Workshops

Please submit your registration via our online form and send your payment via PayPal to our email address: info@artsfvac.org or call us at 860-678-1867.

 

Gibson bowlsFelted Nesting Bowls with Elena Gibson

Explore the ancient technique of wet felting and create a set of two stackable vessels. You will explore a method of seamless wet felting over a form to make 3-D hollow shapes. In addition, you will use a barbed needle to add embellishments and personalize your pieces. Finished bowls can be used as organizers or can be filled with chocolates and love letters. Makes a great Valentine’s Day gift!

Sunday, February 7, 12:00PM – 3:00PM, $45 + Materials fee: $20

 

 

Painting Nature with Wool with Elena Gibson

Gibson nature1Discover the ancient art of wet felting. Choose a seasonal palette, layout wool to capture your vision of nature and learn how to make a cohesive sheet of felt. Add details and embellishments using a special barbed needle. You can bring your own picture as a reference. This is a beginner friendly class. Please bring 2 towels to class.

Sunday, March 6, 12:00PM – 3:00PM, $45 + Materials fee: $20

 

 

Pet Photography Workshop with Andy Mars

WAndyMars_Husky Before & Afterhat makes a successful dog photograph? This workshop will teach you how to capture the personality and spirit of a pet with a touch of artistry. You will learn tips on photo composition and getting better quality images using your camera or smartphone, giving you control over the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings for when your dog is running fast! You will also learn about popular photo apps for your smartphone or tablet, as well as fun filters and textures. Bring a digital camera, smartphone or tablet. Open to adults and teens.

Saturday, March 12, 10:00AM – 12:00PM, $45

 

 

DonovanQuiltedPillowQuilted Pillows with Beth Donovan

Learn the art of quilting by creating a patchwork pillow designed from cotton calicoes. The workshop will focus on piecing the fabrics, hand stitching a quilt pattern, and constructing a 12″ by 12″ pillow.  Beginners welcome! Materials fee: $10

Monday, March 7, 1:00PM – 3:30PM, $40

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Monday, March 14, 1:00PM – 3:30PM, $40