Summer Camps 2019

Hand Building and Sculpting with Clay
Ages 5 and up
July 8 - 19, Mon. – Fri 2:30p.m. - 4p.m.
July 29 -  August 9, Mon. – Fri. 2:30p.m. - 4p.m.
$190 per student, for each 2 week camp, all supplies included
Children will be encouraged to use their imagination while creating beautiful works of art with clay.  These creations will be dinnerware safe and or great accent sculptures for walls, gardens and flowerbeds.

Glass Fusing
Ages 8 and up  
  Aug. 12 – 16, 10:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.  
$125.00 all supplies included
Learn to cut, collage, and grind glass in this intensely exciting glass fusing camp.  Choose from a large array of colors, popping with coolness while experimenting with combinations of transparent and opaque glass. You will embellish with wire wrapping, beads and multi-colored cords.  Make your own carved clay mold, pendants, candy dish and a window charm.

Age of Discovery
7yrs. and up
$125.00 all supplies included
August 5 - 9
10:30am - 12pm or 2:30pm - 4pm
Explore age old art styles and make them contemporary and new! Learn how to capture your profile in silhouette using white pencil on black paper as people commonly did in the 1800's.  Each student will add zentangles to the white space creating a contemporary twist on selfies.
The students will be shown how to paint miniature scenes onto a blown empty eggshell and then embellish with beads and wire for hanging.
Also learn to and create an abstract collage from found objects in the style of famous New York artist, Louise Nevellson.

Pet Pals Portrait
7yrs and up
$125.00 all supplies included
June 24 - 28, or July 22 - 26, or August 12 - 16
2:30pm - 4pm
Learn to create an acrylic animal portrait by utilizing grids, color blocking, and implied texture. Students will take home one completed acrylic animal painting on canvas.  Bring one animal photo to the first class to use as a reference.

Ages 6yrs. and up
$120.00 all supplies included
June 17 - June 20
Mon. - Thur., 1:00p.m. - 2:30p.m.
Enjoy 1 hr of drawing technique instruction followed by 1/2 hour of project drawing each day.  Students will take home 1 completed colored pencil drawing, on wood, ready to hang.

Watercolor Like The Masters
Ages 6yrs. and up, $130 all supplies included
June 20 and 21, 9am -12:30p.m. or Aug 15 and 16, 9am -12:30a.m.
Explore and learn painting with transparent watercolors by studying French Impressionist and Early American Master Painters. Students will learn the basics from blocking in their painting to mixing and painting with color and value.

Build a Magical Fairy House
(7yrs. and up, unless accompanied by and adult)
$30.00, Monday, June 17, or July 22, or August 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sticks, bark, dry grasses, pebbles, shells, feathers, pine cones and nuts are just some of the natural materials that will be used to make a whimsical habitat to place where you know the fairies are fluttering.

Whimsical Wire Sculpture
7 yrs.and up
$30.00, Monday, July 22, 1pm - 3pm
Create an animal sculpture out of brightly colored, easy to manipulate wire.  Once the creature is formed, it will be fastened to a Birch Tree Branch Pedestal for aesthetic, contemporary display.

Scenic Sensations
7yrs. and up
$35.00, Monday, 1pm - 3pm, July 29 or August 19
Students will create and take home a scenic acrylic painting on canvas while exploring the techniques of fine art. Bring your own photo or one will be supplied.