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Our 3rd through 5th Grade classes are designed to enable students to focus on a specific subject matter while exploring different mediums. We will teach students basic techniques for each material. Students will use newly acquired skills to express their own artistic ideas.

 

 

 

 

2017 WINTER/SPRING CLASS SCHEDULE

Illustrating Stories (for 4th - 8th graders) ~ 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 12.  Tuesdays, Feb 21 - Apr 4, 6:00 - 7:30 PM (no class week of Mar 13-17), $125

Wheel Throwing ~ Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Patience and a high tolerance for messy hands is a must for learning this fun way to create pottery. Students will learn the basics steps for creating bowls and cups on the pottery wheel. Thursdays, Feb 23 – Apr 6, 6:00 - 7:30 PM (no class week of 3/13-3/17), $130

Spring Break Pokemon Fun 2.0 Workshop!Back by popular demand! Join us for another day of art inspired by your favorite Pokemon characters! Create a t-shirt featuring a silhouette of your favorite Pokemon! Tuesday, March 14, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, $20

Nature Inspired Pottery ~ Bugs, butterflies and blooms will be the motivation for this class. Students will learn basic hand building techniques while creating unique clay pieces inspired by the nature around them. Natural materials like leaves and sticks will also be incorporated into the pieces. Tuesdays, Apr 11 - May 16, 6:00 - 7:30 PM, $130

Mixed Media Masterpieces ~  In this class, students will experiment with a variety of materials, including paper, paints, fabric, plaster, wire and more.  Artwork will range from realistic to abstract, as the focus will be on learning how to work with the variety of material presented. Thursdays, Apr 13 - May 18, 6:00 - 7:30 PM, $125

Saturday Workshops

Go Green! ~ Create a unique hanging sculpture out of eco friendly materials.  March 11, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Meet the Artist George Rodrigue ~ Which blue dog is your favorite? Learn the story behind the blue dog paintings and then create your own! March 25, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

 

Bugs Galore ~ Ants, beetles and crickets, oh my! Using colored pencils and ink, learn how to draw realistic looking bugs! April 1, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Springtime Animals ~ Celebrate spring by learning how to draw rabbits, chicks and ducks! April 8,  9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Wacky Windsocks ~ Take your art outside! In this workshop, students will create a windsock to hang outside. April 15, 9:30 - 11:00 AM, $20

Luscious Landscapes ~  Using watercolors, students will learn how to create a realistic landscape while learning about foreground, middle ground and background.  April 22, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Meet the Artist John Henry ~ John Henry is known for his large scale, public sculptures. Learn more about his work and then create a maquette inpired by his designs. April 29, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Mother's Day Surprise ~ Looking for a special gift for mom? Join us this Saturday to make a gift she will love! May 6, 9:30 - 11:00 AM, $20

What a Relief! ~ A relief sculpture is something that projects from a flat background. Using cardboard shapes, learn how to create your own relief sculpture. May 13, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, $20

Meet the Artist Romero Britto ~  Romero Britto is a well known pop artist that uses colorful designs and patterns on everyday objects. Create your own painting inspired by his work. May 20, 9:30 - 11:00 AM, $20