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El Paso Museum of Art Announces Winter Camp 2010

The El Paso Museum of Art announced the Winter Camp 2010 art classes. The classes run from Tuesday, December 28, through Thursday, December 30, 2010. The classes are for children ages 6 to 12 years old. Classes include Cubist portraiture, finger knitting, tie dye, watercolor and printmaking.

The cost is $15 for members and $19 for non-members. Supplies are provided unless otherwise noted. See the below schedule for available classes.

Tuesday, December 28

Cubist Style Self-Portrait
6-8 years old 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Liz Monroy

Be inspired by Picasso and create your own cubist style self-portrait with oil pastels.

Finger Knitting
A collaboration of the Education Department and the El Paso Museum of Art Store
9-12 years old 9:30-12:00pm or 6-8 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Cassandra Davisson

Learn to knit! Finger knitting is fun and helps improve motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Create a long skinny scarf to take home! Perfect for beginners.

T-Shirt Tie Dye
6-8 years old 9:30-12:00pm or 9-12 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Michelle Murphy

Join the fun and create your own tie-dye design on a T-shirt that you will want to wear again and again!

Andy Warhol Style Animals
9-12 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Liz Monroy

Paint like Andy Warhol! Create a four panel watercolor drawing of your favorite animal.

Wednesday, December 29

Cubist Style Self-Portrait
9-12 years old 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Liz Monroy

Be inspired by Picasso and create your own cubist style self-portrait with oil pastels.

Spool Knitting
A collaboration of the Education Department and the El Paso Museum of Art Store
6-8 years old 9:30-12:00pm or 9-12 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Cassandra Davisson

More knitting! Learn more techniques and create a round cord which can be transformed into a bracelet or, even a jump rope!

Personalized Shirt Art
9-12 years old 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Michelle Murphy

Wear your own art! Bring a cotton blend shirt you want to alter. Create a design and learn stencil and silkscreen techniques.

Andy Warhol Style Animals
6-8 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Liz Monroy

Paint like Andy Warhol! Create a four panel watercolor drawing of your favorite animal.

Winter Theme Monoprints
9-12 years old 12:30-3:00pm
Instructor: Michelle Murphy

Create one-of-a-kind winter themed prints using inks, original drawings, cloth, paper and other materials to create multi-media works of art.

Thursday, December 30

Watercolor Landscape
9-12 years old 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Liz Monroy

Experience the Tom Lea Gallery and be inspired to create a watercolor landscape painting of your own.

Needle Knitting
$23 members / $28 non-members
A collaboration of the Education Department and the El Paso Museum of Art Store
9-12 years old 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Cassandra Davisson

Create a bean bag! Building on skills gained through Finger Knitting & Spool Knitting, now learn how to cast on, create the knit stitch and bind off. Take home your own set of bamboo knitting needles!

Winter Theme Monoprints
6-8 year olds 9:30-12:00pm
Instructor: Michelle Murphy

Create one-of-a-kind winter themed prints using inks, original drawings, cloth, paper and other materials to create multi-media works of art.

Supervised lunch for an additional $5 per child, per day (Tuesday and Wednesday only).

Students bring their own sack lunch. 12:00-12:30pm

For More Information And To Register, call (915) 532-1707 ext. 16 or ext. 27, or register online at www.elpasoartmuseum.org

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