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We offer weekend workshops, weekly after school classes (and half-day week-long programs during the summer). Small classes and our highly skilled and professional artist/craft teachers and assistants will offer lots of individual help and allow each child (or family unit) a hands-on exploration of their personal creativity and the process of making. Classes may include Glass Beadmaking, Wood Turning, Painting Blacksmithing, Jewelry making, Fiber, Fused Glass and Clay.

Full 2017 Adult and Student Curriculum for fiber arts, forge, glass, ceramics, woodturning and jewelry classes.

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Home School Drawing & Painting
Home School Drawing & Painting
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: None
Kanika Khurana

SD8202 April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018 (10am-12pm) 4 Wednesdays (River Room)

Students will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils in a unique engaged way of teaching. With weekly creative projects, students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques; while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each students will be encouraged to work at their level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment. Students will develop an individual awareness through an in-depth exploration of value, color, form, and composition. A list of suggested supplies may be obtained from the teacher. Ages 7 and over.
Home School Drawing & Painting
Home School Drawing & Painting
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: None
Kanika Khurana

SD8207 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2018 (10am-12pm) 4 Wednesdays (River Room)

Students will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils in a unique engaged way of teaching. With weekly creative projects, students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques; while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each students will be encouraged to work at their level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment. Students will develop an individual awareness through an in-depth exploration of value, color, form, and composition. A list of suggested supplies may be obtained from the teacher. Ages 7 and over.
YOUTH PRINTMAKING ON PAPER WITHOUT A PRESS
YOUTH PRINTMAKING ON PAPER WITHOUT A PRESS
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: $10
Karin Mansberg

SD8213 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018 (10am-12pm) 4 Thursdays (River Room)

This course is an introduction to print making methods with focus on relief print making, one of the simplest methods of creating a print block. The feel for print making is first developed through an experimentation project which will include printing with found objects and textures. The next project will cover technique of carving the print block (hard rubber block) with lino cutting tools. Demonstration will be given prior to working with tools. The students are given time to get familiar with tools through simple texture exercise before moving onto designing and carving a final print block for printing on paper. Relief print making technique is suitable for creating fine art prints and greeting cards. A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition. Students ages 8 to 14.
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
Tuition $80.00

Materials Fee: $10
Karin Mansberg

SD8211 May 3, 10, 2018 (6.30pm-8.30pm) 2 Thursdays (River Room)

This workshop will cover the basics of block printing and making repeat patterns for designing fabric. The instructor will show different repeat ways. Students will design and carve and finally print their own design patterns on tea towels. We will be using lino cutting tools and soft cut print blocks. This course will also cover comparison of different fabrics suitable for block printing by hand. Students will print their own patterned tea towels with special fabric inks that are permanent and washable after drying. A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition. Students Ages 14 and over.
Spring Homeschool Pottery
Spring Homeschool Pottery
Tuition $180.00

Materials Fee: $18.00
All Levels, ages 7 and up
Kaitlin Clark

CL8201 May 4, 11, 18 , 25 June 1, 8 2018 (1:00pm -3:00pm) 6 Fridays (Clay Studio)

During this 6 week course, students will learn a variety of building techniques including both hand building as well as wheel-thrown pieces. All levels of skill are welcome and projects will be customized to adapt to the interests of each student. This course is open to students ages 8-16. Twenty five pounds of clay is included in the materials fee, additional clay purchases and glazing and firing can be arranged for an additional fee.
Parent/Child Adventures in Clay
Parent/Child Adventures in Clay
Tuition $75.00

Materials Fee: $5.00
All Levels, child age 3-5 plus a parent/caregiver
Kaitlin Clark

CL8202 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2018 (3:00pm-4:00pm) 6 Fridays (Clay Studio)

Join us for a fun and creative experience as we explore adventures in clay! This class focuses on creativity and the art making process. Through observation, attention to detail and our imaginations, we will explore space, shapes, colors and more. This class is designed for an adult to work one on one with a child and the $70 tuition is for an adult and child and includes clay, glazes and firing fees for 2 people. Techniques and concepts incorporate the use of problem solving, cognitive and cooperative learning techniques. Childrens' literature books are the focus on a theme such as insects, nature, animals, seasons landscapes, etc. This class requires the parent/caregiver's attendance and participation. Clay, firing and glazing are included in the material fee.
YOUTH - After School Pottery Series - Fridays
YOUTH - After School Pottery Series - Fridays
Tuition $180.00

All Levels, ages 8-16
Kaitlin Clark

CL8203 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 2018 (4-6pm) 6 Fridays (Clay Studio)

Do you love working in clay and looking for a fun way to be creative on Friday's after school? Join us in an inspiring environment for our six session Friday after-school series and practice your skills in both hand-building and throwing on the wheel. Project ideas will be customized to adapt to the interests of each participant and we encourage you to bring in your own ideas as well! Ages 8-16. *Students are asked to bring a light nut-free snack. A 25 pound bag of clay can be purchased for $18 and optional glazing and firing fees can be arranged for an additional fee, based on size.
After School Drawing & Painting
After School Drawing & Painting
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: None
Kanika Khurana

SD8208 May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018 (4-6pm) 4 Fridays (River Room)

Students will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils in a unique engaged way of teaching. With weekly creative projects, students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques; while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each students will be encouraged to work at their level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment. Students will develop an individual awareness through an in-depth exploration of value, color, form, and composition. A list of suggested supplies may be obtained from the teacher. Ages 8-16.
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
Tuition $80.00

Materials Fee: $10
Karin Mansberg

SD8212 May 12, 2018 (10am-2pm) Saturday (River Room)

This workshop will cover the basics of block printing and making repeat patterns for designing fabric. The instructor will show different patterns. Students will design and carve and finally print their own design patterns on tea towels. We will be using lino cutting tools and soft cut print blocks. This course will also cover comparison of different fabrics suitable for block printing by hand. Students will print their own patterned tea towels with special fabric inks that are permanent and washable after drying. A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition. Students Ages 14 and over.
Spring Open House on Saturday, May 19th, Noon-5pm
Spring Open House on Saturday, May 19th, Noon-5pm
Come join us!




SM8201 May 19, 2018 (noon-5pm) Saturday (Campus-wide)

Brookfield Craft Center will host a community open house on their campus located at 286 Whisconier Road in Brookfield, Connecticut. This creative event is free, open to the public and will feature demonstrations conducted by talented faculty artists working in all of the studios.
YOUTH PRINTMAKING ON PAPER WITHOUT A PRESS
YOUTH PRINTMAKING ON PAPER WITHOUT A PRESS
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: $10
Karin Mansberg

SD8214 June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018 (10am-12pm) 4 Mondays (River Room)

This course is an introduction to print making methods with focus on relief print making, one of the simplest methods of creating a print block. The feel for print making is first developed through an experimentation project which will include printing with found objects and textures. The next project will cover technique of carving the print block (hard rubber block) with lino cutting tools. Demonstration will be given prior to working with tools. The students are given time to get familiar with tools through simple texture exercise before moving onto designing and carving a final print block for printing on paper. Relief print making technique is suitable for creating fine art prints and greeting cards. A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition. Students ages 8 to 14.
Home School Drawing & Painting
Home School Drawing & Painting
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: None
Kanika Khurana

SD8209 June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 (10am-12pm) 4 Wednesdays (River Room)

Students will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils in a unique engaged way of teaching. With weekly creative projects, students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques; while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each students will be encouraged to work at their level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment. Students will develop an individual awareness through an in-depth exploration of value, color, form, and composition. A list of suggested supplies may be obtained from the teacher. Ages 7 and over.
After School Drawing & Painting
After School Drawing & Painting
Tuition $160.00

Materials Fee: None
Kanika Khurana

SD8210 June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (4-6pm) 4 Thursdays (River Room)

Students will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils in a unique engaged way of teaching. With weekly creative projects, students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques; while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each students will be encouraged to work at their level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment. Students will develop an individual awareness through an in-depth exploration of value, color, form, and composition. A list of suggested supplies may be obtained from the teacher. Ages 8-16.
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
BLOCKPRINTING ON FABRIC: TEA-TOWEL WORKSHOP
Tuition $80.00

Materials Fee: $10
Karin Mansberg

SD8217 June 7, 14, 2018 (6.30pm-8.30pm) 2 Thursdays (River Room)

This workshop will cover the basics of block printing and making repeat patterns for designing fabric. The instructor will show different patterns. Students will design and carve and finally print their own design patterns on tea towels. We will be using lino cutting tools and soft cut print blocks. This course will also cover comparison of different fabrics suitable for block printing by hand. Students will print their own patterned tea towels with special fabric inks that are permanent and washable after drying. A material fee of $10 will be added to the tuition. Students Ages 14 and over.
After-School Marbling a Silk Scarf for Kids
After-School Marbling a Silk Scarf for Kids
Tuition $50.00

Materials Fee: $25.00
All Levels
Barbara Levitt

FA8205 Jun 8, 2018 (4-6pm) Friday (LTB Studio)

In this single afternoon class, students will learn a little about the history of marbling, see a brief demonstration by the instructor and then begin creating their own marbled scarf. They'll learn how to apply paint to the surface of the water and try the various tools that can be used to make the intricate patterns associated with this ancient technique. Each student will then make their own scarf and get instructions on washing and ironing after completion. If time permits, there may be an opportunity for students to make an additional scarf, with the cost to be paid directly to the instructor. Ages 8 to 14 years, a materials fee of $25.00 will be added to the tuition.
   
 
 
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