Hey 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 29th focused on letting you dabble in all sorts of different artistic mediums.
The Summer Art Program is being held Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:30p.m. Classes are limited to 20 children per workshop so you will want to sign-up soon. You can click here to download the workshop registration form.
The next class offered will be today July 6th – Fantasy Space Art Debra Miller
The cost is $10 per workshop on a drop-in basis.
There are also some limited opportunities for scholarships for children whose families qualify, please ask at the Arts Council gallery for details. Payment is due at the beginning of each workshop.
For information call the Arts Council at 257-5222 or visit the Arts Council online at http://www.lassencountyartscouncil.org/summer-art-program.html
All Workshops are 12:30 to 2:30p.m.
Monday 7/6/15 Fantasy Space Art Debra Miller
Fantasy Space Art combines science and our knowledge of the universe to portray imaginary planets, exploding stars, space rocks, and galaxies. Students will use a variety of materials including tempera paint, oil pastel, white chalk, poster board, and even a toothbrush!
Wednesday 7/8/15 Reptile Relief Debra Miller
This abstract art project walks the students through superimposing a “relief” of a reptile against the nonobjective style of painted lines and chalk.
Monday 7/20/15 Still Life Drawing – Aliens Lisa Perkins
Students will draw basic shapes, and learn techniques for making those shapes 3D images. The students will turn those shapes into silly alien picture.
Wednesday 7/22/15 Fabric art Debra Miller
Students will design and paint artwork onto fabric.
Monday 7/27/15 African Mask Debra Miller
Masks were created to wear in ceremonies and dances for a variety of reasons, including good health, traditions, and influencing nature. This project uses various materials dried beans, raffia, tissue paper, watercolors, and more.
Wednesday 7/29/15 Printmaking Debra Miller
Students will create free flowing images and transfer them using watercolors. They will work with styrofoam sheets, watercolors, ballpoint pens, glue, sand paper, tempera paint, and more.