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Ireland & Park

Sculptural Stringed Instrument Making

Peters Valley School of Craft

Whether you are a musician who wants to learn woodworking to make your instrument, a woodworker who would like to learn the elements of string instrument or someone just looking for a fun week, this is the class for you.

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Zandalee-Montero--2b

Chair Caning and Seat Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

This is a workshop for beginners looking to learn the art of chair caning and seat weaving.

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Musical Instruments from Found Objects

Peters Valley School of Craft

Explore the vast and surprising sound making possibilities hidden in common materials, and develop that exploration into finished instruments.

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Handmade Shoes

Cordwainer Craft: Making Classic Handmade Leather Shoes

Peters Valley School of Craft

Using original tin patterns from the 1920s, learn about basic pattern-making and in this steady-paced class will move forward from there. From start to finish, this process is 100% hands-on shoe work.

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Lauren Raine

Mask Arts: Myth, Portrait & More

Peters Valley School of Craft

Participants will learn to sculpt from their own faces, creating durable theatrical masks and artwork. The mask or sculpture is created from different grades of vegetable tanned leather.

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Photo by Laurie Klein

Capturing Creativity

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this two-day workshop, we’ll use a variety of fun improvisational games, cross-discipline exercises, and heightened emotional observation, to entice creativity and generate new boundary stretching material.

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Anna Gunnarsdottir

Explorations in Felt & Lighting

Peters Valley School of Craft

This felting workshop lead by Icelandic artist Anna Gunnarsdottir will explore both sculpture possibilities and lighting.

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Wendy Weiss

Warp Ikat: Pattern & Natural Dye

Peters Valley School of Craft

Create repeating patterns using warp resist dyeing with natural dye on cotton yarn. Learn how to prepare and dye a warp in one or more colors and weave it with surprising weave structures.

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Cathryn at the TC2

Imagery &Color in Jacquard Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

The TC2 is a handloom that digitally controls every thread in the warp independently. This expands the range of options for explorations in imagery, color, texture and dimension in the woven matrix- while reducing the learning curve because multiple ideas can be tested simultaneously and rapidly.

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Vision & Touch: Dynamic Surfaces in Mixed Media and Wax–Workshop & Art Retreat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Lisa JonesMoore

TEXTURES, COLORS, PATTERNS, SHAPES! They are everywhere, especially in the magnificent country of Mexico. Using both mixed media and encaustic wax techniques, discover how to combine these rich ingredients to create a beautiful work of art, utilizing small “tacTILES” that you will assemble into a larger work. All levels welcome!

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Mosaic Art Workshop in

Hacienda MOSAICO: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Create a beautiful mosaic in a tropical, art-filled setting. Studio is open 24–7 and the workshop includes breakfast and lunch on a beautifully enclosed walled Hacienda. There is inspiration and art all around!

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