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ONLINE: Visual + Written Journaling (Ages 12-14)

October 27, 2020

Explore ways of using words and pictures to record your ideas and observations, document your experiences, and discover new avenues for your creative expression. In this class, you’ll fill the pages of a composition notebook with drawings, diagrams, data logs, personal writing, collage, and more. We’ll find inspiration by looking at the creative practices of […]

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ONSITE: Digital Toy Photography Adventure

October 27, 2020

Using digital cameras or a smartphone and the creative process, you’ll produce fun photographs with your own toys as your models. Learn how to convey mood and feelings and photo tips specific to toy photography, which is a professional genre of photography. You’ll also learn basic photo editing techniques using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

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ONSITE: Metalworking (Ages 9-11)

October 27, 2020

Get acquainted with metal and learn basic metalworking techniques. Students will create individual projects using traditional jewelry tools. You’ll learn how to cut shapes using a jeweler’s saw and heat your metal to soften and reshape your work. We’ll also drill into metal, then use bolts, screws and rivets to connect it in new ways.

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ONSITE: Family Studio

October 27, 2020

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome.

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ONSITE: Comic Strips, Comic Books and Graphic Novels (Ages 15–18)

October 27, 2020

Explore the history and techniques of comic art, a narrative artform that uses a combination of words and pictures. We’ll begin with an overview of the history of comic art, with an emphasis on the compositional methods and challenges that are unique to this artform. We’ll cover the basics of character creation, preliminary sketching, plotting […]

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ONSITE: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign for Teens (Ages 15-18)

October 27, 2020

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are the three most popular programs within the Adobe Creative Cloud. When used together, they allow you to create and manage visual content with amazing results. In this class, which is designed especially for teens, students will learn to create documents for printed or digital platforms using Photoshop, Illustrator and […]

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Understanding Color Through Oil Painting (Ages 15–18)- ONSITE

September 23, 2020

Develop an in-depth understanding of color theory using oil paint, one of the most time-honored art media in the western tradition. We’ll explore the theory and test it out through practical application. Knowledge of color theory is critical for artists working in any medium, so you’ll benefit from this class even if you’re not a […]

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Introduction to Abstract Drawing (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Learn blind contour and gesture drawing, as well as different way to transform those quick drawings into final abstract artworks using outlining, hatching, cross-hatching and value. For their final artwork, students will complete a still life drawing, deconstruct and reconstruct that drawing, and complete a final drawing of their reconstructed still life.

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Handbuilding With Clay (B) (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Create functional and sculptural ceramics by learning different hand-building techniques such as coil, pinch and slab. You’ll get comfortable with clay and gain confidence in your ability to work with the material. We’ll be using air-dry clay and navigating how to finish these objects in an at-home setting.

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Tell Your Story with Comics (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

This one’s all about you! Learn the basics of comic-making, then design yourself in cartoon form and create a short, autobiographical story to share with the world. We’ll look at other artists who put themselves in their work to get inspiration and learn why they do what they do.

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

September 22, 2020

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

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Animation (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

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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Scientific Illustration (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Explore scientific illustration! We’ll learn different types of drawing techniques and create scientific illustrations inspired by nature from your own outdoor space at home.

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Handbuilding With Clay (A) (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

Create functional and sculptural ceramics by learning different hand-building techniques such as coil, pinch and slab. You’ll get comfortable with clay and gain confidence in your ability to work with the material. We’ll be using air-dry clay and navigating how to finish these objects in an at-home setting.

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Drawing Lab (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

Let’s explore the fun parts of drawing: Surprises, creative flow and experimentation. In the process, we’ll build our technical skills. This class includes lots of drawing experiments. Like mad scientists in our lab, we’ll see which new formulations and reactions we can create. It will get a little silly and a little spectacular, and soon […]

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Inktober Drawing: Ghouls + Goblins (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

The spooky season is upon us and you know what that means…Inktober! In honor of that, we’ll draw and ink our own inktober ghouls and goblins. With paper and a little bit of ink, we’ll bring the wildest characters to life and you’ll leave with a little inky ghoul of your own. Spend an hour […]

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Halloween Animation (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Get excited about ghosts and goblins in this hands-on, Halloween stop motion animation workshop. We’ll make paper puppets or clay figures like bats, pumpkins, cats, and friendly ghosts. Then, we’ll make them come alive using a free stop motion application on your phone or tablet.

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Halloween Animation (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

Get excited about ghosts and goblins in this hands-on, Halloween stop motion animation workshop. We’ll make paper puppets or clay figures like bats, pumpkins, cats, and friendly ghosts. Then, we’ll make them come alive using a free stop motion application on your phone or tablet.

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Visual + Written Journaling (Ages 15–18)

September 22, 2020

Explore ways of using words and pictures to record your ideas and observations, document your experiences, and discover new avenues for your creative expression. In this class, you’ll fill the pages of a composition notebook with drawings, diagrams, data logs, personal writing, collage, and more. We’ll find inspiration by looking at the creative practices of […]

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Understanding Color Through Oil Painting (Ages 15–18)- ONSITE

September 22, 2020

Develop an in-depth understanding of color theory using oil paint, one of the most time-honored art media in the western tradition. We’ll explore the theory and test it out through practical application. Knowledge of color theory is critical for artists working in any medium, so you’ll benefit from this class even if you’re not a […]

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Scientific Illustration (Ages 15–18)

September 22, 2020

Explore scientific illustration! We’ll learn different types of drawing techniques and create scientific illustrations inspired by nature from your own outdoor space at home.

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