Upcoming Classes and Workshops

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!


COMING IN MARCH:

Beginners oils - Linda Krupp

Beginners Metal Clay - Lorelle Bacon


COMING IN APRIL:

BUSH AND ART SUPPLY EVENT!

Anita's Inky Art - Anita Stewart

Beginners Watercolor - Lorelle BAcon


Art Class with Lorelle Bacon

Cost $35.00

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!

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Clay Classes with Mathilda

Cost $115.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $125.00

Instructor:  Mathilda Tanner. 

When:  1-3 PM Wednesdays.
Cost:  $115 for 4 classes for A3L members; $125 for nonmembers.  Classes need not be consecutive.  

Includes all materials, clay, glazes, firing and more.  Hand building and throwing on a wheel.  Mathilda is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor.   Students may use the clay studios in between classes.  Learn techniques and skills while creating bowels, planters, vases and more.  Great to give as gifts or use in your own home.  



Come play with clay, and create your own functional and fun art today with materials as ancient as the Earth! Learn hand building, wheel throwing, sculpture and decorating techniques. We supply everything you'll need to make a new family heirloom, all levels are welcome including beginners. Your finished, fired pottery will be just as functional and useful as store bought dishes, but much more special!
 
Mathilda Tanner is extremely knowledgeable with many years of creating. She makes learning in this class fun with her unique teaching abilities. Student may choose to learn hand building and or  throwing on the wheel. 

PRIVATE AND SEMI PRIVATE CLAY CLASSES
with Mathilda Tanner

For those who cannot attend Wedsdays classes Mathilda is now offering this option! 
Call her at 828 775-7786 to coordinate a time with her.

1 Adult, 2 hours for $60. Up to 3 additional people for $15 each. 1 child 7 & up with an adult $70. Add up to 3 more people for $15 each. No more than six total.

Includes all clay, glazes, firings and instructions! Also students may use the studio between classes when available.

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Sunday Painters

Sunday Painters meets the second Sunday afternoon of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  This is not a "class" per se.  It is a free and fun way for folks to try new mediums and subjects. 

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.  

We only take 8 people, so call 828-668-1100 sign up early.  You must be registered by the Wednesday beforehand.


Jan. 13 – Watercolor with Rice Papers. Instructor Dawn Dreibus
Feb. 10 – Valentine Theme with Liz Sullivan


Mug It Up - Glaze Your Own Mug

This workshop is available whenever 3 or more people are interested in glazing their own mugs or other bisque ware items.  
You pick your item(s) and your glaze(s).  You do the glazing.  We do the firing.  We call you when your items are ready for pick up.  These make great family projects and gift items.  Each one is uniquely yours!
Cost:  $15 for one item; $25 for two items.  This includes all glazes and firing, as well as your classroom time.
Instructor:  Helen Sullivan
Open to adults and teens.  Children 7-12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact  the Gallery at 668-1100 to schedule.


Anita's Inky Cloth Workshop

Cost $65.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $75.00

Instructor Anita Stewart      

Date: Sat Oct 27, 10 -2 pm. (bring your lunch)
$65 members or $75 non-members; plus $5 supply fee

*Do you want to make creative art and use stronger contrast?

*Want to make successful designs quickly that looks like you’ve worked hours ?

*Want to stretch your creative thinking?

All of these will take place in this workshop! Anita will walk you through each intriguing step. You will be delighted with how easily your whimsical shapes are "born" on canvas and gessoed water color paper..
Take home"tools" that you can use to create more eye catching artwork.
Your award winning teacher, Anita Stewart, has taught art for over 30 years in the Atlanta area.

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Gift Soap Making

Cost $32.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $42.00

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Beginning wire wrapping

Cost $50.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $60.00

BEGINNERS WIRE WRAPPING

Instructor Nadine Fidelman

November 3 (Saturday) 10 – 4

$50 members or $60 non-members

plus $5 for materials

Learn to make your own professional-looking jewelry.  Experience the art of wire-wrapping while creating a copper bangle bracelet with clasp

Lots of one on one attention as you learn. You will be able to make more on your own after this class!

No experience is necessary, but good eyesight, a close-work magnifier or glasses if necessary.  


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Precious Metal Fine Silver Clay for Beginners

Cost $100.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $110.00

PRECIOUS METAL

FINE SILVER CLAY FOR BEGINNERS!


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Instructor Cathy Greene

November 10th (Saturday) from 10 to 4

$100 members or $110 non-members

Plus $40 supply fee

Supplies includes enough silver clay to create 2 pair of earrings and a pendant!  Participants will explore and learn basics including texturing, rolling, shaping, cutting, forming and firing.  NOTE: Those who have been before may come all day for $70 and bring own supplies.

You will be able to wear your jewelry home!

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Soul Collage Art

                                                           

Instructors Lynn Pace

 Sat November 17th, 2018    10am to 4 pm (1 hr lunch)
 $50 members or $60 non-members plus materials fee of  $5.00


No Art Experience necessary

Soul Collage is an intuitive process of collage & self-discovery where one has the opportunity to gain access to their inner knowing as they create cards which have deep personal meaning.  Come join us for a delightful day of camaraderie & play as we learn about the deeply intuitive and meaningful process of Soul Collage. Through the world of images we will journey into our own personal interior landscapes, bringing forth the wisdom that lies within. Students will have the opportunity to make 3 to 4 pieces with time to explore the insights they bring.


All Occasion Card Making

Cost $35.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $45.00

with Dawn Dreibus

December 1st from 1 to 4     Supply fee of $30 plus    $35 members or $45 non-members

Come join this fun workshop and create beautiful one of a kind cards using mono-printing techniques! NO art experience necessary… If you choose to you can then use your cards to print more to send or give to friends and family.    Dawn loves mono-printing and all the interesting effects that you can get, but even more, she loves to share her knowledge with others! Sign up early, this will be a popular workshop….

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Beginners Flute Making

Cost $50.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $60.00

BEGINNERS FLUTE MAKING

Instructor: Lee Entrekin

Class will be December 8th from noon until 4:00 p.m., or until everyone finishes a playable flute!

Registration $50 members or $60 non-members

Material fee will be $10.

This class will teach you how to make and tune a simple Native American flute from bamboo. We will discuss how a flute works, how to select and cure bamboo, and then how to make a flute and tune it.

The supply fee includes a suitable pre-cured section of bamboo for a small flute. Tools used will include: Saw for cutting bamboo, preferably very fine-toothed; Dremel tool with tapered stone bit or drill with variety of bits; Flat rasp and files; Sharp knife and preferably flat gouge; Round and flat needle files; Tuner; Fine sandpaper and/or steel wool

Please bring any of these you have. Extra tools will be available to share.


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Exploration of the Clay Form and Finish

Cost $115.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $125.00

Instructor: Liz Turvaville                                                        
Sundays 2 to 4                                                                                
$115 members or $125 non-members  for 4 classes which includes clay, materials, use of tools, firing and glazes

Classes need not be consecutive!

Join us every Sunday afternoon as we improve upon basic techniques, experience advanced methods and explore new ways of building and decorating. Each student will work closely with the instructor at their experience level to push form and process, culminating in glaze creation. 

Glaze creation and experimentation will be introduced at basic levels with color variations to produce a test tile palette. After minimal classes each student will build knowledge to be working at the next skill level. A finished artwork and multiple test pieces is the goal for each student.

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PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR 2-D ART with Mac Read

Cost $75.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $85.00

January 12th from 1:30 to  4:30                                                                 
$75 for members and $85 for non-members

YOU KNOW it’s so necessary to have good photos
of your completed work!                                                                                  
Now is the time you can finally learn how to do it….

1st session about 3 hours will cover:

PHOTOGRAPHING FLAT ART including, watercolors, acrylics and oils, pastel and encaustics and fiber art. THE BASICS including camera position, light sources, exposure, file size, lighting, shooting through glass and more!

2nd session about 3 hours of individually scheduled time. Lots of one on one attention. You will learn Photoshop, lightroom and raw converter, white balance, correcting perspective, photoshop masks and making a print from a photograph you took of your art that you take home!

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WARPED MEN AND WEFTY WOMEN

Cost $35.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $45.00

Instructor Liz Meyers. former art educator for 25 years in Western Florida

January 26th 9 a.m.- 12:00  (bad weather date Feb 2)
Cost: $35 members; $40 non-members 

This includes supplies!

Sound like fun? 

Come spend the morning with other create souls!

In this workshop Liz will show you how to make a small woven doll from yarn. This project is great for the fiber challenged like me! Easy peasy, great results and you can then make more on your own. 

Yarn, fabric, cardboard, string, wire and other embellishments available and included in the cost. Participants are encouraged to bring any materials applicable to the project to further enhance creativity!

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Design, Create and Wear! Earrings!

Cost $35.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $45.00

Instructor Ellen Preckel

Feb 2nd from 1 to 4

$35 plus $10 supply fee members 

$45 non members

Come and  learn all about designing, choosing elements and creating your own earrings!

This will be a fun workshop and a wonderful break from the winter blahs! Students will take home two pair of earrings that they created themselves plus the knowledge of how to make more on their own!

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MIXED MEDIA SMALL ART

Cost $25.00

Cost (NON MEMBERS) $35.00

Instructor: Dawn Dreibus   

Feb 16 from 1-4

$25 members $35 non-members                                          
Supply fee: $5                  

Adults and Teens

In this fun class you will explore creating small, whimsical mixed media pieces. Whether you’re a new artist or an experienced artist wanting to loosen up & try something different, you’ll enjoy this class.

Each student will take home two pieces of art to hang in their home or give as gifts No painting experience is required, basic drawing skills are helpful but not necessary. The class will use a mixture of collaging, painting, pencil & marker drawing to achieve unique, whimsical pieces. If you have some favorite acrylic colors or markers that you like, bring those along as well. Otherwise all other supplies will be on hand to finish the project.  Wear clothing that you won’t mind getting messy in. Some aprons available.

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A2L - Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League

Contact

78C S Catawba Avenue
Old Fort, NC 28762

Tel: (828) 668 1100

Opening Hours
(JAN - MARCH) Wed through Sat - 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 4pm
(APR - DEC) Tue through Sat - 10am to 6pm, Sunday 1pm to 4pm