Lubeznik Center for the Arts offers classes, workshops, camps

2013-04-25T16:21:00Z 2014-02-12T11:44:15Z Lubeznik Center for the Arts offers classes, workshops, campsContributed by Lubeznik Center for the Arts nwitimes.com
April 25, 2013 4:21 pm  • 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Art & Nature

Adults & Teens

Instructors: Jon Hook & Andrea Peterson

6 sessions: Mondays, 6:00–8:00 pm

June 17 – July 22, 2013

$85, $76.50 for members

Supply fee: $25, no supply discount

Local artists Jon and Andrea will lead students through the summer season on an artistic journey using materials from nature to create unique art objects. The class includes an environmental education component. Students will create junkyard whirlygigs, mosaic stepping stones, and butterfly houses.

Art Starters

Ages 5 & 6

Instructor: Esther Guncheon

6 sessions: Mondays, 1:00-2:00 pm

June 24 – July 29, 2013

$60, $54 for members

Pre-schoolers will enjoy experimenting with different materials and projects each week. This class focuses on fun and freedom of experimentation. Dress for mess.

All lessons are new this summer.

Drawing for Teens New!

Ages 12-17, Limit 10

Instructor: Valerie Taglieri

6 sessions: Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm

June 27 – August 1, 2013

$120, $108 for members

This course is for teens who love to draw. Techniques in drawing and watercolor will be introduced that are specifically designed to engage a teen audience. See an improvement in skill set in 6 weeks. All supplies included.

Drawing for Young People

Ages 8-11, Limit 10

Instructor: Valerie Taglieri

6 sessions: Saturdays, 9:30-11:00 am

June 29 – August 3, 2013

$120, $108 for members

This course is for young people who love to draw. Students will learn ways of understanding shape, line and shading that will help them to draw what they see! Participants will experiment with different art materials and draw some of their favorite objects. See an improvement in skill set in 6 weeks. All supplies included.

Fabric Collage

Ages 16 and up

Instructor: Linda Sorkin Eisenberg

2 sessions: Saturdays, 12:30–2:30 pm

July 13 & 20, 2013

$60, $54 for members

$15 supply fee, no supply discount

Must provide own iron and towel.

In this introductory class, students will learn the art of fusible quilting. The class will start with free form techniques and materials, a step-by-step technique applying each individual’s creativity. Students will learn: how to use fusible interfacing, rotary cutting, image transfer methods, how to choose colors, fabrics and threads to create dimension, easy borders, bindings, and how to finish off a quilt.

Monotype and Encaustic New!

Ages 14 and up

Instructor: Deborah Landry

4 sessions: Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 pm

August 1 – 22, 2013

$75, $67.50 for members

$50 supply fee, no supply discount

Monotype is a form of printmaking that can be a work of art on its own or can be further worked into with encaustic, a hot wax process. Students will explore different print methods using soy based inks and then learn to apply and experiment with encaustic methods. Participants will be introduced to a variety of papers, tools, ideas and processes. Additive and subtractive processes, trace monotype and stenciling will be demonstrated to learn how to control line, placement, color and saturation. Students may bring their favorite bits of paper, small trinkets and ideas!

Mosaic Tile Stepping Stone

Adults & Teens

Instructor: Linda Sorkin Eisenberg

2 sessions: Saturday & Sunday,

August 10 - 11, 2013, 12:00-3:00 pm

$55, $49.50 for members

$8 supply fee, no supply discount

Participants create stepping stones for a garden using colored mosaic tiles, cement, and grout. Instructor will assist students in designing a stepping stone that can be left out all year.

Photo-Walk Workshop

Ages 16 and up

Instructor: George Kassal

3 sessions: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

July 18 - August 1, 2013

$45, $40.50 for members

Must provide own camera.

This class provides an overview of outdoor digital camera techniques suitable for new and experienced photographers. The first session meets inside to review basics and prepare. In session 2, students will go on location to photograph. Session 3 returns inside to review and critique images. Students must be physically capable of walking through a variety of outdoor environments.

Sandcastle Writers Workshop

Adults

Instructor: Jo Pilecki

8 sessions: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, June 19 - August 7, 2013

$120, $108 for members

Must provide own paper and pen.

This is a writing workshop for beginning and experienced writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. Using the Amherst Writers and Artists method, this workshop focuses on in-class writing, sharing (if the writer chooses), and positive feedback in a supportive environment. Instructor’s writing prompts are optional and designed to help writers with craft and creativity. Instructor is an AWA certified affiliate.

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS

Beginner Bonsai New!

Adults & Teens

Instructors: Lu Hook & Andrea Peterson

Wednesday, July 10, 6:00-8:30 pm

$25, $22.50 for members

$20 supply fee, no supply discount

The classic bonsai (pronounced bone sigh) is a tree or shrub grown in a shallow container and trained or pruned to create an artistic effect convincing the viewer that it is a mature or ancient tree. Come learn the basics of selecting the plants, pruning, repotting and training. Bonsai combines the aesthetics of fine arts and the skills of horticulture.

Bookbinding: Intimate Journals

Adults & Teens

Instructor: Andrea Peterson

Saturday, July 13, 1:30–4:30 pm

$40, $36 for members

$10 supply fee, no supply discount

Using a variety of handmade and machine-made papers, students will create small, intimate books that fit in their pocket. An introduction to the basics of bookbinding, tools and paper handling skills will be taught, as well as long stitch, stab bound, pocket fold and map book techniques.

Fused Glass I

Ages 16 and up

Instructor: Twyla Butler

Saturday, July 27, 12:00–2:30 pm

$65, $58.50 for members

$10 supply fee, no supply discount

In this introductory class, students will learn the basic concepts of layout, glass cutting, fusing and kiln work while creating a coaster and some jewelry pieces.

Hat Making: Tea & Fascinators

Ages 14 and up

Instructor: Amanda Joyner

Wednesday, July 17

3:00-5:00 pm (tea time!)

$25, $22.50 for members

$20 supply fee, no supply discount

Learn how to trim and create unique fascinators. From feathers to fabrics, Amanda will demonstrate techniques to get started in hat making. Small sinamay hat bases and trims will be provided. Students will leave with a finished hat and enjoy treats & tea from Bowler Man Confections.

SUMMER CAMPS

Culture Club Art Camp New!

Ages 7-13

Instructor: Hannah Hammond-Hagman

10 sessions: Monday-Friday, July 8-19, 2013

9:00-11:00 am

$120, $108 for members

Our two-week summer camp will introduce students to a variety of art, crafts, music and foods from different cultures. Students will be issued a passport at the beginning of camp and be introduced to the cultures of the African Congo, India, Japan, Jamaica and Mexico. Each country will be introduced by showing where it is located on the earth and some general facts about the country. We will then delve deeper into the native arts and music, giving students an appreciation of human diversity.

Famous Artists Art Camp New!

Ages 7-13

Instructor: Hannah Hammond-Hagman

5 sessions: Monday-Friday, July 29 - August 2, 2013

9:00-11:00 am

$60, $54 for members

Students will investigate the works of well-known Masters and create their own masterpieces from the inspirational subjects using a variety of techniques.

REGISTER ONLINE: http://bit.ly/LCASummer2013 at least two weeks prior to the start of class.

For more information, visit www.lubeznikcenter.org.

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