Art Matters | children's workshops

Join us for thejamjar's summer workshops!

25 June - 19 July 2012

Timing: 10 am - 12 pm

 

thejamjar is offering a unique summer learning experience through a variety of artistic workshops for children and teens between ages 6 -14 years. Over four weeks the programme will focus on creative experimenting and technical skills to develop a portfolio through a variety of mediums.  
 
Rates
 
6 - 9 years
Duration 10am - 12pm
1 week = 220 AED
4 weeks = 850 AED
 
10 - 14 years
Duration 10am - 12pm
1 week = 220 AED
4 weeks = 850 AED
 
Register at info@thejamjardubai.com
+971 (0)4 341 7303
Spaces are limited
 
Workshops
 
Week 1 | Sculpture | 25 - 28 June 2012
6 - 9 years | Mon 25 and Wed 27 June | Castles in the Sky
Build a collaborative public art sculpture inspired by imaginary spaces. Learn how to work with materials such as compressed foam, cardboard, plastic and stretched fabric.
 
10 - 14 years | Tue 26 and Thu 28 June | Play with Design
Create a useable stool design using corrugated board, fasteners and paint. Learn about construction, materials and principles of design.
 
Week 2 | Clay | 2 - 5 July 2012
6 - 9 years | Mon 2 and Wed 4 June | Myths and Legends
Create illustrative drawings of modern day stories and characters inspired by ancient myths and legends. Develop a relief plaster tablet that illustrates the mythical character, by forming a mould from clay.
 
10 - 14 years | Tue 3 and Thu 5 July | Comic Con
Using storyboarding techniques create your own characters to conquer the world in developing a claymation production.
 
Week 3 | Painting and Printing | 9 - 12 July 2012
6 - 9 years | Mon 9 and Wed 11 July | Roll and Splash
Experiment and explore printmaking and texture painting techniques to create an expressive masterpiece!
 
10 - 14 years | Tue 10 and Thu 12 July | Collage and Print
Dadaism, collagraph printing techniques and texture painting are combined to bring text and images together in a harmonious composition.
 
Week 4 | Drawing | 16 - 19 July 2012
6 - 9 years | Mon 16 and Wed 18 July | Style and Stencils
Drawing inspiration from music lyrics, poems and the style of graffiti, learn to create stencils and shade fonts to create a rhythmic composition on board panels.
 
10 - 14 years | Tue 17 and Thu 19 July | Symbols and Stenciling
How do symbols relate meaning? Learn to create your own symbolic imagery through the style of graffiti art and stenciling.
 
Open Evening | Art Presentation
Thursday 19 July | 5 - 8 pm | thejamjar
To conclude the programme, an open evening will be held on Thursday 19 July, 5 – 8pm to view the children’s portfolios and hear about their experience.