#Funtacular, #Fantastic, #Exciting, #Amazing, #Cool=#Summer at Bare Knuckle Arts

Summer is right around the corner about 30 days or so.  There are many funtacular, fantastic, exciting, amazing, cool classes this summer at Bare Knuckle Arts. 

Sewing Camp-June 26th-June 30th
This is a hands-on week where students learn how to hand sew buttons and re-purposed fabric into small birds or animals or people.  One day students will learn to marble fabric and use the fabric in a project. They will create a small messenger bag on a sewing machine. As well as some other small sewing projects such as a pillow making and key chains.  No experience necessary — this class is designed for beginning makers Ages 7-12 years old

Design Your Own Skateboard Deck July 10-14th.  Students are provided with a blank maple deck, lots of images of contemporary skateboard deck designs.  Then they work to design, paint, and varnish the bottom of the deck.  No wheels or trucks are provided but when done you can add them on you own.  Ages 9-16

Architectures and Automatons July 17-21st
Using drawing and design students will design a building and then with a variety of materials they will build a model. Their sculptural project will explore shapes and forms and they will begin to understand how these forms, patterns and textures are expressed in architecture. In addition we will learn about gears and mechanisms and then they will build their own simple automaton. Ages 10-16 Welcome

Make and Photography Miniature Worlds July 31st-Aug 4thDo you have a kid interested in creating whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world. Using everyday materials as well as toy props we will create miniature worlds and learn how to photograph them.  The photographs will make you question is what is real and what is fake. Artists will become skilled at setting up miniature scenes and snap the perfect shot. We will look at artists Willard Wigan, Slinkachu, and Kurt Moses.  Ages 10-14 Welcome Students need to have their own camera or smart phone

Family Fun Week Glass Mosaics July 24th-28th is a great week to spend quality time with a family member, a sibling or a friend.  Sign Up for this week and it is 2 people for the price of 1!  This week we are making small mosaics and large ones that look like stained glass when done.  No experience necessary.  Learn how to cut glass with nippers, glue, and grout to create an everlasting beautiful piece of art.  $125 for two people Ages 7--92 years Welcome

Exploring Contemporary Artists Week Aug 7th-11th
Great class for your elementary aged child ages 6-10 years old.  We will explore and learn about 5 different contemporary famous artists then create our own art based on their images.  Monday is the artist Yayoi Kasuma and the project is painting.  Tuesday is the artist El Anatsui and the project is metal sculpture construction.  Wednesday is the artist Willard Wigan and we will create small miniature worlds.  Thursday is the artist Shinique Smith and we will create a small soft sculpture.  Friday is the artist Anish Kapoor with a sculptural project.  Ages 5-9 welcome