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Summer Art Camps are designed for young artists. Morning camps run from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, Monday – Thursday; Afternoon camps run from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. Monday – Thursday. Member fee for the week is $120, non member fee is $132. (Additional Material fee to instructor the first day of camp. Please look at our brochure for more information on ages, dates and camp description.)
Hands on Art for Parent and Tots; 2 – 4 year olds
Little artists with a caregiver will develop motor skills and gain self-confidence by creating art using paint, oil pastels, fabric and clay. Each month there will be a new theme inspired by the season.
Fridays; May 25th 10:00 – 11:00 am; (M) $10; (NM) $12 each class
This popular summer camp is now a 1 day workshop for kids who love to sew or are just starting out. Kids ages 9 – 13 will design and create their own fleece stuffed animal, learning hand sewing techniques. Saturday May 26th; 1:00- 4:00 pm; Member fee of $28 and Non member fee of $22 (An additional $7 materials fee payable to instructor.)
Students ages 9 – 14 will explore color, blending, brush strokes and more in this fun step by step workshop. Register for one or all workshops. Each class for members is $20 or Non member fee of $22 each. (If weather is good we will paint outside)
Thursday: Theme – Beach Days – August 2nd; 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Thursday: Theme – Barcelona – August 16th; 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Thursday; Theme Puppy or kitten – August 23rd; 5:30 -7:00 pm
Each session, students will be given Mindfulness awareness techniques to learn, such as Mindful breathing, Mindful body awareness, mindful listening, ect. These practices all students to become more aware of their environment, how they are feeling and how they react to certain things. This also allows the students to become focused and centered on a task using shape and design to crate their own masterpieces. We will create a variety of artworks using watercolors, pencils, clay and yarn which could include collages, mandala creations, landscapes, still life drawings, and zen doodle art.
Register for one or all! Each class is $24 with a membership or $28 without a membership. There is an additional $10 material fee for each class that must be given to the instructor. Sundays: May 13th; May 27th; & Sunday June 3rd from 1 – 3 pm. Summer Session: Wednesdays: July 18th; July 25th; August 1st; August 15th; August 22nd.
Instructor Sasha Roberts-Levi
Artist and Educational Therapist, Sasha Roberts-Levi brings the spirit that everyone is born creative and can learn to draw or paint or express their creativity to her instruction. If you want to learn how to paint with acrylics and you have Parkinson’s then this class is for you. Sasha provided personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. We will explore color theory and paint mixing and techniques that allow you to complete a painting in a few sessions. High-quality art materials are provided to create vibrant clarity of color. Students with no or little prior drawing or painting experience are welcome. Overriding all else, there is respect for each individual and an empathetic understanding of the path being traveled by both those with Parkinson’s and those who care for them.
Wednesdays, May 23rd – June 13th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Member fee of $80; Non member fee of $85 (An Additional $20 material fee do to Sasha on the first day of class.)
Learn the fundamentals of playing and exploring with watercolors int his 2-day workshop. You will learn the process of selecting the proper paints and brushes to get started. The essential information provided in this workshop will help you learn how to apply watercolor and create basic shapes using fun, easy techniques. A step by set painting will finish off this fun workshop. Come and relax and learn the wonder world of watercolor. Supplies provided with a $15 supply fee.
Tuesday, June 12th from 10 am – 2:00 pm; Member fee of $40; Non Members fee $44
This open studio class will allow you to experience the creative process at your own pace. Enjoy the company of fellow artists as we explore and experiment with watercolor. This class is for those with some watercolor experience who are seeking a welcoming space and the guidance of an experienced trainer. Please register for this studio time!
Tuesday, June 12 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm; Member fee of $18; Non member fee (20)
4 Day teen 16 + & Adult camp (Register for one or all the days)
This open studio for adults & teens 16+, will allow you to experience the creative process at your own pace. Enjoy the company of fellow artists as we explore and experiment with drawing & watercolor. This studio time is for those with little to some experienced who are seeking a welcoming space and the guidance of an experienced trainer. Mon. – Thursday; July 9th – 12th; 6:30 – 8:30 pm;
(Register for one or all the days) Member Fee of $25 or $28 for Non members for each day.
This class is designed for teens 16+ with parent approval and adults.
This week long intensive workshop is a must for any artist who is hoping to better their life drawing skills. It is recommended that you are already familiar with basic life drawing as this is not a beginner class. We will be looking at, discussing and simplifying the entire bone structure which is what establishes an armature for muscle and fles to sit upon. After two days of focusing on the bone structure, we will move into the muscle structure and learn what makes each person unique. Live models will be present daily so students can put this new-found knowledge to the test after each mini-lecture. The instructor will utilize the skeleton, completed anatomical drawings. handouts books and many, many drawing demonstrations to share her love of the figure.
Space is limited to 10 students; August 6th – 10th; Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 4:00 pm; Member fee of $425; Non member fee of $475 including the model fee (a supply list will be emailed upon request)
Consider becoming a Member of the Northville Art House and receive
a discount on classes, a 10% discount in our store and more!
Individual: $30 Family: $50 Patron: $100 Sponsor: $250 Founder’s Circle: $1000
To register for classes by mail, complete the form on the last page of the brochure.
and return to:
The Northville Art House
215 W. Cady St.
Northville, MI 48167
or call 248 344-0497 during open hours to register.