Adult Evening Art Workshops, Summer 2019

Our young artists have so much fun during the summer that we decided to spread the fun around!  Come join us for three evenings of art and fun…just for adults.  Learn about alcohol inks, create gourd lanterns, and spend the evening with Harry Potter and all the magic that abounds there!  Join us for one or all of the evening workshops and bring a friend along.

Alcohol Ink Fun

Art First Inc - Summer Art Camp for Kids - Hockessin DE
  • Workshop Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • Time:  6:00-9:00 pm
  • Registration deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Cost:  $50

Come play with alcohol inks!  Explore the magic of this medium and learn new techniques for painting with this unpredictable medium.  Create two tile paintings and a painting on Yupo paper*.  Don’t miss out on the fun! 

*Due to time restraints, artists will receive instructions on how to seal the works of art at home.

Cannonball Gourd Lantern

Art First Inc - Summer Art Camp for Kids - Hockessin DE
  • Workshop Date:  Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Time:  6:00-9:00 pm
  • Registration deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Cost:  $65 for small gourd/ $70 for larger hanging gourd

Use a Dremel to turn a plain gourd into a work of art!  Plan a design and transform a cannonball gourd into a light display that bathes a room with spectacular patterns of light*.  Stunning and fun!

*Plug in light cord will be provided.  Larger gourds meant to hang can be purchased for an additional $5 dollars.  Please indicate choice when registering.

Harry Potter

Art First Inc - Summer Art Camp for Kids - Hockessin DE
  • Workshop Date:  Thursday, August 1. 2019
  • Time:  6:00-9:00 pm
  • Registration deadline: Friday July 26, 2019
  • Cost:  $50

Attention Harry Potter Fans!  Tonight is for adult fans only!  Wear your costume and come prepared for magical thrills.  Watch the Sorting Hat at work and begin the adventure.  First stop:  “The Art of Paint”.  Cast a spell on a paint brush to create an enchanting magical owl that Hedwig would be proud to have in the owl post.  Next stop: “Disappearance of Socks” class.  With a flick of the wand conjure up a “Free Dobby” laundry helper to cast a spell on socks that magically lose their mate.  Discover fortunes, take pics in front of Platform Nine and Three Quarters and have a ball.  Who knows what will happen on this magical evening!  Better brush up on the Harry Potter trivia!  Hurry to Platform Nine and Three Quarters and join the fun!

Sign up early and join us!  We can’t wait for our adult artists to “wow” us!

General Information:   All workshops will be held at Art First, Inc.  (728 Yorklyn Road, Hockessin, DE |302-239-3544).  All supplies will be provided.  A light dinner of snacks and beverages will be served.  Wear old clothes that will be improved by paint smears and blobs. Harry Potter costumes will “disappear” when the paint flies. Come prepared for a creative adventure.

Workshop fees include tuition and a materials fee.  Refunds are given if the request is made 15 days prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.  Refunds for withdrawal less than 15 days prior to the scheduled workshop will be issued only if the slot is filled.  No walk-ins are accepted.  Registrations will close a week before the workshop to ensure needed supplies are available. 

This is a nut free facility.  In order to keep our young artists safe during the week, please do not bring any snacks or drinks that contain peanuts or tree nuts.

P.S.  Please let us know what other workshops we can provide that will inspire your inner artist!