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Weekly Happenings

Tuesdays: TeensPainting Class for teens (weekly, $35/mth + mat'ls), 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: TeensYouth Art Class (junior high ages, weekly, $35/mth), 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays: ChildrenElementary Art Class (elemenary ages, weekly, $35/mth), 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
TeensAdults Field Trips for painters, sketchers, photographers (monthly Oct - April, weekly May - Sept, Free, no RSVP needed). Time & locations at www.IdahoArtLab.org/field-trips

Monthly Happenings

2nd Thursday: TeensAdults Gab at the Lab artist hang-out (monthly, Free), 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Last Thursday: TeensAdults Artists Monthly Gathering & Still Life session (monthly, Free), 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
TeensAdults Field Trips for painters, sketchers, photographers (monthly Oct - April, Free, no RSVP needed). Time & locations at www.IdahoArtLab.org/field-trips

Scheduled Workshops & Events

WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED
(Check back often for additions & changes)

Bad timing? Call to schedule a workshop at YOUR convenience. (208) 932-0893.


  • Saturday, December 2 , 1:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.
    TeensAdultsAcrylic Painting with Vern Russell (3 hours): Cost: $50.00 plus materials / Class Size: 6 - 10 / Age: 14+
  • Saturday, Decembr 16 , 1:00 pm - 3:00 p.m.
    TeensAdultsWatercolor Painting with Vern Russell (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 plus materials / Class Size: 6 - 10 / Age: 14+
  • Wednesday, Decembr 20 , 5:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.
    TeensAdultsWatercolor Painting Techniques for Beginners (2 hours): Cost: $35.00, materials included/ Class Size: 6 - 10 / Age: 14+

* Certification workshops teach you how to use the lab's equipment so you can begin to rent that Lab for $5.00/hour ($3.00 with a punch card)


* Workshop FULL? Call (208) 932-0893 to schedule at your convenience.
Workshops Offered

Labs available to rentHere is a list of WORKSHOPS OFFERED on demand. Pick a workshop & call us to schedule it.
Printer Friendly Workshop List    Prices & Offerings subject to change.

ART, General
TeensAdultsBasic Art Design (2 part series, 2 hrs each): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 16+
TeensAdultsArtist Portfolios & Scholarships (1 hour): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsPioneer Days Art Workshops (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 / Includes 3 printouts / Class Size Limit: 11 / Age: 16+

Cartoon Animation
ChildrenTeensAdultsCartoon Animation (4 hrs, hand drawn): Cost: $100.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 8+
TeensAdultsCartoon Animation (3 days, 2 hours each, digitally drawn): Cost: $150.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 13+
Rent the Cartoon Animation Station: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Ceramics
ChildrenTeensAdultsCeramic Glazing Techniques (1 hour): Cost: $25.00 + cost of piece / Class Size Limit: 16 / Age: 10+
TeensAdultsCeramic Mold Pouring (1 hour): Cost: FREE / Class Size Limit: 6 / Age: 13+
Ceramic Prepping to prepare for kiln firing (1 hour): Cost: FREE / Class Size Limit: 6 / Age: 13+
ChildrenTeensAdultsCeramic Dry Brushing (1 hour):, Cost: $25.00 + cost of piece / Class Size Limit: 16 / Age: 10+
Hundreds of Paint Your Own Pottery pieces are available for glazing or painting anytime we are open

Computer Lab
TeensAdultsBeginning Photo Editing with Photoshop (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $135.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsAdvanced Photo Editing with Photoshop (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $135.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 16+
TeensAdultsBeginning Photo Editing with GIMP (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $135.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsAdvanced Photo Editing with GIMP (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $135.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 16+
TeensAdultsBeginning Adobe Illustrator (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $135.00 / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 13+
Rent the Computer Arts Lab: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card.

Drawing
TeensAdultsHow to Draw a Realistic Horse (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsEraser Effects (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 12+
TeensAdultsDrawing Lakes & Mountains (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsDrawing Trees & Bushes (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsPerspective Drawing (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsPortrait Drawing (2 Part Series, 2 hours each): Cost: $100.00 / Materials include / Class Size Limit: 10 /Age: 13+
TeensAdultsDrawing Dragons (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsHow to Draw Wings (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsHow to Draw Manga (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 8+
TeensAdultsHow to Draw Wolves (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 10+
TeensAdultsZenDoodle (1 hour): Cost: $25.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 10+

Drawing / Colored Pencil
TeensAdultsColoring with Marker and Colored Pencil (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 6 / Age: 12+
TeensAdultsHow to Draw Hair with Colored Pencil (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+

Faceting
AdultsFaceting gemstone cutting (3 hours): Cost: $80.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: Adults

Lapidary
TeensAdultsLapidary stone cutting/polishing (2 hours): Cost: $25.00 / materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Rent the Lapidary Lab equipment: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

TeensAdultsIntro to Wire Wrapping (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 + cost of stone / Tool use & wire included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Rent Wire Wrapping tools: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Metal Arts
TeensAdultsIntro to Lost Wax Casting (3 part, 2 hours each): Class: $150.00 + cost of metal (Metal for an average size ring is about $25.00 or bring your own
silver or gold to melt) / Wax & studio fee included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 12+
Rent the Lost Wax Metal Casting Lab : $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Daniel Hidalgo plein air paintingPainting
TeensAdultsUnder drawing for Painters (1.5 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsWall Murals: How to design & Paint (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 12+
TeensAdultsColor Mixing (1.5 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Supplies included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsAcrylic Painting for Beg. (2 hrs, by Daniel Hidalgo): Cost: $35.00 / Mat’ls included / Class Size Limit: 10 /, Age: 13+
TeensAdultsAcrylic Painting for Beg. (2 hrs, by Desiree Moeller): Cost: $35.00 / Mat’ls included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
ChildrenTeensAdultsWater Marbling of Paper (1.5 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 8+
TeensAdultsOil Painting for Beginners (3 days, 2 hours each): Cost: $150.00 + Materials / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsPastel Painting for Beginners (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 13+
Desiree Chesebro-MoellerTeensAdultsColor Landscapes in Pastel (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsPainting Animals in Pastel (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 8 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsWatercolor Tips & Tricks (1 hour): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsWatercolor for Beginners (1 hr, by Daniel Hidalgo): Cost: $35.00 / Mat’ls included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsWatercolor for Beginners (1 hr, by Desiree Moeller): Cost: $35.00 / Mat’ls included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsEasy Watercolor Portraits from Photos (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 /Materials included / Class Size Limit: 16 /Age: 13+
Always free use of standing easels, tabletop easels, bench easels, straight-edge board & the drafting table

Paper Arts
ChildrenTeensAdultsPaper Arts, Paper cutting & embossing (1 ½ hour): Cost: $25.00 / Mat’ls included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 8+
Rent the Paper Arts Lab : $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

TeensAdultsPaper Making (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Once you know how to make paper …
TeensAdultsPaper Molding (2 hours): Cost: $35.00, using paper you made in the Paper Making workshop / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+

Photography
Note: See COMPUTER ARTS section for digital Photo Editing workshops
TeensAdultsDigital Photography for Beginners (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Bring your camera / Class Size Limit: 20 / Age: 13+
ChildrenPhotography for Children (1.5 hours): Cost: $25.00 / Class Size Limit: 10 / Ages: 8-12
TeensAdultsPhotography Darkroom (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsMake a Pinhole Camera & Darkroom (2 part series, 1 hour each): Cost: $60.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 6 / Age: 12+
TeensAdultsIntro to Med/Lrg. Format Photography (2 part series, 2 hrs each): Cost: $100.00 / Bring your camera or rent for $15 / Class Size Limit: 4, Age: 16+
Ask us about our free On-Location Photo Shoots or go to www.IdahoArtLab.org/field-trips!

We are a non-profit. We provide tax benefits for your donations. Donate your used digital, medium or large format camera so we can provide this program to all.


Pottery
ChildrenTeensAdultsPottery Lesson (3 hours): Cost: $70.00 each or $100 per couple + clay / firing costs / 1 ½ hours instruction + 1 ½ hours add’l wheel time / Includes 2 lb. clay with glaze & firing / Class Size Limit: 2 / Age: 7+
ChildrenTeensAdultsPottery Class (4 part series): Cost: $140.00 each or $200/couple + clay / firing costs / Instruction with 3 hours wheel time per class / Includes 8 lb. clay with glaze & firing / Class Size Limit: 1 (couples are okay) / Age: 7+
TeensAdultsPottery Demo (15 minutes) $20.00 / This certifies you to rent the Pottery Lab / For experienced or self-taught potters.
Take any of the above then rent the Pottery Lab: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

An 8 yr. old potter

Print Making
TeensAdultsHand-Carved Block Printing (2 hours): Cost: $50.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Rent the Block Printing Lab: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Screen Printing
TeensAdultsIntro to Screen Printing (2 hours): Cost: $35.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
TeensAdultsAdvanced Screen Printing with Photo Emulsion (2 part, 1 ½ hours each): $100.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Rent the Screen Printing Lab: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Scroll Saw Woodworking
TeensAdultsScroll Saw Woodworking (2 hours): Cost: $25.00 / Materials included / Class Size Limit: 4 / Age: 14+
Rent the Scroll Saw Lab: $5 per hour, $12.00 per 3 hr. session, or $3 per hour with a $90 Punch Card

Sculpture
We sell clay for $1.00 per lb. Rent a kiln for $25.00 or fire by-the piece at 25¢ an inch.
TeensAdultsIntro to Sculpture, slab construction (2 part series, 1 hour each): Cost: $50.00 / 2 lbs. clay, glaze, firing included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsIntro to Sculpture, free form construction (2 part series, 1 hr each): Cost: $50.00 / 2 lbs. clay, glaze, firing included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsAdvanced Sculpture, armature building (2 part series, 2 ½ hr + 1 hr class): Cost: $70.00 + materials & firing costs / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+
TeensAdultsCoil Pot building (2 part series, 1 hour each): Cost: $50.00 / 2 lbs. clay, glaze, firing included / Class Size Limit: 10 / Age: 13+

Additional KIDS workshops!
Note: All materials are included in all KIDS Workshops unless otherwise noted. See our Group Art Parties rate sheet for groups of 6 or more.
ChildrenTeensWatercolor Painting on 8” x 10” paper (1 hour): Cost: $17.50 / Age: 5 - 17
ChildrenTeensCeramic Dry Brushing (1 hour): Cost: $17.50 + cost of ceramic piece / Age 8 – 17
ChildrenTeensPaper Arts, Paper Cutting & Embossing (1 hour): Cost $17.50 / Ages 8 – 17
ChildrenTeensClay Animals (1 ½ hours): Cost: $35.00 / Ages 5 - 17


The Idaho Art Lab is provided in part by:    

Diamond Donors (We couldn't have done it without you!):
  Dung and Dunger Paper Arts Studio
 Daniel & Kara Hidalgo (Teton), Desiree Chesbro-Moeller (St. Anthony), DeAnn Fausett (St. Anthony)


Platinum Donors (> $1,000):
  Idaho Community Foundation -East Idaho Greatest Need Fund  Fin Fun Mermaid Tails  
Signature Signs - Idaho Falls, Idaho
  Idaho Commission on the Arts
Wal-Mart, Rexburg, Idaho  CHC Foundation, Idaho
Matrix Medical
Jocelyn Haeberle (St. Anthony), Nancy Richman (Teton), Yvonne Ferrell (Boise), Steve & Sherry Browning (Rigby)

Gold Donors ($500 to $1,000):
Grand Peaks Medical - Dental  Mountain American Credit Union of Rexburg, Idaho


Sponsors ($100 to $500):

                      Alan & Anne Egger (Pocatello), Michael Faison (Boise), Betsy Popp (Wisconsin), Mr. Ed's Pawn Shop (Blackfoot)