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Fine Arts

Artsy Math
Gr. 3-4 or 5-6
Do you enjoy art? Do you enjoy math? This class is designed for both! Students will create using math concepts like symmetry, tessellation, geometry and measurement. No artistic skill necessary—if you can measure color, and draw a straight line (maybe with a ruler) - you can create art and learn about math.
Anna Craft, Immaculate Conception School, Monmouth

Gallery Glass
Gr. 3-8
Do you have a creative side? Love to invent your own designs? Come and explore the world of Gallery Glass. You will create your own designs, then jazz it up with a fluid glass-type product. Your finished projects will be treasures to keep, and you will have developed a life-long appreciation for the art of stained glass.
Marjorie Bond, Department of Mathematics, Monmouth College

Get Creative with Crayons
Gr. 3-8
We’ll do lots of creative projects that involve using the simple, not so ordinary, crayon. Our artwork will include melting crayons on canvas, using watercolors and crayons and lots more. Bring your creative side and make a splash of color!
Julie Russell, Monmouth-Roseville School District

Making Art with Mr. E.
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8
Mini murals, drawing, 2-D and 3-D sculpture are just some of the creative elements of this class. Mr. Ellison will challenge you to think outside the box and create lots of different types of art from drawing to sculpture.
Chad Ellison, Galesburg School District

NEW Mini Piano Sampler
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8
Learn piano with your classmates! Designed for first time players, this exciting class introduces you to the piano. We focus on basic piano techniques, rhythm, listening skills, improvisation and creativity. A fun concert featuring you on the final day of camp.
Thomas Clark, Department of Music, Monmouth College

Page to Stage
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8
Scripts, costumes, scenery and more! Raise the curtain up on story making, character building, scenery creation, prop making and, well…everything needed to make a play. This class will conclude with the performance of a short play that the class creates from page to stage.
Jules Dixon Agar, Monmouth-Roseville School District

NEW Paint Like Bob
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8
Learn how to paint a happy little clouds and trees and then put together everything you have learned to create your very own masterpiece. We’ll use an easy watercolor painting technique that anyone can master. TV Artist Bob Ross gently encouraged beginning painters with his catch phrase, “you can do it.”
Jill Britt, Abingdon-Avon Schools

RETURNING CLASS Photo Safari
Gr. 3-8
Photo Safari is beginning photography. You’ll learn the basics of using a digital camera. Learn how to compose better pictures through fun photo safari hunts in and around Monmouth College. Student will also learn from each other as we learn the art of critique. Students need a digital camera on the first day of class, no cell phone cameras.
Sarah Hall, Monmouth-Roseville Schools

 

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