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Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

4-D Wooden Sculpture

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Design and create a wood sculpture, planning for the changes that occur as the wood ages and matures.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

A Hat a Day

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Make a hat a day, from caps to tams.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

A Journey in Watercolors

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Discover the versatility and beauty of watercolor painting through demonstrated techniques and hands-on practice in producing a finished painting.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

A Week of Photo Challenges

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Intermediate
Learn techniques that will widen your field of creative expression by taking on daily photographic challenges.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Adobe Lightroom

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Discover why Lightroom is the leading software in the photographic industry
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Advanced Hand Building Pottery

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Intermediate
Learn more advanced pottery skills and techniques while making a lattice cut bowl, nesting ware and woven pieces.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Art Appreciation: A Moment in Time

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
A daily exploration of singular master artworks intended to transport the viewer to a particular moment in time of monumental consequence. Students will engage in "active seeing" to explore the artwork's form and content.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Art Nouveau Illustration

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the characteristic shapes and styles of Art Nouveau and how it can be utilized in your own home decor, artwork and other projects.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Batik Art Made Easy! Pd 3

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Paint on fabric using hot wax and cold-water fabric dye using the batik painting process! NOTE: This 1-period class is offered in 2 different periods. Take one or both!
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Batik Art Made Easy! Pd 4

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Paint on fabric using hot wax and cold-water fabric dye using the batik painting process! NOTE: This 1-period class is offered in 2 different periods. Take one or both!
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Beginning Needle Felting

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Beginner
Discover the amazing sculptable properties of wool by needle felting a sleepy baby animal.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Beginning or Refresher Knitting

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Beginner
Knit a simple dishcloth and gain the skills to knit other projects.
Period 5
Class Spans
1 Period

Braided: Intricate Hair Designs

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the history and importance of braiding in different cultures, as well the basics of creating different types of braids.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Chinese Calligraphy

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the the fundamentals and basic history of Chinese calligraphy.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Colored Pencil Drawing

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the techniques to create a wide variety of illustration types, from cartoonish to realistic.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Creating a Stone Medicine Pendant

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Designs and create a stone pendant
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Creative Textile Reuse

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Create beautiful and useful items from materials that would otherwise be thrown away.
Period 1
Class Spans
4 Periods

Dovetail Chest with Forged Hardware

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Make a wooden chest from start to finish, including forging the hardware
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Drawing for All Levels: Boxes to Bones

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn fundamentail drawing skills and concepts to accurately draw from observation.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Found Object Sculpture

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Take a journey through the art of assemblage and build-up as sculptural processes.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Functional and Fun Pottery

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
This class offers students a hands-on approach to creating pieces with different functions built in a variety of ways: coil, pinch, and hand building.
Evening Events
Class Spans

Gallery Talks

Available:
  • Week 1
Available:
  • Week 2
Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Gallery Talks: Monday through Friday at 6:30 PM ET ~ Artist talks on various art forms. FREE VIRTUAL Weeks 1 & 2: Gallery Talks stream on the Common Ground on the Hill YouTube Channel IN-PERSON Week 3: Gallery Talks at Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Hats & Fascinators

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn to make an outstanding hat or fascinator, or both.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Indigo Dye Magic

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn natural indigo dyeing methods
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Intro to Hand-Carved Signs

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn to hand carve a wooden sign.