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Union: Studio Arts and Craft Centre

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Relief Printing Workshop

Relief Printing Workshop

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, July 9th and 10th Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm

This simple technique is an affordable way to reproduce multiples of your hand carved image. With this skill, one can create a large range of items including personal cards to archival art prints! Each student will receive one linoleum block and will print multiple of their image on paper through the magic of relief printing! 
UWM Students/members: $25 Faculty, staff, alumni: $35 Community members: $45

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Wheel Throwing Class

Wheel Throwing Class

Date: Thursdays from July 10th to August 7th. Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm.

Learn the basics of making functional pottery on the potter’s wheel! In this five week course, students will learn basic throwing techniques while creating unique bowls, mugs and vases. Glazes and firing are included. Limit 7 participants. 

UWM Students/members: $60 Faculty, staff, alumni: $70 Community members: $80

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Sewing 101: Tips and Tricks

Sewing 101: Tips and Tricks

Date: Monday and Tuesday, July 21st & 22nd Time: 5:30 – 8:00pm

Learn important sewing vocabulary, and the tips and tricks for efficient snipping and stitching. Create and reverse narrow strips without a hanger! Get even pleats without doing math! Get to know your household machine; use the many available machine feet to create various edgings, use it to sew on buttons and buttonholes, zippers, and to do professional looking hemming with ease. Create samples in addition to a lined satchel that applies these skills to take home. 
UWM Students/members: $25 Faculty, staff, alumni: $35 Community members: $45

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Accent Pillow Workshop

Accent Pillow Workshop

Date: Friday and Saturday, July 25th and 26th Time: 12:00 – 3:00pm

With this workshop we will be learning how to make a variety of different accent pillows, either from pre-existing pillows or from upcycled fabric. You will be given the option of choosing which type of pillow you prefer to make. Prior sewing knowledge would be preferred but not necessary! UWM Students/members: $25 Faculty, staff, alumni: $35 Community members: $45

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Alternative Darkroom Processes

Alternative Darkroom Processes

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, July 30th and 31st Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm

Already know how to use the darkroom? Take this two day workshop that will focus on alternative darkroom processes such as negative burning, cutting, collaging and scratching that will bring a new life to your photographs! Please bring your own film to alter. Prior knowledge of darkroom is highly recommended. UWM Students/members: $15 Faculty, staff, alumni: $25 Community members: $35

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