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In this class we will make a Notebook in the artisan style with a replaceable inside pad. Prior to making the actual Notebook we will talk about artisan tools and their use.April 22 schedule (Notebook): Cutting: First step will be to cut all pieces to size and mark them.Edge Dying: The edges will be dyed and polishedGlueing: The leather pieces...

$90
W.   Apr 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(42)
Wednesday April 22 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Sunday May 10 12pm - 5pm 1 Session $130
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In this course we will cover the basic science behind making fermented probiotic-rich vegetables, why they are good for you and how to make them yourself. Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria....

$45
Th.   Apr 23rd, 7pm
All levels
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids:How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Su.   Apr 26th, 11am
All levels
(42)
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This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off­grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off­grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs. The class is for artists, DIYer’s, makers, and anyone who isn’t a “professional” with a very basic understanding of electricity and...

$80
Su.   Apr 26th, 12pm
Beginner
(42)
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How does light work in pigments to make color tactile or possibly convey taste? This class will introduce the various personalities of pigments and explain how they stack and suspend in binders. This workshop will serve as an introduction to the layering system of paint and how one can mimic surface and control light. You will grind and mull pigment...

$70
Su.   Apr 26th, 12pm
All levels
(42)
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Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the relative...

$50
Su.   Apr 26th, 12:30pm
Advanced
(42)
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Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the relative...

$50
Su.   Apr 26th, 12:30pm
Beginner
(42)
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This class aims to demystify the invisible physical phenomenon that we process as sound. We will follow the mechanical and electrical pioneers of the 19th and 20th century as they spent sleepless nights trying to capture the minute fluctuations in air pressure that our brain effortlessly decodes as sound.This class will explain and re-create some of...

$35
Th.   Apr 30th, 7pm
All levels
(42)
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Expect everything to be covered from home locks to handcuffs…padlocks to a lockbox. In this class, we will start with a bit of history of Locking mechanisms, then evolution of design, followed by hands-on tutorial and plenty of interactive practice.Each person gets equipment to practice on in class. And everyone will open a bunch of locks…Guaranteed.Additional...

$65
Sa.   May 2nd, 12pm
All levels
(42)
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Brace yourselves for these fizzy, buzzy, sodas. While there are more choices on the market now for sparkly fermented beverages made with healthier ingredients, like kombucha and fruit sodas made with real fruit and cane sugar, they can be a  bit on the pricey side. Fortunately, it is fairly easy to make these delicious beverages in your home...

$30
Th.   May 7th, 7:30pm
All levels
(42)
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During this two session workshop, students will learn how to create and weave on their own backstrap loom, as we create exquisite weavings inspired by Mayan culture. Participants will create a belt during this class. Indigo, historically extracted from plants, is among the oldest dyes to be used for textiles and is known for embodying a rich and distinctive...

$180
Sa.Su.   May 9th, 12pm
All levels
(42)
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In this hands-on workshop you will learn all the steps needed to coat, sensitize, shoot, develop and varnish a 4x5 tintype. Each plate is a one-of-a-kind positive image on blackened tin, there are no negatives or enlargements in the process. Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's called “wet-plate”...

$275
Sa.Su.   May 23rd, 10am
All levels
(42)
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The word mandala can be translated to mean "circle" in Sanskrit.  Mandalas have an extensive historical, psychological, and spiritual significance. According to Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist who is often credited with introducing mandala symbolism to Western culture, "...the mandala is the center. It is the exponent of all paths. It is...

$35
Sa.   May 23rd, 2pm
All levels
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This class serves as an introduction to the Java-based Processing programming environment. Processing was created in 2001 as a way to enable artists to easily integrate software into their work, and has since become an extremely popular tool for prototyping and production in the arts community. It's also a great tool for non-programmers to learn from...

$45
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(42)
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The difference between a mediocre guitar and one you simply can't put down could be a few thousandths of an inch. The trick is knowing where to look for them. (Hint: it's more than just the truss rod.) A proper set up not only keeps your guitar in top playing condition but can help prevent the need for more serious repairs later. Furthermore,...

$75
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(42)
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There is a reason that some traditions last for thousands of years. The tools and techniques of ancient Japanese woodworking remain some of the most intelligent and elegant components of modern Eastern woodworking, and in this class, students will learn the basics of these methodologies in an interactive environment. Part history lesson, and part workshop,...

$50
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(42)
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids: How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(42)
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Each participant will learn hands on shaping techniques and mixing your own dough and incorporating starters. The world is not flat but some of the world’s best breads are. Easy to handle and quick to cook these free form breads from fougasse to naan are traditional and popular the world over. And since there are no ovens - We will be cooking old...

$55
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All levels
(42)
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of paper marbling, an ancient printing technique in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface and is later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). Called Ebru by the Turkish and Suminagashi by the Japanese, marbling has always been a mysterious technique with varied...

$80
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(42)
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In this class, students will learn how to make an organic Indigo dye vat, patterning techniques for dyeing and how to achieve varying depths of color from a single dye vat.Some fabric will be provided for experimentation but students are invited to bring up to 3 garments, light in color and of natural fiber, to add to the vat. Time to breathe new life...

$75
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(42)