Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, August 1 – 5
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels

Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, July 18 – 22
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels

Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, June 27 – July 1
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels

Clay: Earthworks

Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past.  Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available.  All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. All materials are provided.

Tuesdays, August 9 – September 13
5:30 – 8:30pm

Instructor: Karen Vetter
Ages: (15+) | All Levels

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Thursday, August 4 – 25
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, August 3 – 24
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Wednesday, July 6 – 27
6 – 9 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)

 

Outdoor Drawing and Painting

Improve your drawing skills and explore a variety of media in this fun and encouraging on location class. The instructor will be present to coordinate and offer individualized instruction upon request. Weekly demonstrations will encourage individuals to work through drawing challenges and explore their media of choice in this open format class. Students will focus on drawing buildings in perspective, drawing water, drawing plants and foliage as well as drawing people in motion. Students will work primarily on location at nearby Idlewild Park. The first day students will meet in front of the California Building located within Idlewild park. (75 Cowan Dr.)

Tuesdays, July 5 – 26
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

Supply list:

Suggested Supplies: The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

– Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
– Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
– Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
– Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
– Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
– Large kneaded eraser
– Pink pearl eraser
– Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
-optional: portable easel

Outdoor Drawing and Painting

Improve your drawing skills and explore a variety of media in this fun and encouraging on location class. The instructor will be present to coordinate and offer individualized instruction upon request. Weekly demonstrations will encourage individuals to work through drawing challenges and explore their media of choice in this open format class. Students will focus on drawing buildings in perspective, drawing water, drawing plants and foliage as well as drawing people in motion. Students will work primarily on location at nearby Idlewild Park. The first day students will meet in front of the California Building located within Idlewild park. (75 Cowan Dr.)

Tuesdays, June 7 – 28
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

Supply list:

Suggested Supplies: The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

– Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
– Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
– Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
– Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
– Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
– Large kneaded eraser
– Pink pearl eraser
– Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
-optional: portable easel

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn.

Thursday, June 2 – 23
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (18+) | All Levels

Supply list: Show a confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

  • Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
  • Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
  • Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
  • Medium and Support Items:
  • Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
  • Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
  • Large kneaded eraser
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
  • Clean small rags
  • Sandpaper pad for sharpening drawing mediums
  • Stumps for blending (optional)