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Friday, May 15, 2015

Summer Art Camp 2015 at The Arts Center of Clemson


This summer there are a variety of arts activities for aspiring young artists at The Arts Center of Clemson.  Their popular Summer Art Camp gives children opportunities to explore, create and exhibit at The Arts Center. 

They are offering 6 weeks of creativity and imagination: June 15-19, June 22-27, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24 and July 27-31
 
A full day of 2 classes is $220.00 per week.  Members of The Arts Center receive a 10% discount.  Click below to log in and check your membership status.  Join or renew first so the discount will apply when you register for classes.

Tuition is $110 per half-day class.
Preschool: Ages 4-5  Tuition is $95 per week
                   Ages 2-3  Tuition is $45 per week 

Members*: Log in to save 10%.

http://explorearts.org/events/summer-art-camp-2015/

The Art Department at Clemson University is proud to note that the Clemson Art Family is well presented amongst the faculty!  REGISTER HERE

ages 10+
SPINNING CLAY: WHEEL THROWING
Daniel Bare
Students will be inspired by the rich history of ceramics as a gateway to learning about their own imagination.  Students will produce functional wares while learning to use the pottery wheel.


ages 6-9 WEARABLE CERAMIC JEWELRY
Lindsey Elsey
Learn the art of ceramic beading and jewelry making using clay.  Ideas about adornment and learning to apply basic hand building skills to make their wearable are.


ages 6-9 ZOOMORPHIC CREATIVE CREATURES Daniel Bare
Discover the wonderful world of sculpting soft clay into creative zoomorphic animals.  Students will learn hand-building basics of pinching and coiling to make their projects and explore their imaginations.


ages 10+ THE POTTERY WHEEL: JAPANESE TEA BOWLS
Lindsey Elsey
Use the pottery wheel to explore the ancient traditions of tea bowls and tea culture using the pottery wheel.  Students will produce tea ware such as Japanese yunomi tea bowls!


ages 6-9 STORY TELLING TILES!
Lindsey Elsey

Students will learn the art of hand-building tiles from slabs using the slab roller!  We will use additive  and subtractive techniques to create fun imaginative stories and pattern tiles.  Students will produce single and multiple tiles for the wall and for use in the kitchen!


ages 10+ SELF PORTRAITURE Rebecca Beaird
We will be looking at self-portraiture in a new fun, mixed-media approach.  Come explore line and color!


ages 10+ INTRODUCTION TO THE POTTERY WHEEL
Rebecca Bearid
Get spinning clay using the pottery wheel and make your first pots.  All aspects of using the pottery wheel will be practiced and used.  Students will create functional pieces such as cups and bowls!  No experience needed.


ages 10+ INTRO TO POTTERY: GET INTO THE ZONE
Daniel Bare
Get spinning clay using the pottery wheel and make your first pots while learning about physical forces of gravity on the soft materials of clay.  All aspects of using the pottery wheel will be practiced and used.  Students will create functional pieces such as cups and bowls! No experience needed.


ages 6-9 GARDEN SCULPTURES
Rebecca Bearid
Students will use nature and the garden as a springboard into their imagination.  Students will create a collective pole as well as individual garden sculptures!  All hand building techniques will be explored to produce their sculptures.


ages 6-9 PLENTY OF PLATES AND PLATTERS: HAND BUILDING FUNCTION
Daniel Bare
Plates and platter, platters and plates, Oh MY!  Student will use coil and slab building techniques to create fancy plates and platters for the dinner table!  Hand building techniques will be explored to produce their functional dishes.


ages 10+ THE SPIN ZONE! INTRO/INTERMEDIATE POTTERY WHEEL
Lindsey Elsey
Welcome to the clay SPIN ZONE!  All aspects of using the pottery wheel will be practiced and used to create functional pieces such as cups and bowls!  This ZONE will explore intermediate level works.  Some experience on the pottery wheel welcomed but first time potters are welcomed, too.


ages 6-9 WIRE SCULPTURE
Rebecca Beaird
Wire is an exciting medium that is flexible with many possibilities.  The class will be using the wire to create sculptures with movement, dynamic composition and a variety of weights.


ages 6-9 PULL IT: CERAMIC TOY DESIGN
Daniel Bare
Design and create your very own pull ceramic pull toy.  Ceramic toys date as far back as the Egyptians!  Students learn more exciting details about ceramic history while using hand building methods such as coil and slab building to explore their imagination.


ages 10+ MIXED MEDIA SIGN
Rebecca Beaird
We will be working with a variety of materials from letters to collage to create a whimsical sign.  Come learn about combining a variety of elements to create a personalized piece of art.



ages 10+ THE SPIN ZONE 2! : INTRO/INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED POTTERY WHEEL
Lindsey Elsey
Welcome to the clay SPIN ZONE 2! All aspects of using the pottery wheel will be practiced and used to create functional pieces such as cups and bowls!  This ZONE will explore intermediate and advanced level works.  Some experience on the pottery wheel is welcomed, however first time potters are welcomed to join the SPIN ZONE!


ages 6-9 EGYPTIAN DRAWING
Rebecca Beaird
Let’s step back in time and design our own Egyptian sarcophagi and masks.  We will put on the hats of the pharaoh’s highest designers and use color, symbols, and jewels to create masterpieces that will make history.


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