Instructor: Nate DeRidder Have you ever wondered what kind of art will define our current generation? In this class, you will take a look at some of the artists working today from Banksy to Yoyoi Kusama, and then create your own artwork inspired by these contemporary artists. Repeat students welcome, as we'll be doing new projects! Cost: Members $215 (drops to $195 each for multiple registrations) Non-members $235 (drops to $215 for multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Jeff Zdrale Grow your watercolor skills and expand your creativity in this class for students with hands-on working experience in watercolor. Students will develop their own style and work together to fine-tune their skills. Topics to be covered include methods of paint application, mixing, and color relationships. Please bring your own #12 flat and ¾” round brushes and paints. If you do not have these materials, they are available for purchase through the Trout Museum of Art gift shop. Tuition: Cost: $120 members, $130 Non-members. All supplies included.
Instructor: Nate DeRidder The 20th Century was one of the most rapidly changing art movements in history! This class will explore some of those unique movements - from Fauvism to abstract expressionism - and your little artists will create projects inspired by each one! Members $215 (drops to $195 each with multiple registrations) Non-members $235 (drops to $215 each with multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Nate DeRidder Grab your passports and get ready to set sail around the world! In this class, we "visit" various countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and even North America to learn about the art that makes each place unique. After we make a stop in each country and you've had time to explore the culture through an art project, be sure to get a stamp on your passport before we travel to our next destination! Members $215 (drops to $195 each with multiple registrations) Non-members $235 (drops to $215 each with multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Nate DeRidder Jump in the TARDIS. Buckle up in the Delorean. Spin your time-turner because this summer camp is going to the past! We will make multiple projects based on works of art by history's most famous artists. From Vincent Van Gogh to Georgia O'Keefe, campers will be well time-traveled through the world of art! While we create, we will talk about what makes each artist so different from other styles, and what "movement" they are part of. This camp is the perfect way to learn about famous artists while producing your own memorable creations! Repeat campers welcome as we will be completing new projects. Members $215 (drops to $195 each with multiple registrations) Non-members $235 (drops to $215 each with multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Stephanie Harvey Roll up your sleeves and have fun while learning about one of the most mysterious art forms around: street art! Learning history through street art is just the start of getting immersed in the world of art. There are endless possibilities for sharing and showing your art once you learn how to create and use stencils. In addition to the actual process of creating reusable art, we will also focus on the principles of design and bettering yourself as an artist. The class will end with brightening up our local community! Members $185, ($165 each for multiple registrations) Non-members $205, ($185 each for multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Cristian Andersson Be inspired by the every day and learn the awesome art of pop art with local artist Cristian Andersson! Use the basic elements of art and develop one or more pop-art paintings during this camp. We will discuss the work of pop artists for inspiration (Warhol, Lichtenstein, Haring, Kusama, Murakami, etc.) but the direction of the individual student may vary from there. Members $185 single registration ($165 for multiple registrations) Non-members $205 single registration ($185 for multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Lief Larson Description: Learning to listen to your desire to draw is more important than learning formal techniques, but technique is great to learn, too! Be yourself and acquire artist knowledge all at once. Drawing is communication, and to be effective there are a trillion bazillion ways to do that, so be yourself! Continue your journey and communicate your way of seeing the world through lines, shapes, tones, values, and more.
Picture Summer Camp - Pop Art Painting (14-18) Instructor: Cristian Andersson Throw out objective reality and learn one of the purest forms of expression, abstract painting. Instructed by local artist Cristian Andersson and using the basic elements of art, students will develop one or more abstract paintings during this beginner to experienced level camp. We will discuss the work of abstract expressionists for inspiration (Pollock, Kline, Krasner, Frankenthaler, Rothko, de Kooning, etc.), but the direction of the individual student may vary from there. Members $185 single registration ($165 for multiple registrations) Non-members $205 single registration ($185 for multiple registrations) All supplies included.
Instructor: Jeff Zdrale In this beginner workshop, participants will learn the finer points and practice the basics of the modern italic style of calligraphy using felt-tip and fountain pens. Learn the alphabet and basic strokes. After guided practice, students will complete at least one artistic piece combining italic lettering and watercolor illumination. When we're done you'll walk away more confident with your newfound sweet calligraphy skills. Members $120 Non-members $130 All supplies included.
Instructed by Michelle Sharp. This fun, experimental class focuses on using outside forces and acts of chance to create art! We’ll use dice, our environment, and the unknown to explore techniques that celebrate art’s happy accidents! (Will venture outside, weather permitting). All supplies included. Members $40 single registration ($35 for multiple registrations) Non-members $45 single registration ($40 for multiple registrations)
The Trout Museum of Art
Fox Cities Building for the Arts
111 W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
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