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January 2019

Yoga in the Gallery

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is pleased to announce the return of our Yoga in the Gallery program. These classes offer a new way to experience and interact with art installations in our North Floor Gallery. Under the instruction of Casey Bakula, students are invited to come relax, refresh, and refocus while surrounding themselves with beautiful works in our North Floor Gallery. This is part of our new Yoga in the Gallery series, which takes place on Saturdays throughout the…

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Exploring Sashiko and Hand-Stitching with Aaron Sanders Head

Participants will learn the basics behind hand-stitching, as well as the stitches and patterns of Sashiko stitching. After learning the basic rules of Sashiko, participants will then be encouraged to bend those rules and develop their own stitching voice.  Participants will learn the meditative and mindful properties of hand-stitching, and learn to read Sashiko patterns.  Students are provided with naturally dyed fabric for stitching on, along with Sashiko thread and other naturally dyed thread for stitching with, and students will leave with at least…

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February 2019

Foraging Natural Color: Berry Inks with Nathan Harper

In week 1 of our 4 part Foraging Natural Color: Drawing series students will learn how to make artist quality drawing and writing ink out of berries that can be found locally. Materials supplied by student: Small jars with lids, mortar and pestle, fine mesh strainer and a funnel. Optional: brushes or pens and paper to test your new ink on! Any berries that you want to bring yourself. This workshop will take place in the Lowe Mill A&E Classroom,…

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Foraging Natural Color: Drawing – A Four Part Workshop with Nathan Harper

For this four part workshop we will be focusing on how to produce works of drawing from materials we can find in our own back yards. From berries to beeswax and even dirt, each class will focus on a different material and how it can be used in relation to the discipline of Drawing. Sign up for the entire series for $100 (available only until night of first class) or sign up for individual classes for $35. Classes are four…

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Encaustics for the Novice with Kimberly Hart

This workshop is a  mini overview to encaustics that gives students a practical introduction to the encaustic process. You have a chance to explore the process in a safe comfortable work environment. The workshop is ideal for anyone curious or interested in encaustic painting. Skill level: novice to beginner We will Cover: Primer to wax Health and safety How to start encaustics Basic techniquesTechniques: • Fusing • Brushing • Preparing an encaustic ground • Texture • Layering • Inscribed Lines…

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Foraging Natural Color: Earth Pigments with Nathan Harper

  In the second class of our four part Foraging Natural Color: Drawing series we will be focusing on earth materials–such as rocks and clay that can be found in your local area. We will walk through how and where to find usable rocks, how to break them down, and their application to art-making. Students will leave with a jar of pigment of their very own and an art material made from the pigments. Supplies to bring-  Two jars with lids,…

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Yoga in the Gallery

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is pleased to announce the return of our Yoga in the Gallery program. These classes offer a new way to experience and interact with art installations in our North Floor Gallery. Under the instruction of Casey Bakula, students are invited to come relax, refresh, and refocus while surrounding themselves with beautiful works in our North Floor Gallery. This is part of our new Yoga in the Gallery series, which takes place on Saturdays throughout the…

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Functional Ceramics with Jessica Smith

Indulge your inner artist in this one-day ceramic workshop suitable for the teenager or adult. Each participant will be guided along as we take a lump of clay and turn it into a functional ceramic plate. Basic forming techniques will be introduced. You will also learn about a technique called “sprigging,” which is a molding process suitable for functional and sculptural ware. Please note that your work must be fired in a kiln and will not be immediately available to…

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Foraging Natural Color: Beeswax Crayons with Nathan Harper

In the third class of our four part Foraging Natural Color: Drawing series we will be focusing on creating beeswax based crayons.  We will break up rocks and minerals and prepare them to be made into crayons.  Student may bring rocks or any pigment (as long as it is in a dry format) and we can experiment with making crayons out of it! Supplies to bring- Heavy duty paper,  Optional- pigment from the last class, your own hot plate, any dry…

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Two-Day Book Binding Workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn to make a traditional sewn book? In this two-day workshop, you will learn how to make a flat back cased -in book. We will make two styles of the same structure. This is a two-day workshop, Saturday February 16th at 10:00 AM-4:00 PM and Sunday February 17th at 12:00 PM-6:00 PM. Please sign up either at the studio or online Tickets . While some binding experience is great, it is not necessary. Limited to 4 students.

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