Summer Festivities 2018 Classes

Once a week summer sessions and full week long art adventures
Indoor / outdoor classes, on hot days we will stay cool in the air conditioning.
Art classes taught by Julie Hawkins, Caleb Bernard, Dawn Brindley-Howe, and Jenny Murphy
assisted by Mary Kate (Doodles) and Katie Cupcake
Sibling discount 10%….sign up for more than one class 10% off second class
We can pro-rate sessions if you miss one or want to sign up for just a few.

To register call 781-545-9326 or Stop by and fill out a registration form


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Once a Week Classes

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Seaside Treasures…with Julie *** 6 weeks
Ages 4-7
Mondays: 3:30-5pm
$105 or ($20 per class)

July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13
This class will brim with creativity as students craft ocean-themed art. A variety of exciting art projects will be created including: Funky birds, dazzling fish, treasure chests, mermaids and mermen, and ocean life in a variety of mediums, vibrant batik wall hangings, and more inspired works of art.

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Woodland Elves & Fairy Folk…with Julie  *** 6 weeks
Ages 4-7
Tuesdays: 3:30-5pm
$105 or ($20 per class)

July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14
Rainbow fairies, adorable gnomes, wizards, elves, unicorns, and magical dragons, will come to life in large and small sizes. A class filled with imagination, myth, and fantastical art. A variety of art mediums will be used including drawing, painting, paper mache, clays and lots of magical sparkles.

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Wheelworks & Creative Clay …with Julie  *** 6 weeks
Ages 7-12
Wednesdays: 3:30-5:00
$110

July 11, 18, 25 August 1, 8, 15
A creative class exploring pottery wheel techniques, hand building methods, and major creativity. Learn basic skills on the pottery wheel (we will rotate time during class), and exciting hand building work incorporating the theme of summer and ocean art. If you love to work in clay this class is a must for you.

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Drawing, Painting & Photography…..with Julie  *** 6 weeks
Ages 7-12
Thursdays: 3:30-5pm
$105 or ($20 per class)

July 12, 19, 26 August 2, 9, 16
A summer tradition of drawing, painting, and taking photos in the harbor, as well as a few field trips to local gardens, galleries, and the lighthouse. This class is such a great summer class, and we have the perfect location to offer this with glorious places for walkabouts. Students will have their own sketchbook for drawing, and all finished masterpieces will be on stretched canvas, watercolor paper, or masonite, plus a few framed images.

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Week Long Themes

***Sibling discount 10%***

Session 1

Cartooning with Caleb AM CLASS
Ages 6-12
June 26-29 (4 days)
10am-12 noon
$98

Three cheers to Caleb!! He is a recent graduate from Mass Art in animation and is brimming with vibrant energy and ideas to explore. If you have already taken classes with Caleb than you know he is totally off the wall and a blast and a half. His classes are lively and the camaraderie is super fun. In class, everyone has group lessons and individual time for instruction and improving their cartooning skills. If you haven’t taken class with this howler you are in for a real treat of inspiration. The new students after a brief explanation of the basics will begin to work on writing, drawing, and completing a 1-2 page comic book, with original stories and characters. For the veteran cartoonists they will continue to work on writing, drawing, and completing an extended 3-5 page comic book with an innovative story and characters.

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Session 1

Advanced Cartooning…with Caleb PM CLASS
Ages 11-16
June 26-29 (4 days)
1pm-3pm
$98

Caleb will work with each student to build their narrative, work on advanced skills, individual style, and will explore different cartooning animation styles, such as UPA animation style, Japanese/Anime style, and more.

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Session 2

Wheelworks & Creative Clay week one.… with Julie
Ages 7-12
July 9 – July 13
10am-12 pm
$125 

Roll up your sleeves and get ready for mess. This week is devoted to clay. Join in this exciting class creating many gems on and off the pottery wheel. Learn basic skills on the pottery wheel (we will rotate time during class) and explore handbuilding work incorporating the themes of summer, ocean, and animals, as well as personal themes for those who have taken classes before and wish to explore a theme. If you love to work in clay this class is a must for you.

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Session 3

Wheelworks & Creative Clay week two… with Julie
Ages 7-12
July 16 – July 20
10am-12 noon
$125

Clay week is so popular we are adding in another week this summer. Come for one or both weeks as the subject matter will be different. Week two will have a fantasy element with fairies, dragons, mythical creatures, animals, and more. Join in this exciting class creating many gems on and off the pottery wheel. If you love to work in clay this class is a must.

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Session 4

Drawing, Painting & Mixed media…. with Julie AM CLASS
Ages 6-12
July 23 – July 27
10am-12 noon
$105

This class is a summer tradition at the studio and sooooooo much fun. A week long adventure filled with creativity, fun, camaraderie, and brushing up on your drawing & painting skills. We will journey in the harbor to draw, go to galleries, travel to local gardens, places of beauty, and create masterpieces. I have some new adventures we can go on and explore. Students will have their own sketchbook for drawing, and all finished masterpieces will be on stretched canvas, watercolor paper, or masonite, plus a few framed images, and scratch boards. Young artist will also have the opportunity to take photos and create some collage pieces. If you have a camera and want to bring it to class you are welcome to bring it. This will surely be a fabulous class filled with creativity.

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Session 4

Cartooning…with Caleb PM CLASS
Ages 6-12
July 23 – July 27
1pm – 3pm
$105

See description session 1

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Session 5

Ocean Treasures.… with Julie
Ages 6-12
July 30 – Aug 3
10am-12 noon
$105

Every summer it is a tradition to have an ocean inspired class. This year it will be brimming with many of my favorite things. We will design really cool mosaic fish, colorful tye dies, dazzling ocean batiks and pillows, amazing ocean resin pieces (my favorite), sea life sculptures, mermaids, and more. Many art mediums will be explored including sewing, wood, mosaics, mixed media, clays, and lots of sparkles, gemstones, and sea glass.

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Session 6

Cartooning…with Caleb AM CLASS
Ages 6-12
Aug 6 – 10
10am-12 noon
$105

see session 1 description

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Session 6

Advanced Cartooning…with Caleb PM CLASS
Ages 11-16
Aug 6 – 10
1pm – 3pm
$105

Caleb will work with each student to build their narrative, work on advanced skills, individual style, and will explore different cartooning animation styles, such as UPA animation style, Japanese/Anime style, and more.

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Session 7

Mosaics…with Julie
Ages 8-up (Adults welcome)
Aug 13-15 Mon-Wed (3 Days)
10am-12 noon
$90

An exciting class where students will design their own framed stained glass mosaic. The finished masterpieces are gorgeous. Come by the studio to see examples.

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Workshops

Cartooning …with Caleb /Saturdays
Ages 6 -12 (older veteran students always welcome)
Saturdays June 2, 16, July 21, Aug 4
10am-12pm
$28 each or more than one $25 each

Caleb is offering several week long programs this summer and Saturday workshops. Come and enjoy Saturday mornings with Caleb in an incredibly enthusiastic environment brimming with vibrant energy and ideas to explore. If you have already taken classes with Caleb than you know he is totally off the wall and a blast and a half. His classes are lively and the camaraderie is super fun. In class, everyone has group lessons and individual time for instruction and improving their cartooning skills.

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Myths and Magic Papercraft Class…with Dawn
Friday July 20th
Ages 6- up Adults welcome
2-3:30pm
$28

Lose yourself in the glittery world of mythical creatures and make a 3D magical creation with stamps, ink, and paper. If you love dragons and unicorns this class is for you.

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Under The Sea…With Dawn
Friday July 27th
Ages 6- up Adults welcome
2-3:30pm
$28

Using ink and paper, create an under the sea artwork and a mini aquarium.

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Happy Birthday Cards & Ice Cream Party…with Dawn
Friday August 10th
Ages 6- up Adults welcome
2-3:30pm
$28

Make a stash of birthday cards to give to friends and finish class with a tasty cool treat.

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Adult Classes

Art & Yoga with Jenny
Thursday nights July 12, 19, 20, 26, Aug 2, 16 (6 classes)
7-8:30 pm
$120

Join us at The Little House of Arts for Creative Yoga classes! Come explore how themes in art history can inspire your yoga practice. Experience how you can view art images, and then embody them in mind and movement. The first class will be dedicated to landscape photographs of Ansel Adams. There will be a 15 minute discussion/viewing of his art, followed by an hour yoga class. The classes will be Vinyasa Flow classes. All levels welcome.

Space is limited: maximum of 6 students

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Birthdays at the studio…

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Come celebrate your birthday with us in a creative atmosphere
with many exciting opportunities to explore art making. Parties are one and a half hours
$150 up to 12 kids Many fun themes & projects to choose from…
If you can imagine it…we can create it..

Many fun themes & projects to choose from… If you can imagine it…we can create it..

Some ideas to choose from include:

Ages (turning 5) Stuffed animals (dogs, bears, ocean creatures), backpacks, puppet making, unicorn pillows, fish pillows, star pillows, painting and drawing, clay volcanos and dinosaurs, all sorts of animal themes, frozen parties, theme parties,…the sky is the limit…

Ages 6-8 Back packs, dream pillows, stuffed animals, wishing bottles, animals in clay or paper mache, pet themes, lots of fairy projects, wizard houses, dream pillows, star pillows, animal pillows, frozen themed parties, fairy houses, boys…volcanos and dinosaurs, cartooning,…the sky is the limit…

Ages 9-12 Dream pillows, jewelry, wishing bottles, gourd animals, paintings, sea glass projects,

bags painting, many types of clay projects, coco masks, enchanting projects, lots of cool painting & drawing projects, cartooning, felted sculptures, clay scenes, mask making and so much more….Pick a theme and we will design the art.


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