Dec 2018

Week of Dec 16 to Dec 22

Mon, Dec 17
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Description

This class is designed to accommodate for any needed additional class time to glaze or finishing work only for ceramics in progress. Only available to previous Adult Ceramic attendees.

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Fri, Dec 21
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

What does it mean to create art that is “ice cold”? Join us and find out! We will use cool colors in paintings, paint with ice, sculpt big ice cubes...from 2D to 3D artwork, students will explore all things COOL in this class. Lessons and materials will be modified in order to be appropriate for each age group.

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Fri, Dec 21
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description

Polar bears, narwhals and reindeer - oh my! Come learn about the animals and people of the Arctic Circle. We will use clay, collage, stones, and other materials to create the animals and artifacts from this extreme northern culture. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group as teachers integrate this theme into their classes.

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Week of Dec 23 to Dec 29

Thu, Dec 27
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

Our masterpieces will leave you staring in this optical illusion class! Twists and turns might get you all turned around, but MC Escher is the artist to set you straight again. Will your brain be fooled by the art you create? Let’s see in this fun-filled, topsy turvy class. Lessons and materials will be modified in order to be appropriate for each age group.

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Age 6-8 Age 9-12
Thu, Dec 27
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description

What would your dream snow fort look like? Would you have catapults or secret passageways? In this class you will be able to construct, paint or draw the miniature version of your own special snow fort - designed to your liking! Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group as teachers integrate this theme into their classes.

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Fri, Dec 28
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

You will be seeing double in this diptych focused class. Diptychs focus on the the relationship that two pieces of art have with each other. Perspective and relationships are important as we use two images to create one masterpiece! Lessons and materials will be modified in order to be appropriate for each age group.

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Fri, Dec 28
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description

Every snowflake is unique - just like you! We will learn how to make snowflakes in a variety of ways in this class. Instructors and artists will talk about the symmetry, uniqueness, and microscopic beauty of snowflakes. Stamping, cutting, and drawing with different materials will be methods utilized as we bring our own the icy stars to life. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group as teachers integrate this theme into their classes.

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Week of Dec 30 to Jan 5

Wed, Jan 2
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

Honey, I shrunk your art! It’s all about miniatures in this class. Join us as we use a variety of interesting materials in order to create our miniscule masterpieces! Learn about charms, milagros, worry dolls and other forms of tiny art. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group.

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Wed, Jan 2
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description

What is a “Collage n’ Draw” artwork? You begin with half of a picture from a magazine… and now it is time to create the other half all by yourself! We will use parts of images and finish them with our own artistic discretion. Let your imaginations run wild as you create your art with these mixed media collage, layering, painting and drawing techniques. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group as teachers integrate this theme into their classes.

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Thu, Jan 3
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

Learn about Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the Bahamas and other countries in the Caribbean. Create some incredible artwork inspired by artists past and present from these beautiful, interesting cultures. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group.

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Age 3-5 Age 9-12
Thu, Jan 3
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
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What can you make out of your own scribbles? We will use simple and complex lines to create wondrous masterpieces! Artists like Picasso, Agnes Martin, Aaron Earley and David Hockney will serve as our inspiration as we explore the simplicity of line techniques. Blind contour, cross hatching and cross contouring will be the technical focus of this class, and methods will be adapted considering appropriateness of age.

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Fri, Jan 4
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description

Let’s explore the relationship of depth, perspective and composition in this spatially focused class. Artists will think in linear, aerial and varied compositional techniques to create works of art inspired by Van Gogh, MC Escher, and Stephen Wiltshire. Lessons and materials will be modified in order to be appropriate for each age group.

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Age 6-8 Age 9-12
Fri, Jan 4
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description

Learn about the history of Hawaii and other Polynesian islands. Explore the myths and legends of these cultures and create artwork like amulets, tattoo patterns, carvings, paintings and drawings based on these stories. Lessons will be adapted appropriately for each age group as teachers integrate this theme into their classes

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