Nature-inspired Clay Classes
Children ages 5 through 12 are invited to explore the art and science of clay sculpting through this exciting program at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center!
Local artist and certified PA art teacher Patty Passick is offering four Nature-inspired Clay Classes to youth and their families this summer at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center (LGNC). More than a traditional sculpting instruction program, the classes will educate participants on environmental concepts relating to the formation, properties, and uses of clay. In addition, participants will learn a variety of sculpting techniques as they make their own nature-themed artwork to take home. All classes will be held in the laboratory of LGNC’s headquarters, the Osprey House, 8844 Paint Mill Rd., Slatington, PA.
Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost Per Class:
Children of LGNC members: $15/individual child; $10/sibling
Children of nonmembers: $15/child
All materials will be provided by the instructor.
Registration is limited to ten kids (plus families), so please register at the following link soon to reserve your spot: http://ow.ly/mR87307PkZL. You may register for any or all of the classes. Each class will have a different theme and project. For more information, please contact Program Specialist Chad Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Patty Passick, Class Instructor:
Patty is currently a faculty member at St. John Neumann Regional School in Palmerton, PA, where she teaches art to students in 4th through 8th grade. In addition to her 2004 Kutztown Art Ed. certification, she received a BFA from Slippery Rock University in 1979 and furthered her clay studies at the University of Arizona. As an artist, Patty is well versed in a variety of mediums and produces an array of styles. However, as a life-long environmentalist, nature is the prominent expression of her art. To learn more about Patty’s art, background, and teaching experience, please visit her website at www.pattypassickdesigns.com.