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Spring Studio 2017

Ages 3-11

Classes for 3-6 year olds introduce materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and abilities while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Toddlers must be toilet trained.

Classes for 6-11 year olds are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. Materials and historical art concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge.

Limited to 12 students, classes allow for more individualized instruction. 3-4 year old classes limited to 10. All students must meet age requirements.

  • Due to scheduled construction and events, Spring 2017 will be an abbreviated session with prices prorated as follows: Monday through Thursdays classes are $180 for 9 meetings (members $162). Friday classes are $160 for 8 meetings (members $144).
  • Materials are included.
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Enrollment is first come, first served. Waitlists are not maintained. Enrollments are non-transferable.

(Sp17.01) Ready Set Grow!

(Sp17.01) Ready Set Grow!

Ages 3-4 Grow an art garden and watch your art skills blossom! Paint and sculpt trees, flowers, plants and other specimens from the wonderful world of mother nature.

Offered on Mon. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.02) Art Rocks!

(Sp17.02) Art Rocks!

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Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.03) Big Undiscovered Bug

(Sp17.03) Big Undiscovered Bug

Ages 5-6 Learn about bugs of all kinds - from beetles to butterflies - as you are inspired to make art by their beautiful structure, colors and patterns.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.04) Comics & Anime!

(Sp17.04) Comics & Anime!

Ages 6-8 Create your own full comic book about yourself, your interests & the world around you while exploring different genres of comics.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.05) Fun with Drama

(Sp17.05) Fun with Drama

Ages 7-11 Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games.

Offered on 4:00pm

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(Sp17.06) Claymation

(Sp17.06) Claymation

Ages 8-11 Delve into the magical morphing world of claymation while experimenting with stop motion animation.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.07) Experimenting in the Dark: Art & Science of Darkroom Photography

(Sp17.07) Experimenting in the Dark: Art & Science of Darkroom Photography

Ages 9-11 Enjoy the magic of the darkroom while you learn both technical and conceptual aspects of image making.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.08) Twist, Twirl, & Paint

(Sp17.08) Twist, Twirl, & Paint

Ages 3-4 Tapping, twisting, twirling, use different movements to create paintings large and small.

Offered on Tue. 10:00am

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(Sp17.09) Flowers & Fireworks

(Sp17.09) Flowers & Fireworks

Ages 3-4 Explore things that bloom and burst. Look at patterns, nature and color while using many materials to create 2D and 3D art.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.10) Make the Music

(Sp17.10) Make the Music

Ages 5-6 Make artworks inspired by the music you hear. Each week, you are introduced to a different genre, style, origin, sound, or culture of music.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.11) Dance & Art

(Sp17.11) Dance & Art

Ages 4-6 Explore movement and art. Explore patterns of time, space and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.12) Flowers

(Sp17.12) Flowers

Ages 6-8 Inspired by nature, and particularly flowers, build sculptures and mural paintings using templates and mixed media.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.13) Planet: Art

(Sp17.13) Planet: Art

Ages 7-9 Delve into natural and constructed worlds through fun and creative mixed media projects. Dream, design, and build both 2D and 3D landscapes, cityscapes, and imagined environments.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.14) Just Bead It

(Sp17.14) Just Bead It

Ages 9-11 Make a wide variety of beads including: fimo beads with delicate complex patterns, rolled paper beads, woven wire lace beads, amulets from found and recycled objects, and pendants made of glazed clay.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.15) Ceramics

(Sp17.15) Ceramics

Ages 9-11 Learn how to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic pieces.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.16) Dream House Diorama

(Sp17.16) Dream House Diorama

Ages 6-11 Develop your very own dream home through imagining, designing and building your own dioramas.

Offered on Wed. 12:30pm

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(Sp17.17) Sea Monsters

(Sp17.17) Sea Monsters

Ages 3-5 Explore the deep sea and all its myths and legends. Analyze sea creatures in terms of culture and context and create your own sea monsters through painting, sculpture, assemblage, printing and drawing.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.18) Robots!

(Sp17.18) Robots!

Ages 6-11 sign and build your own robot! Challenge your imagination by using found objects and recycled materials to engineer robots and their environments.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.19) Jurassic Art

(Sp17.19) Jurassic Art

FULL

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.20) Abstract Painting

(Sp17.20) Abstract Painting

Ages 5-6 Create abstract paintings from a series of realistically drawn objects. Explore the elements of shape, line and texture and the principles of rhythm, movement and unity.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.21) Fantastical Optical Toys & Puppet Theatre

(Sp17.21) Fantastical Optical Toys & Puppet Theatre

Ages 7-9 Explore forms of entertainment which used light and moving images before the invention of film. Using many materials, we'll make toys like kaleidoscopes, zoetropes, thaumatropes and objects based on shadow plays.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.22) Fun with Drama - Silent Stage

(Sp17.22) Fun with Drama - Silent Stage

Ages 6-11 This fun drama class emphasizes elements of physical comedy and universal gesture and expression. Learn the basics of non-verbal communication and how to project this ancient art on the stage.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.23) Electric Sculpture

(Sp17.23) Electric Sculpture

Ages 9-11 Incorporate circuitry and LED lights into mixed media projects. Your art projects light up in fantastical ways!

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.24) Drawing Optical Illusions

(Sp17.24) Drawing Optical Illusions

Ages 9-11 Learn to draw objects and places in a realistic way. Learn how to make images pop off or sink into the paper and create the illusion of space.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.25) Metamorphosis

(Sp17.25) Metamorphosis

Ages 3-4 Make art about things that change: caterpillars into butterflies, flowers into fruit, tadpoles into frogs. Create your own masterpieces in both 2-D and 3-D with various materials.

Offered on Thu. 10:00am

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(Sp17.26) 1001 Symbols

(Sp17.26) 1001 Symbols

Ages 6-11 Express yourself by learning how to unleash the creative power and meaning of symbols. Using symbols books as inspiration, choose an image and research what your image symbolizes.

Offered on Thu. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.27) Up, Up & Away

(Sp17.27) Up, Up & Away

Ages 3-4 Keep your eyes on the skies! Use materials to make art about the world above us, like clouds, planes, balloons, butterflies and birds.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.28) Clay Play

(Sp17.28) Clay Play

Ages 5-6 Learn hand-building clay techniques and incorporate fun exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, recycled objects and more to create playful and imaginative artworks.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.29) Create! Sustain!

(Sp17.29) Create! Sustain!

Ages 6-8 Find fun materials from daily life to reuse and upcycle into creative artworks. Let's explore a new DIY sculpture or folk art process at the beginning of each session.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.30) Ceramics

(Sp17.30) Ceramics

Ages 7-9 Learn how to use the potter’s wheel hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic pieces. Explore various types of clay, learn methods of glazing and make different types of surface texture.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.31) Drawing & Painting

(Sp17.31) Drawing & Painting

Ages 9-11 Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice drawing skills by making art in a variety of forms, from simple sketches to finished works while developing drawing techniques such as how to create space, value and form.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.32) Ceramics

(Sp17.32) Ceramics

Ages 6-11 Learn hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic pieces. Explore various types of clay, learn methods of glazing and make different types of surface texture.

Offered on Fri. 12:30pm

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(Sp17.33) Master Artists from Around the World

(Sp17.33) Master Artists from Around the World

Ages 3-5 Inspired by masters from art history, explore different techniques to create your own unique work of art.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.34) Make Monsters Move

(Sp17.34) Make Monsters Move

Ages 6-11 Build your very own monsters out of trash and recycled materials and then bring them to life using stop motion animation.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(Sp17.35) Clay Play

(Sp17.35) Clay Play

Ages 3-4 Learn hand-building clay techniques and incorporate fun exploratory materials - including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, recycled objects and more to create playful and imaginative artworks.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.36) Zebra Stripes & Monkey Tails

(Sp17.36) Zebra Stripes & Monkey Tails

Ages 5-6 Make art about different parts of animals: zebra stripes, monkey tails, elephant trunks, rhino horns and leopard spots.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.37) Creating Characters

(Sp17.37) Creating Characters

Ages 5-7 In this beginning drama class, explore character, creative movement, and theatrical expression through stories, myths, exercises, and games. Your own custom-made characters are revealed for family and friends on June 16.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.38) Drawing & Painting

(Sp17.38) Drawing & Painting

FULL

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.39) Artsy Comics & Anime

(Sp17.39) Artsy Comics & Anime

Ages 7-9 Express yourself, your interests & the world around you by making comics in your own style. Explore all the beautiful ways we can tell stories through pictures.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(Sp17.40) Collage Animation

(Sp17.40) Collage Animation

Ages 8-11 Bring collage to life with the magic of stop motion animation. First create characters and environments from magazines, book illustrations, patterned paper and paint and then add stories and narratives through animation.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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