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Yoga at Water Street Studio Fundraiser/Donation Event, 16+(Main Gallery)

Free

with Lindsay Luker

Calendar Sep 14, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Please join yoga instructor, Lindsay Luker, for yoga in the main gallery!

This unique class is a fundraiser (* This class lists as free in the course catalog, however it is a fundraiser in support of Water Street Studios) 

 *Please register to reserve your spot. Please bring a cash donation the day of class. 

A suggested donation of $20.00 day of the event will help WSS continue to run art classes! 

 This class will focus on breathwork, peaceful movement, and sweet rest with an intention supporting the current community gallery theme, "Taking Flight."

 age 16+

  •  This class will run Saturday morning 9:00AM-10:00AM. 
  • Please arrive a few minutes early to settle in.
  • Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Stay tuned for future classes every few weeks with each new community gallery exhibition!

 

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Pet Portrait Workshop (North Classroom) * New Class

$63

with Kelley Cappell

Calendar Sep 14, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Immortalize your beloved furry friend and create your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece!

Join us for a delightful pet portrait art class designed exclusively for adults ages 16 and up.

In this fun and imaginative workshop, you'll embark on a journey of artistic expression as you capture the unique personality and charm of your pet. Guided by experienced instructor, Kelley Cappell, you'll learn essential techniques in portrait drawing and painting, tailored specifically for capturing the essence of your companion.

No prior art experience is necessary – just bring your love for your pet and an open mind! Throughout the workshop, you'll enjoy a relaxed and supportive atmosphere, perfect for unleashing your inner artist and exploring different mediums and styles.

Best yet, you will leave the class with a heartfelt keepsake to cherish for years to come!

*Materials are included, please bring a large 8.5 x 11 photo of your pet, preferrably a head shot. (The bigger the photo the better.) 

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Find Your Inner Writer! Ages 14-19 (North Classroom)

$120

with Ellen Jo Ljung

Calendar Sep 15, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages: 14 - 19

Has schoolwork sapped your gusto for writing? Has your creativity fallen asleep? Come and play with words.

Join other high school students to write, share, and publish a collaborative booklet. Sign up by yourself or bring a friend. High school students only. 

This 6 session course concludes with a celebratory book signing party.

Participants will play with writing using provided prompts and their own ideas, share and respond to each other’s writing, and then publish a class booklet. The class culminates with a signing party and a keepsake book for each participant.

Leave this course with life skills and experiences you will remember for years to come.

Supplies:  Student bring their own writing journal

6 weeks Sundays September 15-November 3.

*No class meeting on October 13 or October 20.  

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Seats limited reserve your spot today!

 

 

Jumpstart your Creative Writing (3 - D Classroom)

$140

with Barbara Barrows & Eric Bodwell

Calendar Sep 17, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you ever wanted to learn different ways to approach creative writing?

Here is your chance, join this four-week workshop and get started with your own creative writing projects. This four-week class will be taught by experienced writing instructors Barbara Barrows and Eric Bodwell. 

In this course, participants will explore four different methods for accessing their creativity and generating new writing. 

The methods will include:

  • Mining your life and experiences
  • Responding to art
  • Working with constraints
  • Remixing source material to create new creative works!

This class is for everyone 14+ who wants to learn the art of creative writing. Students, please purchase and bring a writing notebook, and a pen to the first class. 

Each class, students will use creative prompts, exercises, discussion, and examples to create short pieces that might lead to journal entries, poems, personal essays, and/ or short fiction.

*Class can be repeated to further develop skills.

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Everyone's a Writer! Ages 11-14 (North Classroom)

$120

with Ellen Jo Ljung

Calendar Sep 18, 2024 at 4:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages: 11 - 14

Do you like to play with words? Create scenes and characters? Would you like the chance to experiment with writing without being graded on it? Now’s your opportunity!

Join a group of peers to explore writing prompts and produce pieces you’re proud of. Sign up by yourself or bring a friend.

This 6 session course concludes with a celebratory booklet signing party.

Participants will play with writing using provided prompts and their own ideas, share and respond to each other’s writing, and then publish a class booklet. The class culminates with a signing party and a keepsake book for each participant.

Supplies: Student bring their own writing journal

Leave this course with life skills and experiences you will remember for years to come.

6 weeks Wednesday September 18-November 6.

*No class meeting on October 16 or October 23.  

#YTH.144.424.01

Seats limited reserve your spot today!

 

 

Brush Up on The Art Masters Series 1 (3-D Classroom)

$45

with Jill Adzia

Calendar Sep 21, 2024 at 1 pm

Discover fascinating secrets of Rembrandt, Michaelangelo & DaVinci. 

This is the first of the Masters one day, 3 part series featuring artists beginning from the Renaissance through the Romantic art movement.

During this 2 hours experience, we will glimpse into their world. After discussion, students have an opportunity to choose a piece to replicate and enjoy sketching, painting and creating in this well loved style guided by a instructor.

Enjoy a friendly atmosphere while creating you own masterpiece.

Invite friends and family... all ages and skill level welcome.  Students under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

All materials supplied by WSS. 

 

 

 

Beginning Wheel Throwing Sept 24-Nov 5 Tues. 1:45 (Clay Lab)

$305

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Sep 24, 2024 at 1:45 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Course Description:

Be introduced to the world of wheel-thrown ceramics with this comprehensive seven-week class that meets on

Course Description:Be introduced to the world of wheel-thrown ceramics with this comprehensive seven-week class that meets on Tuesdays from 1:45 pm to 4:15 pm. This class is tailored to first-time students who have little to no prior experience working with clay. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to make cups, bowls, mugs, and small vases. We will learn how to trim our work, add handles, and utilize a handful of decoration techniques from carving to glazing.

Additionally, students will have access to open studio hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, providing a total of 84 extra hours for independent work outside of class.

Participants will also learn skills such as reclaiming and wedging clay, along with proper artwork storage. Emphasizing repetition of action, this class aims to create an understanding of how to throw on the pottery wheel.

 

This course can be repeated as needed.

 

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes, and kiln firings are included in the course. Attempt to utilize open studio hours to continue to practice your skills.

This class is tailored to first-time students who have little to no prior experience working with clay. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to make cups, bowls, mugs, and small vases. We will learn how to trim our work, add handles, and utilize a handful of decoration techniques from carving to glazing.

Additionally, students will have access to open studio hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, providing a total of 84 extra hours for independent work outside of class.

Participants will also learn skills such as reclaiming and wedging clay, along with proper artwork storage. Emphasizing repetition of action, this class aims to create an understanding of how to throw on the pottery wheel.

 This course can be repeated as needed.

 Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes, and kiln firings are included in the course. Attempt to utilize open studio hours to continue to practice your skills.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing Sept 24-Nov 5 Tues 4:30 (Clay Lab)

$305

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Sep 24, 2024 at 4:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Course Description:

Be introduced to the world of wheel-thrown ceramics with this comprehensive seven-week class that meets on Tuesday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. This class is tailored to first-time students who have little to no prior experience working with clay. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to make cups, bowls, mugs, and small vases. You will learn how to trim your work, add handles, and utilize a handful of decoration techniques from carving to glazing.

Additionally, students will have access to open studio hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, providing a total of 84 extra hours for independent work outside of class.

Participants will also learn skills such as reclaiming and wedging clay, along with proper artwork storage. Emphasizing repetition of action, this class aims to create an understanding of how to throw on the pottery wheel.

 This course can be repeated as needed.

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. Attempt to utilize open studio hours to continue to practice your skills.

   CER100.424.02                                                                    





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