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Cultural Creations

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The Atlantic Institute is proud to announce a new program: Cultural Creations! We know that many people are staying home on their computers, so we decided to embark on a virtual cultural journey of crafting demonstrations and lessons that we can share with our community.

 

Please sign up for classes that interest you. All classes will start at 2pm.

January 9, 2021 Paper Lantern with Karen Kustafik
Learn to build your own paper lantern at this fun zoom class. Using paper, tree limbs, dowels and glue, you will create a magnificent lantern that is only bound by your imagination.

February 13, 2021 3-D Printing with Mark Mynhier
Come learn what 3-D printing is all about. Have you thought about buying a 3-D printer but have questions, join us to learn and ask.

March 13, 2021 Pysanka Eggs with Yevheniia (Jena) Bazaliy and Svitlana
Come learn how to create a Pysanka (Ukranian egg created with written wax) at our Zoom Class. Pysanky are objects of traditional folk art created by a method that is similar to batik.

April 10, 2021 Finger Knitting with LaRahna Hughes
Finger knitting is a form of knitting where a knitted cord is created using only hands and fingers, instead of knitting needles or other traditional tools.

May 8, 2021 TBD

June 12, 2021 Wood Burning Crystal Bailar. Learn how to make a wall mounted bottle opener, similar to the photo. Discussion on the basics of wood selection and preparation for wood burning. Then a demonstration on the basics while creating a mountain landscape.

This demo is free to watch but if you would like to buy a kit to do the project along with the instructor please see the link below.

https://mosstangle.com/product/bottle-opener-wood-burning-kit

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July 17, 2021 Cake Decorating

More information to come

August 14, 2021 Cricut Earrings with Dee from Crafty Creations. Come learn how to make earrings using a Cricut Machine with Dee from Crafty Creations. Get a head start on Christmas or someone's Birthday. Have questions about using a cricut come and ask. Check out Dee's Facebook Crafty Creations page to see more designs that are for sale.

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September 11, 2021 Ebru Painting with Pascale Bilgis THE TURKISH ART OF MARBLING (EBRU). Marbling is the art of creating colorful patterns with color pigments in a pan of water and then transforming this pattern to paper. Come learn with us on how to do this wonderful art!

October 9, 2021 TBD

November 13, 2021 Build Your Own Snowman with Paula Ludwig

Come learn how to build an interchangeable snowman.

December 11, 2021 TBD

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Past Programs

On Saturday, January 9, 2021 Karen Swank guided us on how to make Paper Lanterns out of sticks, tracing paper and recycled items. Please go to our Atlantic Institute SC Youtube channel to watch her make these unique lanterns.

Paper Lantern Karen  Paper Lanterns

 

February 13, 2021 3-D Printing with Mark Mynhier

On Saturday, February 13, 2021 Kristina Matthews, Clemson Makerspace President, taught us about the different 3-D printers that are available. Several 3-D pieces were shown and a small demonstration was done. Please go to our Atlantic Institute SC Youtube channel to learn more about 3-D Printers.

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