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Preschool Visual Arts

 


Explore the Seasons Through Art Ages 3-5

Sharon Tomassetti

Let nature be your teacher as you explore art through the seasons, beginning with late summer and traveling through autumn. Join this Mommy and Me class and learn to experiment with hands on activities combining science, art, and the changing of the seasons.

Tuesday 10:00-11:00 am
(7 weeks) I: August 29 – October 10
II: October 24 – December 5
M $60 NM $80


Children’s Visual Arts (Ages 6-9)

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?

Sharon Tomassetti
We all remember the building plans of the three little pigs! Let’s go a step further and take a look at architecture around the world. A class full of building challenges and architecturally inspired creations. Join us for this mind building adventure!
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm
(7 weeks) August 31 – October 12
M $60 NM $80


K is for Kandinsky

Sharon Tomassetti
Explore the works of famous artists and create paintings, sculptures, mosaics, collages, and more. A new artist each week and a new form of art expression to try. Join us for fun, art, and learning, all in one.
Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm
(7 weeks) October 26 – December 14(no class Nov 23)
M $60 NM $80


Artist’s Playground

Jacob Nelson
This course is a exciting way for kids to try out all the possibilities of artmaking! Students will explore drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking, and other mixed medium to create works of art based on themes such as animals, nature, and imagination.
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm
(7 weeks) I: August 29 – October 10
II: October 24 – December 5
M $60 NM $80


Children’s Visual Arts (Ages 10-13)

Drawing I

Jacob Nelson
This class will serve as an introduction to the art of drawing and illustration. Students will start with the basics and develop skills by learning to draw from observation.
Monday 4:30-6:00 pm
(7 weeks) August 28 – October 16 (no class Sept 4)
M $75 NM $95


Drawing II

Jacob Nelson
Building on skills developed in Drawing I, students will tackle more complicated techniques and concepts, and create original works of art in drawing and illustration.
Monday 4:30-6:00 pm
(7 Weeks) October 30 – December 11
M $75 NM $95


Artist’s Toolbox

Jacob Nelson
This course is meant to familiarize the growing artist with the tools used by the great artists of the world. Together we will explore painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking.
Thursday 4:30-6:00 pm
(7 weeks) I: August 31 – October 12
II: October 26 – December 14 (no class Nov 23)
M $75 NM $95


Sock it To Me!

Sharon Tomassetti
Explore some basic sewing as you create creatures from socks!
Sock monkeys will be the beginning! Oh, the fun you will have as you monkey around in this class! Students will need basic sewing supplies. A list will be provided upon signing up for this great class!
Wednesday 4:30-6:00 pm
(7 weeks) August 30 – October 11
M $75 NM $95


Teen Visual Arts (Ages 14-17)

Drawing I

Jacob Nelson
This class is intended to help teenage students improve their drawing skills, learn the basics, and put in the practice. Great start for students hoping to go to college for art.
Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
(7 weeks) August 28 – October 16 (no class Sept 4)
M $75 NM $95


Drawing II

Jacob Nelson
Building on skills used in Drawing I, students will more thoroughly explore drawing from life and figure drawing.
Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
(7 weeks) October 30 – December 11
M $75 NM $95


Adult Visual Arts (Ages 18+)

Drawing I

Emily Negro
This class serves as an introduction to drawing. It will focus on the elements and principles of art, observation, and craftsmanship. Students will get the opportunity to try out several different drawing materials and enjoy a variety of interesting and challenging projects. Bring your favorite supplies and a sketchbook and let the fun begin! Supply list is available online or at the front desk.
Monday 6:30-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) I: August 28 – October 16 (no class Sept 4)
II: October 30 – December 11
M $80 NM $100


Drawing II

Emily Negro
This class is a continuation of Drawing I and is perfect for students who want to take their drawing skills to the next level. Projects and assignments will focus on composition, capturing light, and gradually improved craftsmanship. Students will choose their favorite drawing medium and run with it, developing a portfolio and mad skills! Supply list is available online or at the front desk. Prerequisite: Drawing I or upon approval from instructor.
Thursday 6:30 – 8:30 pm
(7 weeks) I: August 31 – October 12
II: October 26 – December 14 (no class Nov 23)
M $80 NM $100


Printmaking I

Jacob Nelson
Printmaking is a fun-filled and rewarding form of art that will let students experience art in a differnet way.. In this class we will explore the basics of printmaking, from simple mono-printing to multi-colored linoleum relief prints. Supply list is available online or at the front desk.
Tuesday 6:00-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) August 29 – October 10
M $90 NM $110


Printmaking II

Jacob Nelson
Building on the techniques learned in Printmaking I, students will explore the delicate and complicated world of wood block printing. Supply list is available online or at the front desk. Prerequisite: Printmaking I or upon approval from instructor.
Tuesday 6:00-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) October 24 – December 5
M $90 NM $110


Painting I

Jacob Nelson
This class is an introduction to the world of acrylic painting. Grab a brush and learn the basics. Supply list is available online or at the front desk.
Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) August 30 – October 11
M $80 NM $100


Painting II

Jacob Nelson
Expanding on the knowledge learned in Painting I, this course takes you further into the realm of acrylic painting and composition. Supply list is available online or at the front desk. Prerequisite: Painting I or upon approval from instructor.
Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) October 25 – December 13 (no class Nov 22)
M $80 NM $100


Watercolor Ages 14+

Rob Van Natta

Paint more. Learn more. Enjoy 7, 2-hour sessions that will develop your watercolor skills and increase your appreciation for the art of watercolor. This is a class for those who are beginners as well as for advanced watercolor artists. Start where you are and move to the next level. Every time you pick up your brush you learn something new. Come enjoy the fun! Supply list is available online or at the front desk.
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
(7 weeks) I: August 29 – October 10
II: October 24 – December 5
M $80 NM $100


Encaustic Painting Demonstration

Adam McVicker

What is encaustic Painting? This mysterious painting technique is done with wax and heat and dates back to 500 BCE. This ancient technique is new again, and we invite you to come see a demonstration and learn more about this vibrant medium.
Saturday 1:00-2:00 pm
September 16
FREE


Encaustic Painting Workshop Ages 14+

Adam Mcvicker

This workshop will introduce participants to encaustic painting with a guided and open studio time to create your own works of art. You will learn how to prepare your own canvas and mix your medium and color. Then we will go over two of the most simple and successful techniques. Lastly we will introduce collage and how to finish your piece. Supply list is available online or at the front desk.

Saturday 9:30-12:30 & 1:30-3:30
September 30
(Rain date October 21)

M $60 NM $80