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Arts Council Summer Art Program for Kids: Take a Class Today!

kidsartclubHey kids, are you looking for a fun way to spend the summer while learning about art? The Lassen County Arts Council is presenting a series of workshops between now and July 27th focused on letting you dabble in all sorts of different artistic mediums.

The Summer Art Program is held Mondays and Wednesdays; workshops are held for ages 6 to 12 from 10:00a.m. to 12:00 and for ages 13 through 18 workshops are scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00p.m.

Classes are limited to 16 children per workshop so you will want to sign-up soon. Each workshop is $5 per child. Due to limited capacity the Arts Council is strongly encouraging parents to prepay for workshops to guarantee their child’s seat.

Stop by the Gallery Monday through Friday, 12:00 to 4:00p.m. to prepay and sign-up your child for one or all of the workshops. You can download the registration form here and either walk-in or mail-in your completed form and payment.

The Arts Council also has scholarships available for children whose families qualify, please call the Gallery for more information.

For information call the Arts Council at 257-5222 or visit the Arts Council online at http://www.lassencountyartscouncil.org/summer-art-program.html

Workshop Schedule

June 27 Crayon Resist with Jaime Giles
Students will learn about Japanese Koi ponds and complete a watercolor and crayon resist project of a koi pond.

June 29 Ukulele Lessons with Pattie Lacefield
Students will learn the fundamentals of playing the ukulele. They will learn how to play the songs “The Magic Penny” and “I Think Your Wonderful.” Instruments will be provided and can be purchased for $15 after both workshops are completed. Limited supply for sale.

July 6 Salsa Dancing with Alex McElrath
Students will learn the latin dance, Salsa. They will learn the theory and application of dancing the salsa both individually and with a partner. Students should not wear shoes with traction (hiking boots) and the shoe must have a strap (no flip flops).

July 11 Comic Illustration with Corey O’Brien
Students will learn the fundamentals of creating cartoons and comics including character design, exaggerated expressions, dynamic poses and visual storytelling. Several digital drawing techniques will also be demonstrated.

July 13 Guitar Lessons with Pattie Lacefield
Students will learn the fundamentals of how to play the guitar. Students will need to bring their own guitar and a recording device if possible.

July 25 Pointillism with Lisa Pickens
Ages 6-12 The Students will learn how to create a geometrical shape pointillism picture with markers and pens using only dots.
Ages 13-18 The student will learn how to create a shelf portrait pointillism with markers and pens using only dots.

July 27 Dance Floor Dancing 101 with Alex McElrath
Students will learn standard and versatile motions and steps in addition to technique to provide enhanced confidence when dancing with their peers. Students should not wear shoes with traction (hiking boots) and the shoe must have a strap (no flip flops).

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