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DIANNE MAHAFFEE'S ART CLASSES OF 2015
REGISTER NOW, BY CALLING (803)289-6473. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED.
All classes are held at Mahaffee’s Studio, 2875 New Hope Road, Lancaster, SC 29720
Glass Painting Class- Each student will turn a window into a colorful transparent work of art with a stained-glass style. $50.00 for a 3 day workshop which includes window, leading and a set of Gallery Glass paints. What a deal. Demos and design ideas will be provided. March 17, 19 & 20. 5pm-7pm.
Silk Painting Workshop- Learn the Asian way of painting with dye and resist medium to create your own silk painting or scarf. All supplies are furnished. $30 fee. March 24 & 25. 5pm-7pm
Calligraphy workshop- Morning or Evening 4 day workshop (11:30-12:45pm OR 5-6:15pm) $4o fee includes materials. Learn the art of Beautiful Handwriting in only four classes. Unbelievable results! Do wedding invitations, create banners, scribe poetry, very relaxing …May 11, 13, 14 & 18.
Beginners Precious Metal Silver Workshop- (Back by popular demand.) Create several pure silver pieces of jewelry using your own designs and ideas. $120 fee includes demos, instruction, firings, findings and one pack of pure silver PMC. May 11, 13 & 18. 6:30-8:00pm. Mahaffee’s Studio.
Artsy Gourd Containers-Turn a large dried gourd into a “gourdeous” work of art. Use dremel tools, wood burning tools, leather dyes, varnish, etc. to create your own gourd container. At Mahaffee’s Pottery Studio July 15, 16, 20, 21, & 22 from 5:30pm-8:00pm. $40 fee includes material.
Clay Sculpture for Young Hands Workshop- Learn the properties of clay while creating duck pots, coiled pots, pinched pots and more. At Mahaffee’s Pottery Studio, July 14, 15, 16, 20 & 21; from 4pm-5pm, $40 fee includes clay and glazes (ages 5 & up).
Drawing and Painting Workshop- This workshop is designed for children ages 6-12. There will be tips and demonstrations to improve drawing skills. Also, a painting and a pastel will be completed by each participant by the end of the course. Mahaffee’s Painting Studio, July 14, 15, 16, 20 & 21; from 3pm-4pm, $40 fee includes material.
Potter’s Wheel Workshop- Students will develop potter wheel throwing techniques by leaning to wedge, center, and form vessels on the potter’s wheel. Students will receive plenty of demonstrations and practice, so that bowls and mugs can be completed by each student. This two week workshop will be taught July 13-16 and July 20-23; from 11am-12:45pm. $80 fee includes material for the two weeks.
Animal Portraits with Pastel- Learn Pastel techniques and focus on any animal of your choice…even your own pet. Bring a photo or go through my animal files. You will learn to grid sketch in proportion and blend with pastels, etc. 3 day workshop. $60 fee includes material (leather board and soft pastel usage) August 4, 6 & 7; from 5pm-6:30pm.
Raku hand-building Clay Workshop- This workshop is designed to teach clay techniques such as coiling, modeling and slabbing and the history of Japanese hand built pots. Students will Raku several of their pots. All other clay items produced will be fired the traditional way with dinner safe glaze. $120 fee will cover 25lbs of clay, glazes, firings and instructions. Class size is limited to ten (10). This workshop will meet November 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and December 1st at Mahaffee’s Studio; from 5pm-7pm.
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