Studio School

Young Potters: Hand-building and Glazing (Ages 10 – 15) (NEW)

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Young Potters: Hand-building and Glazing
Play with Clay! Students expand their skills in hand-building and glazing, making a variety of  stoneware sculptures and pots.  The teacher will fire the work off-site and return it to the students after the conclusion of class.  Parents will be notified when kiln-fired ceramics are ready for pick-up. All materials and tools are provided.  Students should bring a smock or […]

All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman

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All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman
This is a fun and relaxed class designed for students of all levels.  There’s no need to be afraid if you are a beginner. All students can work at their own pace and will receive individual instruction. This course will introduce and build upon fundamental drawing concepts that translate across mediums, as well as basic through advanced […]

Animals & Landscape Plein Air Workshop with Andrea Gianchiglia (NEW)

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Animals & Landscape Plein Air One-Day Workshop with Andrea Gianchiglia

Picturesque views, old barns and beautiful horses will serve as the inspiration for this one-day  workshop in drawing and painting en plein air (outdoors).  Students can work in their choice of pastel, oil, acrylic or watercolor.

The instructor will give demonstrations in a variety of mediums and on several subjects such as perspective, foliage, color theory […]

Glass Fusing for Little Hands: Holiday Workshop (NEW)

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Glass Fusing for Little Hands: Holiday Workshop
Explore the fun art of glass fusing! Adults and children work together (in pairs) to combine an assortment of safe, pre-cut glass forms.  The instructor will guide you step-by-step through color choices, design, layout, tips and tricks as you create several one-of-a-kind works of art.  All tools and materials provided.

Click here to see project examples for this workshop.

Please Note: […]

Introduction to Handbuilding: 2 Day Ceramic Workshop with Bill Macholdt & Ann Tsubota

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Introduction to Handbuilding: 2-Day Ceramic Workshop
This workshop is offered in partnership with Raritan Valley Community College.

Day one, students will be introduced to the basic technical skills and conceptual approaches of hand-built ceramics. Students will make their own objects through exploration of form and surface treatments, and their work will be fired by the instructors before the second meeting. Day two will be spent learning […]

Fun Forms (ages 5–9, 11–15) (NEW)

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Fun Forms (NEW)
Campers make fun forms with clay and fabric as they learn the building blocks of 3-D art.  Projects in sculpture and weaving cover essential lessons in form, texture, positive & negative space, proportion, and balance.

WEEK 1 (June 19 – 23)

 

WEEK 8 (August 7–11)

 
 

 

Art and Music (ages 5–9) (NEW) — FULL!

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Art and Music (NEW)
Art and music come together!  Students study the art of Kandinsky and learn how color, shape and line can correlate with sound and mood. They will make a series of watercolor paintings while listening music and make their own instrument(s) out of recycled materials as their final project.

WEEK 1 (June 19 – 23)

 

Painting: Acrylic & Watercolor (ages 10–15) — FULL!

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Painting: Acrylic & Watercolor
An in depth exploration of acrylic and watercolor painting.  Color and composition will be covered as well as tips for blending, washes, texture and edges.   Students will build their skills, confidence, and individual style. 
WEEK 2 (June 26–30)

 

Passport to Art (ages 8–10)

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Passport to Art
Travel the globe through art.  This camp explores artistic traditions from around the world with projects in printmaking, painting, papier-mâché and fiber. 
WEEK 3 (July 3–7, no camp on Tuesday, July 4)