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Foundations of Art for Young Artists
Tools of the Trade: Elements and Principles
Ages 12 – 17 Limited enrollment of 8 students
Location: Clint Loomis Fine Art Studio, 221 W. Main (next to the Judith Theater)

Series #2 

Time: Thursday, 4:00 – 5:30
Cost: $45 
Materials will be provided.
Sign up by Janurary 8 and receive a $5 discount

Class Dates: January 10, 17, 24

Series #2, Lesson #1 – Color Color Everywhere
January10
Concepts: Explore a rainbow of colors using colored pencils
Ideas explored:
Blending colors using colored pencils
Drawing in the round – 3-Dimensional drawing
Creating space – scale (large to small), placement, overlap

Series #2, Lesson #2 – What Are Primary Colors Good For?
January 17
Concepts: Mixing secondary colors with watercolors
Ideas explored:
How to mix colors and avoid making 'mud'

Series #2, Lesson #3 – Scratch Art 
January 24
Concept: Making the most of the page
Ideas explored:
Transfer a drawing to black scratch art paper.
Using a wooden stylus scratch away the surface to reveal beautiful colors.

Open Studio: a time for artists to practice and share ideas centered on a specific theme.

Theme - Sharpen Your Perspective
January 20th 

"Sharpen Your Perspective" is designed to get you in ‘shape’ for drawing outside, working with objects that might require some understanding of the rules of perspective and how to make objects recede into the distance.

Cost: $10 or $15 includes materials 

Materials:

  • Ruler
  • Hard and soft lead pencils
  • Kneaded and pink eraser, smooth drawing paper though copier paper will do, a smooth drawing surface.
    I will provide materials for those of you who don’t have your own.

Open Studio: a time for artists to practice and share ideas centered on a specific theme

Theme: Valentine
February 3
Build a Valentine card for "you know who" and put your love on a pedestal.  Art elements: line and pattern and color. Principles of Art: movement, harmony Explore the fun of drawing with a continuous line and add a bit of zentangle into your life. 
Cost: $10 or $15 includes materials 

Materials:

  • Drawing board
  • 2h & colored pencils
  • pink and kneaded eraser
  • Sharpie fine tip pen
  • Smooth Drawing paper

Open Studio: a time for artists to practice and share ideas centered on a specific theme.
Theme: The Eyes Have It
February 17
 Draw the human eye and then your own! Yikes! Art Elements: value, line. Principle of Design: emphasis, proportion

Cost: $10 or $15 includes materials 

Materials:

  • Smooth paper
  • 2h, 6b pencil, charcoal
  • Pink and kneaded eraser

 

Open Studio: a time for artists to practice and share ideas centered on a specific theme.

Theme: I Think That’s a ‘Complement’
Date: March 3
Compose a design that explores the relationship of complementary colors. Art Elements: color. Principles of Design: variety, rhythm, balance, gradation
Cost: $10 or $15 includes materials 
 Materials:

  • 2h pencil, erasers
  • Compass
  • Watercolor paper
  • Smooth board
  • Tape,
  • Watercolors or acrylics
  • Brushes
  • Rubber cement

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