Artistic Expressions is for children who are ready to delve deeper into artistic techniques with inspirational art projects.
Lessons will include:
- fine art drawings of animals concentrating on line and shading with the use of pencils and pastels
- Paintings of still life set-ups using water colors
- instruction on composition and techniques
- Figure and self portrait drawing focusing on facial features, mood and emotion through cartooning
As well as promoting artistic development, these classes enhance the development of perceptual skills, creative problem solving, critical thinking and visual language skills. Drawing techniques, art history, design elements, and artistic styles will be discussed throughout class.
Children will gain increased mastery over the tools and techniques of the visual arts and foster cognitive abilities. It teaches a student how to “see” in a new way!