Classes and Workshops
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
Arrowhead Gallery, 78C S Catawba Ave, Old Fort. To register for Classes and Workshops call 828 686-1100.
Registration fees listed are for members . Non-Members add $10.
If you don't see a class you'd like to take, please let us know. If three or more people are interested we may be able to do a private class, or repeat one of the classes below at a different time. Many of the classes you see now came about because people asked for them. Don't be silent, let us know what you want to learn!
Clay Classes with Mathilda
Start - Mar 1st, 2018 , Finish - Dec 26th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $125.00
Instructor: Mathilda Potter.
Mug It Up - Glaze Your Own Mug
Start - Apr 9th, 2018 , Finish - Dec 23rd, 2019
Art Class with Lorelle Bacon
Start - May 8th, 2018 , Finish - Dec 11th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $45.00
On-going Art Classes with Lorelle Bacon.
The first two Tuesdays of each month 9:30-11:300 AM. Members price 2 classes for $35, or non members for $45. Classes do not need to be taken consecutively.
All levels from beginners to advanced.
Take your art to a new level with the gentle guidance of Lorelle who is known for her patience! Students work at their own pace. She teaches all subjects and most mediums (oils, acrylics, watercolor,pastels, drawing, pen and ink, scratch-board, colored pencils, alcohol inks.)
Beginners learn the basics and how to apply them to the medium of their choice. Learn the importance of values, how composition can make or break your painting and much more. Your choice of medium and subjects!
Beginners Sewing Classes
Start - Jul 10th, 2019 , Finish - Dec 11th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $60.00
Instructor Terri Davey
Weds from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 4 class sessions only $60. Fabric and pattern supplied.
Starts on July 10th!
If you have always wanted to learn to sew, now is yourchance! Terri Davey is an accomplished seamstress and can teach you the basicsof sewing and more. In this 1st four week class, you will learn how to read apattern, how to cut out the fabric, how to use a sewing machine, and makesimple projects.
Class is limited to only 2 students so you will get lots ofone on one attention! So sign up NOW!
Students are asked to bringtheir own scissors, straight pins and a notebook.
Start - Jul 14th, 2019 , Finish - Dec 8th, 2019
A3L provides all materials free of charge for your first two sessions. We have a different project and medium that we work on each month. Sunday Painters is always free and always open to the public, but we ask that after your first two sessions you join A3L, and if you can that you bring your own materials.
August: Lorelle Bacon doing watercolor
September: Liz Meyer subject TBD
Start - Aug 24th, 2019 , Finish - Aug 25th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $135.00
Instructor: Lorelle Bacon
When: Saturday, August 24th, 10-3and Sunday August 25th 1-5. Cost: $125 for members; $135 for nonmembers. Includes all supplies
Start - Aug 31st, 2019 , Finish - Aug 31st, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $40.00
Instructor Dawn Dreibus
$30 ($40 nonmember) + $10supply fee. Class islimited to 4 people so sign up early.
Learn tobatik and making a one of a kind piece of wearable art!
In thisclass, you will batik on a white or light gray laundered T-shirt that you bring(please be sure it is washed if it’s new to remove any sizing) by using waxresist method and acrylic paints. No painting experience necessary.
Pine Needle Baskets
Start - Sep 7th, 2019 , Finish - Sep 7th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $85.00
Instructor Kathleen Thacker, Pine Needle Baskets
Sept7th, 10 - 4, Cost $75 for members, $85 for nonmembers. $15 for supplies.
Class size limited to 5 (but see below).
Please bring a bag lunch; we’ll take a break mid-day.
Start with a bundle of pineneedles and leave with a small coiled basket. You learn how to start with a base....asmall piece of wood or a nut slice. You coil and “sew” together the coils tobuild up a basket. Lots of fun to watch it take shape. No prior skills needed.All materials and supplies are provided and included in the $15 supply fee.
The class will be limited to5. However, we will take a waiting list. A fellow pine needle maker is tryingto be available to help give individual help. If so, we will be able toincrease class size.
Kathleen Thacker, ourteacher, has been coiling for over five years. She has taken individualclasses, week long workshops and attends a basket making group weekly when sheis available, etc. She has gathered materials from all over the world and whileshe likes simplicity in her designs, each basket is distinctive. She displaysat the gallery and enjoys selling her finished products.
Collage Within Your Painting
Start - Sep 14th, 2019 , Finish - Sep 14th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $80.00
Instructor Raquel Egosi
$70 members, $80 for non-members, plus supply fee of $25 for allthe materials she will supply.
Rachel is an accomplished mixed media and collage artist whosework has been exhibited and won awards around the globe. She enjoys sharing herunusual techniques in workshop both nationally and internationally. In herworkshops she shares her little secrets for creating work similar to her thather collectors love! She will also demonstrate how to use eggshells inpaintings, a technique she learned to do in the Far East. Her techniques inspire andmotivate students of all levels from beginners to novice to try creativeexperimentation. Learn to work spontaneously! The resulting work is surprisingand exciting. You can see her website at Raquelegosi.com.
Beginners Metal Clay
Start - Sep 27th, 2019 , Finish - Sep 28th, 2019
Cost (NON MEMBERS) $145.00
Instructor Lorelle Bacon
Friday and Saturday, 10-4 both days.
$135 (nonmember $145) plus $35 supply fee
If you enjoy the creative process, and like wearing one of a kind jewelry thenthis is the workshop you've been waiting for!
- The 1st day of this workshop students will learn how to mix their own copper clay, design their jewelry, handle, roll out, cut out and texture earrings and pendants. You will complete a minimum of three pair of earrings and two pendants!
- On day two, you will learn how to clean, polish, patina and put findings on your pieces so they will be to wear home or to give as lovely gifts that you created!
- Message or Call Lorelle at 828 595-6007 for questions!
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