Wayne Center for the Arts

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SUNDAY: CLOSED

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What is an Art Adventure Kit? It's a jam-packed arts experience shipped right to your door! Each kit includes supplies and instructions to make 5 in-depth art projects designed by WCA arts faculty. Each box includes directions to explore your outdoor environment for supplies that enhance your creations! Links to online video are provided for some boxes, but we're also including full, illustrated directions so you can follow along with or without a screen. Get outdoors, get exploring, and start creating art today!

Art Adventure Kits Summer 2020

The Art Explorer Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13
The Art Explorer Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

The Art Explorer Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

The Art Explorer Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

Instructed by: Allison Smith

(5 projects)

Our adventure kit for this month takes you on an "exploration" of five art mediums -- perfect for the young artist who wants to sample different types of art! You'll learn about the elements and principles of design and explore ways to create abstract art. While on your art journey, you'll learn how art expresses emotion and try your hand at some projects sure to stretch your creativity!

This kit provides detailed, illustrated directions -- so you can get off that computer and create -- as well as links to online instructional videos by visual arts educator, Allison Smith, who will guide you step-by-step through each project. Each kit includes five full projects, one for each day of the week. Many materials are re-usable for you to practice your art again and again!

Projects include:

1. Drawing: Focus on Line

2. Painting: Focus on Color

3. Textile: Focus on Texture

4. Sculpture: Focus on Shape

5. Ceramics: Focus on Size and Space

Each kit includes: oil pastels, brush, acrylic paints, painters tape, styrofoam forms, yarn, canvas board, paper, ruler, stencils, wire, beads, air dry clay, rolling pin, needle tool, fettling knife and modeling tool, instructions

Supplies students should have at home: paper towels, a plastic bag, a piece of cardboard and your imagination!

These kits will ship the week of July 20.

NOTE: We understand that not everyone has great internet access. If you would like to receive your instructional videos on a flash drive with your kit instead of online, please contact us.

Quantity Price Subtotal
1 $100.00 $100.00
12 Inventory
@ $100.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A
The Natural World Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13
The Natural World Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

The Natural World Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

The Natural World Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 10-13

Instructed by: Allison Smith

(5 projects)

It’s time to explore! The Natural World kit will take you on an adventure by exploring different art mediums and different ways to collect and use natural materials. Think of nature as its own work of art for you to investigate. By combining traditional art mediums and natural elements, we will be creating some brand new and exciting works of art! Each project includes detailed, illustrated directions AND links to online instructional videos for your convenience. Each kit includes five full projects, one for each day of the week. Many materials are re-usable for you to practice your art again and again!

Projects include:

1. Natural Printmaking

2. Earthworks/Land Art

3. "Plein Air" (Outdoor) Painting

4. Build-your-own Terrarium

5. Growth Self Portrait

Each kit includes: 5 colors of tempera paint, paintbrush, gelli/printing plate, brayer, canvas board, painting sponge, charcoal pencil, glass jar, burlap, eraser, spray bottle, set of colored pencils, drawing paper, construction paper, cardstock, instructions

Supplies students should have at home: container of water, paper towels, wax paper or plate to use as palette, hot glue gun, pencil, mirror, and natural materials from outdoors (as directed)

These kits will ship the week of June 22.

NOTE: We understand that not everyone has great internet access. If you would like to receive your instructional videos on a flash drive with your kit instead of online, please contact us.

Quantity Price Subtotal
1 $100.00 $100.00
1 Inventory
@ $100.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A
Mug Making at Home Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult
Mug Making at Home Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Mug Making at Home Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Mug Making at Home Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Instructed by: Adam McVicker

(1 project)

Craft your new favorite mug from the comforts of your home. Follow along as we slab create a mug, which will be fired at the Art Center upon completion! Includes online instructional video.

Each kit includes: Clay that has been rolled into slab and cut to measured needs, cardboard form, needle tool for cutting clay, compressed cardboard tube for wrapping clay around, newspaper, and canvas for working on

These kits will be available for pickup at WCA (sorry, local pickup only) approximately one week from ordering.

NOTE: We understand that not everyone has great internet access. If you would like to receive your instructional video on a flash drive with your kit instead of online, please contact us.

Quantity Price Subtotal
1 $20.00 $20.00
5 Inventory
@ $20.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A
Birdhouse Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult
Birdhouse Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Birdhouse Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Birdhouse Kit | Summer 2020: Ages 8-Adult

Family or Individual Project

Instructed by: Adam McVicker

(1 project)

This project is fun for you and the future residents of your avian abode. Create a functional birdhouse in this solo or group project. Drop your project off at the Art Center to be fired and glazed. Includes online instructional video.

Each kit includes: Clay that has been rolled into slab and cut to measured needs, cardboard form, styrofoam bowl for roof measurements, needle tool for cutting clay, compressed cardboard tube for wrapping clay around, newspaper, canvas for working on

Supplies students should have at home: container of water, optional paintbrush

These kits will be available for pickup at WCA (sorry, local pickup only) approximately one week from ordering.

NOTE: We understand that not everyone has great internet access. If you would like to receive your instructional video on a flash drive with your kit instead of online, please contact us.

Quantity Price Subtotal
1 $25.00 $25.00
9 Inventory
@ $25.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A