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Session 4


SESSION 4: July 13-17

9:00am – 12:00pm

Mixed Media: Looks Good Enough to Eat 
Grades K-2

Instructor: Sonya Drum

Explore the realm of food inspired art. Students will create food paintings and sculptures in the style of Pop Art artists such as Claes Oldenburg and Wayne Thiebaud. Yum-tastic!

Grades 3rd-5th

Instructor: Emily Howard

Did you know that people, from Indonesia to Africa, have been using the ancient art of waxing and dyeing on fabric for over 1,000 years? Students will create paintings, t-shirts and other fabric creations, as well as learn about color theory and design.

Textiles: Shibori & Indigo Dyeing 
Grades 7th-10th
Instructor: Susan Fennell

Create patterns on fabric using shibori resist techniques in stitching, board clamping, folding, binding and pole wrapping. Students will also explore the various aspects and challenges of maintaining the indigo dye vat. Some cloth will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring fabric for their personal explorations as well as dishwashing gloves, aprons (or other suitable clothing) and small embroidery type scissors.

1:00 – 4:00pm

Awesome Action Painting: Pollock for Kids! 
Grades 3rd-5th grade

Instructor: Sonya Drum

Study the style and action painting techniques used by Jackson Pollock. Students will create personal artwork based on traditional action painting techniques. Activities include throwing, flicking, dripping, spattering, splattering, and spraying paint. Students will complete multiple works to celebrate their experience. Mess makers welcome!

Textile Printing: Texture, Pattern & Design    
Grades 7th-10th grade
Instructor: Emily Howard

Design your own T-shirts, fabric and one-of-a-kind textile wall hangings using low-tech and high-tech printing methods. Students will explore stamping, screen printing and digital printing, while looking at contemporary artists using similar techniques.