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Freestyle Sessions (DPT)

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Are you ready to Freestyle. We encourage the creation of original art with help from local artists and tons of inspiration from our authentic art studio lounge. Unleash your inner artist.


First Friday @ Hillyer

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

First Friday openings are a collaborative effort to strengthen arts and culture in the beautiful, multi-cultural neighborhood of Dupont Circle.  On the First Friday of every month between 6-9 p.m., galleries in our neighborhood host simultaneous openings for art enthusiasts from all walks of life. We encourage all to join us for our openings...

Friday Mar 2nd, 6pm

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National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...

Photography and Camera Basics

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This hands-on, 90 minute class, is intended to get the participants familiar with light and the tool that we use to make a photograph (a camera). We’ll talk about light as subject and what we do with our camera on a base level (Framing, focusing, metering and exposure.) to create photographic compositions with intention. This is a very basic class...


Getting To Know Your Camera

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
718 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce basic photographic principals that will allow the participant to understand how their camera works. Aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO/ASA), lenses, focusing modes, camera metering and automatic vs. manual exposure settings will be explained and related to the participant’s...


Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only using $100 worth of the features on your $800 camera? Are your photos too blurry, dark, or the wrong color? Or do you just want your pictures to be more interesting and artistic?...

Wednesday Feb 28th, 9:30am

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Perfect Plaid

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Plaid is the style you see everywhere this season! Remove the difficulty when working with this wonderful design element. Learn to cut a simple skirt pattern to a whole jacket that is a true perfect match. Learn to change the sleeve to accommodate the cut and a perfect match. Learn how to turn the elements around to make the plaid lines match. Students...


A Pajama Top for Beginners

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This class shows how to use a commercial pattern to make a pajama tops. Choose from a list of instructor suggested patterns or contact instructor for other patterns. Supply list


Pattern Making 2

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Under the French method of ESMOD school, Raia will teach you how to draft a bodice pattern. We will learn how to take measurements, and start to draft a pattern on paper using drafting tools then you will cut a muslin bodice according to the draft, learn fitting and alter the body sloper. We will also practice princess seams. 


6 sessions

Basic Dress for Beginners

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This class teaches how to construct a simple styled dress. Choose from a list of instructor suggested patterns.  Prerequiste:  Beg. Sewing I, II and III or comparable sewing knowledge.


Night Photography

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class explores time exposures at night, limited or controlled light sources, and catching movement on film. Students participate in bi-weekly shoots in the area, critiques, and technical discussions. A camera with manual capability, a small notebook, a tripod, and a working knowledge of photography are required.  


9 sessions

Pattern & Construction Basics

at Elaya Vaughn by Kate Pankoke - Capitol Hill
908 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ground level, Ste B, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Basic Pattern Making & Construction is an introductory course. It is perfect for people who are thinking of applying to a design school that requires a portfolio interview or for those who just want to learn more about fashion in general.  The course is a total of 16 hours divided into 2 hour classes. Students will be supplied with muslin...


8 sessions

Tuesday Feb 27th, 12pm

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at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students design and create a fine art mosaic piece using a variety of materials such as glass, ceramic, stone, shell, metal, and polymer. Planning and design, including selection of materials, methods and tools will be covered. Several projects will be offered, or students may bring in a project of their choice with instructor guidance.  A materials...


9 sessions

Buttons, Buttons, and More Buttons

at Artistic Artifacts - Alexandria
4750 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

Learn the basics of working with polymer clay while exploring buttons in many shapes and sizes, with holes, and without. We'll explore ways to incorporate buttons into mixed media pieces, and in more typical fashion, as closures for bags, shawls, and clothing. We will make a mold of a button, and use this to create multiples. If you have a button(s)...


Abstract Painting

at McLean Community Center - McLean
1446 Chain Bridge Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22101

Abstract Painting Through an art historical lens, we will explore the principles of Impressionism, lyrical abstraction, and abstract expressionism. We will attempt dynamic mark making and complex color combinations whilst developing a personal voice in the realm of abstract painting.


8 sessions