21 Mill Street Littleton, NH 03561 

603-444-1066
littleton.studio.school@gmail.com

  www.nhcrafts.org/littletonstudioschool

We are a not-for-profit art and craft school that offers classes for students of all ages and at all levels of experience.

The school features a pottery and jewelry studio, with classes taught by both juried League members and professional
local artists. We have a growing number of classes and workshops in other media, including painting, drawing,
fiber, blacksmithing and basketry. 

The Littleton Studio School opened near the Gallery in September 2008 
and is located across from Shilling Beer Company on Mill Street.

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A "HARD COPY" OF OUR SCHEDULE PLEASE EITHER SEND US AN E-MAIL WITH YOUR ADDRESS OR STOP BY THE STUDIO

*DISCOUNTS

Are you a supporting member of the League of NH Craftsmen?

Are you registering 3 weeks in advance?

• If you answered "Yes" to either take $5 OFF each class tuition!

• 10% off one registration for siblings in the same class.

*One discount per registration, discounts cannot be combined. 

*Scholarships are available for all ages*

 

PRIVATE CLASSES & PARTIES ARE AVAILABLE

Please call to schedule

603-444-1066

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CLAY  JEWELRY/METALS 
MIXED MEDIA/PAINTING
 KIDS/TEEN 

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CLAY CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

CALL 603-444-1066 TO REGISTER

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Handbuilding
With Maria Neal

Beginners or experienced potters will gain a solid foundation or stretch their abilities working with the hand-building process. Whether it is working with slabs to create mugs, bowls or boxes or learning coiling and pinching techniques to create vases and other forms, Maria’s creativity is sure to build upon your love of clay to create fun and fabulous pieces. Maria will tailor this class to the abilities of the students.
6 Week Sessions
Mondays 2:30 to 5:00PM 
March 9th to April 13th
Tuition:$165 Estimated Materials Fee:$30

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Throwing/Handbuilding
With Alison Dodd

 Open to beginners and students with any level of clay experience. From basic throwing and handbuilding skills, to creating advanced forms and applying surface designs, Alison works with students one on one to help them develop their clay skills.

Three 7 week sessions
Tuesdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM March 3rd to April 14th
FULL
Wednesdays 9:00AM-12:00PM March 4th to April 15th
FULL
Thursdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM March 5th to April 16th
FULL
Tuition: $231 Estimate Materials Fee: $30

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Clay Open Studio Hours

Sunday 1-4
Tuesday 1-4
Wednesday 12-3
Wedbesday 6-9
Friday 10-1

*Must have taken a class to participate in Open Studio 

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JEWELRY/METALS WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

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 Some Metal Jewelry Classes Are Open to Teens - Please Call to Inquire

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Jewelry Fundamentals
With Lucy Golden


Explore fundamentals of metalsmithing, including soldering, sawing, forming, surface texture and finishing. Make a ring, a bracelet, earrings (and more!). Each project builds on the techniques learned in the last. This class can be taken repeatedly as students develop their skills and personal styles.

6 Week Session
Wednesdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM  
March 4th to April 8th
Tuition: $203 Estimated Materials Fee:TBD

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Guided Open Session   
   With Jean Matray 

 Learn new techniques while working on your own projects. The group chooses a single technique to explore during the session, such as bezel setting, soldering or enameling. The instructor leads group creative discussions where students learn from and inspire one another. Materials available for purchase.
ONLY ONE SPACES LEFT
6 Week Session
Thursdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM  
March 5th to April 9th
Tuition:$203 Estimated Materials Fee: TBD

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Enameling: Color Play
With Lucy Golden

Enameling is the age-old art of fusing colorful glass to metal. In this class, beginning and ongoing students will be introduced to techniques of sifting, using stencils, and sgraffito, among others. Exciting colors of enamel are available. Millefiori beads, silver wire and foil can be added as accents. Students will have at least one finished piece by the end of the day.
One Day Workshop
Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM
March 7th
Tuition: $79.00 Materials: $10.00

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Tube & Flush Setting
With Joy Raskin

In this workshop students will use commercially made tube settings and make a custom-made one from bezel strip or thin sheet metal for oddly shaped faceted stones. Students will also learn how to do flush settings, which is setting stones flush with the metal for a seamless look. The class will also discuss modifications on various flush settings and tube bezels. Basic metalsmithing or jewelry skills are necessary. The instructor will provide a limited amount of sterling tubing, bezel strip, sheet metal and small gemstones for setting.
FULL
Two Day Workshop
Saturday April 4th & Sunday April 5th 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $178 Estimated Materials Fee: $40

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Beadweaving:  The Un-Spiral Bracelet!
With Deb Fairchild

This elegant bracelet is constructed using a flat, non-spiraling version of the spiral rope technique.  In this class you will learn the technique basics and get some ideas for stunning variations.  The Un-Spiral is an ideal introduction to beadweaving!
Saturday 9:00AM to 12:30PM
April 18th
Tuition:$42 Estimated Materials Fee:$20 

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Beadweaving:  Dutch Spiral Bracelet
With Deb Fairchild

This tubular technique is beautiful and surprising…combining traditional peyote technique with openwork.  In this class you will learn the secrets of the Dutch spiral and learn how to combine a variety of bead sizes to create the contours that add depth and interest to your beadweaving designs.  Previous beadweaving experience is helpful but not required. 
Saturday 1:00PM to 4:30PM
April 18th
Tuition:$42 Estimated Materials Fee:$20

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Ice Resin
With Maria Gross


Curious about resins? In this introductory workshop you will be using Ice Resin, a crystal clear jeweler's grade 2 part resin.  The workshop will allow you time to explore its properties and go home with a finished piece of your choice. Instructor will provide the Ice Resin, a wide variety of materials and some copper sheet and tubing. No soldering experience is necessary.
Two Day Workshop
Saturday April 25th & Sunday April 26th 10:00AM- 4:00PM
Tuition: $140 Estimated Materials Fee: $35

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Metals Open Studio Hours

Tuesdays 6-9 PM

Need more independent time in the studio to continue working on a class project or start other personal projects?   A  monitor will be available to oversee the studio. Students provide their own materials, but may utilize the tools, soldering and finishing equipment in the studio.

$5.00 per hour      ~      10 hours for $40.00

Prerequisites:  Students who have completed Jewelry Fundamentals and at least one course of Guided Open Session may use the Metals Open Studio. Schedule To Be Determined

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MIXED MEDIA CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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Drawing From Nature
With Denise Crowley

Students will explore mark making with Pen and Ink using found objects from nature. We’ll begin with a discussion of materials and exercises to become familiar with many techniques including line, stipple and crosshatching. Then we’ll move on to create shape, dimension and texture using these techniques with our found objects for inspiration. Later on, we’ll introduce ink washes and maybe even some color! This class is a beginner class, but some drawing experience is preferred. Materials list to be provided.
FULL
Four Week Session
Mondays 4:00PM - 6:00PM
March 2nd - March 23rd
Tuition: $96 Estimated Materials Fee: List Provided

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Water Color
With Debbie Aldrich

Debbie is an accomplished watercolor artist who has studied at the Museum School of Fine Art Boston and the Glassell School of Fine Art, Houston, TX. She has also studied with top watercolor artists around the country. She is an award winning painter and a phenomenal instructor,very patient and gentle. She works with all levels of students. Subject matter is varied and from her own creative photographs. Come learn something new! You'll be so happy you did.

March Sessions
4 Week Sessions March 5ht to 26th
A. Morning: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
B. Afternoon: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $132 Estimated Materials Fee: List Provided

April Sessions
5 Week Sessions April 2nd to 30th
A. Morning: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
B. Afternoon: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $165 Estimated Materials Fee: List Provided

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Basket Making
With Ray Lagasse

 

Choose from an assortment of Ray’s wonderful baskets.
Double Pie Basket- 10" W X 20" X 5" high w/ 2 wooden swing handle,
Pack Basket- 7" W X 14" L by 17" high with strap, 
Market Basket- 9" W X 18" L X 8" high w/ 2 wooden swing handles, 
Laundry Basket- 11" W X 18" L X 12" high with 2 handles.
Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
April 18th
Tuition:$150 Estimated Materials Fee:Included

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Felted Flowers
With Beth Harwood


Learn how to turn dyed wool into beautiful and unique felted flowers. Make a pin for your spring jacket, backpack or a cool hair piece.
One Day Workshop
Friday 6:00PM -9:00PM
May 15th
*PLEASE NOTE DATE HAS CHANGED*
Tuition: $46 Estimated Materials Fee:TBD

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Click here to download our registration form.

 

You may either Mail or drop your registration form and payment at:
Littleton Studio School
21 Mill St., Littleton, NH 03561
Or call: 603-444-1066

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

  • Full tuition is due at the time of registration. Failure to make full payment may result in the loss of your place in the class.
  • A full refund less a $25 registration fee will be given if you withdraw from a class at least seven days prior to the first day. No refund will be given after that time.
  • We reserve the right to cancel classes due to inadequate enrollment and other circumstances beyond our control. In the event of a cancellation a credit or full refund will be given.

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