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Aug 12 - 16, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
You don’t need a printing press for this printmaking workshop! Gelli plates are made of a unique plastic that allows artists to create fast drying, chemical free, complex prints that can be used to make books, greeting cards and artwork you’ll want to hang on your walls! We will use cardboard, styrofoam, stencils (some that we make ourselves) and collaging techniques to create wonderful masterpieces. Students will learn about complex layering, texture, paper masking, and more in this exciting new printmaking class at The Art Garage!
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Jul 1 - 3, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
Artists will learn about the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, and use his methods of merging image and text with painting and drawing to create visually stunning artworks. Working on wood panels, artists will use collographs, a collage printmaking technique, and combine them with words, letters, numerals, pictograms and logos. Acrylics, oil pastels and gestural drawing will be used to create meaningful, personalized, process-based artworks.
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Jul 15 - 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
This week artist will explore working with pen and ink with watercolor on wood! Explore the beauty of pen and ink through zentangle warm-ups and sketches. Students will learn different kinds of mark making, such as cross-hatching and stippling, to shade and embellish their work. Develop your final drawing to put onto wood as you brighten it with watercolor and your zentangle designs
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Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
This class is all about metamorphosis and transformation! What new thing can you create by combining two unlike objects or animals? What can you make out of a seahorse and a saxophone? A pineapple and a porcupine? We will use the exquisite corpse method in both ceramics and 2D artmaking to really get our mashups mixed! Let’s find out in this class that will help advance your imagination and artistic skills through drawing, painting, and 3D materials!
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Aug 12 - 16, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
Whether students construct a totem pole for a special area in their home, for their best friend or a highlight to their garden, these towering 4 foot tall ceramic sculptures are sure to ignite their creativity! Artists will focus on building ceramic symbols that incorporate their favorite hobbies, interests and personalities. Learn or advance your handbuilding skills through; slab rolling, coiling, embellishing, carving, and glazing techniques while creating colorful, whimsical sculptures from the world around you… as well as from your imagination
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Jun 10 - 14, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
Join us at The Art Garage and get your twirl and curl on with paper quilling! Quilling is named for the feather like shapes and curls created in this structured paper technique. Through step by step instruction students will learn to fold, roll, crimp, curl and shape paper to create a three dimensional design through the art of quilling. Students will work on color, line and composition through drafting, planning and building with paper. We can make our fancy creations into a shadow box, put them on a wall, and surely admire the complexity of layers we’ve designed this week!
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Jun 24 - 28, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
This week, students will advance their drawing and painting skills as they create beautiful portraits with a colorful twist. The combination of realistic portraiture with textile inspired backgrounds will result in unique, contemporary pieces you will be sure to admire for years to come. Inspired by the work of portrait artist Kehinde Wiley, students will create their own stencils to use as the grounds for their completed masterpieces. This class will combine traditional portraiture methods with fun and modern mixed media patterning techniques.
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Jul 8 - 12, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
Students will explore the holiday Dias de Muertos (Day of the Dead) by creating their own skeleton figurine of a passed ancestor or their own unique form. The holiday celebrates family, tradition and symbolic spiritual journey. Students will use sculpture, drawing and miscellaneous found objects to create a dynamic piece of art. Students will explore famous art and artists that used inspiration from this vivacious and historic holiday such as, José Guadalupe Posada, Alfonso Castillo, and Denver’s very own Botanic Garden sculptures.
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Jul 22 - 26, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
Pottery has been an art form that has been practiced for thousands of years. Students in this class will create practical everyday items inspired off of traditional Carib work, patterns, and colors of the Carib people. Create as the Caribs did with coil and glazing techniques. We’ll also do some deep sea diving into the modern magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculpture park, where coral reefs merge with human form to create stunning otherworldly creations! Projects include ceremonial bowls, garden sculptures and flower vases, as well as Jason deCaires Taylor inspired masks.
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Jun 3 - 7, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
This week is all about creating art for the public to see and it will also be displayed at The Art Garage. Learn about the Yarn Bombing movement and practice your yarn bombing skills! Create a hanging piece of art with recycled plastic caps while learning how to be resourceful as an artist and help the environment at the same time. As a class, students will bring nature into their art as they design, plan and work together build a colorful tipi with large branches and yarn for all young artists to use! Artists will make their permanent signatures at The Art Garage as they choose a color of the rainbow and paint their own parking block that will be admired by all! Students will learn designing and planning large scale work, skills to work collaboratively, painting techniques, finger knitting, and the power of displaying their art publicly.
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Jun 17 - 21, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
This week we’ll take a vacation from reality and dream big as we learn about the Surrealist movement and the artists that defined it, including Dali, Magritte, and Miro! Students will experiment with Surrealist concepts such as spontaneity, the subconscious, and dreams. We’ll engage in experiential art methods to enhance creativity and imagination, including collaborative drawing games and free association. We’ll use our wildest dreams to inspire our bizarre creations! A range of art materials will be used to create strange juxtapositions that defy realit
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Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
In this functional hand-built ceramics class we will use coils to build vases, bowls and pots. We will start by cutting out templates that we hand design ourselves. Our templates will include the shapes of our functional ceramics and will help us with uniformity as we build. Students will learn the proper way to make coils, how to attach them correctly, and then how to smooth them into one cohesive piece. Texture and glaze techniques will be included as well. What will you make? A flower vase? A cereal bowl? A hot chocolate mug? Get ready to create ceramic pieces you will use for many years to come
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Jun 10 - 14, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
What’s more fun than a kangaroo? A 10 foot tall, 500 pound kangaroo! This bizarre beast, along with the giant ground sloth, an 8 foot centipede, and the flightless moa bird will all serve as the inspiration for our artwork this week! Students will create step-by-step drawings and paintings using acrylics and pastels as they learn about extinct species we can be thankful are no longer at the top of the food chain!
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Jun 24 - 28, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
The first day of class we will search through recycled books to find which one will become your own to alter. We will then build into them to create hidden compartments and interject hidden messages within. Each day we will experiment with new materials and techniques to use inside your book’s pages. We will use gesso, watercolor, acrylic paint, collage, pen and ink, typography, and even draw coded design messages. Creative prompts as jumping off points into the artistic process! Artists that inspire this class are Sabrina Ward Harrison and Dan Eldon
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Jul 8 - 12, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 9 - 12
The elephant has been a popular subject matter from stone-age carvings to modern age street art. Students will journey across cultures to learn about the different meanings behind this amazing creature. Artists will design and build an elephant head sculpture and create the meaning and symbolic images that resonate with them pulling inspiration from around the world. Your displayed elephant head is sure to bring your home honor, protection, luck, stability or whatever symbolic qualities it possesses!
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