JUNE 6-10

SUMMER ART CAMP WITH MISS B AND TANGLE TURTLE ART

9am-12pm

Ages 5-15

Tangle Turtle Art Summer Camp week #1 will run from June 6th – June 10th, from 9am-12pm. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will be exploring General Art: painting, drawing, calligraphy, zentangle, fibers, collage/mixed media, and Origami. We will supply everything you need to dive into the foundations of drawing and painting, to explore calligraphy and zentangle, to sew a pocket pet, create friendship bracelets and a woven owl, to a collage with mixed media, and fold Origami.

All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will have different projects and themes! There will be project skill levels for all age groups (5-15 yrs). Come join Ms. B for a week of creativity, art explorations and bring home some amazing creations!

Please register soon to secure your spot, we will fill up fast. I can’t wait to see you at Art camp!

JUNE 13-17

PATTERNS AND STRUCTURES IN OUR ENVIRONMENT- ART WITH STEM SUMMER CAMP WITH GABI

1:30pm- 5pm

Ages 7-12

For more detailed session information and activity descriptions, click here. 

Painting, Mixed Media, Wire Working & More- Minerals, Crystals, Symmetry & Ratios

FEE: $220 for first registrant — $180 for each additional registrant (siblings)  >> SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for SNAP/Free & reduced lunch families

 Activity examples (not in order)
* Geodes! Making activity: Mixed media geode and/or crystal painting
* Minerals – Spotlight on Rhodochrosite State CO Mineral, Group Experiment: Graphite circuit, Making Activity: wire wrapped minerals/stones
* Pigments & Saturation – Group Activity: Taste saturation with lemonade, Making Activity: Painting animal portraits with mineral paints
* Salt, Salt, SALT ~ all about Salt – Making Activity: build a salt crystal structure, watercolor with salt
* Fibonacci Sequence – Making Activity: Paper collage
* Radial Symmetry & Art History 5000 years of Tiles – Making Activity: Collagraph Tile panels

JUNE 20-24

SUMMER ART CAMP WITH MISS B AND TANGLE TURTLE ART

9am-12pm

Ages 5-15

Tangle Turtle Art Summer Camp week #2 will run from June 20th – June 24th, from 9am-12pm. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will be exploring General Art: painting, drawing, calligraphy, zentangle, fibers, collage/mixed media, and Origami. We will supply everything you need to dive into the foundations of drawing and painting, to explore calligraphy and zentangle, to sew a pocket pet, create friendship bracelets and a woven owl, to a collage with mixed media, and fold Origami.

All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will have different projects and themes! There will be project skill levels for all age groups (5-15 yrs). Come join Ms. B for a week of creativity, art explorations and bring home some amazing creations!

Please register soon to secure your spot, we will fill up fast. I can’t wait to see you at Art camp!

JUNE 27-JULY 1

ANIMANIACS ART CAMP WITH MISS KATE AND A DRAGONFLY AND A CROW

10am-1pm

Ages 10- 15YRS

$150 – REGISTER HERE

Do you love anime? Do you use words like Kawaii, Manga, and Chibi on a daily basis? Then this class is for you! Your Sensei (teacher) will be taking you on a weeklong journey into the roots of Anime, what makes it special. We will learn how to draw a few different styles of manga as well as create some cool things you can use to decorate your room. We will sample some Japanese snacks and play some games too. (Please inform me of any food allergies in advance). As art is messy, please dress your child in clothes that can get dirty. Any mask mandates will be followed.

JUNE 28- JULY 8- TUESDAY – FRIDAY

SLAY THE RUNWAY- FASHION DESIGN CAMP TO SUPPORT LGBTQIA+ YOUTH AND ALLIES

DESIGNING SAFE SPACES FOR SELF EXPRESSION

10AM-3PM (LUNCH BREAK 12P-1P)

Ages 13-18

APPLY HERE- https://forms.gle/AdYRKXSa8e4t4ybKA- Acceptance is by application only

FEE: $0 due to support from Boulder Library and OASOS

Slay the Runway offers fashion design, performance and sewing classes for LGBTQIA+ teens at Longmont’s Firehouse Art Center and Boulder Public Library’s Building 61 Maker Space.

After the end of the 2 week camp, students participate in a professionally produced runway show. In addition to garment construction and design, participants will work with make-up artists and choreographers to refine their debuts.

Slay the Runway selection is based on application. For questions or more info, please contact Elaine at elaine@firehouseart.org.

Runway Show- July 8- 6pm-7pm at CU Atlas Institute

Camp runs June 28-July 1 and July 5-8.

JULY 11- 15

VISUALIZING PHYSICS- ART WITH STEM SUMMER CAMP WITH GABI

1:30pm- 5pm

Ages 7-12

Perspective, Optical Illusions, Sculpture & Painting- Motion, Energy, Force & Simple Machines

For more detailed session information and activity descriptions, click here. 

FEE: $220 for first registrant — $180 for each additional registrant (siblings) >> SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for SNAP/Free & reduced lunch families

Activity examples (not in order)
* Da Vinci the Physicist & Inventor – Making Activity: flying contraption with a simple machine element
* Radial Symmetry in Motion – Torque, Momentum, Friction, & Gravity – Making Activity Perler Bead Tops
* Kinetic Sculptures and Energy – Artist Look: Calder, Bortolazzo, and Mangold – Making Activity: Create sculptures that move with a simple machine element
* Groovy Gravity Painting – Force & Gravity – Making Activity: Pendulum Painting
* Da Vinci (the Artist) & Friends: Art History – Looking past the Mona Lisa, 6 ways to create the illusion of space – Making Activity: Mixed media perspective
* Op Art of the 1960s & Illusions that defy physics – Making Activity: 2D Drawings that appear 3D (vortex, impossible triangle, never ending staircase, and waves)

JULY 18-22

SUMMER ART CAMP WITH MISS B AND TANGLE TURTLE ART

9am-12pm

Ages 5-15

Tangle Turtle Art Summer Camp week #3 will run from July 18th – July 22nd, from 9am-12pm. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will be exploring General Art: painting, drawing, calligraphy, zentangle, fibers, collage/mixed media, and Origami. We will supply everything you need to dive into the foundations of drawing and painting, to explore calligraphy and zentangle, to sew a pocket pet, create friendship bracelets and a woven owl, to a collage with mixed media, and fold Origami. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will have different projects and themes! There will be project skill levels for all age groups (5-15 yrs).

Come join Ms. B for a week of creativity, art explorations and bring home some amazing creations!

Please register soon to secure your spot, we will fill up fast. I can’t wait to see you at Art camp!

JULY 25-29

UNDER THE SEA

9am-12pm

Ages 7-11

$200

REGISTER HERE

A weeklong journey into the mystical world that we only get to visit. Using painting, drawing and some 3D mediums, kids will get to create several Ocean themed works of art to take home. A study of how the unique qualities of the ocean floor influence the world around us, even in Colorado! An experience you don’t want to miss! As art can get messy & although there are aprons to wear, I ask that your child wears clothing that can get dirty. Due to Boulder County Mandate face masks are required no matter vaccine status.

 

AUGUST 1- 5

SUMMER ART CAMP WITH MISS B AND TANGLE TURTLE ART

9am-12pm

Ages 5-15

Tangle Turtle Art Summer Camp week #4 will run from August 1st – August 5th, from 9am-12pm. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will be exploring General Art: painting, drawing, calligraphy, zentangle, fibers, collage/mixed media, and Origami. We will supply everything you need to dive into the foundations of drawing and painting, to explore calligraphy and zentangle, to sew a pocket pet, create friendship bracelets and a woven owl, to a collage with mixed media, and fold Origami. All Tangle Turtle Art camp weeks will have different projects and themes! There will be project skill levels for all age groups (5-15 yrs).

Come join Ms. B for a week of creativity, art explorations and bring home some amazing creations!

Please register soon to secure your spot, we will fill up fast. I can’t wait to see you at Art camp!

AUGUST 8-12

WITCHCRAFT AND WIZARDRY ART CAMP

10am-1pm

Ages 8-13

Muggle Children are invited to experience a week of magic & mayhem, Harry Potter style. Create everything a wizard needs for fighting evil! Your invited to experience a week of magic & mayhem, Harry Potter style. Pop on the sorting hat and find out what house you belong to, then take the steps to become official Witches and Wizards! Your imagination is your limit for this art camp. Feel free to don your wizard robes or come as a muggle! Snacks and drinks are provided (please report any allergies to the professor) The use of spells to preserve cleanly appearance is prohibited by under age wizards, there for please wear clothing that can get messy.
March 6, 2022- 10am-12pm
Kids Zentangle:Shapes &patterns Sign up…

2 hr|$ 40
March 6, 2022, 10:00 AM
You will explore different shapes and patterns with the Zentangle method and create some awesome art to take home. $40 for the 2hr class. Materials will be provided.

March 20, 2022- 10am-12pm 
Zentangle: Renaissance Tiles- More info to come!
April 3, 2022- 10am-12pm 
Zentangle: Spring
May 1, 2022- 10am-12pm 
Calligraphy: Quote, or Poem, or Song Lyrics
May 15, 2022- 10am-12pm 
Zentangle: Zendalas

Crochet Journey – work on project

March 6, 2022, 1:00 PM Sign up…
We troubleshoot. Learn about picking up dropped stitches, increases, and decreases, any other learning needed to complete specific projects. This is the third – of four – classes to complete a project. You can enter the Journey at any time, depending on your crochet knowledge. Please communicate with Instructor before class (artistbettina@yahoo.com) $40 for each 2 hour class. Or $120 for the whole – 4 class – Journey. Materials for class #1 will be provided.

Crochet Journey #4 – complete & finish project

March 20, 2022, 1:00 PM Sign Up…
Crochet Journey #4 teaches you how to bind off, sew in the ends, block, and even sew together. So you can finish your project and take it home! This is the fourth – of four – classes to complete a project. You can enter the Journey at any time, depending on your crochet knowledge. Please communicate with Instructor before class (artistbettina@yahoo.com) $40 for each 2 hour class. Or $120 for the whole – 4 class – Journey.

 

Art Sparks- Art Exploration classes for ages 6-9

Monday afternoons- 4:15- 5:30
March 14, 21, 28 and April 4th
Ages 6-9

SIGN UP- – $44 first child, $35 second child

Weekly there will be a different focus, fine art/art history, math, science, and history or social studies.

Through the arts, we will also include lessons on addition, subtraction, patterns, fractions, animals, plants, map making, cities and towns and more.

Other learning opportunities:
– Art Theory
– Color Theory
– Art terms
– Care of supplies
– Kids should be able to work independently, parents of younger children who may need more help can stay.

In Person Tween/Teen Drawing Class- Ages 10-15- Thursdays at 4:15- 5:30

MARCH 3, 10, 17, 24
SIGN UP- $44 first child, $35 second child
4 WEEK SESSION

Designed for ages 10-15, teen classes encourage young artists to experiment and develop their own personal style.

This weekly 75-minute class is for students who Want to learn drawing skills as a foundation for other arts. We will have a different project each week.

Week 1- Still life and drawing from observation
Week 2- White and Color on black paper
Week 3- Grid drawings
Week 4- Personal style drawings- bring sketchbooks!

Projects will include working with still life, breaking down a photograph, portrait work, developing illustration skills and more. All supplies are included and will vary within projects. Supplies may include pastel, marker, colored pencil, ink and charcoal pencils. Please bring any samples you may have of past student work on the first day so class so that the instructor may gauge the student’s learning level, and discuss possible projects and goals with the student.

– Kids should be able to work independently

Art Start- Day off school, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Friday, April 29th
10am-1pm
Ages 8- 13
$45

 

It’s a day off of school so come spend it with us at Firehouse Art Studio’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

This one day, 3 hour class is a sample of our Summer Witchcraft and Wizardry camp. Dress up or dress like a Wizard or dress like a Muggle, the choice is yours! .

Bring a friend and lets create some cool art, play a few games and draw with real parchment and quills! Even compete for the Classroom Cup.  Register soon because space is limited!!

Sign up!  (Please leave all house Elves at home due to complaints of sock theft and Horcruxes) 

ACCESSIBILITY:
We are committed to making a space where all children feel welcome and safe. If there is anything that our educators should know to ensure your child can access our programming, please let us know immediately and we will work to provide accommodations.

COVID POLICY:
The Firehouse will follow SVVSD masking policies. If your child is not feeling well, please do not send them to class.  We will offer make up classes and credits!