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

January 26, 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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ONLINE: Digital Toy Photography Adventure (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Using digital cameras or a smartphone and the creative process, you’ll produce a series of fun, photographic stories with your own toys. Learn story development and photo tips specific to toy photography, which is a professional genre of photography. You’ll also learn basic photo editing techniques using Adobe Lightroom.

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ONSITE: Wheel Throwing (Two-week class) (A) (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 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.

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ONSITE: Exploring Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Explore creative aspects of printmaking by making hand-carved styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. We’ll also learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints, just like professional printers. After class, you can give away prints to your friends and family!

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ONSITE: Image Transfers + Collage (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Learn a variety of methods for reproducing and applying images to surfaces. We’ll work to combine image and collage techniques, creating layered compositions. Use pictures of your own or photos you’ve found in magazines!

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ONSITE: Fun with Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Explore a variety of printmaking techniques to make multiples of your artwork. We’ll look at processes like monotypes, linoleum carving, screen printing, non–toxic engraving and colographs. We’ll transfer images to paper, vinyl, plexiglass, fabrics or wood.

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ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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

January 26, 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: The Dye Days of Summer (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Discover the wonders of color and cloth by exploring fabric dyes and tie-dye techniques. At the end of the week, we’ll use our collection of dyed fabric to create a tote bag using the sewing machine.

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

January 26, 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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ONLINE: Paint Like a Pro (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Use acrylic paints and learn to paint like a pro through careful observation of the subjects before you. We’ll work from a variety of photo references of interesting subjects, including animals, landscapes, architecture, and people. Learn to match the colors and shapes you observe to create paintings with strong, exciting images. We’ll also cover brush […]

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ONSITE: Summer Stop-Motion Animation (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Create summer-themed stop motion animations! Learn about the concept of animation, the stop-frame technique and how to use 2-D and 3-D objects. We’ll create scenes and stories, then record/edit sound for your animations.

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ONLINE: Paint Like a Pro (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Use acrylic paints and learn to paint like a pro through careful observation of the subjects before you. We’ll work from a variety of photo references of interesting subjects, including animals, landscapes, architecture, and people. Learn to match the colors and shapes you observe to create paintings with strong, exciting images. We’ll also cover brush […]

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ONSITE: Hand Sewing for the First Time (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Learn to hand sew and make small projects like a decorative pillow. We’ll cover several hand sewing techniques including the running stitch, slip stitch and catch stitch. Each student will complete a few projects that utilize these stitches.

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ONSITE: Creating Creatures (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2021

Use your imagination to make creatures in a variety of art media. We’ll develop our characters, select the materials best suited to build them, then make our own creatures!

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ONSITE: Cartooning (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Invent your own cartoon characters and stories as you learn about drawing methods and materials used by professional cartoonists. We’ll also explore the history of the comic form.

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ONLINE: Clay Creations (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2021

Calling all young ceramicists! Use hand building and learn basic clay skills like coiling, pinch pots and slabs to create one-of-a-kind objects from your imagination. Throughout the week, we’ll create different projects with air dry clay.

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ONLINE: Stop-Motion Animation (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Jump into the world of stop-motion animation. Work with drawings, paper cut-outs and clay. Learn how to produce 2-D and 3-D animation sequences and bring inanimate subjects to life.

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