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Summer Teen Art Studios

Ages 13 – 17

Summer Teen Art Academy at Silvermine will inspire young artists with challenging, fun and unique opportunities for creative expression. Led by professional teaching artists, and featuring structured learning in a safe and supportive environment, Silvermine summer programs in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography and jewelry are your young artist’s pathway to new artistic adventures.

Students should bring a NUT–FREE snack.
All snacks must have original ingredient label (printed by the manufacturer). If snack does not have a label, it will be put away and returned to students at the end of class. The school provides all materials. Age groups are strictly enforced. Please contact the School Office, 203–966–6668, ext. 2, Monday–Friday from 9am to 5pm with any questions or to register.

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JUNE 18–22

Morning Afternoon

JUNE 25–29

Morning Afternoon

JULY 2–6 *

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JULY 9–13

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JULY 16–20

Morning Afternoon

JULY 23–27

Morning Afternoon

JULY 30–AUG 3

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AUG 6–10

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AUG 13–17

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AUG 20–24

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* (no classes July 4th)



JUNE 18 – 22 · MORNING

Teen Pottery

Ages: 10-13
Jon Puzzuoli
Monday – Thursday | 9:30am – 12:30pm | $320
Four-Day | June 18 – 21

Let your child's love of clay continue and build in this pottery workshop. Each day will have a unique project that gives each student room to explore their own spin on a topic. More sculptural elements and advanced techniques will be explored. We will use slabs, pinch pots, coils and various texturing tools to turn a lump of earth into a piece of art! The last day we will add color with under glazes. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11-15
Jennifer O'Connell Reid
Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 1:00pm | $420
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

In this workshop, students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, oil painting and mixed media. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Youth Enameling

Ages: 12-14
Gail Bradshaw
Monday – Thursday | 10:00am – 1:00pm | $300
Four-Day | June 18 – 21

Discover the magic of fusing glass to metal. Create amazing, colorful pendants, and other small pieces of jewelry. Basic introduction includes preparation and application of enamel, working with opaque and transparent colors and a variety of dry sifting techniques. Explore experimental as well as traditional techniques. The school will provide all materials unless the use of fine silver is desired. For safety reasons, long pants and closed toe shoes are required in the studio. No experience necessary.

Youth Portrait Painting

Ages: 14-17
Justin Wiest
Monday – Friday | 9:30am – 12:30pm | $390
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

This workshop will work with a clothed model exploring both the face. Students may work with a variety of painting media to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading and composition. Students will develop skills for painting the portrait, working from the clothed model. Emphasis will be on developing painting skills while gaining self–confidence.

Youth Metal Sculpture

Ages: 14-17
Mark Andreas
Monday – Friday | 9am – 12:30pm | $390
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

This is an intensive workshop for all levels. We will learn the methods and techniques to create traditional, contemporary and functional three–dimensional pieces of art. There will be demonstrations of various pieces of equipment, including oxy–acetylene and electric arc welding. Among many other lessons, forging will introduce students to the concept of annealing and hardening of metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

JUNE 18 – 22 · AFTERNOON

Youth Landscape Painting

Ages: 11-14
Wendy MacCordy
Monday – Friday | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | $340
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

Painting outdoors, students will explore the many facets of the landscape. We will explore composition, develop tonal sketches, achieve perspective, and good color sense, and translate it all into a dynamic landscape painting. Through demonstration and personal artistic guidance, each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable painting skills. Students may work with a variety of drawings to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition.

Pottery: Throw On!

Ages: 11-15
Lisa Scroggins
Monday – Friday | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | $360
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

Whether you have taken classes before or have never been on the wheel, during this workshop you will learn the basics of working on the potter's wheel in a supportive environment. We will throw bowls, and learn small plates and vase forms and decoration techniques (including glazing) will be taught with lots of hands–on instruction and demonstrations. The school provides the clay. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Exploring Sculpture

Ages: 13-17
Mark Andreas
Monday – Friday | 1:00pm – 4:30pm | $400
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the art of sculpture. Students will be exposed to contemporary and modern sculptors and have an opportunity to work hands–on with the materials learning the techniques and methods of sculpture. Students will learn the fundamentals of sculpting in clay, wood and metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

Figure Drawing

Ages: 14-17
Justin Wiest
Monday – Friday | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | $390
Five-Day | June 18 – 22

Students will start by capturing the dynamics and energy of a pose, using fast sketches and gestural drawings. The students will work from a live nude model. Students will receive personal attention in the process of creating a fully modeled figure drawing, as well as attaining knowledge of representing the human form in a convincingly realistic manner. Parental permission is required due to the use of professional male and female nude figure models.

Youth Enameling

Ages: 14-17
Gail Bradshaw
Monday – Thursday | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | $300
Four-Day | June 18 – 21

Discover the magic of fusing glass to metal. Create amazing, colorful pendants, and other small pieces of jewelry. Basic introduction includes preparation and application of enamel, working with opaque and transparent colors and a variety of dry sifting techniques. Explore experimental as well as traditional techniques. The school will provide all materials unless the use of fine silver is desired. For safety reasons, long pants and closed toe shoes are required in the studio. No experience necessary.

JUNE 25 – 29 · MORNING

Exploring Photography: Pinhole, Film and Digital

Ages: 10-13
Bruce Dunbar
Monday – Thursday | 9:30am – 12:30pm | $310
Four-Day | June 25 – 28

Students will have the chance to investigate different photographic practices. We will explore the pinhole camera, the 35mm camera and film, and the digital camera. We will cover principles of photography, composition and design. Film cameras will be available for students to use during class sessions. Students will receive a roll of film and one package of paper.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 11-13
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday – Thursday | 9:30am – 12:30pm | $350
Four-Day | June 25 – 28

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11-15
Lisa Arnold
Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 1:00pm | $420
Five-Day | June 25 – 29

In this workshop, students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, oil painting and mixed media. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Youth Enameling

Ages: 12-14
Gail Bradshaw
Monday – Thursday | 10:00am – 1:00pm | $300
Four-Day | June 25 – 28

Discover the magic of fusing glass to metal. Create amazing, colorful pendants, and other small pieces of jewelry. Basic introduction includes preparation and application of enamel, working with opaque and transparent colors and a variety of dry sifting techniques. Explore experimental as well as traditional techniques. The school will provide all materials unless the use of fine silver is desired. For safety reasons, long pants and closed toe shoes are required in the studio. No experience necessary.

Boat Building

Ages: 13-17
Mark Andreas
Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 12:30pm | $400
Five-Day | June 25 – 29

This workshop is for the teen interested in wooden boats and woodworking. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of traditional boat building. Daily lectures will be given in tool use, boat design and wood technology. Learn how to use hand tools and techniques used in basic boatbuilding through the step-by-step instruction. At the end of the week, students will launch their boats into Guthrie Pond located on Silvermine's campus.

Hands, Feet and Face

Ages: 13-16
Nomi Silverman
Monday – Friday | 9:30am – 12:30pm | $390
Five-Day | June 25 – 29

You can stop hiding the hands in pockets and running the feet off the page. This workshop will teach you the easy way to incorporate those dreaded appendages. We will also work on drawing the face in different views.

JUNE 25 – 29 · AFTERNOON

Youth Drawing

Ages: 11–14
Lisa Arnold
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | June 25 – 29

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies from graphite, micron pens, pen and ink, colored pencils and more. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

Youth Oil Painting

Ages: 13–17
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 1pm– 4pm | $390
Five–Day | June 25 – 29

Teens will learn about the beautiful and unique features of painting. We will learn about setting up a palette, color mixing, media, care of materials, and safety. Students will be guided through the process of creating painting. Composition and perspective will be taught as we work both in the studio and outside.

Pottery: Throw On!

Ages: 13–17
Lisa Scroggins
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $360
Five–Day | June 25 – 29

Whether you have never touched clay or you have taken classes before, during this wheel throwing workshop you will learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel in a supportive environment. We will construct simple projects using the basic forms of cylinders, bowls and plates, and decoration techniques (including glazing) will be taught with lots of hands–on instruction and demonstrations. The school provides the clay. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 14-17
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $350
Four–Day | June 25 – 28

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Youth Enameling

Ages: 14–17
Gail Bradshaw
Monday–Thursday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $300
Four–Day | June 25 – 28

Discover the magic of fusing glass to metal. Create amazing, colorful pendants, and other small pieces of jewelry. Basic introduction includes preparation and application of enamel, working with opaque and transparent colors and a variety of dry sifting techniques. Explore experimental as well as traditional techniques. The school will provide all materials unless the use of fine silver is desired. For safety reasons, long pants and closed toe shoes are required in the studio. No experience necessary.

Youth Metal Sculpture

Ages: 14–17
Mark Andreas
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4:30pm | $400
Five–Day | June 25 – 29

This is an intensive workshop for all levels. We will learn the methods and techniques to create traditional, contemporary and functional three–dimensional pieces of art. There will be demonstrations of various pieces of equipment, including oxy–acetylene and electric arc welding. Among many other lessons, forging will introduce students to the concept of annealing and hardening of metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

Exploring Photography: Pinhole, Film and Digital

Ages: 14–17
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $310
Four–Day | June 25 – 28

Students will have the chance to investigate different photographic practices. We will explore the pinhole camera, the 35mm film camera and the digital camera. Principles of photography, composition and design will be covered. Film cameras will be available for students to use during class sessions. Students receive a roll of film and one package of paper. Students need to provide a digital camera. No experience necessary.

JULY 2 – 6 · MORNING

(No Classes July 4th)


Let's Face It

Ages: 11–14
Wendy MacCordy
Monday & Tuesday | 9am–1pm | $230
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

Students will spend time studying the dynamics of the face and create a self–portrait in oils. Understanding the proportions and planes of the face is crucial and by using several techniques they will achieve success. The self–portrait is a valuable learning tool and has been used by artists through the centuries from Rembrandt to Van Gogh.

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11–14
Wendy MacCordy
Thursday & Friday | 9am–1pm | $230
Two–Day | July 5 & 6

In this workshop, students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, painting, printmaking and the three–dimensional form. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Landscape Painting & Drawing

Ages: 13–16
Nomi Silverman
Monday & Tuesday | 9:30pm–12:30pm | $200
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

Painting outdoors, around the beautiful Silvermine campus, students will explore the many facets of the landscape. We will explore composition, develop tonal sketches, achieve perspective; good color sense, and translate it all into a dynamic landscape painting. Through demonstration and personal artistic guidance, each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable painting skills. Students may work with a variety of drawings to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition.

Exploring Sculpture

Ages: 13–17
Mark Andreas
Monday & Tuesday | 9am–12:30pm | $240
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the art of sculpture. Students will be exposed to contemporary and modern sculptors and have an opportunity to work hands–on with the materials learning the techniques and methods of sculpture. Students will learn the fundamentals of sculpting in clay, wood and metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

Exploring Sculpture

Ages: 13–17
Justin Perlman
Thursday & Friday | 9am–12:30pm | $240
Two–Day | July 5 & 6

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the art of sculpture. Students will be exposed to contemporary and modern sculptors and have an opportunity to work hands–on with the materials learning the techniques and methods of sculpture. Students will learn the fundamentals of sculpting in clay, wood and metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

JULY 2 – 6 · AFTERNOON

(No Classes July 4th)


Teen Pottery

Ages: 10-13
Jon Puzzuoli
Thursday & Friday | 1pm–4pm | $220
Two-Day | July 5 & 6

Let your child's love of clay continue and build in this pottery workshop. Each day will have a unique project that gives each student room to explore their own spin on a topic. More sculptural elements and advanced techniques will be explored. We will use slabs, pinch pots, coils and various texturing tools to turn a lump of earth into a piece of art! The last day we will add color with under glazes. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Youth Art Studio: Sketching and Painting

Ages: 11-14
Wendy MacCordy
Monday & Tuesday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $200
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

Students of all levels of experience who want to explore the magic of drawing and painting are invited to join this fun class. Through group and one–on–one instruction, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of color, line, and texture and shape techniques while exploring different styles of modern artists. Projects include drawing and painting from still life, landscape, portraiture and students’ own creations.

Youth Landscape Painting

Ages: 11-15
Wendy MacCordy
Thursday & Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $200
Two–Day | July 5 & 6

Painting outdoors, students will explore the many facets of the landscape. We will explore composition, develop tonal sketches, achieve perspective, and good color sense, and translate it all into a dynamic landscape painting. Through demonstration and personal artistic guidance, each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable painting skills. Students may work with a variety of drawings to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition.

Pottery: Throw On!

Ages: 13–17
Lisa Scroggins
Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri | 1pm–4pm | $320
Four–Day | July 2, 3, 5 & 6

Whether you have never touched clay or you have taken classes before, during this wheel throwing workshop you will learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel in a supportive environment. We will construct simple projects using the basic forms of cylinders, bowls and plates, and decoration techniques (including glazing) will be taught with lots of hands–on instruction and demonstrations. The school provides the clay. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Youth Wood Working

Ages: 13–17
Mark Andreas
Monday & Tuesday | 1pm–4:30pm | $240
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

This is an intensive workshop for all levels. We will learn the methods and techniques to create traditional, contemporary and functional three–dimensional pieces of art. Students will learn the art of carving wood and creating functional 3–dimensional artwork. There will be an introduction to tools such as chisels, rasps and gouges. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing. Long hair must be tied back.

Drawing One's Self

Ages: 13–16
Nomi Silverman
Monday & Tuesday| 1pm–4pm | $200
Two–Day | July 2 & 3

Students will spend time studying the dynamics of the face and create a self–portrait. Understanding the proportions and planes of the face is crucial and by using several techniques they will achieve success. The self–portrait is a valuable learning tool and has been used by artists through the centuries from Rembrandt to Van Gogh.

Youth Metal Sculpture

Ages: 14–17
Justin Perlman
Thursday & Friday | 1pm–4:30pm | $240
Two–Day | July 5 & 6

This is an intensive workshop for all levels. We will learn the methods and techniques to create traditional, contemporary and functional three–dimensional pieces of art. There will be demonstrations of various pieces of equipment, including oxy–acetylene and electric arc welding. Among many other lessons, forging will introduce students to the concept of annealing and hardening of metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

JULY 9 – 13 · MORNING

Exploring Photography: Polaroid, Tintype and Digital

Ages: 10–13
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $310
Four–Day | July 9–12

Students explore Polaroid, digital and the original instant photograph Tintypes. Students will work in each process, and across processes, and explore Polaroids through shooting, emulsion image transfers, lifts, and use of the day–lab printer. Students will also gain insight into the tintype process, which yields a one–of–a–kind positive image. The digital process will be utilized with both Polaroids and tintypes. The school provides cameras. No experience necessary.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 11-13
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $350
Four–Day | July 9 – 12

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Youth Portrait Painting

Ages: 11-14
Shabiroon Veeren
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

This workshop will work with a clothed model exploring both the face. Students may work with a variety of painting media to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading and composition. Students will develop skills for painting the portrait, working from the clothed model. Emphasis will be on developing painting skills while gaining self–confidence.

Computer Graphics and Design

Age: 13-17
Mathew DiGiovanna
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $400
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

Students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and the fundamentals of the digital imaging software in a fun and relaxed way in order to make you comfortable with the programs. Students will complete projects utilizing the many tools and adjustments that these programs have to offer. We will learn about the basic tool functions, adjustment options and other ways to create artwork. Adobe programs are foundation programs for most college and career art programs. Students can use their own laptops with the proper programs installed/downloaded. Students should bring a flash drive or external hard drive (at least 4GB storage), materials to work with, including photographs of personal importance, etc.

Youth Drawing

Ages: 14–17
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $460
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies from graphite, micron pens, pen and ink, colored pencils and more. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

Teen Printmaking

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

If you are an artist interested in printmaking, this is the workshop for you. Traditional printmaking techniques will enable an artist to print a certain amount of prints (edition) from a handmade plate. Print your favorite drawing or create something abstract. Then print your inked surface on Plexiglas plate onto paper using a printing press.

JULY 9–13 · AFTERNOON

Teen Pottery

Ages: 10–13
Jon Puzzuoli
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $320
Four–Day | July 9 – 12

Let your child's love of clay continue and build in this pottery workshop. Each day will have a unique project that gives each student room to explore their own spin on a topic. More sculptural elements and advanced techniques will be explored. We will use slabs, pinch pots, coils and various texturing tools to turn a lump of earth into a piece of art! The last day we will add color with under glazes. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11–15
Shabiroon Vereen
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

In this workshop students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, painting, printmaking and the three–dimensional form. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Creative Comics

Ages: 13–17
David Ferreira
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

If you have an interest in comic books, creating character driven stories and like to draw, this class is for you! Whether you love Super–heroes, Sci–fi, Manga, Fantasy or The Sunday Funnies, the structure within is all the same. Students will learn about storytelling and pacing, page layout, character design, drawing and composing for comics, simple perspective, inking techniques and some tips on lettering their comics. Students should a personal sketchbook if they have one.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 14-17
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $350
Four–Day | July 9 – 12

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Hands, Feet and Face

Ages: 13–16
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

You can stop hiding the hands in pockets and running the feet off the page. This workshop will teach you the easy way to incorporate those dreaded appendages. We will also work on drawing the face in different views.

Exploring Photography: Polaroid, Tintype and Digital

Ages: 14–17
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $310
Four–Day | July 9 – 12

Students explore Polaroid; digital and the original instant photograph Tintypes. Students will work in each process, and across processes, and explore Polaroid through shooting, emulsion image transfers, lifts, and use of the day–lab printer. Students will also gain insight into the tintype process, which yields a one–of–a–kind positive image. The digital process will be utilized with both Polaroid and tintypes. The school provides cameras. No experience necessary.

The Art of Biological Illustration

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | July 9 – 13

Emphasis on the basics of biological illustration; the use of technical illustration to visually communicate the structure and specific details of biological subjects of study found in nature; will focus on five techniques: pen and ink, carbon dust, colored pencil, watercolor and collaging.

JULY 16 – 20 · MORNING

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11–14
Wendy MacCordy
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

In this workshop students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, painting, printmaking and the three–dimensional form. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Computer Graphics and Design

Ages: 13-17
Mathew DiGiovanna
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $420
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

Students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and the fundamentals of the digital imaging software in a fun and relaxed way in order to make you comfortable with the programs. Students will complete projects utilizing the many tools and adjustments that these programs have to offer. We will learn about the basic tool functions, adjustment options and other ways to create artwork. Adobe programs are foundation programs for most college and career art programs. Students can use their own laptops with the proper programs installed/downloaded. Students should bring a flash drive or external hard drive (at least 4GB storage), materials to work with, including photographs of personal importance, etc.

Figure Drawing

Ages: 14-17
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

Students will start by capturing the dynamics and energy of a pose, using fast sketches and gestural drawings. The students will work from a live nude model. Students will receive personal attention in the process of creating a fully modeled figure drawing, as well as attaining knowledge of representing the human form in a convincingly realistic manner. Parental permission is required due to the use of professional male and female nude figure models.

Yoga and Art Making

Ages: 14-17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

If you are a beginner yogi and you love art, this class is for you. The instructor will teach the foundations needed to grow your practice in a Vinyasa flow linking breath with movement for one hour each day. The remaining two hours will go right into a creative Zen process exploring different media and techniques such as painting, drawing and collaging. Yoga, art making and music combined will open your mind and soul for deep reflection and relaxation.

JULY 16–20 · AFTERNOON

Exploration of Artistic Mediums

Ages: 11–14
Jennifer O'Connell Reid
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm– 4:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

This workshop will explore various media, introducing students to a new way of working or enforce skills already learned. We will work in a variety of media such as pen and ink, watercolor, giant oil sticks, pastels, collage and more! Students will be encouraged to use their unique imagination through the exploration of layering and combining materials and techniques.

Drawing the Landscape

Ages: 14–17
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

Students will learn to simplify the general order of a landscape and quickly capture the main components of how light changes as the sun shifts positions. Students will gain a greater understanding of the subtle shifts of light. Composition, drawing, color and tone, as well as different approaches from varying schools in the realm of landscape, will be discussed.

Skateboard Art

Ages: 10–13
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $350
Five–Day | July 16 – 20

As a visual art form design your own skateboard graphics; colorful decks, logos and layouts to illustrate the history of skateboarding through use of stencils, acrylic paint and oil based paint pens. Observe the wacky world of graphic artists and the insight to the creative evolution of the sport.

JULY 23 – 27 · MORNING

Teen Pottery

Ages: 10–13
Jon Puzzuoli
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $320
Four–Day | July 23 – 26

Let your child's love of clay continue and build in this pottery workshop. Each day will have a unique project that gives each student room to explore their own spin on a topic. More sculptural elements and advanced techniques will be explored. We will use slabs, pinch pots, coils and various texturing tools to turn a lump of earth into a piece of art! The last day we will add color with under glazes. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Teen Art Studio: Exploring Different Media

Ages: 11–14
Shabiroon Veereen
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | July 23 – 27

This workshop will explore various media introducing students to a new way of working or enforce the skills already learned. We will work in a variety of media such as oil paint, on various surfaces, giant oil sticks, some ink and we will throw in some new watercolor techniques. Come try some new things and be amazed at what there is out there besides the simple pencil or marker.

Youth Oil Painting

Ages: 14–17
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 23 – 27

Teens will learn about the beautiful and unique features of painting. We will learn about setting up a palette, color mixing, media, care of materials, and safety. Students will be guided through the process of creating painting. Composition and perspective will be taught as we work both in the studio and outside.

The Art of Biological Illustration

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 23 – 27

Emphasis on the basics of biological illustration; the use of technical illustration to visually communicate the structure and specific details of biological subjects of study found in nature; will focus on five techniques: pen and ink, carbon dust, colored pencil, watercolor and collaging.

JULY 23 – 27 · AFTERNOON

Youth Portrait Painting

Ages: 11-14
Shabiroon Veeren
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 23 – 26

This workshop will work with a clothed model exploring both the face. Students may work with a variety of painting media to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading and composition. Students will develop skills for painting the portrait, working from the clothed model. Emphasis will be on developing painting skills while gaining self–confidence.

Hands, Feet and Head

Ages: 13-16
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $390
Five–Day | July 23 – 27

You can stop hiding the hands in pockets and running the feet off the page. This workshop will teach you the easy way to incorporate those dreaded appendages. We will also work on drawing the face in different views.

Skateboard Art

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $350
Five–Day | July 23 – 27

As a visual art form design your own skateboard graphics; colorful decks, logos and layouts to illustrate the history of skateboarding through use of stencils, acrylic paint and oil based paint pens. Observe the wacky world of graphic artists and the insight to the creative evolution of the sport.

JULY 30 – AUGUST 3  MORNING

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 11-13
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $350
Four–Day | July 30 – August 2

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Let's Face It

Ages: 11–14
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | July 30–August 3

Students will spend time studying the dynamics of the face and create a self–portrait in oils. Understanding the proportions and planes of the face is crucial and by using several techniques they will achieve success. The self–portrait is a valuable learning tool and has been used by artists through the centuries from Rembrandt to Van Gogh.

Youth Drawing

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $450
Five–Day | July 30–August 3

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

Skateboard Art

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30 am–12:30pm | $350
Five–Day | July 30 – August 3

As a visual art form design your own skateboard graphics; colorful decks, logos and layouts to illustrate the history of skateboarding through use of stencils, acrylic paint and oil based paint pens. Observe the wacky world of graphic artists and the insight to the creative evolution of the sport.

JULY 30–AUGUST 3 · AFTERNOON

Youth Drawing

Ages: 11–14
Nomi Silverman
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 30 – August 3

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies from graphite, micron pens, pen and ink, colored pencils and more. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 14–17
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $350
Four–Day | July 30 – August 2

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Character Creation

Ages: 13–17
David Ferreira
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $340
Five–Day | July 30 – August 3

Do you want to learn how to make great characters for animation, comics, picture books, games and fantasy? In Character Creation you will learn everything you need to know to bring the characters you imagine to life. We will use expression, color, shape, movement and design and discuss making costumes and clothing that work. Students will learn the standards used by animators and artists to create several characters in class. This will be a fun experience for those that like to draw. A personal sketchbook is recommended but not required.

Youth Portrait Painting

Ages: 13–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | July 30–August 3

This workshop will work with a clothed model exploring both the face. Students may work with a variety of painting media to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading and composition. Students will develop skills for painting the portrait, working from the clothed model. Emphasis will be on developing painting skills while gaining self–confidence.

Teen Printmaking

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | July 30 – August 3

If you are an artist interested in printmaking, this is the workshop for you. Traditional printmaking techniques will enable an artist to print a certain amount of prints (edition) from a handmade plate. Print your favorite drawing or create something abstract. Then print your inked surface on Plexiglas plate onto paper using a printing press.

AUGUST 6 – 10 · MORNING

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11–14
Shabiroon Veeren
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

Students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, oil painting, printmaking and the three–dimensional form. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Landscape Painting

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

Painting outdoors, around the beautiful Silvermine campus, students will explore the many facets of the landscape. We will explore composition, develop tonal sketches, achieve perspective; good color sense, and translate it all into a dynamic landscape painting. Through demonstration and personal artistic guidance, each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable painting skills. Students may work with a variety of drawings to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition.

Teen Printmaking

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $340
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

If you are an artist interested in printmaking, this is the workshop for you. Traditional printmaking techniques will enable an artist to print a certain amount of prints (edition) from a handmade plate. Print your favorite drawing or create something abstract. Then print your inked surface on Plexiglas plate onto paper using a printing press.

AUGUST 6 – 10 · AFTERNOON

Teen Pottery

Ages: 10–13
Jon Puzzuoli
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $360
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

Let your child's love of clay continue and build in this pottery workshop. Each day will have a unique project that gives each student room to explore their own spin on a topic. More sculptural elements and advanced techniques will be explored. We will use slabs, pinch pots, coils and various texturing tools to turn a lump of earth into a piece of art! The last day we will add color with under glazes. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Let’s Face It!

Ages: 11–14
Shabiroon Veeren
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

In this workshop, students will studying the dynamics of the face and create a self–portrait in oils. Understanding the proportions and planes of the face is crucial and by using several techniques they will achieve success. The self–portrait is a valuable learning tool and has been used by artists through the centuries from Rembrandt to Van Gogh.

Youth Drawing

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

The Art of Biological Illustration

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | August 6 – 10

Emphasis on the basics of biological illustration; the use of technical illustration to visually communicate the structure and specific details of biological subjects of study found in nature; will focus on five techniques: pen and ink, carbon dust, colored pencil, watercolor and collaging.

AUGUST 13 – 17 · MORNING

Exploring Photography: Polaroid, Tintype and Digital

Ages: 10–13
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $310
Four–Day | August 13 – 16

Students will explore Polaroid, digital and the original instant photograph Tintypes. Students will work in each process, and across processes, and explore Polaroids through shooting, emulsion image transfers, lifts, and use of the day–lab printer. Students will also gain insight into the tintype process, which yields a one–of–a–kind positive image. The digital process will be utilized with both Polaroids and tintypes. The school provides cameras. No experience necessary.

Youth Drawing

Ages: 11–14
Lisa Arnold
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $390
Five–Day | August 13 – 17

Learn the fundamentals of drawing through demonstration and personal artistic guidance. Each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable drawing skills. Students will learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition. Students will work with a variety of drawing supplies from graphite, micron pens, pen and ink, colored pencils and more. Subject matter will include still life, figure/portrait, and landscape.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 14–17
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $350
Four–Day | August 13 – 16

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Youth Portrait Painting

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $470
Five–Day | August 13 –17

This workshop will work with a clothed model exploring both the face. Students may work with a variety of painting media to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading and composition. Students will develop skills for painting the portrait, working from the clothed model. Emphasis will be on developing painting skills while gaining self–confidence.

Skateboard Art

Ages: 10–13
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $350
Five–Day | August 13 – 17

As a visual art form design your own skateboard graphics; colorful decks, logos and layouts to illustrate the history of skateboarding through use of stencils, acrylic paint and oil based paint pens. Observe the wacky world of graphic artists and the insight to the creative evolution of the sport.

AUGUST 13 – 17 · AFTERNOON

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 11-13
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $350
Four–Day | August 13 – 16

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Hands, Feet and Face

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $390
Five–Day | August 13–17

You can stop hiding the hands in pockets and running the feet off the page. This workshop will teach you the easy way to incorporate those dreaded appendages. We will also work on drawing the face in different views.

Youth Fashion Illustration

Ages: 13–17
Lisa Arnold
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $390
Five–Day | August 13–17

This workshop is geared to the serious student who wants to learn stylized approaches to drawing the fashion figure and face. Exaggeration is the key to fashion illustration. All figure drawing rules are replaced with extreme and fun fashion drawing steps. We will also learn how to create inspiration boards, key for any designer. Learn about fashion illustration blogging and illustration. The Internet offers so much in terms of keeping on top of the newest looks and you can learn how to showcase your drawings.

Exploring Photography: Polaroid, Tintype and Digital

Ages: 14–17
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $310
Four–Day | August 13–16

Explore Polaroid; digital and the original instant photograph Tintypes. Students will work in each process, and across processes, and explore Polaroid through shooting, emulsion image transfers, lifts, and use of the day–lab printer. Students will also gain insight into the tintype process, which yields a one–of–a–kind positive image. The digital process will be utilized with both Polaroid and tintypes. The school provides cameras. No experience necessary.

Youth Jewelry

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $340
Five–Day | August 13–17

Learn the basics jewelry techniques. Create key chains, pendants, earrings and rings out of sheet metal and wire. Learn the basics of sawing, drilling, texturing, bending, and polishing jewelry. Wire wrapping techniques can be used to connect pieces, make clasps, and add ear wires. The metal provided by the school includes copper, brass and nickel. Students are welcome to bring and work in sterling silver. Suggestions on where to purchase sterling silver and other optional supplies will be discussed in class. Safety glasses as well as a sketchpad and sharpie marker are needed for class. No experience is necessary.

AUGUST 20 – 24 · MORNING

Exploring Photography: Pinhole, Film and Digital

(Ages: 10–13
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $310
Four–Day | August 20–23

Students will have the chance to investigate different photographic practices. We will explore the pinhole camera, the 35mm camera and film, and the digital camera. We will cover principles of photography, composition and design. Film cameras will be available for students to use during class sessions. Students will receive a roll of film and one package of paper.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 11-13
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $350
Four–Day | August 20 – 23

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Teen Art Studio

Ages: 11-15
Wendy MacCordy
Monday–Friday | 9am–1pm | $420
Five–Day | August 20 – 24

In this workshop, students will create a portrait, still life, landscape and sculpture. A different art technique will be introduced each day giving the young artist a chance to have fun exploring a variety of materials. There will be an overview of composition, perspective, and color mixing with drawing, painting and the three–dimensional form. Projects will change each session for students who wish to repeat.

Boat Building

Ages: 13–17
Mark Andreas
Monday–Friday | 9am–12:30pm | $400
Five–Day | August 20–24

This workshop is for the teen interested in wooden boats and woodworking. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of traditional boat building. Daily lectures will be given in tool use, boat design and wood technology. Learn how to use hand tools and techniques used in basic boatbuilding through the step-by-step instruction. At the end of the week, students will launch their boats into Guthrie Pond located on Silvermine’s campus.

Youth Metal Sculpture

Ages: 14–17
Justin Perlman
Monday–Friday | 9am–12:30pm | $400
Five–Day | August 20–24

This is an intensive workshop for all levels. We will learn the methods and techniques to create traditional, contemporary and functional three–dimensional pieces of art. There will be demonstrations of various pieces of equipment, including oxy–acetylene and electric arc welding. Among many other lessons, forging will introduce students to the concept of annealing and hardening of metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

Figure Drawing

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $390
Five–Day | August 20 – 24

Students will start by capturing the dynamics and energy of a pose, using fast sketches and gestural drawings. The students will work from a live nude model. Students will receive personal attention in the process of creating a fully modeled figure drawing, as well as attaining knowledge of representing the human form in a convincingly realistic manner. Parental permission is required due to the use of professional male and female nude figure models.

Yoga and Art Making

Ages: 14–17
Jessyca Ryan
Monday–Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm | $340
Five-Day | August 20–24

If you are a beginner yogi and you love art, this class is for you. The instructor will teach the foundations needed to grow your practice in a Vinyasa flow linking breath with movement for one hour each day. The remaining two hours will go right into a creative Zen process exploring different media and techniques such as painting, drawing and collaging. Yoga, art making and music combined will open your mind and soul for deep reflection and relaxation.

AUGUST 20 – 24 · AFTERNOON

Teen Landscape Painting

Ages: 11–14
Wendy MacCordy
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $340
Five–Day | August 20 – 24

Painting outdoors, students will explore the many facets of the landscape. We will explore composition, develop tonal sketches, achieve perspective, and good color sense, and translate it all into a dynamic landscape painting. Through demonstration and personal artistic guidance, each student will develop their unique artistic voice and gain informed and valuable painting skills. Students may work with a variety of drawings to learn the traditional techniques such as proportion, shading, and composition.

Creative Comics

Ages: 13–17
David Ferreira
Monday–Friday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $340
Five–Day | August 20–24

If you have an interest in comic books, creating character driven stories and like to draw, this class is for you! Whether you love Super–heroes, Sci–fi, Manga, Fantasy or The Sunday Funnies, the structure within is all the same. Students will learn about storytelling and pacing, page layout, character design, drawing and composing for comics, simple perspective, inking techniques and some tips on lettering their comics. Students should a personal sketchbook if they have one.

Pottery: Throw On!

Ages: 12–14
Jon Puzzuoli
Monday–Friday | 1pm– 4pm | $360
Five-Day | August 20–24

Whether you have never touched clay or you have taken classes before, during this five–day wheel throwing workshop you will learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel in a supportive environment. We will construct simple projects using the basic forms of cylinders, bowls and plates, and decoration techniques (including glazing) will be taught with lots of hands–on instruction and demonstrations. The school provides the clay. Clay pieces take three to four weeks to be fired. The school office will notify parents when pieces are ready to be picked up.

Exploring Sculpture

Ages: 13–17
Justin Perlman
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4:30pm | $400
Five-Day | August 20–24

Students will be introduced to the art of sculpture. Students will be exposed to contemporary and modern sculptors and have an opportunity to work hands–on with the materials learning the techniques and methods of sculpture. Students will learn the fundamentals of sculpting in clay, wood and metal. Students should wear work boots, long pants and sleeved cotton clothing and bring work gloves. Long hair must be tied back.

Glass Flame Working

Ages: 14–17
Stephanie Maddalena
Monday–Thursday | 1:30pm–4:30pm | $350
Four-Day | August 20 – 23

Learn what lampworking is all about! Starting at the very beginning, students will learn to make glass beads the way they have been made in Venice for centuries. Students will use colorful glass rods, silver and copper foils and enamels to personalize their beads. No experience is necessary, but students with some experience will have the chance to work with the instructor on more advanced techniques. Students need to wear long sleeves and pants. Must tie back hair.

Exploring Photography: Pinhole, Film and Digital

Ages: 14–17
Bruce Dunbar
Monday–Thursday | 1pm–4pm | $310
Four-Day | August 20–23

Students will have the chance to investigate different photographic practices. We will explore the pinhole camera, the 35mm film camera and the digital camera. Principles of photography, composition and design will be covered. Film cameras will be available for students to use during class sessions. Students receive a roll of film and one package of paper. Students need to provide a digital camera. No experience necessary.

Youth Oil Painting

Ages: 14–17
Justin Wiest
Monday–Friday | 1pm–4pm | $390
Five-Day | August 20–24

Teens will learn about the beautiful and unique features of painting. We will learn about setting up a palette, color mixing, media, care of materials, and safety. Students will be guided through the process of creating painting. Composition and perspective will be taught as we work both in the studio and outside.