Art Classes

Home School Programs

Our homeschool classes are designed to enable students to explore a variety of mediums, while also making connections between the art they are creating and the world history they learn in the academic setting. Students will have the opportunity to explore both 2 Dimensional and 3 Dimensional art while learning various techniques for each of the materials they are working with during each session

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Art Classes

Winter/Spring 2020 Homeschool Art Classes

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3D Art with Paper (K-5)

Tuesdays, 1/7 – 2/11, 2:00-3:30 PM, $145

Get ready to unleash your creative streak in this exciting paper exploration class!  Learn how to use construction paper to create a three dimensional house, craft a paper bowl with pizzazz, and your very own art journal.  Did we mention that we’ll be creating a paper mâché fish too?!

 

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Clay Creations (K-5th Grade)

Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 2:00-3:30 PM, $150 (no class on 3/17) (Postponed)

Get ready to get your hands dirty! Students will squish and squeeze the clay while learning some of the basic hand building techniques.

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Painting with Pizazz (K-5)

Tuesdays, 4/7 – 5/12, 2:00-3:30 PM, $145

In the class, we will explore various painting techniques and add touches of “pizzazz” to our artwork by embellishing with gold paint, glitter, and wire!  We’ll be painting on canvas, watercolor paper, and even old barn wood!

 

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Illustrating Stories (4th-8th Grade)

Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, $145 (no class on 3/17) (Postponed)

Students will use basic drawing techniques to learn how to tell a story through pictures. While focusing on composition and design, students will explore how to communicate an idea through an illustration. Students will work with stories written by other students as part of the Grannie Annie project. At the end of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter their illustration to be considered for publication in the Grannie Annie Family Stories Celebration, Volume 14.

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The Study of Light and Dark (6th-12th Grade)

Tuesdays, 4/7 – 5/12, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, $150 

Throughout history, artists have used various methods and media to convey light; to capture light; to block light.  We will create a clay tea light holder, a fused glass piece, and learn several ways to depict light and shade, from chalks to charcoal.  Like the light we illustrate, we will be focused, brilliant, and sparkling.