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Shadow Puppets & Clay (Ages 9–12)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

Out from the Shadows: Shadow Puppets (8:30am) 
The first puppets found in tombs were more like children’s toys than puppets. In the 10th century shadow puppets made of leather were brought from Asia to Egypt. Join artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to retell the story of the Benu Bird, the bringer of light to the ancient Egyptian world through this shadow puppet tradition. 

From Pots to Statues: Clay (10:15am)
The Egyptians were one of the first cultures in the world to create pottery! Early pottery was created for use in the home; later pottery for decoration. Work with master potter, Lisa Himmelstrup to learn the history of ancient Egyptian pottery and clay techniques, as you create a variety of pottery pieces inspired by ancient Egypt. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Shadow Puppets & Drawing and Painting (Ages 9-12)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

Out from the Shadows: Shadow Puppets (8:30am)
The first puppets found in tombs were more like children’s toys than puppets. In the 10th century shadow puppets made of leather were brought from Asia to Egypt. Join artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to retell the story of the Benu Bird, the bringer of light to the ancient Egyptian world through this shadow puppet tradition. 

Uniquely Egyptian: Drawing and Painting (10:15am)
Egyptian painting is very unique. The head of a person or animal in a painting is seen from the side while the body is seen from the front! Work with artist Karen Anderson to create colorful paintings with highlights of gold inspired by ancient Egyptian paintings. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Payment plan available: $125 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid every four weeks.

Architecture & Book Arts (Ages 9–12)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

From Pyramids to Obelisks: Architecture (12:30pm)
Learn about the Great Pyramids of Giza, tombs for the Pharaohs. Pyramids were filled with objects to accompany the ruler into the next world and often were flanked by obelisks. Work with artist Laurie Witzkowski to create your own pyramid and obelisk. What will be in your pyramid? 

Hieroglyphics: Book Arts (2:15pm)
Imagine yourself as an Egyptian scribe working for the Pharaoh Tutankhamun to record the stocks of foods, tax records, magic spells and more in writing! Knowing the system of hieroglyphics would be a basic skill. Work with artist Anne Sawyer to decipher, practice and write in Egyptian hieroglyphics to create a book of magical spells. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Book Arts & Architecture (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

Hieroglyphics: Book Arts (12:30pm)
Imagine yourself as an Egyptian scribe working for the Pharaoh Tutankhamun to record the stocks of foods, tax records, magic spells and more in writing! Knowing the system of hieroglyphics would be a basic skill. Work with artist Anne Sawyer to decipher, practice and write in Egyptian hieroglyphics to create a book of magical spells. 

From Pyramids to Obelisks: Architecture (2:15pm)
Learn about the Great Pyramids of Giza, tombs for the Pharaohs. Pyramids were filled with objects to accompany the ruler into the next world and often were flanked by obelisks. Work with artist Laurie Witzkowski to create your own pyramid and obelisk. What will be in your pyramid? 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Drawing and Painting & Masks (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

Animals of the Nile River: Drawing and Painting (12:30pm)
Contrasted with the ancient Egyptian style of painting, artist Karen Anderson teaches modern drawing and painting techniques. Then using watercolors paint your own masterpiece of a hippo, a crocodile, ibis or other animal from the Nile River Valley which would have been seen by the ancient Egyptians!  

The Golden Mask of King Tut: Masks (2:15pm)
Tutankhamun or King Tut ruled Egypt for only 10 years until his death at age 19 years. His tomb was discovered filled with treasures including his death mask. Work with artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to create a golden mask inspired by King Tut’s mask. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Jewelry & Masks (Ages 9–12)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

Adorned and Bejeweled: Jewelry (12:30pm)
Everyone in Egypt wore jewelry! The wealthy wore pieces made from semi-precious stones, gold, and glass beads. Less wealthy wore jewelry made from painted clay, shells, and animal teeth. Join artist Jeanette Dickinson to create amulets, neck pieces, and arm bracelets inspired by ancient Egyptian jewelry. 

The Golden Mask of King Tut: Masks (2:15pm)
Tutankhamun or King Tut ruled Egypt for only 10 years until his death at age 19 years. His tomb was discovered filled with treasures including his death mask. Work with artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to create a golden mask inspired by King Tut’s mask. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course

Masks & Drawing and Painting (Ages 9–12)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

The Golden Mask of King Tut: Masks (12:30pm)
Tutankhamun or King Tut ruled Egypt for only 10 years until his death at age 19 years. His tomb was discovered filled with treasures including his death mask. Work with artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to create a golden mask inspired by King Tut’s mask. 

Animals of the Nile River: Drawing and Painting (2:15pm)
Contrasted with the ancient Egyptian style of painting, artist Karen Anderson teaches modern drawing and painting techniques. Then using watercolors paint your own masterpiece of a hippo, a crocodile, ibis or other animal from the Nile River Valley which would have been seen by the ancient Egyptians!  

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Payment plan available: $125 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid every four weeks.

Masks & Jewelry (Ages 6–8)

$225
Calendar Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join professional artists on a whirlwind tour of Egypt!

The Golden Mask of King Tut: Masks (12:30pm)
Tutankhamun or King Tut ruled Egypt for only 10 years until his death at age 19 years. His tomb was discovered filled with treasures including his death mask. Work with artists Julie and Gustavo Boada to create a golden mask inspired by King Tut’s mask. 

Adorned and Bejeweled: Jewelry (2:15pm)
Everyone in Egypt wore jewelry! The wealthy wore pieces made from semi-precious stones, gold, and glass beads. Less wealthy wore jewelry made from painted clay, shells, and animal teeth. Join artist Jeanette Dickinson to create amulets, neck pieces, and arm bracelets inspired by ancient Egyptian jewelry. 

Get $25 off when you register for a morning and afternoon session with discount code FULLDAY.

Full Course




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