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May
19
Sun
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using under glazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Melissa Michel

May
21
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
May 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable
May 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In these intro classes we will go over basic woodworking techniques. Come learn how to make ordinary pieces of wood into functional items or simple pieces of art.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dalton DiMatteo

May
23
Thu
Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this “Pick a Project” welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. The instructor will have three project options (all of different difficulties) available for students to choose from and people can drop-in any time between 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM to complete their creations or start a long-term project to finish in open studios.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

May
25
Sat
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class, students will explore the unique properties of glass, an amorphous solid that showcases properties similar to liquid. Students will focus on replicating natural shapes (like mushrooms and leaves), and will learn how to achieve consistent results. While this class is appropriate for beginners, students are welcome to attend multiple classes, which will provide the opportunity to progress into more complex natural forms (like snails and lizards).

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: John Fetchko

May
26
Sun
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using under glazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Melissa Michel

May
28
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In these intro classes we will go over basic woodworking techniques. Come learn how to make ordinary pieces of wood into functional items or simple pieces of art.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dalton DiMatteo

May
30
Thu
Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this “Pick a Project” welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. The instructor will have three project options (all of different difficulties) available for students to choose from and people can drop-in any time between 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM to complete their creations or start a long-term project to finish in open studios.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Jun
4
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In these intro classes we will go over basic woodworking techniques. Come learn how to make ordinary pieces of wood into functional items or simple pieces of art.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dalton DiMatteo

Jun
5
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Projects:
6/5 stacking rings
6/12 silver pendant
6/19 Stacking rings
6/26 Silver pendant
7/3 Copper Pet Tags
7/10 Stacking rings
7/17 silver pendant
7/24 stacking rings
7/31 silver pendant
8/7 copper pet tags
8/14 silver pendant
8/21 stacking rings

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials for a set project, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

Jun
6
Thu
Pick a Project: Doormats, Wine-holders + Planters (woodworking) @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pick a Project: Doormats, Wine-holders + Planters (woodworking) @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

The goal of the class is to introduce the safe and efficient use of basic carpentry tools and finishes. In our sessions, we will look at the function of tools, proper use, and will attempt to produce at least one of the three project options given or a personal project of choice. 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes wood, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Sage Miller

Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pick a Project: Pencil Holders, Bookends + Horseshoe Wine Holders (welding) @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this “Pick a Project” welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. The instructor will have three project options (all of different difficulties) available for students to choose from and people can drop-in any time between 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM to complete their creations or start a long-term project to finish in open studios.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Jun
7
Fri
Build a Dog House (series) @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Build a Dog House (series) @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn basic framing and wall construction, while building a dog house.
Day 1: Tool Safety. Basic floor construction
Day 2: Building walls and laying out for a door. Proper construction of door header.
Day 3: Laying out a roof and setting roof rafters.
Day 4: Installing roof panels. Final sand and prep for paint.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes wood, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Bobby Johnson

Beginner Ceramics (drop in) @ Ceramic Studio
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics (drop in) @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor. While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or open studio to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Jun
8
Sat
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class, students will explore the unique properties of glass, an amorphous solid that showcases properties similar to liquid. Students will focus on replicating natural shapes (like mushrooms and leaves), and will learn how to achieve consistent results. While this class is appropriate for beginners, students are welcome to attend multiple classes, which will provide the opportunity to progress into more complex natural forms (like snails and lizards).

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: John Fetchko

Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Molds are a useful tool for duplicating objects or translating non-ceramics objects into clay. In this workshop, students will bring objects to practice creating accurate reproductions as well as discuss different types of molds, slip clay, recycling, and firing. Students will go home with their own molds and will have their slip casted product fired. All materials and tools included. No experience necessary.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Kayla Mahoney

Jun
9
Sun
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using under glazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Jun
11
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau