Pump House Summer Art Classes – LaCrosse

Teacher and artist Lisa Ulik will offer 6 Wednesday workshops beginning June 23rd and running through July 28th (1:00 – 2:30 pm), open to youth all ages 7 – 18 (younger children with adult supervision).

Workshops will involve media exploration and skill development in drawing and mixed media.

Workshops are $10 each or $45 for all six.

Workshop Wednesday’s Youth Summer Art Program
June 23 – July 28, 1pm – 2:30pm
Cost: $10 per/session or $45 all 6 sessions
Contact The Pump House to register:
(608) 785-1434

Session Descriptions

June 23 – Drawing Boot Camp
In Drawing Boot Camp students will experience all major phases of drawing, beginning with contour line, gesture, blocking in shapes, using values in shading for shadows and highlights, and creating final textural details. Students will use a variety of papers, graphite, charcoal,
and pastel.

June 30 – !PROJECTS!
In this session students will explore the arts of origami & fiber-based jewelry. Students will use a variety or origami papers, fibers, and beads. Students may bring their own beads (if they would like to)

July 7 – 2 pt Design
In this session, students will have the option to design a room interior or a vehicle according to 2-pt perspective. Students will use a combination of drawing with collage images and papers to create “mock-ups” of their designs.

July 14 – Printmaking
In this session, students will build relief printing plates with a variety of materials. They will then ink their plates and hand print a small edition with a variety of colors.

July 21 – Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose
In this session, students will work to create a functional object using a variety of materials and recyclable objects. Students will be encouraged to be inventive and conscious of the principles of design.

July 28 – Papermaking
Students will make a mini collection of handmade paper from pulp to pressed sheet. We will use a variety of papers and fibers, including junk mail.

The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street, located in the historic La Crosse, Wisconsin water pumping station, offers a wide range of visual and performing arts activities.


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