Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Art Classes

Krafty Kids Art Classes- Session I Content
All classes will incorporate examples of art through visual aids- will be from books, the computer, and actual works.  Classes designed for kids 6-12 and will be modified for older children.

Day 1 (Tuesday, April 17)
Class info and studio rules, each artist is unique (artists don't copy), drawing with dry medium of at least one "tree" (will show that even though everyone draws the same item all pictures will be different- everyone sees the world a little differently!), mount drawing on scrapbook paper & embellish

Day 2 (Thursday, April 19)
Elements of Art (basic building blocks of our world), will determine art elements in a leaf (shape, color, line, texture, etc.), outline leaves and complete a frottage (rubbing) technique to see elements, cut out leaves for a collage on canvas

Day 3 (Tuesday, April 24)
Color wheel, color (mix primary colors to make secondary colors), symmetry (butterfly painting using mixed colors), paint Mother's Day projects (sshhh, it's a surprise!)

Day 4 (Thursday, April 26)
More on shape and color (cut shapes for collage on cards and embellish), complete Mother's Day projects & any other work

Day 5 (Tuesday, May 1)
Watercolor techniques (how to use a brush correctly, loading brush and putting down color, washes, line), negative space (watercolor painting over white crayon drawing), laminate favorite for a placemat or add pictures for a scrapbook page

Day 6 (Thursday, May 3)
More color (intermediate, complementary, tertiary), painting on back of framed glass, paint frame, complete any unfinished work, collect session's work and take pictures of work

Contact me if you have questions or to register.  Located at 213 W. Arch Ave, Suite A in Searcy, AR.

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