PLUSHIES!!!

June 10 – 14

9 am – 11 am

In this class, students will learn how to create their own unique soft sculpture! 
Students will learn to design, construct, and sew a plush from scratch. They will make small and large plushies using a variety of materials. By the end of this class, the student will have their own adorable and individual plush toy, designed and sewn by the student! They will leave this class with knowledge of useful and simple hand stitching techniques. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Shayla Fish


 

DISCOVER VINYL TOY DESIGN

June 10 – 14
12 pm – 2 pm

Designer toys have been described as one of the few truly original worldwide art movements of the last two decades. Initially created by street artists and designers using soft vinyl, the designer toy movement now encompasses a wide variety of artists, styles, and materials, and has spread worldwide. In this class, students will create their own designer toy from clay using their own individual designs. The student will learn techniques in clay, color theory, manufacturing, and the basics of toy design. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Shayla Fish


 

VISUAL EXPLORATIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

June 17 – 21

9 am – 11 am

This course will offer various media experiences.  Students will have an opportunity to explore and experiment with visual experiences using paint, yarn, papier-mâché, air dry clay, and paper. Parent or guardian is welcome to attend classes with student. *(ages 5 – 18)*

Instructor: Cindy DeGrothy


 

WEAVING A WEB OF COLOR: YARN, PAINTING, AND COLLAGE!

June 17 – 21

12 pm – 2 pm

In this class, we will learn several weaving techniques and use a variety of materials. Weaving fun will start with radial weaving, like the spider’s weave! We will create a shaped loom out of cardboard and we will use tissue paper collage to add color and texture. We will create another project by combining paint and weaving. We will end the week with twig string weaving using natural materials. (ages 8 and up)

Instructor: Cathie Laska


 

IT’S A STRING THING!

June 24 – 28

9 am – 11 am

In this class students will use string, thread, and fabric to craft many fun projects! Students will create using hand-sewing, embroidery, string art, and other new techniques. Some of the projects include a custom plushie, coffee cozy, and a magnetic locker pocket. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Korinne Cantin


 

MOSAIC MANIA

June 24 – 28

12 pm – 2 pm

Students will learn about reliefs and mosaics in this fun and creative class. Students will learn about the history of mosaics and the materials used to create a radial, symmetrical or asymmetrical design. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Angel Spangler


 

EXPERI-PRINTS!

July 8 – 12

9 am – 11 am

Students will learn a variety of printmaking techniques, including, but not limited to string and rubber band relief, mono prints, found object printing, stamp wheels, and screen printing. These techniques will be combined to encourage experimentation to create images. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Ed Trover


 

ALL CLAY, EVERY DAY!

July 8 – 12

9 am – 11 am

This class is dedicated entirely to clay! Students will practice several hand building techniques using a faux ceramic air-dry clay. This class will allow students to make a different sculpture each day. All projects are finished with acrylic paint and a durable sealant. Some of these exciting projects include rolled slab animal portraits, a fish mobile, a fish bowl dish, and a hanging pot. Students will need a box to carry projects home from class. Students are encouraged to wear old clothing or an apron. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Korinne Cantin


 

WONDERFUL WEARABLES

July 8 – 12

12 pm – 2 pm

Are you an artist who loves showing off your creations? In this class, each project is completely wearable and completely fun! Try your hand at a batik scarf, paper bead jewelry, sharpie “painted” hat, and more! (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Korinne Cantin


 

FANTASTIC FOOD ART

July 15 – 19

12 pm – 2 pm

This class will teach students about the advertising business and tricks of the trade for commercials.  Students will create their own food/item and a brand that they want to sell and advertise. Once they have designed their product, they will create a drawing, painting, and 3-D sculpture, as well as, a brand and advertisement for it. Students must think of the gender, age, and culture they are wanting their product to be sold to and make that work to their advantage. (ages 8 and up)
Instructor: Angel Spangler

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