Summer Classes

Summer Classes 2019

We are excited to announce the 2019 ArtWorks Summer Class schedule! We encourage artists of every age and skill level to experience the joy of the creative process. If your child is attending both a morning & afternoon class, they may stay through the noon hour for a supervised lunch (please bring a sack lunch).

Scholarships are available. Contact arted@lmfa.org for more information.

June 3 – 6

Introduction to the
Potter’s Wheel

Fall in love with the potter’s wheel (for the first time or all over again)!  You should feel comfortable at week’s end throwing a variety of objects.  Finished work will be kiln fired and ready for glazing.  Clay and tools provided.  Wear your grubbies: we will throw clay on Day1!
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Jeff Hull
Ages: 14 & up
Maximum Class: 8 people
Location: TBA
Cost: $110

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June 10 – 13

Introduction to
Clay Handbuilding

Learn the hand building techniques that have been used thousands of years to create your own pots, vessels or sculptural forms. Using these techniques you should have numerous pieces built by week’s end. All work will be kiln fired and ready for glazing. Wear your grubbies: we will get our hands dirty on Day 1!
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Jeff Hull
Ages: 14 & up
Maximum Class: 8 people
Location: TBA
Cost: $110

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June 10 – 14

Great American Artists

Alexander Calder, Mark Rothko, Keith Haring, Georgia O’Keeffe and Romare Bearden!
Study these artists and create your own masterpieces through collage, sculpture and painting.
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Niki Groce
Ages: 7 – 12
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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June 10 – 14

Learning Digital Art

Who says digital art is hard? All skill levels are welcome to join as we dive into using grey scale, making backgrounds, adding color and creating your own characters. Whether you want to learn as an art adventure or future business, Rebekah will show you how to succeed while having fun!
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor:Rebekah Lauzier
Ages: 14 & up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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June 17 -20

Introduction to
Welded Sculpture- CLASS HAS FILLED!

Explore the fun world of welded metal sculpture. Create 3D sculptures using the MIG Welding process. Bring long sleeve shirt, long pants, closed toe shoes and safety glasses/ goggles. Welding gloves and helmets are provided. You will weld the first day: bring your imagination so you can create finished sculptures this week!
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Jeff Hull
Ages: 18 & up
Location: TBA
Cost: $110

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June 17 – 21

Drawing and Painting Animals

Use a variety of mediums from painting, pastels and collage, to create works of art featuring animals and underwater creatures!
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Jeannie Davis
Ages: 8 & up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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June 17 -21

Pop Art Week!

Study some of the great pop artists and create your own art emulating the style of Keith Haring, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol and more!
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor: Jeannie Davis
Ages: 8 & up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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June 24 -28

Asian Art Week!

This exciting week will explore art activities related to Asia! Students will study the beautiful world of artist Yayoi Kusama and create works similar to hers. Join us as we delve into the ancient art of Sumi-e and paint using bamboo brushes. Origami, painted Chinese dragons and lantern sculptures will all be part of the fun!
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Niki Groce
Ages: 7 & Up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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June 24 – 28

Cats! Cats! Cats!
CLASS HAS BEEN FILLED!

Fall in love with cats! Recreate the feline form in a variety of ways. Paint, collage, drawing and soft sculpture are just a few of the mediums we will use to discover the entertaining world of cats!

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor: Niki Groce
Ages: 7 & Up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 8 – 12

Petite Picassos-CLASS HAS FILLED!

Draw, paint and sculpt as we dabble each day with a new, age appropriate media. Discover your love for art and set your imagination free!
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Carolyn Jagers
Ages: 4 – 6
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $65

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July 8 – 12

Artapalooza! CLASS HAS BEEN FILLED!

Paint, collage and paper mache just a few of the art techniques that will be employed during this fun-filled week of creativity!
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor: Carolyn Jagers
Ages: 7 – 12
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 15 -19

Cell Phone Photography

This class will study cell phone photography. Students will learn basic photo composition and how to incorporate the elements and principles of art into their photos. Participants will need to bring a cell phone to class each day.
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Amy Brown
Ages: 9 & Up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 15 -19

Intro to Drawing- CLASS HAS BEEN FILLED!

This class will focus on drawing skills for the beginner to the moderately skilled artist. Students will practice ‘seeing’ accurately, drawing from a still life, and will test out a variety of media.
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor: Amy Brown
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 22 -26

Printmaking!

This class will study printmaking using linoleum blocks. Students will be encouraged to develop their own ideas for imagery with guided techniques for carving. Time permitting students will also try their hands at screen-printing!
Time: 10:am- 12pm
Instructor: Amy Brown
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 22 – 26

CLASS IS FULL!
Advanced Drawing

This class will focus on drawing skills for the artist who already has basic skills and wants to ‘level up.’ Students will practice ‘seeing accurately’, drawing facial features, and will test out a variety of media.
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Instructor: Amy Brown
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $75

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July 29 – August 2

Get Wired! Jewelry Making 101

Learn the techniques for wire wrapping, one of the oldest forms of jewelry making. From earrings, bracelets and necklaces- students will go home with a piece of jewelry each day!
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Instructor: Sylvia Morse
Ages: 12 & up
Location: ArtWorks
Cost: $95

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August 12 -15

Introduction to
Glazing Bisqueware

Explore the differences between glaze and underglaze. Glaze the bisqueware you made earlier this summer or choose from our selection. At week’s end, all of your ware should be ready for the glaze firing.
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Jeff Hull
Ages: 14 & up
Location: TBA
Cost: $110

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