Calumet Art Center Class Schedule:
Twine a Wool Rug
Students will create a 18 x 13 twined rug using recycled wool. Twining is an ancient form of weaving which is done on a portable loom. The rug will be completed at the last class session. Please call the Calumet Art Center… at (906) 934-2228 to indicate your interest in this class. Minimum class size is six students.
Pre-registration and payment required.
Class Dates: September 24, Oct. 1, 8 and again on Oct 29, 5, 12
Class Fee: $65.00
Materials Fee: $20
Students will make a pouch using soft, tanned deerskin, a Glover’s needle, various statches and learn to make the best use of material. You can embellish with beads, a heated steel rod similar to wood burning to draw designs or bring your own materials if you wish. If time permits, we will also make a fetish. These pouches can be used to hold many things such as scissors, stones, tobacco or items that are special to you.
Class Dates: Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 Class Time: 10am – Noon Class Fee: $135 Materials Fee: $65
Fun with Clay
This is an intermediate class.
Experience the processes of hand building, texturing and the use of terra sigillata.
Class Dates: Sept. 23, 25, 30, Oct. 2, 7, 9 Class Time: 6 – 8 pm Class Fee: $145 Materials Fee: $40 Firing Fee: $20
Fall Weaving with Eve Lindsey
This is a beginning weave class. Students will learn to wind a warp and weave a sample rag rug.
Warping Class Dates: Oct. 8, 15 Weaving Class Dates: Oct. 22, 29 Class Time: 10 am – Noon Class Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10
Glass Lampworking with Sherrie McCabe
Sherrie graduated from Northern Michigan University with a BS degree in Art Education. Hot glass became her passion about 25 years ago. After two trips to Venice, studying under America’s glass master Loren Stump and retiring from teaching art in the public schools of Michigan, bead making became her focus. She now works in a small home studio overlooking Lake Superior.
Besides the several juried art shows that she exhibits at each year, Sherrie has taught bead making in the public schools, through her home studio and at the Porcupine Mountains Folk School all in Ontonagon, Michigan as well as at the Clearing Folk School in Door County, Wisconsin.
Students will be provided detailed instruction about the tools and methods used to manipulate hot glass in the flame of a torch. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, each student will use age-old techniques to create wound glass beads with a variety of shapes and patterns.
This is a 12 hour class split between two days. There will be an hour for lunch, so plan on bringing a brown bag lunch as well as something to drink.
Class Dates: Saturday October 25 & Sunday October 26
Class Time: 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Class Cost: $135
Class Fee:$35 for materials
Student age: 16 and up.
Students required to purchase didymium safety glasses prior to this class.
This class has a six student minimum and ten student maximum.
Call us today (934-2228) to indicate your interest and to sign up for this great opportunity! Classes fill up early!