The Ned Harris
Education Studio

Enjoy a diverse lineup of workshops with professional artists!
 

The Ned Harris Education Studio is generously supported by
TAYLOR and the Ned Harris Family.
Ned Harris (1925 - 2016)
A great photographer, artist, curator and beloved friend.


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BRUSH LETTERING
Teacher: Kristen Herman
Date: July 28th
Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $52 + $10 Materials Fee
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This all-levels workshop will cover the basics of brush lettering and provide students with the tools needed to practice the craft further on their own. Instruction will include mastering the basic strokes used in brush lettering and building letters, words and phrases from those basic strokes. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques needed to create beautiful hand lettered art. Students will bring home their own brush lettered quote, brush pens, and an in-depth workbook with the full course instruction to continue practicing at home.


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PRINTMAKING WITH NATURAL DYES
Teacher: Jamie Kimak
Date: August 4th
Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $52 + $10 Materials Fee
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In this class, students will forgo ink printmaking in exchange for natural dyes. Dye printing pastes instead of inks allows for vibrant and transparent colors. Students will learn about different dyes available for fabric, different thickeners, how to prepare the dye print paste, how to print with it on fabric and the different ways to set it.


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INTRO TO WEAVING
Teacher: Colleen Vanderhoef of Sunshine Gallery
Date: August 11th
Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $52 + $8 Materials Fee
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Beginner ‘Weaving’ for 8(max)students on a classic vintage Oola loom is both enjoyable and satisfying. Create a rectangular tapestry using  a loom, shed stick, and flat stick; and warp techniques, colorful yarns, select ribbons, and incorporate beads into your overall harmonious design. Make a design with complementary or analogous colors. Weaving is an old craft, as early as prehistoric times. Create yours one thread at a time, over and under, with a primitive or cultural flair. Bring a friend. 


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PENDANT & JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOP
Teacher: Colleen Vanderhoef of Sunshine Gallery
Date: August 18th
Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $52 + $12 Materials Fee
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Join Art Teacher Colleen Vanderhoef in creating your own pendant necklaces made from clay and decorated with beads (beads available for purchase from Nebula Glass). Students will learn how to design, handle clay, cut & press with tools supplied, and finish their pendants for later date pick up. Most supplies included.
 
Students will create two with two pre-made pendants, selecting colorful commercial beads, and cording to take home, as well as two Handmade clay pendants to be fired, clear glazed, and strung ready for pick up at a later date.  4 necklaces total.


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PORTRAIT DRAWING WORKSHOP
Teacher: Richard Scarpa
Date: August 25th
Times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $52
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This Workshop will introduce the essentials of drawing a head, step by step how to construct the head using forms, structure, planes, proportions, placement and general form of the features, while attaining the likeness and the effect of light and shade on the head. General instruction and artist demonstration as well as individual instruction that will be tailored to one’s level whether one is a beginner or more advanced.


CUSTOM ART PARTIES: We have a wonderful community of artists with decades of collective experience in arts education. Let us design a custom birthday party for any age! Painting, figure drawing, collage, photography, videography – the list goes on! The Ned Harris Education Studio is a beautiful, sun filled artist studio space in the largest artist studio building within the GARNER Historic District. Parties can supply their own food & drink, and we’ll supply the tables, chairs, and the ART! For more information and to reserve your CUSTOM ART PARTY. (Custom art parties directly benefit GARNER Arts Center's educational programming initiatives) To reserve, contact us via email info@garnerartscenter.org or by phone at 845-947-7108

If you're interested in learning more about Art Parties or the Spring session please call 845-947-7108, email info@garnerartscenter.org or fill out the below form:


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Ned Harris (1925 - 2016)
A great photographer, artist, curator and beloved friend.