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Lewiston-Porter Central School District



Arts and Crafts

Introduction to Ceramic Hand Building

$25
Calendar May 2, 2024 at 6 pm

It’s time to get your hands dirty! A fun class learning the basics to hand building ceramic! We will go over building methods of both coil and slab building. From there, you will dig into the clay to build your very own creation! After class, each piece will be fired and glazed for you, and will be ready in approximately four weeks.

Students aged 8 and up are welcome to register for this class when a parent/guardian is also registered and attending the same class.

A supply fee of $25 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

Finished project pick up date/time at the district with the instructor is: 5/30. Pick up time is from 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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Wire Weaving 101

$29
Calendar May 2, 2024 at 6 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to create elegant handmade jewelry without glue or soldering? Learn how to weave wires to create beautiful intricate wire jewelry, decorative ornaments and beautiful keepsakes for yourself or your loved ones. This class is designed to teach you how to weave wires into charms/pendants with no soldering or glue. You can use this technique to create beautiful, wired keepsakes to be treasured and cherished. Tools and supplies will be provided at the class.

Day 1: You will leave with an elegantly finished coiled pendant created with wires and beads.

Day 2: You will leave with a beautiful woven pendant created with wires and dangling beads.

A supply fee of $25 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

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Gourd Succulent

$11
Calendar May 3, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Learn a little about the fascinating world of gourds and create a beautiful succulent planter to treasure for years. In this class we will discuss the history and variety of gourds, growing and processing, their many uses, and how to properly care for your gourd and succulents.

You will receive a gourd that has been cut and prepped for planting. You will drill drainage holes, then use sand paper to clean up any rough edges. Then it’s time to stain/paint and decorate your planter either using stencils available or your own creative and artistic ability! Finally, you’ll fill the gourd with soil and a variety of succulents. We will cover the basic theory of arranging plants and ensure you leave class with a stunning live work of art! Gourds make great gifts for Mother’s Day or for that favorite gardener or bird lover in your life. This is a great activity to do with the kids or grandkids, or make a girl’s night out of it and come have some fun!

All supplies are provided; however, participants may bring any beads, stone chips, or other desired embellishments to incorporate into the project. A coat of polyurethane will be needed to prepare for outdoor use. This step is not included in class. When properly treated and maintained, your birdhouse can last for 10 years or more. Please wear suitable clothing for painting/staining.

Students aged 5 and up are welcome to register when a parent or guardian is also registered and attends the same class.

A supply fee of $30 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

Large Utensil Basket

$11
Calendar May 4, 2024 at 9 am

Bring your mom or best friend to make this versatile basket. The project has a wooden base and is large enough to hold kitchen utensils or your hair dryer and brushes. It also makes a great sleeve for a glass vase to display your Mother's Day flowers too! You will be instructed on how to weave this basket, but you will have full artistic freedom to choose your design and color options.

A supply fee of $35 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

Wire Wrapped Criss Cross Pendant

$19
Calendar May 8, 2024 at 9:30 am

Ever wanted to learn how to create elegant handmade jewelry without glue or soldering? Learn how to wrap undrilled cabochons into gorgeous jewelry, decorative ornaments and beautiful keepsakes for yourself or your loved ones. This class is designed to teach you how to wrap hand cut stones into pendants using only wires, no soldering or glue. You can use this technique to transform any flattish stone or found items into beautiful keepsakes to be treasured and cherished.

You will leave with an elegantly finished pendant created with a beautiful hand cut cabochon. Tools and supplies will be provided at the class.

A supply fee of $20. is due the morning of class.

Introduction to Underglazing Pottery

$25
Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm

Join us as we learn different techniques on how to apply underglaze to pottery. Underglaze is a paint-like material. It is applied to create stunning designs and patterns, before the final glaze firing. You will receive two pre-made ceramic pieces to create your very own designs on. After class, each piece will get fired twice and will be completed in four weeks.

Students aged 8 and up are welcome to register for this class when a parent/guardian is also registered and attends the same class.

A supply fee of $30 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class. To include clay, underglaze, materials, two firings and glaze.

Finished project pick up dates/times at the district with the instructor is: 5/30. Pick up time is from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m

Wire Wrapped Rings

$22
Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm

The goal of this series of wire wrapping is to help you create beautiful, timeless pieces of jewelry, but also introduce you to unique stones and the healing that comes from working with these gorgeous pieces of art created by Mother Nature.

Take your wire-bending skills to the next level with two unique adjustable ring designs. You will learn to create both in one class. The first design you will make is a twisted rose and the second, a twisted band overlap design. For this class, a wire bending class is a prerequisite. Tools will be provided for use in class. You will leave with two elegantly finished adjustable rings.

Students aged 14 and up are welcome to register when a parent or guardian is also registered and attends the same class.

A supply fee of $20 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

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Spring Lilacs Watercolor

$24
Calendar May 11, 2024 at 9 am

Grab a cup of coffee and friend or two and join us for this fun, creative, lilac watercolor painting class. Have you ever wondered how artists achieve some of the awesome outcomes in a watercolor painting? Come be a part of this easy, enjoyable Saturday morning paint class. This class is designed for a beginner who wants to learn more about painting with watercolors. Class includes everything you need to create a beautiful 8x10 painting on premium watercolor paper. The paints supplied are artist quality Winsor and Newton and Daniel Smith. The paints leftover on your tray are yours to take home and practice with.

Students aged 14 and up are welcome to register for this class when a parent or guardian is also registered and attends the same class.

A supply fee of $10 per person is due and payable to the instructor the day of class.

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