Adult Leisure Classes

Adult Leisure Classes

Adult Leisure Classes

 
Welcome.
 
Adult Leisure classes are held at the Lew Sorensen Community Center at 2300 North Tanque Verde Loop Road.  You'll find the building on the campus of Emily Gray Junior High School, just south of the intersection of Tanque Verde Road and Tanque Verde Loop (north of the Baptist church).
 
If you have questions please email lscc.kr@gmail.com
Or
Call 449-8146
 

   ADULT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

  SUMMER, 2018

NEW CLASS!   BEGINNING JEWELRY MAKING WITH POLYMER CLAY

Cost:  $108

$20 materials fee payable to instructor at first class*

Instructor:  Len Hughes

Join the fun of learning to create one-of-a-kind jewelry in polymer clay.  Instruction will begin with the basics:  conditioning the clay, making and blending colors and making different kinds of canes to be used in the jewelry making process.   A variety of techniques will be employed to make each creation unique and individual.     You may have made polymer clay items with your kids but join us to discover how creative and sophisticated this art form can be. Emphasis will be on the production of high quality jewelry items. Finished work will be processed in ovens provided.  

Materials: Please bring several colors of clay (Premo and/or Sculpey recommended) in lights and darks as well as black and white.  If you have your own pasta machine, bring it, and we will have some available.

*$20 materials fee: includes a beginning tool kit (tissue blade, Lucite roller, sandpaper in appropriate grits, silicone rolling mat, eye pins, head pins, clay storage bags) + other miscellaneous materials for common use.

 Thursdays, June 7-July 26

POTTERY

There will be a $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor at the first class, for all pottery classes.  No glazes, chemicals, or clay may be brought from outside to be used in this studio.   A wide selection of clay bodies is available for purchase and glaze and decoration materials are available for student use.

Student will supply tools for their own use with a few tools available for purchase at cost from the studio

 

THROW IT, ALTER IT. BUILD IT.

Instructor: Linda Baker

Cost:, $136

A class offering opportunities for potters of all experience levels to explore projects accomplished with or without a throwing component. Students will attach, alter, and “put a lid on” using the potters wheel, the slab roller, clay extruder, and patterns and stencils.

Mondays, 12:30-4:30, June 4-July23

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NOT JUST WHEEL POTTERY

Instructor: Linda Baker

COST: $108

Wheel potters of all experience levels will explore the use of different tools, surface decoration and general throwing techniques. Handbuilders are welcome in this class to explore different techniques of altering and building or combining with thrown forms.

Mondays, 9-12, June 4-July 23

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WHEEL POTTERY

Instructors; Linda Baker, Karen Reifschneider

Cost:  $108,(3 hours), $136,( 4 hours)

Learn or practice wheel technique in a class offering general skill development for wheel throwers of all experience levels. Such topics as making matched sets, lids, rim treatments, glazing, and use of alternative surface treatments will be explored.

Baker, Saturdays, 9-1, Saturdays, June 9-July 28

Reifschneider,  Tuesdays,, 6-9, June 5-July 24

INTERMEDIATE WHEEL POTTERY

Instructor: Andy Iventosch

COST: $136

A variety of techniques and approaches for throwing pots on the wheel will be explored with input and ideas shared by potters with some clay experience. Throwing technique will be emphasized with attention to techniques such as slip decoration, inlay and glazing options.

Wednesdays, 9-1, June 6-July 25

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HANDBUILT POTTERY

Instructors: Julie Szerina Stein, Nancy Murray, Betty Amendola

Cost, $108

Learn basic techniques of slab, coil and pinch construction using the slab roller, clay extruder, molds and hand sculpting to make unique and creative clay objects. Glaze techniques and other surface decoration techniques will be demonstrated as well as various class projects using patterns and interesting textures.    .  

Stein, Tuesdays, 2-5,6-9,   

June 5-July 24

Murray, Thursdays, 9-12, 

June 7-July 26

Amendola, Saturdays, 9-12, 1-4

June 9-July 28


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POTTERY OPEN LAB

Instructors: Amendola (Fridays)

Cost: $15 for 3 hours, $36 for 9 hours

The pottery studio will be open to current students who purchase lab hours for independent work.   Open lab fees do not include instruction.   Fees are nonrefundable but do not expire at the end of each session.   Hours used are calculated in hourly increments and may be used at students’ discretion

Fridays, (9-12)

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FIBER ARTS

 SUMMER WEAVING EXPERIENCE

Cost:  $36 for nine hours of studio time.    

$5 lab fee per purchase payable to instructor

The weaving studio will be open during designated summer hours for weavers with experience who wish to work on independent projects.  This will be noninstructional but monitored weaving time to be purchased in 9 hour or 3 hour blocks.    The time may be used in three hour increments during the months of June and July at the weaver’s discretion from 10am-1pm and/or 1;30pm-4:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays (studio closed June 20-June 27).   Hours expire at the end of July.   

Mondays, Wednesdays,10-1, 1:30-4:30

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FINE ARTS

DRAWING:  OPEN STUDIO. MULTI-MEDIA

 Instructor: Larry Wollam

Cost: $108,,$96 (summer session) 

Beginning students will learn basic drawing techniques in pencil and will advance to work in colored pencil, pastel, charcoal, and, by request, scratchboard and/or pen and ink. All students work and progress individually. The emphasis is on realism and/or photorealism. The instructor is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America. Some materials will be available for first class: Further purchases will be discussed at that time

Mondays, 1:00-4:00  June 4-July 23    

Thursdays, 9:30-12:30 , June 7-July 26

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REALISM WITH WATERCOLOR                                                                                                                                

  Instructor:  Larry Wollam                   

Cost : $96 This class is for intermediate to advanced students aspiring to achieve controlled realism with watercolor (not a beginning watercolor class). A strong background in drawing basics is highly recommended. The goal of the course is to be able to render a subject as realistically as possible. The classes involve the use of transparent watercolor with the whites and light values in the painting actually being the white of the paper. The instructor is a signature member of the Arizona Watercolor Guild. Some materials will be available for first class: Further purchases will be discussed at that time. 

Tuesdays, 1-4, June 5-July 24 

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NEW CLASS!   BEGINNING JEWELRY MAKING WITH POLYMER CLAY

Cost:  $108

 $20 materials fee payable to instructor at first class*

Instructor:  Len Hughes

Join the fun of learning to create one-of-a-kind jewelry in polymer clay.  Instruction will begin with the basics:  conditioning the clay, making and blending colors and making different kinds of canes to be used in the jewelry making process.   A variety of techniques will be employed to make each creation unique and individual.     You may have made polymer clay items with your kids but join us to discover how creative and sophisticated this art form can be. Emphasis will be on the production of high quality jewelry items. Finished work will be processed in ovens provided.  

Materials: Please bring several colors of clay (Premo and/or Sculpey recommended) in lights and darks as well as black and white.  If you have your own pasta machine, bring it, and we will have some available.

*$20 materials fee: includes a beginning tool kit (tissue blade, Lucite roller, sandpaper in appropriate grits, silicone rolling mat, eye pins, head pins, clay storage bags) + other miscellaneous materials for common use.

Thursdays, June 7-July 26

Cost:  $108

 $20 materials fee payable to instructor at first class*

Instructor:  Len Hughes

Join the fun of learning to create one-of-a-kind jewelry in polymer clay.  Instruction will begin with the basics:  conditioning the clay, making and blending colors and making different kinds of canes to be used in the jewelry making process.   A variety of techniques will be employed to make each creation unique and individual.     You may have made polymer clay items with your kids but join us to discover how creative and sophisticated this art form can be. Emphasis will be on the production of high quality jewelry items. Finished work will be processed in ovens provided.  

Materials: Please bring several colors of clay (Premo and/or Sculpey recommended) in lights and darks as well as black and white.  If you have your own pasta machine, bring it, and we will have some available.

*$20 materials fee: includes a beginning tool kit (tissue blade, Lucite roller, sandpaper in appropriate grits, silicone rolling mat, eye pins, head pins, clay storage bags) + other miscellaneous materials for common use.

Thursdays, June 7-July 26

NEW CLASS!   BEGINNING JEWELRY MAKING WITH POLYMER CLAY

Cost:  $108

 $20 materials fee payable to instructor at first class*

Instructor:  Len Hughes

 Join the fun of learning to create one-of-a-kind jewelry in polymer clay.  Instruction will begin with the basics:  conditioning the clay, making and blending colors and making different kinds of canes to be used in the jewelry making process.   A variety of techniques will be employed to make each creation unique and individual.     You may have made polymer clay items with your kids but join us to discover how creative and sophisticated this art form can be. Emphasis will be on the production of high quality jewelry items. Finished work will be processed in ovens provided.  

 Materials: Please bring several colors of clay (Premo and/or Sculpey recommended) in lights and darks as well as black and white.  If you have your own pasta machine, bring it, and we will have some available.

 *$20 materials fee: includes a beginning tool kit (tissue blade, Lucite roller, sandpaper in appropriate grits, silicone rolling mat, eye pins, head pins, clay storage bags) + other miscellaneous materials for common use.

 Thursdays, June 7-July 26

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