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ONSITE: Wheel Throwing (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

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ONSITE: Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Printmaking is a great way to make multiples of your artwork and spread your message. We’ll explore how important messages have been communicated throughout history in different forms of printmaking: Newspapers, posters, flyers, etc. You'll create your own multiples through linocut, stamping, and other forms of printmaking.

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ONSITE: Digital World-Building + Character Design (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

What makes a character or fictional world feel real and keep us captivated? Explore what goes into designing fully fleshed-out fictional ideas while diving into digital drawing using Photoshop and a Wacom drawing tablet. We’ll explore brainstorming strategies as well as drawing exercises and tutorials to create original characters and environments that are crammed with […]

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ONSITE: Cartooning (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Invent your own cartoon characters and stories as you learn about drawing methods and materials used by professional cartoonists. Start by creating characters, then experiment with some basic narrative techniques. Finally, we'll create short narratives and cover inking, finish, corrections and optional materials.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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ONSITE: Clay Miniatures (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

In this class, students will learn to use hand building techniques with clay to create miniature dioramas. Students can recreate their bedroom or another room in their home out of clay. Students can also create imagined spaces (such as a greenhouse, or a bakery, or even an outdoor space) and let their creativity come to […]

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ONSITE: Video Art + Green Screen (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

If you could go anywhere, where might you travel? If you could interact with anyone, who would be at the top of your list? Become whatever you can dream… in your videos! Learn the art of green-screen video editing techniques, as we practice cinematography, camera video recording, and software editing. You will create several short […]

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ONSITE: Letterpress Posters + Merch (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

We're getting the band back together! Join artist Sam Page and learn to use the letterpress studio to create rad band posters, cool stickers, and merch. Letterpress is a form of relief printmaking which uses a printing press and typesetting (individual letters) to create words and designs for printed media. Bands originally used this form […]

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ONSITE: Drawing Animals + People (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Whether you're interested in character design or realistic life drawing, this class will take you through drawing people and animals in new and fun ways. We will work on building our drawings from the inside out for dynamic, dimensional results and integrate imaginative touches.

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ONSITE: Mixed Media Drawing (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Work with artist Sam Page to explore mixed media drawing in this fun and experimental drawing class. We will draw different subject matter to create beautiful works of art using a variety of traditional media like pencils, crayons and markers, but also microns, ink, paint sticks, etc. Each class will include freestyle drawing, drawing games, […]

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ONSITE: Wire Jewelry (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Create wearable wire art! You'll learn wire manipulating and shaping techniques, then use traditional jewelry tools to make roses, scrolls, perfect loops, wrapped loops, headpins, cages, hooks and closures. Learn to strengthen and harden your designs, then add beads and learn finishing techniques.

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ONSITE: Drawing with Oil Pastels (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

Enrich your art-making experience with drawing and painting using oil pastels, pencil and charcoal. We'll learn about a variety of approaches to drawing and painting. Classes will include demonstrations of various art media, comparison of styles and a study of how the materials can be used expressively.

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ONSITE: Hand Building with Clay (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

Learn the basics of hand building with clay and to create both functional and non-functional wares. We will discuss generating creative ideas, cover a variety of techniques, and explore the world of clay! From learning how to make your first pot to creating a more intricate work of art, students will leave class with a […]

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ONSITE: Portraits From the Heart (Ages 9-11)

October 25, 2021

In portraits from the heart, students will learn the beauty of creating a mixed media portrait. We will utilize acrylic paint and fabric scraps in order to create portraits of ourselves, a loved one, or a celebrity. Using glue guns and scissors we will put all our materials on canvas. In class, we will discuss […]

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ONSITE: Metalworking (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

Get acquainted with metal and learn basic metalworking techniques. Students will create individual projects using traditional jewelry tools. You’ll learn how to cut shapes using a jeweler’s saw and heat your metal to soften and reshape your work. We’ll also drill into metal, then use bolts, screws and rivets to connect it in new ways.

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ONSITE: Screen Printing T-Shirts + Posters (Ages 12-14)

October 25, 2021

Learn how to screen print by making posters and t-shirts. We'll cover lots of approaches within this versatile medium, including creating hand-drawn stencils with your own design. Learn about printing, registration and color mixing using water-based, non-toxic acrylic ink. Experimentation is encouraged!

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ONSITE: Papier-mâché Sculpture (Ages 6-8)

October 25, 2021

Rev up your imagination and dive into the wonderful world of papier-mâché sculpture. Using crumpled paper, masking tape, wire, cardboard and paste, we'll make amazing sculptures! We'll explore both sculpting and painting techniques.

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ONSITE: Wheel Throwing (B) (Ages 12-14)

September 30, 2021

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

read more

ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

September 30, 2021

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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ONSITE: Wheel Throwing (Ages 12-14)

July 13, 2021

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

read more

ONSITE: Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

July 13, 2021

Printmaking is a great way to make multiples of your artwork and spread your message. We’ll explore how important messages have been communicated throughout history in different forms of printmaking: Newspapers, posters, flyers, etc. You’ll create your own multiples through linocut, stamping, and other forms of printmaking.

read more

ONSITE: Metalworking (Ages 9-11)

July 13, 2021

Get acquainted with metal and learn basic metalworking techniques. Students will create individual projects using traditional jewelry tools. You’ll learn how to cut shapes using a jeweler’s saw and heat your metal to soften and reshape your work. We’ll also drill into metal, then use bolts, screws and rivets to connect it in new ways.

read more

ONSITE: Screen Printing T-Shirts + Posters (Ages 12-14)

July 13, 2021

Learn how to screen print by making posters and t-shirts. We'll cover lots of approaches within this versatile medium, including creating hand-drawn stencils with your own design. Learn about printing, registration and color mixing using water-based, non-toxic acrylic ink. Experimentation is encouraged!

read more