Marywood University in Scranton offers handmade art workshops from July 18-Aug. 21
From a press release:
Marywood University in Scranton is offering Continuing Education Summer Art Workshops during the months of July and August. These workshops include:
Papermaking Workshop: Sunday, July 18 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Paper Room on the second floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts
Participants will make pulp from recycled papers and create new sheets of paper with add-ins of their choice. All supplies are included, but attendees are encouraged to bring in their own dried or pressed flowers. The cost of the workshop is $40 payable that day.
Handmade Mugs: Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Ceramics Room on the first floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts
Participants will roll out a slab of clay and add a handle to create a mug to include a favorite quote, initials, or design on the side to enjoy each morning with coffee or tea. The cost of the workshop is $50 and includes three pounds of clay, glazes, and firings.
Coil Building Workshop: Saturday, Aug. 7 from noon-4 p.m. in the Ceramics Room on the first floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts
Participants will learn the basics of flattened and paddled coiling to create functional and decorative vessels. This workshop will provide attendees with historical notes as well as hands-on experience to help them gain an appreciation for this ancient art. Attendees will explore the coiling process to create a variety of bowls, mugs, and vases. The cost of the workshop is $120 and is open to all skill levels, and all forms of expression will be encouraged.
Beginning Calligraphy: Saturday, Aug. 21 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Room 336 in the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts
An easy introduction to calligraphy includes instruction on how to set up your space, how to hold the pen properly, and the proper movements to make perfect letter strokes. A special calligraphy felt tip pen is included, as well as special calligraphy papers for a small materials fee. The cost is $35 plus a materials fee of $10, payable to instructor Margie Zaums that day.
For additional information on these workshops, contact Christine Medley at email@example.com.
Marywood University (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton) prepares students to have a positive impact on society at regional and global levels while providing each student with the foundation for success in an interdependent world. Founded in 1915 by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the university serves men and women from a variety of backgrounds and religions.
The university enrolls more than 3,000 students in an array of undergraduate and graduate programs. Committed to enriching human lives, Marywood provides a framework for educational excellence that enables students to develop fully as persons and to master professional and leadership skills necessary for meeting human needs.