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Edit Search Criteria   Programs for kids between 6 and 9 years old in category "Arts"
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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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Jun 10 - 14, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
Alter scale and dimension, proportion and perspective, to create larger-than-life images! Students will stretch their imaginations and be encouraged to use an open mind as they develop critical thinking skills, acquire self confidence, and improve collaborative abilities in this fun class full of lofty creations. Students will use squeegees to push, pull, and scrape paint like Gerhard Richter, and create large scale Heather Galler inspired dogs using brilliant oil pastels!
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Jun 24 - 28, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
In this class, artists will become sophisticated scientists and innovative inventors! They will stretch their imaginations and test their problem solving skills as they combine junk art and other exploratory art processes. Artists will make their very own junk art robots, conduct wild art-science experiments, and more!
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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 8 - 12, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
We will use items found naturally in our world in this unconventional art class! We will make our own stick looms, create plant prints, and affirmation painted rocks to leave in our communities in order to spread positive messages. Branches will be our paintbrushes and sticks will be our knitting needles as we explore the resources that are available to us in our own backyard
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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 22 - 26, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
Big ones, small ones, cute ones, scary ones… Which dinosaur is your favorite? We will explore the lives of dinosaurs, what they ate and how they lived ages and ages ago. This week students will use clay, pencil, and a little paint to create many different dinosaurs. As a class we will create dinosaur footprint stamps that will literally stomp across our artwork! We will use visual resources and archeology to help us depict these larger than life creatures.
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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 5 - 9, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
You’ve never seen bugs like these! This class is all about BIG BUGS... colossal cockroaches, mammoth mantids, tremendous termites - oh my! These insects exist, though luckily not here in Denver! Students will learn about some of the world’s biggest bugs (like the Hercules Beetle coming in at 6.6 inches long) and bring other small bugs to life by making them large scale! Both 2D and 3D materials will be used.
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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 3 - 7, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
Learn basic construction techniques, safe woodworking methods, painting in the outdoors and the urban farming movement! Work together as a team to create a more versatile space for the community at The Art Garage! We will build wooden planter beds and learn how paint can be used to weather the elements and decorate stunning, utilitarian objects for our shared space. This work will stay at The Art Garage as a permanent installation for you and your family to come back to visit!
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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 17 - 21, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
Who doesn’t adore that little humanoid creature with the red pointed hat and bushy beard? Let’s take a journey to the underground world of the mysterious, earth-dwelling elemental spirit - the gnome! We’ll be using clay (our own earthen art materials!) to create gnome dwellings, garden gnomes, toadstools, and more to place in our garden or home! We’ll read gnome books and learn about gnome mythology to serve as inspiration for our gnome creations.
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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 1 - 3, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Ages: 6 - 8
This week, artists will choose their favorite spotted, striped, scaled and speckled animal as inspiration for the creative process. Students will use a variety of materials, and play with patterns and silhouettes to create visually interesting, modern compositions. Students will learn an advanced drawing skill called a grid technique. After learning this grid method, artists can enlarge any image by themselves and draw on a larger scale!
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