Week Five

Optical Illusion Painting
Learn some tips and tricks-of-the-eye to create a unique mixed media painting of an optical illusion. Dress for mess.

Tuesday, July 11
Instructor: Erika Arndt
Class ID 5P47: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 8-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Create a Play: The Magic School Bus
Seatbelts everyone! Climb aboard the Magic School Bus for a wild, adventure‐filled ride! Join Ms. Frizzle and her class as they take their next field trip to the solar system, the human body, the time of dinosaurs, and more! Work together and perform your very own play on the last day of class at 11:30 AM.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, July 11, 12 & 13
Instructor: SteppingStone Theatre
Class ID 5P48: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 6-12
$72 Member/$90 Non-Member

Postcard Flash Fiction
Let your creativity wander to faraway places to help you write fun short-short stories. Using actual postcards from around the world for inspiration, you’ll write flash fiction that combines all the usual literature elements—setting, plot, and character—in less than 500 words. We’ll talk about what makes a story and how to give it flair without a lot of fluff. Where will your writing go?

Tuesday, July 11
Instructor: Tracy Nelson Maurer
Class ID 5P49: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 8-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Make-Your-Own Monster Stuffie
Design your character on paper, cut it from cloth, stuff & sew it, and decorate it with a world of embellishments.

Tuesday, July 11
Instructor: Erika Arndt
Class ID 5P50: 12:30-3:00 PM This class is full.
Ages 6-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Pottery on the Wheel
Enjoy throwing on the pottery wheel while creating bowl forms. We will learn basic wheel techniques, then add interesting textures and surface designs to our pieces. Fired projects will be ready to pick up approximately two weeks after class.

Tuesday & Thursday, July 11 & 13
Instructor: Margie Jones
Class ID 5P51: 12:30-3:00 PM This class is full.
Ages 9-14
$48 Member/$60 Non-Member

Creative Movement: Water
Did you ever want to be a snowflake in July? What do you think a wave feels like as it moves in a lake? Join us as we move our bodies and imagine what it is like to be water in various forms. We will learn basic concepts and moves of dance and then we’ll work together to create our own dance about water. Wear sneakers and clothes you can easily move in. No previous dance experience is needed. We will perform our dance creation for parents and guests during the last 10 minutes of class.

Tuesday, July 11
Instructor: Jan Chamberlin
Class ID 5P28: 12:30-3:00 PM (New class! Not in catalog)
Ages 6-10
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Big Pop Art
Try a whole new approach to painting with bright colors! Explore many ways to creatively use primary colors. Using the basics, we’ll create simple, colorful, big, bright paintings.

Wednesday, July 12
Instructor: Kyle Frederickson
Class ID 5P52: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 6-12
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Collage Greeting Cards and Garland
Everyone loves to get cards in the mail! Come and design lots of cards for different occasions and holidays. You will also make a collage garland to hang in your home. We will use patterned papers, washi tape, stickers, and cut-outs for these fun projects!

Wednesday, July 12
Instructor: Betsy Diekema
Class ID 5P53: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 6-12
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Advanced Watercolor Seascape
This watercolor class will focus on a seascape setting. Different techniques will be taught and also various compositions will be explored. We will be using bigger paper along with tube watercolor for a more dramatic effect.

Wednesday, July 12
Instructor: Kyle Frederickson
Class ID 5P54: 12:30-3:00 PM
Ages 8-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Joost Elffers’ Fruit and Veggie Sculptures
Don’t play with your food, make art with it! Come create sculptures with real fruit and veggies. We will study Joost Elffers’ sculptures and make our own amazing characters. After we design our characters, we will name them, write a story about their life, and sketch the sculpture. Don’t worry… you won’t have to eat any broccoli! Please sign up at least a week in advance for this class.

Wednesday, July 12
Instructor: Betsy Diekema
Class ID 5P55: 12:30-3:00 PM
Ages 6-12
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Stencil Silhouette Painting
Paint a lovely background, then create a silhouette using any number of stencils. Dress for mess.

Thursday, July 13
Instructor: Erika Arndt
Class ID 5P56: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 8-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Junk Shoe Robots
Design your own robot from an old shoe and lots of junk and treasures! After you make your shoe robot, you’ll name it and write a story about its life and super powers. Bring your imagination! Please bring one large old shoe to WBCA one week before the class. Large shoes with laces work best. Shoes will be spray painted by the instructor.

Thursday, July 13
Instructor: Betsy Diekema
Class ID 5P57: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 6-12
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Intro to Polymer Clay
Use eye-popping colors of this amazing material to create your own clay sculpture as well as a clay-covered pen and votive.

Thursday, July 13
Instructor: Erika Arndt
Class ID 5P58: 12:30-3:00 PM
Ages 6-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

Whimsical Birds on a Wire
Using acrylic paint on canvas, draw and paint fanciful birds. Don’t worry about exact shapes, the more “out there”, the better. This class will be tons of fun, even if you’ve never painted before!

Thursday, July 13
Instructor: Sylvia Benson
Class ID 5P59: 12:30-3:00 PM
Ages 7-14
$24 Member/$30 Non-Member

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