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Comics and Cartoons Workshop
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Comics and Cartoons Workshop

This Saturday workshop is open to youth and adults on the autism spectrum ages 14 and up.

Date: February 16, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm
Price: $45
Location: SEEDs for Autism, 3420 S 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040

At SEEDs for Autism, we are happy to provide organized recreational activities in a structured, supportive environment where participants can engage with their peers, cultivate new experiences and have FUN!

For those on the autism spectrum, this 3 ½ hour workshop provides a unique opportunity to express themselves creatively and explore their talents while practicing social skills. Sharing this popular area of interest with peers creates a positive, encouraging environment of connection and friendship.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Participants will learn elements of visual storytelling and develop communication skills as they rotate through this exciting 3 part workshop! Our team of artists and experienced professionals are excited to help you explore your talents and discover new ones!

Comics

Participants will explore the world of comics and learn about visual storytelling and communication while engaging in interactive creative exercises with their peers. Flex your imagination, create your own comic and learn to tell stories panel by panel!

Pop-Art Painting

Painting relieves stress, enhances our ability to concentrate and helps develop fine motor skills.  Create iconic comic book art using paint, canvas and your imagination! Our instructors will guide you step by step as you turn words into art using color to express emotion!

Stop-Motion Animation:

Technology offers new methods of sharing ideas, telling stories and communicating with others. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes journey into the exciting world of stop-motion animation and utilize a variety computer skills, lighting and equipment to animate LEGOS in this high tech adventure!

Please bring a bag lunch!

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Learn the Lathe - Make a Mini Wood Box
May
19
12:00 PM12:00

Learn the Lathe - Make a Mini Wood Box

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Learn the Lathe: Woodturn a Mini-Box

$55.00

Learn the foundations of woodturning on a lathe during this exciting workshop!

Date: May 19th
Available Time Slots: 12:00am - 2:30pm
Price: $55
Location: SEEDs for Autism, 3420 S 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040

The lathe is a unique woodturning tool and is utilized when crafting your own custom wooden box. Each guest will learn from expert woodturners as you start with a block of wood and carve it down into your special handcrafted mini box.

No woodturning experience is necessary! This class is open to the public (14+).

All classes are held in our workshop area, please dress appropriately! SEEDs will supply eye and ear protection but please wear closed toe shoes and tie back long hair.

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Intro to Block Printing: Canvas Bags
May
19
12:00 AM00:00

Intro to Block Printing: Canvas Bags

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Learn the foundations of block printing

Date: May 19th 

Time: 12:00-2:00

Price: $30.00

Location: SEEDs for Autism, 3420 S 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Block printing is a fun way to design your own custom bag! Working with pre-carved blocks, each student will design their layout, ink their stamp(s) and print onto their fabric. Along the way they will learn about the tools of block carving and receive expert instruction!

No block printing experience is necessary! This class is open to the public (14+).

All classes are held in our workshop area, please dress appropriately and wear closed toe shoes.

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