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ONSITE: Watercolor Portraits (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

Learn to paint the human face! Beginner to advanced, all skill levels welcome. We will be practicing watercolor portraiture from an accessible approach focusing on the primary colors and basic techniques. 

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

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: Make a Music Video (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

Produce an original music video! You’ll learn art direction, how to shoot dance/choreography, green screen compositing, techniques for shooting with handheld cameras, and editing to music rhythms. Learn to design, shoot, and edit a 2–4 minute music video using music of your choice.

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ONSITE: Customizing Action Figures (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

Make action figures out of discarded toys and parts! We will be using parts of existing toys to alter, reassemble and make unique creations. We will be upcycling and sculpting additional parts out of clay and whatever else we can find! Bring your own toy parts or use ours!

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ONSITE: Glass Fusing + Slumping (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create small decorative glass objects.

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ONSITE: Hand Building with Clay (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

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: Cartooning (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

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: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo excursions and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12-14 year old students may bring their own manual, 35mm […]

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ONSITE: Clay Miniatures (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

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: 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.

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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: Family Studio: Matisse Cut-Outs

July 13, 2021

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Participants will be introduced to the elements of shape and how it is evident in nature and art. Each class will begin outdoors with a short walk to observe shapes found […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Kandinsky Circles

July 13, 2021

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Participants will be introduced to the elements of shape and how it is evident in nature and art. Each class will begin outdoors with a short walk to observe shapes found […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Mondrian Squares

July 13, 2021

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Participants will be introduced to the elements of shape and how it is evident in nature and art. Each class will begin outdoors with a short walk to observe shapes found […]

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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.

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ONSITE: Claymation (Ages 15–18)

July 13, 2021

Do you want to make things move? Explore the world of claymation, where everything is alive. Create your own unique characters, intricate sets, and foley or musical sounds, as you piece together your imagined world through the hands-on process of stop-frame animation. This longer-form course covers every part of the process from start to finish, […]

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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.

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Tap the Magic Tree

July 13, 2021

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Read, Art, and Play: These very clever interactive books were written to captivate children of all ages. Interactive books allow the audience to be involved and engaged. After the reading of […]

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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.

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ONSITE: Summoning Ghosts for our Stories (Ages 15–18)

July 13, 2021

Learn the foundations of storytelling and fiction writing while exploring the possibilities that ghosts, specters, and spirits open up in our world and other realms. Students will learn to dissect ghosts and their stories, write their own, and create zines to trade and share with each other, all while learning more about character, setting, conflict, […]

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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!

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