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Grown-Ups Art Camp 2016

Grown-Ups Art Camp

We are so excited about this year's Grown Ups Art Camp (GUAC)! This "camp" is an intensive schedule of workshops (day, night, weekday, weekend)—for anyone and everyone—scheduled for June 27 - July 15, 2016. Register for as many workshops as you want!

Del Ray Artisans is offering over 30 fun, exciting, and artful workshops and sessions for you to choose from. Download this PDF to see the schedule and brief workshop descriptions—or just just follow the links below to see detailed descriptions of each workshop.


Please note that the "FEE" column listed below shows the "member / non-member" price and includes the supply fee, if applicable. Click on the workshop title for more information, including the supply list for the workshop (if applicable). You may also view all the workshops on the registration site at:

Title Instructor Date & Time Fee
Intro to Film Cameras Alan Whiting Monday, June 27, 1-5pm $80 / $90
Pet Portraits in Glass Betsy Mead Monday, June 27, 6-10pm $80 / $90
CitraSolv Magic Susan Gantz Tuesday, June 28, 9am-1pm $60 / $70
Printing with Gelli Arts Plates Susan Gantz Tuesday, June 28, 2-6pm $45 / $55
Art Journal: Finding Beauty in Chaos Karen Thomas Tuesday, June 28, 7-10pm $50 / $60
Life Drawing Session - Short/Long Poses Katherine Rand (coordinator) Wednesday, June 29, 2-5pm $10 / $12
Life Drawing Session - Long Poses Katherine Rand (coordinator) Wednesday, June 29, 6:30-9:30pm $10 / $12
Mokume Gane for Polymer Clay Susan Gantz Thursday, June 30, 9am-1pm $55 / $65
CoPo Concertina Artist Book Sally Canzoneri Thursday, June 30, 2-5pm $50 / $60
Birdhouses From Recycled Materials Barb Boatman Thursday, June 30, 6-10pm $45 / $55
Ancient Chinese Whirlwind Book Sally Canzoneri Friday, July 1, 3-6pm $50 / $60
Hand Dancing Virginia Brown Friday, July 1, 7-10pm $15 / $25
Carving with Soapstone: Making Your First Sculpture Jonathan Ottke Saturday, July 2, 1-4pm $70 / $80
Create Depth in Paintings with Texture Judy Lynn Tuesday, July 5, 9am-1pm $75 / $85
Artists, Taxes & the IRS Rita Schooley Tuesday, July 5, 2:30-4pm $35 / $45
Precious Metal Clay Basics Kim Joy Wednesday, July 6, 9am-1pm $90 / $100
Intro to Film Cameras (Follow up to workshop on 6/27) Alan Whiting Wednesday, July 6, 2-3pm included
Playing With Resin Tracy Wilkerson Wednesday, July 6, 6:30-9:30pm $50 / $60
Stained Glass Pendant Kim Joy Thursday, July 7, 9am-1pm $70 / $80
Nature Journaling in Your Neighborhood Margaret Wohler Thursday, July 7, 2-4pm $50 / $60
Part 1: Groutless Mosaics Nancy Kline Thursday, July 7, 7-10pm $90 / $100
Cuff Bracelet from Vintage Kimono Kim Joy Friday, July 8, 9am-1pm $70 / $80
Part 2: Groutless Mosaics Nancy Kline Friday, July 8, 7-10pm included
Polymer Clay - Textures Ken and Sue Reed Saturday, July 9, 1:30-5pm $58 / $68
Meditation & Intuitive Painting with Abstract Expressionism Melanie Bikowski Saturday, July 9, 6-9:30pm $60 / $70
Hand Carving Rubber Stamps Stacy Rausch Sunday, July 10, 10am-1:30pm $115 / $125
Doodle Sneakers Stacy Rausch Sunday, July 10, 2:30-5pm $35 / $45
Abstract India Ink & Water Painting for Everyone Kath Gayle Sunday, July 10, 6-10pm $95 / $105
De-stress Through Drawing Jennifer Westberg Monday, July 11, 2:30-5:30pm $50 / $60
Sequential Drawing: How to Draw a Comic Strip Kevynn Joseph Monday, July 11, 7-10pm $20 / $30
Create a Full Artist Application Packet Brandy Lellou Tuesday, July 12, 6-10pm $55 / $65
Mixed Media Mantras Kajal Dhabalia Wednesday, July 13, 12-3:30pm $55 / $65
Creating a Stellar Website on a Shoe String Budget Kajal Dhabalia Wednesday, July 13, 6-10pm $65 / $75
Mixed Media From Recycled Building Materials Brandy Lellou Thursday, July 14, 9am-1pm $55 / $65
Restring, ReVamp Your Costume Jewelry Linda Elliff Thursday, July 14, 7-10pm $50 / $60
"Last Chance" Art Supplies Sale n/a Friday, July 15, 12-3pm Best offers
Box Sculptures Rusty Lynn Friday, July 15, 2:30-5pm $60 / $70
Improv for All Carole Douglis Friday, July 15, 7-10pm $15 / $25

Art Supplies Yard Sale

Indoor Art Supplies Yard Sale

Wow! Paints, crayons, papers...a real potpourri! Gently used art supplies for you and me! Donate your gently used art supplies to Del Ray Artisans June 23 through July 9 (see donation dates & times). Please note: Donations of new supplies will first be reviewed for possible use during our Art Camps.

Art supplies will be for sale from June 27 through July 15 a half-hour before (and immediately after) each Grown Ups Art Camp workshop (see schedule above). Enjoy shopping at truly discounted rates! There will be a "last chance" sale on Friday, July 15 from 12-3pm at the gallery.


When visiting the Del Ray Artisans gallery, parking is available on Mount Vernon or Commonwealth avenues, or in the small parking lot next to the park (lot entrance is on Commonwealth Ave). The facility is handicapped accessible and bathrooms are available. The gallery has a kitchen, including a refrigerator and microwave if needed.


  • You may register online, by mail or at the gallery. Registration must include payment in order for you to be fully registered for the workshop. Any registrations without payment will not reserve your spot in the workshop until payment has been received.
  • If a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students within 3 days of the workshop, it may be cancelled at the Instructor's discretion. If you are already registered (and paid) for a workshop that is cancelled, your whole registration amount will be refunded.
  • If you request to withdraw from a workshop 72 hours or more before the day of the workshop, Del Ray Artisans will refund the Workshop Fee and any Supply Fee minus a 15% processing fee.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations less than 72 hours before the day of the workshop.

Questions or Feedback

Contact Grown-Ups Art Camp Coordinator and Director of Programs Theresa Kulstad at

Date: Monday, June 27, 2016
Repeat Type: Daily;Until=7/15/2016 4:00am ,Inclusion Dates=7/15/2016
Category: Workshop*
Created by: Public Access ( by Web Curator )
Updated: Saturday, June 18, 2016 3:13pm EDT
Attachments: None

Supported in part by:
City of AlexandriaAlexandria Commission for the ArtsVirginia Commission for the ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Del Ray Artisans gallery
at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1124
Phone: 703-838-4827 | Directions

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Thursday:  Noon to 6 pm
First Thursday (May-Sep):  Noon to 9 pm
Friday:  Noon to 9 pm
Saturday:  Noon to 9 pm
Sunday:  Noon to 6 pm

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