PICASSIETTE POTHEAD WORKSHOP
WHEN: Date to be announced
WHERE: RENAISSANCE GLASS STUDIO, ASHEVILLE, NC
FEE: $150 Includes materials and use of tools
LEVEL: All levels welcome; moderate hand strength required
Let your imagination go wild and create your unique PotHead Planter in the popular Picassiette style for the favorite gardener in your life. Repurpose your old cherished china into new works of art. Instructor will provide china and participants are encourage to bring their own plates and embellishments. Students will choose an 8" or 12" terracotta planter. We will learn how to prepare the surface, learn basic nipping/cutting techniques and grout our work of art on Sunday. Please bring your imagination, safety glasses, apron, several pairs of rubber gloves and tools if you have them.
Mosaic Mirror Workshop for the Beginner Mosaic Artist
When: SUNDAY MAY 7 2017
Where: Renaissance Glass Studio
Fee: $125 includes $25 materials fee
What is tesserae? How do I cut glass and what glue to use? Would you like to learn some basics and get ready to apply for that intermediate to advanced mosaic class? Learn basic mosaic techniques while creating a unique personal mirror for yourself or as a gift. Mirror is 14"L x 12"W with 8" x10" mirror insert. You will be mosaicing a 2" wide border. Grouting will be demonstrated and students will go home with written directions and grout to finish their project at home if they wish to grout their project. Materials fee includes frame with mirror, tile, glass, adhesive, Van Gogh Glass ( made in Asheville), ball chain, grout and millefiori ("thousand flowers, small pieces of Italian colored glass"). Participants need to bring apron, safety glasses, rubber gloves, glass cutters, if they have them and their creative juices!! Linda will provide glass cutters and other tools for the class. Prerequisite: None; some moderate
hand strength good to have.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Workshops require lots of advanced planning, details and commitment from the host and artist. If you cancel a workshop 30 days prior to event you will be refunded your cost minus a $100 processing fee. Under 30 days, there will be no refund.
LAZY SUSAN WORKSHOP
DATES AND TIMES TBA.
Create a glass/tile mosaic on a 14" bamboo turntable. Recessed area is 12". Participants will learn how to use glass nippers/tile cutters for their design. Linda will provide some simple designs; we will grout our pieces on Sunday. Limit to 10 people.
PICASSIETTE (SMASHED CHINA) WORKSHOP
AT PAINTER'S GREENHOUSE in OLD FORT
SUNDAY JUNE 11 2017 10AM-3PM
Create your very own 8" Flower Pot using broken china
and your own cherished objects. This is a great way to
repurpose heirloomed chipped china for a wonderful garden
accent. All levels, $60 fee includes all materials and 5 hours
of instruction. Grouting will be demonstrated and you will leave
with instructions and grout to finish your project at home.
Tools will be provides. All levels welcome. Participants need to bring safety goggles, apron, rubber gloves, at least 8 china plates and your own personal china/porcelain pieces.
Some moderate hand strength needed
Reserve your spot by June 1st. Mail a check to :
61 Lookout Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804
THE BIG CONCRETE LEAF WORKSHOP
(IT'S OK TO MAKE SMALL ONES TOO!!)
LEARN HOW TO CAST A REAL LEAF OUT OF CONCRETE TO MAKE A BIRDBATH
OR GARDEN DECORATION.
WORKSHOP INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS
LEAVES-CHOOSE FROM HOSTAS, BANANAS, EMPRESS. LOTUS AND ELEPHANT
CEMENT, SAND, PIGMENT, CONCRETE SEALANT AND MESH
LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE
LOCATION: NORTH ASHEVILLE
WHEN: FALL 2017
LEAF PICK UP ON MONDAY
THE JOHN C. CAMPBELL FOLK SCHOOL.
WAS FOUNDED IN 1925 AND STILL PROVIDES EXPERIENCES IN NON-COMPETITIVE LEARNING AND COMMUNITY LIFE THAT ARE JOYFUL AND ENLIVENING.
FOLKS COME TO THE BEAUTIFUL WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS TO HAVE CREATIVE AND FUN LEARNING EXPERIENCES.
I AM DELIGHTED TO BE TEACHING THIS WEEK LONG WORKSHOP!!!! MORE DETAILS ARE ON PAGE 105 IN THE JULY 2016 - JUNE 2017 CATALOGUE.
$630 FOR WEEKEND; LODGING EXTRA
APRIL 16-22, 2017
ONE WHOLE WEEK OF CREATIVE PLAY!!
FILL YOUR GARDEN WITH MOSAIC ART IN THE POPULAR PICASSIETTE STYLE. MAKE A DOUBLE POTHEAD (PLANTER WITH WHIMSICAL FACE), OUT OF 2 MEDIUM OR 1 LARGE TERRACOTTA POT. CREATE A WALL PIECE WITH EMBEDDED CHINA CUPS, A GAZING BALL AND/OR AN ADDRESS ROCK.
CHINA AND TILE IS SUPPLIED AND YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING YOUR OWN CHINA TO REPURPOSE. A VARIETY OF MOSAIC TECHNIQUES WILL BE COVERED, AND FINISHED WORKS WILL BE GROUTED.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, JUST A DESIRE TO BREAK THINGS!!
MODERATE HAND STRENGTH REQUIRED
REGISTER BY CALLING THE JOHN C. CAMPBELL FOLK SCHOOL