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Upcoming Classes

Texture and Decoration in Wet Felting

Instructor:  Yulia Ivashchenko

Class Description and Details: 

During this class you will learn the basics of wet felting but the main focus
will be to learn many different ways one can create texture and
different style decoration on wool while using various fibers (mainly
viscose). During the class each participant will do a number of samples
while practicing different techniques. We also will discuss many ways it
could be applied.

Date and time:

Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 1-4:30 pm

 

Class Fees:  $60 class fee + $30 materials. Instructor will supply materials.

Experience Level:  Beginner, Intermediate
Class size:  Maximum 7 (requires minimum of 5 people for class to run)


About the Instructor:
Yulia learned this technique a few years ago and has taught friends and
kids on various occasions. Overall, she is a scientist who has lectured
extensively. She understands the basics of structuring a lesson and
explaining the topic from beginning to end, while keeping it short and clear.
Yulia is passionate about this material and the many uses for the wet felting
technique. She loves to give people a better understanding of how many
possibilities are available for materials that are low cost and also
environmentally friendly.

*Must be paid to be fully registered
* Registration deadline is Saturday, April 20, 2024

Swiftwater Class Cancellation Policy

* Canceling 7 days before the start of class, you will receive a full refund, including materials fee.

* Canceling 6-2 days before the start of class, you get a 50% refund, minus materials fee.

* Canceling less than 48 hours in advance forfeits 100% of both class and materials fee.

* Once a class begins there are no refunds. (unless extenuating circumstances)


Drawing in the Spring Garden

Instructor:  Robyn Smith

Class Description and Details: 

Gain confidence and have great fun drawing outdoors this Spring! Draw
your favorite blossoms and plant forms, pollinators and structural
garden elements. We will use a sketchbook to draw directly on site and
will then take some of those sketches into the Swiftwater Studio to further
explore and develop. We will consider expressive line and gesture, color,
texture, light and composition.

Date and time:

Sunday, May 19, 2024, 10-12 noon (outdoors in Mary Liz Austin’s garden) and 1-2:30pm (indoors at Swiftwater Gallery class space).

Class Fees:  $75 class fee + materials. Instructor will not supply materials.
See link for materials list.
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Experience Level:  All levels welcome!
Class size:  Maximum 8 (requires minimum of 5 people for class to run)


About the Instructor:
Landscape, Garden and Animals are her thing!
Robyn has a lifetime of plein air and garden study. She is fascinated by
entire living systems and the secret social lives of garden flowers; the bees,
the birds, all the elements. So much goes on when you really look. Drawing
takes you there.  Robyn has a M.A. in Painting and has worked primarily as a college art instructor with countless hours logged in the field and studio. She loves sharing what she’s learned and the connections and insights which can occur in the class when people come together for a common purpose.

*Must be paid to be fully registered
* Registration deadline is Sunday, May 12, 2024

Swiftwater Class Cancellation Policy

* Canceling 7 days before the start of class, you will receive a full refund, including materials fee.

* Canceling 6-2 days before the start of class, you get a 50% refund, minus materials fee.

* Canceling less than 48 hours in advance forfeits 100% of both class and materials fee.

* Once a class begins there are no refunds. (unless extenuating circumstances)

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