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March 26 - April 30, 2023

Introduction to Drawing: Taking a Line for a Walk

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

In this exciting course, the student learns the methods, materials, and visual information needed to draw what they see

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March 26 - April 30, 2023

Making Pottery: Your Journey in Clay

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

There are many reasons that making pottery on a potter’s wheel has become so popular

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March 26 - April 30, 2023

Independent Study: Painting & Drawing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This course is designed for students who already have some basic knowledge of painting & drawing concepts and techniques and would like to begin a new project or continue working on existing works in a supportive, welcoming environment

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March 29 - May 3, 2023

Open Studio: Painting & Drawing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

The Open Studio is un-programmed time for participants interested in working on personal projects, share ideas and build community

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March 29 - May 6, 2023

Ceramics Open Studio

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Sugar Maples Center for the Creative Arts has a beautiful ceramics studio

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April 1 - May 6, 2023

Kids Clay & Art Camp

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Making art at this age is indispensable for interacting, sharing, and communicating

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June 7 - July 26, 2023

Weekly Weaving I

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Weaving is an ancient art form that involves interlacing threads to create fabric

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June 16 - 20, 2023

Ceramic Science for the Artist Plus!

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Whether you’re a recent arrival to the glaze and clay calculation world, or you’ve previously studied this fascinating science, this NEW workshop will blow your mind

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June 16 - 18, 2023

Introduction to Oil Painting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This introductory course will provide students with the basic principles and techniques when working with Oil Paint.  Students will be introduced to paint-handling techniques, color mixing, composition, and different methods for developing a representational painting

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June 23 - 27, 2023

Evocative Animal Heads in Clay

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Starting with simple featureless plaster animal head forms (Dog, Rabbit and Vulture provided by the instructor) we will jump start your exploration of narrative, emotional, and conceptual potential of animal heads in clay

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June 23 - 27, 2023

Mural Boot Camp

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Rarely does the opportunity arise to take a workshop in mural painting

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June 23 - 27, 2023

Sweet & Salty: Cone 6 Firing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This workshop gives participants the opportunity to work with one of the country’s first studio potters to pursue soda firing at cone 6

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June 30 - July 2, 2023

Step by Step: Methods in Contemporary Landscape Painting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

In this workshop, participants will consider all aspects of making a successful landscape painting, from beginning to end

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June 30 - July 2, 2023

The Whole Enchilada: A Beginner's Journey in Clay

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Have a blast getting creative and a little messy in this workshop with three Dynamos

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July 7 - 11, 2023

Cyanotype Workshop

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Participants will learn the basics of how to make cyanotype prints from mixing chemistry, coating paper and/or fabric, and utilizing the always amazing Catskill sunlight to develop the prints

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July 7 - 11, 2023

Lush & Layered Surface: Decoration Techniques for Greenware

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Are you looking to learn how to create rich depth on the surfaces of your ceramic work

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July 12 - August 30, 2023

Clay for Seniors Weekly (Call to be placed on the waiting list)

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Please call our office at 518-263-2001 to be placed on the waiting list for this course. This class is offered to senior citizens living in the Mountaintop area who enjoy working with their hands in a supportive, fun, and lively community

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July 14 - 18, 2023

Surfacing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

In this hands-on workshop we will focus on wheel thrown pots and embellishment of the clay surface

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July 14 - 18, 2023

Embroidery on Paper

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Embroidery is a fantastic means of embellishing fabric, but we will take the needle and thread to paper to explore the drawn line as a stitched line

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July 21 - 23, 2023

Expanding Your Creative Process Through Painting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

In this three-day workshop you will explore ideas and techniques using your own personal story to direct your art

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July 21 - 23, 2023

Beginner Watercolor Workshop

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This workshop is designed for beginners and students who wish to continue working with watercolor

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July 21 - 25, 2023

Building the Rocket Kiln: Low Emission Wood Firing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This informative and exciting workshop will offer participants the opportunity to work together in the construction of the “Rocket” wood-fired kiln

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July 22 - 25, 2023

Geologically Biologic

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Engaging in a mutual dialogue with clay, students will learn to let the process unfold in intuitive ways

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July 28 - August 1, 2023

Storytelling in Sculpture

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This hands-on workshop is guaranteed to be a unique opportunity to study sculptural techniques using clay to explore personal and cultural ideas

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July 28 - August 1, 2023

Clay as Canvas

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to apply graphic imagery onto porcelain surfaces

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July 29, 2023

Field Basket

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Using rattan, this basket begins with a double spoked base with tapered secondary stakes; students will learn to weave and shape the sides of this handsome, utilitarian round basket

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August 4 - 7, 2023

Nontraditional Approaches to Sculpture

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This workshop explores sculpture from inside out, how to communicate through form, materials, and process

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August 4 - 8, 2023

Surface Design for Pottery

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Exploring surface techniques on hand-built pottery will be the focus of this workshop

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August 11 - 15, 2023

By Design: Prototyping, Mold Making and Slip Casting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

During this five-day workshop, students will learn methods for designing and fabricating models and molds

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August 12 - 15, 2023

Crystalline Glazes & Voluptuous Bottles

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Create dramatic effects on your pottery with crystalline glazes and learn to throw beautiful bottles during this four-day workshop

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August 18 - 20, 2023

Fun with Vessels that Pour

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This hands-on workshop will focus on making beautiful pouring vessels while improving your throwing skills and demonstrating new altering techniques

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August 18 - 21, 2023

Natural Dyes and Pigments for Painting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This workshop will explore the history of color through the creation of natural dyes and pigments

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August 23 - October 11, 2023

Weekly Weaving II

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This continued weaving course is designed for students who have some basic knowledge of weaving.  This class will build upon the existing skills of the student and learn more advanced techniques

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August 25 - 27, 2023

Rug Hooking

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Rug Hooking is a traditional art form

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August 25 - 29, 2023

The Real Big Burn: General Mayhem (Call to be placed on the waiting list)

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Please call our office at 518-263-2001 to be placed on the waiting list for this course. If you love to fire

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August 25 - 27, 2023

Plein Air Oil Painting

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This workshop is meant for intermediate to experienced level painters who have already taken beginning courses

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September 1 - 5, 2023

The Real Big Burn: General Mayhem Session 2 (Call to be placed on the waiting list)

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Please call our office at 518-263-2001 to be placed on the waiting list for this course. If you love to fire

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September 1 - 3, 2023

Repurpose, Reuse, Rethink: Upcycled Textile Crafts with Felt, Embroidery, and Sewing

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

This 3-day workshop focuses on the repurposing of felted wool, clothing, and other textiles

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September 8 - 12, 2023

Five Days with Adjectives

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

John Gill is widely known for his unique approaches to constructing colorful planular vessels that enjoy both contemporary and historical associations

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September 8 - 10, 2023

Methods and Materials

SUGAR MAPLES CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Materials and Methods is designed for those interested in not only the basic understanding of paining techniques and applications, but advanced knowledge of practical uses

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