Late Fall 2017 Schedule

Drawing and Painting (Ages 5 – 12)

Mondays, November 6 – December 11
6 weeks
3:30pm – 4:45pm
$120 (materials included)
Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is all about having fun while making 2D art! Students will develop their painting and drawing skills through technique demonstrations, material experimentation and projects exploring a variety of themes including landscape, portraiture, still life, figure drawing, abstraction and more. We will also learn ways that line, value, color, perspective and design principles can enhance a work of a art. This is a fun and relaxed class for children of all levels!

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Drawing and Painting (Ages 11 – 16) 

Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12
6 weeks
3:30pm – 4:30pm
$120 (materials included)
Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is for “tweens” and teens who are wanting to delve into observational drawing and painting. We’ll work from still life, the figure, reference photos, and our imaginations as we explore painting on canvas, drawing with charcoal and graphite, perspective, and a variety of other skills and materials. This will be a fun hour each week for this age group to develop their skills and do some experimenting with materials.  ** Projects do not repeat from session to session.

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Art Exploration (Ages 5 – 11) 

Wednesdays, November 8 – December 13 (no class November 22)
5 weeks
2:00pm – 3:00pm
$75 (materials included)
Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is perfect for children who want to try a little bit of everything! Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials and techniques. Throughout the session we will experiment with painting, printmaking, drawing, fiber arts, sculpture, collage, and more! At the end of each class there will be “choice time”: an opportunity for students to explore materials and subject matter of their choice.

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Art Exploration (Ages 5 – 11)

Wednesdays, November 8 – December 13 (no class November 22)
5 weeks
3:30pm – 4:45pm
$100 (materials included)
Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is perfect for children who want to try a little bit of everything! Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials and techniques. Throughout the session we will experiment with painting, printmaking, drawing, fiber arts, sculpture, collage, and more! At the end of each class there will be “choice time”: an opportunity for students to explore materials and subject matter of their choice.

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Comics (Ages 9 – 14)

Sundays, November 12 – December 17 (no class November 26)
5 weeks
10:00am – 11:30am
$120 (materials included)
Instructor: Jace (“Rascal”) Smith

This five class workshop style course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of comic art, and will provide kids the opportunity to learn the technical and creative skills needed to produce a comic exactly like the professionals do. Students will learn about the comic book making process by covering such topics as layout, supplies specific to the trade, cartooning techniques, and character development. All the while furthering their creative writing and storytelling abilities and engagement. Students who have taken the course previously will continue to work towards developing their comic skill set, learning further tricks of the trade, and truly mastering the fundamentals of the craft.

Jace Smith is an Amherst based art educator, illustrator, and published comic book artist. An alumna of both the School Of Visual Arts in New York City, and of the Massachusetts College Of Art And Design in Boston, Jace has shown work throughout the New England and New York area, and has done work for a wide variety of clients in different markets.

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FULL – A Morning of Art! A workshop for children (ages 5-9) and their grown-ups!

Saturday, October 14
9-10:30am
$12 for each art-making participant (parents need only pay if they plan on making projects themselves — there is no fee for coming to help your child).

**all children must be accompanied by a participating grown-up

Join us a for a fun morning of collaborative art-making! The project stations of the day will be: Mason Jar Lanterns, Squirrel Collages and Fall Tree Sculptures using branches from nature, wire, beads and more! Stay for part of the time and do one project or join us for the full 1.5 hours and make all three! Pre-registration is required.

This workshop is full.  If you’re interested in a Saturday morning art, please register for the next workshop on 11/18.

A Morning of Art! A workshop for children (ages 5-9) and their grown-ups!

Saturday, November 18
9-10:30am
$12 for each art-making participant (parents need only pay if they plan on making projects themselves — there is no fee for coming to help your child).

**all children must be accompanied by a participating grown-up

Join us a for a fun morning of collaborative art-making! The project stations of the day will be: Fall Nature wreaths, jellyfish sculptures and monoprinting! Stay for part of the time and do one project or join us for the full 1.5 hours and make all three! Pre-registration is required.

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