Summer is on the horizon. Are you ready?

Throughout the Summer at Creative Arts & Music Center, afternoon and evening classes will resume. We will also open morning Fine Arts classes on Mondays and Fridays at 10:00am.

Our blossoming Junior Renaissance program continues year round, and another JR class will be added on Wednesday mornings at 9:30am in June and July.

For our special 3-day workshops throughout the summer, please see below!

Summer 2019 Schedule (Click for a printable version)

Summer 2019 Schedule (Click for a printable version)

summer Pricing*

Fine Arts, Sketch, or Open Studio - $110/month*
Cartooning - $100/month*
Fun Fridays/Magical Mondays - $38/class
Jr. Renaissance - $125/month (four classes) or $200/month (eight classes) or $300/month (twelve classes)
3-Day Workshops - $150/three days

*Sibling discounts available (excludes workshops)

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3-Day Workshops: Tues/Wed/Thurs @ 1-3pm (2019)

 
 
Canvas Painting

***CLASS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.***
Canvas Painting: june 11, 12, 13 (Ages 5+)

This workshop will be focused on the more traditional art form of painting. We will learn about color mixing, shapes, proportions, and detail. Everyone will choose a photo or image, which we will project, sketch, and paint in a photo-realistic style. Feel free to think about your image in advance and bring ideas in with you, but there will be loads of reference ideas available.


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***SECOND SERIES ADDED!***
Canvas Painting: june 18, 19, 20 (Ages 5+)

In this second Canvas Painting Workshop, your child will also learn about color mixing, shapes, proportions, and detail. Several canvases will be painted to form a single, large-scale masterpiece - similar in style to the picture shown.


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MINIATURES SCULPTING: June 18, 19, 20 (Ages 9+)

Welcome to the world of Miniatures in Sculpey! We will scale down the size of our art sculptures to a much smaller form, while paying close attention to the tiny details of our work. Your child will create a variety of projects - including garden houses, animal creatures, and even a delicious array of food!


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STAR WARS: June 25, 26, 27 (Ages 5+)

Young Jedis, prepare yourselves for a 3-day adventure featuring characters from STAR WARS! We will sculpt the iconic fuzzball - Chewbacca, recreate the battle over Endor in watercolor, and construct an R2-droid to hold your art supplies or other knick-knacks.


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***CLASS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.***
WONDERS OF WATERCOLOR: June 25, 26, 27 (ages 9+)

This course will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoying the process of painting.  The basics of materials, tools, techniques, color, value and “seeing” your subject will be explored.  The class is designed to be fun and inspirational and will focus on how to relax and enjoy the process of painting.


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Marvel Heroes: July 9, 10, 11 (Ages 5+)

Come celebrate the movie release of "Spider-Man: Far From Home" by joining our workshop - where we will sculpt and paint various characters from the Marvel family.


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Printmaking & SILK-SCREENING: July 9, 10, 11 (Ages 9+)

Printmaking is an art form that has many different shapes. In this workshop we will explore two different kinds of printing, stencil silk-screening and woodblock printing. We will learn how to screen print, create stencils, make woodblock stamps, and print on paper as well as fabric. At the end everyone will go home with special projects that they design themselves!


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***4 spots left!***
Toy story: July 16, 17, 18 (Ages 5+)

“Toy Story 4” will be released this summer, on June 21st! Celebrate this whimsical series by joining our summer workshop. We will create and re-imagine the beloved characters of “Toy Story” and make new childhood friends along the way.


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FORTNITE: JULY 16, 17, 18 (Ages 9+)

The popularity of “Fortnite” has reached the masses. Come show off your dance emotes and practice your artistic moves. We will paint, sculpt and fancy our way through this highly favored game - with the Fortnite burger, Llama Drama, and much more!


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***CLASS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY***
RAINBOWS, MAGIC, & UNICORNS: July 23, 24, 25 (AGES 5+)

There’s glitter in the air! Lo and behold, our summer series will feature the timeless beauty of rainbows, magic, and unicorns. Paint a beautiful canvas of a unicorn, sculpt your own magical rainbows, and have fun indulging in the fanciful light of childhood.


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***CLASS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.***
SKETCHING SERIES: July 23, 24, 25 (AGES 9+)

Explore the foundation of art with our Sketching Series - where we will work on perspective, light, and the basic elements of shading/contouring.


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***CLASS FULL. WAITLIST ONLY***
GENERAL SCULPTING: July 30, 31, AND AUG 1 (AGES 5+)

All hands on deck! In this workshop, we will sculpt using several mediums: clay, sculpey, model magic, and more. Refine your sculpting techniques and explore the many different ways you can create this 3-dimensional art.


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Fun Fridays

 
 
Father's Day

Father's Day Workshop: June 14th (ages 5+)

Bring your Dad out for a date and create a personalized canvas of you and him! You will work together on this heartwarming art project. 


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Painted selfies (Self-PortRaits):  June 21 (Ages 7+)

Painted self-portraits were the original selfie. With this fun workshop, we’ll blend the old with the new as students integrate their own selfie photos into a unique portrait on canvas.


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PATRIOTIC / FOURTH OF JULY WORKSHOP: JUNE 28 (AGES 7+)

Celebrate our country’s independence with this project. We will create this rustic, hanging art piece featuring our nation’s colors. The finished project will make a wonderful keepsake for years to come.


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Improvisation & Theater Games: July 12, 19, and 26 (ages 7+)

Let the games begin! Not only will we have fun and laugh, but we will also break down the barrier between mind and voice. Theater improvisation will explore many skill sets - such as listening, concentration, recognizing opportunities, and flexibility in thinking.

All three classes are recommended, but not required.


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Create-a-coloring book: August 2 (ages 5+)

August 2nd is National Coloring Book Day - so students at this fun workshop will be designing their own coloring pages!


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4-Week Summer Series

 
 
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ANIMATION & COMICS SERIES: tuesdays in july

jULY 9, 16, 23, 30 / 4-5pm (ages 7+) - $100

In this exciting series, we will learn how to create our very own characters and the elements of designing them. We will also discover the principles of animation using zoetropes and more! Our imaginative characters will then find a home in the creation of our own comic book stories.

taught by our artist in residence: mike gray

Mike Gray is an award–winning writer, cartoonist, and animator. As a writer, Mike was awarded 6th place in the 1995 Hanna-Barbera Storyboard Contest, Honorable Mention in the 1996 Hanna-Barbera Storyboard Contest, and 9th place in the 1997 Nickelodeon Storyboard Contest. Mike’s cartoon, “The Three Pigs,” which he animated and voiced, appeared in the 2002 Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival. He created two shorts for the 2008’s Random Cartoons series: “Thom Cat,” which he created, wrote, and co-produced, and “The Infinite Goliath” which he co-created, wrote, storyboarded, directed and co-produced. He also produces the comic strip "Clumsy Love" three times a week at www.clumsylove.net which began in February 2009.


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ME TIME: mondays in july

July 8, 15, 22, 29 / 6-7:30pm (ages 18+) - $110

Have you ever wished to rekindle your love of art? Get hands-on assistance with your own creations while learning new skills and techniques from our talented Art Instructor, Mrs. Kathy! Hone in your artistic abilities and reawaken your creative side in a class designed for adults. Discover new mediums, new talents, and new friends while enjoying some time to yourself.


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narrative art series: fridays in july

july 12, 19, 26, and aug 2 / 1-3pm (AGES 7+) - $125

In this series, we will discover the works of Arthur Rackham and his unique style. We will compare and contrast a scene from one of his illustrated works with other illustrators’ work of the same story. We will also read a text and ask students to write/imagine/draw their idea of that specific story context. Lastly, we will learn how to sketch or light board draw a quilt-like layout of Rackham characters, ink them, and layer in wash and ink.

artist in residence: lori buckley


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