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Classes, Camps & Workshops
Throughout the year, the Brentwood Arts Exchange offers classes and workshops of interest to all ages – from children’s programs to learning opportunities for teens, adults, and working artists.
Please take a look at our class and camp schedule by searching our SMARTlink system. It is accessible by clicking on the icon to the right. As you navigate through SMARTlink and register for a class or activity, you must know your account PIN and Barcode number. Follow the directions in SMARTlink to retrieve this information.
Learn the art of camera operation, controls and aesthetic decisions; and how to download and print your digital images.
Tuesdays, January 7-February 4, 2014, 6:30–8:30 pm
Adobe Photoshop - Beginners
Using hands-on techniques learn the basics of this premier graphics editing program to perfect images, create unique designs and more! By the end of the month session, you’ll have the skills needed to digitally enhance your art.
Tuesdays, February 11-March 11, 2014, 6:30–8:30 pm
Intro to Metalworking/Jewelry: Adults & Teens
Jewelry making - Silver and COPPER Rings
Make a silver or copper ring and learn the basics of jewelry making. Fundamental jewelry skills such as sawing, filing, soldering and polishing will be taught and practiced. This class is an introduction to jewelry making as a hobby.
Saturday, February 15, 2014, 11 am-3 pm
jewelry MAKING - BEGINNERS
Work with a master metal smith to learn the techniques and principles of jewelry design. Tools will be provided and materials can be purchased directly from the instructor.
Wednesdays, December 4, 2013-January 15, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm
Wednesdays, January 29, 2013-February 26, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm
Family Holiday Art Workshops
ORIGAMI ORNAMENTS Family Workshop
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:30-8:30 pm
Creative Kids Days
Young artists are invited to join us for exciting hands-on arts activities that teach skills in arts materials and core principles of art. Children are encouraged to bring a snack, lunch and smock. Ages 6-12. Before and after care available.
Friday, January 17, 2014, 9 am-4:30 pm
Friday, February 14, 2014, 9 am-4:30 pm
Metal Working for Kids
In this fun workshop your child will be introduced to basic metal working processes such as forging, melting, bending, annealing and metal coloration. Projects include: ring and bracelet making; and usable bowls. Speak with teacher about parent participation.
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 11 am-3 pm
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