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.
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.

 
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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

 



 



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

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. 
 


ART CLUB
Sep 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

GRADES 1 - 2
 


GOTT ART?
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.
 


MINDFUL FRIDAYS
Sep 14, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018

GRADES K - 2
 



Studio I
PAINT, SCULPT & DRAW
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.

 


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.


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.
 


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.  



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

GRADES 7-12
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. Perfect for students planning an art related degree this class is sure to add to your portfolios!
 


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! 
 



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
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

 



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.

ACRYLICS SUPPLY LIST


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. 

ACRYLICS SUPPLY LIST



Painting Workshops
EVENING OIL PAINTING (3 WEEKS #1)
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.


EVENING OIL PAINTING (3 WEEK #2)
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.


WATERCOLOR through Italy
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 26, 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. Learn the basics while having fun.  Experienced painters can develop of working on a colorful and vibrant landscape and vignettes. This relaxed morning class will enjoy coffee and tasty Italian treats.

ADULTS

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PASTELS
Sep 12, 2018 - Sep 26, 2018

ADULTS
I hear it all the time "I'm afraid to ruin it."  Sometimes it's the fear of making a mistake and not knowing how to fix it or the pressure to produce a masterpiece every time. Join Lisa this fall and learn to develop your own ability to apply pastel with confidence. Using methods of experimentation and specific exercises in the beginning stages of the painting process, acquire the steps needed to feel more confident and decisive in your color choices, mark making and overall design. The class will begin with a brief demo which will introduce you the thought process of creating a bold painting. Come and have fun creating and remember "it's just paper!"
PASTELS SUPPLY 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.