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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Our Classes

POT 01 - Handbuilding

$213

with John Roberts

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

The class skips Feb. 17.

Recommended first clay course. All levels will learn the expressive potential of pinch, coil, and slab construction.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

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DNA 01 - Open Ballet Class with Kit Modus
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DNA 01 - Open Ballet Class with Kit Modus

$15

with Jillian Mitchell

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 16 weeks

Kit Modus is our resident professional dance company.  Join Jillian Mitchell for ballet class every week day from 10:00 - 11:30 am.  Class is held in the Mansion, downstairs in the Winter Living Room or in the Retreat Center. 

All adult classes are on a drop-in basis. All classes are $15 per class or a special rate of $10 per class for professional dancers (must provide credentials). Dance cards can be purchased at the receptionist desk. 

JWY 07 - Intermediate/Advanced Jewelry Design & Fabrication

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 9 weeks

Note:  This class will skip January 13 for the wax carving workshop.

This class is designed for self-directed students with previous experience in basic technical skills. Continuing intermediate and advanced students that wish to expand their design and fabrication techniques will work on independent projects with instructor input and one-on-one guidance.  Demos and design discussions will be ongoing.  Prerequisite: Five (5) Jewelry fabrication classes or by permission of the instructor.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $100.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $95.00.

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POT 16 - Pottery on the Wheel for Teens

$195

with Rebecca Layson

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Introduction to the potter’s wheel for teens, ages 13-18 only.  Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $60.00, paid monthly.

JWY 01 - Introduction to Metalsmithing: Beginning Jewelry Making

$189

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Note:  This class will be skip January 13 for the wax carving workshop.

This course is for beginners with no prior experience in a metal’s studio. It will focus on introducing fundamental fabrication skills such as sawing, filing, texturing, shaping, polishing and basic stone setting. You will learn studio safety, how to determine the order of construction, as well as the proper and safe use of tools and equipment. You will also learn to become comfortable with using a flexshaft and an acetylene torch. Our fully stocked studio provides all the tools necessary. Material requirements and cost (metal and cabochon stones) will be discussed the first class (approximately $40). Also good for people who have not worked with metal in a while and want a basic refresher course. Prerequsite: None.

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PAD 09 - Face It

$275

with Mary Beth Andrews

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Learn to recognize an individual’s unique facial features from across the room. Our study will be based in anatomy and we will do quick sketches in dry or water-based media. Blocking, self-portraits and half photo/half rendered drawings will help you develop the skills and confidence you need. Fear no more. Come Face It with me.  This is a drawing class emphasizing quick sketches.  Not a portraiture class and is suitable for all levels.

Supply List:

  • 18 x 24” newsprint pad
  • 12 x 14 drawing pad (or larger)
  • 12 x 14 tracing paper pad (or larger)
  • Any dry media: graphite, charcoal, pastel, conte, etc

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $100.00, paid monthly.

POT 02 - Handbuilding

$230

with Sandy Culp

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Recommended first clay course. All levels will learn the expressive potential of pinch, coil, and slab construction.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Sandy Culp was educated at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture.  She has shown locally at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, The Signature Shop, Mudfire Gallery, Agnes Scott's Dalton Gallery of Fine Art, The Swan Coach House and OCAF Perspectives Georgia Invitational.  Sandy is a painter who fell in love with clay and credits Callanwolde and its Assistantship Program for her growth in the clay medium.  Her passions are trompe l'oeil, nature, figurative surrealism and teapots.  Culp's sculptural and trompe l'oeil techniques combine creating a body of naturalist work that can be surprisingly functional.  She's been teaching Handbuilding at Callanwolde since 2000.

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POT 18 - Intermediate Wheel (Soda Firing)

$230

with Lora Rust

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Intermediate wheel pottery class with special focus on soda firing.  Students will learn to refine their wheel-throwing technique, with emphasis on enhancing the thrown form. At least two quarters of throwing required.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Lora Rust - Since finishing the two-year pottery assistantship at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in 2008, Lora has been a studio potter and pottery instructor in Atlanta, GA. Sharing her love of working in clay, Lora teaches pottery classes at Callanwolde with concentration in the soda firing process, working in porcelain and unique surface techniques.  She also teaches hands-on and demonstration workshops.

Connect with Lora through her website www.LoraRust.com,Instagram @LoraRust and Facebook @Lora Rust

 

 

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