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February 2018

Beginning Ukulele

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Beginning Ukulele: Take It From the Top!  with Kevin Marcinko Saturday | February 3 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM Members $19  | Non-Members $24 Ages 10 and up. This two-hour workshop is for absolute beginners to the ukulele. Instruction will start with how to hold and strum the uke and then move on to some basic chords, mixing in some basic music theory that will make learning songs fun and easy. Everything will be learned by ear, so students don't…

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Watercolor National Parks with Katie Schuler

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Watercolor National Parks with Katie Schuler Monday | February 5 | 2pm-4pm Members: $19 | Non-Members: $24 Class Description: Bring your favorite National Park scene to life through watercolors! Learn the basic methods for transforming nature into art with glazes, washes, wet-on-wet and dry brush techniques. Please bring a basic watercolor set, brushes and paper. There will a limited number of supplies on hand for anyone that needs them. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.    Registration and Payment Information

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How Did the Artist Do That? with Dagmar Jaunzens

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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How Did the Artist Do That? with Dagmar Jaunzens Thursday | February 15 | 2pm-4pm Members: $19 | Non-Members: $24 Class Description: Have you ever looked at an artist's work and wondered how the artist achieved a specific effect and how to achieve a similar effect in your work? In this class we will develop a vocabulary with which to appreciate and discuss the various works of art. We will also examine a variety of well-known representational paintings and analyze them…

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March 2018

Advanced Ukulele with Kevin Marcinko

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Ages 10 and up. Expand and practice chords and progressions through the music of The Beatles. $24 + bring ukulele & ukulele capo. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Mosaic Workshop with Mary Holland

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Make a trivet, plaque, or coaster set using stained glass or stones and a grout finish. $46 + bring gloves, plastic container, small box. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Mosaic Workshop with Mary Holland

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Make a trivet, plaque, or coaster set using stained glass or stones and a grout finish. $46 + bring gloves, plastic container, small box. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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April 2018

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Mary Holland

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Learn basic parts and what they do, winding a bobbin, threading, tension adjustment, basic stitches, and trouble shooting. $48 + bring or borrow machine (with manual and attachments). Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Intro to Stained Glass with Scott Ouderkirk

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Make a simple stained glass panel to bring home. $92, materials included, bring a bag lunch. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Digitize Your Artwork with Catherine LaPointe Vollmer

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Learn common camera settings; scanner settings; basic image editing; and uploading images to submittable.com, the website SLC Arts uses to accept artists’ submissions. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Intro to Watercolors (two part class) with Michiko Taylor

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Beginning and intermediate level students draw still life, mix colors, explore brushes, and paint a picture to take home. This two day class meets on Wed & Thurs. (2/25-2/26) at 10am-12pm on both days. $48 + review list of materials to bring online or by phone. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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May 2018

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Mary Holland

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Learn basic parts and what they do, winding a bobbin, threading, tension adjustment, basic stitches, and trouble shooting. $48 + bring or borrow machine (with manual and attachments). Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Vocal Exploration with Samantha Stinson

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Adults. All levels of solo and choral singers learn posture, breathing, diction, resonance in safe, friendly group class environment. $24 + bring water bottle, pencil, 2 copies of song; accompanist provided. Only 5 spots available; pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 14-Adults, beginning-intermediate level. Learn clay prep, wedging, centering, throwing, trimming, glazing. The 6 pieces of pottery you make will be fired and available for later pick-up. This 3 day class meets Mon, Tue, Wed. (5/7, 5/8, 5/9) at 2-5pm each day. $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ages 14-Adults, beginning-intermediate level. Learn clay prep, wedging, centering, throwing, trimming, glazing. The 6 pieces of pottery you make will be fired and available for later pick-up. This 3 day class meets Mon, Tue, Wed. (5/7, 5/8, 5/9) at 6-9pm each day. $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Advanced Stained Glass with Scott Ouderkirk-CANCELLED

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Adults. Practice skills learned in the intro class, with more design freedom and independence in creating your own stained glass panel. $92, materials included. Only 8 slots available, pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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June 2018

Palette Knife Techniques with Pam Morley

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Palette Knife Techniques Instructor: Pam Morley Sat. | June 9| 9am – 12pm $29 members | $36 non-members Knife painting is the best way of learning to paint in a loose style, and produces absolutely eye-catching effects. This class is suitable for all skill levels, you can be an absolute beginner wanting to plunge into the art world or be an experienced artist wanting to explore a new painting technique. This class will take you through the basics from using…

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CANCELLED-Charcoal Drawing with Lisa Dashnaw

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Charcoal Drawing Instructor: Lisa Dashnaw Tues. | June 12 | 6 – 8pm $19 members | $24 non-members Ages 13-Adults. Max 8 students. Working in charcoal is a great way to develop drawing skills. This class will provide a base understanding of the drawing techniques of proportion and value development. Students will work on several warm-up drawings and then a final still life. Materials List: charcoal drawing paper or sketchbook paper (11x14, or any size up to 12x18), can be…

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Ice Dyeing with Virginia Burnett

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Ice Dyeing Instructor: Virginia Burnett Wed. | June 13| 7 – 8pm $25 members | $27 non-members Each student will dye one silk and one rayon scarf, exploring how these fabrics react differently to the dye chemistry, and the difference shiny woven versus matte knit fabrics make to the final results. Scarves must be left overnight for the ice to melt, then picked up the next day to be washed. When the process is complete, students will have finished dyeing…

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Drumming Workshop with Len Mackey

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Drumming Workshop for ALL AGES Instructor: Len Mackey Fri. | June 29 | 4 – 5pm $10 members | $12 non-members Learn songs and rhythms from Guinea, West Africa! Join the fun while singing and playing traditional songs of the Baga, Mande, and Susu people. Materials Included     Registration and Payment Information

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July 2018

Become a Young Artist with Jeff Davis

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Become A Young Artist (Ages 6 – 8) Instructor: Jeff Davis Thurs | July 12 | 10am – 12pm  $19 members | $24 non-members Ages 6-8. This two-hour session will teach a few quick fundamentals of drawing and illustrating, and kids will enjoy sketching and drawing some Shel Silverstein-like whimsical and simple cartoon characters. Parents are welcome to stay for part of all of the class time if they’d like. (This class is offered for ages 9-12 on July 26.) Materials…

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