Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center
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Explore your creativity and develop new skills through classes taught by experienced, professional teaching artists. Small class sizes ensure individualized attention and encourage independent growth. Our curriculum is designed to cover everything from fundamentals to independent ideas and include traditional and non-traditional techniques.

ALL Hollis Bus Riders please register for Bus & Snack HERE

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.
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
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CARTOON CHARACTERS
May 01, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018

GRADES: 4 - 6
In this class, students will learn the basics of designing cartoon characters. If you’re just looking to have fun or take your skill to the next level, Giff designs lessons that are fun and help you grow as an artist! Each class will touch on a different subject and technique that can be used to design a famous cartoon character or an original one from you imagination.  DROP IN RATE: $23
Price: $117


ART CLUB (Full)
May 02, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018

GRADES 1 - 2
Join Miss Anna in her longstanding Art Club- where first and second graders can enjoy experimentation and instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, printing and general creating! Enjoy a fun and nurturing art environment, inspired all kinds of subjects, including animals, abstract art and nature.
Price: $117


GOTT ART? (Full)
May 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

GRADES K-2
Love Art?  Kristen loves art!  Create, explore and discover new materials and ways to use them. You may be sculpting one week and painting the next, get your creative juices flowing and discover how much fun art can be.
Price: $117


YOGA for KIDS
May 04, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018

GRADES K - 2
Come join the fun with other kids as we explore yoga and movement together!  We will learn fun yoga postures, meditation techniques to quiet the mind and breath work to help calm or energize our bodies.  We will also tap into our creativity to explore yoga "off the mat".... Applying our focused awareness and imagination to art projects, games and activities.
Price: $117



Studio I
CLAY CLUB: GARDEN EDITION (Full)
May 01, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018

CREATE  MAGIC for your Spring and Summer gardens!  
Using terra cotta pots of all sizes we will create miniature houses and buildings that will bring magic to your potted plants and flower beds. 
New students will learn how to make basic houses using polymer clay, terra cotta pots, molds and basic techniques. 
More advanced students with polymer clay experience will be limited only to their imagination and will be able to take their houses to the next level with advanced techniques and all hand sculpted details.  Multiple houses can be made so that by the end of the session you will have your very own little village to display! 
This series is designed to be fun for the beginner and challenging for the experienced clay student, so all levels are encouraged to join in the fun!


MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURE
May 02, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018

GRADES 3 - 6


This class is designed with plenty of room for creative expression.  Students will use  a variety of art mediums including paint, paper mache' and found objects to create collage and mixed media sculptures.  Bring your imagination, problem solving skills and sense of fun.

Price: $132


FUNKY FIBER
May 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

GRADES: 4-6

Do you love art that you can touch? If so come learn the fun possibilities of working with fibers!  This session we will focus mainly on creating fun whimsical wall art. We will devote two classes to working on a landscape and another two on an image of your choosing. You will also get two classes to experiment with working three Dimensionally doing both needle and wet felting.  Students will get to explore many different techniques while being creative with color and texture.  The possibilities with fiber are endless!

Price: $132


COMIC ART
May 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

GRADES 7 - ADULTS
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.
Price: $132


DRAWING CLUB
May 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

GRADES 5 - 9
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!
Price: $132  


DRAWING ANIMALS
May 04, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018

Grades 2-6
Everyone loves animals.  This class is the perfect combination for those who love animals and art.  Students will develop drawing skills and focus on drawing fundamentals such as composition, form, perspective, value and light.  We will work with a variety of drawing mediums and work on shading and blending techniques.
Price: $132



Studio II
2D Game Maker
May 01, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018

Create your own Mario-style video game with custom levels, players, sounds, and an epic boss! Will your friends be able to make it through all of your levels?! The only limit is your imagination!
In this program we use Game Maker Studio to create a 2D game with multiple levels, each one harder than the last.  Collect tokens, defeat enemies with projectiles, and avoid pitfalls and obstacles.  Create your own characters ("sprites") and design a different background for each level.  Animate your characters, collectibles, obstacles, and projectiles.  This program is a combination of 2D art, design, and programming.  Computers are provided. 
This program is provided in partnership with LOFT Technologies of Nashua.
$157 for 6 weeks.

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT... IT WILL BE BACK IN THE FALL!!


TEEN STUDIO
May 02, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018

GRADES 7-12
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!

Price: $157


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WOODBURNING & WATERCOLOR
May 04, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018

GRADES 7-ADULT
Learn something new and exciting!  Drop your perfectionism at the door and create a unique piece of pyrographic artwork!

Pyrography is artwork created on wood with the controlled application of a heated tool or pen.  A quick beginners wood burning tutorial will lead into a fun project where you will wood burn your own design on your wood piece.   You will then enhance your creation by illuminating it with watercolor!  Watercolors add a special effect when added to wood because they do not cover the natural grain and beauty of the wood itself, yet create a gorgeous addition to enhance the burn! 

Price: $157



Bus/Snack
TUESDAY BUS / SNACK
May 01, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018

ALL TUESDAY HOLLIS BUS RIDERS MUST SIGN UP FOR TUESDAY BUS SNACK.
Students can register for a 3:45 or 4 pm class and ride the bus to the center from either HPS or HUES . 
We will provide a snack (gogurt, fruit, goldfish, pretzels and juice or water) and students will be offered table top activities or free time until their class starts.
SPACE IS LIMITED to 10 STUDENTS!

Space is limited. $45 per 6 week session

 


WEDNESDAY BUS / SNACK (Full)
May 02, 2018 - Jun 06, 2018

ALL WEDNESDAY HOLLIS BUS RIDERS MUST SIGN UP FOR WEDNESDAY BUS SNACK.
Students can register for a 3:45 or 4 pm class and ride the bus to the center from either HPS or HUES . 
We will provide a snack (gogurt, fruit, goldfish, pretzels and juice or water) and students will be offered table top activities or free time until their class starts.
SPACE IS LIMITED to 10 STUDENTS!

Space is limited. $45 per 6 week session

 


THURSDAY BUS/SNACK (2 Seats Left)
May 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

ALL THURSDAY HOLLIS BUS RIDERS MUST SIGN UP FOR THURSDAY BUS SNACK.
Students can register for a 3:45 or 4 pm class and ride the bus to the center from either HPS or HUES . 
We will provide a snack (gogurt, fruit, goldfish, pretzels and juice or water) and students will be offered table top activities or free time until their class starts.
SPACE IS LIMITED to 10 STUDENTS!

Space is limited. $45 per 6 week session

 


FRIDAY BUS / SNACK
May 04, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018

ALL FRIDAY HOLLIS BUS RIDERS MUST SIGN UP FOR FRIDAY BUS SNACK.
Students can register for a 3:45 or 4 pm class and ride the bus to the center from either HPS or HUES . 
We will provide a snack (gogurt, fruit, goldfish, pretzels and juice or water) and students will be offered table top activities or free time until their class starts.
SPACE IS LIMITED to 10 STUDENTS!

Space is limited. $45 per 6 week session