Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
Classes

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Explore your creativity and develop new skills through classes taught by experienced, professional teaching artists. Our curriculum is designed to cover everything from fundamentals to independent ideas and include traditional and non-traditional techniques.
 

CANCELLATIONS If Wild Salamander or Mother Nature cancels a class for any reason a make up will be added.  Weather cancellation info is available on our Facebook Page and Blog page.  We make every attempt to email everyone on the day of the class so PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR INFORMATION IS UP TO DATE.

Wild Salamander LLC is unable to offer refunds except in the case of cancellations by Wild Salamander LLC. Exchanges are available per arrangements with Wild Salamander LLC. Please call 603-465-9453 with questions. 

Class Schedule
Location:
Studio I
COMIC CLUB
Jun 27, 2017 - Aug 08, 2017


Students will learn the fundamentals of the comic style, proper art materials and techniques, and the development of character design. Teaching the fun and imaginative style of comic art is something Gif makes entertaining and informative for all who are interested. 
THIS YEAR ROUND CLASS IS AVAILABLE AS A DROP IN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.  PLEASE, REGISTER FOR INDIVIDUAL WEEKS BELOW.
Ages 9-12


COMIC ART
Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017


Students will focus on developing their own comic style, develop use of proper art materials and techniques, and the development of character design. Teaching the fun and imaginative style of comic art is something Gif makes entertaining and informative for all who are interested.  
THIS YEAR ROUND CLASS IS AVAILABLE AS A DROP IN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.  PLEASE, REGISTER FOR INDIVIDUAL WEEKS BELOW.
Ages: 12- Adult
 


DRAWING STUDIO
Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017

Come experiment with a variety of drawing materials to create finished drawings in all kinds of subjects including nature, animals, people, and still lifes!  Using the basic elements of composition and shading, and blending, we’ll introduce a different subject and different drawing media each week to learn how to create your very own masterpiece!

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE INDIVIDUAL WEEKS BELOW. 
AGES: 10 - Adult
$25 per week
 



Studio I Single week
COMIC CLUB JUNE 27
Jun 27, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017

COMIC CLUB JULY 11
Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017

COMIC CLUB: JULY 18
Jul 18, 2017 - Jul 18, 2017

COMIC CLUB: JULY 25
Jul 25, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017

COMIC CLUB: AUGUST 1
Aug 01, 2017 - Aug 01, 2017

COMIC CLUB: AUGUST 8
Aug 08, 2017 - Aug 08, 2017

COMIC ART : JUNE 29
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 6/29 : Graphite pencil
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017

COMIC ART: JULY 13
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 7/13: Colored pencil
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017

COMIC ART : JULY 20
Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 7/20: Animal portraits
Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017

COMIC ART: JULY 27
Jul 27, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 7/27: Drawing from a photograph
Jul 27, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017

COMIC ART : AUGUST 3
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 03, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 8/3: Watercolor pencil
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 03, 2017

COMIC ART: AUGUST 10
Aug 10, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017

DRAWING STUDIO 8/10: Figure drawing (with a clothed model)
Aug 10, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017


Studio II
TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Jun 28, 2017 - Aug 02, 2017


This class is for those teen artists that crave more time with the instruction and inspiration found in a traditional art classroom. Any teen who is passionate about art will enjoy this evening course! Designed to support you in finding your own passions, ideas, and strengths through art, you can look forward to dynamic projects, discovery through exciting materials and traditional technique. Perfect for students planning an art related degree this class is sure to add to your portfolios! 
THIS YEAR ROUND CLASS IS AVAILABLE AS A DROP IN DURING THE SUMMER PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE INDIVIDUAL WEEKS BELOW.
Ages 12 - 18  



Studio II Single week
TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Jun 28, 2017 - Jun 28, 2017

DIY Vase
Using paint, beads, and other materials, students will design a colorful vase.

NOTE: 
Students who would prefer to work independently on their own self-designed art project instead of the pre-planned activity, may also attend this session. Individual instruction, guidance, and feedback will be provided by the instructor to these students as well.
 
PRICE: 6 Weeks $157. $27/ Single class.


TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Jul 19, 2017 - Jul 19, 2017

Creating Texture in Art :Part 1
Students will make their own homemade texture paste medium and then use the paste to create interesting textures in one or more paintings. Students are not required to sign up for part 2 to participate in this class. They may do the painting part at home or they can attend another Summer Teen Studio session to do the painting portion of this project.

NOTE: 
Students who would prefer to work independently on their own self-designed art project instead of the pre-planned activity, may also attend this session. Individual instruction, guidance, and feedback will be provided by the instructor to these students as well.
 
PRICE: 6 Weeks $157. $27/ Single class.


TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Jul 26, 2017 - Jul 26, 2017

Texture Paintings with Shading: Part 2
Students will paint over their textured piece from the week before, practicing how to create different shades with acrylic paint. Students who were not able to attend the “Creating Texture in Art” session the week before may still attend. There will be pre-made textured pieces available for students to paint or they can experiment using just paint to create texture.

Note:  Students who would prefer to work independently on their own self-designed art project instead of the pre-planned activity, may also attend this session. Individual instruction, guidance, and feedback will be provided by the instructor to these students as well.

PRICE: 6 Weeks $157. $27/ Single class.


TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Aug 02, 2017 - Aug 02, 2017

Fantasy Drawings of Eyes with Zentangle
Students will learn the parts of the human eye, practice how to draw eyes realistically and then design their own fantasy art which will include an eye. Brief instruction on Zentangle style doodling will be provided which students can choose to incorporate into their piece if they wish. Pencils, colored pencils, markers, and pens will be used.

Note: 
Students who would prefer to work independently on their own self-designed art project instead of the pre-planned activity, may also attend this session. Individual instruction, guidance, and feedback will be provided by the instructor to these students as well.
PRICE: 6 Weeks $157. $27/ Single class.


TEEN OPEN STUDIO
Aug 09, 2017 - Aug 09, 2017

Sign up for single class. Full description above.
PRICE: 6 Weeks $157. $27/ Single class.



Polymer Clay
MYTHICAL CREATURES
Aug 07, 2017 - Aug 09, 2017


Join us for a special three-day workshop devoted to creating magic with your own two hands.  Through step-by-step instruction you will sculpt magical creatures that will not only tap into your creativity but introduce you to beginner and intermediate polymer clay technique.  Projects will range from miniature sculptures like a happy little garden gnome and a freshly hatched dragon, to magical charms and totems that you can wear. This one-of-a-kind class is not to be missed!  
Prior polymer clay experience is not required, however this class is designed for the 12 year old student and older as it moves at a quick pace, with projects that need mature focus.

Price $ 75. Please select 3 day option during check out


CLAY CLUB: TASTE OF SUMMER KAWAII (2 Seats Left)
Jun 27, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017


Miniature polymer clay charms are a hot trend around the world. They are fun to make and can be used in jewelry, crafts or as stand-alone miniatures.  W
e will be making 2 charms that celebrate the “taste” of Summer. From a popsicle with a bite taken out of it to a refreshing slice of watermelon, these little charms pack a big punch of “cute”!  Add a face to make the charm “kawaii” style or leave it off, either way these charms will look great!!!

Price $25

CLAY CLUB: LIFE IS A BEACH BOWL (Full)
Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017


Capture the beach and bring it home with you! We will create adorable crabs and lobsters out of clay and then add sand and shells to make a perfect little “beachy" world for your desk or windowsill.  Add your own beach treasures from your summer vacations to make it even more special!

Price $25/Class


CLAY CLUB: FAIRY HOUSE
Aug 01, 2017 - Aug 01, 2017


Fairy garden season is in full swing, now is the perfect time to give your garden a special touch of “magic”.  In this beginner friendly class, you will take a small terra cotta pot and transform it into a magical fairy house!  Complete with doors and windows, these little houses are full of charm. This is a great opportunity for a parent and child to take a class together or for adult friends to spend an evening being creative.
Price $25


CLAY CLUB: BY THE SEA KAWAII
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017


This week our projects come from the deep blue sea with a cute crab and a fun little octopus. Add these charms to your beach bag for some “cool” summer style.
Price $25/Class


CLAY CLUB: TRINKET BOWL
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017


Sweet & Sassy or Cool & Classy? -  Students can make 2 trinket bowls perfect for little treasures, jewelry or coins.  This is one of our most popular beginner friendly classes, perfect for adults and kids.  Students will learn how to make two bowls, one marbleized and one painted.  There is an unlimited amount of color and designs you can use to make your projects unique!  Choose to monogram or guild your bowls…its all up to you.  This is a fun class for all, and a perfect class for adults to enjoy with a friend or their child. 

Price $25/Class


CLAY CLUB: FAIRY DOOR
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 03, 2017


Summer is the perfect time to invite some magic into your home and garden. Put a door in your garden, in a flowering pot or even inside your home. Students will get step-by-step instruction on how to make a basic door, and then will be provided with trinkets and molds that will let you put your own personal stamp on your special door.   These magical little doors are such a fun project to create and a perfect opportunity for a parent and a child to work together.   Beginners are welcome, and with molds provided, you don't have to worry about having any prior clay experience. 

Price $25/Class