Open Studio: Painting
Thursdays: September 5–October 10
This open studio caters to individual needs with one-on-one instruction for beginning to advanced painters. Enjoy this relaxed setting and bring either a new or current piece to work on!
Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jerry Nissen
Fee: $48 ($43)

Intro to Watercolor
Sundays: September 8–October 13
This colorful class is ideal for the beginner or intermediate student who wishes to gain a strong understanding of the watercolor painting process.
Students come away with an understanding of suitable painting materials, basic watercolor painting techniques, the fascinating relationship between water and pigment, and more.
Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Merle Poland
Fee: $40 ($36)

Felt Animal Sculptures
Tuesdays: September 17 & 24
Try your hand at felting your own textile sculpture! Students work with wool and needle tools to felt together the design of their choice in this two-day workshop. Great for gifts!
Time: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kim Williamson
Fee: $35 ($31.50)

Writing to Save Your Life: Finding the Courage to Create
Free Creative Writing Workshop
Thursday, September 19
In this generative creative writing workshop, we will explore the deep places inside where our most important stories live. In learning to overcome our fears of writing our stories down and sharing them with others, we will develop the courage to create artful, passionate, and
life-sustaining work. All experience levels are welcome to participate.
Time: 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jeremy Schraffenberger
Fee: Free (Registration required)

Ceramics: Beginner Wheel Throwing
Sundays: September 22–October 27
Develop skills on the potter’s wheel while you learn to make a variety of vessel s and sculptural pieces. This class is great for beginning and intermediate level students. Students will have access to the ceramic lab outside of class for the duration the class is held.
Time: 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Fee: $48 ($43) + $25 clay

Saturdays: September 28–October 26
Just in time for Halloween! Bring to life your very own spook-inspired beer stein. Learn how to hand build a traditional stein and experiment with sculptural applique features. Enjoy a beverage of your choice from your stein while celebrating with classmates at the last session. Must be 21+ to
sample beer (additional refreshments provided).
Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Fee: $30($27) + $5 clay fee

Linoleum Printmaking
Tuesdays: October 1–November 5
Join us for this great introduction to lino printmaking. Using a reductive process, learn to cut away material to bring your drawing to life. Instructor Merle Poland demonstrates and guides students through how to transfer drawings on to blocks, carving techniques, and the printing process.
Time: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Merle Poland
Fee: $45 ($41.50)

Polymer Clay Pendants & Beads
Sundays: October 20 & 27
Roll your own beads and pendants with versatile polymer clay in the two-day workshop. The possibilities are endless when combining colors and shapes!
Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kim Williamson
Fee: $35 ($31.50)

3-Month Independent Study Ceramics Studio Passes
Single $65 ($58.50)
Double $100 ($90)
Family $150 ($135)
Independent study includes access to clay studio, firing, and use of glazes.
Clay must be purchased (in addition to the pass) from the Hearst Center at
$25/25lbs. Open studio time is available when the studio is not being used
for scheduled classes. For more information, stop by the front desk for a
handout regarding our ceramics lab or call the Hearst at 319.273.8641.