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ONSITE: Drawing Lab (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

Let’s explore the fun parts of drawing: Surprises, creative flow and experimentation. In the process, we’ll build our technical drawing skills. This class includes lots of drawing experiments. Like mad scientists in our lab, we’ll see which new formulations and reactions we can create. It will get a little silly and a little spectacular!

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ONSITE: Drawing Lab (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Let’s explore the fun parts of drawing: Surprises, creative flow and experimentation. In the process, we’ll build our technical drawing skills. This class includes lots of drawing experiments. Like mad scientists in our lab, we’ll see which new formulations and reactions we can create. It will get a little silly and a little spectacular!

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ONSITE: Digital Photography (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

Learn how a digital camera works, how to import photos to computers and how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit. Go on field trips around the neighborhood to take photos, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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ONSITE: Creative Digital Lettering (Ages 12-14)

April 20, 2021

From bubble letters to 3-D words, explore lettering basics! We’ll have fun using a Wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop to draw and color letter forms and phrases. This class is a great way to dive into the basics of digital drawing no matter what kind of experience you have.

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ONSITE: Create a Clay Zoo (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Create zoo animals and animal pots out of clay. Use pinching, slab construction and coil-building techniques to make the animals’ features and forms. Create vases shaped like fish, bird pitchers and more. Together, we’ll create a clay zoo!

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ONSITE: Create a Picture Book (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Everyone has a story to tell. Combine character drawings, environments and dialogue to create your very own picture books. This course gets everyone drawing their own characters on the first day, and then dives into techniques for visual storytelling. We’ll create several books using a variety of media and look at picture books at the […]

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

April 20, 2021

Learn the history and basic principles of character design. Character designers are essential to the development of movies, video games, comic books and all manner of modern entertainment. Use traditional drawing skills as well as Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom tablet to develop your own OC (original character). A basic understanding of figure drawing is […]

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ONSITE: Digital Photography (Ages 12-14)

April 20, 2021

Learn how a digital camera works, how to import photos to computers and how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit. Go on field trips around the neighborhood to take photos, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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ONSITE: Artist-a-Day (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Each day, we’ll learn about a new artist and the medium in which they work. Think about why artists make art and what makes you an artist! Which causes are important to you? What inspires you? Have fun and explore art-making processes and concepts with inspiration from those who came before us.

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ONSITE: Flying Machines (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Explore all things related to flight and the sky by making kites, looking at how birds fly and even studying outer space. To learn more about these ideas, we’ll use different art media and techniques such as origami, sculpture, painting and more.

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ONSITE: Digital Photography (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

Learn how a digital camera works, how to import photos to computers and how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit. Go on field trips around the neighborhood to take photos, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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ONSITE: Paper Puppet Show! (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Starting with 2-D materials such as papers, fabrics, and felt, construct many different people, animals, and objects to create a miniature world! Methods for articulating the paper puppets will be demonstrated. Details will be worked in using additional materials such as paints, inks, markers, and more. Each round of making will be followed by a […]

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ONSITE: Cartooning (Ages 12-14)

April 20, 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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ONSITE: Write Your Life (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

Tap into the power of your imagination, observations, and memories to draw inspiration for creative writing. We’ll transform an ordinary composition book into a writer’s notebook and use it to write about personal experiences, interesting characters, memorable places, dream worlds, and more. Each class will include a combination of fun, short activities and a longer […]

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ONSITE: Tell Your Story with Comics (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

This one’s all about you! Learn the basics of comic-making, design yourself in cartoon form, and create a short, autobiographical story to share with the world. We’ll look at other artists who put themselves in their work to get inspiration and learn why they do what they do.

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ONSITE: Exploring Printmaking (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Explore creative aspects of printmaking! Students ages 9-14 will make hand-carved styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. Students ages 6-8 will do monoprinting, marker prints, collographs, tissue paper prints + more! We’ll also learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints, just like professional printers. After […]

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ONSITE: Flying Machines (Ages 9-11)

April 20, 2021

Explore all things related to flight and the sky by making kites, looking at how birds fly and even studying outer space. To learn more about these ideas, we’ll use different art media and techniques such as origami, sculpture, painting and more.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

April 20, 2021

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Learn to 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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