Lumberyard Arts Center Classes

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 Watercolor Class

Teacher: Melinda Hipple

Dates: Wednesdays, September 5th - October 10th

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Age: Adult

Class fee: $65

You must pre-register by Friday, August 31st to attend.

Bring more than one project idea (photographs or still life) to work from. Please bring your own supplies (see supply list below).

For students with some watercolor experience. The class will focus on individual projects and experimenting with various fun techniques for applying paint, as well as in-depth discussion on perspective and color theory.

Supply list (quality matters):

Paints (Winsor & Newton or their student grade Cotman brand is recommended)

Brushes (at least one #6 round and one one-inch wide flat brush)

Watercolor paper (Cotton rag, or the best you can afford. Larger is better.)

Paper towels

Pencil/eraser

Table salt (a small amount in a baggie is fine)

Optional: masking fluid

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 Watercolor Class

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


 

Interior Design Workshop

Teacher: Melinda Hipple

Dates: Thursday, October 4

Times: 6-9pm

Age: Adult

Class fee: $35

You must pre-register by Friday, September 28th to attend.

Thinking of making a major furniture purchase, adding color to your walls, or just giving your rooms a minor makeover? This three-hour design seminar can help steer you away from costly mistakes. Learn how to properly measure rooms for furniture placement, what the current color and design trends are, and easy ways to give your furniture and accessories a new looked without buying a thing.

Materials provided, but bring measurements and photos of your rooms if you’d like specific feedback on individual projects.

About the Teacher: An interior designer for ten years, Melinda worked in Springfield, Missouri and the Kansas City area. She was the lead designer on the first Springfield Design Showhouse project for Ethan Allen, and she taught many of their design seminars. She created layouts and renderings for a number of clients in both communities, as well as merchandising and faux finishing many of the showrooms.

 

Register for Interior Design Workshop

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

 


 

Yoga with Art, K-2nd grade

Teacher: Jane Taul, Registered Yoga Teacher

Date: Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15, & 29 (4 weeks)

Times: 3:15-4:15pm (begins directly after school)

Class fee: $30

You must pre-register by Thursday, October 25th to attend. Please note this class takes place at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, in the Community Room.

Jane Taul’s popular Yoga with Art class is back! An exploration of coordination, balance, stability, creative thinking and problem solving, with an emphasis on calming the body and mind. We will be creating yoga poses to demonstrate the meaning of our individual drawings, so the students will be encouraged to create independently as well as part of a team. Thinking outside the box and coloring outside the lines is encouraged!

About the teacher: Jane Taul is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 500), certified and insured through the National Yoga Alliance. She has completed a combined total of 28 months of Teacher Training and Advanced Teacher Training at Westside Yoga School in Lawrence, and has been teaching since 2008.

 

 Register for Yoga with Art, K-2nd grade

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

 


Design a Pillow Class

Teacher: Kathleen Thomas

Dates: Saturday, October 13

Times: 9-11am

Class fee: $20 class fee, $10 supply fee

You must pre-register by Friday, September 21st to attend. The $20 class fee is due when you sign up (you can pay via PayPal or by mailing a check). Please bring the $10 supply fee with you to class. Class limited to 10 students so sign up early.

Create your own practical piece of home decor in this easy and fun class! Each student will design and create a one-of-kind decorative pillow to take home. Choose a pre-made pillow slip from a vaerity of colors and use pre-cut, ready-to-iron on items for your design as instructor Kathleen Thomas walks you through the process start to finish. All supplies provided, but bring a pair of fabric scissors if you have them. 

About the teacher: Kathleen Thomas has been creating fabric art for over 20 years. She's taught multiple Fabric Art classes at the Lumberyard Arts Center and her fabric art landscapes, still lifes, and holiday cards have been popular items at the arts center's Chocolate Auction and Holiday Art-A-Fair. 

 

Register for Design a Pillow Class

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 October (October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Times: 4-5pm

Class Fee: $35, plus $5 supply fee

You must pre-register by Friday, September 21st to attend. Please bring the $5 supply fee when you walk your child in to the first class. 

Fall into art! We will take inspiration from the season around us to create Fall 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.

 

Register for Art Explorers for K-5th graders

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

 


Fall After School Theater—Fractured Fairy Tales

Teacher: Jennifer Glenn

Dates & Times: Wednesdays 3:15-4:45pm, beginning September 26th (with a few exceptions--see below)

NO REHEARAL on Wednesday, October 31; Week of Thanksgiving break we will rehearse MONDAY, November 19th (instead of Wednesday); DRESS REHEARSAL Thrusday, December 13th (in addition to the regular Wednesday rehearsal that week)

Performance: Friday, December 14th, 7pm 

Class Fee: $85

You must pre-register by Friday, September 21st to attend. 

Come produce and perform FRACTURED FAIRY TALES with us this fall! In this multi-age camp, everyone will have a chance to audition, be cast, and rehearse a scripted play. We will also gather and create sets, costumes, and props for our performance on Friday, December 14th, 7pm, at the USD 348 Performing Arts Center. We will use improvisation and theater games to learn to work together, warm-up, and have fun. This is a great opportunity for young actors to get their feet wet in a semiformal play situation or for the more experienced to work on their acting chops.

About the Teacher: Jennifer Glenn has been teaching and directing theater for more than thirty years.  She has worked with many Kansas communities, including Lawrence, Baldwin City, Hays, Overland Park, and Topeka. She has taught at the Lawrence Arts Center, the Lumberyard Arts Center, Theater Lawrence, Lawrence USD 497, Baldwin USD 348, Blue Valley USD 229, Olathe USD 233, and Shawnee Mission USD 512. At the Lawrence Arts Center, where she taught theater arts and preschool, she also directed in the Summer Youth Theater program, the First Saturday Players, and performed and directed with the Seem-To-Be Players for a number of years, including touring nationally. She was the 2003 Phoenix Award winner for performance, presented by the Lawrence Arts Commission. She has a BFA from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, and postgraduate education in Children’s Theater at the University of Kansas, where she studied with Jed Davis.

 

 Register for Fall Youth Theater

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

 


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