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Child sewing a button onto a piece of felt with a blunt needle.
This summer we are offering art classes for residents 10-15 years of age.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. Each session is $25.00 for residents and $30 for non-residents and you can register for as many sessions as you like.  Once registered you just need to show up and let your creativity run wild.  All materials provided.  

Cost:  $25.00 residents/$30.00 non-residents per session

Ages:  10 - 15
Dates: June 18th - August 13th (excluding 7/4)
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Location: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)
Instructor:  Christine Seeholzer
Questions: 440-930-4135


Registration Starts:
  Wednesday, March 29th at 9am
Registration Ends: Tuesday, June 11th at 12pm

 June 18th: Series Workshop
Class description:
S
tudents will discuss what makes a successful series of artwork. Then, students will experiment with Sharpies and a solvent to create abstracted tie-dye artwork. Students will also learn how to create a marker monoprint with a foam printing plate, washable markers and pencils.

June 25th: Cacti Painting Workshop
Class description:
After using a drawing guide or a live demo, students will work on their composition of their cacti in pencil or directly in Sharpie. Once all Sharpie details are in place, students will use watercolor to paint their composition. While still wet, students will add salt and alcohol drops to create various effects in the background.

July 2nd: Oil Pastel Trace Monotype
Class description:
Participants will use drawings or reference material and transfer the image onto cardstock using oil pastels as a transfer vehicle.. If time allows, students can add a watercolor monoprint on top using water bottles, ziploc bags and washable markers.


July 9th: Impressionism Floating Chalk Pastels
Class description:
 After learning about some of the more famous Impressionist Painters in art history, students will draw background details such as branches of a forest, flowers in a pond, boats in a pond, etc. and then use a popsicle sticks to scrape colors onto a piece of copy paper for use in the printmaking bath. Students will then slide their paper under the flakes of the chalk floating in the water to capture the chalk pieces on top of their drawings.

July 30th: Georgia O'Keefe Giant Flower Paintings and Paper Sculptures
Class description:
Students will use acrylic paint on large construction paper to create large beautiful flowers. Students will also be able to create paper sculptures of flowers using construction paper, scissors, and glue sticks.

August 6th: Let's Go Camping
Class description:
Students will use various supplies to follow the steps to recreate summery camping themed painting.
 
August 13th: Wet Chalk Drawing
Class description:
Reference an image or create an abstract design with tape. Explore the vibrant effects of chalk pastel as water releases the pigment on and blends against the contrast of black paper. 
Add details with acrylic paint pens as desired.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Week 1 - June 18: Series Workshop 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  06/18/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 2 - June 25: Cacti Painting Workshop 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  06/25/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 3 - July 2: Oil Pastel Trace Monotype 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  07/02/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 4 - July 9: Impressionism Floating Chalk Pastels 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  07/09/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 5 - July 30: Georgia O'Keefe Flowers 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  07/30/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 6 - August 6: Paint Along with Me: Let's Go Camping 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  08/06/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 7 - August 13: Wet Chalk Drawing 
10y - 15y N/A Tu  08/13/2024
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$25.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
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