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
Class Type:
Explore



This class is designed to guide students toward becoming well rounded artists.  We will learn about drawing, painting and sculpture by incorporating the principles and elements of art and design. Our age appropriate and enriching approach will expose students to application, technique and experimentation with art processes and materials. This is a great hands-on addition or alternative to online art programs.

Jan 08, 2019 - Feb 12, 2019
$ 123.00


Let’s get together and play, explore and discover the magic of art.  We will provide a variety of hands-on experiences designed to build confidence in young artists.  Our main goal is to bring out the creative best in everyone. 

Jan 08, 2019 - Feb 12, 2019
$ 123.00



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. 

Jan 08, 2019 - Feb 12, 2019
$ 123.00


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.

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019
$ 123.00


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.

Jan 10, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019
$ 123.00


We will begin each class with a story that will guide us in our creative explorations.  Our purpose is to encourage tinkering, making and playing.  We will feature design challenges, and open-ended art activities which build creative thinking and problem solving.  This relaxed and inspiring environment is a great way to wind down at the end of the week.

Jan 12, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019
$ 123.00


Studio I



This studio class is designed to empower young artists to grow in their artistic abilities, while making new friends, and having fun!  We will apply the principles and elements of art and design through our exploration of a variety of art materials and processes.  We will explore the works of established artists while developing our own approach and style.  This is a great hands-on addition or alternative to online art programs.

Jan 08, 2019 - Jan 08, 2019
$ 137.00


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.

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019
$ 137.00


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.

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019
$ 137.00


Do you love your pets and crafting? If so this class is perfect for you!
Combine your passion for pets with art making.  In this class you will get to experiment with a wide range of materials and techniques. You will learn the basics of needle felting while making a sleeping dog or cat. You will build with clay to create a hamster and turtle. You will explore mixed media to create a bird and a fish.
And don’t forget their  habitats ! You will create homes, food, and toys.
Take your very own tiny pets but without the mess!   lol!
Price: $137

Jan 10, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019
$ 137.00


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.
 

Jan 10, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019
$ 137.00
To Schedule a specific day: Drop-In


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.

Jan 11, 2019 - Feb 15, 2019
$ 137.00


Studio II


OPEN STUDIO FOR TEENS
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 on a medium of choice to create projects,  Goals are to to develop skills and to explore 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 or students who want to explore the possibility!


Price: $145

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019
$ 145.00


Bus/Snack

TUESDAY BUS / SNACK

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. $47 per 6 week session

 

Jan 08, 2019 - Feb 12, 2019
$ 47.00

WEDNESDAY BUS / SNACK

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. $47 per 6 week session

 

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019
$ 47.00

THURSDAY BUS / SNACK

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. $47 per 6 week session

 

Jan 10, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019
$ 47.00

FRIDAY BUS / SNACK

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. $47 per 6 week session

 

Jan 11, 2019 - Feb 15, 2019
$ 47.00


3 week Class


Altered books are a form of mix media artwork that transforms an unwanted book in its original form into something else through a variety of mixed media and paper crafting techniques.  Once your book has been “gutted” and recreated artfully for your purposes, the possibilities are endless! From collage, sketching, writing, journaling, memory keeping, planning, go where your imagination takes you! This class will give you the basics on gutting, creating signatures and binding.  From recreating the cover, to choosing interesting papers and add-ins, you will walk away with the knowledge needed to create your own projects using only items you already have at home.

 Interested but want to learn more? Come to a special open house prior to registering to learn more about altered books and journals and the endless possibilities they hold for you to express yourself.  OPEN HOUSE IS Saturday January 12, 2019 • 10:30am. 

  (All basic materials are included in class, however students are encouraged to bring anything from their own “stash” that they want to include in the project). 

Chosse this class for 12:30pm start time.

Jan 24, 2019 - Feb 07, 2019
$ 69.00


Altered books are a form of mix media artwork that transforms an unwanted book in its original form into something else through a variety of mixed media and paper crafting techniques.  Once your book has been “gutted” and recreated artfully for your purposes, the possibilities are endless! From collage, sketching, writing, journaling, memory keeping, planning, go where your imagination takes you! This class will give you the basics on gutting, creating signatures and binding.  From recreating the cover, to choosing interesting papers and add-ins, you will walk away with the knowledge needed to create your own projects using only items you already have at home.

 Interested but want to learn more? Come to a special open house prior to registering to learn more about altered books and journals and the endless possibilities they hold for you to express yourself.  OPEN HOUSE IS Saturday January 12, 2019 • 10:30am. 

  (All basic materials are included in class, however students are encouraged to bring anything from their own “stash” that they want to include in the project). 

Chosse this class for 6:30pm start time.

Jan 24, 2019 - Feb 07, 2019
$ 69.00