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Visual Arts

ACRYLIC PAINTING BASICS AND BEYOND


Teaching Artist -  Will Fleishell
Visual Arts
01/06/2020 - 03/09/2020
Monday
6:15-8:30pm
Tuition - $330.00

Beginners will get an introduction to material handling, safety and basic color theory and will learn to paint from a simple, but challenging still life. Experienced and continuing painting students will learn techniques to refine their skills and paint from more complex subject matter. All materials are supplied. Students should wear old clothes and bring one roll of paper towels.
*No classes on 1/20 or 2/17.

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DRAWING STUDIO


Teaching Artist -  Carolina Mayorga
Visual Arts
01/07/2020 - 02/25/2020
Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $320.00

Build on fundamental concepts of drawing and 2-D media. Creative assignments include portrait, landscape and still-life. Realism and abstraction are encouraged as well as individual experimentation with different drawing media and techniques.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING


Teaching Artist -  Carolina Mayorga
Visual Arts
01/08/2020 - 02/26/2020
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $320.00

Learn fundamental concepts of drawing and 2D media. Foundational elements are reinforced through varied techniques, materials, experimentation, theory and examples in art history.

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LIFE DRAWING


Teaching Artist -  Ellen Cornett
Visual Arts
01/09/2020 - 02/27/2020
Thursday
6:45-8:45pm
Tuition - $320.00

Working from nude models students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction customized for each student and complemented with theory and examples in art history.Prior drawing experience required. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class.

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Ceramics

CERAMICS II/III- ADVANCED


Teaching Artist -  Rebecca Bock
Ceramics
01/06/2020 - 03/02/2020
Monday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $310.00

Demonstrations focus on more advanced throwing techniques- lids, throwing off the hump, platters, and coil throwing, as well as, instruction in techniques like sgraffito, relief printing, and working with stains. Class includes glaze instruction and advanced slip techniques.
*No class on 1/20 or 2/17.

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HAND-BUILDING WORKSHOP


Teaching Artist -  Katherine Coplen
Ceramics
03/09/2020 - 03/30/2020
Monday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $160.00

Explore slab construction, slump molds, hump molds, cut outs, and more in this hand-building class. Build a tiny house for votives, a wide serving platter, or the huge coffee mug of your dreams -- or all three and more!

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CERAMICS I- BASICS


Teaching Artist -  Kate Vivenzio
Ceramics
01/07/2020 - 03/03/2020
Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $350.00

Create beautiful decorative or functional finished ceramic pieces of art. Learn basic hand-building, wheel throwing and glazing techniques as well as how to use the various tools in the studio to realize your creative vision. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours.
*No class on 2/18.

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CERAMICS II- INTERMEDIATE


Teaching Artist -  Meredith Vining
Ceramics
01/09/2020 - 02/27/2020
Thursday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $350.00

Learn, practice and perfect basic to advanced ceramic skills. Wheel throwing and hand building and finishing techniques will be covered. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours.

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VESSELS WORKSHOP


Teaching Artist -  Meredith Vining
Ceramics
03/05/2020 - 03/26/2020
Thursday
6:30-8:30pm
Tuition - $160.00

Bowls, vases, jars, flower pots, pitchers — anything that can hold liquid and more! You will be taught techniques to shape and design pieces for functional and decorative use. Some experience required.

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CERAMICS I/II- BEGINNERS AND BEYOND


Teaching Artist -  Alannah Kittle
Ceramics
01/11/2020 - 03/07/2020
Saturday
10:00-12:00pm
Tuition - $350.00

Design your own project under the guidance of an experienced instructor. From wheel to sculpture to hand building, this is an excellent forum for exchanging ideas, developing techniques and creating functional and art pieces. Some experience required. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours.
*No class on 2/15.

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GLAZE WORKSHOP


Teaching Artist -  Alannah Kittle
Ceramics
03/14/2020 - 04/04/2020
Saturday
10:00-12:00pm
Tuition - $160.00

Expand your glazing skills by learning new techniques in this mini-session. The class will cover surface design using colored slips, underglazes, and stains, as well as glazing techniques such as marbelizing, wax resisting, and atomizing. No knowledge of wheel throwing is required; students will be engaging in hand-building only. It is recommended that students bring 2-3 pieces of unglazed bisqueware to use for this class.

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Dance

TAP


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement
01/06/2020 - 03/09/2020
Monday
6:00-6:55pm
Tuition - $140.00

Learn to shuffle, flap, and all the basics to get you moving. Students should have tap shoes and wear comfortable clothes. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge.
*No class on 1/20, 2/17, 3/2.

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JAZZ


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement
01/06/2020 - 03/09/2020
Monday
7:00-7:55pm
Tuition - $140.00

Come stretch, move, and dance! This Luigi inspired jazz class will include floor exercises based on centering, isolation, strength building, and balance. A new combination of steps will be introduced each class to work on coordination. No formal training or experience is needed. Please come to class in ballet shoes or bare feet.
*No class on 1/20, 2/17, or 3/2.

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BALLET


Teaching Artist -  Heather Whyte
Dance/Movement
01/06/2020 - 03/09/2020
Monday
8:00-8:55pm
Tuition - $140.00

This class emphasizes the fundamentals of ballet and encourages ballet as a means of improved body awareness, poise, grace, musicality, flexibility, and self-expression. Classes are structured to include warm-up exercises, barre technique and center floor work. Ballet shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended. No prior dance experience required. Returning students will build on prior knowledge.
*No class on 1/20, 2/17, or 3/2

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NOWDANCE


Teaching Artist -  Sandra Atkinson
Dance/Movement
01/30/2020 - 03/05/2020
Thursday
7:30-8:45pm
Tuition - $150.00

NOWDance by LSDT is a series of open level contemporary dance forms offered to the community. Through this six week series of dance classes, participants will experience several genres of dance with the goal of exploring how dance functions in the 21st century dance space. Every class will be taught by a LSDT Teaching Artist with some local guest artists from the DMV. Students will have the opportunity to perform movement learned throughout the series. Come dance with us at CHAW!

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