Intro to Zine Art

CLASS ID: 7A8E
Date/Time: Thursday, July 11, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $5 depending on project, payable to instructor
Age/Level: Teens 14+, Adults, All Levels

Have you always wanted to put your story on paper? Are you a creative writer, a comic artist, an illustrator, or do you simply love books? This intro class addresses the fundamentals and possibilities of the zine format. Zine Art is a popular format because it is self-published, easily produced and can benefit your artistic practice personally and professionally. Join this class and share your story: every voice matters, and zines are a powerful way to communicate ideas that you’re passionate about, no permission needed.

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Paper Lamps

CLASS ID: 6A8G
Date/Time: Saturday, June 29, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10-$15 depending on project, payable to instructor
Age/Level: Teens 14+, Adults, All Levels

Learn how to create a magic and beautiful lamp using only a piece of paper and your imagination! This workshop will apply the Japanese technique of Kirigami (cut and fold) to a common object such as a lamp.

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Cut’n’Fold: The Art of Kirigami and Paper Sculpture

CLASS ID: 6A8F
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10-$15 depending on project, payable to instructor
Age/Level: Teens 14+, Adults, All Levels

From Japanese culture this class will explore the technique called Kirigami. You will learn to turn a simple piece of paper into a beautiful pop-up card or into a 3D sculpture by cutting, folding, drawing, painting, and more. You will also explore how light and projection interacts with your 3D object and give it texture and new life. Outcomes can be: 3D paper sculptures, pop-up cards and booklets, paper architecture, small sets, prototypes for furniture.

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Art Journaling

CLASS ID: 7AME
Date/Time: Saturday, July 13, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: $21 Member/$27 Non-Member
Material Fee: $8 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Transform a plain lined journal into a work of art to hold your thoughts, hopes and dreams. Learn some easy ways that will have you looking forward to writing in your journal. We will use collage materials, colored pens and pencils to:
• Make a vision board cover
• Sprinkle inspirational pictures and words throughout the pages
• Use punches to zoom in on motivational images
• Learn some doodles and dangles to enhance the pages
• Make Washi Tape doors and windows Come ready to create!

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Zentangle Inspired Treasure Box

CLASS ID: 6A2C
Date/Time: Friday, June 28, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: $21 Member/$27 Non-Member
Material Fee: $8 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 15+, All Levels

Using paper templates we will make treasure boxes decorated with tangles and doodles. We will fold boxes in several 3-dimensional multi-sided shapes including a pyramid, cube, dodecahedron. There will also be other shapes to try.

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Papermaking 101

CLASS ID: 6A8E
Date/Time: Friday, June 14, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuition: $52 Member/$67 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

In this class, students will learn about the history of western papermaking and then step outside to make some colorful sheets of their own. After the basic skills are mastered, decorative options such as inclussions, two-plys and stencils will be explored. Wear casual clothes and shoes that can get wet.

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My Favorite Artist: Lois Ehlert

Class ID: B909
Wednesday, August 7
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-10

Lois Ehlert is a Wisconsin-born illustrator. She has written and illustrated dozens of picture books which explore and explain the natural world in her distinctive paper collage style. We will make beautiful, colorful art inspired by her work in this fun class!

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Torn Magazine Paper “Painting”

Class ID: B807
Thursday, August 1
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 8-12

Working on canvas board we will draw a simple still life or landscape of our choice then fill it with lots of torn magazine paper bits in coordinating colors. Learn this fun technique and make more of your our paper “paintings” at home!

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Origami Boxes and Baskets

Class ID: B702
Tuesday, July 23
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ages 8-13

Origami is the art of Japanese paper folding. We will fold a set of boxes in the colors of the rainbow. They are graduated sizes that will nest together or build a tower. We will also learn how to fold a basket. Then we will decorate them with rubber stamps and colored pencils.

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Woven Paper Art Journal

Class ID: B213
Thursday, June 20
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 8-12

We will use many kinds of paper to make a one-of-a-kind art journal for all our summer sketching. Learn both paper weaving and book-making techniques in this fun class!

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