Design for Artisans II

Design for Artisans

Understand basic elements and concepts that apply to every aspect of designing objects and art. Through a series of two-dimensional exercises, gain skills in visual organization, balance, repetition and rhythm using line, shape, texture, value and color.

As your eye develops, your designs for furniture, quilts, textiles, surfaces and abstract forms will gain in beauty and sophitstication. This is a class for both beginning and dvanced artisans. All levels welcome.

You’ve been learning skills – how to join wood, finesse a seam, bind a book. Now increase the beauty and sophistication of your work. What creates balance (or imbalance), pleasure, fascination, depth?

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range

17+, teens with instructor's permission

Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to class:

A sketchbook or notepad for taking notes

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost


Section 1S: 2 Sundays, 10am–4pm
Apr 19 & 26, 2015
$160 – OPEN
Instructor: Marilyn Mase