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Experience Art Together! Request a workshop for your group of 10 children or more. Groups of 5 – 10 may request a semi-private lesson at $25/girl. Siblings and friends are welcome to register as well. Outside of the dates listed, please send an inquiry through our registration link  or by contacting The Art Lab at information@artlabindy.comAll materials are provided.

Workshops range from 1 – 2 hours. Included in the workshops are fun patches. Semi private lessons are priced by the hour.

Art Lab Mobile –

Can’t make it out to us? We can come to you! A mileage fee will be added into your troop’s event contract.

 

Painting

Acrylic Canvas Painting

All age

How do you get started with painting? Learn the names of different types of brushes and what types of marks they leave. Discus a famous work of art and what makes it special. Set up your own still life using vases, flowers and more. Follow along with an instructor following basic rules for painting and drawing while having fun with paint. Included in this workshop is an 11 x 14″ painting. (2hr)

$20/ girl

 


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Whimsical Watercolor – Louise Loves Art

Daisy

Read from the book Louise Loves Art and create an oil pastel drawing of her lovable cat. Paint your drawing in watercolor and create a collage frame for your new work of art. Also create an air dry clay cat face in this workshop. (1.5 hr)

$18 / girl

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Cork Board Frames

 

Design It! Painted Cork Board Frames

Children love to decorate their bedrooms. Paint a framed cork board in geometric patterns. Kids will be introduced to mosaic design, contrast and rhythm. (collage option available) (1.5 hr)

Daisy and up

$20 / girl

Mixed Media Flower Paintings 

All age

Let’s talk about flowers and the science of what flowers do in nature, how they help animals and people. Observe real flowers. Draw and paint my favorite flowers as well as add some fun three-dimensional details to show all flower parts. Artworks are made on 11 x 14” canvas boards. Fun patches are included. (1.5 hr)

$18/girl

Painting without Brushes 

All Age

Draw and cut out fun stencil shapes, a tree? sun? moon and stars? Then paint with different tools but no brushes! Use your fingers, stamp and print textures that express your mood and imagination. Use this workshop toward your painting badge. A fun patch is included. (1hr)

 

$16/girl

Fused Glass

Fused Glass and Clay Jewelry

All Ages

Every girl will create beads out of clay and a pin out of fused glass! After items are returned you will have your own necklace, bracelet and pin to wear.   All items will be fired and returned for pickup about 2-3 weeks after class. (1.5hr)

$19/girl

Fused Glass Fish and Magnets

All Girls will create their very own glass tile fish and magnet to be hung up.   All items will be fired and returned for pickup about 2-3 weeks after class. (1.5hr)

$19/girl

Fused glass Christmas Tree and Snowflakes

Create your very own fused glass tree and snowflake tile!   All items will be fired and returned for pickup about 2-3 weeks after class. (1.5hr)

$19/girl

Gardens and Flowers

Fairy Gardens

All age

Turn a planter of dirt into a magical garden for fairies. Create a house, fence and decorate your garden with accessories made from air-dry clay, craft sticks, gems, pebbles and other assorted materials.  Also, create a small fairy for your garden from synthetic flower petals,  cloth pins, fabrics and more. Girls will plant seeds in their gardens and we will discuss seed care. Troop leaders use this activity toward your gardening badges, badge not included. (1.5hr)

$18/ girl

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S.T.E.M. and Art  (S.T.E.A.M)

Designer Catapults             

All ages

Work with objects to create your own catapult.  We will explore the science and ans
engineering that goes into the design of the catapult.  Create a unique design with
castle walls, space age rocket, vehicle, futuristic design and more to choose from.
Then we can have a distance challenge to see how far they work! (1 hr)

$10/girl

Awesome Kites

All Ages (younger ones will need assistance)

Learn about wind energy and create your very own high flying kite!  Design, color and assemble with the step by step method to making your own kite. (1hr)

$15/girl

Geology and Clay 

All ages
Learn where clay comes from.  Explore rocks that make up clay.  See the layers of
rocks that make up our earth.  Know what clay can be used for.  Then create your
very own clay project!  You can choose between a plate, tile or picture frame.  All
made from scratch.  Items will be delivered about 3-4 weeks after class. (1hr)

$14/Girl

Robotic Circuits – Inventor toothbrush robots

Brownie – Senior

Learn about basic circuitry by investigating the parts that make up an electric toothbrush: on / off switch, battery, vibrating motor and connecting circuits. Create a moving robot from various parts including toothbrush components, jello cups, ping-pong balls, tapes, metallic pipe cleaners and stickers. These charming robots are great introductions to robotics and making moving objects and inventions. (1hr)

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$18/ girl

Fraction Mosaics  – S.T.E.A.M. workshop

Brownies

Complete a mosaic coaster with colorful  square and triangular ceramic or glass squares. Girls will glue, grout and clean their own coasters to take home. Also, we’ll integrate some hands on math concepts. What fraction, percent and decimal of each color used can be concluded? Examples of symmetry will be introduced. Why Steam? STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)+ Art (Creative Thinking and Problem-solving)= STEAM. Included in the workshop is a fun badge. (1.5hr)

$18/ girl

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Storytelling and Drawing

Book Artist

Cadette

Create a hard-back journal from book board, decorative paper, glue and thread. Learn about the parts of a bound book and sew pieces together using a Japanese binding technique. Once finished think about what to create for the inside of your books, choose from poetry, collage or story writing options. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

Comic Artist

Brownies – Senior

Learn about the visual tricks comic artists use to tell stories: showing time, movement through space and drawing figures. Create your own character panel with supporting background images, text and landscape. Ink and color your drawings and share with friends. (1.5hr)

$18/ girl

Drawing Badge

Brownie and up

Experiment with skills including shading, perspective and watercolor pencil shading and blending. Set up a still life on a boxed pedestal including flowers, mini bucket and trinkets. Sketch boxed shape in perspective, shade and use foreshortening to draw a bucket container and blend colors within bright flowers. Girls all leave with a watercolor pencil drawing and a fun patch. Badges are not included. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

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Scribe with Sumi-e Painting

Brownie and up

Learn two traditions from Japan. Create a three line haiku about something in nature and write it in simple calligraphy lettering. Create a hand painted flower frame using a traditional Sumi-e painting of multi-color flowers. Girls all leave with a frame, poem and fun patch. Badges are not included. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

Playing the Past 

Brownie and up

This workshop is all about character development. Pick from on of three time periods, Wild West Cowgirl, Japanese Princess or Medieval Dutchess. Create a character from our resource packets and draw her portrait. We’ll use traditional tools used by real illustrators, ink pen and watercolor. Included in this workshop is a 9” x12” watercolor with mat board frame. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

Ceramics

Spin the Wheel

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building bowls on the potter’s wheel and plates, picture frames or turtles by hand. My commitment to personal attention and simplified instruction has made the classes enjoyable for all ages.  Projects take 3-4 weeks for pick up or delivery to or by the troop leader. (1.5hr)

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Elephants on Parade in Clay!

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building an elephant by hand and vase (in the shape of a hollow tree) on the pottery wheel. Girls will learn about elephants and all the common things they share with us. Projects take 3-4 weeks for pick up or delivery.  Included in the fee is a fun badge. The program will also meet the requirements for a pottery badge. (1.5hr)

$19 / child

Log Cabin and Mug in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building a log cabin by hand and mug on the pottery wheel. Girls will learn a little about log cabins and how they were constructed. Warm up with hot chocolate in your mug! Projects take 3-4 weeks for pick up or delivery. (1.5hr)

$19/child

Fashion

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Fashion Designer – Barbie Be Anything

All age

Shirts, skirts and accessories, it is time to design and make special clothes for Barbie or 18″ dolls as well learn what exactly fashion designers do in the real world. Patterns are available for dolls and hand sewing techniques will be offered. Glue, sequins, beads and feathers will also be incorporated. Bring your favorite doll and let’s go. (1.5hr)

Barbies: $18 / child 

18″ Dolls: $20 / child

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Wearable Art

Junior –  Senior

What is a fiber and how are they made? Make, dye and assemble your own felted fiber and experiment with different stamping, resist and embroidery techniques. Experience the sewing machine and create a small pocket to add to your fabulous fashions. This is a two part workshop and will end with an exciting fashion show. This workshop includes a small felted purse, dyed scarf.

$35 / girl for 2, 2 hour sessions

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Textile Artist

Junior –  Senior

Create a hand sewn crazy quilt sampler that incorporates many different skills textile artists use from embroidery, button sewing and types of fabrics as well as learn the parts of a quilt. Together, stitch these samplers into reusable tote bags. Dye a bandana in colorful tie-dye and talk about the steps needed to set color. What else could you use to dye fabric at home? (1.5hr)

$18/ girl

Be Independent – Altered T  

Brownie – Senior

Bring your own or pick from our T-shirt collection. Find out how to cut and rearrange a regular T-shirt into a new fashion that reflects you. Sew on pockets in fun fabrics. Add lace or buttons. Can your T-shirt be a skirt? Can you add fringe. In this workshop it’s a big yes! (1.5hr)

$18/girl

Sculpture

Funky Mosaic Cork Board Frames or Flower Pots

Daisy and up

A totally fun workshop! Children will love playing with this additive mosaic method. Using a variety of materials, broken plates, game pieces, marbles, glass shapes, toys, keyboard letters and more! create a up-cycled, one of a kind and quirky and beautiful art work.  Included in this fee is a fun badge. (1.5hr)

$20/ girl

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Journey Related

Making Games 

Brownie – Junior

Create your very own board game! Create your own characters, movement cards and special advance cards all on a background made from scratch. Markers, decorative paper, found objects and more will be used. Every girl will leave with her own board game! (1.5hr)

$15 / girl

Flag Football Fun! Developing Sportsmanship

Cadette / Senior

Its Football season! Girls will learn the value of sharing, taking turns, rules, fair play and more. We will play at Hohlt Park in Indianapolis. Come out for a fun and safe way to play the game of football. 20 girl max. (1hr)

$9/girl

Stuffies – It’s Your Story

Brownies – Senior

Create a make believe soft sculpture creature out of recycled sweaters, buttons, embroidery floss and fabric scraps. Think about what makes you happy and incorporate this into your creature. Tell a story about your life and put a smile on someone’s face. Simple sewing on easy to sew fabrics will be incorporated. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

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Holiday

Sew Sew Sew, Happy Holidays

Brownie / Junior

Sew a simple stocking on the sewing machine and embellish with embroidery, fabric, fringe and jingle bells as well as decorate a holiday headband. Also enjoy some hot chocolate as you stay warm inside The Art Lab. Make these items for yourself or give a gift made by hand. Included in the fee is a fun badge. (1.5hr)

$18/girl

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Barbie Holiday Event

All ages

Design and create a holiday ensemble for Barbie. We’ll take you step by step though the process of working with a simple pattern and sewing a holiday gown, shirt, skirt and jacket.  Choose from a wide variety of festive fabrics, sequins, beads, and laces to create a special couture outfit. Take her for treats! Tables will be turned into mini runways and hot chocolate and cookies will be served.  Earn a Barbie Be Anything fun patch and activity book, an Art Lab fun patch and take home a new outfit for Barbie. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Pumpkin Carvings and Falling Leaves Pottery

Daisy/Brownie

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building a carved clay pumpkin by hand and a leaf plate on the pottery wheel. Perfect for the season. Girls will learn the value of giving through creating their basket as a gift for someone special. Projects take 3-4 weeks for pick up or delivery to or by the troop leader. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Pumpkin Creatures

All ages

Turn an ordinary pumpkin into a princess, an animal, a monster, a superhero or your own unique creation. We’ll turn colored pumpkins into any of these things using colored modeling clay, yarn, pipe cleaners, felt, tooth picks, papers and paints.  Put your pumpkins on display in front of your home just in time for Halloween! Included is this workshop is an Art Lab fun patch. (1.5hr)

$20 / girl

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Fall Pottery

All Ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building a turkey by hand and basket on the pottery wheel. Girls will learn the value of giving through creating their basket as a gift for someone special. Projects take 3-4 weeks for pick up or delivery to or by the troop leader. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Masquerade

Daisy/Brownie/Junior

The tradition of Mardi Gras dates back to ancient Roman Carnivals and has since become a celebration though out the world. Experience some of the best Mardi Gras traditions including mask making, King Cake and parties.  Bend it, curl it, sculpt it! Transform a mask into a character with different kinds of sculptural paper, ribbons and tapes. Embellish with glitz and glamour to celebrate a carnival and play some Mardi Gras trivia and catch some doubloons or beaded necklaces. (1hr)

$14 / child

Valentines in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel. Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building Valentines by hand and a heart bowl on the pottery wheel.  A great gift for others and learning the value of giving!  Projects will be ready in time for Valentine’s Day for pick up or delivery.  Included in the fee is a fun badge. The program will also meet the requirements for a pottery badge. (1.5hr)

$18 / child

St. Patrick’s Day in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel.  Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building Leprechauns  by hand and a shamrock bowl on the pottery wheel.  A great gift for others!  Projects take 3-4 weeks.  Projects will be ready in time for St. Patrick’s Day for pick up or delivery. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Easter Baskets and Decorative Eggs in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel.  Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building decorative clay eggs  by hand and a basket on the pottery wheel.  A great gift for others!  Projects take 3-4 weeks.  Projects will be ready in time for St. Patrick’s Day for pick up or delivery. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Mother’s Day Picture Frames and Bowls in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel.  Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building decorative clay picture frames  by hand and a bowl on the pottery wheel.  A great gift for your mom!  All your frame needs is your picture! Projects take 3-4 weeks.  Projects will be ready in time for Mother’s Day for pick up or delivery. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Father’s Day Chip’n’Dip Bowls and Coaster in Clay

All ages

Create a clay project by hand and on the pottery wheel.  Potter Jeremy South takes you step by step through building a chip’n’dip bowl by hand and a drink coaster on the pottery wheel.  A great gift for your dad!  All your bowl needs is chips! Projects take 3-4 weeks.  Projects will be ready in time for Father’s Day for pick up or delivery. (1.5hr)

$18 / girl

Environmental Mixed Media Paintings

All age

Friedensreich Hundertwasser was extremely successful painter and architect, who throughout his career, was interested in a humane environment that was close to nature. Celebrate Earth day at The Art Lab! Create a 11” x 14” canvas board painting of flowers in the style of Hundertwasser that incorporate recycled materials such as C-D’s, bottle caps and cut paper towel tubes. These mixed media paintings will be painted in colorful acrylic paints. (1.5hr)

$19/girl

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Creepy Crawly Arts and Crafts

All age

Fall into the spirit with spooky arts and crafts including wire armature mummies that bend and can be put anywhere you want to cause a fright. Also create a spider web craft and icky sticky green slime. (1.5hr)

$17/girl


Boy Scouts

Contact us if you want to plan something for your boy scout troop.

Maren Bell – information@artlabindy.com