Summer art classes planned

DULUTH -- Summer art classes for adults and children at The Hudgens Center for the Arts will begin next week.

Classes include wheel-thrown, hand-built and raku pottery, creative and realistic drawing, painting in oils, acrylics and watercolors, jewelry making, fiber arts and digital photography courses.

Children's art classes include beginning, intermediate and advanced pottery, cartooning, fiber arts and painting with oils and pastels. A special "storytime studio" class will be held for children ages 4 to 7 to attend with a parent or other adult.

Most classes meet once a week for eight weeks.

The Duluth arts center will also offer one-day workshops for adults with sessions on bookbinding, composition, making all-natural soaps and hand lotions, as well as a session on how to make toiletries.

A special one-day pottery workshop will be offered June 26 and taught by instructor Kwangmoon Kim focusing on two traditional Korean pottery techniques. The class will be taught in Korean with translation provided in English.

Summer camps are also starting for children ages 5 to 12. Four sessions are planned for June 7 through 18, June 21 through July 2, July 12 through 23 and July 26 through 30. Each camp will include daily fine art classes culminating in an art show the final day of camp.

For more information, call 770-623-6002 or visit www.thehudgens.org.