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April 2018

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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August 2018

Wipe Out Painting Technique with Pam Morley

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Wipe Out Painting Technique Instructor: Pam Morley Wed. | August 1 | 9am – 12pm $29 members | $36 non-members The “wipe-out” is a method used to establish value range (dark to light) as a first layer in a painting. This class is suitable for all skill levels, you can be an absolute beginner or an experienced artist. Dark paint is placed over the entire canvas and then “pulled” out, refining at the end with touches of color.You will leave…

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Mixed Media for Self-Expression with Ola Aldous

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | Aug 9 | 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects.…

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Sumi-e Brush Painting with David Crowell

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Sumi-e Brush Painting Instructor: David Crowell Sat | August 18 | 10am – 12pm $24 members | $29 non-members Ages 10 and up are invited to join local painter David Crowell to explore basic East Asian ink and brush stroke movements. Crowell will help students to create traditional-style paintings through watercolor techniques with detail ink painting. Materials included Registration and Payment Information

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CANCELED Mixed Media for Self-Expression

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | Aug 23 | 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects.…

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CANCELED – Mosaic Workshop with Mary Holland

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mosaic Workshop Instructor: Mary Holland Sat. | Aug 25 | 1–4 pm $39 members | $46 non-members Ages 10 and up. Mosaics are a blast to make! Small projects are easy and a great way to take advantage of found materials or leftover tile and stained glass chips. Make an attractive trivet, wall plaque, or set of coasters in this class during an afternoon, using stained glass or stones and a grout finish. Mary Holland has experience making foiled stained glass decorative…

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September 2018

CANCELED – Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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. (9/10, 9/11, and 9/12) $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

September 10 @ 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. (9/10, 9/11, and 9/12) $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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CANCELED – Vocal Exploration with Samantha Stinson

September 15 @ 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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