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Art Xpress

3-week mini-session in April and May exploring art—from papier mâché to toy making!

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  • All art supplies are included!
  • Art Xpress deadline one week prior to class start date
  • Paper Mache Buddy class will be held in Pierce Room 104
  • Remaining Art Xpress classes take place at CSA Visual Art Studio:
1825 College Ave, Wheaton

 

Download the Art Xpress page from the Summer 2017 brochure (PDF)

Ages 4-6

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Paper Mâché Buddy 

Design and build your own three-dimensional buddy! Start with a base of paper mâché and a bottle, then embellish with paint, paper and found objects! This class fuels the young imagination to create a one-of-a-kind friend.

APR 12, 19, 26 | W | 9:30-10:30 am  
Pierce Chapel, Room 104 | $45
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Arts Faculty

 

Gr K-3

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Printmaking

Explore the basics of relief printmaking. Students will learn how to design and carve multiple print blocks. With their print blocks, they will learn how to develop repeated pattern prints on paper.

APR 22, 29, MAY 6 | SA | 9-10 am 
Art Studio | $45
Laura Tabbut, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Gr K-3

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Ceramic Robot Head

Explore the world of ceramics. Create a robot head using hand building techniques, then embellish it by adding features and textures all your own.  All that’s left is to select the perfect place to hang your creation!

APR 10, 17, 24 | M | 4-5 pm | Art Studio | $45
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Gr 4-8

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Cranky Toys

Become a toymaker! Create your own whimsical crank operated toy with moving parts. Students will use wire, beads and other upcycled objects while learning about simple mechanics.

APR 13, 20, 27 | TH | 5-6 pm | Art Studio | $45
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Gr 4-8

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Ceramic Crafty Creature

Create a functional crafty creature. Using hand building techniques, make a creature with unique features and textures. Your creature is sure to be fun and functional as a pencil holder or planter.

APR 10, 17, 24 | M | 5-7 pm | Art Studio | $55
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Gr 9-adult

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Colored Pencils

Learn while observing demonstrations and techniques such as varying pressure, strokes and layering. Create your own colorful artwork incorporating drawing, composition, color theory, value and form.

APR 12, 19, 26 | W | 6-8 pm| Art Studio | $55
Patricia Helbig, CSA Visual Art Faculty

 

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