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ONSITE: Glass Fusing + Slumping (Ages 9-11)

February 13, 2024

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create small decorative glass objects.

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ONSITE: Making Comics (Ages 12-14)

February 13, 2024

Students will learn the basics of comic book storytelling, including character design, panel layout, and speech bubbles. Through exploring different styles of comics and collaborating with their peers, students will gain confidence in expressing themselves and develop their artistic and communication skills. By the end of the program, each student will have created their own […]

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ONSITE: Experimental Painting (Ages 6-8)

February 13, 2024

Paint it up! In this class we'll have a blast exploring all the possibilities of paint. You'll be challenged to use a variety of techniques, from the conventional to the more unusual. You'll have a chance to try out a range of materials, textures and surfaces from traditional canvas to something a little more unexpected.

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ONSITE: Animating on iPads (Ages 9-11)

February 13, 2024

Learn how to animate on an iPad! You will develop strong foundations in 2D, digital animation by exploring digital software such as Procreate or the FlipaClip app. We'll complete exercises like synching animation to sound, walk cycles and storyboarding. The goal of this course is to give you the tools and knowledge to continue digital […]

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ONSITE: 3D Fiber Sculpture (Ages 12-14)

February 13, 2024

Fiber is more than flat blankets and static pillows. In this class we’ll learn machine and hand sewing techniques and use curves, ease and gathering to create soft sculptures – fiber objects that take up space!za

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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ONSITE: Metalworking (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Try working with metal and traditional metalworking tools. We’ll explore different ways to cut metal safely and bend it accurately, then we’ll try texturing, hammering and stamping. Students ages 9-11 will focus on cold connection (learning to drill, rivet, and friction fit), then they’ll create and fasten their own metal designs. Students ages 12-14 will […]

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ONSITE: 3D Cardboard Maker Studio (Ages 6-8)

November 07, 2023

In this studio class, we will focus on the experience of building with cardboard. We'll imagine, design, and create a variety of things like buildings, vehicles, and more. We will also work together to build one incredible collaborative structure as we expand our skills and explore many creative uses for cardboard.

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ONSITE: From Collage to Drawing to Screen Printing (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Explore the screen-printing process combined with collage and drawing in this unique multimedia class. We will begin by creating an image through cutting and pasting magazine images into a collage. We will then turn the collaged image into a drawing by tracing the image onto transparent paper with an opaque paint pen. This transparent drawing […]

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ONSITE: Short Story Writing with Mixed Media Collage (Ages 9-11)

November 07, 2023

This short story writing + collage workshop will pair writing exercises and mixed media collage projects that deepen our understanding of the subject matter and highlight the ways in which storytelling is both a written and visual endeavor. Each student completes the class with new ideas, a completed short story and a work of art […]

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ONSITE: Food Art Fun (Ages 6-8)

November 07, 2023

Students will connect art to their everyday life through the lens of food! We will talk about artists who use food as inspiration and how food and art are both an important part of culture. Students will explore different art materials, and will leave the class with several works of art, including paintings, drawings, and […]

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ONSITE: Illustrating on iPads with Procreate (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

There are a million ways to get your ideas from your brain and onto paper but how about from brain to screen? Procreate is an easy-to-use digital illustration program that gives you the freedom to dream up and create exactly what you want with no bounds! In this course, we’ll learn the different aspects of […]

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ONSITE: World-Building + Character Design (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Look at what it takes to build rich and interesting worlds that are worth getting lost in. You'll use creative writing tools to develop characters with complete backstories and interesting goals. This is a great class for those who like to imagine far-away places, whether fantasy, science fiction or based on reality.

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ONSITE: Glass Fusing + Slumping (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create small decorative glass obects.

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ONSITE: Creating Ramen Bowls + Other Food Friendly Ceramics (Ages 9-11)

November 07, 2023

Learn the basics of hand building with clay and to create both functional and non-functional wares. We will discuss generating creative ideas, cover a variety of techniques, and explore the world of clay! From learning how to make your first pot to creating a more intricate work of art, students will leave class with a […]

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ONSITE: Drawing, Painting + Collage (Ages 6-8)

November 07, 2023

If you want to explore drawing and painting, this class will show you how! Discover a variety of media and techniques for drawing and painting before we end with a collage using everything we've explored.

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ONSITE: Computer Animation (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Learn how to animate on a computer! Students will develop strong foundations in 2-D, digital animation by exploring digital software such as Adobe Animate CC and by learning the 12 principles of animation. We'll complete exercises like synching animation to sound, walk cycles and storyboarding. The goal of this course is to give students the […]

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ONSITE: Mixed Media Mini-Me’s (Ages 6-8)

November 07, 2023

Learn methods of artistic expression through a variety of 3D mixed media techniques. From clay to paint, this figurative class will focus on both representational and abstract self-portraiture.

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ONSITE: Metalworking: Designing Rings + Things (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Students will learn the basics of metalsmithing to fabricate rings, earrings, pendants, or small sculptures. We'll cover measuring, piercing, soldering, filing, sanding, and other finishing techniques. Students will leave with several finished projects and a great base-level skillset.

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ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo excursions and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12-14 year old students may bring their own manual, 35mm […]

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ONSITE: Stop-Motion Animation (Ages 9-11)

November 07, 2023

Jump into the world of stop-motion animation. Work with drawings, paper cut-outs and clay. Learn how to produce 2-D and 3-D animation sequences and bring inanimate subjects to life.

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ONSITE: Making Comics (Ages 9-11)

November 07, 2023

Students will learn the basics of comic book storytelling, including character design, panel layout, and speech bubbles. Through exploring different styles of comics and collaborating with their peers, students will gain confidence in expressing themselves and develop their artistic and communication skills. By the end of the program, each student will have created their own […]

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