Teen Summer Workshops 2019

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FCAC’s Teen Summer Workshops are designed for teens 12 – 16 who have a strong interest in art. Working in a studio environment teens gain understanding of complex concepts, develop problem solving and risk taking skills, and discover positive ways to express themselves! The art-making process allowing teens to celebrate their strengths while being aware of areas to improve, fosters the development of skills that are directly related to academic success.

This program is great for students who have graduated out of Creatisphere Summer Camp or those new to FCAC. The workshops are open to all skill levels, no experience required.

FCAC will offer week long workshops, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 17th-August 2nd

Cost: $200 Members / $250 Non-Members

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June 17- June 21

Intro to Glass Flameworking

Flameworking describes the process of using a single flame (the lamp or torch) to make small glass objects. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with tools and hand movements.  This class will cover simple decorating techniques and design concepts. The students may even make jewelry with the glass objects they create! 

Jewelry Making; Creating clay beads, Polymer clay pendants, Bracelets, Necklaces, Earrings and Glass Pendants and Beads

*Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes.

June 24-28

Photography & Printmaking 

Students will become familiar with the history of photo and the evolution of the camera. We will create cyanotypes, polaroid transfers and creative dynamic photos! Students will learn about what makes a great photograph and practice with portrait lighting and backgrounds to create specific moods. We will also have fun with a photo scavenger hunt and some forced perspective photos! Please bring a camera if you have one, but a phone will also work.

Pottery on the Wheel

This fun class introduces beginners to basic wheel techniques: wedging, centering clay, throwing cylinder forms and bowl forms, finishing and glazing.

 

July 8-12

Mixed Media; Paint Pourings, Altered Books, Recycled Art Sculptures

Glass Mosaic

In this workshop, participants will explore the steps of nipping and slicing, gluing, and grouting a colorful Glass on Glass Mosaic!

 

July 15 – July 19

Mandala Flow; Watercolors, Acrylic Painting, Nature Printing, Hoop Making, Yoga, and Hula Hooping!

Clay Handbuilding

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. The most common handbuilding techniques are pinch pottery, coil building, and slab building.

 

July 22- July 26

Glass Kiln Forming- Glass Kiln forming is the process of shaping glass in a kiln with heat and gravity. In this class students will learn about the types of glass art, differences in process/technique and outcomes. Students will also learn how to score/cut sheet art glass, design and layout three projects which will be fired!

*Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes.

Textiles

Students will design, wax, and dye to create a cool batik tee shirt to wear. They will learn basic sewing machine techniques when reconstructing a pair of jeans into a tote and also learn some hand-stitching, including the Japanese folk embroidery stitch, Sashiko.  

 

July 29- August 2

Mixed Media; Painting, Weaving, Collage, & Sewing!

Pottery on the Wheel

This fun class introduces beginners to basic wheel techniques: wedging, centering clay, throwing cylinder forms and bowl forms, finishing and glazing.