Explosion Books Visual Arts Class Spring 2023

April 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6

Cost: $225

Age: 8-14
Scholarships are available!

Explosion Books with Ms. Nancy

Tuesdays, April 11 – June 7

The Center for the Arts

314 W. Main Street • Grass Valley, CA


Instructor: Nancy Schaefer 

Dates: April 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ages: 8 – 14

Cost: $225 (materials included)

In this fun class students will learn the many steps it takes to create an Explosion Book! Students will learn techniques in drawing, printing, painting and collage to make colorful patterned and painted paper for their projects . And for the grand finale, we’ll put it all together for a totally unique book unlike any other. All skill levels are welcome, all supplies are provided.

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Nancy Schaefer provides our Family Fun Day crafts and is a regular summer camp art instructor here at the Grass Valley Center for the Arts. She holds a Bachelors in Art with concentrations in collage, painting, drawingprintmaking, ceramics and jewelry. 
She has been teaching artist with the ambitious Artists in the Schools program since its inception in 2016, which brings art to hundreds of 1st-5th graders in Penn Valley and Grass Valley schools. 
Nancy brings her passion for teaching collage art to the impressive Middle School Elective program at Ready Springs Hilltop in Penn Valley. Her courses focus on the emotionally therapeutic benefits of collage art-making for 6th-8th graders
She is an enthusiastic art teacher who believes in giving young people a positive and nurturing place to learn, experiment and express their unique inner artist!