Mini Michelangelo’s | GRADES K-3
Thursdays from 4 – 5 pm
Fee: Members $12 | Non-members $16
Register one week prior to class.
Call our Box Office, 712.332.7029.
SEPTEMBER 19 & 26: ART DECO SHAPES LAMP
During the Roaring 20’s, Art Deco style of bright colors, precious metals, and repeating patterns were applied everywhere, from clothing, to architecture, to vacuums, lamps and more! In this two session workshop, youngsters will learn to make shapes into Art Deco style repeating patterns and create a lantern using translucent Yupo Paper and “metal” acrylics. The lantern can be used as a hanging lamp and participants will even receive a light to make it shine!
OCTOBER 3 & 10: WEAVING AND CLAY
Students will roll, smooth, and cut slabs of clay in this two session workshop where they will design the clay, incorporate notches to weave yarn, and combine clay and textiles for a unique artwork!
OCTOBER 17 & 24: HALLOWEEN CANDY STILL LIFE DRAWING
This class is sure to get your mouth watering with Halloween Candy as the subject matter! Students will arrange candy in a still life where they will learn to see the shapes, shadows, and highlights- drawing them on a dark paper with bright colored pencils to make a visually appealing- almost edible- artwork!
OCTOBER 31: No Class – Happy Halloween!
NOVEMBER 7*: WOOD BLOCK SHAPE PRINTMAKING
*one session class*
Fee: Members $6 Non-Members $8
In this one session class students will design a square wood block with foam shapes on all sides to create a giant printmaking stamp. After the stamp is complete, students will roll on printmaking inks to print on a large paper, creating a poster size artwork ready to frame!
NOVEMBER 14 & 21: TEXTURE PAINTINGS WITH PLASTER!
Painting on or with plaster is the oldest known form of painting- in this two-day course students will experience why Renaissance artists considered it “Mother of all Arts” by learning to paint with fresh, wet plaster, adding colors and texture to a hard board surface.
NOVEMBER 28: No Class – Happy Thanksgiving!
DECEMBER 5 & 12: PAPER MACHE BIRDS
Students will learn how to create a bird sculpture from recycled materials and wire and will cover it with Paper Mache using fun printed papers for the design in this two session course!