Show others how you see the world through abstract art. Learn how to use shapes and colors to form your vision of life.
Learn how to use different materials to create paper weaves, looms to weave, basket and cup weaves, and set up a community weaving spot at the Art Center to creat a public group project. We will explore many different styles and sized to create unique works of art.
Loosen up and let go of all your art anxiety by playing with a variety of paint processes. We will use watercolor, acrylic, and tempera paint to explore and manupulate their natural, organic tendencies.
Create a sketch book and a journal using simple binding processes. make your own unique covers and walk away with lovely, one-of-a-kind books worthy of containing your own creations and imaginings inside.
Make decorative and functional art projects that can be used in the garden, porch, or patio! Projects will include: concrete planter, hanging wind spinners, and garden globes.
Weaving? Felting? Sewing? Which is your favorite? We will explore different textiles & techniques.
The worlds of theatre and art collide! Split your week between Quincy Community Theatre and The Art Center to learn the history and art behind the scenes that help bring the world of theatre to life!
Surrounded by nature, students will learn to draw what they see; trees, flowers, insects, animals, and more. Four Winds Farm/Terrapin Farms 3729 N. 36th St.
Create tie-dye mandala tapestry! Using geometry and backwards engineering, design your own unique mandala. Class will cover tie-dye folding basics, subtractive color theory, and dye chemistry.
Watercolor? Tempera? Acrylic? Which is your favorite? We will explore different paints and different techniques.
Learn the basics of crocheting and make a granny square. This versatile pattern will allow you to make many patterns as well as learn some of the basics of crocheting.
Learn about furniture design, upholstery, wood work, painting metal, and fabric designs as you restore a stool or chair, both have an upholstered seat and back rest that we will re-upholsterwith our own custom made fabric.
Students will explore the variety of printmaking options available to make multiple prints of original artwork they can share and trade!
Explore the world of ceramics from throwing cups and bowls on the wheel to hand building sculptures.
Make fabric beads and jewelry with Angelina fibers, fabric, seed beads, wire, silk, and dye. make your own silk shibori ribbon and fabric jewelry you can wear or give as gifts.
Create sculptures while learning about a few famous pop art sculptors who create larger-than-life artworks of everyday objects with a focus on food.
Create original artworks you can repeat over and over. Trade prints with others in class or give to friends to hang on their walls. With printing, the possibilties are endless.