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CL 00 Open Studio - "JUST DO IT!"

An ongoing workshop and learning space for all you enthusiastic ceramicists! Just sign in and get your hands in the mud. Consult our dynamite experts, express what you’ve learned, try new skills, and expand your clay life. Not enrolled? No sweat, you can learn more about our program by playing in clay for a day. $30 drop-in 


CL-00 Ages 12 – Adult every Monday 6:00 – 9:00 pm ongoing series




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Studio 3
13 - &up Callnan III 9/30 - 3/30 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $30.00 View

CL 1 Foundations in Clay - Teen/Adult

In this class students will be introduced to the joy of working with clay, beginning with hand construction and attachment techniques. Then, get your artistic juices flowing as we master the basics of throwing, creating both sculptural and functional forms: bowls, cylinders, vases, bottles and other goodies! This is an inspiring and versatile medium and a great class for those with little or no wheel experience.

 $30/class or $150/6 class pass (good for 3 months) $15 materials fee/bag–o–clay with plenty of reclaimed clay available for free!

CL - 1 Ages Teen/Adult Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm ongoing series  

(Please note: No class on Nov 27, Dec 25, Jan 1)



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Studio 3
Callnan III 10/2 - 3/25 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $30.00 View
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Studio 3
Callnan III 10/2 - 3/25 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View

CL15 Italian Pottery Painting

Instructor: Andrea Cazares

Travel to the Mediterranean and explore the beautiful and classic art of Italian pottery painting. During this workshop we will cover traditional techniques and styles of painting used throughout Italy. There is no limit to your creativity. Either recreate famous compositions or adapt them to your own desires. No matter your skill level, you will certainly design something beautiful! 

CL - 15 Ages Teen/ Adult Saturday February 29 1:00-4:30PM

 



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Studio 3
13 - &up Cazares 2/29 - 2/29 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM $50.00 View

CL16-17 Fish Fish - Wonderful Ceramic Wall Sculpture

Instructor: Margaret Dennett

Join us to sculpt a “peche du terre” – A fish from the earth! The lovely wall art can live inside or outside. Creating a basic fish shape mold and ceramic slab construction, we will bring these fish to life with delicately sculpted fins and scales. Join artists Marilyn and Margaret in creating your own school of fish. 

 

CL –16 Ages Teen/Adult  Sunday , November 17 9:00 – 12:00pm

CL – 17 Ages Teen/Adult  Saturday February 22, 9:00 – 12:00pm

 



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Studio 3
13 - &up Dennett 2/22 - 2/22 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $60.00 View

GF 7 Exploring Glass Fusing

Instructor: Ed Edwards

Want more? Then, this two session workshop is the one for you. Join this in depth opportunity to explore glass fusing. The first session begins by introducing you to types of glass, other material that can be used, and techniques to use them. Then its playtime. Experiment by creating a number of test pieces that will be fused.  In session two we will start by discussing the results of your experiments and then you will design and create a plate with the discoveries you have made.  Throughout the two days we will discuss the characteristics of glass; how fused glass art is created; and related tips, tricks and potential pitfalls of working with glass.  

GF –7 Ages Teen/Adult  Saturday February 22 & 29, 1:00-4:00 pm


 



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Nimbus Arts
Studio 1
14 - &up Edwards 2/22 - 2/29 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $160.00 View

GF 8 Having Fun with Plates and Bowls

Instructor: Ed Edwards

Create your own set of dishes for the holidays or to use throughout the year.  This workshop will guide you through the creation of both a 10 inch plate and bowl.  Come with some design ideas or develop your design in the workshop.  We will discuss elements of good design as well as design pitfalls.  Then it’s time to create using pieces of glass you cut, glass frit (glass granules), stringers, metal inclusions, and other material.  You will be guided through the layout process, and then your creation will go into the kiln to be “fused” and “slumped.”  In just a few days you will be able to pick up your glittering creation.  All pieces are food safe.  Hand washing is recommended. 

GF – 8 AGES  TEEN/ADULT  Saturday, March 28, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm



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Studio 1
14 - &up Edwards 3/28 - 3/28 Sa 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM $125.00 View

KNIT 5 Drop-In Knitting Circle

NEW Instructor: Michele Laurence

 

Wishing to learn some new knitting techniques, or needing to complete a project you started years ago? Our instructor will bring in new ideas and samples for inspiration to challenge you to take your skills to the next level, as well as lending instruction and guidance for projects you’ve already begun. Join us and relax with fellow knitters to share community, comradery in creativity, and the joy of knitting! All levels welcome. FREE if enrolled in one of our KNIT classes or $10 drop-in - Ongoing

KNIT- 5 Ages Teen/Adult 1st&3rd Thursdays beginning December 5&19 6:30– 8:30 pm




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Studio 1
13 - &up Laurence 12/5 - 2/27 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $10.00 View

KNIT12 Knitted Bags

NEW Instructor: Michele Laurence

Create your own hand-crafted clutch or felted tote that will last for years of faithful wear. A pattern and selection of lovely wool yarn will be provided to inspire you to design and customize your own one-of-a-kind creation. These bags can be knitted very densely or felted if preferred. Your luxe hand bag will be the talk of the town! Samples will be on hand for inspiration and ideas for color and embellishment. 

KNIT - 12 Ages Teen/Adult Monday, Wednesday, and Friday February 24, 26, & 28  6:00 – 8:00 pm

 



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Studio 1
13 - &up Laurence 2/24 - 2/28 Mo We Fr 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $65.00 View

MM 2 Altered Book Workshop

Instructor: Lisa Hinz

Altered books are utilized as a means of self-expression, self-exploration, and facilitating life transitions. In this NEW class, students will explore an art form in which a discarded book is reimagined, recycled, and transformed into something completely new as a way of discovering alternate realities and a new story of your life, through your own creative artistry. Books and inspiring mixed media materials will be provided.  Please bring photos or other personal items that you might wish to include and add to transform your book. $45

MM – 2 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday February 29 10:00 -12:00pm



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Nimbus Arts (Main St)
13 - &up Hinz 2/29 - 2/29 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $45.00 View

PD 2 Paintworks – “All paint media”

A great class for new students interested in honing their painting skills, as well as for those wanting to “brush up” on some new ideas. We will explore a stimulating diversity of subjects - landscape, abstract, figurative, and still life, using a variety of painting media: watercolor on paper, acrylic on canvas, and oil on board. Come join the fun and watch you skill grow!

$20/class $80/5 class pass (pass good for 3 months)

PD – 2 Ages 8 to Adult Thursday 3:30 – 5:15 pm

(Please note: No classes November 28, December 19, 26, & January 2)



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Studio 1
8 - 99 Pentland 10/3 - 3/26 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $80.00 View
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Studio 1
8 - &up Pentland 10/3 - 3/26 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $20.00 View

PD16 Studio Landscape Painting

NEW Instructor: Deidre Shibano

In this class students will learn the basics of perspective, horizon lines and composition.

We will explore how color temperature and value create distance and energy.

Students will be taught how to communicate the feeling or atmosphere of a place through various sound and proven techniques. We will use photo references to create our landscapes, while adding elements from various sources.  This is always an exciting venture as one realizes the possibilities of expression through landscape painting!  Materials list will be sent upon registration

 
PD – 16 Ages Adult Tuesdays February 4, 11, 18, 25 10:00am – 1:00pm



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Studio 1
18 - &up Shibano 2/4 - 2/25 Tu 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM $135.00 View

PHO 2-5 The Language of Photography - Developing One’s Personal Vision

Instructor: Matthew Baum

Due to popular demand we will continue our photography class for novice and experienced photographers alike! The focus of this three-week course is to help local photographers develop their personal work through critique and discussions about the language of photography suggested by class members’ work. The course is intended to deepen students’ relationship to photography, both as image makers and appreciators, and also to generate community amongst Napa Valley photographers. There is no prerequisite for this course other than an interest in making photographs that better express one’s ideas, emotions and visions. All levels of photographers are welcome. 

PHO – 2  Teen/Adult Sundays October 6, 13 & 20 5:00 – 7:00pm

PHO – 3  Teen/Adult Sundays November  10, 17 & 24 5:00 – 7:00pm

PHO – 4  Teen/Adult Tuesdays January 7, 14, & 28 6:30 – 8:30pm

PHO – 5  Teen/Adult Tuesdays February 11, 18  & 25 6:30 – 8:30pm

 



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Studio 1
13 - &up Baum 2/11 - 2/25 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $75.00 View

SC 1 Introductory SoulCollage® Workshops

SoulCollage® is a process of playing with collected images to convey a narrative mosaic on a personal deck of collaged cards.  Speaking through images becomes an invitation to uncover metaphors and personal storylines.  Joyfully deepen your understanding of the relationships between your personality parts, you and your family/community/world, your dreams, and spirit.  It is a fun and transformative process that provides artful meaning in a fun and creative way. 

 

SC-1 Ages Teen/Adult | 2nd Saturday of each month 9:30 – 12:30pm   Bring a sack lunch to keep the creative juices flowing)



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Studio 1
13 - &up Hinz 3/14 - 3/14 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View

SIP 1-6 Sip & Paint Series Continues

Enjoy masterfully designed wines while studying the masters! What better place to have a “Sip & Paint” experience than in the Napa Valley!  This no-experience-required 2 hours of pure pleasure is a perfect way to unwind with friends and share an evening of fun! Grab those pals and join us at Nimbus for an evening of creativity, Napa style! Great party event too

Want a special party for you and your friends or workmates? We can create an event just for you! Contact [email protected] for more Sip & Paint party information!

Sip – 1 Adult Friday October 25 6:30-8:30

Sip – 2 Adult Saturday November 2  6:30-8:30

Sip – 3 Adult Saturday December 7 6:30-8:30         

Sip – 4 Adult Saturday January 4  6:30-8:30

Sip – 5 Adult Saturday  February 1 6:30-8:30

Sip – 6 Adult Saturday  March 7 6:30-8:30




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Studio 1
21 - &up Hearn 3/7 - 3/7 Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $38.00 View