How To: Colorful Animal Collages

What a crazy few weeks it has been at the studio! We successfully had our first two camps and they were so much fun. The elementary students explored color through different mediums and our teens practiced their drawing and painting skills. We will be posting about different projects from camp throughout the summer, starting withContinue reading “How To: Colorful Animal Collages”

Olympic Tributes

The youngest elementary art students completed some mixed media tributes to the 2018 Olympics. The figures were designed after the Olympic Pictograms. They were harder to assemble than you might think – requiring measuring and placement of body parts. We also learned a little about the Olympics. And as always, had a lot of fun.

Value Paintings and Polar Bears

We had fun creating winter value landscape paintings and drawing polar bears in the Tuesday Elementary Class this week. In the process, we learned about value. Value creates depth in a picture making the object look 3 D.   We looked at photos of the moon at night and saw how the circle around the moon isContinue reading “Value Paintings and Polar Bears”

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”

Elementary Art Class – Mixed Media Winter Scenes

It may be raining outside, but it has been snowing in The Studio. After working so hard on the Sunflower Paintings, I wanted to start the year with a fun project that introduced some new art concepts. Last week, the elementary art students finished their mixed media winter scenes. The students enjoyed the creativity involvedContinue reading “Elementary Art Class – Mixed Media Winter Scenes”