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Monday, 08 Jul 2019

Ceramic Bowl Class

Jul 08, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15 Public $25 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Woven Wall Hanging Class

Jul 08, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 10" x 14" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.

Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019

21+ Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth

Jul 09, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.

Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Silver Flora Pendant

Jul 10, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Students will "paint" fine silver paste on real natural elements such as leaves and seed pods in the first class. Pieces will be fired in a kiln before the last class, which will burn away nature and leave a beautiful representation in silver. Students will then sand, polish and finish their one-of-a-kind pendants.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Jul 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow the lead of Levi Chytka using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, and paint on an 11" x 17" canvas with basic tools - a couple brushes and a palette knife. Share paint with your neighbors as you create your version of Levi's painting while he works alongside you.

Thursday, 11 Jul 2019

Exhibit: Home and Infrastructure Resilience in San Juan

Jul 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Exhibition of design proposals for resilient housing and decentralized infrastructure in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by students in the interdisciplinary summer Urban Design Global Studio. Students will be available to discuss their work. The show will continue through July 20 with students on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

Hand Lettering + Watercolor Workshop

Jul 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $10 Public $20 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Walk through a step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering, create a watercolor background, and then choose a word to hand-letter over the background you create. You'll leave with a framed 5x7 artwork , a black dual-tip Tombow brush pen, and practice sheets to continue working on your hand-lettering skills. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Hand Lettering + Watercolor Workshop

Jul 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $10 Public $20 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Walk through a step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering, create a watercolor background, and then choose a word to hand-letter over the background you create. You'll leave with a framed 5x7 artwork , a black dual-tip Tombow brush pen, and practice sheets to continue working on your hand-lettering skills. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Friday, 12 Jul 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color Inside the Lines

Jul 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Just like a coloring book, these pieces have line drawings ready for filling in and they are super-cute! Llamas, sloths, unicorns and more on mugs and plates.