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FREE Children’s Workshops-Ticonderoga Heritage Museum-“Art Starts Here”

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Using the 7 basic forms of art: forms: line, shape, form, texture, value, space, and color participants will make various projects. Tuesdays and Fridays July- Aug.from 10-11 AM at the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum.

July 9- MASKS- Create face masks. Add design, color and texture.

July 12- T-SHIRTS- Using the outline of your hand, make a design on a T-shirt or piece of fabric with fabric paint. Participants are asked to provide their own t-shirts.

July 16- LINE DESIGN-Draw a circle in center of paper. Divide the outside of circle into 6 parts. Create 6 different line shapes in each of the six parts. Create a frame.

July 19- TEXTURE RUBBING- Draw shapes on paper and outline in black marker. Rub each shape over several different objects to create interesting fillers for each shape.

July 23- FOIL COLLAGE- Use pieces of tissue paper, buttons, beads, sequins, and glitter to create a colorful collage on aluminum foil.

July 26- ART SCULPTURE COLLAGE- Create background paper with crayon or marker. Use colorful strips of paper to fold, cut, curl, etc., glue shapes to background paper.

July 30- CLAY BURDS AND NESTS- Create nests and birds with air dry clay and decorate with beads, buttons. and feathers.

August 2- THE ART OF THE POSTAGE STAMP-Using Bicentennial Stamps as a model, students will design their own stamps for America’s 250th birthday.

August 6- TROPICAL BIRD ART- Outline your foot to design a tropical bird and background. Add feathers and other items to create texture.

August 9- STAINED GLASS- Create a stained glass effect on a picture frame glass with glue, food color and toothpicks.

August 13- INSIDE-OUT DESIGN- With 2 different colors of paper, create opposite designs on each side of the paper.

August 16- CARDBOARD WEAVING CIRCLE- Make a weaving circle with cardboard and yarn. Change color, add beads and the items as you go.


July 9
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ticonderoga Heritage Museum
137 Montcalm Street
Ticonderoga, 12883
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