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Giant Papier-Mâché Scuplture (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

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 a large, amazing sculpture. We’ll explore both sculpting and painting techniques.

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Art in the Garden (Ages 7–8)- New!

January 28, 2019

Mindfulness is paying attention to what’s happening, what you’re doing, and the space you’re moving through. We’ll explore how combining art and nature can help you be more mindful. Enjoy the fun and relaxing benefits of making beautiful art inspired by nature!

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Creating Tiny Worlds (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Dream up components of your own tiny universe using a variety of media and techniques! With a heavy emphasis on reusing found objects we will create sets of miniatures which will be combined to create a tiny universe of your very own. Create a scene in outer space, underwater, an upside down world, your own […]

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 13–14)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 11–12)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Stop Motion Animation (Ages 13–14)

January 28, 2019

Create an animated film! Learn character design, model with clay, build sets and scenes, create a story, then put it all together. Use stop-motion software and cameras to animate your characters and bring your ideas to life. Learn how to edit your film, add sound, and title cards, too.

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Woodworking (Ages 13–14)

January 28, 2019

Using simple woodworking techniques, we’ll work on practical projects for your room. This class is held in our woodshop with powertools, so safety and creativity are our number one priority!

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Making Wooden Go-Karts (Ages 11–12)

January 28, 2019

Using simple woodworking techniques, we’ll work in small groups to build go-carts that we’ll race on the final day of class. Learn how to use the drill press, band saw, drill and jigsaw in the woodshop. There’s an emphasis on teamwork and safety.

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Making Wooden Go-Karts (Ages 11–12)

January 28, 2019

Using simple woodworking techniques, we’ll work in small groups to build go-carts that we’ll race on the final day of class. Learn how to use the drill press, band saw, drill and jigsaw in the woodshop. There’s an emphasis on teamwork and safety.

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Mix It Up with Materials! (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Explore a variety of art materials and techniques.  Students will create unique compositions using techniques of drawing, collage, textiles, painting and sculpture. Walk away with a wide variety of art-making experiences!

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Shadowboxes (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Use reclaimed materials to make sculptures inspired by modern and contemporary artists. Make shadowboxes using found objects, play inventive games and use the power of the unexpected to try new ideas.

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Bookmaking and Mixed Media (Ages 11–12)- New!

January 28, 2019

Explore bookmaking using the piano hinge book form. We’ll cover this specific form of bookmaking and experiment with various media in order to make personalized, beautiful books. We’ll also touch on printmaking and photo collaging techniques.

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Bookmaking and Mixed Media (Ages 11–12)- New!

January 28, 2019

Explore bookmaking using the piano hinge book form. We’ll cover this specific form of bookmaking and experiment with various media in order to make personalized, beautiful books. We’ll also touch on printmaking and photo collaging techniques.

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Explore an Artist a Day (Ages 9–10)- New!

January 28, 2019

Each day, we’ll learn about a new artist and the medium in which they work. Explore why artists make art and what in turn 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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Animation (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2019

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

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Making Wooden Go-Karts (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2019

Using simple woodworking techniques, we’ll work in small groups to build go-carts that we’ll race on the final day of class. Learn how to use the drill press, band saw, drill and jigsaw in the woodshop. There’s an emphasis on teamwork and safety.

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Small Metal Sculpture (Ages 7–8)

January 27, 2019

Explore your creativity by applying metalworking techniques to fabricate individualized projects. Create extraordinary works of metal art with an emphasis on the recycling and reuse of materials.

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Metalworking (Ages 9–10)

January 25, 2019

Learn to saw, drill, shape, texture, fasten and finish metals. Explore your creativity while applying these new metalworking techniques to fabricate your own individualized projects out of metal. We’ll place an emphasis on recycling and reusing materials.

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Handmade Sketchbook (Ages 9–10)

January 25, 2019

Spend the week creating your own handmade visual journal and filling it using both collaborative and individual writing and drawing exercises. The sketchbook is a sacred place to explore, observe and create without judgment. Everyone from architects to street artists use sketchbooks as a way to record inspiration.

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Creating Worlds with Giant Blocks (Ages 7–8)

January 25, 2019

Spend the week making and decorating very big cardboard “blocks” and then building large structures such as castles and caves! This is a class about moving around and experiencing the creative process. Students may bring home a block or two (if they wish), but the class is more about the process than a finished project […]

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