Summer Seurat | 4-6 grade
Thursday & Friday, two sessions 10 am–12 pm
Fee: $16| Members $12
Registration required one week prior
June 10 & 11 | Drones Eye View Painting
Imagine a landscape from the view of a bird…or drone! Students will view paintings by Milt Heinrich in the gallery and use his work as inspiration as well as drone photography to sketch and paint in acrylics their very own land or cityscape.
June 17 & 18 | Carving Clay
In this two-day workshop, students will begin with a 2lb block of clay where they will learn the process of reduction carving with various tools. Pieces will be underglazed by the student and left to dry, where they will be kiln fired and ready to pick-up within two weeks.
June 24 & 25| “Glass Sculpture”
Learn how to turn old CDs into beautiful “glass” flowers with sharpie markers and a toaster oven in this two-day workshop. Pieces will be sculpted with wire and attached to a wood base.
July 8 & 9 | Beginner Pottery Wheel
Learn the steps and techniques of throwing a basic cylinder form on the pottery wheel. In this two-day workshop, students will focus on centering the clay and what tools/steps are necessary to create on the pottery wheel. Pieces will be finished by painting with underglaze and left to dry, where they will be kiln fired and ready to pick-up within two weeks.
July 15 & 16| Found Object Fish
Unique fish sculptures, by artist Mary Ament, will be on display in the Weaver Lobby at the PLAC and the source for our inspiration for this two-day workshop. Participants will use a basic wood shape and choose from a variety of gathered objects to attach, paint, and alter to create their own aquatic creature.
July 22 & 23| Bisa Butler Style Portraits
Using photographs and fabric, students will create a self-portrait inspired by Bisa Butler’s textile collage portraits in vivid color, pattern, and texture.
July 29 & 30 | Painting Out in the Open
Take your art making skills outside as we explore the grounds of the PLAC and sketch and paint Plein Air, a french term meaning out in the open. Students will use oil pastels, chalk pastels, on board and easel. Although shade and water will be provided, a hat is suggested as well as sunscreen. In case of implement weather, students will be located in the atrium.
August 5 & 6| Beginner Oil Painting
Discover the process of oil painting in this two-day workshop as instructors lead participants through the basic setup/clean-up of oil paints, application of paint, and care of the finished piece.
Pearson Lakes Art Center