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Tuesdays: Grades 4 to 8

Art through the ages, Part 1 - Renaissance, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism.              

  • Learn to sketch from photographs using observational techniques
  • Practice classical techniques of impressionistic brushstrokes and impasto
  • Applying patterns to a piece of art from historical/cultural periods (bronze relief)
  • Learn to make plaster and paint on it as in fresco painting
  • Elements of art (shape/color/line) including how warm and cool colors affect art
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THURSDAYS: Grades K to 3

Storybook Art Nature - The inspiring outdoor world finds its way to canvas, clay and paper. 

  • "We're Going to the Mountains"- Using texture tools in acrylic landscape painting; basic composition and perspective is introduced
  • "Counting on Fall"- Printing textural fall leaves with tempera paint; study color blending
  • "Outside your Window" - Imagery collage through acetate
  • "Why is the Sky Blue?"- Cool color lesson using photos; watercolor painting on paper
  • "Stars" - Night time scene on clay (ceramic) slab; warm vs. cool colors lesson