Sign upnow for June craft classes at the Arkansas Craft School

The Arkansas CraftSchool in Mountain View invites you to sign up now forCraft classes to be presented during the month of June.

Weavers –have you ever wanted to learn to turn your hand-woven cloth into distinctivegarments?  Terri Van Orman will be offering “Designing, Constructingand Sewing Handwoven Clothing” June 11 – 15, 2012.  Overcomethe fear of cutting your precious handwoven cloth and learn the tricks tocreating functional one-of-a kind fashions.  Students should have basicweaving skills.  Tuition for this five-day class is $250.00.

June 18 –22, Skip and Racheal Mathews will be presenting their popular “PaintingCopper with Fire” class.  Although the class is currently full, weare adding names to our waiting list, with a possible second class to beoffered later in the season.  Fees for the five-day class are $250.00 plus$55.00 materials fee.

Lace-making can bearduous, but not if you know how to tat!  Learn this traditional art inonly one day with Rebecca Holden.  Becky will be teaching the craft onJune 22, in the Arkansas Craft School Fiber Studio.  Tuition is only$50.00 for the one-day class.

Moms and Dads– are your kids looking for something to do this summer?  The Craft Schoolwill be holding our popular “Summer Craft Camp for Kids” June 25– 28.  The instructor will be Anya Bruhin, art instructor in the PeaRidge school district, in northwest Arkansas. Fun activities include bookmaking, sculpture, collage, and drawing, withceramic and painting projects as time allows.  Tuition for the four-dayclass for kids will be $150.00.  As with all of the classes at the Arkansas Craft School,scholarships are available for those who qualify financially and artistically.

There is stilltime to sign up for early June classes as well:

·       June 1 -3:  “Glass Pendants,Cabochons and Buttons” with Beau Anderson- $450.00

·        June 5 – 8:  “FurtherAdventures in Glassblowing” with Ed Pennebaker at his Osage, AR glassblowing studio – $325.00

·        June 8 – 10:  “Beginning toKnit” with Juliann King – $150.00

·       June 11 – 15:  “WoodblockPrinting” with Daniel Adams – $250.00

Visit the Arkansas Craft School’swebsite, for more information on these and otherupcoming classes, as well as registration forms and scholarshipapplications.  The Arkansas Craft School,located on Main Streetin Mountain View, Arkansas is dedicated to the education ofaspiring and practicing craft artisans for success in the CreativeEconomy.  The Craft School partners with Ozarka Collegewhich offers Continuing Education credits for all of its courses.  Supportfor the Arkansas Craft Schoolis provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Departmentof Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment of the Arts.