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Knights vs. Robots: Week 5 Summer Art Classes for Kids Start July 31st.

Posted by Armory News on 18 July 2017

Want to paint like Pollock, feast on fake food, paint with LED lights, or unleash the creative power of computer code? Sign up your 3-11 year olds today for the Armory's week-long art classes. Our rigorously trained teaching artists introduce materials, concepts, and techniques that challenge your child’s imagination while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Our Week 5 classes run July 31-August 4, and there are still some spaces available. Regsiter today.
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Week 3 Kids Classes
Fairy Tale Worlds
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Painting With Pollock
8:30-10:00 am
*Early Bird Discount Class*

(Ages 5-6) Drip, drop and drizzle! Use the action painting techniques of Jackson Pollock to create art. Paint using fun "brushes" like branches and fruit. Explore strange and odd colors, patterns and shapes to make your masterpieces. 
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Dinosaur Days
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Characters on Parade
8:30-10:00 am
*Early Bird Discount Class*

(Ages 5-7) Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games. Create your own character, make a mask and parade through the studio on the last day of class.
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Daydreamer
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Fake Food
12:30-2:00 pm

(Ages 5-6) What’s your favorite food? A giant cookie? A platter of Cheetos? Using many art materials and techniques, make your own favorite foods and invent new ones. On the last day of class, we’ll hold a “dinner party” installation to show off your banquet. 
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Let's Have A Parade
Open Clay Studio: Surface Design (F16.318)
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Tricky Pix & Optics
12:30-2:00 pm

(Ages 6-8) Create art designed to fool the eye. Make 3D illusions on flat surfaces, fantastic sculptures and camouflage disguises to hide in real space. Use all kinds of materials to explore art and perception. You won't believe your eyes! 
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Circuits & Mazes
12:30-2:00 pm

(Ages 7-9) Experiment with simple LED circuits and hand-made motors to learn about the movement of electricity. Create paintings, drawings and prints incorporating and inspired by the form and function of circuits. 
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Clay Magic
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Knights vs. Robots
12:30-2:00 pm

(Ages 9-11) Discover how to draw knights, robots, cyborgs and other fantastical forms. Sharpen your drawing skills while learning about historical forms of armor and techniques for capturing the gleam of metal in your drawing. 
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Sparkle Glitter Glow
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Crazy Creatures
2:30-4:00 pm

(Ages 7-9) The only limit is your imagination! Explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. Make costumes to transform yourself into the one-of-a-kind creatures you imagine. 
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Open Clay Studio: Surface Design (F16.318)
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Codes & Coding
2:30-4:00 pm

(Ages 9-11) Make simple digital projects using a coding program written specifically for kids. Then apply the logic of coding to make creative collaborative drawings, sculptures, mazes, games and even secret messages. 
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