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Retrospective: Harvey Fein

Peters Valley School of Craft 19 Kuhn Road, Layton, NJ

This exhibition showcases the evolution of Harvey Fein's creations throughout his wood working career. Come see all the incredible pieces and shop from over 200 artisans in our retail gallery! Opening Reception Oct 21st, 3-5pm

Precious Movements: A Wellness Workshop Series for Jewelers

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October 18, October 25, November 1 ~  6:00pm -7:15pm EST Instructor: Missy Graff Ballone Your alignment at the bench matters! Most jewelers aren’t taught how to sit, stand, or move well at the bench. Did you know that your everyday movements can actually retrain your body to create strength in areas that might be lacking? […]

Holiday Market

Peters Valley School of Craft Gallery 16 Kuhn Rd, Layton, NJ, United States

Celebrate the Magic of the Holidays at Our Annual Handmade Holiday Market! Get ready to embark on a festive journey through creativity and craftsmanship! Our exhibition space has once again been transformed into an enchanting Holiday market, a true winter wonderland filled with the spirit of the season and brimming with new work from incredibly […]

Cochineal Ink Demonstration

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Cochineal ink is a brilliantly colored writing and drawing medium connected to an ancient lineage of craft. Made from the cochineal insect who feeds exclusively on prickly pear cactus, it’s a precious and brilliant natural hue. Natalie Stopka will demonstrate how to create your own ink, with recipes for three different shades. She’ll also discuss […]

Buckthorn Yellow Lake Demonstration

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Buckthorn Yellow Lake is a vibrant, opaque yellow for water-based media including watercolors and gouache, as well as crayons and pastels. This pigment is made from common buckthorn berries (Rhamnus cathartica), which can be purchased or easily foraged in areas where the plant is invasive – most of the northeast US! Join Natalie Stopka in […]

Indigo Clay Blue Demonstration

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Indigo Clay Blue, also called Maya blue, is inspired by the celestial blue decorating Mesoamerican sculpture. From the 9th through 16th century, this highly lightfast pigment was ingeniously produced from indigo. Join Natalie Stopka in a live online demonstration recreating Indigo Clay Blue, followed by Q+A. The semi-transparent warm blue is suitable for watercolor, crayon, […]

Nuno Felting Virtual Demonstration

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February 7 & 21 ~ 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST Come delve into the origins and evolution of Nuno Felting, tracing its roots and cultural significance. In the first session, Oksana will guide you through demonstration, unraveling the step-by-step process of creating a basic Nuno Felting sample. She will then combine wool fibers to create textured […]

Eggshell White Demonstration

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Eggshell White is a beautiful, opaque warm white for water-based media including watercolors and gouache, as well as painting grounds and pastels. Chicken eggs are an age-old source of the pigment, recognized today as calcium carbonate. Join Natalie Stopka in a live online demonstration of pigment processing, during which we’ll discuss how the artisans of […]

Iron Gall Ink Demonstration

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Iron Gall Ink, made from commonplace oak galls, iron, and tree sap, was the ubiquitous and indelible European writing ink for centuries. Join Natalie Stopka in a live online demonstration of ink making, during which we’ll discuss the particularly entrancing visual and chemical properties of this richly-colored writing and drawing medium. Natalie's recipes, foraging guidelines, […]