Artist Workshops


To sign up for a class, please print off and return the Registration Form or Contact Spruce Forest

Workshops meet 10-5 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Workshops meet in various historic buildings on the Spruce Forest Campus. Students may bring lunch or purchase lunch at Penn Alps Restaurant across the street. There are many motels and bed and breakfasts in the area, some in walking distance. Please check the Spruce Forest website for links to lodging options.

Special Topics Workshops | Calendar | 2014 Schedule

Special Topics Workshops

Does your small group –home-schoolers, scouts, clubs, or other groups- want to try pottery on the wheel or carving a hummingbird feather, hand-building clay Christmas ornaments, drawing with colored pencils, or making monoprints by hand? Groups may request a class in the Riverview Clay Studio or with the bird carver, colored-pencil artist or printmaker. Prices vary. Contact the instructor to arrange your special workshop or class.


Lynn Lais, the resident potter at Spruce Forest, will offer 1-2 day workshops for 4-8 adults in special topics, including forming or glazing techniques. Weekly classes in pottery may also be arranged for groups of three adults.
Contact the pottery: 301-895-5932


Natalie Atherton will offer 1-2 day workshops for children and adults. Possibilities include coil-built pottery, tiles, masks, holiday ornaments.
Contact or 301-641-8171


Gary Yoder will offer hummingbird feather carving for 3-6 beginner students. And advanced topics for returning students.
Contact 301-268-4318


Natalie Atherton will offer 1-day and 2-day workshops in hand-pressed non-toxic printmaking. Groups of 4-6, ages 10 and up.
Contact or 301-641-8171


Lenore Lancaster will offer individual students aged 16 and up ½ day instruction in basic colored pencil techniques.
Contact: Lenore Lancaster 304-738-3180


Upcoming Workshops

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