Belchertown Recreation Department
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Session I - Create art from materials found in nature, paint from natural dyes, drawings, collages, and more. Making Art with Natural Materials - Children will come to this four day session ready to make art from materials they find in nature. We will create paint from natural dyes and make paintings, drawings, collages, and more. We will be working inside and outside for this session. Please send children with a snack and a bottle of water. All materials will be provided.
Session II - Make clay slabs into wind chimes, work with coils and have your pieces fired in a kiln. A Summer of Clay - Children will learn how to make clay slabs and assemble them into wind chimes and decorations. Children may also work with coils and pinched clay forms. They will learn how the clay works, and may even have their pieces fired in a kiln. We will be working inside and outside for this session. Please send children with a snack and a bottle of water. All materials will be provided.
Session III - Paint landscapes while using great techniques to apply the paint in different ways. Watercolor painting of Landscapes - Children who come to this session will be equipped and later sent home with their own watercolor set and paintbrush(es). They will learn how to paint what they see, and learn great techniques for applying the paint in different ways. We will be working inside and outside for this session. Please send children with a snack and a bottle of water. All materials will be provided.
We will be working inside and outside.
Jillian Nugent is the art teacher at Swift River Elementary. She received her bachelors in art education from UMass Amherst. She also owns her own pottery business out of Granby, MA, called Fresh Picked Pottery, making her invested in creating art and teaching art.
Session 1 - Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
Session 2 - Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Session 3 - Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
A $10.00 late fee applies to all registrations after the deadline
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Summer 2017 - Session 3
1 - 3
07/24/2017 - 07/27/2017
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Swift River Art Room
$85.00 Res, $90.00 Non-Res
17 seat(s) available
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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