The Art Express offers elementary age classes, camps or projects for a special event.
Classes / Camps:
Choose a theme for your class or camp or have us choose it for you. Here are some ideas:
- All About Paper – Learn papermaking and paper casting. Explore origami, kirigami, quilling, pop-up cards and more!
- Art Around the World – Learn art forms from all over the world, such as Koru art, Gyotaku, Suminagashi, basketmaking, Navajo Sand Painting, and more!
- Art in 3D – Use clay, recycled materials and your imagination to create big, small and crazy works of art!
- Art in Many Forms – Create artworks in 2D and 3D! Explore the many art forms such as weaving, sculpture, drawing, painting, clay modeling and more!
- Art Like the Masters – Learn art skills with various media while learning about some of history’s finest modern artists and their art!
- Artful Ornaments – Create holiday ornaments for your tree or as gifts.
- Clay, Clay and More Clay! – Learn how to work with clay! We’ll pinch, coil and slab-build to create wonderful works of art! We’ll make/use homemade clays as well as a variety of commercial clays.
- Crazy Cartoons – Anyone who can make a stick figure can learn to draw funny cartoons! Turn your creative ideas into comic strip reality.
- Drawing in the Grass – Sit on a blanket in the grass (weather providing) and learn the basics of drawing…from proportions to perspective to shading and finally adding color. We’ll use a variety of tools and techniques.
- Litter Critters – Create art from recycled materials. the possibilities are endless!
- Masks & Disguises – Create all kinds…paper masks, half masks, paper mache masks, box masks and more!
- Puppets a Plenty – Make pop-up puppets, stick puppets, hand puppets, sock puppets, paper bag puppets, finger puppets……..Can anyone have enough puppets?
Choose a project for your special event. Here are some ideas:
- make a bird
- head on a stick
- make a kite
- make a stamp
- origami frog
- paper bag mask
- paper bag puppet
- sock puppet
- tissue tube monster
- water bottle fish