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CARPENTER'S BARN - Classes & Workshops

Classes at Carpenter's Barn:

CazArts is offering four sessions of classes a year and a summer session.

CazArts COVID Policy (updated 07JUN2022)


WORKSHOPS & CLASSES STARTING IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

Watercolor Portraits - Judy Levins - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
NOTE: You can email lizluriecb@gmail.com if you want to be waitlisted.
4-WEEK CLASS - MONDAYS
Times/Dates/Location: Mondays, 9:00am-noon, November 7th, 14th, 28th and December 5th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $175.00
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This class is for experienced beginner to advanced students.

Bring your own materials; a list will be provided by teacher.

Explore watercolor through portraiture

Each week we will explore the different features that make up a face, culminating in a full portrait the final class. We will be working from reference material provided by the instructor. A variety of watercolor techniques will be utilized to achieve desired effect. Students will learn how to control the uncontrollable medium of watercolor while learning portraiture. Basic watercolor supplies are needed, a supply list will be emailed once the class is filled.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Judy Levins
is a Cazenovia NY based watercolor artist that has been painting her world for several years. Judy paints in a bold energetic manner. She is an active member of both Cazenovia Watercolor Society and Central New York Watercolor Society where she holds Gold Medallion Signature status and serves on the Board of Directors. Judy paints en plein air twice a week with both Cazenovia Area Painters and the Mountain Air Painters in the Adirondacks. She is an award-winning watercolor artist that teaches private watercolor lessons in her home studio, teaches online classes, as well as traveling to teach watercolor workshops. She is a popular instructor whose enthusiasm for the medium is contagious. To learn more about her, visit https://www.jhlevins.com

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Exploring Animation - David Mihill - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
KIDS 6-WEEK CLASS - TUESDAYS
Times/Dates: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm, November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th, December 6th and 13th
Ages: Kids 6 to 12 yr
Cost: $120.00
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Bring your own materials; a list will be provided by teacher.

Bring Your Favorite Characters to life!

This beginner animation class will teach students all about the basics of animation We will explore the ways of traditional animation starting with flipbooks and concluding with using classic techniques to do frame by frame animation. With these methods, students will create their very own moving animation! See your own characters in motion and see how your favorite cartoons are created!

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
David Mihill lives in the Dewitt area and is currently working as a teaching assistant at Solvay High School. He graduated from Cazenovia College in 2020 with a BFA in Visual Communications with a concentration in Ilustration/Animation. He is currently working on his Master's in Education to become a high school art teacher. On the side, he does freelance graphic design and illustration work. He enjoys creating, teaching and spending time with his family.

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Tabletop Weaving - Jen Pepper - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
4-WEEK CLASS - TUESDAYS
Times/Dates: Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00pm, November 1st, 8th, 15th and 29th
Ages: Adults and teens 13 or older with parent
Cost: $150.00 plus $30.00 materials fee
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Build some simple tabletop looms you can take home for the winter!

This class will introduce participants to the wonderful world of fiber. Students will learn the traditional 19th-century needle punch, rug tufting, simple looms and embellishment with fiber. Each participant will make two of their own looms to continue in the meditative joy of weaving long after our sessions together.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Jen Pepper is a professional artist who lives in CNY and is a professor of art at Cazenovia College since 2003. Her work has been exhibited in numerous international galleries and museums including a solo exhibition at The Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. More of her work may be discovered at https://www.jenpepper.com/.

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Drawing - Claire Joyce - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
6-WEEK CLASS - WEDNESDAYS
Times/Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th, December 7th and 14th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $150.00
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Bring your own materials; a list will be provided by teacher.

Improve your drawing knowledge and expand your skills!

This six week drawing class is for all skill levels . I will help you improve upon existing skills or help you begin to understand observational drawing. Each week we will explore different aspects of observational drawing using a variety of materials and techniques. This class will help students use contour, value, negative space, and compositional rules to improve how they translate what they see onto paper. 

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Claire Joyce is an artist who utilizes many techniques! She received her BFA in Printmaking from the Kansas City Art Institute, and an MFA in Painting from University of Georgia where she perfected a method of "painting" using Elmer's glue and glitter. She was artistic director at Paul Mesner Puppets where she built puppets and sets. Claire has written online columns for both ReadyMade Magazine and CRAFT, and has built and designed costumes and puppets for the stage as well as maintained a studio life working in two dimensions. In addition to participating in residencies within the United States, Belgium and China, her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she runs a small portrait business (www.tinytwohourportaits.com) and sews with (and for) her children.

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Painting with Acrylics - Pilar Figueira - REGISTRATION CLOSED
NOTE: You can email lizluriecb@gmail.com if you want to be waitlisted.
    REGISTER NOW5-WEEK CLASS - THURSDAYS
Times/Dates: Thursdays, 10:00am-1:00pm, November 10th, 17th, December 1st, 8th and 15th
Ages: Adults
Cost: $165.00
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Bring your own materials; a list will be provided by teacher.

Explore color, light and texture while painting with acrylics

In these classes we will enjoy the process of painting with acrylics and explore color, light, texture and composition through different subject matter such as still life, landscape (weather permitting), portrait and abstraction.

Appropriate for all skill levels, beginner to advanced. Class size is limited so the teacher can tailor it to your level.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Pilar Figueira has been painting as long as she can remember. Working with oils on canvases she creates nostalgic figurative portraits. Originally a graphic designer, Pilar blended her designer skills with her painting experience bringing about a perfect marriage of her two passions. The women in her life have inspired most of her latest work. Her art has been exhibited in galleries and art museums in Houston , TX and Cazenovia, NY.
Her work can be found www.pilarfigueira.com
www.instagram.com/pilarfigurira.studio/
www.facebook.com/pilar.appleton.figueira

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Drum Circle for All - Jimbo Talbot - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER NOW
EVENING WORKSHOP
Times/Dates/Location: Friday, November 18th, 6:30-8:00pm**, at Carpenter's Barn
Ages: Adults, kids and families (children 10 and under accompanied by an adult)
Cost: $10.00 for individuals, $20.00 for family of 2 or more
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Also see previous and future sessions of this workshop. Please register for each session separately.

**If you are a beginner come at 6:15pm for basic play instruction.

Learn the basics, develop existing skills or just enjoy making music in a supportive joyful environment!

This drum circle is for drummers looking to learn the basics, develop their playing skills  or just enjoy playing. All skill levels welcome ! Come be a part of this drum community in a supportive, fun, healing, and joyful environment. All ages , and abilities are welcome and no experience necessary.

Bring your own favorite drum, acoustic instruments (electric with prior approval). Drums and percussion are available should you not bring your own. Rain or shine we will either be in the barn or outside under the evening skies. Join us!

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER:
Jimbo Talbot
, founder of DrumQuest: Adventures in Happy, Healing Rhythm and Sound, is a Drum Circle Facilitator, graduate of Ithaca College School of Music and Music for People, Remo Health Rhythms® practitioner, sound therapist, acclaimed vocalist/percussionist, team builder, workshop presenter. Jimbo embodies a deep passion for helping people to discover their Musical Joy! Rooted in traditional rhythms, trained in classical voice and inspired by the cosmos, he brings his own unique brand of energetic fun and healing to each session. Plan your next rhythmic adventure, go to www.drumquest.com.

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Storytelling Workshop for Ages 50+ - Barbara Gregson and Eric Porter - REGISTRATION CLOSED     REGISTER AT THE LIBRARY
FREE 1-DAY WORKSHOP
Times/Dates/Locations: Friday, November 18th, 11:00am-12:30pm, at the Manlius Public Library, Manlius, NY AND at 3:00-4:30pm at the Cazenovia Public Library, Cazenovia, NY
Ages: Adults 50+
Cost: FREE!
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Join us for a free, fun, creative, movement, acting, improv and storytelling workshop on Friday, November 18th, 2022 held at the Manlius Public Library, Manlius, NY and also Cazenovia Public Library, Cazenovia, NY ( Barbara Gregson, theater artist and author, and Eric Porter, musician, will share their theater making, music and storytelling process with you, so you may join them in their Spring 2023 theater production, coming to the CazArts' Carpenters Barn, Cazenovia, NY.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS/TEACHERS:
Barbara Gregson
is a theater artist. storyteller, director and author of “Theater Artists Play, a guide for creating and making your own theater work.” She brings the ancient theater traditions of Renaissance mask making, mime, and storytelling techniques of the roving troubadour and jester to modern audiences. She works throughout Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier with students of all ages and abilities. in schools, prisons and senior centers, etc., directing theater residencies and workshops, which always culminate in original student production, written and performed by the students. For more information go to https://gregson.theater/

Eric Porter is a versatile musician and composer. He performs and records a wide variety of music including blues, rock and folk and composes his own original music.  He teams up with Gregson Theater's Barbara Gregson to add a musical component to the experience. For more information go to http://ericporterstudios.com/

NOTE: Class size is limited to 15, so register for class at the library you will attend.

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For information on inclusive classes available for adults with a mentor/caregiver please contact Liz at lizluriecb@gmail.com.

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OUR REFUND POLICY:   Once registration is closed, we will not be able to provide a refund unless we can fill your spot or if the class starts in more than one week.

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CazArts COVID Policy (updated 07JUN2022)

If you have any questions regarding classes, or rental of the Barn  please contact Liz:  lizluriecb@gmail.com.

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