7230 E 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226  |  316.683.2500  |  theartparkwichita@cox.net

 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

ENROLL FOR 4 OR MORE MONART SUMMER CAMPS

BEFORE APRIL 30TH AND GET 15% OFF TOTAL

For Summer Camps only at The Art Park, not for use for weekly classes

Valid for camps through Aug. 18th, 2018 Tuition non-transferable, Camp dates are final once you enroll

CALL /TEXT 316-683-2500 OR EMAIL THEARTPARKWICHITA@COX.NET

TO ENROLL USING THE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

 

 First Steps Camps    Ages: 3-5     1:00-3:00 p.m.

Join us for fun making crafts and reading stories in a comfortable pre-school setting.  Students will experience a “mini” drawing lesson while practicing cutting, pasting, sorting and following directions.  This is the perfect stepping stone for any child who has not started a formal pre-school.  Tuition is $90.00 and includes all supplies.    

  • Under the Sea, June 4-6    Join us in a fun pre-school setting as we cut, glue, paint and print different under the sea creatures!  We will make printed papers, have center & group time, practice recognizing shapes, counting, categorizing manipulatives and creating unique animals.
  • Zoo Animals, Aug. 13-15     Hippos, bears and zebra, oh my!  Learn about lions, tigers and giraffe all while practicing simple drawing skills, cutting, gluing, making fun animal collages and crafts.

Getting Ready Camps     Ages: 4 ½ – 7       1:00-3:00 p.m.

Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme.  In addition to a guided drawing lesson, students will be exposed to a variety of related literature and complete a craft or clay project. Four year olds must have prior pre-school experience.  Tuition is $90.00 for three afternoons and includes all supplies and materials.

  • Teensy Weensy Animals, June 4-6  Learn about several “micro animals” including the fairy penguin, dwarf gecko, finger monkey, spring peppers and have fun visiting/holding a live dwarf hamster!
  • Monkey’n Around, June 11-13  Discover the many differences between monkeys and apes as we draw snow monkeys, Diana monkey, squirrel monkey and mandrill.  Lots of fun media will be used including oil and chalk pastel, watercolor with wax resist and fun texture rubbing plates for jungle backgrounds.
  • Minecraft, June 18-20  Come draw your favorite characters!  Practice creating 3D boxes to make Steve, zombies and an Ender Dragon.  Students will enjoy making a moveable Steve sculpture out of wood blocks to take home, painting with watercolor and making a creeper lantern.
  • Vet Academy, June 18-20  Draw your pets or favorite animals!  Bring pictures from home for reference materials.  We will learn about traditional pets, but also about special care exotic pets need. We have a special guest appearance by two Wichita veterinarians!  You don’t want to miss this camp!
  • Insect Zoo, June 25-27  Learn about symmetry in nature as we draw a giant peacock moth with caterpillar, praying mantis, colorful grasshopper and collage a ladybug with tissue paper.  Lots of fun crafts to make and a “create your own bug” clay and collage station too!
  • Royalty Camp, June 25-27  Fun for both boys and girls!  Create a royal self portrait, draw a dragon and wizard to watercolor, paint a wooden coat of arms, make a bentwood bracelet and bath bombs to take home.
  • Mosaic, July 2 & 3  Use a scroll saw to cut out your favorite animal from wood and then mosaic it!  Students will also have the choice to mosaic a flower pot or rock to take home.  Tuition is $60.00.
  • Star Wars Critter Camp, June 2 & 3  May the force be with you!  Join other Star Wars fans to draw a Porg (puffin like creature), Vulptex (crystal fox) and Fathiers (giant horse/dog/cat creature) and make cute crafts to take home.  Tuition for this camp is $60.
  • Woodworking, July 9-11 Students will learn to use a hammer, wood burning tool, drill, sandpaper, watercolor stain and the chop saw.  Students will be supervised closely while working and have many unique projects to take home including assemblage/junk art birds, a jewelry stand, craft stick people, wooden mobile, name banner to hang in their room, bookends and a tic-tac-toe game.  All new projects!
  • Life’s A Beach, July 9-11 Have a blast painting with watercolor! using Caran d’ache water soluble wax pastels and acrylic paints to make a tide pool, collage a seagull and hermit crab and make a silly underwater self portrait.  Wear clothes that can get messy!
  • Weird, Wacky and Wild Animals, July 16-18  Learn about wonderfully weird animals such as a Saiga antelope, leafy sea dragon, shoebill bird & make a narwhal collage from printed papers.
  • Clay Camp, July 16-18  Make a clay hanging flower pot, lily pad sculpture, 3D butterfly & ornaments.  Students will experience a variety of clays including earthenware, air dry and homemade paper-pulp.
  • Pink Camp, July 23-25  Not just for girls!  Have fun drawing cute pink critters such as a pink toe tarantula, orchid mantis, collage pygmy seahorses and use watercolor to make a roseate spoonbill.
  • Fiber Arts, July 23-25 Learn how to do Batik on flour sack towels, watercolor crackled resist, gel soap resist painting and make “magic” t-shirts. Please bring a 100% cotton black t-shirt from home to use.
  • Monsters, July 30-Aug. 1  Each day students will draw, paint and collage famous monsters like Godzilla and create some unique characters of their own.  These monsters will be silly, NOT scary.
  • Not So “Junky” Art, July 30-Aug. 1  This camp is full on fun learning about Hyper Tufta and make your own yard art!  Students will also enjoy making cold fusion nightlights, bottle cap birds and an assemblage style impossible house. Wear clothes that can get messy, sunscreen and bring a water bottle.
  • Slime Camp, Aug. 6-8  Make a new slime each day!  Help mix ingredients for fluffy slime, clear slime and glitter slime.  Draw and paint slimy animals such as a blob fish, African bull frog, and resting parrot fish covered in mucus bubbles blown from their own mouths.
  • Pokemon Camp, Aug. 13-15  Draw Pikachu, Garchomp and your other favorite characters! Fun crafts too!

Basic Drawing Camps   Ages: 8-12     1:00-3:00 p.m.

Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme. Drawings are guided; perfect for the elementary age student, someone older who needs basic skills or someone who wants to learn new or improve existing skills.  Students will experiment with mixed media techniques and complete several drawings, some correlating advanced crafts included.  Tuition for three afternoons is $90.00 and includes all supplies and materials.

  • Enchanted Garden, June 4-6  Calling all naturalists!  Students will have fun creating an enchanted garden in a jar using watercolor pencils, mosaic a flower pot, get messy using black glue to draw huge flowers, make a cute clay snail, copy Monet’s “Garden” paintings and collage a funny gnome.
  • Pokemon, June 4-6   Draw Pikachu, Garchomp and your other favorite characters!  Lots of fun crafts!
  • Printmaking, June 11-13  We will explore several methods of printmaking including mono prints, reduction printmaking and  soft linoleum carved prints.  Students will also enjoy crafting their own stamps out of everyday objects to take home and customizing cloth napkins.
  • Minecraft Lego, June 11-13  Come draw your favorite characters!  Practice creating 3D boxes to make Steve, zombies and an Ender Dragon.  Students will enjoy making a moveable Steve sculpture out of wood blocks to take home, painting with watercolor and making a creeper lantern.
  • Vet Academy, June 18-20  Draw your pets or favorite animals!  Bring pictures from home for reference materials.  We will learn about traditional pets, but also about special care exotic pets need. We have a special guest appearance by two Wichita veterinarians!  You don’t want to miss this camp!
  • Visit Japan, June 18-20  Learn about this interesting culture as we paint on a silk fan, make kokeshi dolls, draw a geisha and design cool patterns on her robes, practice origami, make a carp wind sock puppet and paint a crane on canvas with acrylics for good luck. 
  • Acrylic Paint, June 25-27  Students will do a quick refresher course of color mixing then learn proper techniques with acrylic paints. Students will complete several pieces of artwork including a mandala, field of poppies on canvas painting, learn about tints & shades and create a clay relief to paint once dry.
  • Avengers, June 25-27  Come draw your favorite characters in small groups or one on one with individual help from teachers.  Students will learn about proportion and use a mannequin to draw from.
  • Mosaic, July 2 & 3  Use a scroll saw to cut out your favorite animal from wood and then mosaic it!  Students will also have the choice to mosaic a flower pot or rock to take home.  Tuition is $60.
  • Star Wars Critter Camp, July 2 & 3  May the force be with you!  Join other Star Wars fans to draw a Porg (puffin like creature), Vulptex (crystal fox) and Fathiers (giant horse/dog/cat creature) and make cute crafts to take home.  Tuition for this camp is $60.
  • Woodworking, July 9-11 Students will learn to use a hammer, wood burning tool, drill, sandpaper, watercolor stain and the chop saw.  Students will be supervised closely while working and have many unique projects to take home including assemblage/junk art birds, a jewelry stand, craft stick people, wooden mobile, name banner to hang in their room, bookends and a tic-tac-toe game.  All new projects!
  • Clay Camp, July 16-18  Make a clay hanging flower pot, lily pad sculpture, 3D butterfly & ornaments.  Students will experience a variety of clays including earthenware, air dry and homemade paper-pulp.
  • Watercolor, July 16-18  Learn the basics and some advanced techniques for watercolor.  After some experimentation exercises students will use their knowledge to paint a sailboat, Northern lights, a tranquil landscape and close up flower blossoms.
  • Fiber Arts, July 23-25 Learn how to do Batik on flour sack towels, watercolor crackled resist, gel soap resist painting and make “magic” t-shirts. Please bring a 100% cotton black t-shirt from home to use.
  • Jurassic World, July 23-25  Draw realistic dinos and use fun media such as wax pastels, watercolor, design markers and liquid graphite sticks to complete your scenes.  Use Model Magic to make sculptures!
  • Impossible Journeys, July 30-Aug. 1  In this camp we will learn about several “doomed” vessels such as the Titanic & zeppelin, make hot air balloon collages with maps, paint a ship in a bottle still life and draw the iconic “Yellow Submarine.”
  • Not So “Junky” Art, July 30-Aug. 1  This camp is full on fun learning about Hyper Tufta and make your own yard art!  Students will also enjoy making cold fusion nightlights, bottle cap birds and an assemblage style impossible house. Wear clothes that can get messy, sunscreen and bring a water bottle.
  • Fashion Camp, July 6-8  Learn how the fashion industry uses patterns from nature for clothing and hairstyles.  Students will have new challenges each day such as designing their own crazy wool socks, wedding dress, outlandish hairstyles and making a 3D dress out of flower petals.
  • Alita Battle Angel/Manga Cartooning, Aug. 13-15  This action packed story about Alita, a not quite human girl, will be a great opportunity to practice drawing people proportionately then learn how the popular Manga style influenced this character’s look.
  • A Wrinkle in Time, Aug. 13-15  Based from the classic novel we will draw the interesting people, creatures and habitat in this new Disney movie version.

Young Chefs Cooking Camps 1:00-3:00

Each day students will participate in baking/cooking projects, eat a snack and take treats home to share!  Camps are from 1:00-3:00, tuition for the three afternoons is $90.00 and includes all supplies.

  • Baking Around the World I, June 11-13 Students will enjoy making apple pancakes from Germany, cheesy quesadillas and fresh salsa from Mexico, Australian hobo bread, oaty bars from New Zealand and several other yummy drinks, breads and desserts!
  • Baking Around the World II, Aug. 6-8 Make all new fun recipes from around the world!  Yummy drinks, breads and desserts from around the world! 

 Weekly Classes at the Monart School of Art

When we say “we can teach anyone how to draw,” we really mean it!  Our patented, step-bystep method is perfect for the beginner through intermediate level artist.  Teens and Adult artists will benefit from the drawing challenges and exercises assigned.  Our classrooms are safe, comfortable environments where students feel free to create and problem solve.  We believe there is no right or wrong, better or best, or “mistakes” in art.  We believe it is an opportunity to problem solve and grow as an artist.  Come discover the Monart difference!                                                                            

First Steps, Ages: 3-4   Improves fine motor skills in our youngest artists in a relaxed pre-school setting.  This is the perfect stepping stone for any child who has not attended school yet. Thurs. 10:00-11:00 or 12:30-1:30

Getting Ready, Ages: 4 ½ -7   This class focuses on realistic drawing skills and helps to improve spatial awareness, task completion, fine motor skills and following directions.

Mon. 10:00-11:00; Tues. 4:30-5:30; Wed. 4:30-5:30; Thurs. 2:30-3:30, Sat. 10:00-11:00

Basic Drawing   Ages: 7-12   Students will hone realistic drawing skills and learn how to create more realistic fur, feather and scale patterns for animals as well as proportion and detail.                                       

Mon. 10:00-11:00; Tues. 4:30-5:30; Wed. 4:30-5:30; Thurs. 2:30-3:30; Sat 11:00-noon

Teen & Adult Drawing and Painting:  Students of all experience levels welcome.  Start the semester by practicing drawing exercises and then graduate to more complex lessons all while having the support and direction of our master teacher, Charles Baughman.  Many of the drawing exercises and lesson plans are adapted from college courses.

Mon. 9:30-11:30 or 4:30-6:00; Wed. 9:30-11:30 and Thurs. 4:30-6:00

Sculpture/Clay Class, Ages: 5-12   Students will create a variety of projects including “junk art,” paper mache, clay hand building, assemblage, woodworking, jewelry making and much more!  Wed. 4:30-6:00

Sewing  Ages: 8-14 Learn how to use a sewing machine, fabric & machines not provided.Tues. 4:30-6:00

Summer enrollment procedure: We are holding class for 11 weeks: June 4-Aug. 18. Pre-pay for 10 classes and choose which dates you can attend.  If you attend all 11 classes, tuition for the last class will be due the first week of August (Wed. students plan to attend one week at an alternate time because of the 4th of July holiday).  Students are welcome to start mid-semester upon availability. Prices are as follows for 10 weeks and includes the once a year $15 per person registration fee and all supplies:  

1 hour: $192.50                       1 ½ hour: $215.00                  2 hour: $265.00                                                  

(Drop in prices for out of town guests: 1 hr: $20.00, 1 ½ hr.: $25.00, 2 hr.: $30)

Kid’s Day Out, 9:00-4:00 Every Friday

Come have a fun, enriching experience during summer break!  Children will get creative rotating between art and craft stations, have center time, play outside weather permitting, do gym class with Coach Dave from the Wichita Angels or Happy Feet Coaches, Dance & Acrobatics with Dream Big Dance Studio and Music Theatre with Miss Marcee from Music Together.  A variety of art materials will be used each day; dress in clothes that can get dirty, wear tennis shoes and sunscreen.  Please bring a sack lunch, snacks and a water bottle.  Geared for ages 4-12.  Meets from 9:00-4:00, tuition is $40 per person per day.

  • June 8th Magic T-shirts and Tote Bags  Please bring a black t-shirt, we will provide the tote bag. 
  • June 15th Pokemon: Draw your favorite characters and make neat crafts!
  • June 22nd Minecraft: Draw your favorite characters and make a wooden creeper to take home.
  • June 29th Star Wars Critter Camp: Join other Star Wars fans to draw a Porg (puffin like creature), Vulptex (crystal fox) and Fathiers (giant horse/dog/cat creature) and make cute crafts to take home.
  • July 6th Vet Academy: Draw and collage pets, bring pictures from home as reference materials.  Each student will also make a plaster animal sculpture.
  • July 13th African Animals Eric Carle Style: Print papers in camp to use as the collage materials.  Pictures will come home framed in neat acrylic frames.
  • July 20th Clay: Have fun using several different types of air dry clay including paper pulp, salt dough and Model Magic to make jewelry, a dish and a 3D animal.
  • July 27th Slime: Draw a slimy fictional creature then make two different slime concoctions to take home!
  • 3rd Mosaic: Students will learn how to safely use a scroll saw to cut out their favorite animal out of wood to mosaic.  Students will be closely supervised as they work with the tools.
  • 10th Woodworking: Learn how to use a wood burning tool to make cool patterns in a wooden picture frame and then stain it with liquid watercolors.  Also make an assemblage wooden animal.
  • 17th Titanic: Paint the Titanic with a snowy landscape with acrylic paints on a plank of wood.

Homeschool/$10 Classical Artist Workshops

Everyone welcome, not just for homeschool students! Tuition each month is $10 cash per person per class and includes all supplies and materials.  Meets Fri. from 10-11:00 and is geared for ages 4 ½ -7, 8-12 and Teen.  

 June 15th: CLAUDE MONET   Immerse yourself in the beautiful gardens where Monet found inspiration.  We will make beautiful acrylic water lily paintings after observing the pond at The Art Park.

July 20th: EDOUARD MANET  Many of Manet’s portraits were of women wearing interesting, elegant hats.  In this lesson we will study facial proportions and use glitter pens and metallic paint to draw a portrait and fancy hat.

Aug. 17th: RENOIR:  Students will learn about tints and shades as we combine paint to make various shades of blue to re-create “The Umbrellas.”

Mini Masterpieces Family Workshops 6:00-7:30

In these monthly workshops, families have fun working side by side to create “mini masterpieces.”  Each participant will paint on paper with acrylics and add optional fun embellishments such as glitter, googly eyes, sequins, buttons and more!  Each participant will also receive a picture frame for their original piece of work.  Monart is unlike any other step-by-step painting class: we specialize in art education for children and beginner adults – no experience necessary!  We use high quality materials and the lessons are designed for success for all ages, 4-adult.  Children age 8 and up can participate in the class unaccompanied by an adult (adults drop off and go).  Tuition is $20.00 per person and includes a pizza dinner and all the art supplies!  Parents: if you attend plan on participating – this is a family event!

 June 22nd, Dolphin   Summer calls for beach themed activities!  Start summer with an under water scene complete with coral reefs, seaweed and a jumping dolphin.  Embellish the sand with real seashells!

July 13th, Sandcastle  Create a sandcastle scene and add fun embellishments like real sand, seashells and imitation seaweed.

Aug. 10th, Hermit Crab  Design your perfect shell home for a little hermit crab.  Add fun embellishments such as real shells, imitation seaweed, glitter, jewels and metallic paint.