October at the Craft Guild
KEY DATES  
 
10/8 Fall Show artist packets ready for pickup
10/28 Fall II session starts
11/1 - 4 Fall Show & Sale
It's Fall - You Know What That Means!

It's time to grab a pumpkin latte and sign up for your favorite class at the Guild. The Fall II session begins on October 28, and classes are now open online.
Become a Sculptor    
Learn basic anatomy of the face and how to manipulate clay to create a likeness of almost anyone in the new two-day workshop Clay Sculpture on October 27-28.  

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10/5 Evening in Bookbinding
10/6 Composition and the Notan (Drawing)
10/13
Fused Glass Harvest Plate
10/14 Polishing and Finishing
10/19 Evening in Pottery
10/20
Gesture Drawing from the Figure
10/27 - 28
Clay Sculpture:  Basic Bust Construction
11/3 Fundamentals of Drawing:  the Block-In
11/9 Evening in Bookbinding
11/10 Watercolor Christmas Cards
11/11 Fused Glass Stringer Vase
11/16 Evening in Pottery
11/17 Fused Glass Watercolor Bowl
11/17 Introduction to Values (Drawing)












Thank You for Your Generosity!

Our heartfelt thanks go to everyone who generously donated to the Craft Guild during North Texas Giving Day.

Your donations during our 70th anniversary year will help us continue the completion of our new home, and continue to bring the arts to thousands of students each year.  
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Fall Show and Sale Coming Nov. 1 - 4

Mark your calendar now for the Guild's popular Fall Show and Sale - the perfect place to find unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list.

The show opens on Thursday, November 1, and all are invited to the opening reception that evening.  The show and reception will be held in the office complex near the Guild's studios, just come to the Guild and follow the signs.

Fall Show and Sale 

Thursday, Nov. 1 10 am to 9 pm

  Reception 6 pm to 9 pm

Friday, Nov. 2 10 am to 5 pm

Saturday, Nov. 3 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday, Nov. 4 10 am to 4 pm

New Guest Artist Workshops Scheduled for 2019
  
The Craft Guild proudly continues our 70-year history of bringing the nation's top artists to Dallas for guest workshops with new workshops just announced for next year.  This is your opportunity to learn directly from nationally-known artists in a hands-on learning environment.

Guest artist workshops fill up very quickly; sign up today if you're interested!  Workshops are open to both members and non-members.  Find the full workshop descriptions and sign up online here.

Aja Vaz
Large Soft Glass Hollow Beads
NEW DATE:  February 23-24, 2019


Learn to make very large, soft glass, hollow beads with the use of a 'puffy' mandrel. 


Linda Kindler Priest
Chasing & Repousse for Jewelry
March 14-17, 2019


Learn how to create wonderful little sculptural reliefs in metal with a process called chasing and repouss√©, where you will be sculpting the metal itself. (This workshop is already full but you're invited to sign up online for the waitlist.)

Anne Havel
All Fired Up:  Who Knew a Torch Could Do All This!
April 25-28, 2019


Using a torch, create wonderful imagery within your enamel piece using techniques such as sgraffito, graphite, acid-etching, painting, and more.  (This workshop is already full but you're invited to sign up online for the waitlist.)
  
Jayne Redman
Keum-boo
September 12-13, 2019


Learn how to enrich your jewelry with gold through the art of Keum-boo, a beautiful and cost-effective technique of bonding pure gold to the surface of silver jewelry   

Jayne Redman
Tools & Jigs for Multiples
September 14-16, 2019


Learn how to make tools and jigs to save you time forming three dimensional shapes including ear wires, linkage systems, and clasps. This workshop is back by popular demand!

Joanna Gollberg
Embellishing with Handmade Prong Settings
November 8-10, 2019


Learn to create wire prong settings to capture beautiful objects of all sizes and shapes in your jewelry. You'll also learn a variety of soldering techniques (including sheet & wire applique and open filigree wire work) to add surprising and delightful details to your work.