Children's Classes and Workshops

Classes start the week of June 6. The Art Center will be closed the week of July 4th, so classes will not meet that week. Classes will resume on July 11th. See refund policy below.

 

** ESAC will be CLOSED for the following holidays so that the staff may spend time with their families!**

Fourth of July: Monday, July 4 - Saturday, July 9, 2016

 

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Summer Art Bash

 

Art Bash is six weeks of learning, creativity, and FUN! All classes are from 10:00am-12:00pm, Monday – Friday unless otherwise stated. Classes begin the week of June 6th, 2016. Classes are $85 per week, $75 for family members and above. Pottery classes are for ages 6 and above. Each child needs to bring a snack and drink every day.

If your child is in a clay class, please bring a shoebox to the first day of class with the child's name and two phone numbers written on it. Their finished projects will be put in this box after being fired, and you will be contacted when they are ready to be picked up. Any pieces not picked up by September 1, 2016 will be disposed of at the discretion of the ESAC.

 

Week of June 6th

AGES 7-11

Camp Creativity with Nancy Raia: We will explore lots of ways of inventing and lots of different media. Painting, printing, building, and more! 9:30am-12:00pm daily, $110, $100.

Week of June 13th

AGES 7-11

Camp Creativity with Nancy Raia: We will explore lots of ways of inventing and lots of different media. Painting, printing, building, and more! 9:30am-12:00pm daily, $110, $100. Only two spots remaining! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to register!

AGES 10-13

Pottery with Barb Nassar: Let's play in the Clay! Beginners explore clay hand building techniques making wall hangings, wind chimes, boxes, masks, mugs, and more! Class is full! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to be put on the waitlist!

Week of June 20th

AGES 6-9

Exploring Ceramics with Kaitlyn Scott: We'll be exploring slab building techniques experimenting with pattern, printing, and sculpting with clay! We'll be creating wind chimes, lanterns and much more,  let's play with some clay! Bring an old t-shirt for an apron, it will be messy! Only two spots remaining! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to register!

Week of June 27th

AGES 4-5

"Take Me to the Zoo" with Sara Faulkner: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Join Sara as she helps the students draw inspiration from wild animals to create works of art! We will create a lion mask, 3-dimensional turtles, a giraffe painting, and a big elephant collage.

AGES 6-9

Exploring Ceramics with Kaitlyn Scott: We'll be exploring slab building techniques experimenting with pattern, printing, and sculpting with clay! We'll be creating wind chimes, lanterns and much more,  let's play with some clay! Bring an old t-shirt for an apron, it will be messy! Class is full! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to be put on the waitlist!

Underwater Adventures with Frances Fontaine: Underwater adventures painting with crazy/vibrant colors and bold brushwork. Learn to draw fish, coral, seashells, mermaids and more as we explore summer fun with paint and paper.

AGES 10-13

Pop Art with Loran Chavez: Making art that really  makes your imagination go to the fun side is easy and oh so much fun! We will create your own pet portrait (or the pet you'd love to have!) in a fun funky style. We will also explore some different types of pop art creating pieces to jump start your imagination!

Week of July 11th

AGES 4-5

***SPECIAL WORKSHOP***

"Mommy & Me: Fairy Flower Pot" with Deborah Benton: Monday, July 11, 1:00-3:00pm. $35. We supply the clay pot and the decorations, you bring the creativity and the fun! Join local artist Deborah Benton as she teaches you how to make an ordinary flower pot into an extraordinary Fairy Cottage! You'll leave with not only your fab fairy cottage, but also fun memories to treasure! All children ages 4-5 and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend!

AGES 5-8

Create Your Own Fairyland with Deborah Benton: For this class, we will create a Fairy Cottage, landscape the Cottage, make a little Fairy, and write a Fairy Tale for each cottage. Use your creativity to create an entire world! All supplies included.

AGES 6-9

Creative Water Media with Mary Lou Nicolai: Join Mary Lou on an exciting and creative voyage through the wonders of experimenting with water! Test the limits of different media, experiment, and have fun!

AGES 8-11

Recycled, Upcycled, Reimagined! with Loran Chavez: Creating artworks from ordinary things you might normally throw away. (we actually create things you will want to keep!) We do wood pieces, plastic sculpture, work with cardboard and so much more! Come join this adventure into your imagination!

AGES 10-13

Teens at the Wheel with Maria Spies: Bring a friend and fill these two hours with discovering all the wonderful art that can be made with clay.  Maria will guide students in learning to use the pottery wheel and handbuilding fun and beautiful projects. All clay, glazing and firings are included in the class fee. Class is full! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to be put on the waitlist!

Week of July 18th

AGES 4-5

"Feeling 'Buggy'" with Sara Faulkner: Do you love bugs? If so, come and take a journey into the world of bugs as Sara teaches the students how to make many different bugs, create a fun painting/collage, and go on a bug hunt! Only two spots remaining! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to register!

AGES 6-9

Pottery with Karen Clements: Roll your sleeves and let's get down to pottery business! Kids will create whimsical and functional pottery pieces from clay. Come join the fun and let's get creative with the mud! Bring an old tee shirt to wear in class as an apron. Class is full! Call 928-2228 ext. 107 to be put on the waitlist!

Let's Paint!: Under the Sea Mural with Mary Lou Nicolai: With assistance from Mary Lou, children in this class will paint a gigantic Under-the-Sea-themed mural full of sea creatures and plants. Create a whole new world!

AGES 10-13

Recycled, Upcycled, Reimagined! with Loran Chavez: Creating artworks from ordinary things you might normally throw away. (we actually create things you will want to keep!) We do wood pieces, plastic sculpture, work with cardboard and so much more! Come join this adventure into your imagination!

 

Week of July 25th

AGES 4-5

"Take Me to the Beach" with Sara Faulkner: Come and discover the wonders of the beach with us! We are going to create a 3-dimensional beach painting, decorate our own sand buckets, and create something "crabby."

AGES 6-9

Underwater Adventures with Frances Fontaine: Underwater adventures painting with crazy/vibrant colors and bold brushwork. Learn to draw fish, coral, seashells, mermaids and more as we explore summer fun with paint and paper.

AGES 8-11

Wonders of Watercolor with Loran Chavez: A daily trip into the world of watercolors makes for a fun class. We also weave and blow bubbles! Hint both are watercolor too!

AGES 10-13

Pottery with Karen Clements: Roll your sleeves and let's get down to pottery business! Kids will create whimsical and functional pottery pieces from clay. Come join the fun and let's get creative with the mud! Bring an old tee shirt to wear in class as an apron.

Children's Workshops:

"Mommy & Me: Fairy Flower Pot" with Deborah Benton: Monday, July 11, 1:00-3:00pm. Ages 4-5. $35. We supply the clay pot and the decorations, you bring the creativity and the fun! Join local artist Deborah Benton as she teaches you how to make an ordinary flower pot into an extraordinary Fairy Cottage! You'll leave with not only your fab fairy cottage, but also fun memories to treasure! All children ages 4-5 and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend!

 

 

Refund Policy:

A $25 fee will be charged for all refunds.  Refunds will be given up to seven (7) days prior to class or workshop start date.  Thereafter, no refunds will be given.