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Fall Studio 2017

Adults (18+)



Looking for a creative challenge or simply a way to express yourself? Armory classes offer adults a creative outlet for your artistic needs. Develop new skills or discover hidden talents. Beginning and advanced students are given individualized instruction to achieve their goals. Most importantly, you’ll have an outlet for your personal artistic expression. You’re welcome in our Studio. 

Through the Art High program, teens 16+ can enroll in certain adult classes. For approval from the Studio Director, email jdooley@armoryarts.org. Enrollment is on a first come first served basis, limit one class per student per session. Students must be 16 on the first day class begins. 

Classes limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. 
Photography classes limited to 9. 
Letterpress classes limited to 8.
 
The Cynthia Wasney Letterpress Memorial Scholarship
Created in 2015, this scholarship supports adults with a passion for the art and craft of letterpress. One scholarship is available each session and underwrites one letterpress class tuition, in full, for eligible individuals. Students who demonstrate financial need and a strong creative interest in letterpress are eligible for the scholarship. To apply, Contact Armory Letterpress Studio Director Denise El-Hoss at delhoss@armoryarts.org.

(F17.300) Letterpress

(F17.300) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F17.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

(F17.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

(Ages 18+) Learn hand-building techniques as well as throwing on the wheel. Discover additional techniques through the use of glazes and various forms of surface decoration.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F17.302) Letterpress

(F17.302) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 1:00pm

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(F17.303) Letterpress

(F17.303) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.304) Stop Motion Animation

(F17.304) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 18+) Create your own animated film. You'll learn basic stop motion techniques like Claymation, cut paper, collage, drawing, and pixilation.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.305) Beginning Drawing

(F17.305) Beginning Drawing

(Ages 18+) Draw from observation and gradually build knowledge to create work from simple sketches to finished pieces. Learn techniques like shading, hatching, and controlling line weight.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.306) Beginning Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(F17.306) Beginning Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(Ages 18+) Discover the magic of the darkroom as you explore film-based black and white photography. Instruction will emphasize creative photography skills.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.307) Silkscreening & T-Shirt Design

(F17.307) Silkscreening & T-Shirt Design

(Ages 18+) Learn about quick and easy ways transfer pictures using silkscreening, a process made famous by artists like Andy Warhol.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.308) Modernizing the Art of Embroidery

(F17.308) Modernizing the Art of Embroidery

(Ages 18+) Learn embroidery and needle craft techniques as you complete several personalized projects using both traditional and experimental materials.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.309) Handmakers' Workshop

(F17.309) Handmakers' Workshop

(Ages 18+) Bridge the intersection of contemporary art and handmade crafts. Explore the creative visions of various artists and become inspired to produce several personal, handmade craft-related artworks.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F17.310) More Painting

(F17.310) More Painting

(Ages 18+) For beginning and continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.311) Photoshop Prowess

(F17.311) Photoshop Prowess

(Ages 18+) Even inexperienced Photoshop users can become an expert in this class about the all-powerful digital darkroom and design software.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.312) Watercolor Illustration

(F17.312) Watercolor Illustration

(Ages 18+) Explore storytelling and illustration through drawing, ink, and watercolor. Experiment with different innovative techniques while looking at the work of other artists.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.313) Printmaking

(F17.313) Printmaking

(Ages 18+) Learn exciting printmaking techniques using non-toxic methods. Multi-colored original prints will be created using methods like relief blocks, image transfers, monotypes, drypoints, and silk aquatints.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.314) Suspended Sculpture

(F17.314) Suspended Sculpture

(Ages 18+) Learn a variety of DIY techniques and tricks that help you manipulate and transform materials such as wire and string into mobiles and other sculptural works of art with volume and weight.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.315) Fiber & Paper Arts

(F17.315) Fiber & Paper Arts

(Ages 18+) Create artworks from natural elements using wood, stone, and shell. Learn techniques like marbling on paper, bookbinding, relief printmaking on fabric and paper, and more.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F17.316) Letterpress

(F17.316) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Wed. 10:00am

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(F17.317) Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(F17.317) Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(Ages 18+) Further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab. Instruction will emphasize creative photography skills

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F17.318) Letterpress

(F17.318) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F17.319) Graphic Design

(F17.319) Graphic Design

(Ages 18+) Empower your design skills. Learn the fundamentals of visual communication by experimenting with type, composition, color and concept development.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F17.320) Figure Drawing

(F17.320) Figure Drawing

(Ages 18+) Learn anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and the composition as well as the placement of the bones, movement of muscular mass, and the shading to the skin.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F17.321) Ceramics

(F17.321) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F17.322) Digital Photography

(F17.322) Digital Photography

(Ages 18+) You’ll learn all basic camera functions including: proper exposure, depth of field, composition, lighting, and the challenges of shooting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F17.323) Ceramics

(F17.323) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F17.324) Painting

(F17.324) Painting

(Ages 18+) This class is designed for both beginning and continuing students to gain experience in painting techniques and to develop a creative approach to painting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F17.325) More Painting

(F17.325) More Painting

(Ages 18+) For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Fri. 10:30am

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(F17.326) Natural Dyeing & Shibori

(F17.326) Natural Dyeing & Shibori

(Ages 18+) Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Learn shibori, a Japanese resist dye technique.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(F17.327) Collage & Assemblage

(F17.327) Collage & Assemblage

(Ages 18+) Learn basic principles of design and color theory while exploring a wide range of materials and collage techniques.

Offered on Sat. 10:30am

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(F17.328) Figure Drawing & Painting

(F17.328) Figure Drawing & Painting

(Ages 18+) Working with live models, learn drawing and painting techniques and how to render the human form. Develop an understanding of anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and composition.

Offered on Sat. 1:30pm

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(F17.329) Ceramics

(F17.329) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Sat. 3:30pm

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(F17.330) Book Arts

(F17.330) Book Arts

(Ages 18+) This workshop introduces the history and basic structures of artist books—ranging from traditional to experimental. Create books from DIY chapbooks, personal journals, scrapbooks, etc.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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