Welcome 2020! Our first week back into the new decade was all about building snow globes. Adults and kids ages 4.5 -11 are invited to join in the fun in our upcoming Feb.8 VALENTINES DAY Snow Globe SATURDAY WORKSHOP! (click for more info & to register.)
What fun to build our own with :
Found objects A glue gun Glitter, water (boiled/ cooled), Glycerin
= Smiles all around!
Wishing you all a very Happy & Creative New Year!
Check out what’s new for CCA in 2020:
$45 TRIAL CLASSES always available for new students. SREAD THE WORD!
What’s NEW for Art Adventures in 2020:
Take a $45 TRIAL class in DECEMBER + JANUARY to get ready for…
Like the class? We’ll prorate the remainder of the fall/winter semester which runs
through the 3rd week of Jan.
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.
From all of us at CCA, wishing everyone a joyous Thanksgiving!
Out Thanksgiving Dinner Mural!
Arcimboldo inspired 2D Food Art Faces
Arcimboldo + Phillip Haas inspired 3D Food Art Portraits
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!
SEE MORE ACRYLIC POUR PHOTOS HERE
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!
SKETCHBOOK COVER DESIGNS-
We record our progress with lines, shapes and pictures throughout the semester in our sketchbooks. Today we decorated them by “shopping” for colors we liked and patterns/ textures that pleased us. We made choices about what went first, then overlapped: “Larger first/smaller last.”
Cutting made simple:
Step 1: Act like you’re shaking someone’s hand.
Step 2: Thumb in small hole (top.)Fingers in large hole (bottom.)
Step 3: Alligator eats AWAY from you!
Step 4: “Open shut them” – a song we sing. (Or The alligator is REALLY hungry.)Press forward.
Adult: hold the (thin) piece of paper -one hand on each side.
(Watch your fingers!)
Pull apart a bit to make it taught. This helps them be more successful!
Gluing made simple:
(with a brush or a gluestick):
1: take your paper you want to attach.
2: Turn it over.
3: Go around the edges.
4: “Cris-Cross” in the center.
5: Turn it over and attach.
Don’t worry that they turn their scissors “upside-down.” They haven’t stretched their “rotation” muscles yet.
We’re working on it!