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  • Alcohol Inks

    Use alcohol inks to create gorgeous vivid art! It is an amazing free flowing medium that is exciting to paint with! Enjoy learning what the inks are and how to use them to create vivid flowers, landscapes, and abstracted looks. Tools inks and the best products will be discussed. Students will receive a list of how the inks can be used for many different art projects. Dar's motivating demonstrations are broken down to a step-by-step painting process on a 12 X 12 canvas. The class will also have the opportunity to practice on different kinds of papers before working on canvas. Your imagination and creativity will be sparked in this no mistakes class. NO experience necessary to complete your unique piece of art to take home. All supplies included.
  • Collage with a Twist!

    Come get your creative juices flowing! Bring your textured papers, scrapbook papers, colorful magazines with words you like, beads, decorative papers, and rice papers and embellishments you have. Plus bring your gel prints from Dar's Gel printing class. (Not to worry if you don't have.) Dar will demonstrate innovative methods of layering papers with exciting mixed media supplies while students build upon unique paper texturing techniques. Students are encouraged to bring sayings and meaningful quotes to incorporate into their art. You will learn basic design forms that make your collage a wonderful piece of art! Emphasis will be on having fun while finishing your collage on canvas. No experience necessary! Please bring paper towels, papers, and embellishments, permanent glue stick, ruler, pencil, any favorite markers you have, scissors, lunch, and beverages.
  • Down on the Farm (Ages 3-7)

    Be a farmer for the week and experience and learn about the animals and plants on the farm. We will end the week by having some farm friends stopping in for a visit.
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  • Family Print Class

    This is an intergenerational art class designed for parents or grandparents and their children. It is a great class for everyone, requiring no previous art experience! Come and enjoy this spontaneous art adventure with the family! Students will learn easy techniques for printing real leaves, stamping, texturing, backgrounds for prints, creating a small painting, and layering a greeting card that is a piece of art. Dar's teaching style is exciting and easy to follow. Please dress for a mess and bring paper towels, plus a snack and beverage if you like. Ages 8-adult.
  • Fencing (Entering Grades 2-12)

    New and returning students invited. Youth Enrichment League {YEL!} fencing has evolved. Olympic Coach Ro Sobalvarro now heads up {YEL!}’s curriculum, instructor training and tournament consultation. Coach Sobalvarro brings with him an immense knowledge of youth, national and international fencing. We keep it fun, too. Your favorite instructors return with more knowledge, refined coaching skills and, of course, your favorite fencing games and arm bands. Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets, in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Visit YELKids.com for a more thorough explanation of our fencing program, coaches and philosophy. Sign up today to join this sport deemed the “sport of the intellectual athlete!”
  • Flag Football (Entering Grades 2-5)

    Get ready to dash to the end zone with our high-octane Flag Football course. Develop your basic passing, catching, defending, and teamwork skills. Safety and sportsmanship are emphasized. Each week we do basic skill-building exercises followed by action-packed games to cement those skills. Sure to energize young athletes!
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  • Frozen (Ages 3-7)

    Come cool off from the summer heat at our FROZEN summer camp! Join Olaf, Elsa, Anna and Kristoff for a week of chilly fun. We will learn about the properties of water, ice and snow. Children will have a blast making wintry crafts, singing songs from the movie and will learn about the importance of acceptance, courage and love and how we can use these qualities to improve our friendships.
  • Minions or Minnesota Painting (Entering 1-8)

    This is a super fun painting and you will get to use metallic paint for Minions! Another choice is you could paint a beautiful MN Painting.This is our final painting class of the summer so you will not want to miss it! All ages are welcome! Class will be geared towards school age, under school age will need an assistant, older kids are always welcome. Adults are welcome to register and paint too! $24 per painter includes 11x14 canvas, all supplies and step by step instructions! No experience is needed! For more information find Sunshine and Roses on facebook or visit our website at www.sunshineandrosescanvaspainting.com
  • Ocean Commotion (Ages 3-7)

    Children will prepare to embark on an adventure like no other, scouring the mysterious fathoms of the deep sea. Thrilling discovers await just beyond the portholes of our submarine as we explore real life creatures as well as beloved sea creatures such as Ariel, Nemo and rainbow fish.
  • Project Runway (Entering Grades 4-8)

    Sweet summer projects! A tres-chic skirt, tie-top blouse, headband and more. No experience necessary. Students will make, showcase, and take home all their projects. Hand and machine sewing techniques are taught with SAFETY FIRST always in mind. The final day is a showcase where friends and family are invited to see the projects in action. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.
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  • Yoga for Kids (Ages 4-10)

    Children ages 4-10 will learn yoga poses, relaxation techniques and play games. Yoga for Kids gives kids a practice and routine that integrates physical, mental, and emotional development. Yoga is very useful for kids with anxiety or attention deficit disorders. Please wear comfortable work out clothing. Class will be held at the new studio 1400 S Oak Ave.
  • Youth Art Intensive Summer Camp (Ages 8-13)

    This is a motivating class where students are sure to have their artistic creativity sparked! Dar Brooks is an award winning artist who has been teaching children and adults for over twenty five years, she is well known for her mastery of mixed media techniques. Students will learn the visual elements of design. These elements include line, shape, value, color, space and texture. While learning they will be enjoying an extravaganza of unique art materials and techniques. As time permits the class will include: Clay sculptig, drawing favorite subjects then painting, watercolor and acrylic painting, collage and paper arts, print techniques-handmade stamps, or ancient patterns and personal symbols Dar facilitates the artistic process so that students manifest artistic expression from their creative core, and are able to create art that is uniquely theirs. She makes every hour a new adventure! There will be short demos, individual help, and lots of encouragement to give students the confidence they need to create art that is uniquely theirs. There are no mistakes in this exciting art adventure! All levels welcome. Students need to wear paint clothes,be prepared to go outside, bring: paper towels, sketch book, 2 snacks, lunch and beverages. Note: At 2 pm the last day of class we will celebrate each students creations with an Art Show. All are welcome. Please request an information sheet at class. Questions please call Dar at 612-940-2094. Instructor: Dar Brooks
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