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Introduction to Clay Puppetry and Film (Online Option)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 6:00 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 7:30 PM (EDT)
Ages 5-255 · Co-Ed
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 2410 Wickham Avenue Newport NewsVA  23607
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 6:00 PM (EDT) - Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 7:30 PM (EDT)
Ages 5-255 · Co-Ed
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 2410 Wickham Avenue Newport NewsVA  23607

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Introduction to Clay Puppetry and Film (Online Option)

Apr 13 - May 18 (Tuesday)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ages 5-255 · Co-Ed

Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

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$50.00

Meeting Dates

From Apr 13, 2021 to May 18, 2021

Each Tuesday from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

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Instructor: James Cooper
Combine video editing and puppet-making with James Cooper. Through this six-week course, students will learn the fundamentals of design, script-writing and video editing through the art of puppetry. Participants will be challenged to model, sculpt and paint their own puppet; create an original short story and film their project to be featured in the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center online creative arts gallery.
This class is offered online with Zoom Conferencing Software. Upon registration, participants will receive log-in information.
Recommended Supplies for this Class:4-8 oz. Model Magic clay, Crayola Paint Set w/ Paint Brush, Hot Glue Gun w/ glue sticks, Construction Paper, 24x30 inch piece of any fabric (A cut t-shirt works just fine), Bamboo skewers, 12 to 18 inch dowel rod.
About the Instructor: Master puppeteer James T.L. Cooper, provides creative opportunities for children from 3 to 103 years young. Mr. Cooper boasts over twenty years of theatre arts and technical theater experience, fifteen plus years of professional puppet and prop design experience and more than ten years of experience in teaching and program development.
In addition to TLC Puppet Workshops, James runs The Venue on 35th; is a teaching artist with Young Audiences of Virginia and is a resident lighting designer with the Virginia Arts Festival. Mr. Cooper aims to increase children's awareness of the world around them in a creative environment while providing inspiration that lasts a lifetime.

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