Summer Festivities 2015

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, Sally Dean, assisted by 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
All classes include supplies & snacks, and of course delightful lemonade and camaraderie

Once a Week Classes

Tropical Treasures…with Julie
Ages 4-7
Mondays: 3:30-5:00

$120 or ($20 per class) 

June 29, July 6,13,20,27, Aug 3,10,17

This class will brim with creativity as students craft exotic tropical-themed art. A variety of exciting art projects will be created including : Funky birds, dazzling fish and ocean life in a variety of mediums, vibrant batik wall hangings, creative bottle cap art, beaded wire scultpures and more tantalizing works of art.



Inspired Artworks by Eric Carle…with Julie
Ages 7-14
Tuesdays: 330-5:00

$120 ($20 per class)

June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18

Creative art projects inspired by stories written by Eric Carle. Young artists will explore a variety of expressive outpouring using collage, painting, sculpture, and mixed-media. This will be a creative time brimming with brilliant hues, creative fun, and stilulating projects.


Wheelworks & Creative Clay…with Julie
Ages 7 – 12
Wednesdays: 3:30-5:00


July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19

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. If you love to work in clay this class
is a must for you. If this class fills up quickly I may add another, or if a parent wants to come
and join the class I will add in a later time for that….or if some adults (big kids) have a hankering to do some clay this summer I will add in a class for that. So speak up about what you would like and we can add in more classes.


Spring_2015_006Drawing, Painting, photography….with Julie
Ages 8-13
Thursdays: 3:30-5:00

$120 ($20 per class)

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20

A summer tradition of drawing, painting, and taking photos in the harbor, as well as a few field trips to local gardens 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 sketch book for drawing, and all finished masterpieces will be on stretched canvas, watercolor paper, or masonite, plus a few framed images.



IMG_3135Cartooning with Caleb
Ages 7 & up
Tuesday eves: 6:00-7:30

$120 ($20 per class)

June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18

If you have already taken classes with Caleb than you know he is a blast and a half and the laughter is plenty.  Join Caleb for eves of cartooning and fun.  This once a week class will focus on drawing cartoons and characters, writing storyboards and cartoons, and expanding your talents. New students and veteran students welcome.


Week Long themes

If you would like to take both classes being offered in a session you can bring a lunch, and go for a walkabout in the harbor with Julie or Katie

Session 1: Drawing, Painting, Photography & field trips…. with Julie

June 30 – July3
Ages 7-13-up 1pm-12 pm $125 ***3 Hour Class***

A wonderful tradition at the studio. This week long adventure is filled with creativity, fun, camaraderie, and brushing up your drawing & painting skills. We will journey in the harbor to draw, go to galleries, travel to local gardens and places of beauty (such as worlds end), and create masterpieces. Two or more exciting field trips will be announced. Students will have their own sketch book for drawing, and all finished masterpieces will be on stretched canvas, watercolor paper, or masonite, plus a few framed images. Young artist will also have the opportunity to take photos and create some collage pieces. This will surely be a fabulous class filled with creativity. Personal style & interests are encouraged.

Session 2: Native Clay/wheel time…with Julie

July 6-10 ~ AM Class
Ages 7-13 10am – 12pm $125 ***Space is Limited***

Roll up your sleeves and get ready for mess. This week is devoted to clay and ultimate creativity in mud. Sculptors will design Native American inspired clay work. Projects include: Totem poles, masks, Lord of the Sun, power animals, tribal pieces, kachina dolls, and more. Students will work on and off the pottery wheel learning the various techniques. Pieces will be ready for pickup three weeks after class ends.

Session 2: Cartooning…with Caleb

July 6-10 ~ PM Class
Ages 6-12 $98

If you already have taken classes with Caleb than you know he is totally off the wall and a blast and a half. If you haven’t taken class with this howler you are in for a real treat of inspiration. Caleb is on fire with great ideas and brings out the best in everyone with an incredible amount of fun and camaraderie. For the veteran cartooninsts they will continue to work on writing, drawing, and completing an extended 3-5 page comic book with an original story and characters. 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. Caleb is a blast and this class is always a barrel full of laughs and fantastic comics. He will offer an extension of this class July 27- 31.

Session 3: Wizard of Clay/wheel time…with Julie

July 13-17 ~ AM Class
Ages 7-13 $125 ***Space is Limited***
10am – 12pm

Roll up your sleeves for week two of claytime. This week the theme will relate to enchantement. Wizards, castle planters, gnomes, dragons, gargoyles, and animals will be created. On and off the pottery wheel vibrant works in clay will be produced. If you have a personal theme you wish to explore there will be plenty of room for that too. Come on down and get messy in mud. Pieces will be ready for pick up 3 weeks after session ends. Register early, class size is limited.

Session 4: Creative Roar/Felting & Fabrics…with Julie

July 20-24 ~ AM Class
Ages 9-up $98
10am – 12pm

A class filled with creative fun using felting methods and fabrics. Young artists will felt adorable animals, as well as sew stuffed animals. Felting is soooooo much fun and totally addicting.

Session 4: Pen & ink Creatures & Monsters…with Caleb

July 20-24 ~ PM Class
Ages 8-16 $98

Delve into the world of creative imagination and detailed drawings. Caleb is completely jazzed to offer this week of drawing creatures and monsters, and inking in finished masterpieces. Favorite final artistry will be framed and ready for hanging

Session 5: Cartooning…with Caleb

July 27-31 ~ AM Class
Ages 6-12
10am-12pm $98

See description for session 2. If you want to take both weeks you can continue on your creative cartooning journey, and develop your characters and cartoon strips. As you know designing comics is an endless process filled with immense creativity.

Session 5: Fairy Tale Art…with Julie

July 27-31 ~ PM Class
Ages 6-12
1pm-3pm $98

Fairy tales do come true, especially in this class. Young artists will create adorable summer fairy houses, rainbow fairies, cinderella dolls, uicorn pillows, sparkling paintings, and more. If you love enchantement, this class is a must.

Session 6: Mosaics….with Julie (Adults welcome)

August 3-7 ~ AM Class
Ages 8-up
10am-12pm $125

A dazzling class where students will design their own stained glass mosaics and beautiful sea glass pieces. Students will also have the opportunity to design wire wrapped pieces which can be turned into beautiful jewelry, wind chimes, and exquisite art forms. Adults welcome to take this class with your loved ones.

Session 6: Cartooning Flip Books…with Caleb

August 3-7 ~ PM Class
Ages 8-16
1pm-3pm $98

Have you ever wanted to animate your own drawing? In this class you will learn how to create cartoons, story boards, and flip books to make your characters come alive.Session 8: Cartooning…with Caleb – Morning

Session 7: Tropical Treasures…with Julie

August 10-14 ~ AM Class
Ages 6-12
10am-12pm $98

This week will brim with creativity as students craft exotic tropical-themed art. A variety of exciting art project will be created including : Funky birds, dazzling fish and ocean life using a variety of mediums, vibrant batik wall hangings, creative bottle cap art, beaded wire scultpures and more tantalizing works of art.

Session 7: Improvisation….with Caleb

August 10-14 ~ PM Class
Ages 8 & up
1pm-2:30pm $80

This class is guaranteed to build self-esteem and have a whole lot of major belly laughs. Caleb has a natural way of bringing out the absolute actor or actress in everyone. This class will be about acting, humor, absolute crazy situations, and finding your joy of expression. Everyone I know would benefit from this class, so be prepared for immense fun.

Session 8: The Aliens are coming…with Caleb

August 17-21 ~ AM Class
Ages 6-12
10am-12pm $98

Get ready for a fun adventure designing planets, habitats and aliens using clays, paints, and treasures. This week will be guaranteed fun, and filled with zaney art and unusual snacks.Session 8: Improvisation….with Caleb

Session 8: Bebo Folk & Funky Beaded Art…with Julie

August 17-21 ~ PM Class
Ages 8 & up (adults welcome with young artist)
1pm-2:30pm $98

This class was inspired by a mexican artist (named Bebo) who paints exciting fun patterns & designs on large wooden fish, snakes, turtles, lizards, faces, and critters. Students will have a blast creating some of their own wooden and mixed media sculptures as well as funky garden chimes using dazzling beads and wire.


Birthdays at the studio…

Reserve your space for a Saturday afternoon or an available time…

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 $125 up to 12 kids

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

Some ideas to choose from include:

IMG_4112Ages 4-5 Stuffed animals (dogs, bears, ocean creatures), backpacks, puppet making, unicorn pillows, fish pillows, painting and drawing, dress up, clay volcanos and dinosaurs, all sorts of animal themes, frozen parties, theme parties, valentine parties….the sky is the limit…

Ages 6-8 Back packs, dream pillows, stuffed animals, handimals, wishing bottles, animals in clay or paper mache, pet themes, lots of fairy projects, wizard houses, dream pillows, star pillows, animal pillows, 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, pottery painting clothing painting, many types of clay projects, enchanting projects, lots of cool painting & drawing projects,rainbow loom parties, cartooning, clay scenes and so much more….

Pick a theme and we will design the art.