Chieftains: 10 yrs-14 yrs
7 Week Sessions $120.00
Session 1: September 9-October 28th – No Class Thanksgiving Monday Oct.14/2019
Figure Drawing and Portraiture: In this class students will learn how to block-in figure forms and portraiture features using simple shapes. We will also learn how to work with more complex value scales of tones to create the illusion of depth to create figure drawings and portraits in strong representational style.
Session 2: November 4-December 16th
Drawing Cartoons – Manga, Fantasy Characters, Animals, and Backgrounds: In this class we learn the core fundamentals and advanced stylization along with proportional knowledge needed to draw and sketch Manga style characters and more! We will also touch on how to incorporate interesting backgrounds to create balanced Manga character compositions and other fantasy character drawings.
Session 3: January 6-February 24 – No Class Family Day Feb. 17/2020
Learning from the Masters: We look to the Masters like Leonardo Da Vinci, Salvador Dali, Georgia O’Keefe and many others for inspiration this session. We will learn from them about various concepts of proportion, composition, as well as in depth sketching and painting techniques.
Session 4: March 2-April 27 – No Class March Break Mar. 16 or Easter Apr. 13
Painting Nature & Landscapes: Using the natural environment as our muse we will capture natural forms along with identifying landscapes in two-dimensional planes with various media. Students will learn how to create landscape drawings and paintings from start to finish and refine visual practice to create interesting and comprehensive nature-based works of art.
Session 5: May 4- June 22 – No Class Victoria Day May 18/2020
Sculpture, Installation and 3D Art: Students will learn how to design, experiment, and create original 3D Artwork using recycled materials, found objects and man-made media. Students will work towards creating micro installation sculptures and learn how to create original works out of clay.