November 19, 2019

Pottery Classes From Local Artist Barbra Lydon

About Barbra Lydon: Barbara Lydon is a multimedia artist who specializes in ceramics. During the summer, she works for the Forest Service in Prince William Sound, where she gathers inspiration for much of her artwork. In the winter, she works out of her home art studio in Girdwood, teaches art classes, and also works for the Forest Service coordinating a multi-agency artist residency program, Voices of the Wilderness. Barbara enjoys creating both sculptural and functional art work, and loves using bright colors on whimsical, handcrafted pieces.

CLAY ORNAMENTS: In this two session ceramic class, local artist Barbara Lydon will share a variety of techniques to inspire the creation of one-of-a-kind ornaments. Artists will each create five clay ornaments using a variety of hand-building techniques in the first class, and then hand paint them with glazes in the second class. A great idea for a special gift to give or to decorate your own tree!  Class sizes limited to five students.

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CLAY HANDPRINTS: In this open house ceramic class, local artist Barbara Lydon will host a session to create clay hand or foot prints as a long-lasting reminder of those fleeting childhood days. A great idea for a special gift or to save for a family keepsake!

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Pie Making with Tommy O’Malley!

It’s PIE time! Bring two amazing pie’s to the Thanksgiving table. Learn the secrets to making the perfect pie crust from an international pie baking champion! Tommy O’ Malley will teach you just in time for Thanksgiving. You will go home with two delicious pies to delight your loved ones. Choose from: an apple or a pumpkin. All ingredients are provided, however you must bring two pie pans and a rolling pin. Bring your own beverages if you wish.


Tuesday November 26th from 6-9pm. Cost $35.

Held at the Meadows Community Center.

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Art Night At Spoonline! Wet Felted Fingerless Gloves

A fantastic wet felting class for beginner or intermediate felters, no expirience in necessary. You will get to choose from a rainbow of ultra fine merino wool colors, and add several textural details with silk, flax, hemp, sparkle fibers, wool locks, and wool neps. Everyone will go home with a beautiful pair of super soft merino wool gloves for yourself or as a gift for someone very special. Just in time for the winter season! For ages 12 and up.

Monday December 16th from 6-9p. Cost $55.

Class will be held at Spoonline, 174 Hightower, Girdwood.

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Art Night At Spoonline! Flower Arranging 101

Anchorage artist Christina Wilson teaches flower arranging as part of her art course at Alaska Pacific University and she’s coming to Girdwood to teach us the basics! The floral arrangements will highlight holiday accents like cranberries, rosemary, pine & more, but you will have a variety of other flowers to work with as well. Learn about floral history, signature arrangement tricks, and inexpensive ways to create beautiful arrangements! You will create 2 flower arrangements (a holiday arrangement and an all seasons arrangement). No need to buy supplies, all is provided in the price, you just show up with your artistic hands ready to create!

Monday December 8th from 4-6:30p. Cost $65.

Class will be held at Spoonline, 174 Hightower, Girdwood.

Register for Flower Arranging 101 Here!