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Challenge yourself and expand your skills with Art Classes at UNM Continuing Education. There's something for everyone! Take advantage of the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. No matter if you’re just a beginner or a long time artist, our experienced instructors will work with you to maximize your skills. We offer classes and instruction for all levels of experience.


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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02170
$110
1/9/2019 - 2/20/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPA‐PE

02198
$240
1/10/2019 - 2/28/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship. In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing. Note: There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02199
$240
1/10/2019 - 2/28/2019
Thu 5:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Lisa Shatriya Ward
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02170
$110
1/10/2019 - 2/21/2019
Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPB‐PE

02198
$240
1/12/2019 - 3/2/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPC‐PE

02198
$240
1/12/2019 - 3/2/2019
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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Calling aspiring artists of all levels! Learn to draw using Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, the most widely used drawing instruction book in the world. Based brain research discoveries, the exercises in this book help release your creative potential and tap into the special abilities of the visual, perceptual, right hemisphere of the brain. Note: Bring a pencil, eraser, and typing paper to the first class where a complete supply list will be given. Required text is Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition, Edwards. Text is available at Amazon.com. Approximate cost of materials is $45.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02154
$145
1/22/2019 - 3/12/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
CE South Building

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This is a non‐denominational spiritual workshop, 8 weeks in duration, aimed at freeing people's creativity. The Artist's Way is a course in discovering and/or rediscovering one's creative self, a program to empower working, aspiring, and/or blocked artists. It is for artists and non‐artists – for all creative people–anyone interested in living more creatively through practicing an art‐‐ even more broadly, anyone interested in practicing the art of creative living. This program links creativity to spirituality by showing in nondenominational terms how to tap into the higher power that connects human creativity with the creative energies of the universe. With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life, students will be led through a comprehensive intarospective program to recover their creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self‐sabotage and other inhibiting forces, replacing them with artistic confidence and productivity. Whatever one's spiritual orientation, The Artist's Way will resonate in your creative mind with truth, wisdom, and inspiration. Required Text: The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02151
$179
1/22/2019 - 4/9/2019
Tue 9:00 AM ‐ 11:30 AM
Susan Lundy
CE South Building

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You'll work from a live model and study the structure of the human skull and muscles of the neck and shoulders in this introduction to drawing the human head. The course emphasizes basic proportions and techniques of shading with light and dark tones. Come to the first class prepared to draw and bring sketch paper 14x17 inches or larger and drawing pencils. Note: A $30 model fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02162
$165
1/24/2019 - 3/14/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
Aragon Studio ‐ SE Area

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This class is for the beginning sculpture student. We will work experiment with different types of clay; terra‐cotta, fiber clay, and Sculpy as an introduction to sculpting. We will do several projects; the human head in miniature, the human figure, and sculpt some animal figurines of the students choice. For the first session please bring the following; a piece of wood or plastic about 12 x 12 inches, a plastic garbage bag, any sculpting tools you may have, and a sack lunch. NOTE: A clay fee of $50.00 will be payable at the first session

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02190
$170
1/26/2019 - 3/16/2019
Sat 10:30 AM ‐ 2:30 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
Aragon Studio ‐ SE Area

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Join us for a one‐day intensive in mural painting! Trompe L'oeil is French for 'fool the eye', and it is the process of using light and shadow to create a seemingly 3‐dimensional object on a flat surface. Used in combination with mural painting, an artist can create Trompe L'oeil elements such as stone block, window arches, columns, shutters, urns and tile. These can be com‐plimented with realistic natural elements such as landscape, sky, plants, water and sunsets. The focus is on earning and practicing painting tech‐niques. Some experience in basic drawing or hand painting is helpful. Stu‐dents will leave this workshop with lots of new painting skills and confi‐dence in painting a wide variety of still life and landscape features! Learn painting techniques and create a realistic 3 foot x 4 foot mural painting on canvas suitable for home display! NOTE: An additional $30 fee is payable to the in‐structor at first class for materials which will be provided (which includes 3x4' canvas, all paints, brushes and supplies)

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02217
$100
1/26/2019
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE North Building

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Materials list is located at http://ce.unm.edu/registration/materials.html

Section SPA‐PE

02152
$85
1/28/2019 - 2/18/2019
Mon 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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The Art Frameworks Series covers the basic concepts and vocabulary of the visual art elements and principles. This class on Color focuses on key concepts as well as mood and meaning. Learn basic color theory, color groups and manipulate the color palette. A tissue collage project will allow you to experiment with pleasing warm amd cool harmonies.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment A $10 materials fee is paid the to instructor at the first class.

Section SPA‐PE

01152
$29
1/29/2019 - 2/5/2019
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 7:30 PM
Loree Nalin
CE South Building

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This unique technique of acrylic painting leaves you with one of a kind results. No brush, no pallet. Simply pour and watch the effects and cells come to life. Learn how to combine common household materials such as glue, WD‐40 and acrylic paint to create an eye‐catching work of art! You will be amazed and have such a rewarding creative experience making works of art on a variety of surfaces, using a variety of techniques, ingredients and tools! Instructor, Cynthia Mulvaney, will walk you through this mesmerizing process and share her experiences with working on acrylic pouring. NOTE: A $25 supply fee will be collected at the class for all supplies which the instructor will provide.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02291
$100
2/2/2019
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE North Building

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This course is for all sculpture students. We will work in terra‐cotta clay from a live model. Basic blocking and modeling techniques will be covered as well as study of the anatomy of the skull, neck, back, and shoulder structures. Illusionistic techniques for rendering of eyes and hair will be demonstrated. Bring a plastic garbage bag, spritz bottle and sack lunch to the first class. Note: A clay and model fee of $40 is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02191
$170
2/4/2019 - 2/8/2019
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:30 AM ‐ 2:30 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
Aragon Studio ‐ SE Area

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Join us and learn the basics of oil painting. You will learn the characteristics of oil as a medium, explore color and value relationships, and consider approaches for designing compelling compositions. Demonstrations and discussions with an emphasis on individual's interests and projects will follow.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02188
$105
2/4/2019 - 3/11/2019
Mon 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Mindy Bradford
CE North Building

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Experiment with mixed media materials and techniques to explore personal expression without limitations! Develop diversity and style with contour drawing, drawing still life, figure and abstract drawing. We will keep a sketchbook of ideas and explorations to keep us engaged with drawing and how we perceive the world around us. A variety of materials; pencils, brushes, paints, marker, and crayons, will be used to freely explore and focus on being in the moment and acting on inspirations! Bring an 11x14 ‐ 60lb Sketch pad and drawing pencils 4B or higher to the first class. Additional materials list will be discussed at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02242
$120
2/5/2019 - 2/26/2019
Tue 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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Experiment with mixed media materials and techniques to explore personal expression without limitations! Develop diversity and style with contour drawing, drawing still life, figure and abstract drawing. We will keep a sketchbook of ideas and explorations to keep us engaged with drawing and how we perceive the world around us. A variety of materials; pencils, brushes, paints, marker, and crayons, will be used to freely explore and focus on being in the moment and acting on inspirations! Bring an 11x14 ‐ 60lb Sketch pad and drawing pencils 4B or higher to the first class. Additional materials list will be discussed at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02242
$120
2/6/2019 - 2/27/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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Never tried painting, but always wanted to? This class is for you! Designed for beginners, this course focuses on creativity, not technique. You'll learn basic principles of color and applying paint to canvas in a comfortable environment. Through demonstrations and personal input from the instructor, you'll explore how to use personal‐painting genres, mood, and imagination to create a successful painting. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Approximate cost of materials is $60.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02169
$110
2/7/2019 - 3/14/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Ann Hart Marquis
CE North Building

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This class will incorporate a combination of drawing lines and painting fluid washes to create images that will emerge as an organic whole. There are no limitations to the possibilities of expression! This freeform, abstract technique will apply principles of line, value, contrast and composition with figure and still life. Materials will include bamboo brushes, water color brushes, ink, poster paint, reed pens and drawing paper. The first class will incorporate a demo and info about materials. Bring a Med. 80lb18x24 drawing pad, one jar of back poster paint, large plastic cup and a #6 and #12 round watercolor brush to the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02243
$120
2/7/2019 - 2/28/2019
Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Materials list is located at http://ce.unm.edu/registration/materials.html

Section SPB‐PE

02152
$85
2/8/2019 - 3/1/2019
Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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This unique technique of acrylic painting leaves you with one of a kind results. No brush, no pallet. Simply pour and watch the effects and cells come to life. Learn how to combine common household materials such as glue, WD‐40 and acrylic paint to create an eye‐catching work of art! You will be amazed and have such a rewarding creative experience making works of art on a variety of surfaces, using a variety of techniques, ingredients and tools! Instructor, Cynthia Mulvaney, will walk you through this mesmerizing process and share her experiences with working on acrylic pouring. NOTE: A $25 supply fee will be collected at the class for all supplies which the instructor will provide.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPB‐PE

02291
$100
2/9/2019
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE South Building

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Learn the basics of Mosaic Tiling and acquire the tools to grow in this art for years to come. Learn to design, cut and grout your piece. Take home a unique, beautiful finished project. A $30 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02215
$95
2/9/2019 - 2/10/2019
Sun, Sat 11:00 AM ‐ 3:30 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE North Building

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Enjoy an Albuquerque "staycation " exploring interesting historical and urban places with a sketchbook journal and camera or other photo device. Learn how to make your travel journal your most valued souvenir. Practice basic observation and artistic skills to quick sketch, paint, photograph and write wherever you are. You will learn a variety of techniques to effectively tell the story of your travels and daily life. Improve your images and apply the artistic concepts of composition, value, natural perspective, color and more. Each week the class will meet in a different location.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. A $10 materials fee is paid to the Instructor at the first class.

Section SPA‐PE

02163
$120
2/10/2019 - 3/10/2019
Sun 1:00 PM ‐ 4:30 PM
Evelyn Sunny Birklund
ABQ Botanical Gardens

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This is an entry level course for people who have never had experience with Japanese style brush‐and‐ink painting (sumi‐e). It is also a continuing course for previous students. We will learn the basic philosophy behind the practice of this art‐form through learning and practicing the fundamental techniques which are used in all aspects of sumi‐e. The techniques are simple, and when put together students will be able to create quality aesthetically pleasing works of art. In this art‐form practice makes perfect. Because repetition is involved, students will go through many sheets of rice paper. We will progress from simple lines to full landscapes, and you will be creating works of art by the end of the course. Note: Materials List and syllabus available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02172
$149
2/16/2019 - 4/20/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
George Leone
CE North Building

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An extensive two day workshop exploring the monotype. This class is designed for the novice with little or no printing experience and the experienced. Monotype is simple to do and extremely rewarding. The monotype, a painterly process, can open your eyes to a whole new range of possibilities in your creative works while having fun with your surprising results. The class will cover a wide range of techniques including additive or light field method, subtractive or dark field method, mixing of inks, ink rolling methods, masking and stencils, viscosity, plate and plate and paper registration and the use of the ghost print. Participants will learn how to get strong impressions with the use of rolling pins wooden spoons and pin press. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. There will be a PowerPoint and discussion on artists that do monotypes such as Klee, Matisse, Gauguin, Chagall, Picasso and contemporary artists. On completion of the class, you will have finished art pieces of your own to take home!

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02150
$145
2/16/2019 - 2/23/2019
Sat 11:00 AM ‐ 6:00 PM
Sasha Wasko
CE South Building

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Join us for a one‐day intensive in mural painting! Trompe L'oeil is French for 'fool the eye', and it is the process of using light and shadow to create a seemingly 3‐dimensional object on a flat surface. Used in combination with mural painting, an artist can create Trompe L'oeil elements such as stone block, window arches, columns, shutters, urns and tile. These can be com‐plimented with realistic natural elements such as landscape, sky, plants, water and sunsets. The focus is on earning and practicing painting tech‐niques. Some experience in basic drawing or hand painting is helpful. Stu‐dents will leave this workshop with lots of new painting skills and confi‐dence in painting a wide variety of still life and landscape features! Learn painting techniques and create a realistic 3 foot x 4 foot mural painting on canvas suitable for home display! NOTE: An additional $30 fee is payable to the in‐structor at first class for materials which will be provided (which includes 3x4' canvas, all paints, brushes and supplies)

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPB‐PE

02217
$100
2/24/2019
Sun 10:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE North Building

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Expand your jewelry making skills in this course for students who have completed the Jewelry/Small Metals and Silversmithing Beginning class. Develop your own projects and watch demonstrations as you explore advanced techniques in silver soldering, fabrication and stone‐setting including: unusually‐shaped bezels, incorporating found objects, cage/step/tube and traditional prong settings, fusing, reticulation, chain‐making, findings, repousse', marriage of metals, shot, hollow forms, making head and eye pins, and safe studio practices. Note: A $70 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02206
$230
2/25/2019 - 3/25/2019
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener, M.F.A.
Diener Studio: Call for directions 277‐0077

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Prepare to be adorned! In this Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing and Bench Skills course, you will learn the fundamentals of the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry, and how to work lavishly within a budget. Beginning with a series of sterling silver rings, you will learn how to size, texture, chase/stamp, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, pierce, drill, oxidize, hand‐polish, high‐polish with a buffing machine, and follow safe studio practices. You will also fabricate a bezel cup and set a cabochon stone. Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, brass and semi‐precious stones will be used. Local supply sources and discounts through Diener Studio will be addressed. Note: A $115 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02205
$230
2/26/2019 - 3/26/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener, M.F.A.
Diener Studio: Call for directions 277‐0077

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The Art Frameworks Series covers the basic concepts and vocabulary of the visual art elements and principles. This class on Color focuses on key concepts as well as mood and meaning. Learn basic color theory, color groups and manipulate the color palette. A tissue collage project will allow you to experiment with pleasing warm amd cool harmonies.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment A $10 materials fee is paid the to instructor at the first class.

Section SPB‐PE

01152
$29
2/26/2019 - 3/5/2019
Tue 2:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Loree Nalin
CE South Building

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Ready to learn how to add more feeling to your drawing? In this class for intermediate students, you'll explore ways to emphasize your point of view and use exaggeration, overstating, understating, and embellishments to evoke the emotion you want. Note: A material list is available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02157
$85
3/4/2019 - 3/25/2019
Mon 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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Find the passion and love of art, find your inner expression. Through the use of various techniques and media learn from the beginning what you need to do to empower your inner creative self. You will have hands‐on studio time as well as short lectures to help you develop your hidden talents. Note: A materials list is available at http://ce.unm.edu/registration/materials.html.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02178
$120
3/5/2019 - 4/9/2019
Tue 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Ralph Greene
Ralph Greene Studio

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Experiment with mixed media materials and techniques to explore personal expression without limitations! Develop diversity and style with contour drawing, drawing still life, figure and abstract drawing. We will keep a sketchbook of ideas and explorations to keep us engaged with drawing and how we perceive the world around us. A variety of materials; pencils, brushes, paints, marker, and crayons, will be used to freely explore and focus on being in the moment and acting on inspirations! Bring an 11x14 ‐ 60lb Sketch pad and drawing pencils 4B or higher to the first class. Additional materials list will be discussed at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPC‐PE

02242
$120
3/5/2019 - 3/26/2019
Tue 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPD‐PE

02198
$240
3/7/2019 - 4/25/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship. In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing. Note: There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPB‐PE

02199
$240
3/7/2019 - 4/25/2019
Thu 5:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Lisa Shatriya Ward
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class will incorporate a combination of drawing lines and painting fluid washes to create images that will emerge as an organic whole. There are no limitations to the possibilities of expression! This freeform, abstract technique will apply principles of line, value, contrast and composition with figure and still life. Materials will include bamboo brushes, water color brushes, ink, poster paint, reed pens and drawing paper. The first class will incorporate a demo and info about materials. Bring a Med. 80lb18x24 drawing pad, one jar of back poster paint, large plastic cup and a #6 and #12 round watercolor brush to the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02243
$120
3/7/2019 - 3/28/2019
Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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This class will incorporate a combination of drawing lines and painting fluid washes to create images that will emerge as an organic whole. There are no limitations to the possibilities of expression! This freeform, abstract technique will apply principles of line, value, contrast and composition with figure and still life. Materials will include bamboo brushes, water color brushes, ink, poster paint, reed pens and drawing paper. The first class will incorporate a demo and info about materials. Bring a Med. 80lb18x24 drawing pad, one jar of back poster paint, large plastic cup and a #6 and #12 round watercolor brush to the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPC‐PE

02243
$120
3/7/2019 - 3/28/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPE‐PE

02198
$240
3/9/2019 - 4/27/2019
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPF‐PE

02198
$240
3/9/2019 - 4/27/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship. In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing. Note: There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPC‐PE

02199
$240
3/9/2019 - 4/27/2019
Sat 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Lisa Shatriya Ward
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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Keeping with the skills learned in the original Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain class, we will continue to make amazing progress! Experience more challenges and further improve drawing ability. Drawing the still life, the figure, studies of nature, and drawing from both life and photographs will be covered, while experiencing the same comfortable pace and relaxing approach found in the original course. Approximate cost of materials is $45. Required Text: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, 4th Edition, Edwards. Text is available at Amazon.com.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02158
$145
3/19/2019 - 5/7/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
CE North Building

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This course is for anyone interest in learning to paint with watercolor. No previous experience in art, drawing or painting is required. We will learn how to confidently handle the mysterious medium of watercolor, and will begin to understand how to make your paintings wonderful. Each person is free to pursue his or her own subject or style in a judgement‐free zone. A materials list is available on the website.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02181
$125
3/19/2019 - 5/7/2019
Tue 1:00 PM ‐ 3:30 PM
Thomas Russ Howell
CE North Building

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Colored pencils are one of the most accessible mediums available to artists. Colored pencils allow the artist and incredible amount of control over the application, leading to highly detailed imagery. Using proper techniques, you can create fantastic works of art with these familiar tools. This is an intensive course on colored pencil techniques, with added in instruction in basic drawing. Note: A supply list is available at ce.unm.edu

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02164
$95
3/20/2019 - 4/10/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE South Building

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPC‐PE

02170
$110
3/20/2019 - 5/1/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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If you have had some experience with watercolor and want to strengthen your skills in a supportive environment, this is the class for you! Similar to the "Beginning No Fear " class, we will spend a lot of time working on watercolor techniques, including washes, color‐mixing, wet‐in‐wet, etc., and we will spend more time on compositional approaches to making your paintings stronger. Much of our class time will be spent helping each student to progress toward his or her individual goals, and helping students to surmount any obstacles they encounter.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02180
$145
3/25/2019 - 5/13/2019
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Thomas Russ Howell
CE South Building

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Prepare to be adorned! In this Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing and Bench Skills course, you will learn the fundamentals of the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry, and how to work lavishly within a budget. Beginning with a series of sterling silver rings, you will learn how to size, texture, chase/stamp, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, pierce, drill, oxidize, hand‐polish, high‐polish with a buffing machine, and follow safe studio practices. You will also fabricate a bezel cup and set a cabochon stone. Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, brass and semi‐precious stones will be used. Local supply sources and discounts through Diener Studio will be addressed. Note: A $115 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02205
$230
3/30/2019 - 4/6/2019
Sat 9:30 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Kristin Diener, M.F.A.
Diener Studio: Call for directions 277‐0077

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Join us for a one‐day intensive in mural painting! Trompe L'oeil is French for 'fool the eye', and it is the process of using light and shadow to create a seemingly 3‐dimensional object on a flat surface. Used in combination with mural painting, an artist can create Trompe L'oeil elements such as stone block, window arches, columns, shutters, urns and tile. These can be com‐plimented with realistic natural elements such as landscape, sky, plants, water and sunsets. The focus is on earning and practicing painting tech‐niques. Some experience in basic drawing or hand painting is helpful. Stu‐dents will leave this workshop with lots of new painting skills and confi‐dence in painting a wide variety of still life and landscape features! Learn painting techniques and create a realistic 3 foot x 4 foot mural painting on canvas suitable for home display! NOTE: An additional $30 fee is payable to the in‐structor at first class for materials which will be provided (which includes 3x4' canvas, all paints, brushes and supplies)

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPC‐PE

02217
$100
3/31/2019
Sun 10:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE North Building

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Expand your jewelry making skills in this course for students who have completed the Jewelry/Small Metals and Silversmithing Beginning class. Develop your own projects and watch demonstrations as you explore advanced techniques in silver soldering, fabrication and stone‐setting including: unusually‐shaped bezels, incorporating found objects, cage/step/tube and traditional prong settings, fusing, reticulation, chain‐making, findings, repousse', marriage of metals, shot, hollow forms, making head and eye pins, and safe studio practices. Note: A $70 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02206
$230
4/1/2019 - 4/29/2019
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener, M.F.A.
Diener Studio: Call for directions 277‐0077

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Materials list is located at http://ce.unm.edu/registration/materials.html

Section SPC‐PE

02152
$85
4/1/2019 - 4/22/2019
Mon 1:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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Join us and learn the basics of oil painting. You will learn the characteristics of oil as a medium, explore color and value relationships, and consider approaches for designing compelling compositions. Demonstrations and discussions with an emphasis on individual's interests and projects will follow.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

02188
$105
4/1/2019 - 5/6/2019
Mon 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Mindy Bradford
CE North Building

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Prepare to be adorned! In this Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing and Bench Skills course, you will learn the fundamentals of the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry, and how to work lavishly within a budget. Beginning with a series of sterling silver rings, you will learn how to size, texture, chase/stamp, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, pierce, drill, oxidize, hand‐polish, high‐polish with a buffing machine, and follow safe studio practices. You will also fabricate a bezel cup and set a cabochon stone. Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, brass and semi‐precious stones will be used. Local supply sources and discounts through Diener Studio will be addressed. Note: A $115 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPC‐PE

02205
$230
4/2/2019 - 4/30/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener, M.F.A.
Diener Studio: Call for directions 277‐0077

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Get outside and enjoy the simple pleasures of nature sketching and observation. Rediscover the wonders of nature all around us that are often taken for granted. Topics will include; sketching and watercolor painting birds and animals, flowers and trees, landscapes, clouds and weather, and tips for designing journal pages and suggestions for observation. Learn how to use the basic artistic concepts of composition, shape, natural perspective, color and more.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Each week the class will meet in a different location. A $10 materials fee is paid to the instructor at the first class.

Section SPA‐PE

02228
$120
4/7/2019 - 5/12/2019
Sun 12:00 PM ‐ 3:30 PM
Evelyn Sunny Birklund
Rio Grande Nature Center

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPD‐PE

02170
$110
4/18/2019 - 5/30/2019
Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Base Metal Clays consist of metal powder in a non‐toxic binder and water. When heated, the binder and water burn away leaving a solid piece of 100% metal. During the workshop, students will work with Hadar's Bronze, Copper and Steel Clays. Students will learn all the proper and basic techniques from start to finish for ''Base Metal Clays.'' Techniques include mixing and wetting clays, creating textures, combining different clays into one piece, understanding firing, and detailed finishing techniques. Students will take home an original piece of jewelry. No experience with metal clays is necessary and both beginning and intermediate metal clay artists are welcome. Note: A $85 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Please bring safety glasses. If you have a small rotary tool, such as a dremel or Black and Decker, please bring it to class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

05381
$99
4/25/2019 - 4/26/2019
Thu, Fri 9:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Iliana Carrillo
Factory on 5th Art Space

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Experiment with mixed media materials and techniques to explore personal expression without limitations! Develop diversity and style with contour drawing, drawing still life, figure and abstract drawing. We will keep a sketchbook of ideas and explorations to keep us engaged with drawing and how we perceive the world around us. A variety of materials; pencils, brushes, paints, marker, and crayons, will be used to freely explore and focus on being in the moment and acting on inspirations! Bring an 11x14 ‐ 60lb Sketch pad and drawing pencils 4B or higher to the first class. Additional materials list will be discussed at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPD‐PE

02242
$120
5/1/2019 - 5/22/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPG‐PE

02198
$240
5/2/2019 - 6/20/2019
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship. In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing. Note: There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPD‐PE

02199
$240
5/2/2019 - 6/20/2019
Thu 5:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Lisa Shatriya Ward
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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Art Clay consists of silver particles in a non‐toxic binder and water. When heated, the binder and water burn away to leave 99% pure silver. A kiln or inexpensive hand‐held torch can be used for this process. Beginners will be amazed at their success. Experienced students will be challenged with more difficult pieces. You will complete pieces of fine silver .999 jewelry, and learn to set up a kitchen table studio. Note: A materials fee of $95 is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Please bring safety glasses.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

05382
$75
5/2/2019
Thu 9:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Iliana Carrillo
Factory on 5th Art Space

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Learn to paint with chalk pastels. You will learn three techniques in this class. Layering colors and light produces fantasic art work. A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Approximate cost of materials is $70.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

02173
$95
5/3/2019 - 5/24/2019
Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: New Section added; no published in fall catalog. UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPH‐PE

02198
$240
5/4/2019 - 6/22/2019
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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The emphasis of this eight week course is on pottery as a process within the context of the potter's wheel and its relation to the body. This course will introduce basic concepts and processes of the potter's wheel: the creation of functional forms on the potter's wheel, trimming, wheel wedging, centering, relaxation, ceramic vocabulary, aesthetics; and glazing. This course will address several challenges involved with learning the potter's wheel: developing patience through practice and aesthetic innovation. With the additional self‐paced practice days, you can practice the things that are more difficult to each individual student. All material, tools, and firings will be provided by the studio.

Note: New Section added; no published in fall catalog. UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment. Studio/Materials fee is paid the first day of class to the instructor.

Section SPI‐PE

02198
$240
5/4/2019 - 6/22/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Patrick Trujillo Jr.
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship. In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing. Note: There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPE‐PE

02199
$240
5/4/2019 - 6/22/2019
Sat 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Lisa Shatriya Ward
Not Made In China Pottery Studio

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Learn to use a high temperature soldering tool to fabricate and braze jewelry metals into whatever shape you desire. Class for those with jewelry making experience. Supply list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02247
$85
5/6/2019
Mon 9:00 AM ‐ 4:00 PM
Catherine Thomas Kemp
CE South Building

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Learn to sketch your metal jewelry ideas so you don't lose them before you can make them. Learn to use the basic tools such as hammers, files, sandpaper, pliers, and saws to make your dream piece of jewelry. Supply list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

02246
$120
5/24/2019 - 5/25/2019
Fri, Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 4:00 PM
Catherine Thomas Kemp
CE South Building

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UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Art Classes.

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