Children and Teens

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If a motivated older teen is interested in experiencing the camaraderie and creative focus inherent in our adult classes, AVA welcomes their participation. Please call AVA at 603-448-3117 for more information.

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W19C01Art AdventuresAllison ZitoAges 6 - 9Art Adventures is an opportunity for elementary school children to discover great works of art, observe nature, and refine their skills while using new or familiar art materials, methods and techniques. Students will observe, investigate, make connections and create their own masterpieces inspired by great works of art and the natural world. We will draw, paint, build sculptures, print, make toys, and much more. Lessons will include cultural storytelling, games, history, and lots of fun!Thursdays, Jan 17 - Mar 28 (no class Feb 21)3:30pm - 5:30pm $195.50 $230

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W19C02Painting ExperimentsMargaret DwyerAges 10-14 (Middle School)Water media such as watercolor, inks, and acrylic paints are extremely versatile. Combine them with shaving cream, toothpaste, squeegees, waxed paper, cue tips, brayers and... The art scientist's laboratory is open open for business. Couple these experiments with traditional drawing and painting techniques to create an artistic breakthrough!Wednesdays, Jan 16 - Feb 133pm - 5 pm $195.50 $230

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W19C03Colorful Clay – Colorful Play Margaret DwyerAges 10-14 (Middle School)Polymer clay comes in many brilliant colors and its creative uses are endless. There will be lots of polymer clay, clay tools, cutters, and hand-crank pasta machines for conditioning clay and blending colors. Opportunity abounds for experimention ? making miniature villages, fish ponds, and creatures are just a few ideas.Wednesdays, Feb 27 - Mar 273pm - 5pm $136.00 $160

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W19C04Gutenberg's Apprentices – Intro to Printmaking Derek BellAges 10-14 (Middle School)Begin this introductory workshop by learning about the most forgiving printmaking process ? the monotype. Explore additive and subtractive methods for creating an image. From there, move on to relief techniques like linocut, woodcut and reduction. Finally, discover the most simple, non-toxic intaglio technique: drypoint. Get ready to experiment and explore!Thursdays, Feb 28 - Mar 283pm - 5pm $136.00 $160

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