ART CLASSES

In this Introduction to Art Course, students will learn the basic elements and principles of art using drawing, painting, and mixed media


 

WEEK 1 –DRAWING  

Students will learn and practice basic elements and principles of drawing 

  • Elements:  texture, shape, form, line
  • Principles:  pattern, rhythm, movement
  • Techniques:  hatching, cross-hatching, scumbling, stippling, waves, brick, wood, & rock

WEEK 2 –DRAWING  

Students will create a sketch with skills learned in Week 1

WEEK 3 –PAINTING 

Students learn and practice basic elements, principles & techniques of painting

  • Elements:   color, value
  • Principles:   emphasis, variety
  • Techniques:  blending, tone-light/dark, using color to emphasize focal point/ create interest

WEEKS 4 & 5 – PAINTING 

Students will create a painting using the skills learned in Week 3

WEEK 6 –MIXED MEDIA 

Students will use a variety of media to create a fun, dimensional artwork

  • Elements:   space, texture
  • Principles:   balance, proportion, pattern
  • Techniques:  combine use of pen & pencil, paint, paper & fabrics to create a piece of art

WEEKS 7 & 8 – MIXED MEDIA

Students will create a mixed media project using skills learned in Weeks 1-6

WEEKS 9 & 10 – FINAL PROJECT

Students will choose drawing, painting or mixed media to create a unique work of art 

 

Art Class Schedule

There are three Art Sessions during the school year that each last about 10 weeks:

  • Fall Session begins September 5,2018

  • Winter Session begins January 7, 2019

  • Spring Session begins in April, 2019

We meet once a week for @ 10 weeks.  Classes are held on WEDNESDAYS:

  • 4:30-5:30pm
  • 6:00-7:00pm

If you are with INSPIRE, VALIANT OR VALLEY OAKS Homeschooling Communities, you can use your funds to pay for these classes. We are an approved vendor for each of these. 

  • Cost

    • Group
      • Group classes = $25 a week

      • Monthly fees are due during the first class of the month.

    • Individual Lessons
      • Prices vary, please reach out for rates!
  • Details
    • All classes are subject to change due to enrollment.
    • Each class must have at least 4 persons in order to begin.
    • When enrolling, you commit to the full course,10 weeks worth of classes.

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