Summer Youth Workshops

Character Creations with Emily Balsley

June 14 | 10:00–11:30

Ages 6–8

Aspiring illustrators will draw silly creatures worthy of a storybook. Emily Balsley will guide artists through an imaginative process to inspire original character creation. Each artist will complete an illustration on a wood panel ready to display. Supplies included.

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Drawing a Story with Emily Balsley

June 14 | 1:00—3:30

Ages 9–12

Have you wondered what it is like to be a children’s book illustrator? Get a sneak peek into illustrating a storybook through playful drawing games and storyboard exercises. Each artist will illustrate the cover of a book which can be filled with their original story. Supplies included.

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Architect Design Camp

July 22—24 | 1:00—4:00
Ages 6-10

How can architecture and design impact our feelings, creativity, and the way we play? In this three-day camp, aspiring designers will transform their own wooden toy house as they discover the basics of interior design styles, architectural forms, and furniture design. Young designers will begin camp by creating an exterior facade and drawing a floor plan. Next, the interior of their house will come to life as they make their custom wallpapers, furniture, decor, and flooring.

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Introduction to Chalk Art

August 14 | 10:00—11:30

Ages 6–8

Experiment with a variety of chalk drawing methods used by professionals. Young artists will be introduced to wet chalk painting, stenciling, and a variety of blending methods to inspire endless chalk creations. Each artist will take home their own set of chalk pastels. Supplies included.

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2021 Chalk Artist Kaylee Goodman

Underwater Chalk Creatures with Kaylee Goodman

August 16 | 10:00—12:00

Ages 9-12

Create your own masterpiece with award-winning chalk artist Kaylee Goodman. Artists will be introduced to an advanced grid drawing method as they make a large-scale drawing of a fish. Goodman will also share tips to enhance texture and color to make your drawing pop off the sidewalk. Each participant will take home their own set of chalk pastels. Supplies included.

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