Visual Art Summer 2012


Session 1: May 28-June 1

Pre-K Mommy & Me Art Camp (Parent attends with child) $75 + $20 supply fee

Ages 2-4 9 - 11 am Monday - Friday

A great opportunity for a parent or grandparent to share some creative experiences with their young child or grandchild. Please con- tact the Visual Arts Dept. for more information.

Instructor: Lolly Durant

Session 2: Week of June 11-15

Discovering Art Camp


Ages 5-8 10 - 11 am Monday - Friday

Ages 9-12 1 - 2 pm Monday - Friday

In this class, children will have the opportunity to learn about art while experimenting with a variety of media. Students will learn how to express their imaginations while exploring drawing, painting, ceramic and sculpture techniques. Each child will create multiple art-

works while gaining a better understanding of the creative process..

Instructor: Bradley Wilson

Cartooning & Drawing Camp


Ages 5-8 11 - 12 pm Monday - Friday

Ages 9-12 2 - 3 pm Monday - Friday

In this fun class, students will learn the methods and techniques for creating their own cartoon characters. While using their imagina- tion, students will learn inking, proportion, perspective, basic drawing techniques, and caricature!

Instructor: Bradley Wilson

Session 3: Week of June 18-22

Painting & Drawing Camp for Teens


Ages 13-18 1 - 3 pm Monday - Friday

(*Students can sign up for the session 3 and the session 5 Painting and Drawing Camp for Teens for $150.) In this one-week work- shop, students will expand and develop their drawing and painting skills. The basic rules of art will be covered such as color theory,

contour, value and perspective. Student drawings and paintings will come from abstract, still life, landscape and figurative subjects.

Instructor: Bradley Wilson

Session 4: Week of June 25-29

Clay Camp $110 + $25 supply fee

Ages 6-11 10 - 12 pm Monday - Friday

Ages 12-18 1-3 pm Monday - Friday

Does your child want to learn ceramics? They will have fun learning the basic principles of hand-building including pinch pots/slab/

coil techniques. Basic wheel throwing skills will be taught as well as design techniques for functional pottery. Your child will enjoy taking home finished glazed pieces. Class size is limited so register soon! class.)

*(This class requires some basic specialized supplies that will be pre-purchased by the instructor upon receiving the supply fee. For this reason, please register as early as possible for this class.)

Instructor: Lolly Durant

Session 5: Week of July 9-13


Session 6: July 16-20

Masterpieces Art Camp


Ages 5-8 10 - 11 am Monday - Friday

Ages 9-12 1-2 pm Monday - Friday

Learn while creating! In this class, students will study famous artists and their influence upon the art world. Students will learn the importance of drawing and explore techniques in painting while emulating the “Masters of Art”. This is a great camp for beginners or

those who have previous experience.

Instructor: Bradley Wilson


In this fun class, students will explore various craft media such as weaving, paper mache, and more. Age appropriate craft activities are sure to stimulate your child’s creativity while they have fun making things!

Instructor: Bradley Wilson


Painting with Acrylics $90

Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm

Class will meet 6/7, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/18 (8 classes)

Acrylic paint is an amazingly versatile medium that is easy to learn. In this class, students will explore basic and ad- vanced techniques of painting using acrylics as an expressive medium. The emphasis will be on developing the stu- dent’s skill level while developing a personal original painting style. Abstract, still-life, landscape, and figurative subjects

will be used. This class is for beginning, intermediate and advanced artists. Instructor will provide a supply list.

Instructor: Bradley Wilson

Night Painters $12/session

Most Tuesdays 6-8 pm

This fun class provides individualized instruction for students of all levels and media. So whether you are an experi- enced watercolor painter or a beginner with acrylics, you will benefit from this relaxed, fun and positive learning environ-

ment. No need to register, just pay at the door.

Instructor: Bradley Wilson


Private art lessons are available for students of all ages. With private lessons, the student can concentrate on any medium they choose.

Fees for private lessons: $20 for 1/2 hour or $30 for 1 hour


Pottery: Face Jugs Workshop $100 + $25 materials fee

Saturday, June 16 10 am-3 pm (Lunch break from 12-1, bring a sack lunch)

“Face Jugs” as an art form were traditionally hand-made objects that were made for their utility and original design. They served as vessels for syrup, water, whiskey, pickling crocks, mugs and churns. In this workshop the student will construct a Face Jug by beginning with a simple cylinder form. Facial expressions will be created through pinched,

pulled and plugging techniques. Don’t miss this opportunity to make such a unique clay object.

Instructor: Lolly Durant

Marbling Workshop $100 + $25 materials fee

Saturday, July 14 10 am-3 pm (Lunch break from 12-1, bring a sack lunch)

Explore the craft of marbling on paper in the unique and creative workshop. The instructor will cover the calligraphic process of drawing with color on a fluid surface to produce a one-of-a-kind print, a mono-type image. The possibilities

are endless as students apply their designs to create note cards, framed prints and much more.

Instructor: Lolly Durant

Crash Course in Basic Drawing $20 + $5 materials fee

Tuesday, July 24 6:30 pm-9 pm

In this short “crash course”, students will learn to see in terms of lines, shapes and values, which are the essential skills required to make good, satisfying drawings. Also covered will be the basics of contour and gesture, perspective, propor-

tion, and shading techniques. Whether you are just starting out exploring the visual arts or if you simply want to improve your painting—this is the class to take. All materials included.

Instructor: Bradley Wilson

Life Drawing Open Studio $25

Saturday, June 23 10 am-3 pm (30 minute lunch break, bring a sack lunch)

Some instruction will be provided to those who want it in this Life Drawing Open Studio event. There will be a combination of short poses and long poses and a variety of art models. Participants must bring their own drawing materials and paper. Contact Bradley

Wilson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) at the Creative Arts Guild with any questions.

Instructor/Facilitator: Bradley Wilson


Celebrate birthdays and other special occasions with an Art Party at the Creative Arts Guild. What medium does the child or adult particularly enjoy? We will create an art activity to fit that interest. $150 for up to ten children; $15 for each additional child. (A $150 deposit charged to your credit card is required to hold the date.)

Written by Thom Bryson