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.
 

 Classes are leveled by Grade to allow for instructors to design classes that meet developmental milestones and educational experience.   Occasionally this can cause enrollment difficulty with students with certain birthdates.  If you have difficulty enrolling please let us know via phone or email.

 

All registrations must be paid in full 2 weeks prior to start of class. 
If the class is fully enrolled unpaid registrations will be moved to the waitlist until payment is received.
If you do not wish to pay online at time of registration, please contact the center to make payment arrangements. 603-465-9453  or email registration@wildsalamander.com.

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Class Schedule
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TODDLER STUDIO
KC Morgan
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018

AGES 2-4 Years
This is an open studio/social club just for the 5 and under crowd, We will play with color while we paint, squish, drip, experiment, print and just have fun. We will explore a variety of tactile materials:water, dough, bubbles and sand.
This is a messy experiential class! We supply aprons, BUT sometimes kids just don't like them.. so please dress for mess!!

SIDE BY SIDE CLASS (adult MUST stay with child) COST: $5 per 1/2 hour Cash or check only
PRESCHOOL STUDIO STAR CARD - $50.00 for 5 1/2 hours      
     * Cards can be used for more than one child and time will be marked off in 30 minute increments.
     * They do not need to be used consecutive weeks

SIGN UP: HERE

 



Explore
ART OF KINDNESS
Sep 11, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

GRADES K-2  (Age 4 is welcome)
Discover creative ways to share kindness with friends and show how much you care.   We will expand our hearts and minds through yoga, mindfulness, literature and expressive art projects with the goal of spreading loving kindness throughout our community.
THIS CLASS WILL NOT RUN THIS SESSION:(


Price: $123


CARTOON CHARACTERS
Sep 11, 2018 - Oct 16, 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. 
Price: $123


ART CLUB
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 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: $123


GOTT ART? (Full)
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 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: $123


MINDFUL FRIDAYS
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018

GRADES K - 2
We will be exploring “Mindfulness” through various activities including art,  stories, yoga & guided meditationS. Our goals are to provide kids with strategies to help them brush off negative thoughts and behaviors, build self-confidence, focus, and treat others and themselves with respect and appreciation. A fun yet calming way to end the busy school week.
Price: $123



Studio I
PAINT, SCULPT & DRAW (Full)
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

GRADES 3-5
We will learn about artists, explore different materials and techiniques, build creative thinking skills as we flex our artistic muscles.  This class is for the young artist who wants to have fun, use their imagination  and make their own creations.
Price: $137


DESIGN YOUR DREAM BEDROOM
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018

GRADES: 4-6
Imagine you could decorate your bedroom anyway you want. It could be a a cozy retreat, a funky and modern pad or a playful paradise.  We will work with a variety of materials from recycling, art paper, paint, clay, fabric, and fiber.  Use your design skills, creativity and imagination to create your very own unique tiny bedroom. This class is great for the young artist who wants to develop creative thinking and problem solving skills.
Price: $137
NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BEGIN BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20 due to an instructor conflict. 
This session ONLY the class will end at 5:30 , this adjusts the class by 15 minutes to allow students to have the time to make up work time..


DRAWING STUDIO
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018

GRADES 5 - 8
Come and experiment with a variety of materials and subjects while learning the fundamentals of drawing. We will practice shading techniques, portraits, perspective and other areas of drawing. Each week we will cover a different subject and media, providing a balanced foundation of drawing skills.  4th grade students are welcome after a "try it class" to see if they can maintain focus.

Price: $137


 


COMIC ART
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 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: $137
 


FANTASY DRAW & PAINT
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018

Grades 3-6
We will be drawing, painting the world of fantasy art!  Students will be immersing themselves in the world of dragons, mystical creatures, cartooning, anime, abstract art and so much more!  We will be painting and drawing with acrylics, watercolors, pen and ink and colored pencils.  Composition, color theory, design, perspective, shading, lighting, drawing and painting techniques will be introduced.  This class is suitable for beginners and students with some experience.
Price: $137



Studio II
OPEN STUDIO : TEENS
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

GRADES 7-12  (Minimium age 12)
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. Students can work on thier own projects or can work with Marta to create projects to develop skills in mediums , such as drawing or painting. Working with a trained artist can allow for students to develop drawing skills or fill holes in portfolios for art school applications.
Perfect for students planning an art related degree this class is sure to add to your portfolios!
Price: $145


WOODBURNING & WATERCOLOR
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 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: $145



Bus/Snack
TUESDAY BUS / SNACK
Sep 11, 2018 - Oct 16, 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)
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 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
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 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
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 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

 



Computer Arts
ROBLOX STUDIO
Sep 11, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

GRADE 4 - 8
Learn to make your own immersive 3D multiplayer experiences using Roblox Studio, a free intuitive desktop design tool. Any experience imaginable can be created on Roblox. Players can build the ultimate theme park, compete as a professional race car driver, star in a fashion show, become a superhero, or simply design a dream home and hang out with friends. 
THIS CLASS IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOFTechnology, all the computers and necessary software will be provided

THIS CLASS WILL NOT RUN THIS SESSION IT WILL RETURN FOR FALL SESSION 2!


Price $157


3-D ANIIMATION
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

GRADES 6 -12
The LOFTechnology 3D animation program uses Alice - "an innovative programming environment to support the creation of 3D animations, providing tools and materials for teaching and learning computational thinking, problem solving, and computer programming across a spectrum of ages and grade levels."   During this program the students learn how to setup a 3D scene and program the objects and camera to move in the 3D environment.  The instructor will take the students through programming a project together and then the students can create their own unique 3D animation!  Alice is a free application which means students can continue creating outside of the classroom!
THIS CLASS IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOFTechnology, all the computers and necessary software will be provided.

Price $157



Community Arts
ART SAMPLER for ADULTS
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018

ADULTS
In this mini- workshop style class, Come create various projects and partake in some low-pressure art in a variety of mediums.  Each six week session will be different. We look forward to some daytime creative community art-making time. Come join us! 
(Various staff)

SEPT 13    Tangles and Watercolor Fun with Anna Birch
SEPT 20    Mixed Media Paintings  w/ Sarah Barrow
SEPT 27    Fall Lanterns with Sarah and Anna
OCT 4       Simple Printmaking w/ Anna Birch "Make your own stamp"
OCT 11     Fall-themed Shadow Box with Kristen Gott
OCT 18     Mini Artist Books with Denyse Walker

Price: $142
Drop in $25  please, email or call to let us know the date you will attend
 



Adult
AFTERNOON ACRYLICS
Sep 11, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

ADULTS
This class will take you through creating a painting from planning to completion.  Linda will lead you through composition, planning, sketching and finally, painting.  Acrylics are a wonderful medium and can be used in a variety of ways to create the piece of work you will be proud to display. This class is a perfect place for students who want to move forward in their painting experience.  Individualized attention and welcoming atmosphere allows students to use the time to learn, practice and hone skills.  Many take the class multiple times to paint with a mentor.
Price: $177.
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MORNING ACRYLICS
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

ADULTS
This Fine Art Class is appropriate for Beginner and Intermediate. Acrylics are a versatile and forgiving paint medium. Learn to capture the effects of light and color while acquiring skills in color mixing, paint application and glazing to create magical effects in subjects of your choices.
Price: $177.  
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PASTELS : Water and Light
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

ADULTS
Glitter, Glisten and Shine!
This 6 week class in soft pastel will explore water and how the light sparkles on something wet. The focus of the class will be learning how to achieve this shimmering effect using built up layers of light, mark making and keen observational skills. We will explore how weather, time of day, wave action, sediment, and depth affect the color and motion of water, and you will be shown techniques of applying the pastel to achieve stunning visual effects. Using photos you have taken of shimmering light effects on any type of water, you’ll leave each class with a finished piece. A 30 minute demo and/or exercise will be done at the start of each class.
Price: $177.

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Polymer Clay 3 weeks
FALL TEA CUP GARDEN: 9/11- 9/25 (2 Seats Left)
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018

GRADES 6 - ADULTS
Bring the magic of fall into your home with your own hand-crafted tea cup garden! We will begin this special three week class by creating miniature houses, pumpkins, and mushrooms out of polymer clay.  Each item will be taught step-by-step, so no polymer clay experience is necessary. We will add other materials to make our cups unique.   We will supply everything you need, even the teacup! *(If you have a special cup you welcome to bring it from home). Get ready for fall with this unique and wildly creative class!  Great class for adult and child  to take together!
Price $69



Painting Studio Classes
MORNING WATERCOLOR through Italy: 9/11- 9/25
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018

In case you can't spend your fall under the Tuscan sun or on Lake Como or even an Evening in Roma.  Visit Italy in Hollis at the Wild Salamander painting the scenes of Italy. Experienced painters and Beginners will enjoy working on a colorful and vibrant landscapes and vignettes.   Learn the basics while having fun. 
This relaxed morning class will enjoy coffee and tasty Italian treats.

THIS CLASS WILL NOT RUN THIS SESSION IT WILL RETURN FOR FALL SESSION 2!

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

WATERCOLOR SUPPLY LIST


EVENING OIL PAINTING: 9/11- 9/25
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018

Come to just one or attend all three of these “drop-in” evening oil painting classes. Each separate class offers a different demo and exercises designed to emphasize creative experimentation and self-expression. Beginners are welcome to come with a lighthearted sense of play and adventure. Limit: 10.

If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

Click for: MATERIALS LIST

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.


MORNING WATERCOLOR through Italy: 10/2 - 10/16
Oct 02, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

In case you can't spend your fall under the Tuscan sun or on Lake Como or even an Evening in Roma.  Visit Italy in Hollis at the Wild Salamander painting the scenes of Italy. Experienced painters and Beginners will enjoy working on a colorful and vibrant landscapes and vignettes.   Learn the basics while having fun. 
This relaxed morning class will enjoy coffee and tasty Italian treats.

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

WATERCOLOR SUPPLY LIST


EVENING OIL PAINTING: 10/2 - 10/16
Oct 02, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

Come to just one or attend all three of these “drop-in” evening oil painting classes. Each separate class offers a different demo and exercises designed to emphasize creative experimentation and self-expression. Beginners are welcome to come with a lighthearted sense of play and adventure. Limit: 10.

If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

Click for: MATERIALS LIST

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.


EVENING WATERCOLOR through Italy: 9/12 - 9/26
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 26, 2018

ADULTS
In case you can't spend your fall under the Tuscan sun or on Lake Como or even an Evening in Roma.  Visit Italy in Hollis at the Wild Salamander painting the scenes of Italy.   Experienced painters and Beginners will enjoy working on a colorful and vibrant landscapes and vignettes.   Learn the basics while having fun. 
We will also enjoy a Chanti some spicy salami and some pecorino cheese with honey and a biscotti or two.

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

WATERCOLOR SUPPLY LIST


EVENING WATERCOLOR through Italy: 10/3- 10/17
Oct 03, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

ADULTS
In case you can't spend your fall under the Tuscan sun or on Lake Como or even an Evening in Roma.  Visit Italy in Hollis at the Wild Salamander painting the scenes of Italy.   Experienced painters and Beginners will enjoy working on a colorful and vibrant landscapes and vignettes.   Learn the basics while having fun. 
We will also enjoy a Chanti some spicy salami and some pecorino cheese with honey and a biscotti or two.

Cost is $40 per class (pay when you come), or purchase all three at a reduced total of $90. If you plan on attending an individual session please call ahead and give us the date(s) you will attend.

WATERCOLOR SUPPLY LIST