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Young Artists

in Spring 2021

Drawing for Young Artists (age 12-16)

$85

with Tina Figarelli

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Being able to draw is the basis of any art form. In this new class, young artists will explore their abilities and learn how to plan, compose, and draw a completed still life. Choose to either work from life or from a photograph. Using charcoal pencil on toned paper, focus on developing your fundamental skills while creating a successful piece with full value and correct perspective. Your final piece is sure to be a frame-worthy work of art. Course#  DRW104.221.01

What you will need for this course:

  • One Nitram Charcoal starter kit (sandpaper block, H stick, HB stick, B stick)
  • One kneaded eraser
  • One HB pencil
  • One sketchbook (minimum 9”x12”)
  • Order conveniently through Dick Blick or other retailer.

https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/JDPS41L0UW2M0/items/

Extra paper, charcoal pencils, and objects for the still life are provided in class. Feel free to bring your own objects as well!

For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

Full Course

Drawing for Young Artists (age 12-16) - Online

$85

with Esteen Lauri Feldshriber

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this new online course, the fundamentals of classical drawing will be introduced using still-life, nature, and other subjects. Young artists will discover methods to connect direct observation with skills to render imagery on paper and core studio concepts will give you the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of art and design with projects that develop and strengthen both traditional and experimental art techniques. Course#  DRW104.221.02

Supply list will be emailed upon registration. Supplies are available through many online and retail outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, or Michael’s.

Video demonstrations of techniques will be provided each week followed by Zoom sessions at the indicated time with the instructor for guidance while you paint. Necessary links and other information will be sent prior to course start date.

Watercolor Painting for Young Artists (age 12-16)

$125

with Annelise Pollard

Calendar Feb 13, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

In this new course for young artists age, led by Annelise Pollard, you will learn the fundamentals of watercolor painting. Using still-life as the subject matter, gain a basic understanding of watercolor by practicing brush techniques, layering, and washes. By the end of the course, you will have created a few finished pieces that will prepare you for continued exploration in watercolor. No previous experience required. Course#  PNT106.221.01

What you will need for the course:

  • Cretacolor Aqua Brique Set
  • Strathmore 300 Series Tape Bound Watercolor Pad - 9'' x 12'', Cold Press, Tape bound (12 sheets)
  • Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper - 22'' x 30'', Single Sheet

A brush set will be provided. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

 

Acrylic Painting for Young Artists (age 12-16)

$125

with Kelley Cappell

Calendar Mar 13, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This five-week course for young artists led by artist Kelley Cappell will introduce you to the beauty of acrylic painting and help you to create several finished compositions. A focus on simple subject matter such as florals, landscapes, and still life ensures that you can confidently learn and practice basic acrylic techniques. Course# PNT107.221.01

Note: Designed for ages 12-16. No previous art experience is required. All supplies are provided. 9" x 12" canvases will be provided. Students may bring in larger canvases if desired. No class on 4/3/21.

 

Will run

Ceramics for Young Artists

$125

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 1:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to throw, trim, glaze, and decorate in just a few short weeks. This class meets twice a week for four weeks to concentrate on wheel throwing while also creating a few hand-built projects along the way. Course# CER106.221.01

Designed for young artists, age 11-16. Clay and gaze is included. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

Will run

Ceramics for Young Artists

$125

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to throw, trim, glaze, and decorate in just a few short weeks. This class meets twice a week for four weeks to concentrate on wheel throwing while also creating a few hand-built projects along the way. Course# CER106.221.02

Designed for young artists, age 11-16. Clay and gaze is included. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.





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