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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.

 

 

Fall 2017 Art Classes for 3rd-5th Grade Students

 

Wheel Throwing-~ Wednesdays, 9/6-9/27, 6:00-7:30 pm, $90. 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 basic steps for creating bowls and cups on the pottery wheel.

Drawing 101 ~ Mondays, 10/9-10/30, 6:00-7:30 pm, $85. Students will focus on the Elements and Principles of Design while learning a variety of drawing techniques while learning how to draw portraits and landscapes.

Clay Creations ~ Wednesdays, 11/1-11/29, 6:00-7:30 pm, $90. Students will learn the basics of creating works of art from clay using pinch pots, slabs and coils while creating both realistic and abstract pieces.

Painting 101 ~  Thursdays, 12/7-12/21, 6:00-7:30 pm, $85. Students will focus on the Elements and Principles of Design while learning a variety of painting techniques using both watercolors and acrylic paint. A variety of subject matter will be covered, including landscapes, animals and still life compositions.

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS ~ We offer Saturday morning kids' workshops, 9:30-11:00 AM, with a different theme each Saturday. Dates and descriptions are listed below. Cost for each workshop: $20

Sept 9 ~ Optical Illusion - Draw an optical illusion using one point perspective!

Sept 16 ~ Terrific Treehouses - Using a variety of materials, create a collage depicting your dream tree house!

Sept 23 ~ Lego Mania - Celebrate the opening of the new Lego Ninjago movie by learning how to draw realistic Lego figures. After completing your drawing, participate in a Lego building challenge and keep your creation!

Sept 30 ~ Famous Fidos - Create a painting of your favorite furry friend in Pop Art style!

Oct 7 ~ Pony Up - Make glitter slime and tie dye a rainbow t-shirt in celebration of the latest My Little Pony movie!

Oct 14 ~ Dad and Me Doodle Bots - Create a motorized contraption made of everyday objects, a small motor, and simple circuit that produces artwork by leaving a trail of colorful marks.

Oct 21 ~ Creatures in Clay - Through the use of pinch pots, coils and slab building, create creatures both from nature and their imaginations.

Oct 28 ~ Pumpkins with Pizazz - Create a pumpkin that is sure to get everyone’s attention! A variety of materials will be on hand for students to choose their own unique decorations!

Nov 4 ~ Fantastic Fall Leaves - Celebrate the beautiful colors of fall by creating a mixed media piece inspired by the season!

Nov 11 ~ Upcycled Accessories - Learn various techniques for cutting a t-shirt to create a purse and a scarf!

Nov 18 ~ Mom and Me Gami-Bots - Learn how to take your origami to the next level. Create origami creatures and then add a motor to make them move! 

Dec 2 ~ Artsy Ornaments - A variety of materials will be on hand for students to create multiple ornaments, ready for hanging!

Dec 9 ~ Wheel Throwing - Are you ready to get messy? Try you hand at the potter’s wheel and learn how to create a bowl!

Dec 16 ~ Droid Day – If you were going to build your own personal droid, what would it look like? What would it be capable of? Celebrate the latest Star Wars movie with the creation of your own droid using recycled materials.