Youth Art Camp Week 1: June 15-19, 2020

MORNING CAMPS

9:00am – 12:00pm

Fun in the Mud  (ages 4-7)

This introductory pottery class for the very young allows students to explore different kinds of clay, the pottery wheel and hand building techniques, and finishing objects with colorful glazes.  Students will make all sorts of pottery and creatures to be treasured for years to come. Instructor: Laura Cardello

Fantasy Creatures  (ages 4-7)

Explore numerous fantastic creatures from literature, popular culture, and most importantly, imagination! Using paint and various other materials students will create projects based on dragons, unicorns, fairies, and more! Instructor: Dominique Hodge





 

Pop Art Painting  (ages 8-11)

Using traditional methods of gouache painting, printmaking, and collage, students will create vibrant paintings in the “Pop” art style of famous artists Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Roy Lichtenstein. Just as the original Pop Artists drew inspiration from the world around them, we will look at popular culture, objects, and people we find interesting today for our inspiration. Instructor: Sarah Jane Ballentine


AFTERNOON Camps

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Youth Pottery  (ages 8 & up)

Students will learn the basics of making functional ceramics using the pottery wheel and hand-building techniques to create decorative pieces and whimsical animals. Glazing, surface decoration, and the “magic” of the kiln to create vibrant shiny surfaces will also be explored. Instructor: Laura Cardello

Fantastic Beasts & Superheroes  (ages 8 & up)

Dive into the fantastic worlds of Harry Potter, the Avengers, and many more! Students will complete a variety of projects based upon these imaginative sources using numerous techniques, media, and composition. Instructor: Dominique Hodge

Pop Art Painting  (ages 11 & up)

Using traditional methods of gouache painting, printmaking, and collage, students will create vibrant paintings in the “Pop” art style of famous artists Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Roy Lichtenstein. Just as the original Pop Artists drew inspiration from the world around them, we will look at popular culture, objects, and people we find interesting today for our inspiration. Instructor: Sarah Jane Ballentine

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