apART 💜together: joining the virtual movement to stay creative AND connected

An official welcome to our first online zoom classes! Our Spring 2020 Art Adventures has taken us to the virtual world this week.

Here, we learn how to use a Zoom class! We played fun interactive games finding our mute button to make group Zoom classes easier to take turns.

 

We also collaborated together in our abstract line game, created a meditation guided landscape drawing using 4 lines and drew our version of the corona virus.

Abstract Line Game

Landscape Drawing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our studio classes took it to the next level also learning how to create a transfer drawing.

 

What a fun + educational filled virtual day sharing art AND our new art spaces!

See more at our ONLINE GALLERY

Stay Healthy, Stay Creative!

Did you ever notice how the Corona Virus looks like a Crunch Berry?

Loads of praise to my co-teacher, Jen & visiting artists Ellen, Natalie and Laura who made these past fearful 3 weeks a HUGE success for kids!

Not only did we pack up our SPRING BREAK into daily ART KITS (& delivered) we had our 1ST ZOOM SPRING ART CLASSES!  WOW it is a new territory, but EVEN THE ADULTS HAD FUN!

Here’s some of our findings:

YES it’s true, this little guy looks like a CRUNCH BERRY.  Let’s treat it the same. Capt’n Cook knew it was Fun for kids (to draw… look at the colors!) and better to digest it than to breathe it

Learning how to draw Spheres, we noticed the “3 Top” protrusions that look like cauliflower.

 

 

 

We’ll assume it’s friends are also far, far away in another galaxy in outer space!

 

 

After “Finding our Mute” button to make group Zoom classes work, Students had fun with these Abstract line games, Landscapes in 4 easy lines + Learning from the Corona Virus.  #powertothechildren

Staying in the City for Spring Break? We’re having a Spring Break Art Adventure Camp!

Having a stay-cation this spring? GREAT NEWS! Spring Break Art Camps are BACK!

Magnet Metallic Sculpture (Ages 7+)

Daily Painting as inspired by a contemporary or modern Artist (Ages 4+)

Bonsai Cherry Blossom Tree Wire Sculptures (Ages 5+)

 

JOIN US during your spring break in March for our art enrichment camp

 

Geometric Glass Mandala Art Terrarium (Ages 5-7)

DETAILS:

WHEN:
Camp Session 1: March 16th- March 20th
Camp Session 2: March 23rd – March 27th
Time: 930am – 1230pm
Where: All Soul’s Church
Ages: 5 – 10

CLICK HERE to Save your spot!!

NEW at Art Adventures: Teen Studio classes, Grown Up Art Adventures & More!

What’s NEW for Art Adventures in 2020:

Take a $45 TRIAL class in DECEMBER + JANUARY to get ready for…

SPRING Art Adventures beginning 1st week of February

Like the class? We’ll prorate the remainder of the fall/winter semester which runs
through the 3rd week of Jan.

Art Adventures Studio

We’ve even added a unique

“Adults Only” Grown-Up Art Adventures

Acrylic Pouring will be our 1st class.

 Click Here for More info on our (BYOB) Adult Classes.

SATURDAYS IN THE STUDIO is only 3 days away! Join us for Acrylic Pour Painting.

We saw the excitement, listened to your artistic interests and now it’s back!

Join us this Saturday, 11/16 415pm-545pm @ All Soul’s Church for our popular Acrylic Pour Painting Adult-Child Workshop.

Learn a new painting technique and go home with TWO canvases each for you and your budding little artist.

THERE’S STILL TIME! Register by tomorrow Thursday, 11/14 to save your spot!

REGISTER HERE!

SEE MORE ACRYLIC POUR PHOTOS HERE

November means Museum Art Adventures!

For our first museum tour this new school year, we traveled to the Guggenheim Museum of Art!

Our Art Adventurers viewed the Guggenheim’s Artistic License & Basquiat exhibitions exploring lines, shapes and symbols, oh my!

 

It was all about abstract modern and contemporary art reviewing

our forms & sculptures with Giacometti;

 

geometric shapes, lines and patterns with Louise Nevelson; negative space, balance & color with Louise Bourgeois;

 

 

and finally, use of symbols, words and emotions with Basquiat.

 

See More of our Art Adventures to the Guggenheim HERE!

Costume, Art and Social Justice…Sunday Reads

With costumes on our minds and art in our souls, we spend time thinking about the benefits these elements have outside of just aesthetics and fun.

For our Sunday reads, we look into the work of Nick Cave for inspiration on artistic costumes with a message of social justice and love for all.

 

Check out this New York Times article for more about

Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and his other art projects

 

Outdoor Art Adventures to take this SUMMER

We can’t get enough of this Summer Sunshine! That just means time for more en plein air art. But where to start?
1. Choose your medium. Pencil? Pastels? Watercolor?
2. Pick your favorite outdoor spot (don’t forget water & sunscreen!).
3. And CREATE SOME ART

En plein air drawing in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art! (Spring 2019- Met Tour)

Want some more drawing or painting pointers? Try to spot one of our teaching artists at the park or beach…OR EVEN BETTER, JOIN US in the Fall!

This September, take part in our Youth Arts Enrichment League after school with various modern, contemporary, multicultural art classes for ages 2-14.
We will give you step by step instruction in what it takes to draw or paint landscape art …

….& SO MUCH MORE!

VISIT our GALLERY to see our past Art Adventures in Action!

Spring 2019 Met Tour- Graphite pencil Tree Value Study (Ages 6-8)

Happy Summer Art-Making!

Au Revoir Spring 2019! à la prochaine fois

Our finale to les Printemps 2019 was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! We took one last art adventure exploring Modern, Contemporary & Fashion Art!

Highlighted exhibits included Epic Abstraction & Camp: Notes on Fashion

Epic Abstraction with Louise Nevelson’s monochromatic installation art exploring overlapping lines and shapes with Ages 2-4

Epic Abstraction with Jackson Pollock’s Drip Paintings exploring abstract expressionism, material use, balance and composition with Ages 6-9

See more of our Met Tour HERE! And see you for our June Art Camp! REGISTER NOW