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Summer Workshops, 2016

Two- 6 week sessions:
sign up for one or both.

Summer Session I:
May 16- June 24

Summer Session II:
June 27 - August 12

(Classes will not meet the week of July 11)

Tuition: $175 per 6 week session

10% discount for Senior Citizen and PSLV employees

Registration for the Summer Sessions will open February 28.

 
ceramics

Ceramics for Beginners

Designed just for beginners, this class will explore various hand building techniques, throwing on the potter’s wheel and experimenting with glazes. The Raku firing process will be introduced (see video below). Students will be required to purchase their own pottery tools.

Tuesday | 4 - 6 p.m. | Room 301 
Instructor: Corianne Thompson

Register for Summer I: Ceramics for Beginners (May 17 – June 21) >>

Register for Summer II Ceramics for Beginners (June 30 – August 11) >>

Drawing and Painting Design Fundamentals

This class, for the beginner and experienced artist will cover basic elements and principles of design through various drawing and painting experiences. First time students will be taught a series of drawing exercises that will lead the student to independent work. Returning students will explore more advanced drawing and painting experiences guided by the instructor. Traditional drawing, painting and print media will be explored.

Thursday | 10 - noon | Room 303
Instructor: Ron De Long

Register for Summer I: Drawing and Painting Design Fundamentals (May 19 – June 23) >>

Register for Summer II: Drawing and Painting Design Fundamentals (June 30 – August 11) >>

Beginning Jewelry and Metalwork

Explore the technical challenges and creative discovery of designing and creating your own jewelry.  In this class, designed just for beginners, students will learn to fabricate (saw, sand, solder), cast texture, polish and set stones in unique and personal designs.  No prior metalsmithing or art knowledge is required. Students will be required to purchase materials such as metal, findings, solder and stones.  

Tuesday | 1- 3 p.m. | Room 301
Instructor: Ann Lalik

Register for Summer I: Beginning Jewelry and Metalwork (May 17 – June 21) >>

Register for Summer II: Beginning Jewelry and Metalwork (June 30 – August 11) >>

Advanced Jewelry and Metalwork

This class is designed for students who are familiar with the basics of metalsmithing and jewelry making, such as fabricating, casting, finishing and simple stone setting.  Students will develop individual ideas and explore new concepts.  Technical demonstrations will be offered at the students’ request. Students will be required to purchase materials such as metal, findings, solder, and stones. 

Tuesday | 10- Noon | Room 301
Instructor: Ann Lalik

Register for Summer I: Advanced Jewelry Making (May 17 – June 21) >>

Register for Summer II: Advanced Jewelry Making (June 28 – August 9) >>


 
corianne and class raku firing

Raku Firing at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Creating Ceramic Vessels and Raku Firing


 

CONTACT:

For more information about this program and for discount codes, contact:

Ann Lalik
610-285-5261
aal13@psu.edu


gallery

Be sure to check out the
current and upcoming
exhibits at The Ronald K. De Long Gallery
at Penn State Lehigh Valley