The Arts

Watercolor Wonder – Grades 1 – 3
Winter 2018
Experience the magic of watercolors. Learn a new technique each class and have fun experimenting with this classic medium. Students will choose their favorite painting from the class for professional matting and framing. A healthy snack is provided each day. 
Tuesdays in May. Grades 1-3. May 1, 8, 15 and 22. 3:30-5:30 

Introductory Dance Camp – Grades  K, 1 & 2nd grade  
Summer 2018
Dates:  June 25-28   1pm – 3pm 
Location:  Elementary School Gym or indoor facility with music capabilities
Description:  This four-day camp is designed to introduce children to dance styles including (but not limited to) Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Choreography in a relaxed, supportive, high-energy and enjoyable atmosphere.  The goal is to give any child a chance to have some fun and give dance a try.

Instructor Samantha Stearns, (MFA in Dance from Arizona State University) has been teaching Children’s Creative Movement at VO2 Fitness for the last 3 years and previously taught dance at a pre-professional ballet school in Littleton Colorado.

Canvas Creations – Ages 6 – 12
Summer 2018
June 4-7, M T W TH
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Granville Elementary School Art Room
Each day students will make a painting, start to finish, on stretched canvas with artist quality paints. They will explore color theory, line, shape and form. We will look at paintings made by accomplished artists for inspiration. Instructor is Lori Clarke

 Comic Club  – Ages 6 – 16
Summer 2018
June 11 – 14, M T W TH
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Granville Elementary School Art Room
Students will learn the basics about creating characters and plot lines for their own graphic novel. Instruction will include how to draw a moving figure, portraiture, lettering and layout. Instructor is Lori Clarke

 Sculpture Studio – Ages 9 – 14
Summer 2018
June 18-22 , M T W TH F
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Granville Elementary School Art Room
Each day a different medium will be used to make 3D sculptures. Students will be working with wood, wire, clay, fabric and paper mache. We will investigate different styles of sculpture and experiment with possibilities including hanging and kinetic sculptures. Instructor is Lori Clarke

 Printmaking – Ages 5 – 12
Summer 2018
July 9-12 M T W TH
9:00 AM – 11:30AM 
Granville Elementary School Art Room Students discover multiple printmaking techniques focusing on collograph, relief and monotype, using nontoxic materials. Participants can create greeting cards from their prints, as well as print directly onto T-shirts with their relief block.  Instructor is Lori Clarke

 Abstract Art  – Ages 8 – 17
Summer 2018
July 30th –  August 2 MTW TH
 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Granville Elementary School Art Room
Decorate your space with form and color during this 4 day workshop including mobile making, collage, carving and painting on wood. Instructor is Lori Clarke.

BLUE BIRD HOUSE WORKSHOP
Fall 2017
Want to do something that’s good for the bluebirds – and fun for you? Build them a nesting box. Thanks to man-made nest boxes, the population of these beautiful birds is on its way up! Join the GRD staff and build your own house to take home with you. The bluebird boxes we are building have a couple of interesting features and are easy to assemble. Registration fee includes precut and drilled cedar boards, ready for you to assemble. This is a great family project, children 12 and under must have parental supervision. Tools will be provided.