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ARTSCHOOL Winter / Spring 2017


Table of COntents WEEKEND workshops........4 fabric & fiber arts..........17 Intuitive Painting Be Here Now! A Day of Improv Drink & Draw! Stained Glass Crash Course Cross Stitch Crash Course Drawing and Design Crash Course Manual Exposure Photography Spring Photography Encaustic Painting Combining Encaustic & Oils Acrylic Painting Crash Course Jewelry Studio: Torch Control Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step Metal Clay Basics: Bronze Beginnings

Ceramics.............................9 Beginning Wheelthrowing Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing Mixed Levels Wheelthrowing Exploring Texture in Pottery Throw, Set, Match! Masterclass with Ronan Peterson Sculpture 101 (At the Artist’s Studio)

Dance..................................12 Lindy Tuesdays Swing, Blues & Charleston Wednesdays Beginning Tap Intermediate & Advanced Tap

Drawing.............................15 Introduction to Drawing & Design Intermediate Drawing & Design Figure Life Drawing Anatomy for the Artist I Drawing & Design Crash Course

Introduction to Crochet Crochet Dolls: Amigurumi Introduction to Knitting Beginning Sewing Mending & Altering Remake Clothing Intermediate Sewing Embroidery 101

Film & Photography........19 The Photogram Make a Documentary in 7 Weeks Beginning B&W Darkroom Intermediate B&W Darkroom Photoshop for Photographers Introduction to Digital Photography Advanced Digital Photography The Deeper Meaning of Photographs

glass art..........................22 Tiffany Method Windows & Transoms Suncatchers and Ornaments Tiffany Style Flat Panel Lamps Original Designs & Leading Method Stained Glass Open Studio

Jewelry..............................24 Beg. Metalsmithing: The First Step Beg. Metalsmithing: Cold Connections Beginning Metalsmithing: Soldering Cont. Metalsmithing: Chain Making Master Class with Tricia Weiner


Table of Contents painting & mixed Media..26 Ongoing Open Studios.....35 Master Class with Chad Hughes Visual Art Journaling Introduction to Acrylics Intermediate Acrylics Advanced Acrylics Continuing Acrylic/Mixed Media Introduction to Watercolor Continuing Watercolor Open Studio for Water-Based Media Find Your Artistic Voice Exploring Abstract Art Introduction to Oils Painting the Figure En Plein Air (Landscape Painting) Intuitive Painting

Theatre.............................31 Improv 101 Improv 201 Improv 301 Scene Study Acting On-Camera

Writing..............................33 Writing Real Reading and Writing Poetry Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. I Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. II Introduction to Screenwriting

Professional artist development....................34 Reading Methods to Evaluate Books Working With Galleries Pricing Your Artwork

Parent & Child CLASSES..36 Family Writing Adventure Artsploration: Creative Play

minicamps & Summer camp....................37 Youth Art Classes..........38 Painting & Drawing Techniques (K-2) Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing

meet the cover artist...39 ArtSchool registrations are subject to a $3 processing fee.

Full intructor bios online at artscenterlive.org/about/instructors


Weekend Workshops

Workshops are short courses designed for beginners as an introduction to an art form. They are also suitable for more experienced artists looking to refresh the basics, or to just have a fun art-filled weekend!

Intuitive Painting This unique approach is about letting go of expectations, experimenting, and allowing your creativity to unfold naturally. Working in a non-judgemental and playful environment, students will focus on personal expression and their own creative journey. They will learn to connect more authentically with themselves, as well as reconnect with the present moment through creative expression. Section A w/ Heather Gerni Mulaiya - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Jan. 28-29

Be Here Now! A Day of Improv Be Here Now will focus on using improv tools to be fully engaged in the moment, create incredible teamwork, and enhance creative thinking, all in the back-drop of a day of fun, games and laughter. If you are ready to learn, stretch, and grow all while running around acting like a kid at recess, this workshop is for you! Section A w/ Anoo Brod - $68 - Saturday, 11am-4pm, Jan. 7 Section B w/ Anoo Brod - $68 - Saturday, 11am-4pm, Mar. 18 Section C w/ Anoo Brod - $68 - Saturday, 11am-4pm, May 13

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Weekend Workshops Drink & Draw! Come enjoy wine, companionship and fun as you explore your artistic side. Instructor Willie Jones takes you through some drawing activities that are guaranteed to loosen you up and awaken the right side of your brain. Get past the stress of making a drawing come out “right” and rediscover the joy of drawing as play! Section A w/ Willie Jones - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Jan. 13 Section B w/ Willie Jones - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Feb. 10 Section C w/ Willie Jones - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Mar. 10 Section D w/ Willie Jones - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, May 12

Stained Glass Crash Course This one-day workshop is for beginners and those who may need a quick refresher.  We will cover the basics of the Tiffany method, including glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Students will complete a free-form suncatcher from a variety of patterns and glass combinations and will leave prepared for the next level of instruction. This is a fun and fast-paced day with a 30 minute break for lunch. Section A w/ Jennifer Austin - $103 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Jan. 21 Section B w/ Jennifer Austin - $103 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Feb. 11 Section C w/ Jennifer Austin - $103 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Mar. 11 Section D w/ Jennifer Austin - $103 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Apr. 22 Section E w/ Jennifer Austin - $103 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, May 20

Cross-Stitch Crash Course If your memories of cross-stitch are from Great-Aunt Mildred in the 1980’s, think again – there is a whole new world of color and design to explore! Take a short lesson in one of the easiest crafts to learn. This course will cover necessary materials, techniques for making your stitches neat, and how to read a pattern. Section A w/ Jorie Slodki - $44 - Saturday, 2-4pm, Feb. 25 Section B w/ Jorie Slodki - $44 - Saturday, 2-4pm, May 13 *Tuition includes materials fee.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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weekend Workshops drawing and design crash course Develop your observational abilities, personal style, and rendering skills in this introduction to the principles of drawing and two-dimensional design. We will explore different ways of seeing and looking at objects in order to render them in 2D form through using pencil, charcoal, ink, collage, and other media. We will also take a multidisciplinary approach to developing a personal style through quick sketches, writing, and technical rendering. We will work with the still life and in abstract form. Most importantly, you will learn how drawing can be a relaxing and fun tool for self expression that is approachable for all! Section A w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Feb. 19 Section B w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Mar. 19 Section C w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 23 Section D w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, May 14

Manual Exposure Photography Do you have a digital SLR and want to move beyond photographing in an automatic or semi-automatic mode, like ‘P’ or aperture priority? You’re a lot smarter than your camera, and with a little guidance you can lead it to an exposure that you like more than what it might come up with on its own. Come with a digital camera and accessories with which you are familiar. Section A w/ Dilip Barman - $30 - Saturday, 2-4:30pm, Feb. 18 Section B w/ Dilip Barman - $30 - Saturday, 3-5:30pm, May 20

Spring Photography Take this small-group workshop to briefly review photographic technique, composition, lighting and then shoot! We will pick an area site where you can spend a few hours photographing with guidance and feedback. Come with a digital (preferred) or film camera and accessories that you are familiar with. At our second meeting we will project images that you have shot and critique them. Dilip Barman - $42 - Friday, Mar. 24 (5:30-7:30pm) & Mar. 31 (6-7:30pm)

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Weekend Workshops Encaustic Painting Learn the fundamentals of encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax in this two day weekend workshop. Encaustic is an intoxicating beeswax-based medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere between painting and sculpture. This affordable weekend workshop includes two ready-to-hang canvases and unlimited encaustic medium. Section A w/ Libby Lynn - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, Jan. 28 & 29 Section B w/ Libby Lynn - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, Feb. 11 & 12 Section C w/ Libby Lynn - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, Mar. 4 & 5 Section D w/ Libby Lynn - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, Apr. 8 & 9 Section E w/ Libby Lynn - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, May 6 & 7

Combining Encaustic & Oils Explore the techinques, tricks, and benefits of combining oil painting and encaustic in this weekend workshop. We’ll investigate how these wonderfully compatible media can combine to make encaustic piant, create a unique ground, or provide an interesting top layer to an existing painting. You’ll leave with 2-4 ready-to-hang pieces! Chandler Thomas - $125 - Saturday & Sunday, 11am-4pm, Feb. 4 & 5

Acrylic Painting Crash course In this introductory one day acrylic painting workshop we’ll learn how to mix and blend acrylics, use brushes, and paint some simple scenes using traditional and mixed media techniques. Whether you have never painted, or need a refresher course on your basic skills, you’ll have fun learning how to paint in no time! Section A w/ Fab Bianchi - $48 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Feb. 18 Section B w/ Fab Bianchi - $48 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Mar. 25 Section C w/ Fab Bianchi - $48 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 29

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Weekend workshops Getting to know the Jewelry Studio: Torch control Are you interested in what the Jewelry Studio at the ArtCenter has to offer? Join us for this one day workshop where you will be introduced to the Jewelry Studio and learn to use the jewelry torches, and jewelers saws and files, making a simple silver ring. Susan Walser- $72 - Saturday, 10am-4pm, Jan. 21 A studio fee of $7 plus an additional fee for the ring material (between $3 to $15), based upon current market prices of metals is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step In this class, students will learn basic techniques and tool care, and projects will start with metal preparation, design layout and sawing. A copper or brass pierced pendant, earrings or key chain will be made. Chrissy Jahnes - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 8 & 9 A studio fee of $12 and a $8-$20 materials fee, based upon current market prices of metals, is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Metal Clay basics: Bronze Beginnings Metal clay is pure metal suspended in a binder. It works very much like ceramic clay. When fired in the kiln, the binder burns out and pure metal remains. Students will first explore bronze metal clay, making sculptural jewelry pieces, beginning with a pendant or earrings. Silver metal clay will be demonstrated and available for purchase after the first class. Sterling wire and cubic zirconias will also be available for purchase. Metal clay tool kits are provided for use during class. Susan Walser- $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, May 20 & 21 A studio fee of $10 and a materials fee, which can range between $20-$100 based upon current market prices and which metal is desired, is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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CERAMICS

All ceramics class tuitions include one bag of clay and studio fees, unless otherwise noted. Additional bags of clay can be purchased for $20. Students can attend the Ceramics Open Studio up to two weeks after thier class ends to complete their projects.

BEGINNING WHEELTHROWING Newcomers to the wheel will learn to center clay and throw basic cylindrical forms and bowls. All students will learn how to glaze or decorate their finished work. Section A w/ Molly Cronenwett - $195 - Monday, 9:30am-12pm, Jan. 9-Mar. 6 (No class Feb. 20) Section B w/ Anya Avrutskaya - $155 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Mar. 2-Apr. 6 Section C w/ Rebecca Clewell - $175 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Apr. 20-May 25

Handbuilding and WheelThrowing General handbuilding and sculpture techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. We will practice a few basic skills, and then students are encouraged to devise their own ideas for projects. All students will be encouraged to explore colored slips, underglazes and creative glaze techniques for decorating. Section A w/ Chris Donald - $175 - Saturday, 2-4:30pm, Jan. 7-Feb. 18 Section B w/ Nina Otterness - $175 - Saturday, 10am-12:30pm, Feb. 25-Apr. 8

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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CERAMICS MIXED LEVELS WHEELTHROWING Students of all skill levels are encouraged to take this class. For students comfortable with the basics, we will focus on improving your skills. For those looking to move into large and complex forms, the focus will be on controlling more clay and adjusting your technique. Section A w/ Molly Cronenwett - $215 - Wednesday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 4-Mar. 1 Section B w/ James Ward - $175 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 20 Section C w/ Jason Abide - $195 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 16-Mar. 6 Section D w/ James Ward - $195 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Mar. 14-May 2 Section E w/ Molly Cronenwett - $215 - Monday, 9:30am-12pm, Mar. 20-May 22 (no class on Apr.10) Section F w/ Jason Abide - $195 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Mar. 27-May 15

Exploring Texture in Pottery Students will explore different texturing techinques for functional, thrown pots. Thes techniques will alter and manipulate the surface, and occassionally shape the work. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to pots on the wheel. Delores Hayes - $155 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 5-Feb. 9

Throw, Set, Match! throwing a Set of Functional Pots In this course we will focus on creating a set of functional pottery. Depending on your skill level, this may be a set of cups, bowls, mugs, or plates. Your set(s) may include two or more matching pieces, and you will get to establish your definition of “matching.� Beginners & intermediate students are welcome. Molly Cronenwett - $215 - Wednesday, 6:30-9pm, Mar. 22-May 24 (No class on Apr. 12)

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CERAMICS

Master Class with Ronan Peterson: Peeling the Onion Offered in collaboration with Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation

‌Without all the tears! We will focus on creating dynamic, layered, and interesting ceramic surfaces for both functional and sculptural vessels. We will look at building up slip and terra sigilatta surfaces and backgrounds to enhance and enliven the ceramic surface and provide dynamic, layered backgrounds for glazes to interact with. We will look at brushing slip, hakame, paper resist, brush wipes, sgraffito, champleve, slip trailing, terra sigillatas, and different resist techniques to build up layers of information and interest for further glazing to later enhance and augment our ceramic vessels. Section A at The ArtsCenter - $155 - Saturday, 10am-2pm, April 22 & 29 Section B at The Community Clay Center - $155 - Sunday, 10am-2pm, April 23 & 30 Enroll in both sections and receive 10% off your total tuition!

Sculpture 101 - (At the artist’s studio) This class is for emerging sculptors (beginners) as well as for those who already have some experience. We will learn the techniques of making armatures and modeling in clay as well as making plaster molds. We will create high-relief clay portraits and clay masks, both realistic and abstract. Barry Feiler - $120 - Thursday, 6:30-8pm, Jan. 11-Mar. 1 A $25 materials fee is due to the instructor at the first class which covers the cost of clay, plaster, and an armature.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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dance Lindy Tuesdays with Richard Badu Lindy Hop is an energetic form of partnered swing dancing that began in Harlem in the late 1920’s and continues to thrive today! It takes a bit longer to get started as the basics are technically more difficult, but the result is worth it as this dance has many fun variations! All Advanced Lindy classes require 6 months of previous classes and the permission of the instructor. Four 1-hour classes: $46 / Single Class: $13

January 10-31 Beginning Lindy 1: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate Lindy: 7:15-8:15pm (at least 4 months of Lindy required) Advanced Lindy: 8:15-9:15pm

February 7-28 Beginning Lindy 2: 6:15-7:15pm (Beg. Lindy 1 or equivalent required) Intermediate Lindy: 7:15-8:15pm (at least 4 months of Lindy required) Advanced Lindy: 8:15-9:15pm

March 7-28 Beginning Lindy 3: 6:15-7:15pm (Beg. Lindy 1 & 2 or equivalent required) Intermediate Lindy: 7:15-8:15pm (at least 3 months of Lindy required) Advanced Lindy: 8:15-9:15pm

April 4-25 Beginning Lindy 4: 6:15-7:15pm (Beg. Lindy 1-3 or equivalent required) Intermediate Lindy: 7:15-8:15pm (at least 3 months of Lindy required) Advanced Lindy: 8:15-9:15pm

May 2-23 Beginning Lindy 5: 6:15-7:15pm (Beg. Lindy 1-4 or equivalent required) Old School Lindy: 7:15-8:15pm (All levels welcome!) Advanced Lindy: 8:15-9:15pm

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dance Swing, Blues, & Charleston Wednesdays with Richard Badu East Coast Swing is the most popular swing dance in the area, and the easiest one to learn. We recommend this if this is your first partner dance. For down and dirty, or just when the tempos get slow, Blues is the dance to get in the groove! Have you ever seen people on the dance floor doing the Charleston, and want to learn to dance like that? Learn Front and Tandem Charleston variations and add them to your repertoire! Four 1-hour classes: $46 / Single Class: $13

January 4-25 Beginning East Coast Swing: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate East Coast Swing (starts with Tucks): 7:15-8:15pm Advanced East Coast Swing: 8:15-9:15pm

February 1-22 Beginning East Coast Swing: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate East Coast Swing (starts with Blues): 7:15-8:15pm Blues 1: 8:15-9:15pm (Blues Basic required)

March 1-22 Beginning East Coast Swing: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate East Coast Swing (starts with Merengue Turn): 7:15-8:15pm Blues 2: 8:15-9:15pm (Blues Basic required)

April 5-26 Beginning East Coast Swing: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate East Coast Swing (starts with Tucks): 7:15-8:15pm Blues 3: 8:15-9:15pm (Blues Basic required)

May 3-24 Beginning East Coast Swing: 6:15-7:15pm Intermediate East Coast Swing (starts with Blues): 7:15-8:15pm Blues 4: 8:15-9:15pm (Blues Basic required)

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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dance

Beginning Tap

intermediate & advanced tap

Everyone has rhthym, and this class will help you find it! This class will explore the foundationl movements of tap as well as putting those movements to music. Through fun excersise we will build a solid tap vocabulary for future classes, or just for your own dancing!

Calling all Intermediate and Advanced Tappers! Dust of your tap shoes and come work on technique and choreography. This class is strictly for fun exercise. Instructor Paula Massengill is an experienced tapper and teacher whose primary goal of the class is to ensure everyone can progress and have fun!

Paula Massengil $120

Paula Massengil $120

Section A - Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm Jan. 10-Feb. 28

Section A - Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm Jan. 10-Feb. 28

Section B - Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm Mar. 21-May 9

Section B - Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm Mar. 21-May 9

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drawing

introduction to Drawing & Design Develop your observational abilities and rendering skills in this introduction to the principles of drawing and two-dimensional design. Use pencil, charcoal and other media while learning the fundamentals of composition, perspective, line and space. Begin to develop your own unique drawing style through quick sketches as well as technical rendering. You can draw! Section A w/ Allison Tierney - $158 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 3-Feb. 14 Section B w/ Erin Oliver - $135 - Thursday, 10:30am-1pm, Jan. 26-Mar. 2

Intermediate Drawing & Design If you are having trouble getting your drawings to look just “right,� this class is for you! In this class, you continue to refine your drawing and design skills as you use a variety of materials to work in figurative modes and from still-lifes. Gain a greater understanding of how to create believable two-dimensional representations and compositions. Further develop your observational skills as you study light and shadow, correct proportion, and techniques to create volume and believable surfaces. Allison Tierney - $158 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Apr. 13-May 25

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Drawing Figure LIfe Drawing Heighten your visual awareness with tools and exercises designed to access the creative side of your brain. We will draw from a live model focusing on the process more than the product. Demos and lots of individual guidance are provided. This is a high energy class that will help you loosen up as your drawing skills improve! Stacye Leanza - $259 - Monday, 6:15-9:15pm, Jan. 9-Feb. 20 Ages 18 and up only.

Anatomy for the artist i This is a drawing course dedicated to studying the nude in all its anatomical splendor! Students will draw from the model while receiving personalized instruction on landmark forms of the skeletal and muscular systems. Learn how these underlying structures articulate and affect gesture and movement. Through drawing overlays onto Old Master drawings we will identify the deep structures for a more complete understanding of form and movement. Brian Kuebler - $250 - Wednesday, 6:15-8:45pm, Jan. 11-Mar. 1 Ages 18 and up only.

drawing and design crash course Develop your observational abilities, personal style, and rendering skills in this introduction to the principles of drawing and two-dimensional design. We will explore different ways of seeing and looking at objects in order to render them in 2D form through using pencil, charcoal, ink, collage, and other media. Most importantly, you will learn how drawing can be a relaxing and fun tool for self expression that is approachable for all! Section A w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Feb. 19 Section B w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Mar. 19 Section C w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 23 Section D w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10am-4pm, May 14

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Fabric & Fiber Arts

INtroduction to Crochet This is a class for those who have never touched a crochet hook before. We will tackle everything from how to read yarn labels and understand gauge to reading crochet patterns and charts. Then we will learn how to change yarn colors, increase, and decrease as we work through several beginner projects in class. Jasmine Suarez - $108 - Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 15

Crochet Dolls: Learn to make amigurumi In this class you will learn all about amigurumi, the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. Learn how to crochet in the round as you create a head, limbs, and body for your doll! Jasmine Suarez - $108 - Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm, March. 7-Apr. 11 Introduction to Crochet or some crochet experience strongly suggested

INtroduction to Knitting Knitting is a creative pursuit enjoyed by many as both an outlet for self-expression as well as a way of feeling calm. We will cover basic techniques ranging from pattern reading to binding off. These foundational skills will introduce you to an exciting and addictive art form! Brianna Gribben - $108 - Thursday, 6:15-8:15pm, Mar. 23-Apr. 27

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Fabric & Fiber Arts Beginning Sewing In this course, we will work on what’s possible with the beginning skills of sewing, including straight line stitching, working with woven fabric, installing zippers, and making accessories or simple garments. We will learn how to use essential equipment, and students will have at least three pieces to take home, as well as a resource list for how to continue sewing at home! River Takada-Capel - $135 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Jan. 5-Feb. 2

Mending & altering remake clothing Attack your mending stash! Bring in clothing from your closet, or even from your friends’ and family’s, and learn about sewing on buttons, visible mending patches, simple alterations for sizing, replacing a zipper and sewing a hem. Revamp your closet in a few weeks! River Takada-Capel - $81 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Feb. 23-Mar. 9

Intermediate Sewing In this course, we expand upon your sewing skills and work with new materials for apparel. We will explore with is possible with stretch stitches, installing elastic, and creating button holes on woven fabric. River Takada-Capel - $135 - Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm, Apr. 25-May 23

Embroidery 101 Embroidery is an ancient craft that is making a comeback – it’s simple, inexpensive, and gives you total creative freedom! Learn about basic stitches, the materials you need, and how to design your own unique patterns. You will be able to do anything from creating detailed works of art, to embellishing your clothes. Section A w/ Jorie Slodki - $70 - Saturday, 2-4pm, Jan. 14 & 21 Section B w/ Jorie Slodki - $70 - Saturday, 2-4pm, Apr. 1 & 8 *Tuition includes materials fee.

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Film & Photography

The Photogram The camera-less process of creating a photographic image is the process that created some of the first photographic images ever made. These cameraless photograms are made by placing objects on photosensitive material, then exposing this combination of objects and material to light. In this class we will start in the darkroom, then use the digital lab and the sun to create photograms. Alyssa Miserendino - $180 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Feb. 16-Mar. 23

Make a Documentary in 7 weeks This course teaches the basics of documentary video production. Students will learn use HD cameras, tripods, professional lights, and audio equipment. They will also learn basic shot composition and digital editing techniques using Final Cut Pro. Throughout the course, students will pick a subject or issue to focus on and produce a short documentary that will premiere on The People’s Channel, Chapel Hill/Carrboro’s public access television station. Once the course is completed, students will recieve a one year membership to The People’s Channel and be certified to use their equipment for further productions as long as their pieces are submitted to air on the public access station. Jason Abide - $176 - Wednesday, 7-9pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 22

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Film & Photography Beginning Black & White Darkroom Ever want to make your own prints or develop your own film? Take control of your artistic vision with a basic introduction to black and white darkroom photography. Take one roll of black and white film completely through the steps needed to go from film to print. Process your film, make a contact sheet and a final print, while gaining a solid understanding of the process behind the process. Section A w/ Adam Dodds - $108 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 1 Section B w/ Adam Dodds - $108 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Feb. 22-Mar. 15 Section C w/ Adam Dodds - $108 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Apr. 5-26

Intermediate B&W Darkroom “Bigger is better” is the name of the game as we jump up in formats from 35mm film to 120 (also known as medium format). While the class will have a more focused approach to the concepts presented in the beginning class, there will also be extra attention paid to the composition and artistic side of darkroom photography. Please bring a roll of exposed 120 film to the first class, and we will start making magic! Adam Dodds - $108 - Thursday, 6-9pm, Apr. 6-27

Photoshop for photographers Are you a photographer who wants to use Adobe Photoshop to edit pictures? In this new hands-on workshop, we will cover key concepts of Photoshop, such as layers, masking, working with multiple images, history, resizing, gradients, and more. We’ll use these, as well as adjustments for color balance, adding text, sharpening, softening, and using filters, to learn to edit images. Students should bring in a USB drive with raw or JPG images that they would like to work with. Dilip Barman - $54 - Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm, Apr. 13-27

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Film & Photography Introduction to Digital Photography Learn general photographic techniques such as framing, composition, and lighting, and terms such as focus, depth of field, lens speed, aperture, etc. Shooting assignments will be reviewed in class. The class will help you to become a better master of your digital camera. Dilip Barman - $135 - Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm, Jan. 12-Feb. 16

Advanced Digital Photography Are you familiar with the basics of photography, but want to dig deeper? In this class we will continue with more compositional considerations in creating artful images for affect, such as balance, color theory, exposure, and the golden ratio. Through careful consideration of challenging, real world situations, you’ll walk away from this class with the tools to capture stunning images! Dilip Barman - $113 - Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm, Mar. 23-Apr. 27 (No class Apr. 6)

The Deeper Meaning of Photographs Students will explore the deeper meaning of the photographs that they take. They will apply ideas, research, and their own experiences to help them understand and focus on what is significant in their lives and how they capture it through the lens of the camera. The class will be co-taught by Barbara Tyroler and Dilip Barman, and will combine Barbara’s expertise and perspective with Dilip’s photography and photographic editing background. After teaching enough Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to suit the students’ needs, we will do some photo editing. This short course will iterate around capture, edit, and group critique, with the possibility of some images being printed and shown at the FRANK Gallery. Dilip Barman & Barbara Tyroler - $113 - Saturday & Sunday, 12-2pm, Feb. 11 & 12

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Glass Art

All stained glass courses have a materials fee that is given in the online description of the course. Students younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. Dress should be casual with closed-toe shoes.

Tiffany Method Windows and Transoms Beginners will learn glass cutting basics and the terms and techniques of stained glass using the Tiffany (copper foil) method. Students with previous experience are welcome to bring design ideas for planning purposes. Students should finish the course with an approximately 2 square foot, zinc framed window panel. Jennifer Austin - $162- Wednesday, 7-9pm, Jan. 4-Mar. 8 (no class Feb. 22)

suncatchers and ornaments Students of all skill levels are welcome to learn or get a quick refresher on all the basics of the Tiffany (copper foil) method, including: glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Students will choose from several patterns and glass combinations including seasonal, traditional, contemporary and whimsical. Decorative soldering techniques and wire embellishments will also be covered. Students will complete a free-form ornament or suncatcher and will leave prepared for the next level of instruction. Jennifer Austin - $126 - Monday, 7-9pm, Jan. 9-Feb. 20

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Glass Art Tiffany Style Flat Panel Lamps Illuminate your favorite space with your own handcrafted Tiffany style flat panel lamp. From soft, light-diffusing opalescent glass to sparkling jewel-tone cathedrals, students will be allowed to choose their own color and texture combinations. Open to students of all skill levels, this class covers the basics of the copper foil method, including: glass cutting, grinding, foiling & soldering in addition to lamp shade assembly. Jennifer Austin - $162 - Monday, 7-9pm, Mar. 13-May 15 (no class Apr. 10)

Original designs & Leading Method This class is for students who are ready for the next level in their stained glass journey, having achieved an intermediate level of success in the Tiffany method. Students may bring their own ideas or may begin with a bevel cluster as their focal point. Projects will be approximately 2 square feet and designs should remain fairly simple. Supplies needed to complete the project will be provided, although students may choose to bring any personal tools or supplies. Jennifer Austin - $162- Wednesday, 7-9pm, Mar. 22-May 24 (No class Apr. 12)

Stained Glass Open Studio Open Studio is for students who have independent projects or works in progress and need a little guidance in areas such as foiling, soldering, and zinc framing. Use of tools is included in the studio fee, however, students who need supplies to complete their project may purchase them from the instructor as needed. Please check with the instructor prior to registering if you are unsure about the scope of your project within the constraints of time and space available in Open Studio. Section A w/ Jennifer Austin - $144 - Tuesday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Jan. 3-Feb. 21 Section B w/ Jennifer Austin - $144 - Tuesday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Mar. 21-May 9

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Jewelry

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step is a pre-req for most jewelry courses. Attendance to the first class is required for all courses. Students must be 18 or older, or have instructor permission to attend. Materials fees are detailed online.

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step In this class, students will learn basic techniques and tool care, and projects will start with metal preparation, design layout and sawing. A copper or brass pierced pendant, earrings or key chain will be made. Section A w/ Chrissy Jahnes - $113 - Tuesday, 10am-4pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 7 Section B w/ Chrissy Jahnes - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 8 & 9

Beginning Metalsmithing: Cold Connections - Tabs II In this class we will make a copper and/or brass bracelet using tabs as the connections between multiple components. We will explore several different tabs and also make a simple catch. Components may be flat, curved, stamped, pierced, textured, roller printed, and/or patinated. Chrissy Jahnes - $113 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Feb. 28-Mar. 25

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Jewelry Beginning Metalsmithing: Soldering Soldering, a technique used for thousands of years, employs heat and solder to join pieces of metal together. In this class, students will learn torch use, safety, and some basic soldering skills such as sweat solder joins, butt solder joins, and the use of sheet and wire solder. Students will make stacking silver rings. Susan Walser - $113 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Feb. 16-Mar. 16

Continuing Metalsmithing: Chain Making Welcome to the world of loop-in-loop chains. In this class students will learn the technique of hand woven, single loop-in-loop chains. From forming and fusing the basic links to weaving the chain, students will make a bracelet and/or a pair or two of earrings, depending on student’s skill level and time. Susan Walser & Chrissy Jahnes - $180 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Apr. 18-May 23 Pre-requisites: The First Step and Soldering or Getting to know the Jewelry Studio: Torch Control

Master class with tricia weiner: Bezel Basics Are you interested in learning how to add gemstones into your jewelry creations? Register for this one day bezel setting workshop where you create one finished piece of your choice with a bezel set cabochon gemstone. The workshop is taught by Tricia Weiner, an experienced jeweler and instructor who has been classically trained by masters all over the US. You will learn the basics of forming a fine silver bezel around a gem, finishing and fitting it properly, and using this bezel to finish a design of your choice. Options include but are not limited to a ring, earrings, pendant or key chain. Section A - $125 - Saturday, 10am-4pm, Feb. 25 Section B - $125- Saturday, 10am-4pm, Apr. 29 Pre-requisites: The First Step and Soldering or Getting to know the Jewelry Studio: Torch Control

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & Mixed Media

master class with chad hughes: painting resolution This short workshop is geared to the strengths and style of the participants. Through some group discussion, but primarily individual consult, the artists will discuss their concepts and aims. Critique and dialog will help to reinforce those aspects that are strong in the artist’s work but won’t neglect identifying weak areas and coming up with a plan to help alleviate these. Artists will bring several works that the group and the instructor can discuss as well as a piece or two they are currently working on so we can asses working technique. This class is geared to giving people tools they can use and may not realize they already posses! Chad Hughes - $162 - Saturday, 1-4pm, Jan. 15

Chad Hughes is our Nicholson Gallery featured artist for January 2017.

Visual Art Journaling An art journal is a mix of a diary, memoir, travelogue, sketchbook, and much more. It’s a space just for you that encourages personal growth and creative self-expression. Different prompts and various mixed media techniques will be used to deepen our understanding of ourselves and the interconnectedness we share with everything around us. These courses are designed to be taken consecutively or on their own. Section A w/ Heather Gerni Mulaiya- $108 - Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Jan. 19-Feb. 3 Section B w/ Heather Gerni Mulaiya- $108 - Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Mar. 16-Apr. 20

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Painting & Mixed Media Introducton to Acrylics This class primes you and your canvas with the basics of how to get started painting. Explore the fundamentals of acrylic painting, including color-mixing and methods of paint application. While structured lessons in various techniques are an important part of this class, experimentation and the development of your own personal style is encouraged. Section A w/ Allison Tierney - $162 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Jan. 5-Feb. 9 Section B w/Allison Tierney - $162 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Mar. 2-Apr. 6

Intermediate Acrylics We will expand on the foundations previously learned by introducing new acrylic mediums, alternative methods of paint application, and utilizing longer, multi-day painting sessions so you can leave the class with a few finished works. Students will be able to have more freedom with the subject matter of their paintings in this course as well. Allison Tierney - $162 - Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm, Apr. 18-May 23

Advanced Acrylics Unsure of what to paint next? This class can get you started again! In a guided open-studio atmosphere students are encouraged to bring in works in progress or start new pieces. Through weekly critiques, you will get feedback and exposure to the various ways people are using acrylics. Allison Tierney - $162 - Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm, Mar. 7-Apr. 11

Continuing Acrylic/Mixed Media Fun with acrylics! For painters with some experience who want the inspiration and challenge of projects, demos and critiques. The sections may be taken individually, but are designed to be taken consecutively. Each section is unique and builds on the skills from the previous classes. Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Jan. 13-Feb. 10 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Mar. 3-31 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Apr. 21-May 19

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & Mixed Media Introduction to Watercolor This course takes a close look at the unique qualities of watercolor and gives a thorough presentation of the basics of watercolor, including set-up, brush handling, washes and glazes, color-mixing, and wet-on-dry, wet-onwet and dry-brush applications. This course is open to beginners or to any students who want a refresher in watercolor technique. Erin Oliver - $135 - Thursday, 10:30am-1pm, Mar. 23-Apr. 27

Continuing Watercolor This course is for intermediate to advanced level students who want to continue to be stimulated and inspired by creative challenges and focused critiques. The emphasis is on experimentation and individual interpretation of the projects. Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 7 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 8 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Feb. 28-Mar. 28 Section D w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Mar. 1-29 Section E w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Apr. 18-May 16 Section F w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Apr. 19-May 17

Open Studio for Water-Based Media This is a great opportunity to work on your own projects, with lots of individual attention from the instructor. No formal critiques, just uninterrupted working time! For all water media-based artists: watercolor, acrylic, collage, and mixed media. Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 7 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 8 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Feb. 28-Mar. 28 Section D w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Mar. 1-29 Section E w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Apr. 18-May 16 Section F w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Apr. 19-May 17

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Painting & Mixed Media

Find Your Artistic Voice Experiment with different content, media, and techniques, or develop what you already know, in an encouraging, supportive environment. The primary focus of this course is self-expression and artistic communication. If you are at the beginning of your art-making journey, or have come to a roadblock and need guidance in moving forward with your artistic objectives, this class is for you. Section A w/ Stacye Leanza - $135 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Jan. 9-Feb. 6 Section B w/ Stacye Leanza - $135 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Feb. 27-Mar. 27 Section C w/ Stacye Leanza - $135 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Apr. 10-May 8

Exploring abstract art The primary focus of this class is to access your inner vision and develop it in a non-representational style. How do we do that? PLAY! With practice, students will begin to form their own personal language of shape, line, symbol, and color all while exploring some basic elements of drawing, painting, and composition. No experience is needed, just a desire for spirited adventure! Section A w/ Stacye Leanza - $162 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 15 Section B w/ Stacye Leanza - $162 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Mar. 8-Apr. 12

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & mixed media Introduction to Oils This class will cover fundamentals such as composition, color, brush types and handling, what mediums to use, and when to use them. We will also cover traditional techniques and processes such as underpainting, glazing, scumbling, and broken color. This course is open to beginners or experienced painters looking for a refresher. Section A w/ Willie Jones - $180 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Jan. 16-Mar. 6 Section B w/ Willie Jones - $180 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Mar. 27-May 15

Painting the Figure Learn to paint the human figure from a live model! While we will address anatomy and proportion, our focus will be color-mixing, flesh tones, and paint application. We will explore varied ways of beginning a painting, and the subsequent stages of the painting process. Demonstrations and individual attention will be given. Oils and acrylics are both welcome! Brian Kuebler - $250 - Wednesday, 6:15-8:45pm, Mar. 22-May 10

En Plein Air (LandScape painting) Painting in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to commune with nature, hone your observational skills and learn about yourself as an artist as you expand your creative vocabulary. Students are free to work with either acrylic or oil. The class will take place at various Triangle Land Conservancy locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham area. Emily Eve Weinstein - $180 - Saturday, 2-5pm, Apr. 1-May 13 (no class Apr. 15)

Intuitive Painting This unique approach is about experimenting, letting go of expectations, and allowing your creativity to unfold naturally. In a non-judgemental and playful environment, students will focus on personal expression and their own creative journey. Section A w/ Heather Gerni Mulaiya - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Jan. 28-29 Section B w/ Heather Gerni Mulaiya - $108 - Monday, 6:30-8:30pm, Apr. 10-May 22

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Theatre Improv 101 Would you like to increase your confidence? Your speaking and presentation skills? Or perhaps you would like to learn secrets to unblocking creative and intuitive thinking? This class is perfect for the novice who would like to explore the world of improv, or for the improvisor who wants to review the all important basics. Through fun games and exercises we will learn how to work together in a group, creating “group mind” to create scenes without a script or props! By relying on imagination and simple, easy-to-learn tools, we discover how to make scenes interesting and exciting on stage while learning valuable life lessons that have students reporting awesome changes in their professional and personal lives. Anoo Brod - $135 - Monday, 7-9pm, Jan. 9-Feb. 13

Improv 201 Discover more secrets to unlocking your creative potential while learning to be a more confident speaker or performer! 201 follows 101 seamlessly with more games and more learning. We will build on the basics and discover how to create believable characters in a moment’s time, how to enthusiastically say “yes” to your teammates’ offers and we’ll learn why trusting your instincts on stage is imperative. Anoo Brod - $135 - Monday, 7-9pm, Feb. 27-Apr. 3

Improv 301 In this session, we will up the ante with a public performance on the last week of class. We will delve deeper into scenework while staying rooted in the basics of “yes, and” and full commitment on stage at all times. Emphasis will be on creating characters that come alive through strong vocal and physical choices. Become a more confident performer, get anchored in the present moment, and take your play seriously. Come join the fun! This class is for those who have completed Intro and Intermediate Improv or have equivalent experience. Anoo Brod - $135 - Monday, 7-9pm, Apr. 17-May 22

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Theatre Scene Study This is a scene study course designed for actors who have experience acting, or who have begun to develop their craft. It is an acting class for those interested in fundamental techniques for theatre and film. The course will use scene study and improvisations as a foundation to explore truthful behavior on the stage, build relationships, trust instincts, create emotional connections, and further character development. Text analysis will be explored as a basis for making strong effective choices grounded in the text, while creating a role. Scenes will be chosen week two that both suit and challenge the actor. Students will dig into a step-by-step process influenced by the acting methods of Constantin Stanislavski, Sanford Meisner, Uta Hagen, among others. Students will have the opportunity to perform their final scenes in front of an invited audience. Local theatre professionals will also be invited. Virginia Queen Danford - $248 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Jan. 12-Mar. 23 Students must be 18+ years old to enroll.

Acting On-camera Students will become both creatively and technically comfortable while acting in front of the camera. Students will be exposed to a variety of on-camera acting techniques and will apply those skills to improvisations, exercises and scenes. They will explore different on-camera genres including film, episodic TV, commercials, and industrials. Students will learn about the framing of different shots, as well as important technical aspects including hitting your mark and physical and emotional continuity. The main focus of the class will be on the minimalistic style of film acting, the importance of listening and reacting, and the challenges actors face in finding truthful organic behavior in front of the camera. Virginia Queen Danford - $135 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Apr. 20-May 25 Students must be 18+ years old to enroll.

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wRITING Writing Real Writers are always told “write what you know.” But how do you turn that into something other than a simple documentary of your day? We will explore ways to discover, define, and focus on important aspects of our lives, and turn those into works of memoir, poetry or even short stories. Richard Krawiec - $108 - Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm, Jan. 11-Feb. 15

Reading and Writing Poetry Even experienced poets are sometimes intimidated when faced with a poem on the page. This course will look closely at a diverse range of poetry and poetic styles, helping participants gain insight into what makes a poem work, what type of poems they enjoy reading and why, and how to go about writing and revising their own poetry. Both new and experienced writers will feel welcomed. Richard Krawiec - $144 - Thursday, 6:15-8:15pm, Feb. 2-Mar. 3

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. I For years you’ve dreamed of writing a children’s book. You may even have a vague story idea. But how do you turn that into a workable plot? From creating original characters to developing their motivations, conflicts, and finally resolutions, this class blends hands-on exploration of children’s books with opportunities to share your writing and ideas with fellow students. Susie Wilde - $90 - Wednesday, 7-9pm, Mar. 1-Apr. 5

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. II How do you get your children’s book down on paper? What makes for a book that sparkles with style? The class blends hands-on exploration of children’s books with writing exercises and opportunities to share your work. To take this class you must have completed Part 1, or have teacher approval. Susie Wilde - $90 - Wednesday, 7-9pm, Apr. 26-May 24

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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wRITING Introduction to screenwriting Through this introduction to the theory and practice of writing screenplays we’ll consider the craft of dramatic, narrative storytelling. We’ll pay extra attention to the essential story elements of premise, protagonists and antagonists, conflict, obstacles, and character development. Ray Greenfield - $144 - Thursday, 6:15-8:15pm, Feb. 2-Mar. 3

Professional ARTIST Development Reading Methods to Evaluate Books How do decide which books will work best in your classroom? Which books should you recommend to your students? How can you tell when a book is a bad book? How do you help children evaluate books? These and other questions will frame a workshop that allows teachers time to explore new books, examine their content and worth, and discuss which ones matter. Susie Wilde - $90 - Fri. 4:30-8:30pm & Sat. 9am-3pm, Mar. 3 & 4th Completion of this class is good for one CEU credit.

Working with galleries Are galleries the answer to the question: “How do I sell my work?” This workshop will examine the pros and cons of working with galleries and review a model gallery contract and sales record. Learn what you need to know to successfully partner with a gallery to sell your art. Daniel Y. Mayer - $30 - Thursday, 6-8pm, Apr. 13

PRICING YOUR ARTWORK Too low? Too high? Just right – this workshop will review all the factors you should consider in assigning a price for sale for your artwork. This workshop will also look at multiples, editions, and photographic prints. Daniel Y. Mayer - $30 - Thursday, 6-8pm, Apr. 6

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ongoing Open Studios Ceramics Open Studio Continue practicing your craft in a community of other potters! Cards can be purchased at the ArtsCenter front desk and include 25lbs of clay, firing fees, and use of all glazes. Current students can attend open studio up to two weeks after class ends to complete projects. Visit Ceramics at The ArtsCenter on Facebook to view the most current Open Studio Calendar Monthly Open Studio Pass - $73 Monthly Sundays Only Pass - $48

Life Drawing Studio This is an informal weekly session geared for individual development in drawing with nude models. No instructor is provided, although there will be a moderator present to provide direction to the models. Punch cards can be purchased at the ArtsCenter front desk and they allow for attendance to four sessions over a three month period. Life Drawing Studio Pass - $52 - Thursdays, 6:15-8:15pm

Darkroom Rental The darkroom is available for rental to experienced developers. Please inquire at the ArtsCenter front desk for more information. One Month Rental - $35 Three Month Rental - $85

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Parent & Child Classes Family Writing Adventure Susie Wilde leads families on an exploration of children’s books and writing as she guides them in wondering their way to a whimsical story. This course includes the basics of writing—the first class will focus on structuring an imaginative story and the second class will reveal style elements to make stories sparkle. Within these classes we’ll create a collaborative story that will serve as an example to inspire family writing. Susie Wilde - $72 - Sunday, 2-4pm, Mar. 19, Apr. 22, and May 21 Tuition covers the cost of one parent and one child.

Artsploration: Creative Play for Babies & Toddlers Come make art with your little one and meet other parents/caregivers in a safe and friendly environment. This 6 week class will inspire discovery, learning, and promote visual and sensory skills for your child. Each family will take home a handmade scrapbook to celebrate and record this special season of life. Section A (0-18mo) w/ Delaney Susie - $72 - Tuesday, 11am-12pm, Jan. 10-Feb. 14 Section B (18mo-3yo) w/ Delaney Susie - $72 - Tuesday, 10:30-11:30pm, Mar. 7-Apr. 8 Section C (0-3yo) w/ Delaney Susie - $72 - Tuesday, 10:30-11:30pm, Apr. 18-May 23 Tuition covers the cost of one parent and one child.

The ArtsCenter receives financial support from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Orange County Arts Commission, and the Nicholson Foundation.

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Minicamps & Summer Camp

MiniCamps MiniCamps are arts workshops held on CHCCS teacher workdays and select holidays. Half-day and full-day programs are available. Each MiniCamp features classes with four professional teaching artists and a variety of art forms. Upcoming projects and themes include Handbuilding, Hip Hop Dance, Drawing Techniques, Improv Theatre, and more. Reserve your spaces early – register online!

Winter/Spring MiniCamp Dates: January 16, 9am-noon and 1-4pm January 23, 9am-noon and 1-4pm March 24, 9am-noon and 1-4pm March 27-31, 9am-noon and 1-4pm April 3, 9am-noon and 1-4pm

Summer artsCamp The Summer ArtsCamp program offers full and half-day programs for school-aged artists in a wide variety of disciplines. Small classes, taught by professional artists with a focus on skill building and creative expression, are the hallmarks of our camps. We offer both visual and performing art camps every week of summer vacation. Registration opens on January 30 for ArtsCenter Family Friends and February 13 for the general public.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Youth Arts classes Painting & Drawing Techniques (grades K-2) Whether your child is a practiced artist or is picking up a pencil or brush for the first time, this class is a great opportunity to develop new skills. Students will explore colors, shapes, lines, and techniques as they experiment with a variety of materials that may include colored pencil, charcoal, acrylic paint, and watercolors. All materials will be provided – please provide a smock or old t-shirt for your artist if you’d like. Section A w/ Beatrice Ruggeri - $120 public, $110 Members Mondays, 4-5:30 pm, Jan. 30-Mar. 20 Section B w/ Beatrice Ruggeri - $120 public, $110 Members Mondays, 4-5:30 pm, Apr. 10-Jun. 5

Pottery: Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing Techniques These courses will explore the creative possibilities of clay through handbuilding techniques and creating both functional and decorative pieces. Students will also throw small vases, bowls, and mugs on the potter’s wheel and decorate their pieces with underglaze or glazing. Beginners and experienced students welcome! Please note age restrictions below. $120 public, $110 Members

Homeschoolers Section A w/ Jason Abide - Friday, 1-2:30pm, Feb. 3-Mar. 24 Section B w/ Jason Abide – Wednesday, 1-2:30pm, Apr. 7-Jun. 2 (no class April 15)

Grades 1-3 Section A w/ Jason Abide - Friday, 3:15-4:30pm, Feb. 3-Mar. 24 Section B w/ Jason Abide – Wednesday, 3:15-4:30pm, Apr. 7-Jun. 2 (no class April 15)

Grades 4-6 Section A w/ Jason Abide - Friday, 4:30-6pm, Feb. 3-Mar. 24 Section B w/ Jason Abide – Wednesday, 4:30-6pm, Apr. 7-Jun. 2 (no class April 15)

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Meet The Cover artist

Ronan Kyle Peterson grew up in Poplar, NC, a small community deep in the mountains of western North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in 1996 received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Anthropology, with a minor in Folklore. He was a Core Fellow at Penland School of Crafts in 2000-2001, and has returned to Penland to teach Summer Session workshops. Currently, Ronan maintains Nine Toes Pottery, which produces highly decorative and functional earthenware vessels. Recent exhibitons include solo shows at the Cedar Creek Gallery (NC) and Charlie Cummings Gallery (FL) and invitational shows at the Artisan Gallery in Northampton, MA, Worcester Center for Crafts in Worcester, MA, and the Carbondale Clay Center in Carbondale, CO. Ronan will be teaching “Master Class With Ronan Peterson: Peeling the Onion� (pg. 11)

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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