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”

Ceramic Painting

The Elves were busy this week at Picket Fence Art Studio putting the final touches on their ceramics projects! Sorry – no photos of the kids classes this week!   We talked about Color Theory and mixing colors while we painted our projects.   We were busy painting our ceramics in the Adult Class asContinue reading “Ceramic Painting”

Wednesday Night Teen Class – Value

This week we learned about value in the Teen Class as we began working on Torn Paper Portraits and got a brief taste of using acrylic paint. Value: Value is the amount of light reflected from the surface. Value creates depth in a picture making the object look 3 D.  We started by painting theContinue reading “Wednesday Night Teen Class – Value”

Last Week of Encaustics

We were busy with encaustics in our Adult and Middle/High School Classes this week.   As a reminder, The Studio will be closed Oct 26th to November 8th.  We will reopen with all classes the weeks of November 9th and the 16th.  Thanksgiving is the week of November 23rd. We will have class on TuesdayContinue reading “Last Week of Encaustics”

Zentangle Hands – Middle School Art Class

In our Middle School class we learned about Line Technique to create 3 D dimension and texture. We started the lesson by giving each student a sketchbook. We looked at examples of sketchbooks and how they can be used (although there are no rules!). Each week we will take a few minutes to copy whatContinue reading “Zentangle Hands – Middle School Art Class”