Benefits

Don’t wait to create! Sign up to today and enjoy some of the benefits of participating in a fine craft class:

  • Enables you to create something unique that reflects your interests and spirit
  • Creates opportunities to form new friendships
  • Enables you to express thoughts and emotions that can be hard to put into words
  • Helps you shift your focus away from pain and stress to activities that are soothing and enjoyable

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Class Offerings

Jewelry

Crystal Chain Necklace with Pendant
Create a delicate, elegant necklace and earring set using chain, wire, crystal beads and focal piece. Supply fee due at class. Instructor: Caren Johannes

Wire Wrap Pendant
Learn the skills of wrapping wire to create beautiful jewelry. Make a pendant using sterling silver wire and a cabochon stone. Supply fee due at class. Instructor: Caren Johannes

Wood Carving

Wood Carving
From European chip carving to relief and carving-in-the-round, receive step-by-step instruction on using hand tools. Class focuses on individual projects with technical aid from the instructor. $8 supply fee for new students payable to instructor. Experienced students can use the class as studio time. Instructor: Joseph Sikora
 

 

 

 

 

Fiber Arts

Needle Felting – Birds
Learn how fun and relaxing it is to felt, using wool to create a colorful 3D bird. Instructor: Michelle Bowman

Needle Felting – Fish
Felt a colorful fish and use your creative ‘eyes’ to imagine other creatures from simple shapes.Instructor: Michelle Bowman

Japanese Bunka
Bunka is needlework art done with a punch needle and special thread from Japan. Enjoy this relaxing fiber form while creating unique artwork. All Bunka supplies are purchased directly from the instructor – a beginner project costs approximately $55.  Instructor: Lois Weber.

Saturday Art Café
City Park Recreation Center
Get a taste of various techniques in an outdoor, informal and conversational atmosphere. Coffee and swag included! $15/day; pre-registration is required. Artist demos include floral design, clay hand building, wood carving, pottery wheel throwing, and oil painting.