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at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Students will bring a chair of their choice to class and reupholster it. Some sewing is involved in the majority of chairs brought in. A supply list will be handed out on the first day of class. Our apologies, no storage facilities are available.


6 sessions

Metals II

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging and advanced stone setting are the focus. Learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Fabricate hollow rings, Develop and create your own ideas. Metal II students are encouraged to attend open studio sessions each Sunday 9-2, free of charge. ...


8 sessions

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Metals I

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this beginning level jewelry making class, learn the basic techniques of metalsmithing. During the eight week course you will create a minimum of four professionally finished projects (for example, rings, earrings, pendants or bracelets) in sterling silver while learning layout, sawing, forging, texturing, filing, polishing, soldering, and basic...


8 sessions

Thursday Apr 26th, 11am

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Landscape Painting

at The Art League

This outdoor class focuses on composition, value, and color relationships. Students examine the property of light and hoe it reveals form and color. Instruction includes demonstrations for newcomers to plein air (outdoor) painting. Class is held indoors during inclement weather.  Locations may not be metro accessible and students are responsible...


4 sessions


at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students design and create a fine art mosaic piece using a variety of materials such as glass, ceramic, stone, shell, metal, and polymer. Planning and design, including selection of materials, methods and tools will be covered. Several projects will be offered, or students may bring in a project of their choice with instructor guidance.  A materials...


9 sessions

Palette Knife Oil Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

With just a palette knife and ten colors, Diane teaches a wet on wet painting technique which is fun and uniquely different. You will learn color theory, composition, perspective and how to enhance your drawing and painting skills. Work on the subject matter of your own choice and at your own pace.  All skill levels are welcome and no experience...


National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...

Wednesday Apr 25th, 11:30am

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Intro To Digital Photography

at Journey Photo Academy

This course provides an exciting 3h glimpse into the world of photography. Lead by expert photographers, it will take students on a journey through the fundamental photography concepts necessary to consistently produce exceptional photographs. Designed to be a highly condensed version of our more lengthy 6 week premier course. By the end of this...

Saturday Apr 28th, 1pm

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Basic Drawing (Adult)

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This adult class provides first-time/beginning students with a solid foundation in drawing. Working with pencil and charcoal, students learn to use line, value, gesture, and perspective. Students also learn to develop the ability to see as artists. The class works with a variety of subjects including still life, landscape and occasionally figure. Students...


5 sessions

Making Pottery with Press Molds

at District Clay Center - Langdon
2414 Douglas St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20018

Blair Clemo will demonstrate teach a hands-on two workshop on a wide range of innovative techniques for making and use plaster press molds.  Press molds easily allow you to create complex and dynamic ware as well as to add exciting features to wheel thrown and hand built pots.  Aimed at keeping mold making simple and direct, Blair will teach...


2 sessions

Furniture Making 101

at The Wood Workers Club - Rockville
11910 Parklawn Dr, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This class is designed for those who are ready to build their first piece of furniture or who desire to improve their furniture making skills. A strong emphasis will be on proper milling of materials with jointers, planers & table saw work. Once materials are milled, student evolve to the use of hand held power tools and dust extractors. A natural...


4 sessions

Beginning Sewing II-Express

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

The time-conscious sewer will learn during two sessions to construct a skirt with a fitted waistband, darts and a zipper. Beginning Sewing I or basic sewing skills recommended.


2 sessions

Life Drawing

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

The Life Drawing series is an independent figure drawing class that allows students to work from a nude model in your choice of mediums. While skill level is varied, there is no immediate instruction allowing each student to practice their drawing skills at their own pace. The Life Drawing series at Hillyer Art Space is the perfect opportunity...


5 sessions

Introduction to Digital Photography

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Learn how to get out of Auto mode and use your camera to its fullest potential! Students will learn how to adjust the lens aperture and shutter speed to manipulate depth of field and motion effects. Other topics include: lenses ISO exposure modes histograms exposure compensation the rules of composition and more. Students will leave...


4 sessions

Monday May 7th, 7pm

Friday Figure Drawing

at Arts Club of Washington - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
2017 I St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Classical painter Teresa Oaxaca will coordinate figure drawing sessions Fridays from 10:30 am to 2 pm. Students at all levels are welcome at these uninstructed sessions using traditional drawing media.