www.visarts.org art venture at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. summer 1812 West Main Street Richmond, VA 23220 (804) 353-0094 www.visarts.org Morning and afternoon classes available from 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-3:30. Classes are designed for ages 4-5, 6-8, 8-10, 10-13 plus teen workshops.
View the full summer schedule online and register by calling 353-0094 or by mail with the online registration form found at www.visarts.org/classes/youth . One-week classes for ages 4 through teens run from June 4th through late August 2007. A peek at what 9s in store for Summer 2007...
Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design Photographic Mosaics Fashion Design Stained Glass Animation + Cartoooning Bookmaking + Creative Writing Graphic Design + Zines Black + White Darkroom Photography Fiber Arts Screenprinting Painting ... and more! Formerly the Hand Workshop June 22 through September 4, 2009 One-week classes 4or ages 3 through teens Morning and a4ternoon classes available Register online at visarts.org or call 353-0094!
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Main St. Richmond, VA 23220 Dated Material Plesae deliver by February 10 Check us out at the Artventure Open House February 28 ~ 1-4 pm Free workshops in clay, fber, painting and more! ArtVenture Class ... more. less.
Descriptions Masters in Arts Ages 3-5 Years A brst art class for youngsters, this class is designed for a parent and child to explore together the various materials, tools and pos - sibilities of drawing, painting and sculpture.<br><br> Children must be accompanied by a par - ent or adult guardian in this class. 3-D Art Start (Week 1) Students will create their own architecture and sculptures from plans that we draw in class. Each day we will introduce different ideas and materials, following the children 9s lead.<br><br> We will draw, measure and create con- structions using cardboard, found materials, wood, paper and glue. Experimenting is fun! Mobile Mania (Week 8) Inspired by Alexander Calder 9s mobiles we will create beautiful mobiles of our own.<br><br> Learning about drafting, balance and materials, we will have fun drawing Calder 9s mobiles, and then create two mobiles: one paper mobile and our /nal product, a painted wooden mobile. Puppet-palooza (Week 10) In this class we will learn basic construc- tion and sewing techniques and create our own soft, wool felt puppets. We will learn about the history and design of puppets, create our own stage and props, and per- form a puppet play based on a folktale.<br><br> Play With Clay (Weeks 3 & 6) It 9s fun to get your hands dirty! Our youngest potters will explore the mate- rial of clay, creating sculptures, forms, and experimenting with color and form. Animation + Cartooning Animation Kirk O 9Brien Working with drawings, paper cutouts & clay, students will grasp the secret process of bringing inanimate subjects to life as they design and produce their own 2-D and 3-D animation sequences.<br><br> Ages 6-8: Weeks 2 & 7 Ages 9-12: Weeks 2, 5 & 7 Ages 12-teens: Week 9 Animation 2 Kirk O 9Brien For students who have taken the basic anima- tion class, this class will focus on storyboarding, camera techniques, lighting and basic sound. Prerequisite: Animation with Mr. O 9Brien.<br><br> Ages 9-12: Week 9 Cartooning Kirk O 9Brien Students will invent their own cartoon characters and stories as they learn about drawing methods and materials used by professional cartoonists. Students will also explore the history of the comic form. Ages 6-8: Weeks 1,6 & 8 Ages 8-10: Week 4 Ages 9-12: Weeks 1, 4, 6, 8 &11 Ages 12-teens: Week 10 Cartooning 2 Kirk O 9Brien Continue to create characters and comic strips!<br><br> This class focuses more on a student 9s individual style, with more one-on-one instruction. Prerequisite: cartooning experience. Ages 9-12: Week 10 Clay + Ceramics Clay: Handbuilding Anthony Cioe/Jeff Vick Exploring the endless possibilities of structure and form, students will use clay to explore hand- built forms including coil and pinch-pots.<br><br> The pieces will be brush-painted with a large palette of glaze colors and kiln-/red. Materials fee $20 . Ages 6-8: Weeks 2, 4, 5 & 9 Ages 8-10: Weeks 1, 2 & 10 Ages 9-12: Weeks 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Clay: Wheel Throwing Amy Chapin/Jeff Vick In this class, potters will learn the tech- niques for creating ceramic forms - plates, cups and vases - while working on an electric wheel.<br><br> Materials fee $20 . Ages 12-teens: Weeks 1, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 9 Clay: Jewelry Tasha McKelvey Use clay to create fun ceramic jewelry & accessories. We will make beads, rings, necklaces and more.<br><br> Students will work with a variety of clays including terra cotta, earthenware and polymer clay. We will use found objects and handmade molds to im- press our creations. Materials fee: $10 Ages 9-12: Weeks 9 & 11 Drawing + Painting A Whole New World Cindy Eide Landscape is one of the oldest, broadest and diverse genres of art that exists.<br><br> We will look at artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Wolf Kahn and Vincent Van Gogh for inspiration as we create our own imaginative landscapes. We will use a variety of media such as wa- tercolor, charcoal, pastels and collage. Ages 9-12: Week 1 Drawing + Painting: Animals Kendra Wadsworth With a few visits from animal friends who model for this class, students will use tradi- tional and experimental painting techniques to create extraordinary works of art.<br><br> Bring your imagination and love for animals and you will take home a portfolio of animal paintings. Ages 8-10: Weeks 2 & 3 Ages 9-12: Weeks 3, 4, 5 & 6 Fashion Illustration 1 Catherine Southall Put yourself in the shoes of a fashion design for the week. Learn how to design & illustrate your own fashions and accessories while enhanc- ing your drawing and painting skills.<br><br> Students will use watercolor, ink and colored pencils to design fabrics and a fashion collection. This class is a prerequisite for Fashion Illustration 2. Ages 10-13: Weeks 3 & 9 Ages 12-teens: Week 5 Fashion Illustration 2 Catherine Southall Each student will design & illustrate fashions using the decades of the 1900s as an inspira- tion to create fashion panels for a book.<br><br> Special studio set-ups, lighting and a dress form will enhance students 9 fashion drawing and paint- ing skills. Prerequisite: Fashion Illustration 1. Ages 10-13: Week 8 Drawing with a Sewing Machine Tesni Stephen Express yourself by using the sewing machine as a drawing tool!<br><br> We will learn the basics of sewing, free motion embroidery using the sew- ing machine, Xerox fabric transfers, embroi- dery on water-soluble materials, fraying, draw- ing, collage, stitching and more! Use a variety of media including fabrics, clothing, recycled materials and found objects to create a port- folio of experimentation and a /nal project. Ages 10-13: Week 6 Me/You/He/She 3 Figure Drawing Cindy Eide Students will be introduced to the rich and diverse art history of the human /gure in this creative workshop.<br><br> We will learn from a di- verse group of artists such as Pablo Picasso, Sally Mann, Kiki Smith and Chuck Close. Students will learn the basics of /gure draw - ing and painting, while exploring their own creative notions of non-traditional portraiture. Ages 12-teens: Week 11 Fiber + Fashion Design + Create A Bag!<br><br> Tesni Stephen Be an accessories designer! Learn how to design and realize your own bags or purses. Learn basic sewing skills and embellishing techniques such as embroidery to create one-of-a-kind pieces.<br><br> Practice by making a simple tote bag, then design a /nal project, sketch to /nish. An original bag created by you! Materials fee: $15 Ages 10-13: Weeks 1, 2, 5 & 7 Ages 12-teens: Week 4 Embroidery Sarah Hand Learn how sewing and embroidery are being incorporated into the art of today.<br><br> Students will learn sewing and embroidery stitches to create projects such as stitched critters & decorated apparel. We will also create a denim cuff bracelet using beads & embroidery thread for embellishment. Ages 10-13: Weeks 2 & 9 Art o4 Sewing Catherine Southall Be a fashion designer!<br><br> Learn the basics of machine and hand sewing techniques while creating and sewing your own one-of-a-kind designs. Discussions will include design con- cepts, fashion illustration for design and tex- tile information. Demonstrations will include sewing and pattern design techniques.<br><br> Ages 10-13: Weeks 3, 6 & 9 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 8 & 10 Weaving Cherri Hankins/Julia Janeczek This class is designed for beginners & more advanced weavers. Beginners will be initiated into this wonderful craft by learning the fundamentals of preparing the 0oor loom and weaving-off a cool rug or wall hanging. Returning students may bring in their own project ideas, produce a project sheet and work on more complex pieces under the guidance of the instructor.<br><br> Materials fee $15 . Ages 9-12: Weeks 4, 7, 8 & 9 Ages 10-16: Week 10 Painting: Still Li4e + Nature JC Gilmore Using acrylic paints, watercolor and pencil, students will learn to draw and paint like a pro and discover the principles of color, line, tex- ture and composition to create paintings with strong, exciting images. We will /nd subjects that students like and learn how to re-create them realistically in paintings and drawings.<br><br> Ages 6-8: Week 10 Ages 8-10: Weeks 2 & 9 Watercolor Painting Susan Quinnild Using watercolor paint, brushes and watercolor paper, students will complete several original watercolor paintings while learning the basics of color mixing, composition and special effects. Ages 9-12: Weeks 2, 4 & 6 Portraits: The Family Tree Project Erin Cross Have fun creating your own portraits. We will start out creating a self-portrait, and then spend the week creating portraits of friends and family.<br><br> Our /nished product will be a large family tree. Ages 6-8: Weeks 3, 8 & 9 Ages 8-10: Week 1 Fairytale Art Catherine Southall What would it have been like if Cinderella had shopped at the mall, eaten pizza or played soccer? Students will review and recreate stories and illustrations for classic fairy tales using a variety of media.<br><br> Students will design storyboards and paintings that recreate the characters, costumes and scenery for original stories. Ages 8-10: Weeks 5 & 8 Fabric Design + Construction Catherine Southall If you have ever wanted to work like designers do on Project Runway then this is the class for you. Using muslin, we will design and paint our own fabrics, create patterns and sew our own garments using machines.<br><br> Demonstrations will include sewing and pattern design techniques, and students are encouraged to be cgreen d by collecting unusual embellishments for their projects from home. Ages 12-teens: Week 6 Tie-Dye Cherri Hankins This class will teach students vari- ous tie-dyeing techniques on muslin, which can be used to adorn many use- ful objects, from T-shirts to pillowcases to socks. Join us for the fun!<br><br> Materials: stu- dents will bring in a T-shirt to tie-dye. Ages 10-13: Week 7 Silk Painting Maripat Hyatt What is silk painting? It 9s like tie-dye, ba- tik and watercolor rolled into one unique art form!<br><br> Students will mix dyes to cre- ate colors for painting on a stretched piece of silk on a frame. Materials fee $15 . Ages 12-teens: Week 8 Crazy Quilts!<br><br> Julia Janeczek Learn the basics of the sewing machine, pick fabrics and design a layout for your very own quilt! Students will learn the art and process of quilting and create a small lap quilt from start to /nish. Ages 9-12: Weeks 9 & 10 Fashion: Sketchbook Workshop Jay Sharpe Create your very own fashion designer 9s sketch- book.<br><br> As head designers in our own fashion design company, we will use our books to create our own fashion line, drawing inspira- tion from current fashion trends and from our imaginations! Learn to draw in the style of fashion illustrators with colored pencil, and create new original looks /t for the runway! Ages 12-teens: Week 10 Glass Stained Glass Mary McNeil Students have an endless variety of de- signs from which to choose and will learn to cut glass and solder it together to form their own colorful stained glass creations.<br><br> Materials fee $10 . Ages 10-13: Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5 & 10 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 2, 6 & 9 Glass Mosaics Kelly Bisogno Explore the beauty of mosaics while learning about European and Middle Eastern culture, mythology, symbolism and pattern making. Students will illustrate a thematic decorative design and use recycled glass, tile and china to create a vibrant and beautiful mosaic.<br><br> Ages 9-12: Weeks 2, 5, 6 & 9 Graphic Design Graphic Design + Zines Katie McBride Using Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator CS2, students will learn work with scanned im- ages, digitally enhance drawings and pho- tographs, and use typography to layout and printed their own zines & personal publications. Get your ideas on paper and get creative! Ages 10-13: Week 2 Ages12-teens: Week 1 Graphic Design: Mad Men Max Perry Students will learn basic graphic design and the techniques of advertising while creating their very own ad campaign.<br><br> Logos, posters, and even a commercial will be in by the deadline in this exciting course about the art of selling by design. Topics covered include signature, layout design, typeface, audience and more. Students will incorporate drawing, collage, type, and the elements of design into their own original ads, and will then group together for the production of an ciTunes-like d commercial.<br><br> Ages 10-13: Weeks 4 & 8 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 3 & 6 Graphic Design: T-Shirt Shop Liana Elguero Want to make colorful, fun illustrations and graphics on the computer? This class will show you just how the pros do it. Beginning with demonstrations of the programs, students will soon be able to create printed computer illustra- tions using Illustrator CS2 and Photoshop on Mac G5 computers.<br><br> We will put what they 9ve learned to use designing and creating an origi- nal T-shirt to take home at the end of the week. Ages 10-13: Weeks 3, 10 & 11 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 3 & 6 Metal + Jewelry Design Bead Art Ingrid Bernhardt With the use of a variety of sizes and shapes in beads supplied, students will learn to adorn and create bead jewelry, and learn a variety of techniques including off-loom bead weaving ba- sics. Materials fee $25 covers a bead tool kit.<br><br> Ages 10-13: Weeks 6, 8, &10 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design Jay Sharpe Using metalsmithing tools to learn the tech- niques of cutting, piercing and soldering, students will learn to fabricate their own 3-D art forms or jewelry out of sheets of brass, cop- per, aluminum and wire. Materials fee $10. Ages 9-12: Weeks 3, 8 & 10 Ages 10-13: Weeks 5, 6 & 9 Ages 12-teens: Week 4 Memento Assemblage Jewelry: Charm and ID Bracelets Lynalise Woodlief Learn the basics of metalsmithing, including piercing, /ling and creating texture and words on metal to create charms.<br><br> Students will design their own unique bracelet using fabricated copper and brass pieces, possibly integrating beads, found objects or mixed media. Materials fee: $10 Ages 8-10: Weeks 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 11 Ages 9-12: Week 2 Printmaking + Book Arts Fun with Printmaking Cindy Eide/JC Gilmore/Dixie Johnson Young artists will be able to learn about fun and easy ways to turn their creative drawings into colorful multiples while exploring various textures and surfaces for their original designs. Ages 6-8: Weeks 1, 4, 8, 10 & 11 Ages 8-10: Week 3 Art Everywhere!<br><br> Mary Rothlisberger You can make art anywhere you want, and interactive art is all around you! Explore alter- native art practices, creative re-use of unlikely materials, installation and collaboration. Use your imagination to transform the Visual Arts Center into a temporary sculpture garden.<br><br> Make a spider 9s web out of plastic forks, or a bird 9s nest out of twigs! As a collaborative team, we will be sharing imaginaries, building commu- nity, and creating conversations outside of the traditional classroom and gallery space. Art is everywhere.<br><br> Everyone is an artist. Let 9s play. Ages 9-12: Week 2 Ages 12-teens: Week 2 Wood Woodworking Doug Finkel Explore a variety of methods for making func- tional and sculptural objects out of wood.<br><br> Projects include spinning tops, turned pens, bowls and candleholders. Shaped ob- jects can then be painted, scorched, pyro- graphed, textured or left natural. The projects are designed to allow students the chance to make their own design decisions and to move in the direction they most enjoy.<br><br> Ages 12-teens: Weeks 7 & 8 Writing Artist Journals: Writers Workshop Bird Cox Writing turns the paintbrush inward, connected the writer with the power of individual imagina- tion. This workshop will ask the student to explore language possibilities, build the characters and worlds of their dreams, and view their own lives and experiences as rich palettes for creating! Ages 11-14: Weeks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 Collage For Kids Mary Melton/Staff Remember when you were told not to deface your books?<br><br> We will cut and tear, paint and scrape, sew and trim, and tear out pages of old books to turn them into beautiful works of art. This class is part collage, part scrapbooking and part journaling. A list of suggested materials to bring to customize your book will be sent out before class.<br><br> Ages 9-12: Weeks 1 & 10 Art Explorers: Creative Artist Books Cindy Eide Just as explorers use on their adventures, our young explorers will create a personal journal using bookmaking techniques and will /ll the journals with maps, cave drawings, collages, and paintings. Students may also choose to write and illustrate stories for their journal. Ages 9-12: Weeks 2, 4, & 7 Screenprinting JC Gilmore Printmaking is an exciting way to create beautiful colorful images in multiples!<br><br> Students will learn the basics of silk screen printing and create images for transfer to paper, fabric, and t-shirts. The class uses non-toxic ink and solvents and no experience is necessary. Ages 9-12: Week 5 Ages 12-teens: Week 5 Experimental Printmaking Cindy Eide Students will learn mixed media processes that incorporate experimental printmaking.<br><br> We will look at masters such as Durer and Goya, as well as contemporary artists and ways in which print media is being used today. We may try digital transfers, Xerox copy transfers, relief printing, monotypes, and cine colle, printing on a variety of surfaces including found objects, paper, fabric, and wood. Ages 12-teens: Week 6 Photography + Video B + W Darkroom Photography Jayna Champeau Students will learn to visualize through the camera 9s lens as they compose pictures with a 35mm camera.<br><br> Lessons include composition, timing, subject matter, basic camera opera- tions, a picture-taking /eld trip on Tuesday, and darkroom time for printing the rest of the week. Students are encouraged to bring in a 35mm camera, or may borrow one of ours for the week. $30 materials fee , and students must bring a Quaker oatmeal tin to the /rst class, which they will use to create pinhole cameras.<br><br> Ages 9-12: Weeks 1, 3 & 4 Ages 10-13: Weeks 7 & 9 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 3, 5 & 8 Video Filmmaking Eric Miller Be your own director! In this video class students will learn how to recognize the elements needed to produce movies and then work in the lab to produce their own. Using the Flip!<br><br> video camera and Apple computers we will learn about fram- ing the shot, lighting the scene, working from a script and editing. By working on the basics the students will broaden their understanding of the medium and have a great time making movies. Ages 10-13: Weeks 1 & 5 Ages 12-teens: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 Sculpture Junk Sculpture Kendra Wadsworth Get ready to go on collection /eld trips in the fan to a thrift store and nearby parks to create art inspired by nature and everyday objects.<br><br> Using fabrics and scrap materials, we will incorporate innovative weaving techniques to create hanging tapestries and sculptures. Ages 8-10: Week 7 Ages 10-13: Weeks 2, 6 & 7 Mask Making JC Gilmore/Sarah Hand Celebrate mask making! Explore and create masks in0uenced by many different cultures.<br><br> Students will use sculptural techniques that include plaster casting, mold-making, mixed media applications, and decorative painting. Ages 6-8: Weeks 5 & 6 Puppetmaking Sarah Hand Things all around us will inspire us to create puppets of imaginary animals and monsters, and critters out of fabric, special papers, string, and found treasures. As a class, we will explore ways to create a simple puppet theatre and our last class of the week will include an original puppet show /nale for parents and friends!<br><br> Ages 6-8: Weeks 3 & 7 Ages 8-10: Week 6 Giant Parade Puppets Sarah Hand Spend the week constructing really big puppets! We 9ll make giant masks, big scenery, noisemakers, and amazing creatures like a many- legged dragon and a very big monster -- all of them big enough to wear, some of them bigger than YOU! At the end of the week, we 9ll have a parade and giant puppet show for our families.<br><br> Ages 9-12: Week 7 10:30am-12pm Masters In Art: 3-D Art Start! av9101 9am-12pm Cartooning av9102 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9103 A Whole New World av9104 B+W Darkroom Photography av9105 Stained Glass av9106 Video Filmmaking av9107 Wheel Throwing av9108 12:45-3:45pm Fun With Printmaking av9109 Handbuilding av9110 Portraits: Family Tree Project av9111 Cartooning av9112 Collage For Kids av9113 Design + Create A Bag av9114 Graphic Design + Zines av9115 9am-12pm Handbuilding av9201 Drawing + Painting Animals av9202 Painting: Still Life + Nature av9203 Art Everywhere! av9204 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9205 Animation av9206 Graphic Design + Zines av9207 Design + Create A Bag!<br><br> av9208 Clay: Wheel Throwing av9209 Stained Glass av9210 12:45-3:45pm Animation av9211 Handbuilding av9212 Glass Mosaics av9213 Creative Artist Books av9214 Watercolor Painting av9215 Embroidery av9216 Junk Sculpture av9217 Video Filmmaking av9218 Art Everywhere: av9219 Site Speci/c Sculpture Installation 10:30am-12pm Masters In Arts- Play With Clay av9301 9am-12pm Puppetmaking av9302 Drawing + Painting Animals av9303 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9304 B + W Photography av9305 Stained Glass av9306 Art Of Sewing av9307 Graphic Design: Mad Men! av9308 Clay: Wheel Throwing av9309 12:45-3:45pm Portraits: Family Tree Project av9310 Fun With Printmaking av9311 Clay Handbuilding av9312 Drawing + Painting Animals av9313 Graphic Design- T-shirt Shop! av9314 Fashion Illustration 1 av9315 B + W Photography av9316 9am-12pm Fun With Printmaking av9401 Clay Handbuilding av9402 Weaving av9403 Watercolor Painting av9404 Cartooning av9405 Graphic Design: Mad Men!<br><br> av9406 Stained Glass av9407 Wheel Throwing av9408 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9409 12:45-3:45pm Clay Handbuilding av9410 Cartooning av9411 Creative Artist Books av9412 B + W Photography av9413 Drawing + Painting Animals av9414 Artist Journals: Writers av9415 Video Filmmaking av9416 Design + Create A Bag! av9417 9am-12pm Clay Handbuilding av9501 Fairytale Art av9502 Glass Mosaics av9503 Animation av9504 Video Filmmaking av9505 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9506 B+W Darkroom Photography av9507 Screen Printing av9508 12:45-3:45pm Maskmaking av9509 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9510 Drawing + Painting Animals av9511 Clay Handbuilding av9512 Animation av9513 Design + Create A Bag! av9514 Stained Glass av9515 Artist Journals: Writers av9516 Graphic Design - T-shirt Shop!<br><br> av9517 Fashion Illustration 1 av9518 10:30am-12pm Masters In Arts- Play With Clay av9601 9am-12pm Maskmaking av9602 Puppetmaking av9603 Watercolor Painting av9604 Cartooning av9605 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9606 Junk Sculpture av9607 Art Of Sewing av9608 Video Filmmaking av9609 Wheel Throwing av9610 Stained Glass av9611 12:45-3:45pm Cartooning av9612 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9613 Glass Mosaics av9614 Clay Handbuilding av9615 Drawing + Painting Animals av9616 Bead Art av9617 Drawing w/ a Sewing Machine av9618 Artist Journals: Writers av9719 Graphic Design: Madmen! av9620 Experimental Printmaking av9621 Fabric Design + Construction av9622 Week 1: June 22-26 Week 2: June 29-July 3 Week 3: July 6-10 Week 4: July 13-17 Week 5: July 20-24 Week 6: July 27-31 9am-12pm Puppetmaking av9701 Junk Sculpture av9702 Screen Printing av9703 Weaving av9704 Animation av9705 Design + Create A Bag! av9706 B+W Darkroom Photography av9707 Video Filmmaking av9708 Wheel Throwing av9709 12:45-3:45pm Animation av9710 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9711 Creative Artist Books av9712 Giant Parade Puppets av9713 Clay Handbuilding av9714 Junk Sculpture av9715 Tie Dye av9716 Artist Journals: Writers av9717 Graphic Design- T-shirt Shop!<br><br> av9718 Woodworking av9719 10:30am-12pm Masters In Arts: Mobiles! av9801 9am-12pm Portraits: Family Tree Project av9802 Fairytale Art av9803 Cartooning av9804 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9805 Silk Painting av9806 B+W Darkroom Photography av9807 Video Filmmaking av9808 12:45-3:45pm Fun With Printmaking av9809 Cartooning av9810 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9811 Weaving av9812 Handbuilding av9813 Graphic Design: Madmen! av9814 Bead Art av9815 Artist Journals: Writers av9816 Art Of Sewing av9817 Woodworking av9818 9am-12pm Portraits: Family Tree Project av9901 Painting: Still Life + Nature av9902 Weaving av9903 Clay Jewelry av9904 Animation 2 av9905 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av9906 B + W Photography av9907 Art Of Sewing av9908 Stained Glass av9909 Clay Wheel Throwing av9910 12:45-3:45pm Clay Handbuilding av9911 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av9912 Glass Mosaics av9913 Crazy Quilts!<br><br> av9914 Embroidery av9915 Fashion Illustration 1 av9916 Artist Journals:Writers av9917 Video Filmmaking av9918 Animation av9919 10:30am-12pm Masters In Arts: Puppetpalooza! av91001 9am-12pm Painting: Still Life + Nature av91002 Clay Handbuilding av91003 Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design av91004 Stained Glass av91005 Graphic Design: T-shirt Shop! av91006 Weaving av91007 Collage for Kids av91017 Cartooning av91008 Fashion: Sketchbook Workshop av91009 12:45-3:45pm Fun With Printmaking av91010 Clay Handbuilding av91011 Cartooning 2 av91012 Crazy Quilts!<br><br> av91013 Bead Art av91014 Art Of Sewing av91015 Video Filmmaking av91016 Week 7: August 3-7 Week 8: August 10-14 Week 9: August 17-21 Week 10: August 24- 28 9am-12pm Fun With Printmaking av91101 Memento Assemblage Jewelry av91102 Clay Jewelry av91103 Cartooning av91104 Graphic Design - T-shirt Shop! av91105 Me/You/He/She - Figure Drawing av91106 Week 11: Aug. 31-Sept.<br><br> 4 KEY: Use these class codes when completing your registration. The listings are color- coded 4or the appropriate age o4 participants: Ages 6-8 in orange . Ages 8-10 in green .<br><br> Ages 9-12 and 10-13 in blue . Ages 11-14 and 12-teens in black. The fve morning Masters in Arts classes are 4or ages 3-5 with an adult.<br><br> Tuition for each 3-hour studio class: $115 Members $125 Non-Members 3-hour studio class times: Morning 9:00am-12:00pm Afternoon 12:45-3:45pm Tuition for each Masters in Arts 1½-hour class: $70 Members $75 Non-Members 1½-hour morning class time: 10:30am-12:00pm Tuition includes materials fees unless otherwise noted. Some classes may require items brought from home 3 please read class descriptions carefully. Classes meet Monday - Friday for one week.<br><br> Students who enroll in morning and afternoon classes are invited to bring a lunch and are supervised for the 45-minute lunch break. How to register Registration for VisArts members begins February 4, 2009. Open registration begins February 18, 2009.<br><br> Please read our cancellation & refund policy carefully before you register. Memberships are available at time of registration. Families are encouraged to participate in membership for early registration.<br><br> Classes /ll quickly! Online: Online registration is easy to use! Just head to the website at visarts.org and click on Summer Artventure.<br><br> Add the classes you would like to register for to your shopping cart, enter your payment information and you 9re done! By phone: Call 804/353-0094 with all necessary class information, charge card number, expiration date and cardholder 9s name. By mail: Registration forms can be found at visarts.org.<br><br> Non-member registrations received by mail prior to open registration will be processed in the order received. In person: Registration hours are 8:30am-6:30pm at the front desk at 1812 W. Main Street.<br><br> Payment Registrations will be processed only with full payment and in the order received. Checks, cash and credit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover). Materials fees are due with tuition at time of registration.<br><br> Cancellation & Refund Policy 50% of class tuition fees and all materials fees are refunded if notice is received at least two weeks prior to the /rst class meeting. No refund will be made if notice is received less than two weeks prior to the /rst class meeting. Visual Arts Center of Richmond reserves the right to cancel any class with insuf/cient enrollment.<br><br> Fees are 100% refundable if the class is cancelled by the VisArts, and students are invited to switch into another class that has available spots. Class Confrmations Based on class registrations, we will make every effort to send a con/rmation letter, a packet of class guidelines, and emergency contact form by mail two weeks prior to start of class. You may call to check the status of your registration at any time.<br><br> Class Size Summer Artventure classes offer individualized instruction, and enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Professional artists/instructors teach all classes and work to inspire and develop each student 9s individual expression. Professional artist/instructors will supervise children during all class activities.<br><br> Age Ranges Summer Artventure classes are offered to children ages 3-teens. Classes are thoughtfully planned to /t the skill set for each age range. The age ranges for classes are designed to create comfortable learning environments for all students -- not on a child 9s artistic ability.<br><br> No exceptions are made. Ages12-teens classes are geared to ages 12-16. Students age 16 and above who are serious about art are encouraged to consider registering for an adult studio class.<br><br> Attire Children should wear clothing that is appropriate for making art, which is often messy. For safety, we require closed-toe shoes (no 0ip-0ops) for classes in photography, stained glass and wood. Ingrid Bernhardt is a graduate of the Pratt Institute.<br><br> Her beadwork is exhibited nationally. Kelly Bisogno has taught art classes through VCU Summer Discovery and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Jayna Champeau is a freelance photographer who holds a BFA concentrated in photography from VCU.<br><br> Amy Chaplin holds a BS in education and a BFA from Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. Erin Cross is a freelance artist who has her BFA in printmaking and MFA in Visual Studies. Anthony Cioe holds an MFA from VCU and has studied in Murano, Italy, with Maestro Davide Salvadore.<br><br> Cindy Eide is a local artist who focuses on painting, printmaking and book arts. Liana Elguero studied photography and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Doug Finkel attended RIT School for American Craft and received his masters in science for teaching in woodworking.<br><br> JC Gilmore is a professional artist who has taught at VACR since 1989. Sarah Hand is a local artist and puppeteer who developed educational programs for the AIGA and VMFA. Cherri Allen Hankins is the owner of Maidens Handweaver and teaches a variety of 6ber arts locally.<br><br> Maripatt Hyatt is a local teacher and professional artist. Julia Janeczek is a freelance designer who holds a BFA in apparel design from VCU. Dixie Johnson moved to Richmond from Nashville, where she interned with Hatch Show Print.<br><br> Katie McBride has a BFA from VCU in communication arts & design and works as a free-lance illustrator and designer. Tasha McKelvey shows her pottery and ceramic jewelry throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Mary McNeil is a local teacher and stained glass artist.<br><br> Eric Miller is a VCU graduate and independent movie producer/director. Kerry Mills is a local artist and art historian. Kirk O 9Brien is a professional freelance cartoonist and illustrator.<br><br> His work can be viewed online at inkyline.com. Tuition + Registration Max Perry received his MFA from American University and his BFA from VCU. He has self-published comics and zines.<br><br> Susan Quinnild is a watercolor instructor and studio potter. She served as VACR 9s 2005 Master Teacher. Mary Rothlisberger is a visiting artist who holds an MFA from Washington State University.<br><br> Nancy Sowder is a MFA graduate of the VCU ceramics program and a local preschool teacher. Jay Sharpe is a professional metalsmith who holds a BFA from VCU and operates a jewelry store in Carytown. Catherine Southall has a BFA in Fashion Design and 20 years experience in the fashion industry.<br><br> Tesni Stephen holds a BFA in apparel design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Jeff Vick received his MFA with a concentration in ceramics from VCU. Lynalise Woodlief is a graduate of VCU.<br><br> She works as a designer and craftsperson for feature 6lms. Kendra Wadsworth holds a MFA in Painting from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BFA in Painting from VCU. Artventure Instructors<br><br>