2017 Summer Youth Art Classes Are Out!

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Young at Art Class Fee $10.00 Ages 4-5
Three Sessions: June 26-29 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July 17-20 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
August 14-17 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
It’s never too early to encourage an interest in art. During this class, beginning students will learn to use a variety of materials to explore drawing, painting, cutting, gluing and clay in a creative, nurturing environment.

Amazing Africa Class Fee $12.00 Ages 6-8
Two Sessions: June 26-29 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
July 31-August 3 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pack your passport and bags for a journey to West Africa! Your tour guide, Amy Knuver, back from a year living in Togo, Africa, will teach you about this amazing continent while you create masks, clay sculptures, prints and more.

Summertime Fun Class Fee $12.00 Ages 6-8
Two Sessions: July 10-13 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
August 14-17 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Capture the fun times of summer in colorful works of art. Students will learn to use paint, papers, clay and a variety of other materials to create a camping landscape, melting ice cream cones, bug tiles and a picnic lunch through art.

Art Sampler Class Fee $12.00 Ages 6-8
Two Sessions: July 10-13 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
August 7-10 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Students will learn about portraits, landscapes, still life, sculpture and explore using a variety of materials in unexpected ways.

Creature Feature Class Fee $12.00 Ages 6-8
Two Sessions: July 17-20 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
August 7-10 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
What is that rustling in the leaves? Students will use animals as their inspiration for each project. Painting, drawing, sculpture, clay and printmaking will be explored.

Build it! Learning About Architecture
Class Fee $15 Ages 9-12
Two Sessions: July 10-13 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
August 7-10 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Architecture surrounds you! Students will use clay, printmaking, cardboard and paint to design interesting buildings. Learn about columns, onion shaped domes, dentils, fish scale shingles and more as you become a budding architect.

Sculpture: A Journey to the Third Dimension
Class Fee $15.00 Ages 9-12
Two Sessions: July 24-27 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
August 7-10 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Take a break from the flat world of two dimensional art and enter the world of FORM. Using metal, cardboard, paint and paper mache we will create amazing pieces of art!

Art is Delicious! Class Fee $15.00 Ages 9-12
Two Sessions: July 10-13 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
July 24-27 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Using food as an inspiration we will explore clay, papers, collage, mixed media and drawing to design art pieces that will look good enough to eat while learning about some well known artists that became famous for their giant hamburgers and soup cans. This is a recipe for some amazing art.

African Safari Class Fee $15.00 Ages 9-12
Two Sessions: June 26 – 29 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
July 31 – August 3 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Take some time this summer to discover the culture and art of Africa. Your tour guide, Amy Knuver, back from a year living in Togo, Africa, will teach you about this amazing continent while you create masks, clay sculptures, prints and more.

Drawing Toolbox Class Fee $15.00 Ages 9-12
Two Sessions: June 19-22 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
August 14-17 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
If you love to draw, this is the class for you! Sharpen your skills and learn some new techniques while working in a variety of mediums including graphite, charcoal, ink and pastel. Discover the tricks of perspective, how to capture light and shadow, make contour line drawings and how to add texture to your drawings.

Claytastic Class Fee $15.00 Ages 10-18
Three Sessions
Session 1: June 22 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
June 29 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
July 6 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Session 2: July 13 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
July 20 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
July 27 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Session 3: August 3 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
August 10 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
August 17 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Get muddy at NCCA-Artsplace! This class is limited to 6 participants per session so each participant will get some experience throwing on the potter’s wheel! Students will also learn how to hand build, connect, and roll a slab! Learn several different finishing techniques including glazing, staining and painting. All work goes home the final day of class.

ArtsKool for Teens Class Fee $10 per session Ages 13 to 18
Tuesdays 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
June 20 – Photography with your Smartphone
June 27 – Cigar Box Guitars with Chester Winowiecki
July 11 – Silver Clay with Cristine Grimm
July 18 – Repousse Mirrors
July 25 – Silk Painting
August 1 – Alcohol Ink Jewelry
August 8 – Printmaking
August 15 – Painting with Renae Wallace
This series of classes is designed with busy teenagers in mind. 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, and even building your own cigar box guitar!

Young Artists’ Toolbox Drawing Workshop with Lindsay Isenhart

Saturday 12:30-2:00 p.m.

April 22

Class Fee: $25 ($20 Members)

Ages 8-18

Learn about Lindsay’s “Artist’s Toolbox” of drawing skills and materials. From learning how to check proportion and perspective, to using drawing tools in a variety of different ways, students will gain new useful drawing skills to take into their future practice. Pencil, charcoal and water media will be used. Class includes sketchbook, pencil and eraser.

SEWING FOR KIDS WITH LAURIE BREZA: Pillowcase – Spring Break!

Monday/Tuesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

April 3, 4

Class Fee: $35 ($30 Members)

Ages 9+

Skill level: Beginner
Discover how much fun sewing can be. You will learn basic sewing and machine skills while completing a colorful pillowcase for your room. Students will have to purchase fabric and notions before the first class. Each participant will get familiar with a sewing machine, several sewing techniques and terminology in this introductory class. Sewing machines are provided. Class size is limited to four students. Supply list provided.

SEWING FOR KIDS WITH LAURIE BREZA Spring Blossom Pillow

Thursday 3:45-5:45 p.m.

March 16

Class Fee: $35 ($30 Member)

Ages 9+

Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Get ready for spring as we create this easy-to-sew cheerful, plush flower pillow, just perfect for a kid’s bedroom. Each participant will get familiar with a sewing machine, several sewing techniques and terminology in this introductory class. All materials are provided. Class size limited.

Winter Break Art Workshops for Children- Canvas Painting

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $15

Ages 8+

Must pre-register for this series.

Set aside some time during your vacation for some creative experiences at the NCCA-Artsplace. These classes will give instruction in design and techniques while exploring a variety of art materials.
December 27 – Steam Punk People
December 28 – Metal Embossing
December 29 – Canvas Painting

Winter Break Drop-in Art for Children – Art Around the World- Austrailian Papunya Paintings

Instruction begins promptly at 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $3 per person
Join us for a special vacation series of “make and take” art experiences. Each day will be a project based on another culture which happens to be the theme for the upcoming 2017 NCCA-Artsplace Youth Arts Month Competition for grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Create your masterpieces and then enter them into the competition by Thursday, February 16. All ages are welcome; children under 5 should be accompanied by an adult.
December 27 Tiki Masks
December 28 African Adire Animals
December 29 Australian Papunya Paintings

Winter Break Art Workshops for Children- Metal Embossing

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $15

Ages 8+

Must pre-register for this series.

Set aside some time during your vacation for some creative experiences at the NCCA-Artsplace. These classes will give instruction in design and techniques while exploring a variety of art materials.
December 27 – Steam Punk People
December 28 – Metal Embossing
December 29 – Canvas Painting

Winter Break Art Workshops for Children- Steam Punk People

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $15

Ages 8+

Must pre-register for this series.

Set aside some time during your vacation for some creative experiences at the NCCA-Artsplace. These classes will give instruction in design and techniques while exploring a variety of art materials.
December 27 – Steam Punk People
December 28 – Metal Embossing
December 29 – Canvas Painting

Sewing for Kids with Laurie Breza: Pet Christmas Stocking

Monday 3:45-5:45 p.m.

December 12

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 9+

In this class students will be introduced to basic sewing skills such as cutting and piecing fabric, and also using a sewing machine while creating a Christmas stocking for that favorite cat, dog or even a fish. Class size limited to 4.

Drawing

Class Fee $15.00

Ages 9-12

August 15-18

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

If you love to draw, this is the class for you! Sharpen your skills and learn some new techniques while working in a variety of mediums including graphite, charcoal, ink and pastel. Discover the tricks of perspective, how to capture light and shadow, make contour line drawings and how to add texture to your drawings. Please call 231-924-4022 or stop by NCCA-Artsplace to register.