Sunday, 22 Jun 2014
Walk through every step from setting up an account, creating policies and other necessary behind-the-scenes details, to listing items from an experienced artist. Includes a step-by-step manual that has links to articles, screencaps for visual learners, and detailed information on everything you need to know to set up a shop on this popular site.
For those who love to stitch! If you are a beginner who needs some guidance, sewing instructor Judith Lemish will be available to troubleshoot and assist. For those with experience, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie and idea sharing of a group atmosphere. Judith will do a short demo at 1pm - infinity scarves on June 22 and therapy pillows on July 19.
Monday, 23 Jun 2014
Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own.
Making your own bead links, dangles, hoops, spirals, clasps, jump rings and ear wires will make you an expert wire worker. Bring about 50 of your favorite beads, natural stones, leftovers from past projects. Leave with finished jewelry and the know-how to create or repair your own jewelry.
Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014
Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft.
Learn to use the Victorian paper craft of quilling with metal clay paper. Create a stunning fine silver pendant or earrings. If you have already worked with lump metal clay, you will enjoy trying this very different product. Beginners welcome!
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014
Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.
Dye a cotton summer scarf vibrant blue using pre-mixed natural dye.
Saturday, 28 Jun 2014
Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.
Xtra Moves: Free salsa dance lesson, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Includes both beginning and more advanced steps, taught by Ian Herrman. No partner required.