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Art Summer Workshops

Monday & Tuesday

1:30 - 4:00 pm
or

Wednesday & Thursday

1:30 - 4:00 pm

Ages 9 - 16

$129 per artist

Taxes Included - No additional Supply Cost
Certified teachers and local artists from our community support all workshops
We offer a 10% discount for multiple summer enrollments and siblings!

Your student is welcome to enroll in multiple programs during a week and stay in the studio during the break between camp and workshop beginning. Students must be at least 9 years old and bring an activity to do independently during the break. Our staff cannot provide additional activities during break times. Please note: camp runs all week, while workshops are offered M & Tu or Wed & Th, with no Friday workshops.

Programming is tailored to the specific students in attendance, our teachers are happy to provide increased challenge for students that already have background knowledge in an art area. If your artist has already found their artistic calling and wants to attend the same workshop multiple times this summer they are welcome to do so!

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Wheel Throwing Wkshop Wheel Throwing Wkshop

Wheel Throwing
Explore the art of building functional pottery using the pottery wheel and hand building techniques. We’ll work with various altering techniques and additions of slabs, handles, and spouts to create an assortment of pottery forms you can actually use at home. This workshop is a fantastic way to dip your toe into the world of ceramics and build the confidence to use the studio independently during open studio hours!

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Fan Art Wkshop Fan Art Wkshop

Ceramic Fan Art
Have a favorite show, movie, or video game? Let’s make something from it out of clay! Learn problem solving and planning as you create your favorite characters and items as hand-built hollow figures, on mugs, or plaques. The possibilities are endless.

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Vases & Mugs Wkshop Vases & Mugs Wkshop

Hand Built Vases & Mugs

Students will learn pinching and coil building with clay to create hand built mugs and vases. We will focus on making unique forms with added texture details and sgraffito designs.

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Plate & Platters Wkshop Plate & Platters Wkshop

Plates and Platters

Students will use slabs of clay to make platters and plates. Since these pieces are made off the potters wheel, we will focus on asymmetrical and unique shapes, and creating textures and 2D patterns to decorate and make pieces really pop!

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Musical Instruments Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments

In this workshop, students will make hand built ceramic rattles, whistles, and windchimes. These pieces will be constructed, sculpted, and glazed to create musical artworks.

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Hand Building Hand Building

Hand Building

Students will learn the basics of hand building with clay to create interesting and functional pottery pieces. Since these pieces are made off the wheel, we will focus on making asymmetrical and unique shapes.

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Pinch Pot & Slab Containers Pinch Pot & Slab Containers

Slab & Pinch Pot Containers

Students will learn how to construct flower pots with clay slabs and coils. We will focus on making simple forms with added surface decoration to make one of a kind functional pieces to keep or gift!

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Core Drawing Wkshop Core Drawing Wkshop

Core Drawing

Build a great foundation for all further art endeavors in Drawing Fundamentals! We will learn the key principles of art as we break down drawing into its most key components; line, shape, and value. Students will go home with their own notebook of references, and ideas for continued practice.

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Comic Creations Wkshop Comic Creations Wkshop

Comic Creations

Learn how to bring your story to life! This narrative art workshop will cover all the steps needed to create your own comic book including, design and layout, penciling roughs to final, inking and coloring to make your own story. Students are encouraged to bring their own inspiration.

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Figure Drawing Wkshop Figure Drawing Wkshop

Figure Drawing

Humans are one of the most complex forms to draw, so join us to learn the proportions and anatomy of the human figure through expressive gestures and detailed portraits. We will use images, poseable figures, and ourselves to further our abilities and knowledge of the figure. Students will come home with a new notebook filled with work and ideas to continue practicing.

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Manga Wkshop Manga Wkshop

Manga

Ready to start your journey as a Manga Artist? Join us on an exploration of manga creation and storytelling! We will touch on manga basics, anatomy, fashion, character development, plot, and inking. Let's begin your manga adventure together.

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3D Figure Sculpting Wkshop 3D Figure Sculpting Wkshop

3D Figure Sculpting

Take your 2D drawing to 3D sculpting as we focus on anatomy and structure. Create your own detailed figure, character, or creature with air dry and polymer clay! Learning how to add facial features and muscles with detailed painting and carving. Students are encouraged to bring inspiration for their clay piece to the first day of class.

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Phone Photography Wkshop Phone Photography Wkshop

Phone Photography
Learn the basics of digital photography using your iphone or android! Master camera settings, composition, and learn new editing skills. We will take everything from portraits in studio to landscapes in Marymoor park. Please send your student with a phone each day, this could be an old phone without cell connection as we just need it to take pictures using wifi downloadable applications.

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Photoshop Posters Wkshop Photoshop Posters Wkshop

Photoshop Posters

Join a fun exploration of Photoshop and discover a brand new toolset of editing and creative knowledge! Students will create their own poster to hang up, please come with ideas of a subject matter you want to work with so we can tailor projects to student interests. Required materials from home: iPad or Laptop, Photoshop trial account provided by RAW

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Photo Editing & Collage Wkshop Photo Editing & Collage Wkshop

Photo Editing & Collage

Join a fun exploration of Photoshop and photo editing. Students will learn how to manipulate photos and create something from their imagination! Photo editing techniques will include levitating objects and making images look like they are melting. Required materials from home: iPad or Laptop, Photoshop trial account provided by RAW

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Acrylic Painting Wkshop Acrylic Painting Wkshop

Acrylic Painting

Learn how to work with acrylic painting and layering through still life painting, collage, and portraiture. We will spend our time discussing color, mixing, and layering as we work on stills and a piece based on collage, then move into a portrait with all we have learned.

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Abstract Painting Wkshop Abstract Painting Wkshop

Abstract Painting
Explore all the exciting possibilities of self-expression through abstract painting! Students will experiment with a variety of materials and understand the physical properties of paint. Using abstraction as a tool for expression students will learn about the fundamental elements and principles of art.

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Pet Portraits Wkshop Pet Portraits Wkshop

Pet Portraits

Join us for a pet portrait class using real furry friends! We will begin our time together learning about pets face and body structure, then use real dogs for some fun quick sketching. We'll use our pet pictures to create one final work of art on canvas. Students are welcome to bring in pet pictures for inspiration or use our studio dog Clay!

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Painting in the Park Wkshop Painting in the Park Wkshop

Painting in the Park
Join us in the sun and fresh air in Marymoor park for painting! Learn like the impressionist painters did by taking the paints outside the studio to paint from life. Students will learn about En plein air painting and the techniques of impressionist artists used to capture the scenery.

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Fluid Art Wkshop Fluid Art Wkshop

Fluid Art

This is not your average painting class, we're talking resin and acrylic dripping, brushwork, pallet knife techniques, and pouring on canvas, metal, and wood. Sure to be a messy workshop you will not forget.

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Printmaking & Lettering Design Wkshop Printmaking & Lettering Design Wkshop

Printmaking & Lettering Design
Printmaking is an amazing way to create personal and repeatable works of art, and hand lettering gives each piece its own individual flair. Learn how to join these two art forms to make memorable journal entrees, fabric prints, and signs. Students will bring home a new journal and custom made stamps.

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Fiber Art Wkshop Fiber Art Wkshop

Fiber Art

Create one of a kind characters and sculptures through felting, weaving, and yarn craft. You will learn to sculpt in fiber, roving felt into shapes and forms to produce anything you can imagine, from favorite characters to animals or other fantastic creatures.

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Screen Printing Wkshop Screen Printing Wkshop

Screen Printing
Screen printing is an amazing way to turn your designs into wearable pieces of art! Learn how to make a design that will be pulled on screen. Explore different mediums screen printing can be applied to such as posters and fabric. Students will bring home custom made screen prints and an idea journal.

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Fantasy Succulent Garden Wkshop Fantasy Succulent Garden Wkshop

Fantasy Succulent Garden
Students will create miniature polymer clay garden sculptures to decorate their personalized garden, paint a large succulent pot, and plant a special low maintenance succulent garden to take home!

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Jewelry Design Wkshop Jewelry Design Wkshop

Jewelry Design

Learn all the steps to making custom pieces that can not only be display but worn too! We will experiment with making handmade jewelry using resin molding, polymer hand building, gems, crystals, and painting along with a display frame for your jewelry pieces.

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Accessories Galore Wkshop Accessories Galore Wkshop

Accessories Galore
Express yourself with buttons, keychains, and stickers galore! Explore different ways to create fun accessories to decorate tote bags, backpacks, and notebooks! Students will learn how to use a button machine, sticker cutter, and sew patches. Each student will come home with their own tote bag full of accessories to show off their personal flair!

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Personal Fabric Design Wkshop Personal Fabric Design Wkshop

Personal Fabric Design

Learn an array of textile processes to create personalized pieces of fabric decoration, clothing, and accessories. We will dye, paint, hand letter, and stitching to create custom fabric creations such as bags and tapestry wall hangings. Experiment with block printing too!

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