Adult & Child Workshops At The Contemporary Austin Art School

This fall at the Contemporary Austin’s Adult & Child Workshops, make art inspired by the festive new season, explore storytelling through claymation, or create homemade gifts for the holidays at Laguna Gloria. See the schedule below.

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All workshops: Sundays, 1-4P

$49 + $15 in supplies for each adult/child pair. Workshops are suitable for ages 6-11 with an adult. Space is limited, please register in advance.

Mosaic Stepping Stones – 10/4
Create a unique stepping stone for your garden using the ancient art of mosaics. Embellish your work with shells, smooth river rocks, mementos, marbles, broken dishes, and tiles embedded in grout.

Halloween Art – 10/25AdvertisementCreate Picasso-esque witches, monster pop-up cards, and skeleton sculptures in this imaginative one-day class. Inspired by the Halloween season, we will work together to create take-home holiday decor.

Bountiful Platters – 11/15
Design and decorate a large, beautiful platter perfect for use during the holiday season. Draw and carve your own decorations and patterns into the platters using clay sculpting tools. Platters will be made of earthenware clay and will be finished with a low-fire glaze.

Claymation – 11/22
Bring a point-and-shoot camera or any “i” device with a camera (iPhone/iPad) and learn to make your own movies from beginning to end. Collaborate with your child as you build clay figures, dream up movie ideas, and create short claymation films. We will share special techniques to make your movies even more exciting.

Mosaic Holiday Gifts – 12/6
Participants will make three small mosaic projects during the class that are great for gift giving during the holidays. Everyone will also go home with instructions that they can use to make their own. Projects include a small painted “treasure box” with a mosaic tile top, a refrigerator magnet “mini mandala,” and a mosaic pendant with a ribbon cord.

Register: thecontemporaryaustin.org/artschool or 512 323 6380

About Nicole Basham 793 Articles
A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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