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Creative Constructions

$132

with Donna Bird

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Grades 3-6

Creative Constructions is designed for students who have taken Art Adventures or have the basic art skills needed to create more complex activities and projects. This class will allow young creatives to construct original pieces of art and to learn more about painting, drawing, mixed media, narrative art, and sculpture. This spring, Creative Constructions student will be introduced to a variety of art materials and learn new artistic techniques while reinforcing the basic elements of art. For example, students will work with scratchboard, learn perspective drawing, try their hand at watercolor and acrylic painting, and learn about master artists. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14  (please note there is no class on February 24)

Full Course

Homeschool- Art Adventures

$132

with Donna Bird

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

Grades K-2

This class introduces your child to basic art skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as a young artist. Art Adventures has been designed for 5 to 7-year-old children to strengthen their knowledge in art and further develop art vocabulary and skills. With activities such as painting, drawing, and sculpture, students explore their creativity with exciting and fun projects in the spring. Both new and returning students will continue to work on developing their skills with individualized instruction in a small group setting. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

9:30 - 10:30 am - Thursday, February 4, 11, 18, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22  (please note there is no class February 25 and April 15)

Homeschool- Creative Constructions

$132

with Donna Bird

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 11 am

Grades 3-5 

This class is for students who have taken Art Adventures or have some experience with art lessons and have the ability to attempt more complex skills including perspective, sculpture, and painting techniques. Classes are designed to reinforce basic elements of art, while introducing a variety of mediums and artistic techniques to create original pieces of art. For example, students will work with scratchboard, learn to draw in 3D, try their hand at watercolor and acrylic painting, and learn about master artists. The curriculum is ongoing and projects change every semester. Small class size allows for individual attention.  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

11:00 am - Noon - Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22  (please note there is no class February 25 and April 15)

 

Art Adventures

$132

with Donna Bird

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Grades K- 2

This class introduces your child to basic art skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as young artists. Art Adventures has been designed for 5 to 7-year-old children to strengthen their knowledge in art and further develop art vocabulary and skills. With activities such as painting, drawing, sculpture and collage, students explore their creativity with exciting and fun projects in the spring. Both new and returning students will continue to work on developing their skills with individualized instruction in a small group setting. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22  (please note there is no class February 25 and April 15)

 

Full Course

Young Potters

$117

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grades 5-8

This is a pottery class for older elementary and middle school age children. In this course, students will create fun decorative and functional projects as well as have the opportunity to explore different techniques for working with clay along with introduction to pottery wheel. Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

9:00 - 10:30 am - Saturdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13

Kids N Clay

$97

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 11:30 am

Grades 2-5

In this course, students will be exposed to a basic introduction to ceramic techniques designed for elementary school aged children. This class will create fun imaginative pieces which will be a mixture of decorative and functional items.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Saturdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27

Crochet - Sculpted Vessels Workshop

$55

with Nancy Bouffard

Calendar Apr 3, 2021 at 1 pm

Ages 6 to Adult

In this three-hour workshop students will learn to increase and decrease single crochet to “sculpt” a functional fiber vessel (basket, bowl or vase).  Materials provided and/or bring your own.   Some crochet experience is helpful but not necessary.  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 3

This class will transition to online if the need arises.

Ceramic Garden Art Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Grade 5- Adult

In this workshop, students will have the option to create a flower stake that can be used decoratively or as a bird feeder or bird bath. Be creative and use it in your garden or home. Projects will be built out of clay by hand and decorated in class. All projects will get a sealing coat of glaze and fully fired to withstand the outside elements. 

 

10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday, April 23





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