Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Advanced Studio Ceramics

Course #: 6081561600
Course Description:

Expanding on the beginning class, personal growth and creativity are celebrated in this independent working environment of intermediate ceramists. Students are encouraged to be creative and are invited to explore and expand areas of individual interest. You will have a hands-on experience working with clay and designing your own pottery. The cost includes 150 pounds of clay or 25 items, firing, glazing, and use of available tools.

Class No: 9080
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $165.00
Fees Over 62: $145.00
Instructor: Groat
Meetings:
Mon at Tamarack Center 211

Asian Watercolor: Birds of the Northwoods

Course #: 6081560410
Course Description:

Learn the basics of Asian watercolor. In these classes, the focus will be on painting birds of the Northwoods: eagles, owls, cranes, and loons. The instructor will demonstrate both the “free-style” and “bone-style” methods. Students can contact the instructor to see examples in advance. Supplies will be available for use and also for purchase in class. Basic supplies provided include: sumi ink and sumi stick, various size Asian brushes and watercolor papers, suzuri ink stone, felt mat, and paperweights. Students should bring MULTIPLE water containers for rinse water, a protective sheet of plastic to cover the work surface (which goes under the felt mat), paper towels, any watercolor paints they already have, and palettes. The instructor has extra supplies for use during the class and also supplies for purchase.

Class No: 9138
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $65.00
Fees Over 62: $53.00
Instructor: Reilly
Meetings:
Sat at Woodruff - Unitarian Uni Fellow Bldg

Supplies available for purchase during the class include: Suzuri ink stone, felt mat, Sumi-e stick. Other Items supplied by students: water container(s), porcelain palette, plastic table cloth or other non-absorbent sheeting, basic water colors: Cadmium Yellow and/or Lemon Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Indigo and Chinese white or Permanent White. A good supply of paper towels also comes in handy along with newsprint for practicing brush strokes.

Barn Quilt Painting

Course #: 6081565573
Course Description:

After years of providing shelter for livestock, many old barns are being given a new purpose – providing a background for an outdoor art project. Barn quilts are bright and bold public art pieces that celebrate the color and design of quilts. They may be found across the country, gracing barns, sheds, fences, and mailboxes. Learn the basics and create a 24" x 24" barn quilt, plus leave with patterns and the knowledge to create more barn quilts in a variety of sizes. While supplies and pattern options will be provided, please feel free to bring pattern ideas, paints, and brushes if you prefer, as well as a bag lunch.

Class No: 9131
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $65.00
Fees Over 62: $61.00
Instructor: Reeder
Meetings:
Sat at Tamarack Center 213

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Course #: 6081562502
Course Description:

Beginning students will learn how to shape clay by throwing on the wheel. Each session will start with a short demonstration of a project. You will then have the rest of the class to perfect that project. Students will make 20 to 25 items. Cost includes clay, firing, glazing, and use of available tools.

Class No: 9077
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $145.00
Fees Over 62: $125.00
Instructor: Groat
Meetings:
Wed at Tamarack Center 211

Folded Fabric or Paper Greeting Cards

Course #: 6081565502
Course Description:

Spend a little time with us and learn how to create beautiful and unique artwork using the iris folding technique. Iris folding is a paper or fabric folding technique that uses patterns and scraps of paper or fabric to create one-of-a-kind greeting cards or lovely framed wall hangings.

Class No: 9130
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $25.00
Fees Over 62: $23.00
Instructor: Reeder
Meetings:
Fri at Presque Isle - Presque Isle Library

Getting Acquainted with Watercolor

Course #: 6030661543
Course Description:

Experience a relaxed introduction to a unique medium that is both a challenge and a delight. Learn the basics and the right tools essential for your painting experience. Watercolor has a reputation for being a difficult medium, but like all painting, it only requires practice and a willingness to experiment. Enthusiastic beginners welcome.

Class No: 9142
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $110.00
Fees Over 62: $86.00
Instructor: Schnell
Meetings:
Thur at Minocqua - Torpy Room

Watercolor Supply list1. Paper *Arches 140 lb. cold press is preferred/
* Strathmore 400 series cold press is o.k.
2. Paint. *Windsor Newton “Cotman”watercolors in tubes: Ultramarine blue, Cobalt blue, Cerulean blue, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium red Hue, Cadmium yellow hue, Aerolein, burnt sienna, Veridian, Hooker’s green light,Sepia
3. Brushes
Blick Masterstroke. # 8 and # 12 round brushes
1 inch flat wash brush w/ beveled edge(Blick Scholastic Wonder White) is a good choice for the flat brush).
Plastic palette, preferably one with a cover,
A piece of foamcore board cut in half for a painting support, Old bath towel, Water container.
Painters tape
Plastic table cloth
Paper towels
Kitchen sponge
Catalogue resources: DickBlick.com, Cheapjoe’s.com, Jerry’sArtarama

Gourd Art Workshop

Course #: 6081565504
Course Description:

Do you have a little imagination? Get ready to have fun and learn about gourds as you create a work of art you can be proud of. Students will paint, stain, cut, and sculpt using proper tools and materials provided by the instructor. Please wear clothes that can get dirty and bring a lunch. The instructor has many years of art education and working with gourds. You will be amazed at the beautiful art pieces that can be created from gourds.

Class No: 9074
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $65.00
Fees Over 62: $59.00
Instructor:
Meetings:
Sat at Fieldside Center 102

All supplies are included. Please bring a bag lunch.

Mixed Media Painting

Course #: 6081560200
Course Description:

Whether you are an experienced artist or just beginning to paint, explore the different mediums available including acrylic, watercolor, and oils. After choosing the medium you want to use, you’ll be guided through painting/brush techniques, paper/ canvas selection and preparation, and picture composition.

Class No: 9047
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $69.00
Fees Over 62: $53.00
Instructor: Olsen
Meetings:
Tue at Minocqua - Torpy Room

Bring a sketch book, pencil and any picture you would like to work from for the first class. If you would like more details prior to class in regards to supplies or special projects please contact the instructor, Joanne at 715-277-3403 CLASS ON 4/2 WILL BE IN THE LIBRARY

Class No: 9049
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $69.00
Fees Over 62: $53.00
Instructor: Olsen
Meetings:
Tue at Minocqua - Torpy Room

Bring a sketch book, pencil and any picture you would like to work from for the first class. If you would like more details prior to class in regards to supplies or special projects please contact the instructor, Joanne at 715-277-3403 or email dojo1950@newnorth.net

Painting a Covered Bridge

Course #: 6030661501
Course Description:

Welcome summer with a wonderful painting of spring’s lush green trees over a path way to a covered bridge. A step back in time to a quiet era. This is an oil painting project that is open to students of all levels. You will need a #2, 4, and 6 bright brush along with a 0 liner, a mop brush, paper towels, and brush cleaner.

Class No: 9082
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $93.00
Fees Over 62: $71.00
Instructor: Luzenski
Meetings:
Tue at Tomahawk - Bradley Town Hall

Bring a NO. 2, 4 and 6 bright brush, 0 liner and a fan brush, paper towels and brush cleaner. Also bring a snack or bag lunch. CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR, Maureen Luzenski at 715-453-8190, PRIOR TO CLASS FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SUPPLIES. Some supplies and brushes will be available for purchase at class.

Painting Summer Geraniums

Course #: 6030661503
Course Description:

A summer favorite – geraniums are a prevalent flower in many of our home gardens. In this project we will be using slightly different values to add depth to each geranium cluster which can be painted on the edge of a large wood plate for display in your home or another surface of your choice. This is an oil painting project that is open to students of all levels. You will need a #2, 4, and 6 bright brush along with a 0 liner,a mop brush, paper towels, and brush cleaner.

Class No: 9076
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $93.00
Fees Over 62: $71.00
Instructor: Luzenski
Meetings:
Tue at Tomahawk - Bradley Town Hall

Bring a NO. 2, 4 and 6 bright brush, 0 liner and a fan brush, paper towels and brush cleaner. Also bring a snack or bag lunch. CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR, Maureen Luzenski at 715-453-8190, PRIOR TO CLASS FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SUPPLIES. Some supplies and brushes will be available for purchase at class.

Painting Textured Poppies

Course #: 6030661502
Course Description:

Texture adds depth, interest, and dimension to a painting. This is a large scale project on canvas using water mixable oil paint. Other mediums and tools will be used to create a textured background for the lovely poppies. Water mixable oils and other mediums can be purchased from the instructor at class time.

Class No: 9073
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $77.00
Fees Over 62: $59.00
Instructor: Luzenski
Meetings:
Tue at Tomahawk - Bradley Town Hall

Class wil not meet 3/12. Bring a NO. 2, 4 and 6 bright brush, 0 liner and a fan brush, paper towels and brush cleaner. Also bring a snack or bag lunch. CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR, Maureen Luzenski at 715-453-8190, PRIOR TO CLASS FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SUPPLIES. Some supplies and brushes will be available for purchase at class.

Self Paced Sewing

Course #: 6030161005
Course Description:

Work on a sewing project of your choice and receive individual assistance and instruction. Open to sewing enthusiasts of all experience levels.

Class No: 9035
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $77.00
Fees Over 62: $59.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9037
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $97.00
Fees Over 62: $75.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9044
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9061
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9062
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9063
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9064
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9065
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9066
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9067
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9068
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9069
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9070
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9071
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9151
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $69.00
Fees Over 62: $53.00
Instructor: Smith
Meetings:
Thur at Tomahawk - Bradley Town Hall
Class No: 9152
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $69.00
Fees Over 62: $53.00
Instructor: Smith
Meetings:
Thur at Tomahawk - Bradley Town Hall
Class No: 9170
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $61.00
Fees Over 62: $47.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Class will not meet 4/19. Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Class No: 9036
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $21.00
Fees Over 62: $17.00
Instructor: Robinson
Meetings:
Fri at Minocqua - Ascension Lutheran Church

Bring the following items to each class session: sewing project(s) of your choice; personal sewing machine; basic sewing supplies and equipment.

Studio Ceramics

Course #: 6081562500
Course Description:

Be creative in a relaxed, open ceramics studio with guidance designed to give you a hands-on experience working with clay and designing your own pottery. Beginners will learn how to shape clay in a variety of ways including hand building techniques and wheel throwing. Returning students will expand their abilities and take on new independent projects. Functional and sculptural aspects of clay will be explored along with firing, decorating, and glazing processes.

Class No: 9177
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $165.00
Fees Over 62: $147.00
Instructor: Trojan
Meetings:
Wed at Minocqua - Lakeland High School Room 119 Ceramics

The Art of Sketching Birds

Course #: 6081564410
Course Description:

Learning to sketch birds leads us to an even greater appreciation for the variety, beauty, strength, and resilience of our feathered neighbors of the Northwoods. In this workshop, a brief overview of bird anatomy will be covered to avoid common mistakes in sketching birds. The focus of the workshop is to learn basic techniques of sketching birds using simple exercises to understand the importance of position, posture, proportion, and angles. Learning to draw birds also opens one’s eyes to seeing more detail which will also help in identifying birds in the field. Participants will leave with more confidence in sketching birds and better identification skills.

Class No: 9140
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $29.00
Fees Over 62: $25.00
Instructor: Reilly
Meetings:
Sat at Woodruff - Unitarian Uni Fellow Bldg

Unitarian Church is located 8625 Peggys Ln, Woodruff, WI 54568

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