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Ceramics: Intro to Wheel Throwing

$110

with Nicole Klotz

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Learn to sling mud and create beautiful and functional items! In this course we'll explore both the technical and creative side of throwing on the potters wheel. This is designed for complete beginners as well as those with some experience. Come get dirty with us! Due to drying and firing times, pottery will be ready for pick up 10 days after class ends/

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Click: Intro to Photography

$100

with Stephen Smith

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Want to get more out of your photos? Learn to boss your camera around as you explore the basics of photography and composition through interactive activities. By the end of the course you will be able to compose and capture shots while shooting manually on a DSLR camera.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Game Makers: Intro to 3D Modeling

$100

with Kali Workman

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 1 pm

Learn how to create a concept piece and use 3D modeling skills to bring those ideas to life in a 3D realm. You'll be able to create your own assets for video games and cinematic creations.

 

**Limited, full-tuition scholarships are available based on financial need. Thank you to West Michigan Tech Talent for their sponsorship!  To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Game Makers: Intro to Level Design

$100

with Kali Workman

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a successful 3D video game? You'll get an introduction to Unreal Game Engine and use pre-built lighting, materials, and models to create a working level by the end of the week. Best suited for students in grades 9-12.

 

**Limited, full-tuition scholarships are available based on financial need. Thank you to West Michigan Tech Talent for their sponsorship! To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

How Music Works

$100

with Theo Ndawillie II

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Learn fundamentals of music theory and audio production like rhythm, melody, and harmony and leave with basic tools to create your own musical productions.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Illustration: Character Design Studio

$100

with Alysha Lach White

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 1 pm

Create character concepts in a fast-paced collaborative studio environment and experience what it's like to be a professional illustrator. Through rapid prototyping and group feedback, learn the design process behind creating a character for a client and how to take their feedback and make it even stronger.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Intro to Painting: Still Life

$110

with Michael Pfleghaar

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

An introduction to acrylic painting for beginning artists, students will learn about using brushes, mixing colors, and composition as we paint from still life objects. A daily demonstration will be followed by studio time and individualized instruction each day.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Intro to Sewing

$110

with John Cox

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Design and build your own wearable piece of art! Learn basic sewing skills as you start with a simple hat pattern and transform it into a one-of-a-kind project.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.





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