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For the love of it! If creativity is your love language, you'll find a lot of native speakers at BARN. Whether your passion is in the making, or in sharing the love by gifting what you've made, BARN offers tools and teachers to make it happen. Take a class, check out a studio, or become a member. However you connect, you'll soon feel right at home.

Intro to Garden Mosaics - Birdbath
2 sessions, Saturday and Sunday, Feb 26 - 27, times vary.
Create a mosaic birdbath to take home to your garden. The class is designed to teach techniques including base material selection, mosaic design, cutting dishes and tiles to create the visual elements of the mosaic, setting the pieces with mortar, and finally grouting the piece utilizing a traditional mortar and grout process. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER >

Introduction to Lost Wax Casting
2 sessions, Saturday and Sunday February 26 - 27, 10am to 3pm
During this course you will be introduced to the process of lost wax casting (starting with a wax piece and finishing with a metal piece). Using an assortment of waxes and materials, students will gain the basic skills of creating models. The techniques of cleaning up and finishing metal casting will also be covered. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER>

Patina and Metal Finishes
Saturday, February 26, 2pm to 5pm
Finishes and patinas are a very important but often overlooked part of metalworking. We will explore different finishes and techniques including applied finishes, textures, and heat. This is a presentation, demonstration, and discussion class. Instructor Carla Grahn has a 30-year history of metalwork and mixed media. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER >

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Loin & Glazed Vegetables with Chef JJ
Sunday, February 27, 1pm to 4pm
Cook at BARN - serve at home! Join professional Chef JJ Johnson for a hands-on class learning how to create an impressive pork loin dinner. You will prep and cook this meal for four here at BARN, then take it home to serve and enjoy for dinner that night. It's a win-win! LEARN MORE AND REGISTER >

Jacket Tailoring with Leah Boyan (Online)
4 sessions, Saturdays, March 5 - 26, 10am to Noon
Baffled by bound buttonholes? Freaked out by welt pockets? Take the mystery out of tailoring and practice solid tailoring techniques like welt pockets, sleeve vents, and more … including bound buttonholes! We'll work on full-size samples. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER >

Tech Talk: First-Person View Drones (Free Event)
Sunday, March 13, Noon to 2pm
Come learn about first-person view (FPV) drones, also known as remote-person view (RPV) drones. The drone is piloted remotely from a first-person perspective via an onboard camera, fed wirelessly to video FPV goggles or a video monitor. This class is free, but registration is required. No drop-ins, please. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER>

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BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) is the center for craft and invention on Bainbridge Island. Studios include Electronic and Technical Arts, Fiber Arts, Glass Arts, Jewelry & Fine Metals, Kitchen Arts, Media Arts & BCB, Metal Fabrication, Print & Book Arts, Woodworking and Small Boat Building, and Writers.

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