"There's Gold in Those Petals"  Saturday, February 17th 

Bring a little warmth to the gray days of February by learning to naturally dye with dried local Marigolds.  Each student will create a large cotton gauze scarf dyed golden.  You’ll learn about how to mordant cotton, prepare the dye and care for your naturally dyed textile. While our textiles are dyeing there will be another fiber based project to explore.

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Will be held at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W. Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Oil Painting Experience

4 Wednesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 

New to Oil Painting or just a bit rusty? This class is for you.
Learn about oil paint, its associated mediums and tools. You’ll learn how to prep a canvas or other paint surface and why. Lessons in color mixing, glazing and texture. Participants will paint in each session.

Class will be held at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA.

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Oil Painting Experience in a Day

Saturday, March 24th

Don’t have time to take a class during the week? Try this 1 day workshop that covers most of the Oil Painting Experience class - for those new to Oil Painting or just a bit rusty. We will play with oil paint, its associated mediums and tools and learn about color mixing, glazing and texture while completing several paintings.
We will take an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or go to one of Carlisle’s many wonderful restaurants

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Classes at the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen coming soon!


Previous Classes Taught:

  • Indigo Dyeing
  • Dyeing with Fiber Reactive Dyes
  • Textile Printing with Craft Foam
  • Oil Painting Experience
  • Art with Unconventional Materials
  • Simple Batik
  • Shibori
  • Marbling on fabric
  • Create a Sketchbook
  • Finger Painting for Adults
  • Basic Drawing
  • Color Theory