Make a Nuno Felt Scarf
Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

Make a Nuno Felt Scarf

Instructors: Judith Daniels

Price: $90

Material Fee: $25

Description: In this class students will be introduced to the technique of nuno felting; a wet felting process that involves felting wool into silk or another natural fabric. Nuno felting is an extremely versatile medium that can be used to make accessories, wall hangings, vessels etc. Participants will design and make their own scarves and will leave with a beautiful piece of art-to-wear. Participants need to be able to stand for several hours.

Materials students should bring:

2 pieces bubble wrap, 24”x142”
2 pieces .5 -.7 mil painter’s plastic 24” X 140”
2-4 towels
Plastic bucket, capacity of about 1 gallon
Plastic bottle with little holes on the cap or ball brause (can be found online at felting suppliers) or small garden pump sprayer (can be found at Home Depot)
Small bottle of plain natural dish soap
3-4 pantyhose legs
2 pool noodles at least 28” long
Scissors
Tape measure
Measuring spoons
Notebook
Pencil
2 Plastic garbage bags or waterproof containers (to bring home wet materials)
Bring food and drinks or plan to get something across the street. We will have a short lunch break.

Materials instructor will provide:

Silk habotai or chiffon material dyed and sized to make a scarf Superfine merino wool
Silk scraps and silk roving for embellishment, Bed risers for tables, Measuring spoon 

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Artist as Small Business
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Artist as Small Business

Instructors: Kim Bernard

Price: 250.00

Material Fee: 0

Description: From A-Z, everything an emerging artist needs to know to be a Small (but Creative!) Business: artist-gallery relationships, banking, branding, budgeting, business plan, business structure, contracts, commissions, copyright, federal and state tax ID’s, funding, hiring an assistant, insurance, inventory, licensing, marketing, money management, permits, registering, sale of works and taxes. Bernard will tackle these dry by necessary topics with interactive exercises, humor and dark chocolate.

One SCHOLARSHIP is available to attend this workshop.
To apply, email one paragraph of why you should receive it to Kim at info@kimbernard.com by 11/12 midnight.

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Game Dev Workshop, part 2
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Game Dev Workshop, part 2

Come and learn to write code for a mythical 8-bit video game computer called the "PICO-8", with two expert game programmers from Activision, Michael Vance and Wade Brainerd. No matter if you're an experienced hacker or if you've never typed a letter of code, we'll have a great time and make some awesome games together.

Topics covered will include a complete introduction to computer programming in the context of simple 2D video games, a tour of the PICO-8 virtual game system and its development tools, and guidance through more advanced topics like animation, collision detection and AI.

Students should bring a computer unless otherwise arranged, and should be comfortable typing and with basic equations such as addition and multiplication.

RSVPs to info@rocklandsteelhouse.com encouraged, but not required. This is an amazing FREE opportunity to learn game development from the pros!

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