September 2014

Clay on the Wheel (ages 10 & UP)

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 3:00pm

Instructor: Rik Rolla

6 Weeks, Thursdays, 3:00-5:00pm

Session 1: September 11th – October 23rd (No Class October 16th)

Member $144.00 Non-Members $160

Learn the essentials of working on the potter’s wheel, from centering to forming, pulling, and trimming cylinders and bowls. Students will create a variety of pieces including bowls, mugs, pitchers, plates, and vases as they improve their wheel-throwing skills.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Flower Vase - Drop In for Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:00am

Saturday Drop In for Kids

Introduce your child to the joy of making on Saturdays at the Shelburne Craft School.

Arrive at 10am for a 90 minute session where your child will complete a project.

The cost is $10 per child. Activities are appropriate for ages 5 to 15 and are guided by an instructor.

Children must be accompanied by an adult who may choose to participate or not.

No pre-registration is necessary.

Projects will be ready for pick up at a later date, because wet, sticky things don’t travel well.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

JR: Woodworking –Make a Guitar (10 & UP)

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 3:00pm

Instructor: Rob Palmer

6 weeks, Monday, 3-5pm, September 15th – October 27th (No class October 13th)

Member $144 Non-Members $160

We will be making a traditional blues three string cigar box guitar. Using found materials and old wooden boxes we will create simple instruments that are rooted in the early American south. The students will assemble the guitar, apply the frets, and string and tune it themselves. In the process they will learn about the history of the three string guitar. The students will leave with a fully functioning fretted guitar.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Wheel Throwing and Primitive Firing Technique- Mixed Level

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Rik Rolla

8 Weeks, Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm, September 15th- November 3rd

Member $211.50 Non-Members $235, Materials: $45
Explore clay in a creative and supportive environment. The class will discuss and explore the variety of form function, color and glazes. This mix level class will offer you hands of experience by firing pots in the primitive pit, along with a 15th century Raku kiln. The gas reduction kiln and electric kiln with be also available for your work. Basic wheel throwing skills are encouraged but not required.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Still Life - Beginner

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Evelyn McFarlane

8 Weeks, Monday, 5:30-7:30, September 15th – November 3rd

Member $211.50 Non-Members $235, Material List & Syllabus

Simple forms and colors of basic still life set-ups will be the inspiration for this beginners course. We will start with basic drawing techniques, discuss materials, practice with mixing accurate colors, and learn how to apply paint in a step by step format. We will paint a series of small canvases, taking a painting from the drawing stage to a finished rendering. Students can expect to finish two to three small painting sketches and one larger still life over the course of the session. No experience prior experience necessary.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Beginner Wheel Throwing

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am

Instructor: Rik Rolla

8 Weeks, Tuesday, 10am-12pm, September 16th – November 4th

Member $211.50 Non-Members $235, Materials: $35

This course is great for beginners, who are looking to learn the fundamentals of basic wheel-throwing techniques. You will learn how to center, throw, trim and glaze. After crafting your pottery on the wheel, Rik will guide you to create finished pieces for the electric oxidation kiln. You will leave with several functional pieces.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Pay to Clay- Adult Drop in with Rik

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

Every Tuesday, 12:30-2:30pm, September 16th – December 2nd

$10 – 1lb of clay, includes- clay, electric kiln firing and glaze.

This is a great opportunity to get back into the clay studio.

Pay to Clay is for past clay students to work independently on a small hand building or wheel project.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Metals with Matt- Advanced Jewelry

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Matthew Taylor

5 Weeks, Tuesday, 5:30-8pm, September 16th – October 14th

Member $261, Non-Members $290, Material Fee $55

Come learn from Master Jeweler Matthew Taylor of Matthew Taylor Designs at the Shelburne Craft School. Projects may include setting a stone, wax carving, chain mail or other ideas. Students will discuss with Matt what their projects may entail and he will be there to guide and answer questions.

Prerequisite: Beginner Jewelry (students must already know sawing, filing, and soldering.)

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Beginner Watercolor

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Jackie Mangione

5 Weeks, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, September 16th – October 14th

Members $130.5, Non-Members $145, Material List

Learn how to use this wonderful transparent painting medium to its fullest advantage. Each week we will work from a combination of still life and photos and learn how to use watercolor paint to achieve new effects in your painting. Areas we will cover include brush selection, brushstrokes, drying strategies and color mixing, all combined to enhance students’ skill and craft in using the watercolor medium.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Basics and Beyond in Jewelry Design - Mix level

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:00am

Instructor: Sarah Sprague

8 weeks, Wednesday, 9am-12pm, September 17th – November 5th

Member $313.20 Non-Members $348, Materials $45

This class will focus on jewelry design, small sculpture, or functional art. Each student will complete a series of practice pieces before designing and creating a wearable finished piece out of sterling silver. Every week there will be several demonstrations including sawing, drilling, piercing, annealing, texturing, jump rings, forming, and soldering techniques.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Wheel Throwing- Independent Project

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:30am

Instructor: Rik Rolla

8 Weeks, Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:00pm, September 17th – November 5th

Member $261 Non-Members $290, Materials: $45

Use of Electric and Gas Kiln

This is a great class to polish up skills, refine your craft and spend time in the studio. Rik can help you with your wheel throwing skills, glazing techniques and surface texturing. You set the pace; Rik is available for demos and hands on assistants. The gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are for your use as well as an option to explore all other available firing methods.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Hand building in Clay (ages 6 & UP)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:00pm

Instructor: Sarah Sprague

6 Weeks, Wednesday, 3-5pm, September 17th – October 22nd

Member $144.00 Non-Members $160

This course is designed to encourage students to explore all the possibilities clay has to offer as well as expand their skill level and knowledge of clay as a medium. Experimenting with texture and a variety of building techniques, we will create fun and sometimes-functional works of art with clay.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Basics and Beyond in Jewelry Design - Mix level

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:00pm

Instructor: Sarah Sprague

8 weeks, Wednesday, 5-8pm, September 17th – November 5th

Member $313.20 Non-Members $348, Materials $45

This class will focus on jewelry design, small sculpture, or functional art. Each student will complete a series of practice pieces before designing and creating a wearable finished piece out of sterling silver. Every week there will be several demonstrations including sawing, drilling, piercing, annealing, texturing, jump rings, forming, and soldering techniques.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Landscape in Oil –Beginner

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00pm

Instructor: Evelyn McFarlane

8 Weeks, Thursday, 1-3:30pm, September 18th – November 6th

Member $261, Non-Members $290, Material List & Syllabus

Drawing correctly from nature is a basic skill and the foundation of good painting. This program is designed to develop the student’s visual relationship with nature and translate it onto a canvas in paint. The goal will be an Impressionistic, but accurate painting using various comparative methods that will be taught to facilitate drawing, mixing colors and rendering forms. Students will learn basic concepts of applying color, effective painting of light and shadow, and refining of edges and form, to create vivid and lively works. We will work step by step, progressively through the lessons to learn a variety of concepts and techniques to help the painting process. Each student can expect to complete two smaller paintings and finish with a larger work. Most importantly you will learn how to have fun with oil paint!

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Pay to Clay- Adult Drop in with Rik

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm

Every Thursday, 5-8pm, September 18th- December 4th

$10 – 1lb of clay, includes- clay, electric kiln firing and glaze

This is a great opportunity to get back into the clay studio.

Pay to Clay is for past clay students to work independently on a small hand building or wheel project.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Hand Building

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:30am

Instructor: Alex Costantino

8 Weeks, Fridays, 9:30am-12 pm, September 19th –November 7th

Member $261 Non-Members $290, Materials: $45

Use of Electric and Gas Kiln

This hand-building class will focus on creating sculptural and functional pieces using slabs, extrusions, solid building, and coils. Students explore texture and surface using multiple techniques. If you already have an idea or some inspirational images (sculptural or functional), bring them to the first class. If you’re not sure where to start, Alex will provide expertise and guidance to help you plan out your projects. No previous hand-building experience necessary.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

One-Day Stained Glass

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00am

Instructor: Sarah Sprague

1-day, Saturday, 9am-4pm, September 20th

Members $103.50, Non-members $115, Materials: $40

In this is a one-day stained glass workshop; beginners will learn the Louis Comfort Tiffany copper foil method of constructing stained glass. Learn to select glass colors, cut glass, apply copper foil, solder, and finish a small colorful glass piece for you window. All materials will be supplied for this workshop. Bring a brown bag lunch.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Fall Leaves - Saturday Drop In for Kids

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Introduce your child to the joy of making on Saturdays at the Shelburne Craft School.

Arrive at 10am for a 90 minute session where your child will complete a project.

The cost is $10 per child. Activities are appropriate for ages 5 to 15 and are guided by an instructor.

Children must be accompanied by an adult who may choose to participate or not.

No pre-registration is necessary.

Projects will be ready for pick up at a later date, because wet, sticky things don’t travel well.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

New Shape Wheel-Throwing and Hand-building-Mixed Level

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Instructor: Jules Polk

8 Weeks, Saturdays, 10am-12:00pm, September 20th – November 8th

Members $211.50, Non-Members $235, Materials: $45

Breaking away from round. Are you tired of feeling like you are making the same shaped pots over and over again? This class will take basic shapes thrown on the wheel and give you the hand building and finishing skills to make any shape you can think of! Techniques will include: shaving, darting, faceting, fluting, cutting and stacking. Prerequisite: Beginning wheel.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Intro to Woodworking: Building a Shaker Hall Table

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Rachel Brydolf-Horwitz

10 Weeks, Mondays, 5:30-8:30pm, September 22nd – December 1st (No Class November 24th)

Member $391.50, Non-Members $435, Materials: $85

A comprehensive introduction to woodworking, this course explores the basic principles of lumber selection, hand tool and machinery usage, milling, joinery, and finishing. Students will build their own Shaker-style hall table, taking the project from blueprint through completion, learning to both organize and conceptualize a furniture project, and gain familiarity with the woodshop environment.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Build an Elegant Veneered Hall Table- Mix Level

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Instructor: Gered Williams

10 Weeks, Wednesdays 1-4pm, September 24th – December 3rd (No class November 26th)

Member $391.50, Non-Members $435, Materials: $85

People have been using and making wood veneer for thousands of years. In this class we will continue the tradition of selecting the finest pieces of wood and sawing them into veneers to create unique design opportunities. We will also explore the skills and principles of traditional mortise and tenon joinery, furniture design, and wood finishing. So come have fun learning a new skill, and leave with a beautiful new hall table for your home!

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Experimental Painting Techniques

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Sage Tucker-Ketcham

4 weeks, Wednesdays, 1-3pm, September 24th – October 15th

Member $103.50, Non-Members $115, Materials Fee $15 plus a Materials List

This class is perfect for the very beginner, but also the master painter. If you are stump with how to break out of your process, or not sure how to enter painting as a medium, Sage will guild you threw four different techniques. You will experiment with house paints, varnishes, oil paint, floor lacquers, enamels, inks and more. Sage will cover; paint chemistry, sanding, reputation and ‪layering. You will walk away with many pieces of abstract art and colorful papers that you can incorporate in future works.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Wheel Throwing/Intermediate-Advanced

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

Instructor: Loretta Languet DiMario

8 Weeks, Wednesdays, 5-8pm, September 24th – November 12th

Member $313.20 Non-Members $348, Materials: $45

In this eight-week class we will explore this ins and outs of ceramic techniques. Focusing on details and sharpening your skills as a potter Loretta will demonstrate how to incorporate stacking forms to gain added height and altering wet pottery adding rhythm and gesture. Loretta will also incorporate slips and various surface techniques exploring the world of surface design. Each class will begin with a demonstration but offer ample work time with the instructor. Students will have an opportunity to fire with both electric and reduction glaze kilns.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Intermediate-Advanced Woodworking: Independent Design Project

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:30pm

Instructor: Rob Palmer

8 Weeks, Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm, September 24th - November 12th

Member $315 Non-Members $350, Shop fee: $35 (does not include wood)

For those who have already built projects through our introductory classes, or for those seeking instruction in specific areas, this course offers woodworking expertise tailored to the furniture project of your choice. Come with a drawing, a concept, or even a piece that you’ve started but has you stumped, and work with a professional woodworker to delve deeper into design, material choice, appropriate tool usage, finishing, and advanced techniques. Interested students are encouraged to contact the instructor before the start of class to initiate the planning process. Students are responsible for purchasing their own wood for projects.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Animal Creatures - Saturday Drop-In for Kids

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am

Introduce your child to the joy of making on Saturdays at the Shelburne Craft School.

Arrive at 10am for a 90 minute session where your child will complete a project.

The cost is $10 per child. Activities are appropriate for ages 5 to 15 and are guided by an instructor.

Children must be accompanied by an adult who may choose to participate or not.

No pre-registration is necessary.

Projects will be ready for pick up at a later date, because wet, sticky things don’t travel well.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!

Family-Mosaic, Wall Plaque - Ages 8 and up

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00pm

Instructor: Sarah Sprague

1-Day, Saturday, 12-3pm, September 27th

Member $40.50 EACH, Non-Members $45 EACH, Material Fee $7 EACH

Come learn the art of color and design as well as how to cut and piece glass together. You will then grout it to hold everything in place and you will see the colors you choose pop! You will be creating your own Family Mosaic. Come learn the process with a family member creating a beautiful name plaque for your house, which can be hung inside or out.

This class is offered through The Shelburne Craft School, to register visit www.theshelburnecraftschool.org

Frog Hollow members receive a 10% discount on all classes at The Shelburne Craft School!