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Glass Heart Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Wednesday, April 17th $150.00 (includes all materials) Create your very own stunning heart paperweight! This workshop requires no previous experience. Students will pick out colors and create their own glass heart using traditional techniques under the instruction of Jason and Nicole McQuaid who have over 35 years of experience in glassblowing. All items will be available for pick up at the Old Town Artisan Studios’ reception desk 48 hours after the workshop. 4 students per time slot.        Instructors: Jason and Nicole McQuaid Safety Requirements: Please keep long hair tucked and tied back, also wear closed-toed and closed-heeled footwear for this workshop. Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the event to receive a full refund.

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Glazing Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Saturday  10:30am – 12:30pm $75.00 (includes glazes and firing costs). This class is on April 20th. Successful Glazing Workshop Successful Glazing is an informative workshop aimed to improve glazing skills and results. Students will learn about glaze properties, various methods of application, and techniques to expand their creative language. Glaze defects, touch ups, and finishing will also be discussed. Students are asked to bring two ceramic pieces. Some experience is recommended but not required, this is open for beginners and advanced students alike. Highlights: Glaze properties: What is a glaze? Deep dive inside the bucket and find out what ingredients glazes contain, what is their function, and why this is important for your practice and specific projects. Glaze methods and techniques: learn the different ways of applying glaze to your projects and how to manipulate the glaze attribute to your needs. Touch up and finish: Gain confidence in handling your work, touching up common mistakes, and finishing up your project strong. Glaze defects: Find out how glaze defects are produced and how to prevent them in the future. Class size is limited to 8.          Instructor: Angel Prudencio Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior […]

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Sgraffito Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesday  10:30am – 2:30pm $85.00 (includes materials and firing costs). This class is on April 23rd. Jump into the exciting world of creative surface decoration and self-expression in this fun one day workshop on Sgraffito. Sgraffito (Italian for “to scratch”) is a decorating technique used on leather hard pottery, produced by applying layers of colors using underglazes or slips and then scratching off parts of the layers to create images, patterns and texture. Students will be looking at examples of sgraffito pottery from the ancient to modern. Students will also be learning different methods for transferring images onto clay and experimenting with different tools while creating one of a kind tiles. This workshop is for those with a basic knowledge of ceramics who want to delve a little deeper into surface decoration. Please bring a lunch/snack, as there will be a break allowing for drying time. Class size is limited to 8.           Instructor: Robin Hart Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

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Beginning Glass Blowing Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Wednesday, April 24th $150.00 (includes all materials) Classic first project for those curious about glassblowing techniques. This workshop requires no previous experience. Students will pick out colors and create their own glass vessel using traditional techniques under the instruction of Jason and Nicole McQuaid who have over 35 years of experience in glassblowing. All items will be available for pick up at the Old Town Artisan Studios’ reception desk 48 hours after the workshop. 4 students per time slot.        Instructors: Jason and Nicole McQuaid Safety Requirements: Please keep long hair tucked and tied back, also wear closed-toed and closed-heeled footwear for this workshop.Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the event to receive a full refund.

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Glazing Workshop – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Saturday  10:30am – 12:30pm $75.00 (includes glazes and firing costs). This class is on April 27th. Successful Glazing Workshop Successful Glazing is an informative workshop aimed to improve glazing skills and results. Students will learn about glaze properties, various methods of application, and techniques to expand their creative language. Glaze defects, touch ups, and finishing will also be discussed. Students are asked to bring two ceramic pieces. Some experience is recommended but not required, this is open for beginners and advanced students alike. Highlights: Glaze properties: What is a glaze? Deep dive inside the bucket and find out what ingredients glazes contain, what is their function, and why this is important for your practice and specific projects. Glaze methods and techniques: learn the different ways of applying glaze to your projects and how to manipulate the glaze attribute to your needs. Touch up and finish: Gain confidence in handling your work, touching up common mistakes, and finishing up your project strong. Glaze defects: Find out how glaze defects are produced and how to prevent them in the future. Class size is limited to 8.          Instructor: Angel Prudencio Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior […]

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Sensory Art Workshop – 5 years and under (Saturday)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Saturday 10:30am – 11:30am $5.00 (includes supplies). This class is on June 8. Have little ones under 5 years old? Help them discover colors, lines, shapes, textures and a variety of media. Experience various sensory related toys and activities! Young artists can enjoy the process, while making their own creations to take home! Activities are designed for children, age birth to 5 years. If bringing older siblings to class please be advised that the activities are designated for the littles ones only and participation will only be for the children that are 5 years and under. Workshop Facilitator: Helen Shafton, a retired elementary art teacher, specializing in providing authentic art experiences for children with all abilities. Helen has also worked with students with cognitive and motor disabilities for more than two decades. Parent must accompany their child. Class size is limited to 10.  Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

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Sensory Art Workshop – 5 years and under (Saturday)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Saturday 10:30am – 11:30am $5.00 (includes supplies). This class is on July 13. Have little ones under 5 years old? Help them discover colors, lines, shapes, textures and a variety of media. Experience various sensory related toys and activities! Young artists can enjoy the process, while making their own creations to take home! Activities are designed for children, age birth to 5 years. If bringing older siblings to class please be advised that the activities are designated for the littles ones only and participation will only be for the children that are 5 years and under. Workshop Facilitator: Helen Shafton, a retired elementary art teacher, specializing in providing authentic art experiences for children with all abilities. Helen has also worked with students with cognitive and motor disabilities for more than two decades. Parent must accompany their child. Class size is limited to 10.  Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

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Sensory Art Workshop – 5 years and under (Saturday)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Saturday 10:30am – 11:30am $5.00 (includes supplies). This class is on August 10. Have little ones under 5 years old? Help them discover colors, lines, shapes, textures and a variety of media. Experience various sensory related toys and activities! Young artists can enjoy the process, while making their own creations to take home! Activities are designed for children, age birth to 5 years. If bringing older siblings to class please be advised that the activities are designated for the littles ones only and participation will only be for the children that are 5 years and under. Workshop Facilitator: Helen Shafton, a retired elementary art teacher, specializing in providing authentic art experiences for children with all abilities. Helen has also worked with students with cognitive and motor disabilities for more than two decades. Parent must accompany their child. Class size is limited to 10.  Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class in order to receive a full refund.

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