Summer Art Camp starts June 26

LEARN, CREATE, MAKE, and SHOW
all in Downtown Paducah

June 26 through July 27, 2018
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY

This summer, Yeiser Art Center is once again teaming up with MAKE to bring you an entire summer catalog of Fine Art Classes. Classes will be offered at both locations, and students who participate are invited to put their art in an ART SHOW at the Yeiser Art Center at the end of the summer. NOTE: Current YAC Members get special discounts on enrolling in classes at YAC or MAKE.

Everyone that participates in at least one class is invited to participate in the ART SHOW at the Yeiser Art Center.

Click on class titles below for more details and registration information.


Tuesday-Friday, June 26-29

Fine Arts Camp: All About Color  (ages 4-7)
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Explore the wonderful world of color through painting and other forms of fine art. With lots of creativity and movement, these classes can be a bit messy so wear painting clothes. Cost: $40 ($35 for YAC members).

Classical Figure Drawing & Painting (ages 10 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Learn classical drawing techniques on drawing the human figure. From details to design, explore classical techniques, shading and line with graphite, charcoal &  paint to understand how light, shadow and composition work together. Cost: $95.

Sculpture – Monsters in Motion  (ages 8 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Ordinary materials meet artist tools to create mythical creatures that come alive with imagination and play. Young artists will get to create three-dimensional sculptures while learning about artists, different materials, and how to bring ideas into reality. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Carving – Old Masters with New Tools  (ages 8 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Do you like to use tools? Do you like to tinker, cut, and have a big imagination? Come to this class to learn how Renaissance artists made art. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members).

Fiber Arts Studio: Felt, Fabric and Weaving  (ages 8 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Make dream catchers, weave on looms, felt small critters, make pom-poms, dye your own fabric, tassels, jewelry, flowers, banners & more. Students will also have the opportunity to work together on a large ‘community weaving’; throughout the week- a beautiful collaboration and all their own projects too. Cost: $60.


Tuesday-Friday, July 10-13

Printmaking  (ages 4-7)
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Explore different styles of printmaking including collography, lithography, and relief printing. Kids will create their own printing plates and experiment printing on different surfaces. These classes can be a bit messy so wear painting clothes. Cost: $40 ($35 for YAC Members).

Painting Studio: Impressionism: Color and Light  (ages 8 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Students will explore working with a variety of paints, mediums and painting tools. Learn how to mix paints, how colors work together and different ways to apply paint. Practice these amazing painting techniques on canvas, wood, metals, plexiglass and more. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Dip, Fold, Press – DYE  (ages 8 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
This exciting, hands-on class introduces fabric dyeing techniques (think tie-dye, but much cooler). From classic Shibori Japanese dying to natural dyeing with plants, coffee, tea, and more, this class will be messy and full of unexpected results. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Fiber Arts Studio: Crochet  (ages 10 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Learn new Basic stitches each day and work of fun projects all week. Make a crochet wallet, patterns, even a mermaid tail. All materials provided, along with lots of fun and learning. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members)

Painting Lab: Mix and Make  (ages 8 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Mix your own paints and learn a variety of techniques to create both abstract and representational art. No experience necessary, in this class. Everyone’s an expert. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members).


Tuesday-Friday, July 17-20

Let’s make Paste Papers, Pop-up Cards and Books  (ages 10 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
This week-long class will start with paste paper exploration; they are fun and fast. Next you will use all these colorful paste papers to make pop-up cards and simple pamphlet books. Then you will move into making a more complex book using recycled materials. This book will make a great sketchbook or journal for students to take home and continue making art. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Art Lab: Clay, Sculpture & 3-D Design  (ages 8 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Use clay, carving blocks, wood & many more constructive materials to bring their imagination to life. From traditional methods to funky modern construction, this is a great way for students to learn building in 3-dimension. Creativity, story-telling, style, and design are all part of the fun of this class. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Painting Studio: Self Portraits  (ages 8 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Painting self portraits is a beautiful way to learn painting techniques, storytelling, attraction and realism…all while having tons of fun. Students will learn to tell their own art story through various mediums and techniques. Each day, they will work in a different way on different mediums, from paint and canvas to paper to mixed media. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members).

Artful Adornment: Decorative Art  (ages 10 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
From little looms to tiny tassels, this class is everything art that you can possibly think of. From wearables like bracelets, earrings, and scarves, to traditional wall art like tapestries, ornaments, and even stained glass. This is a great class for creative hands to try out a bunch of different techniques and materials and leave with a lot of beautiful objects. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members).


Tuesday-Friday, July 24-27

Fine Arts Camp: Pop Art  (ages 4-7)
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Play with color, discover fun creative painting techniques and much more. Learn about and be inspired by the coolest modern artists and go crazy with creativity. These classes can be a bit messy so wear painting clothes. Cost: $40 ($35 for YAC Members).

Art Lab:  Mixed Media Painting  (ages 8 and up)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
An exciting creative week of paper making to printmaking to working with wire, plastics, and other fun mediums. Students will make journals, paintings and collage all while learning how different art mediums work together. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

ZINES  (ages 8 and up)
10 – a.m. – 2 p.m.  (bring lunch)
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
This class will walk through the process of making a ZINE, a small publication in the form of a simple book, usually made from one or few pieces of paper and published in singles or small editions containing hand-drawn and/or collaged images that tell a story, present an idea or mood. You will walk through hand-drawn illustrations using artist-grade materials and end up with a box collection to take home. Cost: $95 ($80 for YAC Members).

Photography: Art Through the Lens  (ages 12 and up)
2 – 4 p.m.
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Photography has come a long way from a tiny hole in a box to that device in your pocket. Learn to use the tools you already have to take great pictures over and over again. There will be some fun surprises along the way, including building a camera from a box and a scavenger hunt. Cost: $60 ($50 for YAC Members).

Yeiser Art Center   —   Make Paducah