Eagle River's Community Art Center

After School Art

The Warehouse Art Center in Eagle River offers its next round of After School Art classes starting in October 2018. This session includes two tracks: K-3 and 4-8. Each track is 5 sessions long, costs $75 per child (contact us for info on multi-sibling discounts and needs-based scholarships). Bussing from Northland Pines Schools is also available for Monday (4-8) and Thursday’s (K-3) after school sessions. 

Pieces of art created early in this series will be exhibited during our After School Art Exhibit on Friday, Nov 2nd from 5-7pm. Please plan to attend this free, family-friendly event.

 

After School Art for K- 3rd-grade students: Learn About Photography with Mrs. Norma!

Thursdays 4-5:30 Oct 4th- Nov 1st with Exhibit on Friday, Nov 2nd from 5-7pm

                           

Oct 4: Exploring cameras! Observe different cameras. Compare and contrast the differences between large format 4×5 and 35 mm. Discuss photographic principles and famous photographers. Make images.

Oct 11: Pinhole Photography! Make a basic pinhole camera and shoot a self-portrait.

Oct 18: Cyanotype lesson 1! Discuss Anna Atkins; explore the chemistry used; prep cotton fabric for image making.

Oct 25: Cyanotype lesson 2! Prep images and expose last week’s fabric to sunlight, rinse is specialized baths and hang to dry. Explore image transfer using tape.

Nov 1: Polaroids! Discuss history and explore Polaroid creation.

 

After School Art for 4th-8th grade students: Excursion to Japan thru ART with Debbie Ketchum Jircik!

Mondays 4-5:30 Oct 1st- Oct 29th with Exhibit on Friday, Nov 2nd from 5-7pm 

Oct 1: Suminigashi (floating ink drawings)

Oct 8: Sumi Brush Work (Shodo)

Oct 15: Origami (paper folding) and Orizomegami (paper folding with dyes)

Oct 22: Japan Blue/Indigo/Basic Shibori (“Japanese Tie Dye”)

Oct 29: Make Art inspired by the work of a contemporary Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama.

 

For more information about sibling discount or needs-based scholarships, please contact info@eagleriverart.com or call 715-479-4060.