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

Fall 2019 Homeschool Art Classes

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Mixed Media Masterpieces (K-5)

Tuesdays, 11/12 – 12/10, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, $120

Experiment with a variety of art materials including paper, paints, wire and more! Art work will range from realistic to abstract, as the focus will be on learning how to work with the provided materials.

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)

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

 

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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)

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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Wheel Throwing (6-12) Full Semester

Mondays, 1/6 – 5/11, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, $375 (no class on 1/20, 2/17, or 3/16)

Are you ready to get your hands dirty?  Students will learn the basic steps for creating pieces on the pottery wheel, as well as trimming and applying a variety of glaze techniques to their pieces. An in depth approach will be taken for students to learn how to throw and perfect a variety of forms.

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Functional Pottery (6-12)

 Tuesdays, 1/7 – 2/11, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, $150

Students will learn how to create platters, mugs and more using a variety of hand building techniques, as well as the pottery wheel. Due to the drying time involved, students will have three days to work with wet clay. The last two days of class will be spent glazing the pieces.

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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)

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 (6-12)

Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 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 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.

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Figure Drawing (6-12)

Learn basic drawing techniques and proper proportions for drawing the human figure. Students will draw from a live model (fully clothed) that will pose in multiple positions throughout each session. Basic drawing materials will be used – pencil, charcoal, and conte crayons. Tuesdays, 10/8 – 11/5, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, $125