Lumberyard Arts Center Classes & Registration Required Events

Pre-registration is required for all classes unless otherwise indicated. Register online by clicking the link below each class listing and filling out the short registration form. After completing the online form you will have the choice of paying for your class using PayPal or by mailing a check made out to Lumberyard Arts Center, P.O. Box 523, Baldwin City, KS 66006. 

Summer Music Camp 2018 


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Intermediate Drawing

Teacher: Melinda Hipple

Dates: Wednesdays, February 13th - March 20th (6 weeks)

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Ages: 15 years old and up (high school - adult)

Class Fee: $65

Please bring your own supplies (see supply list below).

Please pre-register by Friday, February 8th

Description: For students with some drawing experience. We will work from 2D and 3D subject matter, fine-tuning drawing skills and expanding the use of shading techniques.

Supply list:

  • Drawing pad 11 x 14 or larger
  • 6B, 2B, HB, and 7H pencils
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Pencil sharpener

About the Teacher: Winner of regional and national awards for art and photography, Melinda has exhibited a number of one-woman shows in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, and has had works accepted in numerous juried exhibitions. In addition to creating fine art works and commissioned portraits, she has taught visiting artist programs to elementary and high schools in Missouri and Iowa, as well as drawing and photography classes through community colleges in Nebraska and Iowa. She’s taught a number of drawing and watercolor classes through the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and the Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City, Kansas.

 

 Register for Intermediate Drawing

After completing the online registration form you will have the choice of paying for your class using PayPal or by mailing a check made out to

Lumberyard Arts Center, P.O. Box 523, Baldwin City, KS 66006

 


Digital Photography Workshop

Teacher: Melinda Hipple

Dates: Saturdays, March 23rd and 30th (2 weeks)

Times: 1-4pm

Ages: 15 years old and up (high school - adult)

Class Fee: $45

Please bring your own supplies (see supply list below).

Please pre-register by Monday, March 18th

Description: Good photos are not dependent on your camera equipment. Learn how to improve cropping and lighting with the equipment you have, and how you can save even mediocre photos by adjusting them in a graphics program.

Supply list:

  • Digital camera and attachments
  • Manual for the specific camera you are working with
  • Laptop/tablet or whatever you edit your photos on (second week)
  • If you do not have a graphics program on your computer, GIMP is a free download that provides multiple options for manipulating images.

About the Teacher: Winner of regional and national awards for art and photography, Melinda has exhibited a number of one-woman shows in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, and has had works accepted in numerous juried exhibitions. In addition to creating fine art works and commissioned portraits, she has taught visiting artist programs to elementary and high schools in Missouri and Iowa, as well as drawing and photography classes through community colleges in Nebraska and Iowa. She’s taught a number of drawing and watercolor classes through the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and the Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City, Kansas.

 

 Register for Digital Photography

After completing the online registration form you will have the choice of paying for your class using PayPal or by mailing a check made out to

Lumberyard Arts Center, P.O. Box 523, Baldwin City, KS 66006

 


Basic Sewing 2 Workshop

Teacher: Linda Ballinger

Dates: Saturdays, April 6 and 13th

Times: 1-4pm

Ages: 8 years old to adult

Class fee: $45 class fee + $10 supply fee

You must pre-register by Friday, March 29th . Class limited to 10 students, so sign up early!

Move beyond the basics of sewing to work with patterns and various fabrics. Students with any previous sewing experience welcome--come perfect and expand your skills.   You will need a sewing machine (adult size works better for kids than those marketed to children). In this class you will learn about sewing and your machine. If you have questions, please feel free to call instructor Linda Ballinger at 913-980-3831.

Supply List:

Sewing Machine (adult size recommended but we can work with whatever machine you have)

Owner’s manual for machine

7” fabric shear

4” craft scissors

Box of “yellow beaded” straight pins

72” sewing measuring tape

Metal hem measuring tool

thimble (to fit on your middle finger on either hand)

Wit or light colored thread

Pencil and small notepad for note taking

Box to keep supplies (plastic school boxes will work)

About the teacher: Linda Ballinger started sewing at age six. Her grandmother taught her on a Singer Treadle, and Linda has been sewing continually for sixty-eight years! She has two years of college training and has participated in 4H and high school sewing classes. She has been involved in alterations and costuming for forty-eight years, and made all her daughters’ clothing until they graduated to blue jeans.

 

 Register for Basic Sewing 2

After completing the online registration form you will have the choice of paying for your class using PayPal or by mailing a check made out to

Lumberyard Arts Center, P.O. Box 523, Baldwin City, KS 66006


Art Explorers—K-5th grade

Teacher: Becky Weaver

Dates: Mondays in April (5 weeks: April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Times: 4-5pm

Class Fee: $40, plus $5 supply fee

You must pre-register by Wednesday, March 27th to attend. Please bring the $5 supply fee when you walk your child in to the first class. 

Spring into art! We will take inspiration from the season around us to create Spring inspired art.  During this camp, students will get a chance to work in a number of different media as they explore the art elements and principles.  All art will be available to take home. Remember, art is messy so please dress appropriately!

About the Teacher: Becky Weaver grew up in Baldwin City, graduating from Baldwin High School in 2003, and has been involved in community arts in a variety of ways. She earned a BA in Studio Art from Simpson College and a BFA in Art Education from Washburn University.  Weaver taught K-12 art in Osage City for four years. Currently, she is in her second year as the high school art instructor at BHS.

 

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