ArtVentures: Art Camp for Adults

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ArtVentures: Art Camp for Adults, ages 21 and older

image3 Hours (days of the week and times vary)

All Skill Levels, All Supplies Included

Mediums will vary from class to class. 

Snacks, beverages provided

Each camper will go home with a completed project, an Art Center Sarasota apron and and a certificate. 

Cost: $55m/65nm

 

ArtVentures is a newly developed program based on feedback from members and parents wishing that they could go to Art Camp in the summer too.  Our amazingly creative team of camp teachers has developed a series of classes inspired by projects that they taught in camp.

Classes are Listed Below, Click image or scroll down.

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Something Worth Dyeing For 

imageFriday, December 14, 2018

9:30am-12:30pm

Teacher: Jane Harris 

All Skill Levels

Medium: Shibori Dyeing

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Dec 12


Learn to do “Shibori Dye” techniques in this week’s ArtVentures. “Shibori” is the Japanese word for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping the cloth and securing it before dyeing. After creating dyed work, students will be encouraged to utilize them in various other artistic creations.

ARTventure: December 14, 2018 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Dec 12

Cost: $55m/$65nm

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Bottle of Red, Bottle of White

imageFriday, January 11, 2019

9:30am-12:30pm

Teacher: Barbara Gerdeman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Cork Assemblage

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 8

During this session of ArtVentures campers will create works of art made from wine corks. It starts with an idea for the design. Then students will bring their design to life using wine corks – whole ones, cut ones, in different directions and orientations and even add watercolor to them if they like!

 ArtVenture: January 11, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 8

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Squash An Exploding Accordian!

imageThursday, January 17, 2019

6:00pm-9:00pm

Teacher: Barbara Gerdeman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Paper / Book Art

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 14

One book style – many names… you may know it as a “Squash Book” or “Explosion Book” or “Accordion Book”, but call it what you like, it’s what campers will be making in this session of ArtVentures. A simple and fun book to create, and a perfect item to showcase art work, poetry, pictures, collage…so many options. Once you make one, you’ll want to make more!

ArtVenture: January 17, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 14

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Welcome to the Machine

imageFriday, January 25, 2019

1:00pm-4:00pm

Teacher: Allison Lehti

All Skill Levels

Medium: Mixed Media Painting

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 23


Join us for “Creative mechanical drawing”, where ArtVentures campers will use pencil, acrylic layering, and oil pastels on canvas board to create a seemingly moving machine from their imaginations.

ArtVenture: January 25, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Jan 23

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Close, But No Cigar

imageWednesday, February 13, 2019

9:30am – 12:30pm

Teacher: Margaret Hillman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Altered Box/Mixed Media

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 11


There’s no cigars, but there are the fabulous boxes they come in and this session’s ArtVentures campers will have the fun assignment of turning them in to works of art! Students will use mixed media and assemblage techniques to create altered cigar boxes.

ArtVenture: February 13, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 11

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Tunnel Vision

imageWednesday, February 27, 2019

9:30am-12:30pm

Teacher: Margaret Hillman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Paper Cutting/Book Art

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 22


In this session of ArtVentures, campers will create books with ‘tunnel vision”. Using markers, pens and cut paper your creative vision will take on a life of its own in this unique approach to bookmaking!

ArtVenture: February 27, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 22

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Hit The Floor!

imageThursday, February 28, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Teacher: Barbara Gerdeman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Floor Cloth/Canvas Art

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 25

 

Art is not just for walls…art can look great on the floor as well! Art Ventures campers will learn how to make floor cloths and will design and paint them for a beautiful piece of art that will add color and character to any room.

ArtVenture: February 28, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Feb 25

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Build Me Up

imageFriday, March 15, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm

Teacher: Barbara Gerdeman

All Skill Levels

Medium: 3D Cardboard Construction/Painting

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 12

Campers will use cardboard, plastic lids, paint and hot glue to create 3 Dimensional works of art and paint them taking inspiration from Romero Britto. Subject matter will be animals - real or imagined. Students will be encouraged to think outside of the “cardboard box”…

ArtVenture: March 15, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 12

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Near & Dear

imageTuesday, March 19, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Teacher: Barbara Gerdeman

All Skill Levels

Medium: Acrylic Painting/Mixed Media

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 15 

 

Bring a photo of something of you love – a favorite flower, fruit, or vegetable – and then using a viewfinder, we’ll zoom in on the image to create a “macro” type image. Composition, scale and balance will be discussed. From the cropped image, campers will create an acrylic painting and will also be encouraged to use other things like soft pastel and sharpie markers in their artwork. No drawing skills necessary!

ArtVenture: March 19, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 15

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Wire It Up

imageFriday, March 29, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm

Teacher: Allison Lehti

All Skill Levels

Medium: 3D Wire Sculpture

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 26

Wire sculpture that can be functional art... during this session of ArtVentures, campers will use wire, wooden blocks and other items to create beautiful wire sculptures than can double as useful home accessories!

ArtVenture: March 29, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Mar 26

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Spring is Here

imageTuesday, April 9, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm

Teacher: Jane Harris

All Skill Levels

Medium: Ink & Printmaking

MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Apr 5

ArtVentures campers will use watercolor paper, Ink, and create their own flower blossom stamps to make lovely spring tree art works.

 

ArtVenture: April 9, 2019 - MUST PRE-REGISTER - CLOSES Apr 5

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