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Summer Studio 2017

Kids 3-11 • Wk.5 (7/31-8/4)


(Su17.100) Clay Menagerie

(Su17.100) Clay Menagerie

(Ages 3-4) Create a royal collection of domestic and exotic animals using many different ceramic techniques. Learn about animal shapes, spots, and patterns while using lots of clay, paint and other materials.

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

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(Su17.101) Painting With Pollock

(Su17.101) Painting With Pollock

(Ages 5-6) Drip, drop and drizzle! Use the action painting techniques of Jackson Pollock to create art. Paint using fun "brushes" like branches and fruit. Explore strange and odd colors, patterns and shapes to make your masterpieces.

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

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(Su17.102) Characters on Parade

(Su17.102) Characters on Parade

(Ages 5-7) Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games. Create your own character, make a mask and parade through the studio on the last day of class.

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

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(Su17.103) Painting from Photographs

(Su17.103) Painting from Photographs

(Ages 6-8) Search through many sources to find your favorite photographs or collection of photographs. Cut, crop and collage to create compositions for inspiration while learning to paint with many types of materials.

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

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(Su17.104) Monsters, Myths & Make Believe

(Su17.104) Monsters, Myths & Make Believe

(Ages 7-9) Create suspenseful artwork by studying characters from fairy tales, myths and monster stories, new and old. Create your own stories and illustrate them using various materials as you imagine what happens next.

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

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(Su17.105) Master Artists from Around the World

(Su17.105) Master Artists from Around the World

(Ages 9-11) Create your own unique masterpieces while experimenting with different techniques. You’ll be inspired by masters like Calder, O’Keeffe, Da Vinci, Kusama, Klee, and Warhol.

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

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(Su17.106) Painting Plants

(Su17.106) Painting Plants

(Ages 3-4) Inspired by actual local plant life from around Pasadena (both real and pictures), you’ll create your own garden in both 2D and 3D. Paint leaves, trees, flowers and other things that grow from colorful art materials.

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

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(Su17.107) Funny Faces

(Su17.107) Funny Faces

(Ages 4-5) Explore portraiture, mask-making and cartoons. Use your imagination to create characters such as clowns, animals and all kinds of things that make us laugh.

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

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(Su17.108) Slimy, Goopy, Bouncy Art

(Su17.108) Slimy, Goopy, Bouncy Art

(Ages 5-6) Part science lab, part fun factory. Make your own silly putty, slimy goop, colorful bouncy balls, and homemade air-dry clay. Explore colors, textures, and handbuilding techniques. Create abstract paintings and other drippy artwork à la Jackson Pollock.

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

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(Su17.109) Build-A-City

(Su17.109) Build-A-City

(Ages 6-8) Design and build your own city buildings, parks and playgrounds using many materials. How do the spaces we live in tell our story? Examine the different parts that make up a city and view different types of architecture from all over the world.

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

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(Su17.110) Ceramics

(Su17.110) 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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(Su17.111) Paintings Big & Small

(Su17.111) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 7-9) Explore line, color and shape on a very small and very large scale. Paint with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

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

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(Su17.112) Photography: Pinhole Camera

(Su17.112) Photography: Pinhole Camera

(Ages 9-11) Experience the magic of film-based photography! Make your own pinhole camera from unexpected materials like a soda can. See how much fun it is to experiment with the physics of the camera, the chemistry of the darkroom, and the math of film exposure.

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

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(Su17.113) Gardens & Fairies

(Su17.113) Gardens & Fairies

(Ages 3-4) Discover magical lands and create mythical plants and fairies. Make fairy houses and other fantastic things. Enjoy using all sorts of fun, fantasy-inspiring art materials.

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

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(Su17.114) Fake Food

(Su17.114) Fake Food

(Ages 5-6) What’s your favorite food? A giant cookie? A platter of Cheetos? Using many art materials and techniques, make your own favorite foods and invent new ones. On the last day of class, we’ll hold a “dinner party” installation to show off your banquet.

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

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(Su17.115) Tricky Pix & Optics

(Su17.115) Tricky Pix & Optics

(Ages 6-8) Create art designed to fool the eye. Make 3D illusions on flat surfaces, fantastic sculptures and camouflage disguises to hide in real space. Use all kinds of materials to explore art and perception. You won't believe your eyes!

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

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(Su17.116) Circuits & Mazes

(Su17.116) Circuits & Mazes

(Ages 7-9) Experiment with simple LED circuits and hand-made motors to learn about the movement of electricity. Create paintings, drawings and prints incorporating and inspired by the form and function of circuits.

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

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(Su17.117) Stop Motion Animation

(Su17.117) 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 cutouts.

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

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(Su17.118) Knights vs. Robots

(Su17.118) Knights vs. Robots

(Ages 9-11) Discover how to draw knights, robots, cyborgs and other fantastical forms. Sharpen your drawing skills while learning about historical forms of armor and techniques for capturing the gleam of metal in your drawing.

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

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(Su17.119) Ceramics

(Su17.119) 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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(Su17.120) Starry Sparkly Skies

(Su17.120) Starry Sparkly Skies

(Ages 3-4) The starry, starry night sky will inspire us. In the sky, we can discover planets, stars, moons, fireworks and maybe even spaceships. Using many materials, create paintings and sculptures of things we can imagine and have seen in the sky.

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

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(Su17.121) Clay Imaginarium

(Su17.121) Clay Imaginarium

(Ages 5-6) Create playful and imaginative artworks. Learn clay hand-building techniques while we use fun, exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, and recycled objects.

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

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(Su17.122) Fossil Hunters

(Su17.122) Fossil Hunters

(Ages 6-8) Join the adventure! Piece together exciting discoveries in paleontology (the study of fossil animals and plants). Make gigantic dinosaur footprints. Study and replicate extinct animal bones and other fossils. Create giant jaws filled with prehistoric teeth.

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

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(Su17.123) Crazy Creatures

(Su17.123) Crazy Creatures

(Ages 7-9) The only limit is your imagination! Explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. Make costumes to transform yourself into the one-of-a-kind creatures you imagine.

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

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(Su17.124) Comics & Zines

(Su17.124) Comics & Zines

(Ages 9-11) Make your own unique zine to print and share with your friends. You’ll be introduced to the how and why of comics and zines. From superpowers to favorite things, make zines that combine what you like and don’t like about the world around you.

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

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(Su17.125) Codes & Coding

(Su17.125) Codes & Coding

(Ages 9-11) Make simple digital projects using a coding program written specifically for kids. Then apply the logic of coding to make creative collaborative drawings, sculptures, mazes, games and even secret messages.

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

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