Studio School

Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax (Ages 10 & Up)

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Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax
Encaustic is amazing! From ancient mummies to modern times, the art of painting with beeswax has been celebrated for centuries.  You can paint with it, print with it, carve it and collage with it. Students will basic techniques for applying the “paint,” scraping and carving, embedding collage materials, and a simple printing technique.  All materials are provided.  Limited to 6 […]

Redesign & Upcycle Your Fashion (Ages 10 – 16) (NEW)

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Redesign & Upcycle Your Fashion
Your old t-shirts are about to become your favorite new fashions and home decor!  In this class, we will redesign and upcycle your tired tees in several ways, including a decorative pillow, a bag, and a dress or a skirt.  We’ll cover following a simple pattern, measuring and cutting fabric, and sewing on a machine. There will be some hand-sewing […]

2D/3D Art Studio (ages 5-9)

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2D/3D Art Studio
This mixed-media class is perfect for any young artist who likes to experiment with different materials. Use your imagination and have fun with drawing, painting, and sculpting.  Projects do not repeat in weeks 7 and 8, respectively.

WEEK 7 (July 31 – August 4)


WEEK 8 (August 7–11)



Passport to Art (Ages 7 – 10) (NEW)

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Passport to Art
Travel the globe through art.  This class explores artistic traditions from around the world with projects in printmaking, painting, papier-mâché and fiber.

SPRING – 736

Monotypes and More with Kathy Metaxas

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Monotypes and More with Kathy Metaxas
Monotype and collagraph printmaking produce one-of-a-kind expressive images.  Artists and dabblers in all media are invited to experience the creative discoveries that can be produced by these two intriguing printmaking techniques.  In the first two sessions students will create a collagraph printing plate with rich with textures and shapes.  The following two sessions will focus on printmaking from the […]

Drawing: Pastels, Charcoal, Pencil with Lena Shiffman (NEW)

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Drawing: Pastels, Charcoal, Pencil with Lena Shiffman
This one-day workshop introduces and builds upon fundamental drawing concepts that translate across mediums. Practice and experiment with your materials (pastel, charcoal and pencil) to learn what you like best and to develop your skills in drawing from observation.  Materials list provided.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 
SUMMER – 479

Acrylic Painting (ages 10–15)

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Acrylic Painting
Students will learn tips and tricks for painting with acrylics, which are very versatile. Acrylics can be used right out of the tube or made thinner or thicker with mediums that yield fun and unique results. Blending, washes, texture and edges will be covered as well as color and composition.  
WEEK 2 (June 26–30)

After-Care (all ages)

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Summer Camp After-Care
After-care is available for any camper attending 2017 Summer Camp at the Hunterdon Art Museum. After-care is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Supervised activities during after-care vary but may include free art time in ArtZone, board games, pleasure reading, and outdoor activities on our terrace (weather permitting). A daily snack will be provided.
WEEKS 1–9 (June 29–August 23)
There will be no camp […]

Animals & Nature Mixed Media (Ages 4 – 6)

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Animals & Nature Mixed Media
This mixed media class will focus on animal and nature themes, while kids have fun experimenting with art. We will use a variety of materials to create different outdoor scenes from the icy arctic to the sandy desert. Students are encouraged to bring their love for animals as we discuss topics like the difference between reptiles and mammals, or how […]

Art from Around the World (ages 5–9, 10–15)

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Art from Around the World
Join us on a journey hopping from continent to continent learning about different cultures of the world through art. We will explore artistic traditions with projects including drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture.  Projects will not repeat in weeks 1, 3, and 9, respectively.
MORNING, WEEK 1 (June 19  – 23)

AFTERNOON, WEEK 3 (July 3 – 7, no camp on Tuesday July 4)