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Art Studio - Adult & Teen

  1. Fiber Arts and Fabric Dyeing

    September 3, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 5, 2019, 12:00 PM @ Art Studio

    Ten 2-hour classes. Explore the many ways of creating art and functional pieces with fabric and other fibers! Make hand dyed silk scarves using different dying methods, framed silk paintings, small weavings, and learn different ways to felt wool. Open to all levels. Adults

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  2. Weaving Open Studio/Intermediate Weaving

    September 3, 2019, 6:00 PM - November 26, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Art Studio

    3-hour sessions. Open studio for beginning and experienced weavers to work on floor looms. Table top looms also available. Teens/Adults

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  3. Copic Marker Drawing and Illustration

    September 5, 2019, 6:00 PM - October 10, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Art Studio

    Six 1½-hour classes. Learn Copic basics, blending, transforming sketches into illustrations and creating detailed works of art. Class suggested for students comfortable creating own sketches and working on art between classes. Teens/Adults Supplies: Participants can bring their own Copic markers or purchase a pack of 3 markers for $18 from the instructor on the first day of class. Recommended starter colors are any of the following: C1, C3, C5, C7, N0, N2, N4, N6, W1, W3, W5 or W7. Drawing papers and pencils will be provided in class.

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  4. Beginning Weaving

    September 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - October 10, 2019, 9:00 PM @ The Art Studio - Drawing Studio

    Five 3-hour classes.Learn loom-weaving basics and complete a small project on a tabletop loom. A great guided way to begin weaving on the loom. Plus studio time available on Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. Teens/Adults

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  5. Ceramic Surface Decorations

    September 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - October 21, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Art Studio

    Five 2-hour classes. Explore different techniques to finish your ceramic pieces. On tiles, practice methods each week like sgraffito, underglaze painting, stencils and slip. Basic clay knowledge suggested. Adults.

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  6. Collage Your Own Journal Covers

    September 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - September 23, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Art Studio

    Two 2-hour classes. Turn a plain journal into a piece of art by collaging different mediums with various colors, textures and designs. Create a bookmark to go along with it. Begin with a 5 minute meditation to settle in and get ready to create. Teens/Adults

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  7. Plein Air Painting at Glasgow Park

    September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM @ Glasgow Park Bank Barn

    Five 2-hour classes at Glasgow Park Bank Barn and various sites in park. Revitalize your creative energy. Paint outdoors in a serene setting and learn to capture the surroundings using Watercolor, Acrylic or Gouache. Composition and color will be broken down to their most simple components. All abilities are welcome. Adults Materials: - Bag for carrying supplies - Sketchbook (small or medium) - Drawing pencils, eraser, sharpener - Pad of watercolor paper (smooth or rough, no larger than 8x10) - Board to work on (as large as the paper) - Painters tape Paint: - Watercolors, acrylic or Gouache. Colors: reds (cadmium red and alizarin crimson), yellows (cadmium yellow light and lemon), blues (French ultramarine blue and cerulean), green (viridian), raw umber, black, white (2 tubes) - Variety of watercolor brushes - Small cloth towel and/or baby wipes - Empty can for water - Portable stool - Portable easel (if wish to not set board on lap) - Hat, sunscreen, drinking water

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  8. Beginning Wheel Throwing

    September 20, 2019, 9:30 AM - November 15, 2019, 12:30 PM @ Art Studio

    Eight 3-hour classes. Learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups and bowls in an exciting and encouraging environment. Step by step instruction. Adults.

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Glasgow Park Bank Barn

  1. Fix It Café

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bank Barn

    Bring your broken lamp, vacuum, waffle iron, or any one item that you can carry and work beside a volunteer experienced in repairs to fix it! Partnership with Lowe’s of Bear. Adults, Youth 10-17 with an Adult. There are certain items that we cannot accept at the Fix It Cafe. This includes gas-powered tools (eg lawn mowers) and complex electronic devices (eg laptops). Tell us what you are bringing to the Fix It Cafe so we can be sure we can help you repair it! Volunteers needed: The Fix-It Cafe relies on its volunteers to help residents fix their broken items. If you know someone who likes to tinker and would like to help, register at - newcastlede.gov/volunteer. Register Online Now More Details

Rockwood

  1. FREE Admission to Rockwood Museum on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

    September 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Rockwood Museum is very excited to be participating in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on Saturday, September 21. Click the link below to sign up to get FREE tickets to Rockwood Museum! https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/museum/rockwood-park-mansion-museum/ Tours are on the hour from 9 a.m. with the last tour leaving at 4 p.m. If volume necessitates tours may also be on the half hour.

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