Adult studies at Museum School
Class Sizes Limited To 12 Students Unless Noted Otherwise


April

A Plein Air Primer

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/2-WS9
1 Day Workshop
Apr 1, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed Center
$85 / $70 CAM member
$100 / $85 CAM member after May 28

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

An introduction to painting outdoors for all level painters. Focus on simplifying complex shapes, capturing the essence of the landscape with some quick tricks for fun, dynamic studies.



Japanese Temari

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/2-WS10
2 Day Workshop
Apr 1, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Apr 2, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Studio 1
$135 / $110 CAM member plus $20 material fee paid to instructor on day of workshop
$150 / $125 CAM member after May 28
Instructor: Mitzi Ito

Students learn to make traditional, colorful Japanese Temari (string) ornaments.



Sculpting In Wire

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/2-WS11
2 Day Workshop - Limit 10
Apr 8, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Apr 9, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$135 / $110 CAM member
$150 / $125 CAM member after Apr 4
plus $15 material fee paid to instructor on day of workshop

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Students learn basic methods of constructing sculptures using a wide range of wire gauges. Joining techniques will be an important focus. Students work in both abstract and representational styles and are encouraged to arrive with projects in mind.



Product Photography

Intermediate - 2017/2-WS12
2 Day Workshop
Apr 8, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Galleria/Pancoe
Apr 9, Sun. 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center

$75 / $60 CAM member
$90 / $75 CAM member after Apr 4

Instructor: Alan Cradick

Participants use desktop setups to photograph items for sale or display. This photography may be used to create catalog images and photograph three-dimensional art. In addition to on and off-camera flash, the group explores DIY tabletop studio and lighting using material at hand and non-traditional photographic lighting.



Fibers From The Field

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS1
1 Day Workshop + Intro Night
Apr 21, Fri. 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Apr 22, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$120 / $100 CAM member plus $20 Material fee paid to instructors
$135 / $115 CAM member after Apr 18


Instructor: Fritzi Huber and Catherine Cross

Two fiber artists collaborate for a fun workshop event CAM style! It was a love of the natural that first got these two artists talking about how to provide a fun experience with papermaking and natural materials and colorants. Expect to create and explore experiences with handmade paper, fibers from the fields surrounding the Wilmington area and from the Cackalacky Heritage plot at the Duke University Campus Farm in Durham, NC. While making, paper be introduced to crops like colored cotton, southern indigo as well as food crops that produce wonderful fiborous materials for textural inclusions for beautiful paper surface design. Once the papers dry explore dip dyeing with southern indigo grown in the Carolinas and other accessible natural dye colorants. Enjoy learning about the 2017 Night of Illumination and join Catherine for a collaborative creation to leave behind for December's show. If that is not enough fun, learn how to paint on your handmade paper with monotone shades of Black Walnut and Carolina Penn Oak.

Printmaking: The Painted Print

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS2
Morning Workshop - Limit 8
Apr 22, Sat. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$45 / $30 CAM member
$60 / $45 CAM member after Apr 18
Instructor: Topher Alexander

Mono-print is a quick, versatile print method that allows for multiple versions, variations and painterly qualities. The Painted Print is an ideal workshop for first time printmakers. Learn the technique in this concentrated workshop, and keep up the momentum by spending the afternoon experimenting and sharing images in Open Print Shop and Exchange (see next workshop description).

Open Print Shop and Exchange

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS3
Afternoon Workshop
Apr 22, Sat. 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$45 / $30 CAM member
$60 / $45 CAM member after Apr 18

Instructor: Topher Alexander

Explore new print techniques or continue to work on developing your printmaking skills. Work in one or a combination of woodcut, linoleum carving, intaglio on copper/plexiglass, or mono-print. We use and encourage environmentally friendly non-toxic, water soluble inks. Develop your individual imagery or work collaboratively, and pull an edition from our two printing presses or try out the Sodroller for large scale printing. Exchange prints with fellow classmates and instructor to build your own print collection. Register for morning Painted Print workshop to generate ideas and develop technique.

Creating Art with Pine Needles - A Basic Class

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS4
1 Day Workshop
Apr 29, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
$85 / $70 CAM member plus $10 material fee paid to instructor on day of workshop
$100 / $85 CAM member after January 11

Instructor: Melanie Walter

Spend the day learning how to make a coiled basket out of locally grown longleaf pine needles. Learn all the basic skills, including starting a basket, forming coils, stitch patterns, shaping the piece, as well as finishing. Start with a small basket in the first half of the day, started around a black walnut slice, then work on a larger piece around a wooden disk. Students learn all the skills needed to make several baskets on their own.
$10 supply fee is required, payable at beginning of the class. This fee covers all supplies needed for the class, including individually collected, washed and prepared long leaf pine needles, black walnuts, wood centers, and artificial sinew. Participants need to be able to see well enough to thread a needle and distinguish individual stitches. This is a basic class, suitable for those persons with little or no previous experience.

Exploring Oil, Cold Wax and Mixed Media

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS5
3-Day Workshop (Pancoe Art Ed. Center)
Apr 28, Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Apr 29, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Apr 30, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$200 / $170 CAM member plus $10 Material fee paid to instructor
$215 / $185 CAM member after April 25
Instructor: Liz Hosier

In this workshop, students explore abstract painting using oil and cold wax with some mixed media. Experiment with layering colors, creating texture, combining different media, using a variety of tools, and expand mark making techniques. Students are encouraged to experiment and explore new techniques and materials. The workshop includes instructor demonstrations, group and individual discussions and time to paint and experiment.

May

Exploring Colored Pencils

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS6
1-Day Workshop
May 13 , Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
$85 / $70 CAM member plus $10 Material fee paid to instructor
$100 / $85 CAM member after May 9

Instructor: Glenn Davis

Explore the use of colored pencils as a fine art medium. Students learn skills needed to complete a simple photorealistic painting and develop further interests on their own.

Beeswax Collage

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS7
1-Day Workshop
May 13, Sat. 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$85 / $70 CAM member plus $15 Material fee paid to instructor
$100 / $85 CAM member after May 9

Instructor: Charlotte Oden

Students learn how to layer colors and materials with hot beeswax over simple line drawings or collage. Compositions will also be embossed to add unique variety in surface.

Photography: Walk About Downtown

Intermediate - 2017/3-WS8
2 Day Workshop - (Limit 10)
May 20, Sat. 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Downtown Wilmington
May 21, Sun. 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$85 / $70 CAM member
$100 / $85 CAM member after May 16

Instructor: Alan Cradick

This weekend photographic workshop consists of a three-hour stroll around Downtown Wilmington on Saturday afternoon and a portfolio review of our digital images on Sunday at CAM. Participants join local photographer, Alan Cradick, on a walkabout among the historical streets and architecture unique to the downtown riverfront. Emphasis placed on streetscapes, storefronts and public places.

Exploring Oil, Cold Wax On Paper

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS9
1 Day Workshop
May 26, Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$85 / $70 CAM member plus $10 Material fee paid to instructor
$100 / $85 CAM member after May 23

Instructor: Liz Hosier

Artists explore the use of oil and cold wax on paper while experimenting with basic techniques. Create quick studies and sketches using oil and cold wax medium on different types of paper.

Printmaking: Big Print #sodroller

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS10
Morning Workshop
May 27, Sat. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$45 / $30 CAM member
$60 / $45 CAM member after May 23

Instructor: Topher Alexander

Go Big! Design, carve and print a large format woodcut using a 24" wide sodroller. Let loose and design your block on a variety of wood surfaces with time in between workshops to perfect your carving. (begin design and carving this workshop and follow up in June 24 workshop).

Open Print Shop and Exchange

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS11
Afternoon Workshop
May 27, Sat. 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$45 / $30 CAM member
$60 / $45 CAM member after May 23

Instructor: Topher Alexander

Explore new print techniques or continue to work on developing your printmaking skills. Work in one or a combination of woodcut, linoleum carving, intaglio on copper/plexiglass, or mono-print. We use environmentally friendly non-toxic, water soluble inks. Develop your individual imagery or work collaboratively, and pull an edition from our two printing presses or try out the Sodroller for large scale printing. Exchange prints with fellow classmates and instructor to build your own print collection.

Simple Silk Scarves

Beginning & All Levels - 2017/3-WS12
2 Day Workshop - Limit 10
May 27, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and May 28, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe Art Ed. Center
$130 / $110 CAM member plus $35 Material fee paid to instructor
$145 / $125 CAM member after May 23

Instructor: September Krueger

Learn the basics of silk painting! Instruction covers an introduction to some of the dyes available for working with silk. Students complete four scarves of different lengths and weights. We explore watercolor and traditional serti techniques with different types of resists.

Registration Guidelines

Classes and workshops are small, and space is limited. Students are encouraged to register at the earliest opportunity in the event a popular course fills quickly. Waiting until the last moment to register may also result in disappointment if a course is cancelled due to low enrollment. There is a 10% increase in tuition roughly one week before start date. Specific amounts and dates are indicated with each session.


Students may register online, by phone or in person. Registration opens for each session on different dates. Check Session Headings for details. CAM members enjoy discounted tuition.

Registration is complete and confirmed when payment is received and processed.

Refunds will not be issued for withdrawals from a class or workshop within 72 hours before start time. However, tuition (less 10%) will be transferred to student's choice of a future class or workshop. Students who withdraw within 24 hours of start time will receive credit for tuition less 50%.

No refunds or transfers will be given once the class has started.

Students who are not in attendance and have not been in touch with the Museum School office will be charged the full price of the class or workshop.

If class or workshop does not make minimum enrollment, it will be cancelled and enrolled students will receive their choice of 100% refund or transfer of tuition.

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