Fun with FiBear Arts, Adult Camp

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen-Adult
Saturday, June 29
Time:  10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $60 ($75 non-member) + $20 Materials Fee

Think your kids are having all the fun and wish you could go to camp again? Join us for this 1-day workshop for adults! We’ll squeeze in the highlights of the kids week including ice dyeing, textile printing, playing with pom poms & more! 

We will take an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or visit one of Carlisle’s many wonderful restaurants.

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Improv Basics

Teacher: Melissa Ford
Ages: Adult
5 Tuesdays
July 16, 23, 30; Aug 6, 13
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member)

This is a basic introduction to "long form" improvisation, including “Yes, and," character creation, and object work. Classes will consist of group exercises to get people comfortable interacting with each other onstage, with a focus on enjoying the creative process and having fun together. Give yourself an excuse to laugh and play more! The class will end with a performance to show off your new skills to friends and family!

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Improv Basics

Teacher: Melissa Ford
Ages: Adult
5 Tuesdays
November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member)

This is a basic introduction to "long form" improvisation, including “Yes, and," character creation, and object work. Classes will consist of group exercises to get people comfortable interacting with each other onstage, with a focus on enjoying the creative process and having fun together. Give yourself an excuse to laugh and play more! The class will end with a performance to show off your new skills to friends and family!

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Set The Table

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, June 26
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $65 ($75 non-member)
Material fee: $20

Create 3 distinct pieces for your table, serving, or place setting.
All materials are supplied, no experience required.

Maureen Joyce is the director of ArtsLive and a member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen living in Carlisle PA.  She attended Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh and currently studies at Harrisburg Area Community College. She teaches a variety of ceramic workshops at CALC to encourage participants to explore clay’s various possibilities.

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Garden Mosaics

Instructor: Jeanney Wharton
4 Tuesdays
July 2, 9, 16, 23
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $50.00 ($60 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

Decorate your garden with mosaic balls! Bring color and whimsy to your garden by learning basic techniques for outdoor mosaics.

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Upcycled Teacup Planter

Instructor: Lori Yingst
Wednesday, July 10
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Class Fee: $30.00 ($40 non-member)
+ $20 Materials fee

Using cement and upcycled tea cups we will create standing or hanging planters for your garden. Teacups will be provided or you can bring your own.

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Make a Face

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, July 17
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $40 ($45 non-member)
Material fee: $10
All materials are supplied, no experience required.

Make a mug or vase with a cute little face!
Let Maureen show you how to make a mug that will put a smile on anyone’s mug!

Maureen Joyce is the director of ArtsLive and a member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen living in Carlisle PA.  She attended Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh and currently studies at Harrisburg Area Community College. She teaches a variety of ceramic workshops at CALC to encourage participants to explore clay’s various possibilities.

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Plein Air Drawing Workshop

Teacher: Kim Stone
Ages: 15—Adult
Saturday, August 3
Time:  10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $50 (non-members $55)

Grab your favorite sketchbook and join me for a day of sketching outside in the fresh air. You may bring whatever medium you prefer and a folding chair for comfort. We will go to one or two places during the day and try to stay in the shade. Some experience in drawing is helpful.

Along with a bag lunch, class members should bring sunscreen and a hat. I will supply cold drinks. We will meet at the first location and after lunch, travel to a second one. The goal is to sharpen our ability to see and communicate to our hand as we get more experience learning to let go and draw.

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Bundle Dye with Flowers and Herbs

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen-Adult 
Time: 9:30 a.m to 12 p.m.
Saturday, August 24

Fee: $40 ($45 non-member) + $15 Materials Fee

Keep the wonderful colors of summer with you all year round.  Join us and bundle dye with flowers and herbs from the instructors dye garden and local farms.  We’ll create a colorful silk scarf while learning about natural dyes and mordant.  While the silk scarves are “cooking” we’ll pound color into a cotton bandanna using the same flowers and the “Hapa Zome” technique.

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Cut-It-Out!

Workshop with Ceramic Artist, Maureen Joyce

Wednesday, August 28
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ages 12 to Adult
Fee: $40 Member ($45 Non-Member)
Material fee: $10.00

Create a ceramic lantern using a pre-thrown form. Maureen will show you how to cut out shapes to make a beautiful lantern. Students will select a glaze and Maureen will fire your piece and it will be ready for you to pick up in about a week after the class. All tools and materials are provided, no experience needed. Some tools used are sharp knives and adult supervision is needed for younger participants.

Maureen Joyce is the director of ArtsLive and a member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen living in Carlisle PA.  She attended Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh and currently studies at Harrisburg Area Community College. She teaches a variety of ceramic workshops at CALC to encourage participants to explore clay’s various possibilities.

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Weaving 101 

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen - Adult
Time: 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26
Fee:  $20 ($25 non-members)
Materials Fee: $15
Take a break and explore tapestry weaving. You will learn to warp a simple loom, plain weave, create pile or fringe and remove the weaving from the loom and finish it.  Each student will have 2 small wooden looms (approx. 3” x 2 ¾”) to make wall hangings, necklaces or ornaments and a cardboard loom to experiment with.

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CALC Refund Policy for Art Classes
Carlisle Arts Learning Center does not provide a cash refund for cancellation of art classes, unless the class is cancelled by CALC. In order to request a withdrawal from a class or workshop, students must contact CALC at least 5 days before the first class meeting. Students who request a withdrawal at least 5 days prior to the first meeting will receive a 90% tuition class credit. Students withdrawing fewer than 5 days from the first day of class are not eligible for a class credit.
Please note we are unable to provide make-up opportunities, prorate or provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts.