During this series of classes for kids ages 8-14, we will address the advantages of learning to draw from life using four major drawing techniques: Gesture Drawing, Contour Drawing, Texture & Pattern Development, and Modeling with Value. In this series of classes, the kids will increase their skills in drawing what they see around them, using shapes, shading and perspective and even some abstract elements. They will work with a variety of materials and surfaces. It will be an informative hands-on class improving their skill levels with every session.
Instructor: Kate Keely
Dates: Saturdays, March 28 - April 11, 1:00 -2:30 PM
Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel Painting with Kate Keely
Using the medium and subject of your choice, the instruction in this class will focus on painting techniques and fundamentals that work regardless of medium. Students may work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or pen & ink. Kate will offer occasional demos & lots of personal instruction. Beginners welcome!
With six sizes of oval baskets from which to choose, there is surely something here for everyone!All of the baskets begin on a wooden base, and combine natural and dyed or smoked materials to create striking patterns in the weaving.Shoppers are topped with swing handles, blanket baskets with a center stationary handle or end bushel handles.The shopper sizes are: small, 9”l x 6”w x 6”h; medium-small, 11”l x 8”w x 8”h; medium-large, 14”l x 10”w x 10”h; and large, 16”l x 12”w x 12”h.Blanket basket sizes are: medium, 20”l x 14”w x 14”h; and large, 24”l x 14”w x 14”h. Please indicate which size basket you desire, and the handle style if you will be weaving a blanket basket…no matter when you are registering! All skill levels welcome. Materials fee payable to instructor: small shopper-$32, medium-small shopper-$43, medium-large shopper-$52, largest shopper-$58, medium blanket-$82, large blanket-$98; end handle upgrade for blanket basket-$14.
A ground floor drawing experience regardless of skill level: something for everyone, with a variety of subjects! The class focuses on observational skills and applies them to drawing what you see. Students will work on a variety of surfaces and use a variety of materials. Call for materials list.