Learn the age-old tradition of teapot creation. Use clay to form all the components—the body, lid, handle, and spout—by hand. Ceramic handbuilding techniques will be explored, and the finished pots will be underglazed with a clear glaze to make them food safe.
'Tis the season to make art! Take inspiration from the snowy holiday season to create one-of-a-kind decorations and gifts.
Find inspiration from the colors and themes of the holiday season to create a variety of artwork that expresses gratitude and joy.
Think of autumn and Halloween for this workshop that dares kids to explore the hauntingly fun-filled season.
Join former Art Root Writer in Residence Kelsey Marie Harris for an afternoon of written word and art-making! Transform a poem you create, or an existing poem that you love, into a work of art using collage and mixed media.
Learn the fundamentals of centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing clay.
Create a canvas painting inspired by the warm colors of autumn. Start by learning how to compose an intriguing scene, then paint the details to create your own masterpiece.
Have fun sculpting and learning basic techniques for working with clay.
Dreams and reality collide! Mystical, magical lands exist in our imagination, in folklore, and in the real world. From lost cities in the jungle, to undersea worlds, and mountains that are home to mythical beings, explore myths and mysteries around the globe—think Stonehenge, Arcadia, Xanadu, Shangri-La, Wakanda, Atlantis, Middle Earth, and the like. You will also discover many famous—and sometimes infamous—characters who rose to stardom along the way!
Ready, set, recycle! Pick and choose from an amazing selection of trash materials and turn them into wearable and sculptural art—helping the planet one art piece at a time.
Draw and design a great composition—or several—from start to finish. Discover ways to hone drawing skills, mix paints to create different hues, layer colors, and add finishing touches that will make your paintings spectacular.
Calling all future globe trotters! Let's explore a variety of materials and art styles from around the world in a fun and stimulating creative environment.
Create a variety of functional and non-functional ceramic pieces using the potter’s wheel and handbuilding techniques. Depending on the weather and allotted time, outdoor Raku firing may occur on the last day of class. Sign up early, this class fills up fast!
An introduction to various handbuilding techniques and ways form sculptural art from clay.
Using the Wustum gardens as inspiration, kids will created sustainable art from a variety of recycled materials that can grace your own garden for years to come.
Paint amazing artworks both abstract and realistic using a variety of paints and other materials.
Find inspiration from some of the most beloved Pop artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, and Romero Britto. Discover the essence of what made their art pop while developing your own style and finding what makes your own art come to life.
An introduction to wheel throwing and the principles of form, mass and texture. Learn through demonstrations and gentle guidance.
Illustrate, sketch, doodle... let's draw! Investigate different approaches to drawing materials in order to create amazing and varied illustrations.
Step into the wild side by creating artwork that represents the colors, patterns, and characteristics of creatures both large and small. Craft 2-D and 3-D work from a variety of materials in this exciting animal art escapade.