Arts Project

Arts Project

This video shows interviews with participants in the Arts Project, a program that offers non-credit, beginner through advanced art courses for community members at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

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The Arts Project at Penn State Lehigh Valley allows interested community members to take non-credit arts classes in various areas and at various levels.

Summer 2018 Workshop Details

Schedule

Classes will not meet the week of July 2.

Cost 

Please note: There is a 10% discount for senior citizens and Penn State Lehigh Valley employees. Call 610-285-5261 for the associated discount code.

Summer 2018 Courses Available

Drawing and Painting Design Fundamentals

A look into a drawing course that is part of the Arts Project program at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

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This class will cover basic drawing techniques which may include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, various kinds of erasers, markers, styluses, and various metals (such as silverpoint). A variety of drawing surfaces and design concepts will be explored. 

Wednesdays
May 16-August 8, 2018

 

10 a.m. - noon | Room 303 
Instructor: Ron De Long

Cost: $350

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Ceramics for Beginners

In this class students will have the opportunity to explore the technical challenges and creative discovery involved in working with clay. Designed just for beginners, this class will explore various hand building techniques (such as coil building and slab building), throwing on the poter’s wheel and experimenting with glazes. No prior ceramics or art knowledge is required.

Wednesdays, May 16-June 20, 2018
noon-2 p.m. | Room 301
Instructor: Corianne Thompson

Cost: $185

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Basic Jewelry and Metalwork

A look into a jewelry making course through Penn State Lehigh Valley's Arts Project program.

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Explore the technical challenges and creative discovery of designing and creating your own jewelry.  In this class, designed just for beginners, students will learn to fabricate (saw, sand, solder), cast texture, polish and set stones in unique and personal designs.  No prior metalsmithing or art knowledge is necessary. Students will be required to purchase materials such as metal, findings, solder and stones.  

Tuesdays
June 19-August 7, 2018 
TIME CHANGE: 10:00 a.m-noon  | Room 301 
Instructor: Ann Lalik 

Cost: $220

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Advanced Jewelry and Metalwork

This class is designed for students who are familiar with the basics of metalsmithing and jewelry making, such as fabricating, casting, finishing and simple stone setting.  Students will develop individual ideas and explore new concepts.  Technical demonstrations will be offered at the students’ request. Students will be required to purchase materials such as metal, findings, solder, and stones. 

Tuesdays, May 15-August 7, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - noon | Room 301 
Instructor: Ann Lalik

Cost: $350

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