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Summer Studio 2017

Kids 3-11 • Wk.2 (7/10-7/14)



Classes for younger children introduce various materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and ability while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Children must be toilet trained. 

Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts and provide an expanded, creative experience. Various materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge.

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

  • Costs vary and are listed in each time slot.
  • Member prices begin at the $100 Family membership level.
  • Materials are included.
  • Register online at armoryarts.org/studio or use the registration form.
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. Waitlists are not maintained. Enrollments are non-transferable. Students enrolled only when full payment is received and registration forms are complete. See all Armory Studio Policies. 

(Su17.025) Super Storytime

(Su17.025) Super Storytime

Read stories and even create super stories of your own. Make paintings and collages with clay, fabric, and buttons to illustrate the characters and places in your stories.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.026) Creature Design

(Su17.026) Creature Design

Create your own imaginary creatures, monsters, and aliens. Learn the process of creature design through drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Study mythological creatures, and those designed by concept artists working in the entertainment industry.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.027) Clay Around the World

(Su17.027) Clay Around the World

We’ll be inspired by cultures around the world and by the many ways they use clay. Then we’ll design our own clay creations! From houses, dishes, and animal sculptures to roads and bricks, clay is important for everyone, everywhere.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.028) Soft Sculpture

(Su17.028) Soft Sculpture

(Ages 7-9) Stuff, fold, twist, and sew to create 3D sculptures using fabric, yarn, and paper. Create papier-mâché ice cream cones, cacti, and a felt fried egg.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.029) Fun with Drama

(Su17.029) Fun with Drama

(Ages 7-9) Stuff, fold, twist, and sew to create 3D sculptures using fabric, yarn, and paper. Create papier-mâché ice cream cones, cacti, and a felt fried egg.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.030) Drawing & Painting

(Su17.030) Drawing & Painting

(Ages 9-11) Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice with simple sketches and then create finished works as you experiment with color theory and mixing paint to expand your skills as an artist.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.031) Painting Rainbows

(Su17.031) Painting Rainbows

(Ages 3-4) Paint, sculpt, and experience the colors of the rainbow through different materials. Imagine and create all the wonders of the rainbow.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.032) Animals in the Forest

(Su17.032) Animals in the Forest

(Ages 4-5) Make animal sculptures, furry masks, puppets and wearable art that celebrate forest animals. Use and arrange fun materials such as clay, paint, and cardboard.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.033) Claytopia

(Su17.033) Claytopia

(Ages 5-6) Coil, roll, and pinch all kinds of clay to create an imaginary world complete with cities, underwater landscapes, mythological stories, and creatures who live there.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.034) Robot Factory

(Su17.034) Robot Factory

(Ages 6-8) Design and create imaginary robots through drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Draw inspiration from film, videogames and animation. Consider story, function (joints, hydraulics, etc.) and character/personality for our robotic friends.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.035) Ceramics

(Su17.035) Ceramics

(Ages 7-9) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.036) Paint Yourself

(Su17.036) Paint Yourself

(Ages 7-9) Go beyond the selfie and learn how to paint your unique facial features and body proportions. Let’s study artists from various cultures who painted their own self-portraits.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.037) Fabric & Fiber

(Su17.037) Fabric & Fiber

(Ages 9-11) Explore the process of natural dyeing, weaving, and sewing to create items such as personalized bags, bracelets, wall hangings, dyed t-shirts, or stained paper paintings. Dye with mediums such as tea, coffee grinds or turmeric.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.038) Sparkle, Glitter, Glow

(Su17.038) Sparkle, Glitter, Glow

(Ages 3-4) Explore color and light while making beautiful, bright, eye-catching paintings and sculptures using a variety of sparkling and reflective materials.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.039) Painting with Light

(Su17.039) Painting with Light

(Ages 5-6) By harnessing light and discovering how to look for it, we’ll be inspired to make art such as stained glass, light boxes, star sculptures, and even a city lights installation.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.040) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Su17.040) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Ages 6-8) Explore story and humor as we study cartoons, comics and the colorful, action-packed world of anime. Draw, paint and collage, while discovering clever techniques to create your own comic strip.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.041) Stop Motion Animation

(Su17.041) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 7-9) Create your own animated video. Learn basic stop motion animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustration and cut-outs.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.042) Art of the Americas

(Su17.042) Art of the Americas

(Ages 9-11) Travel through the two continents of the Americas and find interesting artists, cultures and artworks from Abstract Expressionists in the U.S. to Modernists in Brazil. Let’s slide down the longitude to discover the art of different cultures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.043) Ceramics

(Su17.043) Ceramics

(Ages 9-11) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.044) Sea Monsters

(Su17.044) Sea Monsters

(Ages 3-4) Dive into the deep sea and all its myths and legends. Get inspired by the awesome sea creature art from around the world while designing your own amazing sea monsters with color, line, and texture.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.045) Yummy Things

(Su17.045) Yummy Things

(Ages 5-6) Play with your food! Draw inspiration from your favorite foods to make many yummy looking artworks with clay, paint, and more. Pies, cakes, ice cream, French fries, and maybe a few vegetables!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.046) Writing in Code

(Su17.046) Writing in Code

(Ages 6-8) How would you like to write in code? Design your own secret visual language. Beginning with Egyptian hieroglyphs, let’s take a trip to the past and be inspired by amazing wall writings from ancient civilizations to contemporary graffiti.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.047) Carnivals & Carousels

(Su17.047) Carnivals & Carousels

(Ages 7-9) Imagine all the parts of a carnival, from fantastic carousel animals to roller coasters and colorful carnival treats. Paint and sculpt the many fun festivities, using lots of colors, materials, and crazy ideas.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.048) Selfie Portraits

(Su17.048) Selfie Portraits

(Ages 9-11) A selfie can be more than a photograph! Discover an array of artists who choose different ways to stylize both their everyday and imagined self. Expand your artistic skills of self-expression using media such as collage and paint.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.049) Make Monsters Move

(Su17.049) Make Monsters Move

(Ages 9-11) Build your very own monsters out of trash and recycled materials, then bring them to life with stop motion animation. Learn how to physically manipulate them so they appear to move on their own, using both photography and software skills to make that magic happen.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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