Arts & Crafts Classes and Workshops suggested for Ages 7-12

Arts & Crafts Classes and Workshops – Fall 2017

888 South Main Street, Mansfield – 508-339-2822 – www.mmas.org

Teacher, Emily Johnson

Call MMAS to register by telephone weekdays 10 AM-4 PM

CLICK HERE for a registration form with instructions


1) Hello Fall! 

Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm – Suggested Ages 7-12 – Cost: $190 (including all materials)
7 Classes
September 14, 28.  October 5, 12, 19, 26.  November 2
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with seven weeks of amazing art projects! Included in this class are clay ghosts which will be illuminated with tea lights, a Fall themed mobile using found leaves preserved in wax, and spooky, hanging paper mache bats! We will also be exploring weaving using branches, yarn and bells, with an autumnal color palette in mind, and a fragrant dried orange garland utilizing cinnamon sticks and bay leaves.

2) Welcome to the Circus      
Saturdays, 10:00-11:30am – Suggested Ages 7-12 – Cost: $190 (including all materials)
7 Classes
September 16, 23. October 7, 14, 21, 28. November 4
Come one, come all and join us for seven action – packed weeks of fun! Using the circus as our theme we will be creating lots of fun, colorful projects including a miniature circus tent lit up with tea lights, a circus illustration class focusing on all the iconic characters and objects you would find at the circus, including acrobats, lion tamers, clowns, circus tents, and more.  We will also be making paper mache puppets based on one of our illustrated characters, old – fashioned tin can stilts, and cotton candy stamped t-shirts!

3) Fairy Tale and Fantastical Creatures  
Thursday, 4:00-5:30pm – Suggested Ages 7-12 – Cost: $165 (including all materials)
6 Classes
November 9, 16, 30. December 7, 14, 21
Calling all fantasy lovers! Projects during these six fantasy and fairy tale – themed weeks will include a fairy tale peg mobile based on your child’s favorite story or fairy tale, princess and wizard wands utilizing branches, yarn, bells, pom poms and lots of glitter, and bejeweled paper mache unicorns and dragons! We will also be drawing three different types of castle in our castles illustration class, (Medieval, Russian and Disney styles), and making our own fantasy toadstools with foam armatures, crepe paper and paint.

4) Amazing Animals
Saturday, 10:00-11:30pm – Suggested Ages 7-12 – Cost: $165 (including all materials)
6 Classes
November 11, 18.  December 2, 9, 16, 23.
Come explore the incredible world of animals through art! During these six weeks we will be making jointed, painted paper animal puppets, woodland animal masks made of wool felt, and clay animal totems painted with tribal – inspired patterns! Also includes a cat and dog illustration class going over basic shapes which can be used for drawing many different breeds, and a pet or favorite animal portrait on a real canvas, including learning all about the process of painting, including underpainting, sketching and prepping the canvas.