This summer sign your 5+ year old child into some art classes, this is great for any student, artistic or not. Throughout the summer Chell Design in Kennewick Washington will be holding art classes for children. These classes are held to teach children not only how to create art but also to teach them the history and technique behind piece of art. Children who attend will participate in lessons centered on a “reason;” reasons may include a reading assignment, a holiday theme, mimicking apiece of art or even following step by step instructions. Classes will also incorporate art history and a chance for your child to creatively explore a theme. Classes are open to 5-10 year old child(ren) on Wednesday’s from 10:00-11:30 or 11 and up children on Wednesday’s from 12:00-1:30. Check out the following schedule of classes.
July 20, 2011: Draw and Paint Flora and Fauna
Students will learn about the art of observation through a discussion of drawing what you see and seeing the details that make up the plant or animal being observed. Students will pick from several animal choices and draw their animal in their habitat using watercolor pencil and paint. The cost of the class is $20 per person, there is a 3 student minimum and a 12 student maximum.
July 27, 2011: Mini Canvas Art
Students will learn about several different art styles such as abstract, impressionistic, realism and other styles. Students in attendance will pick their own subject and use acrylic paints to create their piece of art. The cost of the class is $20 per person, there is a 3 student minimum and a 12 student maximum.
August 3, 2011: Mixed Media Collage – Tissue Collage
Students will enjoy cutting and pasting tissue paper, or maybe other things, to creat their own collage and let the creative process take over. The cost of the class is $20 per person, there is a 3 student minimum and a 12 student maximum.
August 10, 2011: Mixed Media – Using Texture Gel Mediums
Gel Mediums are not something children know much about, during this class they will be able to explore all the fun and art to have with things like pumice gel, string gel, and glass bead gel and get the chance to create their own layered collage. The cost of the class is $25 per person, there is a 3 student minimum and a 12 student maximum.
Click here for a list of classes offered this summer for adults!
*Classes must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance by email and 24 hours in advance by phone in order to receive a refund, any materials ordered for the class will not be refunded but can be picked up.