Ukulele Practice Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Location: Rupert Kittay Library Fee: $60
This four-week class is for those who have some basic ukulele skills and want to take it further. Jane will provide some fun music the group can play together, practicing both strumming chords and playing melodies. She will also provide ways that you can practice at home to improve your skills. Students should have their own ukulele, know how to tune it, and be willing to practice at home every week (ten minutes a day is enough) so the group can progress together.
Alcohol Ink Flowers on Tile - Workshop #2 Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $35
Alcohol Inks have a mind of their own and they are crazy fun! In this workshop we will learn to tame the ink and will focus on creating flowers on tiles. Various tools will be used to place the ink on the tile, including brushes, toothpicks, cotton pads and Qtips. We will also move the ink by blowing air through a straw and using canned air to create dramatic floral designs. Each participant will complete two tiles in class.
Writing Fiction – An Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop Date: Monday, April 29, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Location: Equinox Village Fee: $100
In this close-knit, interactive and enjoyable 4-week writing clinic, we will delve into the proven techniques of creative writing, re-learning how to create unforgettable characters, writing compelling dialogue and strong scenes and settings, studying the techniques for showing rather than telling, and creating strong points of view. Overall, we will learn how to write compelling stories. This is an opportunity for you to hone and sharpen your fiction writing skills.
Ceramics - Summer Workshop #1 Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $150
Students will learn the basic skills of hand-building – pinch, coil, and slab – as well as basic wheel-throwing techniques. All projects will be kiln fired. Materials include a 25 lb. bag of clay, glazes, and firing. Additional clay may be purchased for $18 a bag. This workshop is open to all levels. Class size is limited.