Friday, May 18, 2018

Children’s Classes: Summer Fun at Studios of Cocoa Beach

The Studios of Cocoa Beach is offering three summer camps and two one day classes in July at the gallery 165 Minuteman Causeway, in downtown Cocoa Beach.  

July 9 - 12  Creative Creatures, ages Kg thru grade 3, noon to 2 pm
July 16-19  Animated Animals for for grades 4,5,6,  noon to 2 pm
July 23 - 26 Fantastic Beasties , for grades 7-12 ,    noon to 3 pm
Maria Tomacari , local public school art teacher, will hold camps for three weeks in July , each week a different age group.  The younger artists willmake amazing imaginary animals using recycled materials that will be covered with papermache and then painted with colorful designs and embellished. The teen class will observe animal anatomy then exaggerate and combine characteristics of animal to create fantastic beasts.
Cost of the four day class is $50 which includes most materials ( 2 days available with approval) Contact Maria for more info and to sign up:
Friday July 13, 2018     9 am to noon  OR  1 - 4 pm
Giraffe Gourd Workshop with Fonda Haddad
Giraffes are the tallest animals of them all.  Fonda Haddad, an award winning fiber artist, will help you create a giraffe from two gourds .  Students will choose a  long handle dipper gourd for he body and a miniature gourd for the head..The giraffes may be traditional with tan body and brown spots or can be funky with a white body and zentangle type black designs.  Each giraffe will have eyes, ears and short horns and a fiber tail. 
Cost of the class is $30 which includes all materials.  Contact Fonda for details and registration at  or call 321-298-2796
Monday, July 23, 2018 or Tuesday July 24  9 am to 11 am
Secret Treasure Box with Debora Tweedie and Ann Welly Revels
Transform a cigar box into special container for a ll your summer treasures.  Cost of the two hour class is $20 which includes all materials.  You are invited to bring photos or magazine pictures that reflect your special interests. The instructors are both award winning mixed media artists. Contact Ann to register at or call/text 321-267-0009
All classes are held at the Studios of Cocoa Beach , 165 Minuteman Causeway , Cocoa Beacha non-profit gallery and  the creative hub of downtown Cocoa Beach with a full schedule of workshops in a variety of techniques from beginner to advanced, adults and children.  The Studio is open Monday and Tuesday 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 am-8pm and Sunday 11 am-pm. For more information on exhibits, Studio artists, or the complete workshop schedule, visit the website: or call 321-613-3480

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