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October 2017

How Did the Artist Do That? with Dagmar Jaunzens

October 19, 2017 @ 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 (CANCELLED) Thursday | October 19 | 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…

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine Instructor: Mary Holland Saturday | October 21 | 1pm-5pm Members: $38/Non-Members $48   Ages 10 and up. Have you wanted to learn how to operate a sewing machine but don't know who to ask? Learn the basics with expert sewer and teacher, Mary G. Holland of MaryGwyneth Wearable Art. Either bring your own sewing machine, or use one of the Arts Council sewing machines. Learn the basic parts and what they do, winding a…

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November 2017

Customizing Sewing Patterns

November 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Customizing Sewing Patterns-CANCELLED Instructor: Mary Holland Saturday | November 11 | 1pm-5pm Members: $38/Non-Members $48   Suitable for ages 14 and over. A well fitting garment makes even the most unusually shaped people look well dressed. Have you learned basic sewing skills, but have difficulty fitting patterns on your body? Learn how to make alterations on a basic bodice, skirt, and sleeve to fit the shape of your own body. Students bring one of the basic fitting sloper patterns currently…

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Intro to Stained Glass

November 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Sunday | November 19 | 10 AM – 4 PM Members $77 | Non-members $92 New to stained glass? Learn the basics of stained glass processes. At the end of the class, each student takes home a finished panel they created that day. Students don’t need to bring anything except a bag lunch. For examples of Scott’s stained glass, visit www.glassgoat.com. Pre-registration and payment required: Registration Form  Scott Ouderkirk Scott Ouderkirk firmly believes that creating art always starts with a sketch and grows from…

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December 2017

POSTPONED-Advanced Stained Glass

December 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts, 41 Elm Street
Potsdam, 13676 United States
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Sunday | December 3 | 10 AM – 4 PM Members $77 | Non-members $92 Adults. Max 8 students. The advanced class will build upon the beginners class and allow more freedom for the student as far as design. Students will be expected to handle more of each of the processes individually while hopefully focusing on whatever they felt was their weakest process. Scott will be there to assist but will not be so quick to jump in and help. For many this…

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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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