Summer Intensives Ages 10-12

 

Our Summer Intensives offer students the opportunity to explore artistic mediums of their choosing in both a focused and fun environment. Classes encourage individual artistic exploration as well as introduce and develop techniques and skills for each medium. Each intensive is lead by a professional working artist in their field. Intensives include hands on learning in Pottery and Wheelthrowing, Jewelry and Metals, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture and more.

 

Classes meet from 9:00am-2:00pm with a 30 minute lunch break and one snack break. Weather permitting, students will take breaks in our beautiful park.

 

 

 

Pottery and Wheelthrowing Intensive

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $180-$290

Materials: $20-$30

Teacher: Meagan Hepp

 

This hands on pottery program will introduce students to wheelthrowing and handbuilding fundamentals. Explore your creativity while learning techniques for creating your own mugs, bowls and other unique pieces! Runs: June 20-23, July 5-7, July 17-21, July 31-August 4, August 14-18 or August 28-30

 

 

Faces and Form Intensive (FULL)

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $290

Materials: $20

Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

 

Improve your "people skills" in this week-long focus on the human form. Projects include portraits and facial features, life drawing, sculpture and more. Runs: June 26-30

 

 

Graphic Novels Intensive (FULL)

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $290

Materials: $25

Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

 

Explore the subject of the graphic novel by delving into the history of the medium and its influences on animation, music and film. Students will learn to give realistic expression to their drawings of original characters and create their own graphic novel with focus on story structure. Runs: July 10-14

 

 

Methods in Painting Intensive

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $290

Materials: $25

Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

 

Learn the fundamentals of painting including color mixing, building layers and various brush strokes. This course explores plein air painting, still-life and personal projects. Students will work primarily in acrylics and watercolors.  Runs: July 24-28

 

 

Surrealism Studio Intensive

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $290

Materials: $25

Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

 

In this week students will use principles of realism to create works inspired by science fiction, fantasy, mythology and the imagination. We will look at everything from the Surrealist movement to concept art in our favorite films. Projects include painting, drawing and mixed-media. Runs: August 7-11

 

 

Mixed Media Illustration Intensive

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Class Fee: $290

Materials: $25

Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

 

Expand upon traditional drawing and painting by incorporating experimental techniques such as transfers, textured mediums, stencils and more. Students will take collage to a whole new level and learn about innovative mixed media artists of today. Runs: August 21-25