What To Do With ALL Of That Candy? Candy Mosaic Collages!

Window Mosaic Pumpkin Candy Collage

 

Holiday Pumpkins provide a unique opportunity for our introduction to the art of Mosaics… as well as the idea of recycling candy!

Students this week will follow Contour Lines to create shapes, explore line families and “See-Through” or Negative Shapes. They also practiced Unity and Variety,  the cornerstone to making elevated art, as well as practice patterns in this Fall Window Mosaic.   Wait until the light shines through!

Cartooning Class with Mackenzie Younger

Visiting artist Mackenzie Younger demonstrates the basic elements of cartooning with Art Adventures Studio students!  After learning silhouettes, characters, friends and foes, backgrounds and thought bubbles, students tried their hand at their own cartoons…

“Mr. Mack” has published his own children’s book as well as shows his work in NYC.

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Happy Mother’s Day! Chihuly-Inspired Macchia (spotted) Bowl For MOM

Art Adventurers had a ball making these organic and colorful forms based on Glass Artist Dale Chihuly’s works!

To see more of Chihuly’s amazing pieces…visit:  www.chihuly.com

 

Parent-Child Workshop: Clay Animal Sculptures

Wish you could sculpt your favorite animal?  Does your child love playing with clay?
Learn easy techniques to take what’s in your imagination and make it 3D!

Children and adults will leave with their own sculptures and fun memories of making art together!  Register by Friday, April 18th.

Ages 6 and up.  $75pp.  Limited to 6.
Class is held at All Souls Church from 4pm-5:30pm.  1157 Lexington Avenue btw. 79th and 80th Streets.

Plaster mixing and pouring into forms with our students for a Rachael Whiteread-esque sculpture of negative space!

Through understanding negative space, students begin to “see” the inside spaces… whether it is sculptural, or between the lines for better drawing skills.

Art! Acting! New Fall Classes Your Child Will Love!

Fall registration is underway…So Pick a CLASS & TIME for your child or school group and Register by September 5th!  Located at All Souls Church (Lex. and 80th) Art Adventures leads small groups, 4-10 kids at a time, in what we firmly believe is the “Best Art Program in the City.”

Art is from 2-12’s/ Acting for up to 16 years.

Take a Peek!

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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing @ the Met with Art Adventures

We were lucky enough to watch this incredibly detailed process on and Art Adventures summer camp tour, by happy accident.  I’ve attached a link to the process if you are not familiar with his work, his instructions or his new Wall Drawing #370 at the Met!

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2014/sol-lewitt?vid=d3effc67-5076-4d64-8125-7490cdbb704f

Sol LeWitt wall drawing #340

 

 

 

 

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Cindy Sherman-Inspired Project

What fun we had!  This day was no easy feat.  First, character studies… then Camera, Lights, Costumes, Facepainting Designs, Props, Attitude- ACTION!  http://jessewinter.com/ and http://faceartbymelissa.com/ Helped to make this day possible.  Thank you for a great collaboration and results!

For the complete Cindy Sherman Photoshoot, visit:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/clairescreativeadventures/sets/72157625809460174/ and ENJOY!

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