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BEGINNING FUSED-GLASS JEWELRY


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Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm  

2 Sessions to complete this workshop

         & Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 am – 11 am  

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Discover the basics of glass fusing over 2 classes with Jill Groves.

You will learn how to create beautiful works of wearable art by layering art glass and fusing the glass in a kiln.

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Each student will make 2 from the following choices:

pendant, pin or pair of earrings. The first class is 3 hours long. The first hour is an introduction of art glass, kilns, effects of heat on glass, etc. The second hour includes instruction on glass cutting and equipment. The remainder of the class is spent choosing and layering glass.

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At the next session, we will add bails,earring wires, posts or pins to our finished pieces. No experience with glass is required for this course,which is recommended for beginners.

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Cost $30.00 before 3/4/17     after 3/4/17 $35.

Class size minimum of 5 maximum 12

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Sign Up & Prepay for Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*must prepare for Fused Glass Workshop!

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                          802 S. Main St.                      

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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 For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

 

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Hands on learning


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The Art Junction offers many different classes that give everyone the opportunity to learn how to use many new types of media.  Everyone becomes more acquainted with their cameras in our digital photography classes.  I hope you can join a class this summer.

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Clay monsters


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Wednesday afternoon art students explored clay for their last class of the autumn session.

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Students explored basic clay concepts as they learned how to use the clay and form various geometrical shapes.

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Students created a basic pinch pot and began to transform it into a clay monster.

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Everyone was focused on the building process.

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Students were given the opportunity to incorporate craft sticks, wire, beads and pipe cleaners into their monster creations.

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Everyone enjoyed the process and working with the clay.

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Each student had a different method of creating their clay monster.

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It’s fun to see how each student takes the creative process in a different direction.

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I hope you have enjoyed seeing their clay monsters created out of oil-based clay and a few odds and ends around our studio.  Maybe you can join us for our next session this winter?

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Fused glass jewelry


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The Art Junction hosted our first fused glass workshop this fall.

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Jill Groves led this wonderful workshop, instructing the participants on how to create jewelry.

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Jill demonstrated the process as she showed the class how to begin.

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Students viewed examples of Jill’s work as they decided what type of jewelry they wished to create.

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There were many types and colors of glass to choose from.

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The creative process began as students cut their glass.

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There were many wonderful ideas explored in this workshop.

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A project before the firing process.

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Finishing touches.

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Looking at the finished jewelry.

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The last step was to put backings on the necklaces and ear rings.

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This was a wonderful workshop where everyone was able to put their own personalized touches on their own fused glass jewelry.  I hope you can join us for our next fused glass workshop in March.

Soap Making Workshop


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Instructor Sue Wolfe, owner of Kait-Tana Soaps, will teach & lead participants on how to create 2 bars of soap and a 4oz bottle of lotion.

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All materials provided!

10:00 a.m. – 12 noon Ages 6 to 106

Cost $10.00 Before 10/1/14     After 10/1/14 $15.00

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Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Class size is limited to 12.

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 Sign Up & Prepay for Fall Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

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    Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                          802 S. Main St.                      

   Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com

Beginning Basket Weaving


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Beginning Basket Weaving

Instructor Linda Kirgis will teach a class on “how to create a small beginner basket”.

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Cost $15    Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014

We still have 2 open seats for this class!  Contact us today to save your place!

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9 a.m. – 1 p.m.    All materials provided.

Class size is limited to 8. Bring a lunch, snacks and drinks.

For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com

Soap-making workshop


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On Saturday, November 2, 2013 we had our first soap-making workshop led by Sue Wolfe of Kait-Tana Soaps.

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The workshop was sold out, and we did not have an empty seat in the studio.

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Sue demonstrated the various techniques of soap-making to the class.

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This was a very hands-on workshop.

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Sue even brought her assistant, Kevin Wolfe, to aide everyone in the soap-making process.

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Everyone was fully engaged in the creative process.

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It was a labor of love as everyone had the opportunity to create two bars of soap and a 4oz bottle of lotion.

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The studio still smells wonderful from this fun-filled workshop.

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If you were unable to join us for the soap-making workshop in November, plan to join us in February for the next opportunity for good, clean fun!

Fall Home-school Art classes


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The Fall Home-school art classes at the Art Junction began September 26.  Students explored a wide range of mediums, skills and techniques.

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Students also explored the work of Wassily Kandinsky as they explored a study of circles and color using mixed media.

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One of our older students explored expressive acrylic painting.

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Students also explored landscape art while creating an image of the four seasons using mixed media.

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Pumpkin painting was a great new method of using paint this autumn as students explored adding paint to a 3D surface.

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Students explored mixing colors and the color wheel while creating a Mandala of color.

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The classes were very hands-on and interactive as students explored many mediums, artists, and styles along with becoming a part of the creative process.

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Fall classes ended on November 17 with students having a very wide-ranged experience.

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Winter classes will begin Wednesday, January 23 and run for six sessions ending February 27.  If you are interested in participating in the winter session reserve your space today as space is limited.

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