Youth Classes – Picasso Roosters

It was so great to be back in the studio this week. In our Youth Classes we learned about Picasso and made Picasso Roosters using soft and oil pastels. About Picasso: Pablo Picasso was born in Spain but moved to Paris to attend art school when he was 23. He painted many sad scenes all … Continue reading Youth Classes – Picasso Roosters

Finishing our Henri Rousseau Watercolor Paintings

We finished our Henri Rousseau-styled jungle paintings in the Elementary Art Classes this week.  The students worked so hard and did such a great job.  While adding color, we reviewed warm and cool colors again and we talked about complimentary colors.  We made the gray for the elephant by mixing the complimentary colors of yellow … Continue reading Finishing our Henri Rousseau Watercolor Paintings

Henri Rousseau’s Jungle – Elementary Classes

We are learning about the artist Henri Rousseau at Picket Fence Art this week. In addition to being introduced to a new artist, we talked about how to use lines to create tone in a drawing, warm and cool colors and composition. Hatching, cross hatching, and other line techniques: Line can be used to apply … Continue reading Henri Rousseau’s Jungle – Elementary Classes

Andy Warhol Pop Art – Wednesday Elementary Class

We learned about Pop Art in our Elementary Art Class on Wednesday. We started the class by talking about Pop Art and Andy Warhol’s famous prints. Pop artists celebrated commonplace objects and people of everyday life, in this way seeking to elevate popular culture to the level of fine art Andy Warhol was drawn to … Continue reading Andy Warhol Pop Art – Wednesday Elementary Class