Blog

ONSITE: Drawing Diverse Figures + Bodies (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

How do we draw ourselves? How do we draw other people? We’ll ask these questions and more as we learn about inclusion and diversity in our work. Possible media could include ink drawing, watercolor, and maybe even some black printing!

read more

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

July 12, 2022

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.

read more

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

July 12, 2022

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.

read more

ONSITE: Video Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro (Ages 15–18)

July 12, 2022

Learn the technique and skill of video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro through a series of creative video art exercises and in-depth tutorials. By applying these technical principles through hands-on projects you will enjoy the process of learning the ins and outs of essential video editing processes.

read more

ONSITE: Embroider Your Own Patches (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

For cool kids who want to rep what they like. Learn how to make cool embroidered patches of our favorite cartoon characters and our own decorative creations! Have you ever thought your sleeves needed more flowers or maybe your hat needs flames? This class could be for you if you like to customize your stuff […]

read more

ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

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 […]

read more

ONSITE: Drawing with Oil Pastels (Ages 9-11)

July 12, 2022

Enrich your art-making experience with drawing and painting using oil pastels, pencil and charcoal. We'll learn about a variety of approaches to drawing and painting. Classes will include demonstrations of various art media, comparison of styles and a study of how the materials can be used expressively.

read more

ONSITE: Hand-Building with Clay (Ages 9-11)

July 12, 2022

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 […]

read more

ONSITE: Video Art + Green Screen (Ages 9-11)

July 12, 2022

If you could go anywhere, where might you travel? If you could interact with anyone, who would be at the top of your list? Become whatever you can dream… in your videos! Learn the art of green-screen video editing techniques, as we practice cinematography, camera video recording, and software editing. You will create several short […]

read more

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

July 12, 2022

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.

read more

ONSITE: Experimental Drawing (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

Have fun exploring drawing in new and freeing ways! In Experimental Drawing, we will draw on a range of skills and senses to improve our comfort and sensibilities around drawing. We will do exercises such as blind contour drawing and drawing by touch. We will end our class with zines and a couple of large […]

read more

ONSITE: Digital Photography (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

This course is for those who want to learn the nuts and bolts of digital photography, including all the steps from making an image to printing an image. Holding prints of images that you've made can be a magical and gratifying experience and every student will experience that for themselves. This course will touch on […]

read more

ONSITE: Hand-Building Magical Clay Figures (Ages 9-11)

July 12, 2022

Students will explore mythology and magical creatures from around the world and create their own creatures in clay.  Students will learn hand building skills and glaze and other decorative techniques. Students will create one to five mythological or magical creatures out of clay. 

read more

ONSITE: Stained Glass (A) (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

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.

read more

ONSITE: Letterpress Posters (Ages 15–18)

July 12, 2022

From rock bands to art shows, everything needs a poster. The poster is how we share quick information, celebrate each other and archive the future. In this class, we’ll focus on the different aspects of letterpress to make bold works that say something cool. Letterpress is a form of relief printmaking which uses a printing […]

read more

ONSITE: Stained Glass (B) (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

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.

read more

ONSITE: Exploring Printmaking (Ages 9-11)

July 12, 2022

Explore creative aspects of printmaking! Students will make hand-carved styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. We’ll also learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints, just like professional printers. After class, you can give away prints to your friends and family!

read more

ONSITE: Wheel Throwing (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

read more

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

February 06, 2022

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.

read more

ONSITE: Found Object Sculpture (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

Let’s make sculptures from found and recycled objects! For inspiration We will look to the work of artists like Nailah Taman, Atsuko Tanaka, and Betye Saar. We will also discuss eco-friendly art and collaborate to make a sustainable classroom environment. A large part of this class will involve walking around the neighborhood and engaging our […]

read more

ONSITE: Exploring Printmaking (Ages 12-14)

February 06, 2022

Explore creative aspects of printmaking! Students will make hand-carved styrofoam plates, glue prints, safety cut prints and photo emulsion prints. We’ll also learn how to make multiples of our drawings to create editioned prints, just like professional printers. After class, you can give away prints to your friends and family!

read more

ONSITE: Clay Miniatures (Ages 9-11)

February 06, 2022

In this class, students will learn to use hand building techniques with clay to create miniature dioramas. Students can recreate their bedroom or another room in their home out of clay. Students can also create imagined spaces (such as a greenhouse, or a bakery, or even an outdoor space) and let their creativity come to […]

read more

ONSITE: Through Your Lens: Digital Photography (Ages 15–18)

February 06, 2022

Students will learn the history of photography, how to take a polished image, and how to thoughtfully critique an image. Students will learn the basics of photography (rule of thirds, composition, lighting, etc.) and how to optimize the camera they are using, whether it's an iPhone, a basic point and shoot or a DSLR. They […]

read more