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building a whole new space ain’t cheap! We are now accepting donations in the studio and online HERE. Our donors help keep this whole thing rollin’ – thanks for being a part of our growth!

DECEMBER WORKSHOPS

(ALL WORKSHOPS ARE LOCATED AT OUR WAREHOUSE3540 STUDIO >>  3540 KOLOA ROAD IN LAWAI)

Wednesday, Dec.13 / 5-6pm $15/artist

5-7 yr. old Christmas Art Party Project! Your artist will get to exercise his/her imagination as the class is led through creating a fun wall-worthy piece of art. as french artist, henri Matisse said, “creativity takes courage” – at kuga, we are your #1 encouragers regardless of how much or little experience you have stepping into our studio. (taught by jenna)

Friday, Dec. 15 / 6:30PM-8:30PM $25/artist

(2 hours): Girl’s Night (ages 11&up) Beaded Wrap Bracelet Making (+ snacks & music & good clean fun!) We’ve held lady’s nights many times before but now we’re offering something new. sign up your tween/teen to join us for an evening specifically tailored to GIRLS! Think of this as an extension of sorts to our Modern Craft Collective – such a fun, creative & productive way for your girls to hang out with their friends or meet news ones! all supplies included and they’ll come away with some hand-crafted jewelry made by their very own hands.  (taught by jenna)

Saturday, Dec. 16

10:15-11AM: Creation Stations for 2-4 yr/olds w/ parent side kick. ($15 for artist+guardian) Rotate through a number of stations set up for your budding artist to explore a myriad of creative processes through different art mediums with you by their side. (taught by jenna)

NOON-1PM: ($15/artist) Creation Stations for 5-9 year olds (drop off – hint, hint: shop at the Warehouse or enjoy lunch at one of the food trucks out front!) similar to the set of up creation stations for the younger group but age appropriately geared toward the capabilities of a slightly older group.  (taught by jenna)

Wednesday, Dec.20 / 5-6pm $15/artist

7-10 yr. old Christmas Art Party Project! Similar to previously listed art party project but geared towards what we know a bit older group is capable of. They’ll have a blast with us and will be proud to walk away with some christmas-themed art that will be cherished for years to come. (taught by jenna)

THURSDAY, Dec.21 / 5-6pm $15/artist

7-10 yr. old ornament trio workshop! packed with creative fun, your artist will get to create a trio of ornaments using all natural materials like driftwood and shells. Just like in the other classes offered, They’ll be proud to walk away with some christmas-themed art that will be cherished for years to come. (taught by siobhan)

Friday, Dec. 22 / 6:30PM-8:30PM $25/artist

 (2 hours): Girl’s Night (ages 11&up) “Wire a Word” (+ snacks & music & good clean fun!) We’ve held lady’s nights many times before but now we’re offering something new. sign up your tween/teen to join us for an evening specifically tailored to GIRLS! Think of this as an extension of sorts to our Modern Craft Collective – such a fun, creative & productive way for your girls to hang out with their friends or meet news ones! all supplies included. They’ll work with shaping wire and use textiles to creatively design a wall hanging of a word meaningful to each artist.  (taught by jenna)

TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN ANY DECEMBER WORKSHOP:
PLEASE E-MAIL US: KUGAVISUALARTS@GMAIL.COM

 


 – NEXT FULL ART SESSION –

JANUARY 8  – MARCH 2, 2018

MONDAYS

9-10am ARTIST STUDY for 4-6 yr olds w/ Shannan

4-5pm CLAY CREATIONS for 10&UP w/ BARBARA

5-6pm PUPPETRY FOR 7-14 YR OLDS w/ LESLIE

TUESDAYS

5-6pm  UKULELE PAINT & PLAY for 8 & up w/ Seth *$150

5:15-6:15pm THE ART OF HAND LETTERING FOR 10&UP W/ KRISTY

6:30-7:30pm MURAL COLLABORATION for AGES 7-TEENS w/ SETH

WEDNESDAYS

3:15-4:15pm – MIXED MEDIA for 5-7 y/olds w/ Barbara

5-6pm – MIXED MEDIA for 5-7 y/olds w/ SHANNAN

THURSDAYS

3:45-5:15PM – MODERN CRAFT COLLECTIVE for tweens ’n teens (11-TEENS) – *$150

5:30-6:30PM – DRAWING101 FOR AGES 8&UP W/ SETH


FEELING A LITTLE OVERWHELMED & NOT SURE WHAT TO PICK?? READ ON! HOPEFULLY THIS WILL MAKE CLEAR WHAT EACH CLASS IS ABOUT:


ARTIST STUDY: A Mixed Media class dedicated to studying two Master Artists.  We will learn drawing basics then build on that with painting techniques as we replicate what worked for these famous artists.  Four weeks of VanGogh followed by four weeks of Picasso with all supplies included.

CLAY CREATIONS: Introducing our first class dedicated solely to CLAY! Your artist will love getting to create 3-dimensional art pieces that allow each one to learn about structure, shape & form in a super fun way. Artists will learn fundamental techniques while experiencing a tactile medium. Techniques include but are not limited to coil, slab and sculpture along with pointers for applying  paint to their creations. BONUS: We now have a Kiln! So we get to fire up these pieces making them stronger and more legit.

PUPPETRY:  In this 8 week workshop we will create papier mache puppets using a variety of mediums including clay, wire, papier mache, acrylic paint and fabric. Artists will leave the course with their very own unique and original character, complete with a personality and bio. Puppet performance for parents on the last day of class.

UKULELE PAINT + PLAY: Led by Seth Womble – master painter of ukuleles, this session will be split up into four weeks of painting your very own ukulele (yes, you get to keep it!) then four weeks of learning how to play your painted ukulele.  Cost $150

THE ART OF HAND LETTERING: This class is exclusively designed for the budding artist who sees the potential for letters to be an art form in an of themselves. Tips ‘n tricks and guidance through different styles of lettering plus room to create a number of your own art pieces whether it be a letter, a word or a string of words together.  

MURAL COLLABORATION: Large scale collaborative art techniques led by mural artist, Seth. Has your keiki ever wondered how to make a small drawing BIG?! This is the class for them! The group will work together in the creation a large masterpiece. No room for disappointment with that.  

MIXED MEDIA CLASSES: In these classes your artist will learn a wide range of skills through exploring a variety of mediums and tools. Your artist will learn much more than just cookie cutter crafts! We strive to expose students to aspects of art history, current art makers, and the elements of art (line, space, color, balance, etc.), while letting them run a little wild with their own imagination. Mixed media classes are an excellent starting point for trying out an art class with us as some other more advanced classes we offer may require mixed media as a pre-requisite. 

MODERN CRAFT COLLECTIVE : A full session worth (8 consecutive weeks) of 1.5 hour workshops for tweens ’n teens (11-teens). Artists who enroll will be guided through a new project facilitated by a talented artist & maker in our community (+ our very own creative gurus!). This was a huge hit this past session we have to offer it again! This group will again delve into the making of a variety of creative, trendy things any tween or teen will be sure to love! 

* because this is longer and more involved (both materials + time teaching) the cost for this course is $150

DRAWING 101: Take advantage of this amazing artist teaching legit skills in drawing! Seth is a world renowned artist well-known for large murals both here on island and abroad. Take a glance at his website (sethcre8s.com) and you’ll definitely want your keiki/teen learning the skills he has to offer. Techniques in shading, various perspectives, still life, portraits & landscapes will be explored in a not-at-all boring way. We’re pretty confident your artist will come away really proud of what he/she will create throughout this course.

**all classes are held at Warehouse3540 unless otherwise noted**

ALL 8-WEEK SESSIONS ARE $100/ARTISTS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED – SIBLING DISCOUNT OF 10% AFTER FIRST CHILD IS PAID FOR IN FULL.

TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN ART WITH US:
E-MAIL US: INFO@KUGAVA.COM

 If this is your child’s first time with us, please print out a registration form bring it with you when your child has class. If you do not have access to a printer, you can fill one out when you come in. Make sure to contact us to double-check there is room in the class. Space is limited.


WEEKEND WORKSHOPS IN JANUARY!

HEY HEY! WE’VE GOT MORE GREAT STUFF TO OFFER! SOME TIMES/COSTS HAVE YET TO BE DETERMINED BUT YOU CAN SEE WHAT’S IN THE WORKS OR SIGN UP FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SINCE SPACE IS LIMITED AND WORKSHOPS TEND TO FILL UP QUICKLY. PLEASE SHOOT US AN EMAIL: INFO@KUGAVA.COM

Jan.6 – Robin McCoy 1-4pm Succulent OIL painting workshop – ages 13&up (THIS WORKSHOP CONTINUES TO THE NEXT WEEKEND $150 TOTAL FOR BOTH WEEKENDS)

Jan.13 – Robin McCoy 1-4pm continuation of Succulent OIL painting workshop – ages 13&up

January 14 – Junk Drawer Robotics wITH Mark – ages 9-14 yr olds (max 10 students) 2 hour SUPER RAD WORKSHOP FOR ALL THOSE ENGINEERING MINDED KEIKI OUT THERE WHO LOVE LEGOS, ROBOTICS AND YET VALUE ART TOO!

Jan.20 – a Book Binding Lady’s night led by leslie frasier – Pamphlet stitch books are a simple and stylish way to bring a series of pages together into a book. Perfect for a story narrative, sketchbook or journal, you will see how versatile a book like this can be. The traditional Japanese four­hole stab bookbinding technique has a simple, contemporary appeal and it’s excellent for beginners. With both techniques you can get a beautiful hand­crafted result with very little effort. 

Jan.27 Barbara – a Clay Workshop Lady’s night

Feb.3 – Painting with the dirt of the earth workshop by jodi / ages 8&up

Feb.11 – Junk Drawer Robotics w/ Mark (read above for details)

Ladies

 CAN’T BEAT AN EVENING OUT WITH OLD FRIENDS (OR MAKING NEW ONES!), YUMMY FOOD (LIGHT PUPUS ARE PROVIDED) & GETTING CREATIVE IN OUR LOVELY NEW ART SPACE AT WAREHOUSE3540! NEXT ONE TO BE ANNOUNCED ASAP. AS USUAL, ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. SPACE IS LIMITED AND THESE TEND TO FILL UP VERY QUICKLY SO DON’T DELAY TO SNAG A SPOT AS SOON AS WE ANNOUNCE THE NEXT DATE. SIMPLY SHOOT US AN E-MAIL INFO@KUGAVA.COM AND WE CAN NOW EVEN INVOICE YOU SO YOU’LL BE ALL SET TO GO! TONS OF ALOHA!!

MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERS SO YOU KEEP UP ON ANY INFO WE SEND OUT REGARDING THESE & FUTURE EVENTS.

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Please feel free to contact us to inquire about adding possible classes &/or private parties. We offer a portion of the space in the warehouse with OR without an art lesson to rent for private party events. Contact us for details. Minimum of a week prior notice required.

Tons of aloha!!!

+ P O L I C I E S +

:::::::Missed Class:::::::

Due to scheduling and purchasing of supplies we cannot give refunds or make-up classes when your child misses a class or is ill.

:::::::Full Class:::::::::

You will be fully refunded if a class is full and your child will be put on a waiting list. We limit each class to 10 artists so that we can give them more space and more of our loving attention.

::::::::::Share Your Art Not Your Germs:::::::::::

If your child is too sick to go to school then they are too sick for our class. Please keep your child home if they have a fever, barking cough, or green goo pouring out their nose.

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