Teen Landscape Watercolors

The teens completed their landscape watercolor paintings. There were a lot of lessons wrapped up into this project. We started with an introduction to watercolor painting and all of the different types of marks you can make with watercolor. We learned about color mixing and painted our own colorwheels. We also had an in depthContinue reading “Teen Landscape Watercolors”

Glass Christmas Trees

Merry Christmas to all of you!  I hope you are enjoying this time with your families and friends. Here is a look at our last project of the year. We made  Glass-Fusion Christmas Tree Candle holders as our yearly Christmas presents. The kids love making presents this time of the year. They turned out justContinue reading “Glass Christmas Trees”

End of First Session

  Hi Parents and Students, The First Session of Classes is now over! I leave Wednesday morning to see my daughter in Spain.  Yes, I am a little excited to see her. The Next Session begins on November 8th.  You can find Registration Information Here. Most classes are already full. If you did not registerContinue reading “End of First Session”

Figurines

After spending the last few weeks painting, we moved into making some 3 D art. We started by looking at sculptures of the human figure. Alberto Giacometti and George Segal: I introduced the students to Alberto Giacometti, Swiss Sculptor and Painter. Although he was a painter as well, Giacometti is most renowned for his expressiveContinue reading “Figurines”

Teen Still Life Paintings

As part of our Acrylic Painting series, the Teens painted fruit still life paintings.  Here is a peek at their work. We warmed up by doing some exercises with brush strokes, surrounding color and layering of colors. They picked the fruit they wanted to paint and the background colors. We talked about using complimentary colorsContinue reading “Teen Still Life Paintings”

New Tuesday Night Teen Art Class

We are adding a new Teen Art Class on Tuesday nights from  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm that is open to students in 6th – 9th grade. Classes will consist of fine art instruction with exploration of diverse mediums while learning basic art concepts such as drawing, shading, color mixing and composition.  Our high qualityContinue reading “New Tuesday Night Teen Art Class”

Torn Paper Portraits – Teens Class

In our teen class this week, we assembled our ceramics projects. Sorry images of these are under wraps until after Christmas. Now that the big ceramic project is done, we returned to our Torn Paper Portraits.  This project is an exercise to learn value. Value is the amount of light reflected from the surface. ValueContinue reading “Torn Paper Portraits – Teens Class”