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Water Street Studios School of Art



Kids/ Young Artists / Teens

in Summer 2022

Mixed Media Drawing for Kids (Ages 9-12) (North Classroom)

$135

with Cameron Derby

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

While using a variety of mediums and materials, students will explore different drawing and sketching techniques. Cameron will hold a step-by-step tutorial to demonstrate the selected technique of the month, then students can expand on those techniques using mediums and materials such as; graphite, colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, pen, marker, photographs, construction paper, water color etc.

  • What you will need to get:
  • HB pencil
  • 2B pencil
  • 4B pencil
  • kneaded or white eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • colored pencils
  • 11' X14' sketchbook or larger

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

#YTH.137.322.02

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

Sketchbook for Kids(ages 13 - 16) (South Classrooms)

$135

with Cameron Derby

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Join Cameron this for a super fun sketchbook class!

Students will explore different drawing and sketching techniques, while using a variety of mediums. Cameron will hold a step-by-step tutorial to demonstrate the selected technique of the month. Students will then be allowed to expand on those techniques in their sketchbook. Students will use mediums such as: graphite, colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, pen, marker, photographs, etc. (For Ages 13 - 16)

What you will need to get:

  • HB pencil
  • 2B pencil
  • 4B pencil
  • kneaded or white eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • colored pencils
  • 11' X14' sketchbook or larger

 

  • Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

#YTH.125.322.07

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

 

Making Mini Comics (for ages 11-16)(North Classroom)

$135

with Matt Fitzpatrick

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn to draw Comics with WSS art instructor Matt Fitzpatrick! 

This class introduces students to creating and drawing their own black and white comics. 

Students will be instructed on creating their own unique black and white mini comic from start to finish, while learning the steps and techniques in the process!

What you will need to bring to first class:

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

More on Matt:

Instagram.com/mattfitzcomics

 #DRW122.322.01

Fashion Design and Illustration for Teens (Ages 13 - 18)(North Classroom)

$135

with Juliana Gabriel

Calendar Jun 2, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Students will learn how to draw their own fashion illustrations and design their very own collection! Juliana will give step-by-step instructions on how to draw a proportional basic fashion figure. She will then help her students develop their own figures - whose unique style, body types, and poses fit their own design aesthetics.They will then learn how to render different fabrics and silhouettes, drawing from other designers' work and their own creations.

Week 1: Draw a croquis/basic fashion body

Week 2: Developing unique figures; including faces, hair, proportions, and poses

Week 3: Rendering different prints and textiles

Week 4: How fabric lays on the body, drawing a real runway design

Week 5: Designing your own outfits          

 What students will need to bring to first class:

  • Eraser
  • 2B Pencil
  • Artist marker set (ex: copic, blick studio, prisma color)
  • Multimedia sketchbook 11' X14' or larger
  • 05 Micron Pen 

 

  #YTH.137.322.02

Acrylic Portrait Painting for Teens (Ages 13 -18) South Classroom

$150

with Juliana Gabriel

Calendar Jun 4, 2022 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This six week course, led by artist Juliana Gabriel, will introduce you to the art of portraiture and help you to create three finished compositions! Students will practice facial proportion first in graphite, then grayscale acrylic, and finally color acrylic. Juliana will teach you her own painting process, as well as help you define your own artistic style. Some previous experience with acrylic painting is required.

Week 1: Blind continuous contour drawing, facial proportions in graphite 

Week 2: Grayscale portrait, small project

Week 3: Color self portrait using my process, small project

Week 4: Portrait learning from other artists styles, small project 

Week 5: Portrait in their own style, large project

Week 6: Finishing their large project

This class is for ages 12-18  students should have some acrylic/art experience, but new to portraits

What students will need to bring to first class:

  • Palette knife (optional: WSS studio palette knifes available.)
  • Palette (optional: WSS studio palette available)
  • 8.5 x 11 Sketchbook or larger
  • 2B pencil
  • 3 9x12/11x14 primed canvas 
  • Basic Set of Acrylic Paint (optional: WSS studio acrylic paint available)

 

Example  of paint and brust set optional:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/blick-studio-acrylics-set-of-12-colors-21-ml-tubes/

https://www.dickblick.com/items/blick-scholastic-wonder-white-brushes-set-of-6/

 

#YTH.135.322.02

 

Drawing for Kids and Teens(ages 10-16) (South Classroom)

$135

with Cameron Derby

Calendar Jun 5, 2022 at 9:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

Learn to draw with Cameron! The class introduces students to all formal elements and principles of art while encouraging individual creativity. Each month, students will practice different techniques to improve basic drawing skills. Using these skills, Cameron's students will explore realistic results. Cameron will hold a step-by-step tutorial to demonstrate the selected technique of the month. The students will then be allowed to expand on the instructor's teachings, creating a more unique piece that is completely original.

(For Ages 10-16)

  • What you will need to get:
  • HB pencil
  • 2B pencil
  • 4B pencil
  • kneaded or white eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • colored pencils
  • 11' X14' sketchbook or larger

Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

#YTH.126.322.05

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

Sketchbook for Kids(ages 9 - 12) (South Classrooms)

$135

with Cameron Derby

Calendar Jun 5, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Join Cameron this for a super fun sketchbook class!

Students will explore different drawing and sketching techniques, while using a variety of mediums. Cameron will hold a step-by-step tutorial to demonstrate the selected technique of the month. Students will then be allowed to expand on those techniques in their sketchbook. Students will use mediums such as: graphite, colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, pen, marker, photographs, etc. (For Ages 9 - 12)

What you will need to get:

  • HB pencil
  • 2B pencil
  • 4B pencil
  • kneaded or white eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • colored pencils
  • 11' X14' sketchbook or larger

 

  • Supplies are available through many online outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, and Michael’s.

#YTH.125.322.06

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

 

Ceramics for Young Artists(Ages 12- 16) (Clay Lab)

$200

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Jun 7, 2022 at 1:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2.5 hours. Students will concentrate on the pottery wheel creating bowls, cylinders, and bottle forms. They will learn decoration and textures to design their forms and finish them with trimming a foot and adding handles. For handbuilding they will create slab-built mugs, bowls, plates, and cylinders. Different glazing techniques will be demonstrated to glaze their work to bring home a collection of creations at the end of this course.

This course can be repeated as needed.

*Note: Designed for ages 12-16. A 25-pound bag of clay, glazes and kiln firings are included in the course.

 

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