How to create Observational Charcoal Drawings.
Today was the beginning of our three day mini photo 101 camp. As we are learning to take our camera’s off auto, we focused on Aperture Today. The photos in this post were taken by students during the workshop today. APERTURE: The aperture of a lens is how wide the lenses opens when you takeContinue reading “Aperture – Day 1 Photo Camp”
My first Pop Up Open Studio was so much fun. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ― Pablo Picasso Thanks for coming and creating with me! XO, Jamie
Hi Parents and Students, The First Session of Classes is now over! I leave Wednesday morning to see my daughter in Spain. Yes, I am a little excited to see her. The Next Session begins on November 8th. You can find Registration Information Here. Most classes are already full. If you did not registerContinue reading “End of First Session”
Art Classes at PFA resume the week of September 13th. I am working on the curriculum for the upcoming sessions. I like to have a little flexibility so we can explore mediums that the group may be interested in. At the same time, I understand it’s much easier to decide what sessions to register forContinue reading “Adult Art Classes”
As our last glass project, some of the Teen and Adult students made these lovely Glass Frit paintings. I just love these! Some of them I took to a full fuse, others I did a custom fuse so the frit could retain some of the texture. I thought they turned out beautifully and look soContinue reading “Painting with Glass Frit”
After our introduction to glass fusion through the making of frames, students in the Teen and Adult Classes were given the opportunity to continue their experimentation with glass by completing a full fusion glass project. Design Basics for a Full Fuse A Full Fuse results in a finished piece that is smooth on top withContinue reading “Full Fusion Glass Tiles and Bowls”
The adult and teen class had a great time learning about glass fusion. We learned how to cut glass and how to layer it to achieve different effects. Glass Cutting Cut on smooth side. First cut is a score line – cut from one edge to the next. Hold it straight up and down toContinue reading “Glass Fusion Frames and Mirrors”
In the adult class, we finished our acrylic painting series last week. Here is a look at some of the paintings completed in the Adult Acrylic Painting Class: We have moved on to Glass Fusion. Can’t wait to see what this group creates with glass! Have a great weekend! Jamie
Welcome to the New Year! Now that Christmas is over, I am hoping I can share a sampling of our ceramic clocks. I hope you enjoyed receiving them as much as we enjoyed making them.