Adult Workshops

Alcohol Ink Workshop

Alcohol Ink Workshop
Instructor: Barbara K. Fisher 
Saturday, October 13, 2018 10:00-12:30
$45 Members | $70 Non-Members

You will learn the basics of alcohol ink painting and its application on different surfaces, as well as the enhancement of your images using pens and markers. Methods of preserving medium and properly fixing your images will also be covered.

Ceramics 2.0 | Morning & Evening | Tuesdays (3 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Ceramics 2.0 – Tuesday Morning & Evening
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- “Jack”son
Tuesdays 11am-1 pm & 6pm -8pm |  Oct. 23 -Nov. 6

$60 Members | $85 Non-Members | $10 materials fee
This patch is here to help fix that dreaded feeling you have when you finally get throwing or hand building figured out and then have to wait 3 weeks for another 6 week class. Wait no more! This option allows for you to continue with guided instruction on projects you want to work on after your 6 week class.

Ceramics | Annual Ornament Worshops | 3 Sessions

Drawing and Doodles.

Annual Ornament Workshops
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Saturday, December 1
Session 1 | 11-12:30pm
Session 2 | 2:30-4pm
Session 3 | 5:30-7pm

This workshop is back again! Everyone will receive an 8.5x11 inch slap of clay, choice of many different kinds of texturing materials, rollers, and letters, and the freedom to create whatever kind of ornament they would like! The only thing you need to bring is your creativity!

Ceramics | Carving Workshop | (3 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

3-Week Clay Carving Workshop
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Tuesdays from 6-8pm | Nov 27-Dec 11
$75 Members | $100 Non-members

A great way to take a step back from the fast pace of the holiday session and learn new carving techniques. We will be learning how to apply colorants to clays and carve through them for a multi-dimensional look. We will be working with templates and/or also free hand designs.

Ceramics | Mocha Diffusion Workshop | ( 3 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

3-Week Mocha Diffusion Workshop
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Tuesdays from 11-1pm | Nov 27-Dec 11
$75 Members | $100 Non-members

Great fun way to decorate gifts! Whether you are a wheel thrower or a hand builder or a complete beginner this workshop gives you everything you need to create one of a kind gifts for the family or friends.

Fused Glass | Advanced 2.0 | (3 Weeks)

Advanced Fused glass 2.0
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Thursdays 3-5pm | Oct. 25 – Nov. 8
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members
Firing Fee: $10

Looking to extend your class a couple weeks? Not quite done with some projects and would like some extra guidance? This is the class to help you continue working a little while longer.

Fused Glass | Basics for Teens Workshop

Fused Glass | Basics for Teens
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, October 4 | 6:30-8:30 pm

$45 Members | $70 Non-Members

Teens new to the art of fused glass will enjoy this beginner class. We will be making a trivet or tile using an assortment of pre-cut glass pieces and accessory glass such as stringers, frit and dots to create a mosaic style design or image. Students will learn glass basics such as safety with glass, how to assemble glass pieces effectively and color theory as it applies to glass making. All materials will be provided for this class.

Fused Glass | Beginners Workshop | (3 Weeks)

Beginner’s Fused Glass Workshop (3 Weeks)
Age: 18 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursdays, September 13, 20, 27 | 6:30-8:30 pm $75 Members | $100 Non-members

If you have often admired fused glass work and would like to know how to cut, shape and assemble fusible glass, this class is for you! We will learn about the properties of glass, how to cut glass safely and accurately, and how to assemble pieces for best results. We will also learn how to incorporate accessory materials, such as glass frit, stringers, dichroic glass to create decorative effects and detail. Our projects will include a trivet or dish, pendants, and a larger decorative piece. Students will start with a kit of supplies, but may wish to purchase additional glass for the final project. We will discuss choosing compatible glass at the first class. The Mansfield Art Center classes only use 90 C.O.E. glass (Bullseye) in order to avoid firing mishaps.

Fused Glass| Glowing Pumpkins | Teen Workshop

Glowing Glass pumpkins
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, October 11 | 6:30-8:30pm’
$45 Members | $70 Non-members

We will get ready for Halloween by creating fused glass window ornaments. Each student will begin with an orange glass circle and then decorate it to become an expressive Jack-O-Lantern or a pumpkin. Many of the add-on pieces will be pre-cut, but there will be enough variety so each finished project will be unique. We will be using fusible glass, mosaic pieces, stringers and glass frit as add-ons.

 

 

Fused Glass | Holiday Trees | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass | Holiday Trees Workshop
Age: 18 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, November 8 | 6:30-8:30 pm 
$45 Members | $70 Non-Members

These colorful glass trees make wonderful gifts and keepsakes! Student will choose from a variety of precut tree shapes and then decorate their “tree” with a combination of stringers, frit, confetti, beads, and dichroic glass. Projects will be fired in time for holiday gifting and decorating.

Fused Glass | Mums | Teen Workshop

Fused Glass Mum class for teens
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, October 18 | 6:30-8:30pm
$45 Members | $70 Non-Members

Create a whimsical garden or window ornament using fusible glass.. We will use precut as well as self designed pieces to make a fanciful flower project. A myriad of colors and decorations will be available. We will learn about the properties of fused glass, a little bit about cutting glass and consider many options as we make our projects. Your piece will be ready for late fall decorating and remain colorful as a reminder of warmer days.

Fused Glass | Snowflakes & Stars | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass Snowflakes and Stars
Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursday, November 29 | 6:30-8:30 pm
$35 Members | $60 Non-Members

Students will use strips of cut glass and shapes to form snowflake and star shapes. Projects make be decorated with glass confetti, balls, stringers, wire and dichroic glass. Projects will be fired in time for holiday decorating and gift giving.

Fused Glass | Winter Scene | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Fused Glass | Winter Scene | Workshop
Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Bea North
Thursdays 6-8 pm | December 6 and 13
$55 Members | $80 Non-Members


Capture the beauty of winter in fused glass. We will used glass paint on transparent glass to create the image of bare winter trees, then add glass powder to decorate the branches, sky and ground with a layer of snow. This will be a 5x5 panel pane design.

Jewelry | Beginners Workshop | 5 Hours

Drawing and Doodles.

Beginning Jewelry-Making Workshop
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Saturday, October 6 | 12noon-6pm
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members

Learn the basics of traditional metalsmithing techniques of jewelry making in 5 hours. This skills-based class takes you step by step through the techniques of sawing, filing, stamping, surface texturing, sanding, polishing, and soldering. All supplies, such as brass and copper metals are provided. Students may bring in their own materials with instructor approval. The studio is only equipped for non-ferrous metals. This beginning workshop is the prerequisite for the weekly advanced jewelry making class. Bring a bagged lunch. This is an all-day jewelry intensive.

Jewelry | Glass Enamel Earrings | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Glass Enamel Earrings Workshop
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Friday, Oct. 5 | 5:30-8:30pm pm 
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members

Make a pair of your very own enamel earrings. Choose your copper shapes and your glass colors, fire them right in class and take your colorful wearable art earrings home with you that day. All supplies are included. Students will learn how to create original designs by applying and firing multiple layers of colored glass using simple stencil and sgraffito techniques.

Jewelry | Hammered Bangle | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Hammered Bangle Workshop
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Saturday, Oct 13 | 12-3pm
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members

Make your own hammered bangle bracelet in an afternoon. Open to all skill levels, this workshop covers basic metalsmithing skills, including cutting, bending, soldering, and hammering. Planning, sizing, and fitting are discussed. Students can make more than one bangle if time allows. Brass and copper are provided. Students can bring their own sterling silver to class or purchase from the instructor.

Jewelry | Metal Stamping | Workshop

Drawing and Doodles.

Metal Stamping Workshop 
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Saturday Nov 3 | 12-3pm
$60 Members | $85 Non-Members

Create your own personalized charms, pendants, earrings or name tags in this fun workshop. You will start out with a dozen assorted copper and brass shapes to stamp with your own words, initials, or designs. The studio will have several typeface stamp sets from which to choose, as well as a selection of design stamps. Whether you want simple and clean or elaborate and highly decorated, you will go home with something special you’ve created. If you finish all 12 of your pieces in the workshop, and you want to keep going, you can purchase additional metals from the studio.

“Love” Baby Feet/Hands Platter

Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-“Jack”son

By appointment. | brittany@mansfieldartcenter.org

Have you just had a baby? Why not memorialize their foot and/or hand prints to help remember just how small your little miracles were? We can even personalize with names, dates, times, and weights. All glazes are completely safe and washable.

Wood Carving Demonstration

Drawing and Doodles.

Instructor: Fredy Huaman Mallqui
Saturday, September 1, 2018

1-5 PM

$10.00 per person

This workshop is for furniture makers, carvers, sculptors and artists. Please join Fredy, a world class carver from Peru, as he shares his techniques and years of experience as a carver and art conservator. The goal of this demonstration is to give everyone the ability and inspiration to apply carving techniques to their own future projects. We will cover different carving tools and their functions, essentials of tool sharpening, tool safety, design, wood grain issues, basic carving cuts, demonstration of different carving techniques, detailing and finishing techniques. You will be able to try out different tools at the end of the demonstration. If you have your own mallets or carving tools we encourage you to bring them.

You can learn more about Fredy and see his work at fredyartworkrestoration.com

Mansfield Art Center

Mansfield Art Center
700 Marion Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm