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May 2022

Intermediate / Advanced Watercolor

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Discover the joy and creative possibilities of watercolor as you paint landscapes, still lifes, and more! Delve into color theory, texture, transparency, opacity, and a variety of new techniques. Take your watercolor skills to the next level in this class designed for those with previous watercolor experience. Class meets for 8 sessions. Previous watercolor experience is highly recommended.

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Drawing & Painting for Kids

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 2, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Learn to draw and paint in this 8-week class designed for both beginners and those with some previous art experience. Discover the joys of creating with pencils, watercolors, acrylic paints, and more! Whether you’re looking to review the basics or learn new techniques to upgrade your artistic style, this class will teach you what you need to know to create ... Read More

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Beginner & Intermediate Drawing for Teens

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 2, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Learn to draw or improve your pencil skills in this 8-week class designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing. Whether it's your first time drawing or you want to continue to improve your technique, this class will teach you the basics and beyond as you learn to create works of art in a variety of dry mediums like pastel, color ... Read More

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Intro to Landscape Painting

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 2, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Discover the art of painting landscapes in this class for beginner to intermediate level artists. Explore the elements of art: composition, perspective, form, colors, texture, and values! Whether you’re a first time artist or looking for a refresher, this class will teach you the fundamentals needed to create landscape in acrylic paint. Class meets for 8 sessions. All materials are ... Read More

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Intro to Drawing for Adults

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 2, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Pick up a pencil with professional teaching artist Joanna Turner, and learn to draw in this 8-week class designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing. Whether it's your first time drawing or you want to upgrade your artistic style, this class will teach you the basics needed to create works of art in pencil and ink. Class meets for 8 ... Read More

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Art Immersion: Young Artist

May 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 11, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$185.00

Immerse yourself in the world of art as we take you on a journey through your imagination! Learn how to paint, draw, build, sculpt, and CREATE in this class designed to introduce young artists to new materials and techniques in a fun and creative environment. Class meets for 8 sessions. All materials are provided.

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Art Immersion: Mixed Media for Kids

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 11, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Our Art Immersion series takes you on a deep dive into the world of art. This season it’s all about mixed media! Learn how to work with combinations of materials and techniques – plaster, paint, fabric, paper, cardboard, pencils, and more – to CREATE a variety of 2D and 3D projects. Class meets for 8 sessions. All materials included.

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Family Pottery Session 2

May 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 19, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Spend some quality time as a family exploring the world of clay! Whether your clay creations are purely decorative or practical pieces, you'll treasure the time you spend working both independently and as a family. Explore clay construction (pinch, coil, and slab -- all hand building; no wheel), and various glaze finishes. Projects are fired in a kiln on our ... Read More

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Advanced Family Pottery Session 2

May 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 19, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Spend some quality time as a family by taking your pottery skills to the next level with more advanced pinch pot, slab and coil projects using new hand-building techniques. Adult participation and previous experience in Family Pottery with CREATE are required. Fee includes participation for 1 child and 1 adult. Class meets for 5 sessions. All materials and firing are ... Read More

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Printmaking for Teens

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 6, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Learn the art of printmaking in this class that focuses on printmaking methods that can be done at home without a press. Explore a variety of techniques including block printing, collagraph printing, and trace monotypes. Throughout the class, you will create several small projects as you build an understanding of overall printmaking techniques, and will work on a larger project ... Read More

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Kids Pottery

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 6, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Discover the magic and endless possibilities of clay! Explore all sorts of fun hand-building methods that have been used since the dawn of civilization. We’ll transform mud with stamping, carving, burnishing and glazing techniques into functional and decorative treasures that can be enjoyed for years to come. Squish, wiggle, pound, poke, roll, stretch and pinch clay into ceramic mugs, animals, ... Read More

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Intermediate Drawing

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 6, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Grab your pencil and your sketchbook, and get ready to draw! In this 8-week class for those with some previous drawing experience, join teaching artist Danielle Gantt to learn new techniques and hone your previous skills as you take a deeper dive into the world of pencils and inks - both color and black & white. Class meets for 8 ... Read More

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Intermediate Printmaking

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 6, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$265.00

Continue your journey through the world of prints with further exploration of printmaking techniques. Practices will include block printing, collagraph printing, and trace monotypes. Throughout the class you will create several projects as you expand on printmaking skills. Prior printmaking experience is preferred. Class meets for 8 sessions. All materials included.

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Comics and Cartooning

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Do you love to create characters and worlds? Would you like to learn how to bring them to life? Through techniques used in comics and cartooning, learn how to form your characters and fully develop them with elements of design. Flesh out your characters to dive into your universe! Become a master of visual storytelling in this class designed especially ... Read More

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Advanced Art Studio for Teens

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Designed for teens with previous art experience, Advanced Art Studio for Teens is a responsive class for those looking to take their work to the next level. Explore both fundamentals and advanced techniques in drawing and painting, build your portfolio, and work in a group and one-on-one with our professional teaching artist. In this class, your personal art interests will ... Read More

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Beginner Watercolor

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$250.00

Discover the joy and creative possibilities of watercolor! Relax and learn about color relationships, texture, transparency and opacity. In this low-pressure class, we will explore abstract painting, as well as painting from the still life or objects from nature. No experience necessary.

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June 2022

CREATE Arts Center’s “Paint the Town” GALA in support of Mental Health Services & Art Education Programs

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cissel Saxon Post 41 American Legion, 905, Sligo Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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$50.00

Paint the Town is back and better than ever! Join us for a night of friends, fun, food, fundraising, raffle prizes and dancing on Saturday, June 4th from 7-11 pm! Dance to 80s hits, and rock, R&B, rockabilly, blues, funk, and soul of popular local bands! Eat your fill of tasty savory bites from local restaurants, but save room for ... Read More

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CREATE Summer Art Camp!

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 27, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$365.00

When school is out for the summer, art is in at CREATE! Each week of summer camp will bring new art adventures. Our experienced teaching artists inspire creativity by teaching a variety of art-making techniques, and by exploring the styles of artists to help our campers draw inspiration for their own artwork. The week-long sessions allow for both multi-day and ... Read More

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CREATE Summer Art Camp – Counselor in Training

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 27, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$315.00

When school is out for the summer, art is in at CREATE! Each week of summer camp will bring new art adventures. Our experienced teaching artists inspire creativity by teaching a variety of art-making techniques, and by exploring the styles of artists to help our campers draw inspiration for their own artwork. Our counselors-in-training (CITs) have the opportunity to create ... Read More

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July 2022

CAMP CREATE! Therapeutic Art Camp

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 22, 2022

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$475.00

CAMP CREATE! is an onsite summer camp designed for youth ages 8-12 years with minor to moderate behavioral, emotional and functioning differences who will benefit from extra attention and support. Campers who have anxiety, learning delays, minor behavioral concerns or social and emotional difficulties are welcome. CAMP CREATE! is designed to teach campers everyday life skills, such as mindfulness techniques, ... Read More

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