ACTIVITY descriptions

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EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH COLOR

 

Spin Art, Painting, Embroidery, Pointillism, and other super fun techniques are used to express your innermost emotions and feelings through color.

focus: bright expression

outcome: self-esteem booster

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 101

Develop your ideas using drawings such as plans, sections, and elevations, of your fantasy buildings, cruise ships, tree houses, shopping malls, islands, and amusement centers. At the end of class, practice public speaking during your presentation to the rest of the class and parents.

focus: design thinking and public speaking

outcome: confidence

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TEXTILE ART

This class will focus on weaving basics by creating repeated patterns, stripes, and shapes using self made tapestry looms, as well as weaving with paper.

focus: iterative pattern making

outcome: hand eye coordination, imagination

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DECORATE POSITIVE AGENTS OF CHANGE

Children embroider on black and white images printed on card stock of their favorite celebrities using a plastic needle to embroider and crochet thread or yarn. Add beads and other decorations for fun and awesomeness.

focus: ornament

outcome: celebrating diversity

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THE ART OF FORM

Create a variety of physical sculptures with the use of materials such as clay, paper, recyclables, and even twine.

focus: making

outcome: enhanced curiosity 

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CUT & PASTE

MOSAIC THERAPY

Create your very own mosaic. Coherent patterns and images emerge from built up small regular or irregular pieces of paper held in place by glue.

focus: collage

outcome: surprise, ownership

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EXPLORATION INTO THE FIBER ARTS

Explore all kinds of HANDS ON fiber art projects such as: Felting, Tie-Dye, Sewing, and Cord Knitting.

focus: mixing

outcome: diversity, structure

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LET YOUR IMAGINATION FLOW

Participants will explore a variety of watercolor techniques for children including salty watercolors, watercolor resist methods, and printing.

focus: gradient

outcome: surprise

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EVERYBODY LOVES TO PAINT & DRAW

PAINTING 101 activities for kids range from the simplest painting with a brush, roller, or hands to more elaborate spin art, marble painting, and experimenting with mixed media. 

 

DRAWING BASICS activities include cartooning, still life, and figure drawing.

focus: composition

outcome: joy

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ORIGAMI

THE ART OF THE FOLD

The goal is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. Modern origami practitioners generally discourage the use of cuts, glue, or markings on the paper.

focus: process

outcome: patience

STORYTELLING THROUGH STENCILS

Inspired by street art and BANKSY, our young artists will use stencils, paint, and marker to create various types of story lines. Children will work to create a variety of individual and group projects such as sketch books, murals, and comics.

focus: storytelling

outcome: collaboration

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HORIZON LINE | VANISHING POINT

The art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.

focus: dimension

outcome: vision

VISUAL COMMUNICATION

 

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography, iconography and illustration. 

focus: branding

outcome: communication

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EXPRESS YOUR SELF-PORTRAIT

A self-portrait is a painting, photograph,  sculpture, or other artistic representation of a ourselves, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood within.

focus: abstraction

outcome: freedom

STILL LIFE DRAWING CLASS

A still life is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which are either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, shells, etc.) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, etc.).

focus: scale

outcome: composition

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FEAST FEST

COOKING WITH COLOR

In this activity, children are given a wide variety of black and white images of international cuisine. Children first set the table by using collage techniques.  Then, children "add the flavor" using paint.

focus: collage

outcome: creativity

NEW ACTIVITIES

UNDER DEVELOPMENT

CLAY EXPERIENCE

COLLAGE

PRINTMAKING

BOOKMAKER

ANIMATION

MIXED MEDIA

CARTOONING

ABSTRACT MODERN

FASHION DESIGN

SKETCH BOOK PROJECT