the first class you will learn about the products through a demo. You will also do your own design. In the second class you will decorate a 72 inch Rayon scarf and other items you bring to class. See the demo on May 11 at 6pm at Bear Hands First workshop (2 sessions) June 4, and June 11, 9-11am $45 plus $18 supply fee Second Workshop (2 sessions) June 7 and June 14 6-8pm $45 plus $18 supply fee

Canvas and Clay Connections
You are welcome to bring wine, beer, or snacks to these events Hold your own group event! Ask us how. April 28 May 5 May 12 May 19 May 26 7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 6:30 -9pm Canvas Connections Canvas Connections Clay Connections Clay Connections Canvas Connection New Bern Sky line $35 Rebel Rooster $35

Experience the Wheel $35 Egg Plate $35 Starry Night $40

Updated 4/23/12

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