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(406) 234-0635

85 Water Plant Rd

Miles City, MT 59301, USA

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Young Artist Classes

 Winter/ Spring

Classes

February 15  

 Saturdays | 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Bonny Beth L Olson

 

Have you ever heard of Wayne Thiebaud? This artist loves cakes, pies, ice cream and many more delicious foods. Thiebaud uses many of those foods in his paintings. In this hands on project, we will explore the art elements of form, texture, shape, and color. Students will learn about Mr. Thiebaud and his well known works. Students will create their own three dimensional cupcakes reflecting on their own experiences and characteristics. At the end of class we will reflect on each students design techniques and then take home some Happy Cakes!

Ages: 9+ | Limit: 12 | Members: $30, Non-Members: $35

HAPPY CAKES

Quills and Calligraphy 

     April 4

     Saturday | 1:00 - 3:30 pm

     Instructor: Bonny Beth L Olson

More than 1,000 years ago, quill pens were the writing tool used for many cultures.  Students will learn the history and design a quill pen that shows their own unique style! After creating your turkey feather quill pen we will practice some introductory calligraphy so that you can write an impressive handwritten letter! And take home your awesome new quill pen too!

 

Ages: 9+ | Limit: 12 | Members: $12, Non-Members: $20   

April 25

Saturday | 1:00pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Bonny Beth L Olson

With thread, yarn, and rope as our main ingredients students will organize and conceptualize artistic ideas. We will be adding some wire, fishing string, ribbon, and anything we can weave and tie together. Contemporary artist Janine Antoni created a piece of work called Moor. We will take a look at her work and make connections to fiber art for an example.

 

Ages: 8+ | Limit: 10 | Members: $12, Non-Members: $20

Fiber Art Wall Hanging 

Musical art - Wind Chimes 

May 9

Saturday | 1:00pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Bonny Beth L Olson

 

Creating a wind chime is easy. Creating a wind chime that sounds good isn't easy. Come learn what the key is to making a good sounding wind chime! Students will get to paint, string metal tubes and beads, and personalize a wind chime. The tranquil sounds and movement of this musical art will be a delight for the summer months.

 

Ages: 8+ | Limit: 10 | Members: $18, Non-Members: $30