Art by Design, Ages 9-12

Class Fee $15.00,  Ages 9-12
July 7-10,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


August 11-14,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
How do artists plan their art work? Are there rules of design? In this class you will learn some of the design principles such as center of interest, movement, repetition, variety, balance and unity. Next, you will use these design principles and some interesting art materials to make your own amazing art pieces. How about junk painting on canvas, painting with dots or colorful printmaking? You will soon be thinking and creating like an artist.

Passport to Adventure, Ages 6-8

Class Fee $12.00, Ages 6-8
June 30-July 3,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


August 11 – 14,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pack your bags we are going on an adventure around the world. Each day will be spent exploring the art and culture of a new country while experimenting with a variety of art techniques. Imagine swimming in the Great Barrier Reef or climbing into the Statue of Liberty? This will be a travel experience to remember.

The Four Seasons I, Ages 4-5

Class Fee $10.00,  Ages 4-5
June 30-July 3,  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


August 4-7,  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Winter, spring, summer, and fall. In this class we will use the changing seasons to inspire us as we learn about colors and composition. Students will be capturing the unique images of each of the seasons such as an autumn tree or a summer boat trip using a variety of materials and skill building techniques. Come and explore the beautiful world that surrounds us.

Landscape Painting on Canvas

Thursday, June 26,  6:00-7:30 p.m.

$8 per painting

Each family member will paint a 12”x12” landscape which could be displayed by itself or placed together for a panoramic view. Don’t be afraid an instructor will gently guide you through the process.

The Great Outdoors II, Ages 9-12

Class Fee $15.00, Ages 9-12

June 23-26,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


July 28-31,  10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Come and explore the outdoor world around us through the use of creative art materials and techniques. Use clay to make a sculpture of the land from a bird’s eye view, create a collage using stones, sticks, sand and paint, make a multilayered print and create your own painted papers. The great outdoors will never look the same again.

The Great Outdoors I, Ages 6-8

Class Fee $12.00, Ages 6-8

June 23-26,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


July 28-31,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

The hoot of an owl, the buzzing of a bee, the blossom on a flower – each of these can be an inspiration for creative art pieces and interesting art techniques. We will be exploring three dimensional clay sculptures, reduction printmaking, painting and collage to capture the wonder of the great outdoors.

ArtsKool for Teens – Fused Glass and Lampworking

ArtsKool for Teens – Fused Glass and Lampworking

Class Fee $8 per project or $64 for the whole series.

Ages 13 to 18

Tuesdays, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

June 17  – Fused Glass and Lampworking
June 24  – Wire Wrapping
July 1  – Printmaking
July 8  – Silver Clay Jewelry with Cristine Grimm
July 15  – Mini Batik
July 22  – Flintknapping
July 29  – Stained Glass Sun Catchers
August 5  – Woodcarving
August 12  – Painting with Jane Stroschin

This series of classes is designed with busy teenagers in mind, you can sign up for one class or attend each week for the whole summer! Let your creativity shine each week while learning new techniques for jewelry making, painting, woodworking and more!

Claytastic, Ages 10-18, Session 1

Class Fee $15.00

Ages 10-18

Get muddy at NCCA-Artsplace! Learn how to hand build, connect, roll a slab, and throw on the pottery wheel!
Learn several different finishing techniques including glazing, staining and painting. All work goes home the final day of class. Three different sessions to choose from!

Session 1:       June 16           3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        June 23           3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        June 30           3:00 – 4:30 p.m.


Session 2:       July 7             3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        July 14            3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        July 21            3:00 – 4:30 p.m.


Session 3:       July 28            3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        August 4          3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

                        August 11        3:00 – 4:30 p.m.



Drawing, Ages 9-12

Class Fee $15.00,  Ages 9-12

June 16-19,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.


August 4-7,  12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

There are many different drawing techniques such as capturing light and shadow using a light source, using contour line drawing and adding texture. This is a perfect opportunity to improve your drawing skills using a variety of materials.

Creature Feature, Ages 4-5

Class Fee $10.00, Ages 4-5

June 16-19,  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


July 28-31,  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wings or legs? Scales or fur? The incredible world of animals will be the inspiration as we create art work using a variety of materials and techniques such as clay, painting and cardboard assemblage to develop our art skills.