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July 15-19: Sculpture

Pavia Justinian
Jul 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
12:30 PM-4:30 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 55.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 67.00

The Art Center
Ages 13-15 
Discover how to create 3-Dimensional form. Explore using different materials to create a sculptural piece.

July 22-25: Screen Printing

Eli Hall
Jul 22, 23, 24, 25
9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 50.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 62.00

CMU Fine Arts Building, Rm 302
Ages 13-18
Introduce concepts and techniques of screen printing within Graphic Design and Illustration. Become familiar with industry tools, equipment and processes.

July 22-26: Digital Painting

Brook Safken
Jul 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
12:30 PM-4:30 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 55.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 67.00

CMU Fine Arts Building, Rm 308
Ages 13-17
An introduction to the tools, methods, and concepts used to create digital paintings in Adobe Photoshop. No prior program experience required. Students will need a sketchbook and drawing materials.

Paint Sketching

Ned Axthelm
Jul 27, 28
10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 280.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 315.00

Improve brush handling, color mixing, and simplification of details by executing quick sketches in your chosen paint medium. This focused, intentional practice will free you from artistic inhibitions and open new possibilities for your art-making. Take your painting to the next level through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on exercises. Artists working at any level will benefit from the personal instruction and multiple paint sketching sessions each day in this workshop. Some painting experience is recommended.

July 29-Aug 2: Cartoon Art, Manga, and Comic Books

Rebecca Woods
Jul 29, 30, 31
Aug 1, 2
12:30 PM-4:30 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 55.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 67.00

CMU Fine Arts Building, Rm 302
Ages 13-17  
Bring your characters and ideas to life by learning about the basics of cartooning and storytelling through sequential pictures.

Sculpting Imaginary Characters

Ruth Wilson
Aug 17, 18, 24
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 240.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 275.00

Registration Deadline: August 3

2-day workshop plus 1-day painting finished character.

This fun workshop is dedicated to freedom of exploration, and exaggeration, doing away with right and wrong design. You will be creating a character even you have never seen before; therefore it is right as it is. Ruth will show slides of some of her characters and share their stories as brief examples of make believe. She will share tips, and examples of different sculpting techniques as needed. Please join the adventure and create your own "New Best Friend" for the fun of it.

Portraits in Charcoal

Chris Troutman
Sep 8 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Tuition: Members: $ 125.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 160.00

Registration Deadline: August 8
This half-day portrait workshop will focus on basic use of drawing materials, charcoal and charcoal pencil, as well as methods for drawing accurately, such as measuring and observing basic anatomy. The workshop will introduce the drawing materials during a demonstration, which will show how to sequence the use of charcoal and measuring, as well as the final goals of the drawing by reinforcing helpful vocabulary. Following the demonstration, problem-solving and further application of demo topics will be reviewed through one-on-one interaction, culminating with a brief group critique.