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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.




Spring 2018 Art Classes for 3rd-5th grades

Wheel Throwing ~ Thursdays, February 8 – March 1, 5:30  – 7:00 pm. $100.  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. FULL

Illustrating Stories (4th - 8th grades) ~ Mondays, March 5 – 26, 6:00 – 7:30pm, $90.  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 13.

Painting with Acrylics ~ Thursdays, April 5 – 26, 5:00 – 6:30pm, $90. Learn a variety of techniques for painting with acrylic paints, including color mixing, color blending and different brush applications. Students will paint a landscape and a still life.

Clay Creations, Thursdays, May 3 - May 24, 5:30 – 7:00pm, $100. 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.

Saturday Workshops ~ $25/each session

Valentine Fun!  February 10, 10:00 – 11:30 AM ~ Decorate a picture frame, marble paper and create Valentine's cards during this workshop! 

Fun with Faces – March 10, 10:00 – 11:30 AM ~ Using cardboard, paper, found objects and collage techniques, students will create one of a kind portrait!

Printmaking – April 14, 10:00 – 11:30 AM ~ Students will explore the world of print making and learn how to create monoprints as well as a "linocut" design. 

Playing with Paint – May 12, 10:00 – 11:30 AM ~ Experiment with a variety of painting techniques using watercolor and acrylic paint. From painting with ice cubes and bubbles to using different types of brushes, students will learn some ordinary and not so ordinary ways to paint!