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City of Glendale - City of Glendale Arts Summer Art Camp 2013

Presented by the City of Glendale Public Art Program

Desert Mirage Elementary School
8605 W. Maryland Ave (South of Glendale Ave)
Glendale, AZ  85305

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Workshop: Cartooning
Artist:  Bryan Kilgore
M, T, Th, Fri  -  June 24, 25, 27, 28
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. for ages 6-8 (limit: 20 students)
10 a.m. – noon for ages 9-12 (limit: 20 students)
$45 for Glendale Residents -- $55 for nonresidents

Draw cartoons with Bryan Kilgore! Witness his revolutionary way of approaching art using his dynamic slogan, “Lines make shapes, shapes make objects, and objects make pictures,” and his fail-safe technique called “Copy Cat.”  Students are driven to draw and expand their creative potential. 

Bryan is the creator of bre bre and bj, an enjoyable comic that helps promote literacy, which has been featured on the Maricopa County Library and Phoenix Public Library websites. Bryan has an exciting and educational new book, Drawing Underwater Sea Life with bre bre and bj

Workshop:  Build a City
Artist:  Melinda Bergman
M, T, Th, Fri  -  July 8, 9, 11, 12 
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. for ages 6-8 (limit: 20 students)
10 a.m. – noon for ages 9-12 (limit: 20 students)
$45 for Glendale Residents -- $55 for nonresidents

This will be a really fun way to learn more about cities and why they look and feel the way they do.  Participants will plan a city, and then build a model out of new and recycled materials.  With lots of opportunity to work together, and independently, participants will dream, build, and invent to create their own city.  Please join us!

Bergman is a staple in the local arts community. Her art has been featured in galleries around the world and throughout metro Phoenix, including a solo exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.  Melinda has taught art at the college level for years. She paints, sculpts, and combines materials for her thought-provoking installations.

Workshop:  Planet of Percussion
Artist:  Will Clipman
M, T, Th, Fri  -  July 15, 16, 18, 19 
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. for ages 6-8 (limit: 20 students)
10 a.m. – noon for ages 9-12 (limit: 20 students)
$45 for Glendale Residents -- $55 for nonresidents

Treat your child to the summer adventure of a lifetime; a round-trip ticket to the Planet of Percussion.  Guided by Canyon Records recording artist and six-time GRAMMY® Nominee, Will Clipman, this high-energy hands-on workshop will channel all that pent-up youthful enthusiasm into a joyous exploration of world music rhythm and polyrhythm on a pan-global palette of exotic indigenous instruments.  Students will orchestrate a musical composition, incorporating elements of intro and outro; verse, chorus and bridge; tempo and dynamics; and crescendo and diminuendo. Along the way, kids learn about the mathematics of music and science of sound, and explore traditional techniques of drum construction and tuning, making the experience a truly interdisciplinary and multicultural journey around the Planet of Percussion. The workshop culminates with an informal community showcase presentation by the students: The Planetary Players Percussion Ensemble!

Workshop:  Exploration Art
Artist:  Christy Puetz
M, T, Th, Fri  - July 22, 23, 25, 26 
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. for ages 6-8 (limit: 20 students)
10 a.m. – noon for ages 9-12 (limit: 20 students)
$45 for Glendale Residents -- $55 for nonresidents

Popular local artist Christy Puetz is back to Glendale with another fun-filled workshop! Christy’s class will include a diverse series of sculpture, fiber art, recycled art, and jewelry projects, which are sure to inspire.  

Recycled Robots
Create your own space inspired robot using recycled materials and colorful embellishments.

Fiber Art and Jewelry
Try a new style of batik fabric dying technique and make a symbolic piece of jewelry.

Wishing Wands
What does your future hold?  What are you thankful for?  Embellish a special wand helping your wishes will come true.

Fantastic Figures
Explore figures made by cultures from around the world as inspiration for your own embellished figure that will tell a personal story.

Workshop:  T-Shirt Up-Cycle Workshop
Artist:  Cyndi Coon
M, T, Th, Fri  - July 29, 30, 1, 2 
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. for ages 6-8 (limit: 20 students)
10 a.m. – noon for ages 9-12 (limit: 20 students)
$45 for Glendale Residents -- $55 for nonresidents

Join the fun as Tempe based artist, Cyndi Coon of Laboratory5, presents this fun and creative workshop! This workshop will offer Up-cycle projects for used t-shirts. Each participant will be invited to bring in worn-out, old, stained, used t-shirts to create personalized projects. Used t-shirts will also be provided.  Participants will learn how to cut apart used, worn-out, stained or just plain old t-shirts and turn them into all kinds of projects including animals, electronic carrying cases, tote bags, wearable art, yarn and more.  Each participant will leave with several pieces of handmade art created out of t-shirts and instructions to continue the creative fun at home. So the good times don’t have to end when the workshop does!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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