Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

3D Printer 101 and Hangout

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ou're invited to come and hang out with the 3D printing crowd at Ace Monster Toys. We have a low-key gathering every two weeks.  Everyone from newcomer to expert is welcome.  AMT membership is not required. We start with 3D printer 101.  This training is now required for AMT members who want to use our printers.  It takes about 30 minutes or so.  You may leave after the training if you don't want to hang out, or you may skip the training and show up later. The remainder of the meeting is unstructured; we tend to do whatever the attendees feel like doing.  For example: Design for 3D printing can be daunting.  Sometimes we plug in the projector and demonstrate the basics of CAD for 3D printing.  Got a simple project in mind?  Maybe we can bring it to life! If you're having trouble with your printer, bring it along; we'll get you going! (Contact the steward if you think the issue is more extensive than can be handled at a hangout). Have a new project to show off?  We'd love to see it! Have you built your own printer?  Bring it for show-and-tell!  Did you _know_ you can build your own?  We'll show you what's involved. So grab your enthusiasm and your curiosity, and join us!

Ace Monster Toys,  6050 Lowell Street, Suite #214

More information: https://www.acemonstertoys.org/calendar/

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Jul
28
4:00 PM16:00

Fiber Jewelry: Rope Necklaces

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Create fiber art jewelry with Rajni Kavula.
This class is about using re-purposed materials like rope, plumbing hardware and yarn to make wrapped rope necklaces. Students will learn how to make tassels, hand wrap a rope and take home their own tassel necklace. All materials will be provided ( cotton rope, yarn in different colors, copper hardware, glue and needles) This is a fun ,easy and quick project and you will end up using your new learned skills to make a necklace for everyone you know! 

Rare Bird, 3883 Piedmont Ave

More information, registration: https://www.therarebird.com/collections/diy-workshops/products/amazing-fiber-craft-gift-toppers-pom-poms-tassels

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Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

Figure Drawing

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Whether its your first figure drawing session, its been years since your last or you're a regular, all levels of experience are welcome!

$20 participation fee includes 20 sheets of newsprint, all participants must sign-up and prepay for each session.

ArtVale offers One-On-One art sessions, providing focused and directed lessons tailored to each students artistic interests and tendencies.

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Aug
12
3:00 PM15:00

Ages 11 to 14: Creating Comics

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Learn the basics of drawing, design and storytelling… basically everything you’ll need to know to create your own comic or graphic novel! Students will be introduced to character design, story structure, storyboarding, world building, style exploration and more. Fundamentals of solid drawing, dynamic action, page layout, and appealing design will guide students towards creating believable characters and compelling visual storytelling.

Early Bird Special
$120 Early Bird Registration  //  $130 Register after August 5th

Buddy Discount
Want to sign up with a friend? Use promo code COMICS10  to get $10 off per student when you register two or more people at at the same time!

Small Class Size
Enrollment is limited to 8 students at most per session, to allow for individualized attention.

No experience Required
This class is suitable for beginners.

In-Class Materials Included
We’ll talk about other optional materials in the first class. Don’t worry parents- we try to make it easy and affordable to get started!

Age Group
This class is geared towards students ages 11-14.
PS: We’re offering another comics class series for ages 8-11 a little earlier in the summer!

More info/location/registration: http://shopmischief.com/product/creating-comics-ages-11-14/

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Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Painting Party with Judy Chamberlin - Creative Framing & Gallery

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Have you been thinking that you need to take some time for your own creativity lately? Need a break from everyday life? Come put paint to canvas and get your creative juices flowing with us!

Judy Chamberlin will lead you through basic painting techniques. This class is great for beginners or advanced. You'll never be rushed and you will leave with a painting you can feel proud of. Come enjoy an evening of creativity and color with us! Class Painting will be posted in the 'Discussion' section soon.

2 1/2 - 3 hours $35. Age 21+ (1 drink ticket included in class price). All inclusive: canvas, paint, paint brushes, table easels, aprons, palettes, water cups, and table coverings are provided. Also, light snacks and donation bar if you would like more then one glass of wine. Please don't show up earlier than 5:40pm as we need set up time and do get here by 6pm so we can start the class on time :)

RSVP and prepay required as there is limited space available. Call us to sign up (510)482-1200 then please stop by during regular hours or mail in a check to: Judy Chamberlin c/o Creative Framing & Gallery, 2700 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606. Check and cash preferred.

Gallery Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10-6 and Saturday Stroll: 11-5 (Mon & Wed: by appointment)

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Aug
27
10:00 AM10:00

Woodworking I

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Learn how to use power tools, as well as traditional and modern hand tools, safely and effectively. Class assignments introduce basic concepts and techniques, to give you the skills needed for many woodworking projects, such as mill board flattening and straightening, creating strong joints for connecting wood, and gluing boards together to make a panel. Students leave with a strong foundation for more advanced wood classes and a small end table. All tools for learning are provided.

Crucible, 1260 7th Street
More information, registration: https://thecrucible.org/product/woodworking-i-4/

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Aug
27
2:00 PM14:00

MIG Welding

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MIG (metal inert gas) is the most common type of modern welding. It is a process by which a welding machine focuses electricity along a moving metal wire that is fed through a hose to a handheld torch. Student welders manipulate this torch as the electricity melts the wire and creates a weld. You will learn about the fundamentals of MIG welding, such as metallurgy, preparation, joints, technique, and safety. We will also cover plasma torch cutting. The class begins with a basic, technical welding exercise, then transitions into a small creative project. Come with ideas for a simple project.

Crucible, 1260 7th Street

More information/location: https://thecrucible.org/product/mig-welding-16/

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Oct
25
9:00 AM09:00

Design For Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) program

FATHOM now offers its Design For Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) programs. These regularly hosted full-day training events are made up of six sessions and have been scheduled throughout 2018—registration is open to the public (read press release). FATHOM will continue to offer private courses, as well as consultation services.

Our experts have designed a technology agnostic curriculum on the practical application of additive technologies to achieve greater results throughout the entire product development process and into production. This established training program helps companies push the limits of manufacturing to drive industry-leading innovation.

  • Learn How to Effectively Approach Design & Manufacturing from an Additive Technology Perspective
  • Examine Freedom of Complexity to Increase Product Possibility by Way of Physics-Based Design
  • Review a Wide Range of Materials, Matured Technologies, & Industry-Specific Application Development

These dynamic sessions focus on new realities in manufacturing such as part consolidation, lightweighting, organic geometries, high complexity, faster speeds, mass customization, risk mitigation, higher value problem-solving, lower tooling costs, and even tool-less production.

Fathom, 620 3rd Street
Registration, more information: https://studiofathom.com/rapid-prototyping/design-for-additive-manufacturing-program/

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Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

Design For Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) program

FATHOM now offers its Design For Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) programs. These regularly hosted full-day training events are made up of six sessions and have been scheduled throughout 2018—registration is open to the public (read press release). FATHOM will continue to offer private courses, as well as consultation services.

Our experts have designed a technology agnostic curriculum on the practical application of additive technologies to achieve greater results throughout the entire product development process and into production. This established training program helps companies push the limits of manufacturing to drive industry-leading innovation.

  • Learn How to Effectively Approach Design & Manufacturing from an Additive Technology Perspective
  • Examine Freedom of Complexity to Increase Product Possibility by Way of Physics-Based Design
  • Review a Wide Range of Materials, Matured Technologies, & Industry-Specific Application Development

These dynamic sessions focus on new realities in manufacturing such as part consolidation, lightweighting, organic geometries, high complexity, faster speeds, mass customization, risk mitigation, higher value problem-solving, lower tooling costs, and even tool-less production.

Fathom, 620 3rd Street
Registration, more information: https://studiofathom.com/rapid-prototyping/design-for-additive-manufacturing-program/

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Jul
15
3:00 PM15:00

Ages 8 to 11: Creating Comics

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Learn the basics of drawing, design and storytelling… basically everything you’ll need to know to create your own comic or graphic novel! Students will be introduced to character design, story structure, storyboarding, world building, style exploration and more. Fundamentals of solid drawing, dynamic action, page layout, and appealing design will guide students towards creating believable characters and compelling visual storytelling.

Early Bird Special
$120 Early Bird Registration  //  $130 Register after July 8th

Buddy Discount
Want to sign up with a friend? Use promo code COMICS10  to get $10 off per student when you register two or more people at at the same time!

Small Class Size
Enrollment is limited to 8 students at most per session, to allow for individualized attention.

No experience Required
This class is suitable for beginners.

All In-Class Materials Included
We’ll provide everything the students will need during class, and we’ll talk about optional materials in the first class. Don’t worry parents- we aim to make it easy to get started!

Age Group
This class is geared towards kids ages 8 – 11.
PS: We’re offering a comics class series for ages 11-14 a little later in the summer!

More info/location/registration: http://shopmischief.com/product/creating-comics-ages-8-11/

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Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

Sashiko: The Art of Japanese Mending

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Join Instructor Lynn Ursic as she guides you through this intro to Japanese decorative stitching class, the art of mending. Learn the basic patterns and patchwork of Sashiko stitch work. Traditionally this technique was used to piece together worn tattered fabric and to reinforce clothing. Geometric patterns were among the most popular for stitching designs. Typical designs and patterns  were  waves, mountains, bamboo, arrow feathers, pampas grass, overlapping diamonds, linked diamonds, persimmon flowers, and linked hexagons. You will have the opportunity to practice stitches on sample swatches and work on your own stitching project on a garment you bring to class. This class is perfect if you have clothing that you want to patch up in a decorative and interesting way!

Registration, more information: https://www.therarebird.com/collections/diy-workshops/products/sashiko-japanese-stitching

Rare Bird, 3883 Piedmont Avenue

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Clay Play

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Clay Play every Thursday evening from 6-8:30 pm. Clay play is a drop in free form sculpting event (no wheel work).

The $10 drop-in fee provides you with one pound of your choice of low-fire clay and covers the initial firing fee. Once fired, participants can utilize the underglazes and glazes available for use to finish their works, the participation fee provides access to glazes and secondary firing fees.

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Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

Glass Fusing

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Class Date(s): Series
Age Group: 15+

Description: Come to this hands on creative glass workshop and find your personal expression when playing with glass, powders, stringers, and confetti. You will learn how to cut and design glass to be fused (melted together in a kiln) and then slumped (sagged into a mold). Create several functional and non-functional works. Learn how to play with this magical material. Beginning and Intermediate students welcome! Most tools are available in the Glass Studio.
Resident Fee:  $175.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $160  Non-Resident Fee:  $209 

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Jul
7
6:00 PM18:00

Copy of Painting Party with Judy Chamberlin - Creative Framing & Gallery

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Have you been thinking that you need to take some time for your own creativity lately? Need a break from everyday life? Come put paint to canvas and get your creative juices flowing with us!

Judy Chamberlin will lead you through basic painting techniques. This class is great for beginners or advanced. You'll never be rushed and you will leave with a painting you can feel proud of. Come enjoy an evening of creativity and color with us! Class Painting will be posted in the 'Discussion' section soon.

2 1/2 - 3 hours $35. Age 21+ (1 drink ticket included in class price). All inclusive: canvas, paint, paint brushes, table easels, aprons, palettes, water cups, and table coverings are provided. Also, light snacks and donation bar if you would like more then one glass of wine. Please don't show up earlier than 5:40pm as we need set up time and do get here by 6pm so we can start the class on time :)

RSVP and prepay required as there is limited space available. Call us to sign up (510)482-1200 then please stop by during regular hours or mail in a check to: Judy Chamberlin c/o Creative Framing & Gallery, 2700 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606. Check and cash preferred.

Gallery Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10-6 and Saturday Stroll: 11-5 (Mon & Wed: by appointment)

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Jul
7
12:00 PM12:00

Basket Weaving

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Make a basket that can hold some personal treasures! This workshop is an introductory coil basketry workshop using a traditional coil technique. Each weaver will learn to start a coil and shape it into their own unique vessel using a variety of fibers: twine, raffia, yarn, and threads. 

Students are encouraged to create their own designs or patterns while inspired by a selection of colors and textures. The possibilities are endless! All materials will be supplied for the workshop. Attendees are welcome to bring their own fibers that they imagine mingled into their weave. 

    Rare Bird, 3883 Piedmont Ave
    More information/registration: https://www.therarebird.com/collections/diy-workshops/products/basket-weaving-7-7

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    Jul
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    Life Drawing

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 18+

    Description: We will work from costumed and nude models, both male and female, using short and long poses. This tutorial will cover a variety of approaches and materials. The class will be structured for both beginners and continuing artists who love drawing the human form. Continual instructor demonstrations and individual help will be provided. Emphasis will be on movement and proportion. For the first class please bring a large drawing pad 18” X 24”, vine charcoal, a variety of pencils and tools of your choice. Materials list will be provided on the first day of class. No class 7/23


    Resident Fee:  $181.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $165.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $217.00  

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    Jun
    30
    11:30 AM11:30

    Nui Shibori

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    Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it in indigo. In stitch-resist shibori, the patterning is created by lines using a running stitch made with needle and thread — the stitches resist the dye, creating beautiful patterns and color variations.

    In this workshop, you’ll learn stitching methods to create amazing shibori results. You will learn different stitching techniques as you plan and sew your own unique stitched pattern. Once your stitching is complete, you’ll dye your piece in indigo dye, then remove the stitches to reveal your one-of-a-kind results. Shibori dyeing is truly an amazing craft, as every piece you dye is a little bit of a surprise.

    All materials are included.
    From cotton rope, yarn in a variety of colors, copper hardware, glue and needles- we’ll provide it all! We’ll also supply beverages for students, including beer, wine, or sparkling water.

    Register/More info: http://shopmischief.com/product/nui-shibori-june-30th/
    Mischief, 3908 MacArthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94619

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    Jun
    30
    10:00 AM10:00

    Botanical Art

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: Come and explore your creativity through sketching, drawing, and painting from nature. We will be exploring the world around us and the changes taking place seasonally, while looking at what’s growing in and around us in our daily environment. We’ll make our own natural discoveries and connections while mixing and blending colors, making quick and more detailed sketches, and designing an accordion style book.
    Resident Fee:  $205.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $181.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $245.00  

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    Jun
    27
    7:00 PM19:00

    Box Bots Build Party

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    Come build your Box Bots for the 2017 Season! Not a member yet of the program? Join today at http://www.boxbots.org. This build party is where participants in the Box Bots 2017 season can come and build your awesome cardboard robot. Talk with other builders, swap ideas, get answers to questions about motors and batteries and radios. Cut cardboard and lay down hot glue. We will have a limited number of kits available for pickup at the event, join BoxBots today to reserve yours!

    More information: https://www.acemonstertoys.org/calendar/

    Ace Monster Toys, 6050 Lowell Street, Suite #214

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    Jun
    27
    6:30 PM18:30

    Intro to Drawing

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: This introductory drawing course is designed to provide students with fundamental drawing skills. Through observational drawing students will learn about mark making, line weight, perspective, value structure, space, proportion, and composition. Students will develop a vocabulary to discuss concerns relating to their drawings as well as others.
    Resident Fee:  $205.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $181.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $246.00 

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    Jun
    27
    6:30 PM18:30

    Metal Jewelry Design

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: This class emphasizes building basic/intermediate knowledge of jewelry design and construction. Beginning students will design their own jewelry and construct their design pieces using the fundamental techniques of soldering, sawing, filing, finishing, and basic bezel setting. Lectures, demonstrations, and handouts will provide the basis of any technique needed. Intermediate students will progress through more advanced techniques (forging, cold connections, etching, etc). Jewelry will be made from metal sheet and wire. Brass, copper, and tools are provided. *New students need to attend the first class for a safety discussion and a materials list.

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    Jun
    26
    6:30 PM18:30

    Yes, You Can Draw!

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: Yes, You Can Draw! You can draw with confidence whether you are an adventurous beginner or a seasoned artist. All experience levels are welcome i this class. It offers both traditional and contemporary approaches to classical visual ideas about line, shading, value and perspective. A good drawing depends on a combination of good observation, a sense of play with materials, and personal invention. We explore these three elements by studying different techniques with a variety of black and white media and a variety of subjects. Weekly instructor demos and individual help. Materials list available online.
    Resident Fee:  $205.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $181.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $246.00 

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    Jun
    26
    6:00 PM18:00

    Figure Drawing

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    Whether its your first figure drawing session, its been years since your last or you're a regular, all levels of experience are welcome!

    $20 participation fee includes 20 sheets of newsprint, all participants must sign-up and prepay for each session.

    ArtVale offers One-On-One art sessions, providing focused and directed lessons tailored to each students artistic interests and tendencies.

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    Jun
    26
    6:00 PM18:00

    Intro to Frame Loom Weaving

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    Join tapestry weaver Ruby Beaupre for a beginning tapestry weaving workshop where you will learn the basics of frame loom weaving. In this workshop you will learn how to weave a unique wall hanging incorporating simple shapes and organic textures. Go home with a hand woven, one of a kind piece of fiber art to hang on your walls. 

    All Materials Included! 

    Skill Level
    everyone welcome

    Instructor
    Ruby Beaupre

     

     

    Date & Time
    Tuesday, June 2nd, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00pm

    More info/location/registration: https://www.therarebird.com/collections/june-workshops/products/intro-to-frame-loom-weaving-6-26

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    Jun
    25
    6:30 PM18:30

    Acrylic Painting

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: In this painting class we start with an introduction to the materials, brushes and the most common styles of Acrylic paints and mediums currently used. The pace and the complexity of the class projects will be based on the student’s individual experience with painting. Topics explored in this class are faces, figures, still life and/or abstract images. A variety of painting techniques will be covered. Materials list will be given out on the first day of class, please bring paper and or paint to first class. www.mokhtarimage.com
    Resident Fee:  $205.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $181.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $245.00  

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    Jun
    25
    6:30 PM18:30

    Painting from Observation

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: This is an introductory oil painting class that will emphasize color theory. Through a series of still lifes students will develop their observation skills by investigating the interaction of color. Students will learn how to properly mix colors and to apply paint. Students will also examine painters from art history.
    Resident Fee:  $205.00  Senior/Teen Fee:  $181.00  Non-Resident Fee:  $245.00  

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    Jun
    24
    11:30 AM11:30

    Fiber Jewelry: Rope Necklaces

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    Join fiber artist Rajni Kavula to create beautiful statement necklaces from re-purposed materials like rope, plumbing hardware and yarn. Students will learn how to make tassels, hand wrap a rope and take home their own bold tassel necklace. This is a fun and easy project- if you’re anything like me, you’ll end up using your new learned skills to make necklaces for everyone you know!

    All materials are included.
    From cotton rope, yarn in a variety of colors, copper hardware, glue and needles- we’ll provide it all! We’ll also supply beverages for students, including beer, wine, or sparkling water.

    Small class guaranteed.
    Max enrollment is limited to 12 students per session, so register while there’s still room!

    About our teacher:
    Rajni Kavula is the artist and maker behind Adroit’s beautiful Indigo-dyed clothing and accessories, which you might have seen here at the shop. She has a degree in fine arts, and started her handmade journey with crochet, then later hand dyeing, though she is always learning and experimenting with new techniques. She mostly works with natural fabrics like linen, rayon, silk, and cotton yarn, as sustainable living is so very important in times like these. Rajni also teaches our Indigo and Batik classes- learning new techniques has been such a wonderful experience for her, and she hopes to pass on that joy to her students!

    $65 Early Bird Registration  //  $75 Enrollment after June 17th 

    *This class needs a minimum of five registered students to run. If class is canceled due to low enrollment, we’ll reach out with at least 24 hours notice and you’ll receive a full refund- unless you’d rather use the amount towards another class.

    More info/location: http://shopmischief.com/product/fiber-jewelry/

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    Jun
    22
    5:00 PM17:00

    Giant Paper Flower Workshop at Sanchez Contemporary

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    Instructor: Rocio Sofia Ordonez
    Location: Sanchez Contemporary

    In this class, you’ll learn how to make giant paper flowers, centers, leaves, how to make your own patterns and take home two flower patterns and a completed Giant Paper Flower of your own creation!

    hese Giant Paper Flowers are an eye catcher for birthday parties, quinceañeras, weddings, baby and bridal showers, graduations, photo booths, baby nurseries and more!

    Kids 12+ are welcome to sign up.
    Location: 1951 Telegraph Ave

    More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/219067235491816/

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    Jun
    21
    6:30 PM18:30

    Textile Collage: Appliqué Method

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    Experience the joy of collaging with fabric!  The result is a fun & beautiful fusion of techniques. We will have lots of colorful and patterned textiles to choose from as well as stencils, and tools for you to use to create a whimsical textured piece.  Everyone will have the option to hand sew or embroider to add strength and embellishments, but sewing is not necessary for this art form. Your finished textile collage can hang on a driftwood branch, be framed for the wall or can be sewn into a pillow, quilt or on a garment. 

    Materials Included! 

    Skill Level
    all welcome

    Age Group
    12+  (Young adults must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Babies are welcome, please bring a baby carrier or sling. ) 

    Guided By
    Erica Skone-Rees

    Dates & Times
    Thursday June 21, 6:30 - 9:30pm

    More info/registration/location: https://www.therarebird.com/collections/june-workshops/products/textile-collage-applique-method

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    Jun
    18
    1:00 PM13:00

    Youth Kinetics & Electronics

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    Build a simple remote-controlled robot. From the wheels up, you will create your robot’s shape and personality from salvaged components, mechanisms, and electrical components. Learn soldering, mechanical construction techniques, and how to remove and repurpose these items. Multiple days. [More]

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    Jun
    16
    10:00 AM10:00

    Glass Blowing I

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    Learn the basic skills and techniques to create a personalized hand-blown glasswork. With supportive instruction in a team environment, you will learn to safely work with molten glass, gather glass from the furnace, apply colors, and shape and sculpt molten glass. Be prepared to work in the heat!

    Crucible, 1260 7th Street
    Registration, information: https://thecrucible.org/product/glass-blowing-i-11/

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    Jun
    12
    6:15 PM18:15

    Intro to Digital Photography

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    Class Date(s): Series
    Age Group: 15+

    Description: Having trouble getting your digital camera to give you the results you want? Learn all the features and controls of your digital camera. We’ll discuss making better creative decisions, how to control lighting, movement` and flash. Basic image editing software will be discussed. Bring your camera manual and questions to class for individual help. The Instructor will tailor advice on editing software to the software the students already use. You’ll also learn to add images to both and how to maintain your site. If you have a laptop or if you prefer to learn on your own laptop please bring to class. Our lab is a Macintosh Lab.

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    Jun
    10
    10:00 AM10:00

    Taste of Industrial Arts Experience

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    Take a tour of the metal arts! For those eager for knowledge and creativity, The Crucible offers exciting, multi-disciplined classes focused on Blacksmithing, MIG Welding, and Aluminum Casting. All required safety gear and materials will be provided. This heavy-duty trio will have you using tools to forge and shape metal in our Blacksmithing shop, fusing steel together in our MIG Welding shop, and pouring molten aluminum into your own custom form in Foundry. Pizza and soda will be served for lunch.

    Crucible, 1260 7th Street

    Registration, more information: https://thecrucible.org/product/taste-of-industrial-arts-experience/

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    Jun
    9
    6:00 PM18:00

    Painting Party with Judy Chamberlin - Creative Framing & Gallery

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    Have you been thinking that you need to take some time for your own creativity lately? Need a break from everyday life? Come put paint to canvas and get your creative juices flowing with us!

    Judy Chamberlin will lead you through basic painting techniques. This class is great for beginners or advanced. You'll never be rushed and you will leave with a painting you can feel proud of. Come enjoy an evening of creativity and color with us! Class Painting will be posted in the 'Discussion' section soon.

    2 1/2 - 3 hours $35. Age 21+ (1 drink ticket included in class price). All inclusive: canvas, paint, paint brushes, table easels, aprons, palettes, water cups, and table coverings are provided. Also, light snacks and donation bar if you would like more then one glass of wine. Please don't show up earlier than 5:40pm as we need set up time and do get here by 6pm so we can start the class on time :)

    RSVP and prepay required as there is limited space available. Call us to sign up (510)482-1200 then please stop by during regular hours or mail in a check to: Judy Chamberlin c/o Creative Framing & Gallery, 2700 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606. Check and cash preferred.

    Gallery Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10-6 and Saturday Stroll: 11-5 (Mon & Wed: by appointment)

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