“Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let is Snow”….with Snow globes!

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!

EXCITING NEWS ! CCA is BEST in Education AND Tours for 2019

CCA was NOMINATED in 2019 for

BEST in Education & BEST in Tours

For the 7th consecutive year!

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

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT THESE PAST 19 YEARS IN BUSINESS!

Happy NEW DECADE! What’s NEW for CCA in 2020

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!

SPRING ART ADVENTURES BEGIN FEB.2020

STUDIO ART ADVENTURES NEW CLASSES ADDED

PARENT-CHILD SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

GROWN UPS ONLY ART ADVENTURES

 

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 made quite the splash! Future Grown-up Art Adventures

We had SO MUCH FUN in last Saturday’s Adult-Child Acrylic Pour Workshop!

The process and results were OUT OF THIS WORLD!

SEE MORE in our ALBUM.

 

And Stay Tuned for our future GROWN-UP ART ADVENTURES WORKSHOP with Acrylic Pour Painting!

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!

CUTTING & GLUING MADE SIMPLE in this week’s ART ADVENTURE

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:

Child:
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.

Younger:
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!

THIS WEEK IN CCA: NOT IMPASTA but IMPASTO!

We explored new tools and painting techniques in THIS WEEK’S #ARTADVENTURES .

Our 2- 8 year old adventurers mixed sand with paint and used palette knives to make an

Impasto Painting

A technique used in painting, where paint is laid on an area of the surface in very thick layers.

Palette knives help to achieve this goal, allowing strokes to be visible. We also used scrapers and forks to create different curvy, straight and angle lines from our line & shape families.

Not a part of the art adventure yet? BIENVENUE, NEW STUDENTS! $45 Trial Class to welcome any new adventurer!

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