Apr 3, 2012

April 2012 One-Day Workshops at Bemis

"April hath put a spirit of youth in everything."
 — William Shakespeare

Despite the brief cold weather we're having, take Shakespeare's words to heart and see if any of these adult April Bemis one-day workshops stirs up any spring time excitement! All classes are for ages 16+, unless otherwise noted. 

April 14
Portraiture Intensive
April 14
Mandalas: The Art of Wholeness
April 21
Chains, Clasps and Cold Connections

April 28 Goat Cheese Making

A101 Children's Books II
Sat., 4/7 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$103 (Members $88)
This workshop is a follow-up to the first class on writing and illustrating children’s books. Children’s Books I REQUIREDSupply list.

R1 Artisanal Kitchen: The Basics of Food Fermentation

Sat., 4/7 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
$78 (Members $63)
Learn Depression-era food fermentation skills -- as part of the FAC's Spring multi-disciplinary project, Resilience.

FF3 Family Fridays
Fri., 4/13 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$23 (Members $20)
Come on down for an evening of artistic expression for two participants! Enjoy painting, pastels, paper craft and more, each Friday has a different theme.

A72 Mandalas the Art of Wholeness
Sat., 4/14 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$89 (Members $74)
From ancient to modern times, mandalas have been used to express wholeness, balance and unity. Employ multimedia from meditation to pastel, music and more to discover the innate wisdom of your own mandala. Supply list.

A78 Introduction to Precious Metal Clay
Sat., 4/14 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$122 (Members $107)
After class, you'll leave with two to three pieces of finished fine silver jewelry. ($50 materials fee)

A44 Portraiture Intensive
Sat., 4/14 | 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$103 (Members $88) 
Learn the fundamentals of portraiture; beginning with anatomy proportion, form and features while working from a live model. Supply list.

A47 Textured Surfaces with Acrylics
Fri., 4/20 | 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$83 (Members $68)
Acrylic paints can be applied thick or thin on a variety of canvases. Create a sample board of different acrylic textures and then put them together for a finished piece. Supply list.

A80 Jewelry Surfaces
Sat., 4/21 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$98 (Members $83)
A crash course in metal surface manipulation through stamping, hammering, and other techniques. ($25 materials fee)

A82 Chains, Clasps and Cold Connections
Sat., 4/21 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$122 (Members $107)
Create more advanced jewelry through both fused and cold connecting rings. Basic soldering skills REQUIREDSupply list.

Goat Cheese Making
Fri 4/28 | 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Hosted as the Westside Farm located in Colorado Springs, learn the entire process of cheese making from milking the goat to actual cheese production. Comes with a farm fresh lunch with a sampling of all the day's cheeses. 

Here's online registration for all classes — or you can mail, fax, or drop off the form to Bemis. Become a member and enjoy Bemis discounts, among other FAC benefits.

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