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Wheel Throwing for Tweens--Spring

Event Date:  April 30, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm Age Group: Ages 10-14 Start Date: Apr 30 2015 Additional Dates: May 7, May 14, May 21, May 31 Time(s): Thursdays 5:30-8:00pm; Sunday 1-4pm Series: 5 Class Series Member Cost: $140 Nonmember Cost: $150 Materials Fee: all materials included Instructor: Sarah Houde Learn to use the potter's wheel to create bowls, cups, and small vases. Get your hands muddy as we learn to center clay, create pottery, and finish pieces with trimming, carving, and glazing techniques. We will glaze all pieces during the last class. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Play in Clay: Dazzling Dragons

Event Date:  March 28, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Age Group: Ages 6 and up; Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult Start Date: Mar 28 2015 Time(s): 1:00pm-4:00pm Member Cost: $45 for individuals; $65 for adult/child couples Nonmember Cost: $50 for individuals; $70 for adult/child couples Materials Fee: all materials included Instructor: Sarah Houde Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Wheel Throwing for Tweens--Winter

Event Date:  February 5, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm Age Group: Ages 10-14 Start Date: Feb 5 2015 Additional Dates: Feb 12, Feb 15, Feb 19, March 1 Time(s): Thursdays 5:30pm-8pm; Sundays 1-4pm Series: 5-class series Member Cost: $140 Nonmember Cost: $150 Materials Fee: all materials included Instructor: Sarah Houde Learn to use the potter's wheel to create bowls, cups, and small vases. Get your hands muddy as we learn to center clay, create pottery, and finish pieces with trimming, carving, and glazing techniques. We will glaze all pieces during the last class. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Homeschool Clay Series: Creatively Coiled

Event Date:  January 28, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm Age Group: ages 8-14 Start Date: Jan 28 2015 Time(s): 1:00pm - 3:30pm Member Cost: $35 Siblings $15 Nonmember Cost: $40 Siblings $15 Materials Fee: all materials provided Instructor: AMG Staff Join us in a fun and informative new series! Let's learn popular hand-building techniques with clay as we create colorfully fun projects, keepsakes, and everyday items. In this class,we'll learn to creatively construct with coils and balls of clay, creating interesting patterns and designs in our vases or bowls. We'll use vivid underglazes to add finishing touches to our work. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Intro to Stained Glass--February Session

Event Date:  February 21, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Start Date: Feb 21 2015 Time(s): 10:00am - 2:00 pm Member Cost: $50 Nonmember Cost: $55 Materials Fee: all materials provided Instructor: Leza Hepler Learn the fundamentals behind stained glass art as we explore the copper foil technique. Learn to cut, shape and grind glass, as well as foiling and soldering techniques to make a small sun-catcher for your window. All materials included. Registration required. Call 410-326-4640 to register. For more information, visit www.annmariegarden.org Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

SweetHearts: Fused Glass for Two

Event Date:  February 8, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Start Date: Feb 8 2015 Time(s): 1-4pm Member Cost: $45 Nonmember Cost: $50 Materials Fee: all materials included Instructor: Leza Hepler Bring your sweetie to this couple's class and learn to use glass, frit, stringers, decals, glass cutting tools and grinders to create 2-3 fused glass hearts to wear or display in your home. A fun and easy-going afternoon date with your Valentine! Registration required. Call 410-326-4640 to register. For more information, visit www.annmariegarden.org. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Painting Pets and Animals

Event Date:  May 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:30pm Start Date: May 26, 2015 Additional Dates: May 27 Series: 2-class series Time(s): 10am-3:30pm both days Member Cost: $140 Nonmember Cost: $150 Materials Fee: $15 to use instructor's supplies, or bring your own painting supplies Instructor: Nancy Thompson This workshop will focus on fabulous fur, beautiful eyes, and great backgrounds. Bring lots of photos of your favorite animal and learn to create a successful portrait. Some experience preferred. Registration required. Call 410-326-4640 to register. For more information, visit www.annmariegarden.org. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Itchin' to Scratch: Intro to Scratchboard--Spring Session

Event Date:  May 22, 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm Start Date: May 22, 2015 Additional Dates: May 23 Time(s): 11:00am-3:00pm both days Member Cost: $85 Nonmember Cost: $90 Materials Fee: $25 due to instructor at class Instructor: Carmelo Ciancio Sometimes called "the art of taking away," scratchboard is a medium that allows for amazing detail. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques for working on scratchboard. Learn to use knives and abrasives to remove the black ink to reveal the white surface and how to achieve textures and subtle details in your work. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Sketching & Drawing

Event Date:  April 21, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:30pm Start Date: April 21, 2015 Additional Dates: April 22 Series: 2-class series Time(s): 10:00am - 3:30 pm both days Member Cost: $140 Nonmember Cost: $150 Materials Fee: $15 to use instructor's supplies, or bring your own sketchbook, drawing, and watercolor supplies Instructor: Nancy Thompson Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Itchin' to Scratch: Intro to Scratchboard--Winter Session

Event Date:  March 27, 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm Start Date: March 27, 2015 Additional Dates: March 28 Time(s): 11:00am - 3:00pm both days Member Cost: $85 Nonmember Cost: $90 Materials Fee: $25 due to instructor at class Instructor: Carmelo Ciancio Sometimes called "the art of taking away," scratchboard is a medium that allows for amazing detail. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques for working on scratchboard. Learn to use knives and abrasives to remove the black ink to reveal the white surface and how to achieve textures and subtle details in your work. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps