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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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Creating a Graphic Novel (Ages 11–12)

January 28, 2019

Explore the techniques and planning that go into creating a multi-chapter comic book. We’ll discover what makes a good story and how to best tell that story with drawings. Topics include comic history, drawing techniques and visual communication.

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Digital Fan Art (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Redesign characters from your favorite movies, books and video games. We’ll cover the basics of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll begin to understand character representation, technical drawing skills and the importance of digital media as an art form. No previous experience necessary.

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Digital Pattern Design for Printing (Ages 13–14)

January 28, 2019

Combine traditional drawing techniques with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create your own print-on-demand fabric. You’ll upload your graphics to a Spoonflower account that allows family, friends, and customers to purchase custom fabric, designed by you!

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Digital Pattern Design for Printing (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Combine traditional drawing techniques with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create your own print-on-demand fabric. You’ll upload your graphics to a Spoonflower account that allows family, friends, and customers to purchase custom fabric, designed by you!

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Exploring Clay (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Let your imagination come alive as you construct your own clay creations. Combine various hand-building techniques, including coil building and slab construction, to create whimsical art. Learn about form, shape and texture as you explore the possibilities of clay. Works will be painted or glazed to complete these wonderful creations.

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Exploring Printmaking (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Explore creative aspects of printmaking by making hand-carved Styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. We’ll explore t-shirt printing techniques and learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints.

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Exploring Printmaking (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Explore creative aspects of printmaking by making hand-carved Styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. We’ll explore t-shirt printing techniques and learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints.

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Exploring Clay (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Let your imagination come alive as you construct your own clay creations. Combine various hand-building techniques, including coil building and slab construction, to create whimsical art. Learn about form, shape and texture as you explore the possibilities of clay. Works will be painted or glazed to complete these wonderful creations.

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Hand Building with Clay (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Learn a variety of ceramic hand building techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab building. You’ll learn to create functional vessels and creative sculptural objects!

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Hand Building with Clay (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Learn a variety of ceramic hand building techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab building. You’ll learn to create functional vessels and creative sculptural objects!

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Giant Papier-Mâché Sculpture (Ages 11–12)

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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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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Pinch Pot Pokémon (Ages 7–8)- New!

January 28, 2019

Pokémon and monsters and imaginary friends, oh my! This clay class will introduce hand-building techniques such as pinching and coiling. Students will discuss animal characteristics and learn to sculpt real and imaginary creatures in their natural habitat. Walk away with two-three sculpted creatures!

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Fantastical Clay Creatures (Ages 7–8)

January 28, 2019

Imagine and create fictional creatures in clay. Develop characters through an exploration of capabilities drawn from the natural world, combining properties or attributes from real organisms into fictional hybrids. You’ll use basic hand-building techniques in clay to render forms that express the function of the creature’s capabilities. Acrylic paint or ceramic underglazes will be used […]

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Fabric Dyeing (Ages 9–10)

January 28, 2019

Learn the Japanese art of shibori dying, a practice that uses a variety of knotting, twisting, gathering and embroidery techniques to produce dazzling hand-dyed fabrics. You’ll leave our week together with several shibori pieces.

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Write Your Life (Ages 13–14)- New!

January 28, 2019

In this class, each student will receive a journal. We’ll write together in our journals extensively each day. We’ll write about our lives, personal stories, imaginary characters, dream worlds and scenarios. We’ll also explore creative poetry including Haiku poetry, “I am” poems, and black out poetry. To help us get into the writing flow, we’ll […]

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Write Your Life (Ages 11–12)- New!

January 28, 2019

In this class, each student will receive a journal. We’ll write together in our journals extensively each day. We’ll write about our lives, personal stories, imaginary characters, dream worlds and scenarios. We’ll also explore creative poetry including Haiku poetry, “I am” poems, and black out poetry. To help us get into the writing flow, we’ll […]

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Yoga, Mindfulness and Art (Ages 11–12)- New!

January 28, 2019

Enter a safe space where we’ll use yoga as a tool to develop awareness of ourselves and others. Movement will be paired with journaling, poetry, and drawing as methods of self-expression. By the end of the week, you’ll finish a booklet or “zine” of poems, drawings and written insights.

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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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