Register by the week or for the full program! Classes meet Tues-Thurs, 4-5:30 pm. Doors open at 3:00 pm for homework and snacks. Free to grades 1-6 in Lawrence County. Class size limited. Pre-registration required.
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Week I: September 12-14
Grand Gestures: Exploring Abstraction with Hedy O’Beil
So what’s abstraction? We’ll learn that together touring the galleries featuring New York artist, Hedy O’Beil! Her work provides the inspiration for drawings and paintings using different techniques to represent light, movement, energy, and emotions with shape and color.
Week II: September 19-21
Cast-off Creations: Mimicking the work of Jeff Waterhouse
Explore the glass sculpture of exhibiting artist, Jeff Waterhouse, before returning to the classroom to make translucent sculptures of your own from plastic and other materials.
Week III: September 26-28
Art in the Everyday
Repurpose discarded CDs and newspapers into decorative hangings and collages.
Week IV: October 3-5
Fall for Fabric
Take advantage of printed designs on fabric to create mixed-media drawings and paintings.
Week V: October 10-12
All About Nature
Create some “tree-mendous” artwork from pinecones and feathers! Lessons include drawing, painting, and printmaking!
Week VI: October 17-19
Create an “unbe-leaf-able” watercolor of trees before heading to the pumpkin patch for a puffypaint experience!
Week VII: October 24-26
Express your spooky self with a collage of Jack-olantern faces, then fill a jar with “creeper peepers” on paper. It’s an eye-opening experience!
Week VIII: October 31 – November 2
All About Landscapes
Learn about perspective and composition creating a watercolor landscape, then advance your skills to mimic the landscape as a stained glass window using colored papers and glue.
Week IX: November 7-9
Fragile Forms: After Nancy McNary Smith
Tour the exhibition of ceramicist, Nancy McNary Smith, to draw inspiration to create fragile forms of your own in two and three dimensions.
Week X: November 14-16
Layered Landscapes: After D. P. Warner
Explore how exhibiting artist, D.P. Warner, uses layers of color and brushstrokes to create land and sea-scapes. Then head back to the classroom to create your own in dimensional work using mixed media, paper mosaics, and acrylics.