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    • Mon, June 10, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 14, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 10


     






    Let Your Creative Self Soar……..drawing, painting, and storytelling through cartooning and  making short animations 

    This class is designed to develop the student’s imaginative skills in the art of illustration using one’s personal experiences as a spring board to taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary.  This class will emphasize drawing and painting skills in cartooning, and short animations. 

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July10-14th (5 days)

    Time: 9:00 - noon

    $265 half day - Member

    $315 half day - Non-Member

    $25. Materials fee

    Time: 9 - noon

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class.


    • Mon, June 10, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 14, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 4


     






    Let Your Creative Self Soar……..drawing, painting, and storytelling through cartooning and  making short animations 

    This class is designed to develop the student’s imaginative skills in the art of illustration using one’s personal experiences as a spring board to taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary.  This class will emphasize drawing and painting skills in cartooning, and short animations. 

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July10-14th (5 days)

    Time: 9:00 - noon

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class.

    Adventures in Mixed Media


    This class will concentrate on how to incorporate 2 or more mediums into one work of art. We will focus on a variety of subject matters such as still life, landscape, cityscape, waterscape, animals, nature, and imagery of the mind, abstract-style artwork. All students will get a chance to work in a variety of mediums and learn how they work together in collage, printmaking, drawing/ painting, and a 3-D art project.

    Afternoon 1-4 Ages: 7-12.

    Instructor Beth Weaver Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: June 10-14th (5 days) 

    Time:1-4pm 

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class

    Location: WAL Studio

    Bio:  Beth is a retired Art teacher of 27 years.  She has many years of experience focused on the 

    elementary and middle school age student. Her projects are engaging and made easy through her 

    knowledge of the processes and practices in creating art.   

    Beth is an artist and enjoys drawing and painting in watercolors, acrylics, oils and many other 

    mediums. 

    $475 full day (Member)

    $525 full day (Non-Members)

    $50 Materials fee


    • Mon, June 10, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fri, June 14, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 10

    Adventures in Mixed Media


    This class will concentrate on how to incorporate 2 or more mediums into one work of art. We will focus on a variety of subject matters such as still life, landscape, cityscape, waterscape, animals, nature, and imagery of the mind, abstract-style artwork. All students will get a chance to work in a variety of mediums and learn how they work together in collage, printmaking, drawing/ painting, and a 3-D art project.

    Afternoon 1-4 Ages: 7-12.

    Instructor Beth Weaver Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: June 10-14th (5 days)

    $265 half day (Members)

    $315 half day (Non-Members)

    $25 Materials fee Time:1-4pm 

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class

    Location: WAL Studio


    • Mon, June 17, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 21, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 10

    BEGINNING OIL PAINTING FOR TEENS 

     Sunflower Sunshine 8 x 10 oil   

    Instructor: Julie Sanderson

    Location: Woodland Art League Studio

    Time: June 17th - 21st

    Class size limited to 12 students  

    Age range: Students 11 - 19

    Overview:

    This class is designed for the beginner oil painting student. No painting experience is required.  Each 3.0 hour class will produce a finished painting.  The fundamentals of painting will be taught such as composition, toning, color mixing, drawing and paint application/mark making.  It will be a fun learning environment designed to quickly teach students how to paint in oils.  

    Supply fee:

    All supplies will be included, and a $30 fee will be collected the first day.

    Questions: Contact Julie at JulieSandersonArt@gmail.com

    About Julie :

    Julie Sanderson is an artist living in Montgomery, Texas.  She works in oils with a modern impressionistic style. She is drawn to rural farm scenes and coastal small towns and loves to paint from life wether it is a landscape or a still life.

    She has received First Place Awards at several plein events such as Paint Texas 2022 in Columbus, Texas and Brushes By the Beach 2021 in Galveston, Texas.  In addition, she has been juried into top plein air events in 2022 such as En Plein Air (San Angelo), Shadows on the Teche (New Iberia), Paint the Town (Marble Falls) and Plein Air Southwest(Galveston).


    • Mon, June 24, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 28, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register

    June 24-28th  Mornings


    Collage by Andrea d’Agueno

    Fairytale Adventures

    Your child’s imagination will be  Ignited with creating fantastical fairy tale creatures.  They may choose to build a recyclable castle, create an enchanted forest,  or sculpt fairy houses for your garden.  Imagine the adventures  they will have while creating a mystical dragon, magical wizard, or friendly elf! They may play the hero or heroine as they wave a magical wand they have created embarking on their own adventure on a magical unicorn or dragon puppet!

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: June 24-28 (5 days)

    $265 half day/ if you take an additional half day class $475 full day

    $20. Materials fee

    Time: 9-12 pm

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the afternoon class.

    Location: WAL Art Center


    • Mon, June 24, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 28, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register


    Fairytale Adventures plus Circus (full day)


    Collage by Andrea d’Agueno

    Fairytale Adventures

    June 24-28th  Mornings

    Your child’s imagination will be  Ignited with creating fantastical fairy tale creatures.  They may choose to build a recyclable castle, create an enchanted forest,  or sculpt fairy houses for your garden.  Imagine the adventures  they will have while creating a mystical dragon, magical wizard, or friendly elf! They may play the hero or heroine as they wave a magical wand they have created embarking on their own adventure on a magical unicorn or dragon puppet!

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: June 24-28 (5 days)

    Members: $265 half day /  $475 full day

    Non-Members:  $315 half day / $495 full day

    $20. Materials fee

    Time: 9-12 pm

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the afternoon class.

    Location: WAL Art Center


    Circus

    Afternoon 1-4

    Everyone Loves the Circus!  We will use acrylic paints, watercolors, markers and pencil. We will even use wire to have fun with our circus theme.  Performers, animals tents and trains will be our subject matter as we spend a week having fun  creating our circus Art work!

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor:  Karen Stork

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: June 24th-28th (5 days)

    $25. Materials fee

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class

    Location: WAL Art Center



    • Mon, July 01, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 05, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 3
    Register

    Art Around the World


    Let’s get messy….We will explore and be inspired by the art of famous and not so famous artist from around the world. We will draw, paint and sculpt, learn different print making techniques, and make mosaics in this class.  This  is a fun class for the young artist who likes to try all different types of mediums.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 1, 2, 3, 5 (4 days)

    $20. Materials fee

    Time: 9am - noon

    WAL Location

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    July 1, 2, 3, & 5th (4 days) 

    Printmaking will be the focus of this art camp, such as mono-printing, gel prints, cyan-type printing, and block foam prints. The children will use the elements of: line, shape, color, texture, value, form and space to create works of art. They will learn about composition through fun explorations into a variety of subject matter.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Beth Weaver

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Dates:  July 1, 2, 3, & 5th (4 days) 

    Time: 1-4pm

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class

    Location: WAL Studio




    • Mon, July 01, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 05, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 9
    Register

    Art Around the World


    Let’s get messy….We will explore and be inspired by the art of famous and not so famous artist from around the world. We will draw, paint and sculpt, learn different print making techniques, and make mosaics in this class.  This  is a fun class for the young artist who likes to try all different types of mediums.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 1, 2, 3, 5 (4 days)

    $212 half day  - (WAL Members)

    $252 half day - (Non - WAL Members)

    $20. Materials fee

    Time: 9am - noon

    WAL Location


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    • Mon, July 01, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fri, July 05, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register









    July 1, 2, 3, & 5th (4 days) 

    Printmaking will be the focus of this art camp, such as mono-printing, gel prints, cyan-type printing, and block foam prints. The children will use the elements of: line, shape, color, texture, value, form and space to create works of art. They will learn about composition through fun explorations into a variety of subject matter.

    Supply fee: $20.00 to be collected on first day of camp. 

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Beth Weaver

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Dates:  July 1, 2, 3, & 5th (4 days) 

    $212 half day / $385 full day Members

    $252 half day / $435 full day Non Members

    $20. Materials fee

    Time: 1-4pm

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class

    Location: WAL Studio


    • Mon, July 08, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 12, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Color Your World


    Students will experiment with oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, markers and collage as we learn about color theory and color mixing and art history.  Students will create five different works of art. 

    Ages: 7-12 

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Instructor:  Susan Manbeian

    Susan Manbeian is a certified art teacher and has taught Art for 30 years in both public and private schools.

    Date: July 8-12

    Time 9 - noon

    $25.Materials fee  


    Make an Impression on Me How Art, Science and Invention came together

    Each day, students will meet different artist from the Impressionism movement, and learn what was happening in history and science at the time that influenced their art. We will explore value, color and different artistic techniques using collage, pastel, tempera powders, acrylics and make a final mixed media portrait using everything we learned. Each day will have one or more science experiments to highlight what we are practicing.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Sally Bowers

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12 (5 days) Time: 1 - 4pm

    $25. Materials fee 

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class 



    • Mon, July 08, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 12, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register

    Color Your World

    Students will experiment with oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, markers and collage as we learn about color theory and color mixing and art history.  Students will create five different works of art. 

    Ages: 7-12

    Instructor Susan Manbeian

    Susan Manbeian is a certified art teacher and has taught Art for 30 years in both public and private schools.

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12

    Time 9 - noon

    $25 materials fee  


    • Mon, July 08, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fri, July 12, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register


    Make an Impression on Me How Art, Science and Invention came together

    Each day, students will meet different artist from the Impressionism movement, and learn what was happening in history and science at the time that influenced their art. We will explore value, color and different artistic techniques using collage, pastel, tempera powders, acrylics and make a final mixed media portrait using everything we learned. Each day will have one or more science experiments to highlight what we are practicing.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Sally Bowers

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12 (5 days) Time: 1 - 4pm

    $25. Materials fee 

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class 


    • Mon, July 15, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 19, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    BEGINNING OIL PAINTING FOR TEENS 

     Sunflower Sunshine 8 x 10 oil   

    Instructor: Julie Sanderson

    Location: Woodland Art League Studio

    Time: July 15th - 19th  9:00am - noon

    Class size limited to 12 students  

    Age range: Students 11 - 19

    Overview:

    This class is designed for the beginner oil painting student. No painting experience is required.  Each 3.0 hour class will produce a finished painting.  The fundamentals of painting will be taught such as composition, toning, color mixing, drawing and paint application/mark making.  It will be a fun learning environment designed to quickly teach students how to paint in oils.  

    Supply fee:

    All supplies will be included, and a $30 fee will be collected the first day.

    Questions: Contact Julie at JulieSandersonArt@gmail.com

    About Julie :

    Julie Sanderson is an artist living in Montgomery, Texas.  She works in oils with a modern impressionistic style. She is drawn to rural farm scenes and coastal small towns and loves to paint from life wether it is a landscape or a still life.

    She has received First Place Awards at several plein events such as Paint Texas 2022 in Columbus, Texas and Brushes By the Beach 2021 in Galveston, Texas.  In addition, she has been juried into top plein air events in 2022 such as En Plein Air (San Angelo), Shadows on the Teche (New Iberia), Paint the Town (Marble Falls) and Plein Air Southwest(Galveston).


    • Mon, July 22, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 26, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register


    "Art Around the World"

    Ages: 7-12 years old.

     Week:  July 22 – 26th

    Time:  9:00 – 12:00 noon

    Instructor: Beth Weaver

    The children will discover a variety of indigenous art styles and forms of art from around the world.  They will get to learn about the early American folk arts and crafts, Chinese brush painting to Australian Aboriginal art forms. They will use the art elements of line, shape, color, texture, value, form and space to create works of art. They will learn about composition through fun explorations of concepts.

    The subject matter will vary by each project from depictions of animals and nature to folk art designs of the early American settlers. The children will get to work with a variety of materials that will enhance each project.


    A Supply fee of $25.00 is due on the first day of camp for art materials.


    Youth Art Camp fee schedule:

    • WAL Member $265
    • WWAF Discount until April 28th  - $235
    • Non-Member $315
    • Non-Member WWAF Discount until April 28th - $275


    • Mon, July 22, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, July 26, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register

    "Art Around the Worlds & Art Movements and Isms"

    All-Day Summer Art Camp

    For a full day of art fun!!!

    The children will get to explore and discover about art isms and movements of famous artists and travel the world exploring art forms and styles from around the world. 

    Ages: 7-12 years of age

    Date: July 22 - 26th

    Time: 9:00am - 4:00 pm (Lunch 12:00-1:00pm)

    Location: WAL Studio at 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX  77380

    Instructor: Beth Weaver

    (Please prepare personal brown-bag lunch for full-day art camp!)


    Supply fee of $50.00 will be collected on the first day of all-day art camp.


    Fee Schedule:

    • WAL Member / full day - $475
    • WAL Member / full day WWAF Discount until 4/28 - $425
    • Non-Member / full day - $525
    • Non-Member / full day WWAF Discount until 4/28 -$475





    • Mon, July 22, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fri, July 26, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    Register


    "Famous Artists Movements and Isms"

    Ages: 7-12 years old.

    Week:  July 22 – 26th

    Time:  1:00 – 4:00pm

    Instructor: Beth Weaver

    The children will discover the art forms of famous artists from Monet’s Impressionism, Van Gogh’s Post-Impressionism, Picasso’s Cubism, Kandinsky’s Expressionism, to O’Keefe’s American Modernism.  They will get to learn about the famous artists styles from the past centuries and create artworks using some of the techniques that the artists used to create the particular styles of art.  They will use the art elements of line, shape, color, texture, value, form and space to create works of art. They will learn about composition through fun explorations of concepts.

    The subject matter will vary by each project from depictions of animals and nature, self portraiture, to still life renderings and modern abstractions. The children will get to work with a variety of art materials that will enhance each project. 


    Supplies fee: $25.00 due on first day of camp


    Fee Schedule:

    • WAL Member:  $265
    • WAL Member WWAF discount until April 28th:  $235
    • Non-Member:  $315
    • Non-Member WWAF discount until April 28th: $275

    Location: Woodlands Art League Studio

    701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX  77380

    • Mon, July 29, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, August 02, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Make an Impression on Me How Art, Science and Invention came together

    Each day, students will meet different artist from the Impressionism movement, and learn what was happening in history and science at the time that influenced their art. We will explore value, color and different artistic techniques using collage, pastel, tempera powders, acrylics and make a final mixed media portrait using everything we learned. Each day will have one or more science experiments to highlight what we are practicing.

    Ages: 7-12. Instructor Sally Bowers

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12 (5 days) Time: 9 - noon

    $25. Materials fee 

    Lunch is supervised/ students bring their own lunch if they are attending the morning class 



    Students will experiment with oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, markers and collage as we learn about color theory and color mixing and art history.  Students will create five different works of art. 

    Ages: 7-12

    Instructor Karen Stork

    Karen Stork is a certified art teacher and has taught Art for 30 years in both public and private schools.

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12

    Time 1 - 4pm

    $25 materials fee  



    • Mon, July 29, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, August 02, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 9
    Registration is closed


     







    • Mon, July 29, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fri, August 02, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 701 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380
    • 10
    Register



    Students will experiment with oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, markers and collage as we learn about color theory and color mixing and art history.  Students will create five different works of art. 

    Ages: 7-12

    Instructor Karen Stork

    Karen Stork is a certified art teacher and has taught Art for 30 years in both public and private schools.

    Small classes/ individual projects

    Date: July 8-12

    Time 9 - noon

    $25 materials fee  



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The Woodlands Art League’s purpose is to further the cause and interest in the visual arts through teaching, programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, and community involvement. The organization is organized exclusively for educational purposes and is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. 

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