Sunday, 06 Jul 2014
Third annual concert by Iowa State music alumni to benefit a voice scholarship endowment at the ISU Foundation honoring fellow alumnus Joey Wilgenbusch, who died in 2011.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4 - 5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better.
Monday, 07 Jul 2014
Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method. Bring in your shirts and print away! This class is required in order to use our screenprinting equipment.
Tuesday, 08 Jul 2014
Learn the basics of glass etching while creating a set of 4 Cyclone mugs. Choose from a vintage or new ISU spirit logo, or get creative and make up your own design. Go Clones!
Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014
From sgraffito scratches to swaths of buttery color to mountainous ridges of paint, this workshop will explore different techniques for creating texture in oil paintings. We will also experiment with painting knives and impasto medium to create a variety of physical textures. Bring an image or idea to work with. Basic experience painting with oils is required.
Thursday, 10 Jul 2014
Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. This is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Pottery will be fired within a week for you to pick up.
Make a 6, 5 & 4 inch set of nesting boxes. Part of the class will utilize hand tools to learn a traditional hand joinery technique. Then learn to use the machinery to make boxes efficiently. The Woodshop Orientation class is helpful, but not required for this class.
Saturday, 12 Jul 2014
Express yourself through random acts of art and join the abandonment movement! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find - on a table at the coffee shop, on a park bench, or anywhere a stranger might stumble upon it. The Workspace will provide the supplies and demonstrate some techniques to get you started.