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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

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  1. Watercolor Methods of the Masters with Linda Okazaki

    September 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - October 15, 2019, 4:00 PM

    Launch your fall studio practice in watercolor painting while exploring methods for success and understanding the work of contemporary and recognized masters. Develop sophistication in your interpretive abilities, compositions and handling watercolor medium based upon strong visual resources and guided techniques for adventuresome beginners and advanced painters.

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  2. Foundations of Woodworking

    September 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - December 20, 2019, 5:00 PM

    This course drills deep into the basics, beginning with a firm foundation in understanding wood as a material and incorporates introductory training in a wide range of techniques. The curriculum focuses on imparting skills through a series of projects designed to build on one another in techniques and complexity. After twelve weeks, you'll leave with an in-depth experience of hand tools; having practiced applications of joinery methods, considered choices for wood selection and worked with non-toxic materials. And you’ll understand practical planning for designing and executing woodworking projects.

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  3. Illustrating Picture Books with Dana Sullivan

    October 1, 2019, 6:00 PM - November 5, 2019, 8:00 PM

    Join Dana Sullivan, writer and/or illustrator of more than 16 picture books and graphic novels for this intensive dummy bootcamp, focusing on playful doodling, storyboarding, inside stories of the publishing world and having fun. Open to all levels of artistic training. Stick figures welcome. A perfect class for illustrators AND writers looking for a new perspective on their work.

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  4. Curved Furniture

    October 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM

    During the class we’ll cover various forms of bending; steam bending, bent lamination, free form lamination with vacuum bags, and the use of coopering. We'll also explore stack lamination, and carving to create more complex three dimensional components. We’ll take you through the process from rough form to finished through the use of hand tools, small power tools and stationary tools.

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  5. Curved Furniture

    October 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM

    During the class you will cover various forms of bending; steam bending, bent lamination, free form lamination with vacuum bags, and the use of coopering. You will also explore stack lamination, and carving to create more complex three dimensional components. We’ll take you through the process from rough form to finished through the use of hand tools, small power tools and stationary tools. The focus will be to give you the confidence to be able to fully explore your ideas when you return to your shop. We encourage you to work with poplar, alder or other less precious woods so that you are not afraid to push the limits of your exploration of techniques and process.

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  6. Using Adobe Lightroom to Improve Your Portfolio Images with Allan Jones

    October 7, 2019, 4:00 PM - October 24, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This class will show you how to improve the portfolio photos of your work using Adobe Lightroom, whether you are a potter, a fabric artist, a sculptor, or work in oils, acrylics, pastels, or other two-dimensional work. Discussion will cover improving the photos you take, so that you have the best images to work from and how to organize your work as you import photos into Lightroom. Prior experience with Lightroom is helpful, but not necessary. A basic level photographic experience is expected. All ages welcome.

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  7. Drawing Fundamentals: Level One with Nonie Gaines

    October 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - November 13, 2019, 8:00 PM

    You will learn basic composition, linear perspective, and observational drawing (drawing from life). The techniques you learn will provide you with a visual language to express your personal artistic vision.

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  8. Hand Plane Essentials

    October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 13, 2019, 5:00 PM

    This course teaches you to sharpen, tune and use hand planes. Hand planes are an under-utilized resource in many workshops. Working with truly sharp and well tuned planes marks the transition of a woodworker to the next level of proficiency. You can work with greater precision, greater safety and much less effort.

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  9. Hand Plane Essentials

    October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 13, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Day one - Plane theory - how a plane works. An introduction to basic planing techniques. Sharpening a plane blade using locally available materials and commercially available jigs. Day two - Techniques for using bench planes to dimension and surface boards. Learn to thickness stock, flatten a board, joint edges, square end grain and smooth to a mirror surface.

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  10. Slow Stitching with Shelly Sazama

    October 12, 2019, 9:30 AM - October 13, 2019, 4:00 PM

    You will be learning slow stitching while enjoying the process of needle and thread in a community of like-minded, creative individuals. You will be learning basic hand stitches and construction techniques with indigo dyed fabrics, which are mostly vintage and repurposed pieces. Through the process, you end up making beautiful cloth pieces.

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  11. Brushstroke Calligraphy for the Curious Beginner with Lindsey Wayland

    October 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Brushstroke calligraphy is playful and casual, which also makes it more approachable than traditional script calligraphy. Join poet calligrapher Lindsey Wayland to learn all about beginning brushstroke calligraphy. Each student will learn the basic techniques for brush lettering and the alphabet. And true to Lindsey's classes, she will teach you the foundational requirements to springboard into your authentic style.

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