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Water Street Studios School of Art



Summer 2022

Ceramics for Young Artists(Ages 12- 16) (Clay Lab)

$200

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 1:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2.5 hours. Students will concentrate on the pottery wheel creating bowls, cylinders, and bottle forms. They will learn decoration and textures to design their forms and finish them with trimming a foot and adding handles. For handbuilding they will create slab-built mugs, bowls, plates, and cylinders. Different glazing techniques will be demonstrated to glaze their work to bring home a collection of creations at the end of this course.

This course can be repeated as needed.

 *Note: Designed for ages 12-16. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course.

 CER106.322.04                                                  

Ceramics for Young Artists(Ages 12- 16) (Clay Lab)

$200

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2.5 hours. Students will concentrate on the pottery wheel creating bowls, cylinders, and bottle forms. They will learn decoration and textures to design their forms and finish them with trimming a foot and adding handles. For handbuilding they will create slab-built mugs, bowls, plates, and cylinders. Different glazing techniques will be demonstrated to glaze their work to bring home a collection of creations at the end of this course.

This course can be repeated as needed.

 *Note: Designed for ages 12-16. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course.

CER106.322.05                                                                                              

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Clay Lab)

$290

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 7:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2.5 hours.This beginning wheel throwing course introduces the fundamental skills needed to create wheel thrown forms: cups, bowls, small vase forms. Trimming, carving, and adding handles are introduced to create more unique and individualized pieces. 

 

Participants will learn how to wedge clay, safely store artwork, and glaze their pieces by dunking and brushing. This class will focus on quantity and repetition of practice to build the skill for quality.                    

This course can be repeated as needed.

 *Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. During the duration of the class, our open studio hours will provide the opportunity for 27 extra hours a week to come in and work on your projects.

 CER100.322.10                                         

                                       

Color Pencil Techniques on Black (South Classroom)

$120

with Lisa Youngdahl

Calendar Jul 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join WSS resident artist Lisa Youngdahl explore color pencil on black! This may be your introduction to colored pencil or, if you have already used colored pencil, there are different techniques to learn for drawing on black. The vivid color against black adds “extra punch” to your drawing! 

Students will learn both basic colored pencil techniques and adapting these techniques to work on black board. The vivid color against a black board will add extra drama to your artwork! Starting with an underlaying drawing, the blending of layers of color will give a painterly quality to the drawings. Students will learn about additional tools that will help achieve the desired effects to their drawing. We will start with a tutorial lesson, then students will work on their own drawings with the guidance of the instructor. Students should bring references and ideas for drawings they would like to create. Students will need to provide their own set of 24 color Prismacolor Premier Pencils. These are available at local art supply stores and Amazon.

*If a repeat session is offered, it could be ongoing for students to continue their projects.

 instructor will provide a tutorial image and help you get started with your own Course# DRW107.322.01

What you will need:

  • 24 color Prismacolor Premier Pencils
  • Canson Black Drawing Board, 16”x20” - cut into four 8”x10” boards 
  • 9”x12” tracing paper pad
  • 2H pencil
  • 12” aluminum non-slip ruler (recommended)
  • Roll of scotch tape
  • Prisma color pencil sharpener (recommended)
  • Kneaded eraser

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

 More about Lisa at:

http://resolution-creative-services.com/lisa-smith-youngdahl/

 

Fashion Design and Merchandising For Teens (Ages 13-18)(South Classroom)

$115

with Juliana Gabriel

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this four week course, students will create their own very own fashion brand!  Juliana will teach students about fashion merchandising basics to help create a logo, statement, and brand identity. Then, students will go through the creative process of finding inspiration, creating a moodboard, and sketching; before finally designing their new brand’s premier collection. 

Must have first taken fashion illustration in order to take this course.

Week 1: Presentation providing background on fashion design, beginning to develop moodboard

Week 2: Choose brand name and develop brand statement, finalize mood board and color pallete

Week 3: Design logo and sketch collection

Week 4: Create finished fashion illustrations for collection

 What students will need to bring to first class:

  • Eraser
  • 2B Pencil
  • Artist marker set (ex: copic, blick studio, prisma color)
  • Multimedia sketchbook 11' X14' or larger
  • 05 Micron Pen

  #YTH.136.322.02

Cartoon Crash Course Workshop (for 13+)(North Classroom)

$45

with Matt Fitzpatrick

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join WSS art instructor, Matt Fitzpatrick, for this FUN summertime workshop for ages 13 +

Students will learn all the basics in the art of cartooning in this three hour workshop! 

This includes simplifying forms, creating action in motion and exaggeration of objects and characters.

 $12.00 Supply Fee included in class(Pencils, Paper, Pens, Rulers) 

DRW123.322.01

More on Matt:

Instagram.com/mattfitzcomics

Glaze Your Own Bowls Night: Clay Lab + South Classroom (Family Friendly, kids + adults)

$60

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jul 16, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come out with your family to this special one night glaze workshop! This workshop is for kids and adults (parents or grandparents)

This  course will introduce students to glazing techniques. Students will focus on specific glazing techniques that students can apply to already made bowls. Students will apply glaze techniques to bisqueware,  bowls will be pre made at Water Street Studios and  ready for students to learn how to glaze and paint ceramics in this one night workshop. Art Materials included in workshop. 

Each student will receive two bowls to glaze!

*Additional bowls will be available for purchase on the night of the workshop. (such as ice cream bowls, cereal bowls, chip and popcorn bowls, etc.)

Students will pick up their finished bowls after they are fired.

*This class is the perfect for beginners or for intermediate ceramic students. This will be a fun class, great for parents, grandparents and kids, friends and family! Reserve your spot, limited space.

CER.108.322.02

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Glaze Your Own Bowls Night: Clay Lab + South Classroom (Date night / Friends night, Adults only 18+)

$60

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jul 16, 2022 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Come out with your friends and family to this special one night glaze workshop! This workshop is for adults.

This course will introduce students to glazing techniques. Students will focus on specific glazing techniques that students can apply to already made bowls. Students will apply glaze techniques to bisqueware,  bowls will be pre made at Water Street Studios and  ready for students to learn how to glaze and paint ceramics in this one night workshop. Art Materials included in workshop. 

Each student will receive two bowls to glaze!

*Additional bowls will be available for purchase on the night of the workshop. (such as ice cream bowls, cereal bowls, chip and popcorn bowls, etc.)

Students will pick up their finished bowls after they are fired.

*This class is the perfect for beginners or for intermediate ceramic students. This will be a fun class, great for date night, or night with friends and family! Reserve your spot, limited space.

CER.108.322.01





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