Visual Arts

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To register for a class click on the class name or session title. Completing the class registration page will create a shopping cart so you can continue to register for as many classes as you like! If you’re a Guild member, don’t forget to register and sign in to receive your 10% class discount on other classes. If you’re having trouble with registering for a class, please visit the  How to Register for Classes Online page for more information and frequently asked questions.

Creating Community Club

Creating Community Club (CCC) is an art club for young adults on the autism spectrum. Create art collaboratively and individually this summer with CCC! This program prioritizes social connections made through the arts while simultaneously providing opportunities to stretch artistic technique and provide an outlet for personal growth and creative expression. Participants are encouraged to be “group ready.” Ages 14+. Interested in volunteering with CCC? Email Bridget at bridget@northfieldartsguild.org.

6-8 p.m. Mondays in Art Studio
June 18 – July 30 (no class July 2)
Guild member: $97.20 / non-member: $108
Instructor: Bridget Novak

Creative Mosaics for Teens

NEW CLASS! Learn how to use ceramic and glass tiles in order to design and create your own mosaic artwork. In this class, you’ll also learn how to grout and prepare your work for display. Entering grades 6-9.
4-5:30 p.m. Mondays in Art Studio
July 9-30
Guild member: $75.60 / non-member: $84
Instructor: Jill Luoma-Overstreet

Mother-Daughter Silk Painting

NEW CLASS! Bring your mother, grandmother, daughter or granddaughter to paint on silk scarves for an unforgettable shared experience! When she wears the scarf, she’ll think of you – and when you wear it, you’ll think of her. No experience necessary – this is fool-proof painting! This class is about making memories with a loved one. Finished pieces will be washed, steamed and available for pick up after the class ends. Cost of class is per student – please register each participant separately. Ages 7+.

1-2 p.m. Saturday in Art Studio
July 21
Guild member: $13.50 / non-member: $15
Instructor: Anna Chance

Introduction to Spoon Carving

NEW CLASS! Starting from the ground up, you will learn about green woodcarving with a knife and hook knife to craft beautiful, functional spoons. This class will cover carving grips, safety and instruction for tool maintenance. Finishing techniques and personal touches will be presented for you to complete your custom made utensil. You will leave class with the basic knowledge to pursue the craft on your own! Beginners and experienced carvers are welcome. There will be a break for lunch – feel free to bring a bag lunch or to venture out to downtown restaurants! There is a $25 fee paid to the instructor for materials and a tool kit for you to keep! Ages 16+.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in Art Studio
July 28
Guild member: $86.40 / non-member: $96
Instructor: Josh Torkelson

Birch Bark Basket Weaving

NEW CLASS! In this one-day workshop, you will weave a small, durable and sturdy basket out of paper birch bark and be introduced to the beauty and intricacies of diagonal plaited weaving. You will also learn the history of birch bark weaving and harvesting, as well as how to process materials and finish baskets. There will be a break for lunch – feel free to bring a bag lunch or to venture out to downtown restaurants! There is a $40 fee paid to the instructor for materials and a tool kit for you to keep! Ages 16+.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday in Art Studio
July 29
Guild member: $86.40 / non-member: $96
Instructor: Josh Torkelson

 

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