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ONSITE: Fun with Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

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: Cartooning (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

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: Experimental Drawing (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

Learn different and unusual ways to approach drawing. We'll talk about different ways to make both abstract and realistic drawings. Expect to learn new techniques for drawing with pencils, markers, crayons and watercolor paint.

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ONSITE: Art Explorers (Age 5)

January 26, 2022

Let's explore art-making! Create eclectic 2-D and 3-D art collections using clay, wire, fabric, paint or other materials. Our smallest artists can sign up for multiple weeks of classes and always have new projects to create!

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2022

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Learn to select and 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: From Reality to Dreams: Making Surreal Paintings (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2022

Surrealism means super-reality. That's because surrealist artwork is based on reality but has been altered to be unreal. In this class, you'll learn how to take photographs and turn them into collages to make surrealist artwork. Then you'll be able to turn those into paintings depicting fantastic things!

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ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips 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, […]

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ONSITE: Yoga + Mixed Media Color Exploration (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2022

Explore the joys of colors and yoga! Students will learn the basics of yoga, explore the color wheel, and how certain colors correlate to emotions and sensations in the body. We will practice yoga in the garden, color, draw, paint and tie-dye to explore the full spectrum of the rainbow and the range of emotions […]

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ONSITE: Computer Animation (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2022

Learn how to animate on a computer! Students will develop strong foundations in 2-D, digital animation by exploring digital software such as Adobe Animate CC and by learning the 12 principles of animation. We'll complete exercises like synching animation to sound, walk cycles and storyboarding. The goal of this course is to give students the […]

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ONSITE: Write On! (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

This class is all about writing! Tap into the power of your imagination 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, and more. Each class will include a combination of fun short activities […]

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ONSITE: Small Metal Sculpture (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

Create new works of art using found objects and wire! We'll use our hands and tools to bend, shape, and attach. As you create your sculpture, you'll choose from lots of discarded items like old jewelry, electronics, metals, plastics, stones, beads, cloth, wood and more.

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ONSITE: Cartooning (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2022

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: Art Explorers (Age 5)

January 26, 2022

Let's explore art-making! Create eclectic 2-D and 3-D art collections using clay, wire, fabric, paint or other materials. Our smallest artists can sign up for multiple weeks of classes and always have new projects to create!

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ONSITE: Claymation (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

Learn how to make stop-motion animation from a professional artist! This class covers the fabrication of puppetry, storytelling, set building, and the technique of stop-motion animation. You'll leave with an understanding of stop-frame animation techniques, a handcrafted puppet, and your very own short animation!

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

January 26, 2022

Use acrylic paints and learn to paint like a pro through careful observation of the subject in front of 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 […]

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ONSITE: Art Explorers (Age 5)

January 26, 2022

Let's explore art-making! Create eclectic 2-D and 3-D art collections using clay, wire, fabric, paint or other materials. Our smallest artists can sign up for multiple weeks of classes and always have new projects to create!

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ONSITE: Building Cardboard Worlds (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

We're going to build cardboard worlds. Get your imagination and recyclables ready for this cardboard construction class! Students will create blueprints for their unique designs and will have all sizes of cardboard at their disposal. We'll begin with small structures and move to larger collaborative environments as the week progresses.

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ONLINE: Scientific Illustration (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2022

Explore innovative and technical approaches to scientific illustration. You'll learn different types of drawing techniques and create your own scientific illustrations inspired by natural specimens in class.

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ONSITE: Art Explorers (Age 5)

January 26, 2022

Let's explore art-making! Create eclectic 2-D and 3-D art collections using clay, wire, fabric, paint or other materials. Our smallest artists can sign up for multiple weeks of classes and always have new projects to create!

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