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Visual Art Workshops (ages 6-adult)

Financial Aid and/or Scholarships  are available for all of our workshops to assist with tuition costs!

 

Saturday, February 21, 2015   10:00 am – 2:00 pm    Register Now

Mad Art Lab: Where Science Meets Art  (Grades 1-3 includes box lunch)mad scientist

Spend the day in our Mad Art Lab and surprise your friends with the crazy creatures that develop when art meets science! We know that animals have evolved and adapted throughout time. But when you add some creativity and a little mad science the results can be crazy!

 

 

 

Saturday, March 7, 2015   9:30 am – Noon   Register Now

Photography: Beyond the Selfie (ages 11+)selfie

This class encourages young people to be creative using today’s number one mode of communication – digital photography! Students go beyond the “selfie” and learn how to take interesting photographs with a smart phone, ipad or tablet with camera capabilities. Learn to frame your image and use light to make your photos look great. Learn how to edit with Google Snapseed and Picstitch to tell a story. Of course, then there is sharing! Materials Needed: Smart phone, iPad or tablet with camera capabilities

 

 

Saturday, March 7, 2015   10:00 am – Noon   Register Now

Figure Drawing Workshop Series: Session 1 Self-Portraits (Ages 15+)self

The first of our year-long series of figure drawing workshops focuses on self-portraits.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 14, 2015   12:00 – 2:30 pm   Register Now

Ceramics: Glazing & Slip Decorating Techniques (Ages 15+)slip

Decorating ceramics is one of the most rewarding aspects of working with clay. It’s the time when you can add color and life to the bare clay surface that shows off your creative talents. We will focus on glazing and decorating techniques that are sure to add extra flair to your work.

 

 

 

Monday, March 16, 2015   6:00 – 8:30 pm    Register Now

Jewelry: Dangle Earring Workshop  (Ages 15+)earrings

Make your own sterling sliver and natural bead dangle earrings!  Students will each make approximately 4 pair of earrings with a total retail value of about $100.00.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

10:00 am – Noon (Ages 13+)   Register Now

12:30 – 2:30 pm (Ages 10-12)   Register Now

Monster Series by Guest Artist Jake Nelson: How to draw Monsters and Aliens

Make a monster! Learn the basics of illustrating various types of monsters and aliens from your favorite movies. Wow your friends with your new monster knowledge, and make them scream when they see the monster you created.

 

Saturday, April 11, 2015   10:00 am – Noon   Register Now

Figure Drawing Workshop Series: Session 2 Figure Study  (ages 18+)figure

Learn the art of rendering the human figure. This workshop will consist of quick studies and longer works of a nude model.

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 24, 2014   6:00 – 8:00 pm   Register Now

Make Your Own Piñata!pinata  (All ages welcome when accompanied by an adult)

The entire family will have a blast at our Pinata making party. Our instructor will walk you through designing and decorating your very own Pinata – you decide what to stuff it with for your next party!

 

 

 

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015   10:00 am – 2:00 pm      Register Now

Mad Art Lab: Where Science Meets Artmad scientist  (Grades 7-9 includes box lunch)

Spend the day in our Mad Art Lab and surprise your friends with the crazy creatures that develop when art meets science! We know that animals have evolved and adapted throughout time. But when you add some creativity and a little mad science the results can be crazy!

 

 

 

Saturday, May 9, 2015   10:00 am – 2:00 pm    Register Now

Monster Series by Guest Artist Jake Nelson: Monster Makers, Monster Sculptingphoto 1 (age 13+ includes box lunch)

Let’s play mad scientist! Join us, and build your own beast piece by piece. You will make stunning monster busts and banks that will raise some hairs! Learn the foundations of figure sculpting and spice it up by adding a monstrous spin on things! Guaranteed fun for anyone.

 

 

 

Saturday, May 16, 2015   10:00 am – 2:00 pm      Register Now

Mad Art Lab: Where Science Meets Artmad scientist  (Grades 4-6 includes box lunch)

Spend the day in our Mad Art Lab and surprise your friends with the crazy creatures that develop when art meets science! We know that animals have evolved and adapted throughout time. But when you add some creativity and a little mad science the results can be crazy!

 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, May 16 & 17, 2015 9:30 am – 4:30 pm   Register Now

Teapot Workshop by Guest Artist Eva KwongEva Kwan

(only 8 seats available for those with an intermediate/advanced ceramic skill level)

In this intimate workshop you will learn how to throw, assemble and decorate teapots from start to finish. Learn how to throw and hand-build the different components of a teapot, including the body, handle, spout and lid. This workshop will feature guided demonstrations with world-renowned ceramic artist Eva Kwong. This is a great opportunity to create a functional piece of art with endless creative possibilities. Participants will be limited to five “I’m a little teapot” jokes.