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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 4/1 - 9/30 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  





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Studio 3
15 - &up Callnan III 4/3 - 9/25 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $30.00 View
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Studio 3
13 - 99 Callnan III 4/3 - 9/25 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View

CL 9 Fish Fish - Wonderful Ceramic Wall Sculpture
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. $60

CL – 9 Ages Teen/Adult  Saturday, May 25, 9:00 – 12:00pm



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Studio 3
13 - &up Dennett 5/25 - 5/25 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $60.00 View

CL10 Live Portrait Sculpting

Take your portrait skills to a new level with our NEW two-day intensive workshop. Learn fundamentals of sculpture such as proportion, design and expression through demonstrations, as well as hands-on sculpting from a live studio model. Your unique DaVinci-esque sculptures will then be fired so they are ready for you to enjoy! $135

CL – 10 Ages Teen/Adult Friday & Saturday June 7 & 8 10:00am-2:00pm (please bring a sack lunch to keep the creative juices flowing!



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Studio 3
13 - &up Cazares 6/7 - 6/8 Fr Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $135.00 View

CL11 Sculptural Ceramic Masks

Learning wonderful clay slab techniques, you will have the opportunity to create an animal or human styled mask for whimsical wall decor. Using either a mold form base or shaping your own design, we will then add essential features to give your mask its own unique look. Finally, we will add color and under-glazing to finish them with flair. The making and use of masks in rituals and ceremonies is a very ancient human practice around the world and spanning all cultures, so use this class to create something symbolic or simply fun! $55

CL – 11 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday, June 15, 1:00 – 4:00pm



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Studio 3
13 - &up Dennett 6/15 - 6/15 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $55.00 View

CL12 Italian Pottery Painting

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! $55

CL - 12 Ages Teen/ Adult Sunday June 23 12:00 -3:00PM

 



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Studio 3
13 - &up Cazares 6/23 - 6/23 Su 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $55.00 View

Fire 1-2 Metal 101-Metal Sculpting & the Human Form

Come learn the basics of welding and plasma torch work, cutting and forming metal to create a study of the human form or a fabulous abstract sculpture. Students will bend, cut, fire and form a steel figure from found metal scrap treasures. This class will also cover proportion, design and methods of transferring measurements to the steel. While you create you will learn the fundamentals of welding and plasma cutting, including technology, common terms, safety, and effective tool use. This class is 30,000 degrees of fun! $250

FIRE – 1 Ages Teen/Adult  Tuesdays June 11, 18, 25 6:00-9:00pm

FIRE – 2 Ages Teen/Adult  Thursdays July 11, 18, 25 6:00-9:00pm



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14 - &up Close 6/11 - 6/25 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $250.00 View
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Studio 3
14 - &up Close 7/11 - 7/25 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $250.00 View

GF 1-3 Intro to Glass Fusing

This fun and easy 3-hour workshop introduces you to glass fusing basics and provides you with an opportunity to create a small glass plate.  The focus is on the possibilities of fused glass and the many characteristics of glass. We will discuss a wide range of fusible glass materials including sheets of glass, frit and powder (ground glass), confetti, stringers and millifiore. Then you will design and create a beautiful small plate using the concepts you’ve learned.  $95

GF -1 Ages Teen/Adult  Saturday, March 23, 1:00-4:00 pm

GF- 2 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday, April 27 1:00-4:00 pm

GF – 3 Ages Teen/Adult  Thursday, June 6, 6:00-9:00 pm

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Studio 1
14 - &up Edwards 4/27 - 4/27 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $95.00 View

GF 4-6 Creating Woven Candleholders

The shadows and colors cast by your glass candleholders will enhance your table whether, inside or out.  Have fun using strips of transparent and opaque glass to design and assemble two 3 inch candleholders.  You will be guided through the design and creation process.  Examples of designs will be provided to help spark your creativity.  Your candleholders will be fused, slumped and ready for use a few days after the workshop.  $95

Includes all materials for two 3 inch candleholders plus two votive candles.

GF -4 Ages Teen/Adult Tuesday, April 9, 6:30pm-8:30 pm

GF -5 Ages Teen/Adult Tuesday, July 9, 6:30pm-8:30 pm

GF -6 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday, August 10, 10:00am-12:00 pm

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14 - &up Edwards 7/9 - 7/9 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $95.00 View
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14 - &up Edwards 8/10 - 8/10 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $95.00 View

GF 7 Glass Wind Chimes Workshop

Relax on your patio and enjoy the calming sound of your beautiful fused glass wind chimes.  In the first part of this two-session workshop you will cut decorative glass, create your whimsical design, and learn techniques to assemble the pieces for fusing.  In the second session you will string and assemble them to get ready for the winds!  $125

GF -7 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday, June 29, 1:00-3:30 pm, and Sunday 30, 1:00-2:30 pm



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14 - &up Edwards 6/29 - 6/30 Sa Su Varied $125.00 View

GF 8 Decorative Glass Clock

Time seems to control our lives… well if that’s the case let’s turn our “controlling timepiece” into an artistic conversation piece!  In this workshop you will design and create a glass clock, perfect for hanging on the wall or placing on a stand. Material for a 6 inch square clock face and clock mechanism are provided. $95

GF -8 Ages Teen/Adult  Tuesday, May 28, 6:30-9:00 pm



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14 - &up Edwards 5/28 - 5/28 Tu 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 View

GF 9-10 Glass Basket Making

This workshop is a great opportunity to make a beautiful piece of glass art to decorate your home or to give as a gift.  Create an 11 inch basket using precut strips of transparent and opaque glass.  You will be guided through the design and creation process with lots of inspiring examples of baskets, showing the many possible patterns.  This is a perfect opportunity to channel the creative “you” and develop your own design. A few days later your basket will be fused, slumped, and ready for use.  All pieces will be food safe. Hand washing is recommended.  Includes all materials for one 11” basket. $110

GF -9 Ages Teen/Adult  Thursday, May 30, 6:30-8:30 pm

GF -10 Ages Teen/Adult  Thursday, August 1, 6:30-8:30 pm

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18 - &up Edwards 5/30 - 5/30 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $110.00 View
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14 - &up Edwards 8/1 - 8/1 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $110.00 View

GF11-12 Exploring Glass Fusing

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.  $160

GF –11 Ages Teen/Adult  Tuesdays, June 18 and 25, 6:00-9:00 pm

GF -12 Ages Teen/Adult  Thursdays, September 12 and 19, 6:00-9:00 pm

 



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14 - &up Edwards 6/18 - 6/25 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $170.00 View
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14 - &up Edwards 9/12 - 9/19 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $170.00 View

GF13 Having Fun with Plates and Bowls

Start creating your very own set of dishes or create a personalized gift.  This workshop will guide you through the creation of a 10 inch plate or bowl.  Come in with some design ideas or develop your design in the workshop. We will discuss elements of a 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 creations will go into the kiln to be “slumped.” In just a few days you will be able to take away your glittering creation to start enjoying it.  All pieces will be food safe. Hand washing is recommended. $95

GF -13 Ages Teen/Adult Tuesday, July 23, 6:00-9:00 pm



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14 - &up Edwards 7/23 - 7/23 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 View

MM 7-9 Italian Paper Marbling

Come learn the ancient art of paper marbling! Students will learn about the history of marbling and how to prepare the water medium, paper, and paints.  Using classic tools, rakes and combs, we will learn how to create beautiful traditional patterns and also have time to experiment with other techniques and ideas. This course will teach you the basic skills to make intricate, beautiful marbled paper that can be used for many creative projects. You will leave with a great set of your own paper that can then be used in a multitude of ways, from collages to books and more! Paper marbling is a wet process and papers may not be dry at the end of class. $65

MM –7  Ages Teen/Adult Saturday March 30 1:00-4:00pm

MM –8 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday May 11 1:00-4:00pm

MM –9  Ages Teen/Adult Saturday July 27 1:00-4:00pm

 



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14 - &up Higgins 5/11 - 5/11 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $65.00 View
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14 - &up Higgins 7/27 - 7/27 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $65.00 View

MO 1-5 Mosaic Quick Start Classes

Join us for our studio intro class to the basics of mosaic.  This 3-hour class will give you a taste of mosaic art , and is perfect for anyone wishing to explore this exciting art form, and believe that once you try it, you will be hooked!!  In this class you will make a mosaic that we will apply to your choice of, a trivet or garden stone. You will learn the basics of design, materials and tools used, techniques of cutting. $45

MO – 1 Ages Adult  Tuesday March 26 5:30-8:30pm

MO – 2 Ages Adult  Friday April 19 5:30-8:30pm

MO – 3 Ages Adult  Wednesday June 19 5:30-8:30pm

MO – 4 Ages Adult  Thursday July 25 10:00-1:00 pm 

MO – 5 Ages Adult  Wednesday August  21 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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18 - &up Nimbus 4/19 - 4/19 Fr 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM $45.00 View
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18 - &up Nimbus 6/19 - 6/19 We 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM $45.00 View
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18 - &up Nimbus 7/25 - 7/25 Th 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM $45.00 View
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18 - &up Nimbus 8/21 - 8/21 We 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM $45.00 View

NIP 1-6 Nip & Sip Series - Weekend fun for all!

Nip & Sip Series - Weekend fun for all! You have heard about our Sip & Paint Series… Join us as we are step it up and offering another tasty art and wine selection for you to enjoy!

Make a little mosaic magic! In these mosaic workshops, students will learn the basics of mosaic techniques and create lovely treasures. Our “mosaic tasters” will give you a great sense of how fun and simple it is to make mosaic art (while sipping some fine Napa Valley wine!)   Theses classes will teach you how to work with and nip glass and ceramic tiles to create bright and whimsical designs. Leave your completed mosaic with us, and we’ll do the messy cementing and grouting, and then come pick up your masterpiece in one week. $50 - all materials & wine included. 

(Shipping can be arranged for an additional fee)

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 NIP – 1 Ages Adult Saturday March 23 5:30 – 7:30 pm

NIP – 2 Ages Adult Saturday April 13 5:30 – 7:30 pm

NIP – 3 Ages Adult Saturday May 25 5:30 – 7:30 pm

NIP – 4 Ages Adult Saturday June 22 5:30 – 7:30 pm

NIP – 5 Ages Adult Saturday July 20 5:30 – 7:30 pm

NIP – 6 Ages Adult Saturday August 17 5:30 – 7:30 pm




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21 - &up Nimbus 5/25 - 5/25 Sa 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM $50.00 View
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21 - &up Nimbus 6/22 - 6/22 Sa 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM $50.00 View
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21 - &up Nimbus 7/20 - 7/20 Sa 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM $50.00 View
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21 - &up Nimbus 8/17 - 8/17 Sa 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM $50.00 View

PD 0 Life Drawing – is back by popular demand!

Instructors: Oscar Aguilar Olea, Melissa Baker, Mercedes Baker & other guest instructors!

THE HUMAN FORM is the most basic and beautiful of subjects for artists of every skill level, trained or beginner. These classes offer drawing in a wide variety of media, and provide individual attention and critique as well as group appreciation and comment. These studio sessions will be serious but delightful evenings of figure studies built around professional live models. We will cover gesture drawing, anatomy and proportion, please bring your own materials or call for a suggested list. $15 WHAT A DEAL!

PD - 0  Teen/Adult First Tuesdays of the month Beginning April 3rd 6:30 – 8:30 pm

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21 - &up TBD 5/7 - 5/7 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $15.00 View
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21 - &up TBD 6/4 - 6/4 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $15.00 View
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18 - &up TBD 9/3 - 9/3 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $15.00 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



 




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8 - 99 Pentland 4/4 - 5/9 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $80.00 View
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8 - &up Pentland 4/4 - 5/9 Th 03:30 PM - 05:15 PM $20.00 View

PD 3-7 Fluid Art- Acrylic Paint Pouring

 You have to see it! A cool art method for fun and flair! In this “Fluid Art- Paint Pouring” class, learn to mix and pour a fluid painting. We will paint and play with flips, swipes, drags, “dirty pours,” and puddle pours. Learn to work with this medium and create a flow state in this fun and unique process! $50

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PD – 3 Ages 10 – Adult Sunday March 17 11:00-1:00pm

PD – 4 Ages 10 – Adult Sunday April 21 11:00-1:00pm

PD – 5 Ages 10 – Adult Sunday June 9 11:00-1:00pm

PD – 6 Ages 10 – Adult Sunday July 21 11:00-1:00pm

PD – 7 Ages 10 – Adult Sunday August 4 11:00-1:00pm



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10 - &up Widad 6/9 - 6/9 Su 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM $50.00 View
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PD 8 Adult Painting Workshop

Landscape, still life, or portrait? Water color, acrylic, or oil?  The choices are yours in this painting workshop for adults.  Spend some time exploring painting techniques that will help inspire you, build and develop exciting new skills, and gain momentum in your painting abilities and artwork.  $30/class or $135 for 5 class pass

PD – 8  Ages Adult Tuesdays, April 2 – September 24 6:30 – 8:30pm 

(Please note no class on May 14 & 21)




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16 - &up Higgins 4/2 - 9/24 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $30.00 View
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16 - &up Higgins 4/2 - 9/24 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $135.00 View

PD 9-10 Hand-lettering 101

We'll break down the basics as we study of the art of hand lettering. Using custom practice worksheets and traditional tools, pens, nibs, and brushes, you will create your own unique alphabet to adorn personal posters, decorative post cards and more. We will practice artful hand lettered drafting techniques and create several quotes to take with you at the end of class. $25

PD – 9 Ages Teen/Adult  Saturday March 30 1:30-3:30pm

PD- 10 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday June 22 1:30-3:30pm

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13 - &up Hearn 6/22 - 6/22 Sa 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM $25.00 View

PD11 Running with the Cheetah

Join us for an in depth look at one of the most graceful and beautiful of the big cats: the cheetah. We will take time to draw our subject from the inside out, starting with the bone structure. (Did you know that cheetahs have super flexible skeletons which, coupled with their elongated back limbs and feet, help them achieve their great speed?)  We will then make some action drawings to explore interesting angles, working to create a mixed media image of our cheetah in full motion! $35

PD – 11   Ages 8-adult, Saturday, September 7 10:00 AM-12:00 PM



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8 - &up Pentland 9/7 - 9/7 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View

PD12-13 Hand Lettering for Displays

Whether you’re involved in the wine, retail, or a restaurant business, this class can improve and inspire your merchandising communication. Learn the fundamentals of hand lettering for chalkboards, windows, trays and mirrors. We'll cover sign design for retail, events and entertaining at home. Come style it up with this creative form of communication! $25

*Advance registration required. Minimum number of students necessary to run class.

PD -12 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday April 13 1:30-3:30pm

PD-13 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday May 25 1:30-3:30pm



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14 - &up Hearn 5/25 - 5/25 Sa 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM $25.00 View

PD14 Rainforest Bird Portraits

Did you know there are1500 bird species found in the Amazon River Basin? The South American continent is home to roughly one-third of the world’s birds! We will select our favorites to paint large-scale with acrylic on canvas, then add ink or pastel for colorful dynamic effect. This will be an inspired and relaxed afternoon of painting instruction and feathery fun for all! $35

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PD – 14  Ages 8 - Adult, Saturday April 20, 1:00-3:00pm

 



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8 - &up Pentland 4/20 - 4/20 Sa 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $35.00 View

PD15 Self Portrait Drawing

Using mirrors or photographs, we will explore the art of creating a likeness of someone you know very well: you!  We will take some time to diagram the features of the face in order to understand what will help our portraits be a more accurate likeness.  Our students will also create pattern and background as we work to integrate your image for a finished artwork that you will be proud to share! $35

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PD – 15 Ages 8- Adult, Saturday April 27 10:00am-12:00 pm

 



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8 - &up Pentland 4/27 - 4/27 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View

PD16-18 Tiny Classes! - A Nimbus Favorite!

Our "Tiny Shiny" class introduces resin as a finish medium for your “tiny” works of art. The process of pouring resin can be applied to multiple mediums, and has a glowing glass-like finish that is unique and visually stunning.   Students will create art on small wooden panels using acrylics, inks, paint pens, stencils and other mixed media.  Then our shiny experts will lead you through the steps of applying resin to your works of art, which will enhance the color and add dimension.  All experience levels are welcome.  All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring in your works-in-progress that you would like to resin finish. Come join the fun! $55 INCLUDES a glass of tasty Napa Valley fine wine!

*Advance registration required. Minimum number of students necessary to run class.

PD - 16 Ages Adult Saturday April 27, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

PD - 17 Ages Adult Saturday June 1, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

PD - 18 Ages Adult Saturday July 20, 2:00 - 5:00 pm





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18 - &up Baker 4/27 - 4/27 Sa 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM $55.00 View
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18 - &up Baker 6/1 - 6/1 Sa 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM $55.00 View
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18 - &up Baker 7/20 - 7/20 Sa 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM $55.00 View

PD19 Adult Paintworks

You and your whole family can master “The Masters.” In this arty afternoon of fun, meet the art world’s heavy hitters in this spirited approach to artistic invention and learning. Students will produce their own masterpieces while sketching, painting and discovering the connection between creativity and history. Be inspired by the styles of the world’s greatest artists, and explore work from each art movement. $35/person or $135/5 class pass

PD – 19   All Ages Sunday June 2 9:30-12:00pm



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Pentland 6/2 - 6/2 Su 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View
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PD20 Summer Watercolor Workshop

Come and cool off this summer with a lively focus on watercolor painting. Using professional grade materials, you can learn techniques to create a watercolor inspired by fresh summer flowers and scenery.  We will cover a variety of techniques, wet on wet, dry brush, masking, and learn to layer colors without losing vibrancy. Join us for a creative afternoon to delve into the magic of watercolor painting. $45

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PD - 20 Ages 11 - Adult  Saturday July 13 1:30-4:00pm





 

 



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PHO 1-3 The Language of Photography - Developing One’s Personal Vision

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. $75

PHO 1 Ages Teen/Adult Sundays, March 24, 31 & April 7 5:00-7:00pm

PHO 2 Ages Teen/Adult Sundays, April 28, May 5, 19 5:00-7:00pm
PHO 3 Ages Teen/Adult Sundays, June 2, 9, 23 5:00-7:00pm

 

 



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13 - &up Baum 4/28 - 5/19 Su 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM $75.00 View
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PM 1-2 Printmaking Workshop Intro to Monotype

Whether you are already a printmaker, or have yet to discover the joys of a hand pulled print, join us at Nimbus Arts new printmaking studio for four weeks of creative bliss and discovery.

Monotype can be the most painterly printmaking process and also the most accessible. After a brief demo+ lecture, we will create images on Plexiglas plates and transfer them to paper using the Conrad French American printing press. Each week we will focus on one of the many approaches to monotype, working from photos or drawings, abstractly and with organic material. Bring sketchbook + ideas to first class. $175

*Inks and most materials are included. One sheet of RIVES BFK will be provided at first class with paper available to purchase on site.

PM –1Teen/Adult Wednesdays March 27, April 3, 10 & 17 9:30 to 12:30pm  

PM –2 Teen/Adult Wednesdays June 26, July 10, 17, 24 9:30 to 12:30pm

 



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18 - &up Willis 6/26 - 7/24 We 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $175.00 View

PM 3-5 The Art of Screen Printing

Join us to learn the basics of photo emulsion screen printing. Each student will have an opportunity to design and screen print on paper, fabric or canvas. Using acetate stencils and a light exposure box, we will burn images onto the screen and pull magical graphic prints in one or multiple colors. Bring a photo or image to inspire your design, or create your own! $60

PM – 3 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday April 20 1:00-4:00pm

PM – 4 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday June 8 1:00-4:00pm

PM – 5 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday August 24 1:00-4:00pm

 



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14 - &up Higgins 4/20 - 4/20 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $60.00 View
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14 - &up Higgins 6/8 - 6/8 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $60.00 View
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14 - &up Higgins 8/24 - 8/24 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $60.00 View

PM 8-9 Small & Large Format Printmaking

In these one-day workshops you can discover the beauty of the artist hand pulled print. Working with both and additive and subtractive process, students will apply ink to Plexiglas plates, and transfer to paper using the Conrad French American printing press. Create a series of small scale work or go BIG and discover the joys of living large. We will develop imagery from photos, drawings, or organic source material to create a series of prints that will leave you smiling and high fiving the artist within you. $175

PM – 8 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday July 13 10:00-4:00pm

PM – 9 Ages Teen/Adult Saturday August 17 10:00-4:00pm

Price includes ink and most materials. Additional paper available to purchase on site.



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18 - &up Willis 7/13 - 7/13 Sa 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM $175.00 View
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18 - &up Willis 8/17 - 8/17 Sa 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM $175.00 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. $35

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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18 - &up Hinz 5/11 - 5/11 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 6/8 - 6/8 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View
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Hinz 7/13 - 7/13 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 8/10 - 8/10 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View
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13 - &up Hinz 9/14 - 9/14 Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $35.00 View

SC 2 Creativity Boot Camp

Feeling like your creativity has waned? Eager to jump-start your creative practice? In this 2-hour class we will create science-based projects that help you unlock your creative potential in a supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere. Students leave with  renewed confidence in their potential as artists and all the skills they need to begin a creativity practice. $35

SC – 2   Teen/Adult Saturday May 25 10:00-12:00pm

SC - 3   Teen/Adult Saturday June 22 10:00-12:00pm

 



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14 - &up Hearn 5/25 - 5/25 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View
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14 - &up Hearn 6/22 - 6/22 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $35.00 View

SC 4-5 Sacred Symbols Workshop

Discover your own personal connection with a sacred image that has inspired humankind for thousands of years! Universal symbols carry great wisdom and healing power. In this class you will be gently guided through a soulful meditative journey into the symbol itself to experience where it and your own mystic creativity meet. Through the playful process of collage you will create a version of the ancient symbol from your own personal vision. September 8 & 15 we will explore the Yin Yang Symbol and the Lakota Medicine Wheel, and September 22 & 29 the Sacred Spiral and the Phases of the Moon. $55 

SC – 4 Ages Teen/Adult Sunday Sept 8 & 15 10:00-12:00pm

SC – 5 Ages Teen/Adult Sunday Sept 22 & 29 10:00-12:00pm



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16 - &up Antonaccio 9/8 - 9/15 Su 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $55.00 View
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16 - &up Antonaccio 9/22 - 9/29 Su 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $55.00 View

SCR 1-2 Special SoulCollage® Artist Retreats

Perfect for experienced soul collagers or anyone interested in learning more about using collage and journaling for self-exploration, growth and personal discovery.

Join us for an unforgettable weekend experience celebrating the power of images to capture, reflect and to create the desires of our hearts - to change our world. 

Retreat activity options 

Full Retreat - Friday & Saturday (workshops, 4 meals, housing) | $350

Open Studio - Friday 1PM - 4PM (workshop & potluck dinner) | $75

Day-long Workshop - Saturday 9:30AM - 4PM (workshops & 2 meals) | $125

* Overnight housing available for a very limited number of participants

Materials packet available upon request. $25

SCR-1 April 26-27 - Archetypes

SCR-2 June 28-29 – Refresh



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18 - &up Hinz 4/26 - 4/26 Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $75.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 4/26 - 4/27 Fr Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $350.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 4/27 - 4/27 Sa 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM $125.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 6/28 - 6/29 Fr Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $350.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 6/28 - 9/27 Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $75.00 View
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18 - &up Hinz 6/29 - 6/29 Sa 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM $125.00 View

SIP 1-7 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! $38

**Advance registration required. Minimum number of students necessary to run class. 

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 Saturday March 2 6:30-8:30

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

Sip – 3 Adult Saturday May 4 6:30-8:30         

Sip – 4 Adult Saturday  June 1  6:30-8:30

Sip – 5 Adult Saturday  July 27  6:30-8:30

Sip – 6 Adult Saturday  August 3 6:30-8:30

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




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21 - &up Hearn 5/4 - 5/4 Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $38.00 View
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21 - &up Hearn 6/1 - 6/1 Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $38.00 View
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21 - &up Hearn 7/27 - 7/27 Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $38.00 View
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21 - &up Hearn 8/3 - 8/3 Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $38.00