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Sculptural Felt: Shape, Form, Adornment

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

Instructor: Emery Hall October 21-25 Delve into dynamic forms with felt as a contemporary sculptural medium. We will begin by exploring traditional felting techniques to create both vessel shapes and flat-based forms. We will then apply our own unique designs in form and shape to contextualize constructed woolen objects. Bringing one of the oldest forms […]

Beginning Blacksmithing

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

Instructor: Nate Weiss October 22-23 Learn to forge metal with a hammer and anvil while gaining basic working skills of blacksmithing tools and techniques. Topics covered will include; coal forge maintenance, hammering techniques, use of tongs, anvils, and vises. Hands-on work will teach you to create tapers to scrolls, bending, forming, hot punching, riveting and […]

Beginning Blacksmithing

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

Instructor: Sean Fitzsimmons November 5-6 Learn to forge metal with a hammer and anvil while gaining basic working skills of blacksmithing tools and techniques. Topics covered will include; coal forge maintenance, hammering techniques, use of tongs, anvils, and vises. Hands-on work will teach you to create tapers to scrolls, bending, forming, hot punching, riveting and […]

Homemade Watercolor Demonstration

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Tuesday, November 15, 7:00pm-8:00pm Watercolor paints are a surprisingly simple, non-toxic set of artist’s colors to make at home. Utilizing natural pigments and binders with historically-inspired tools, Natalie Stopka will demonstrate how to create your own paints for pans or tubes. While mulling her paint, Natalie will also mull over the ways in which evolving  […]

Recurring Event PV Membership Meetings

PV Membership Meeting

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Calling all current members! Join us for our quarterly Peters Valley Membership Meeting! Led by Executive Director, Kristin Muller, and joined by Peters Valley staff, virtual membership meetings are a way to find out on a quarterly basis what is going on at Peters Valley. You will also find out about new member benefits & […]

Creative Cell Phone Photography Techniques

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Sunday, March 12 ~ 11:00am-2:00pm EST Whether you have an iPhone or an Android, in this stress-free workshop, you will learn how to create stunning photographs and benefit from the immediacy of this powerful tool. Have fun creating impressive images by using great composition and lighting along with the recommended apps to enhance your photos. […]

Recurring Event PV Membership Meetings

PV Membership Meeting

Online

Calling all current members! Join us for our quarterly Peters Valley Membership Meeting! Led by Executive Director, Kristin Muller, and joined by Peters Valley staff, virtual membership meetings are a way to find out on a quarterly basis what is going on at Peters Valley. You will also find out about new member benefits & […]

Wheel Throwing I Workshop

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

Wednesday Evenings ~ 6:30pm-9:00pm February 1 – March 22 (8 sessions) This hands-on course is designed to establish a solid foundation in wheel throwing, while the basic knowledge in clay, glaze, and firing will be taught in a structural method. Issues in historical and contemporary wheel-thrown ceramics will be discussed. Instruction will center around demonstrations, […]