Arkansas Craft School schedules work shops

Portrait Drawing From Photographs

Instructor: Adrian Deckbar – Instructor Website:

In this 3 day workshop with professional artist Adrian Deckbar, students will learn how to paint beautiful, realistic portraits using photographs as a basis for creating new works of art.

Students are welcome to work with their chosen medium – graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and/or watercolor.  Open to the medium you are most familiar with – pencil if no art background, which is perfectly OK!

Suitable for ages 16 and up.

Beginner Stained Glass

Beginner stained glass templates – Instructor: Barbara Cornett

In this two day beginner stained glass course, students will create a stained glass window using one of four patterns that are provided by the instructor, glass artist Barbara Cornett. Students will learn how to cut out glass pieces for their window, how to use a glass grinder to finish the glass edges, as well as how to fit the pieces together. They will use copper foil to wrap each piece of glass they make and solder their pieces together to create a one of a kind work of art.

Students will patina their window and finish it with a zinc frame. A selection of glass will be available to choose from. All tools will be provided. All that is needed for this two day class is your enthusiasm and creativity! For safety reasons, no tank tops or open toed shoes in the glass studio please.

Wire Wrapping I & II

Wire wrapped bracelet – Instructor: Dora Gonzalez

In this class students will learn the basics of wire wrapping. This includes safety, various types of wire, the different tools, and a variety of knots.

Level I will have students constructing a wire wrapped bracelet and will be held from 10a-12p.

In level II, students will construct ear-cuffs and / or earrings and will be held the same day from 1p-3p.

Interested in learning more?  Register for Level III, wire-wrapping advanced techniques – to be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 1-3pm. In this advanced class, students will construct a wire-woven pendant.

Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Arkansas Craft School is located at 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560 – Visit their website for more information.