Art Classes10-12 Year Old Classes
Our classes for 10 – 12 year olds are designed to enable students to focus on a specific subject matter while exploring different mediums. We will teach students basic techniques for each material. Students will use newly acquired skills to express their own artistic ideas.
January/May 2020 Art Classes
Illustrating Stories (4th - 8th grade)
Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $145
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. (Postponed)
Thursdays, 2/20 – 4/2, 6:00 – 7:30 PM $150 (no classes 0n 3/19)
Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Patience and a high tolerance for messy hands is a must for learning this fun way to create pottery. Students will learn the basic steps for creating bowls and cups on the pottery wheel. (Postponed)
Mondays, 4/6 – 5/11, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $145
Discover how to draw manga characters! Learn to use templates and simple shapes to create a manga character. Explore fun options for hair, eyes and clothing. Make diffrent facial expressions and action poses. Color in the manga style and see your characters come to life.
The Study of Light and Dark
Tuesdays, 4/7 – 5/12, 6:00 – 7:30 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 tealight 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.
One Day Workshops
All About Painting
Friday, 3/20, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $50
Get creative over Spring Break while exploring a variety of painting media, surfaces and techniques! (Postponed)
Parent/Child Wheel Throwing
Saturday, 3/28, 12:00 -1:30 PM, $55
This is a great introduction to working on the pottery wheel. Come get messy with your child while learning how to make clay bowls. (Postponed)
Alcohol Ink Exploration
Saturday, 4/18, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $35
Join us for a fun afternoon of experimentation with alcohol inks! We will use several kinds of surfaces for our paintings as we create non-objective images full of vibrant color and visual interest. Supplies will be furnished.
Fused Glass Coasters
Saturday, 5/9, 12:00 – 1:30 PM, $40
Learn glass cutting and design techniques using layers of glass to create a set of four coasters.