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

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!

SIGN UP NOW for Next Week classes

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!

Happy Belated Bday to one of our favorite artists: Gustav Klimt!

July 14th wasn’t just Bastille Day (Bonne Fête, France!) but it would have also been Klimt’s 157th birthday! Bon Anniversaire to one of our favorites!

Here are some Art Adventures projects inspired by his art!

(Spring & Summer Camp 2019. Ages 7-10)

SPRING HAS SPRUNG FOR ART IN THE PARK

What a beautiful week to make art in the park…Central Park! We made like an Impressionist and went en plein air for our 6-9’s Art Adventures.

Our challenge: to paint a landscape outside using a combination of 3 materials- pencil, craypas AND watercolor.

We practiced some tree drawing techniques: the Y technique- drawing branches in the shape of Y’s!

We learned different techniques in watercolor & wax resist with craypas

 

and background, mid-ground and foreground to capture a more realistic landscape

It’s the “GOLD TALK” of the town! “Klimt Yourself” Saturday 4/13 Parent-Child Workshop

HURRY HURRY HURRY 1 WEEK LEFT BEFORE OUR GOLD LEAF FLIES AWAY!

JOIN US AS WE CREATE GUSTAV KLIMT INSPIRED GOLD LEAF STAINED GLASS PORTRAITS

LIMITED SPACE. MAKE ART TOGETHER WITH YOUR BUDDING ARTIST. REGISTER NOW

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Exploring New Mediums: Image Acrylic Transfer Painting

These past two weeks took us on an Art Adventure exploring new mediums! We were introduced to acrylic gel medium to transfer printed images from a newspaper and onto our acrylic paintings. We also got a sneak peek/ mini- intro to gold leaf and the process of gilding!

Our Adventurers exhibited so much patience in the paper removal process!

Tres bien! Our results are worthy of a gallery display. Visit our GALLERY here!

Claire’s Creative Adventures: “It’s so much more than an Art Class!”

Welcome to Fall 2018!  On our agenda these 1st 2 weeks were creative challenges & an artistically-inclined science experiment: Liquid Oceans, Summer Reflection Assemblage boxes  as well as Impasto Painting!  We explored All NEW Art tools, NEW Media & NEW techniques with Modern, Contemporary & Multicultural art.

Redefining EDUCATIONAL ART for EVERY AGE & EVERY Level

“It’s so much more than an art class!” -Daphne (Age 8) on her first day.

That’s right; It’s an ART ADVENTURE!

BOOK NOW (with proration) or JOIN US for a $45 Trial Class to see what we do!

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Summer Art Adventures with Giacometti @ The Guggenheim!

We continue to prepare for this Fall and our Summer tours by taking a trip to the Guggenheim this weekend to see the current exhibit on Giacometti. (click for more info on the exhibition)!

While mostly known for his sculptures, Giacometti was also a prominent Painter AND Printmaker. Who knew! He experimented & created multiple prints starting with wood etching with his father, Giovanni Giacometti (well known Swiss Impressionist Painter) when he was still a schoolboy!

A super educational retrospective and must see before it closes on September 12th!

FUN GIACOMETTI FACT: Ever notice how shadows are long and thin? Many of Giacometti’s sculptures are actually from his observation of the shadow!

We highly recommend visiting. Can’t make it with the family? Leave it to us to give your little Art Adventurer a tour!

Don’t miss this fun and exciting exhibition full of art learning opportunities for your little artist! We are pumped to share our sculpture and drawing projects with you.

Take this Museum Trip with Us!

or Join us for our Fall classes where we take many of our project inspiration from our Museum exploration!

Our Giacometti inspired Halloween Face Sculptures during our Fall Programs! (Click image for Fall Art Adventure Programs!)

 

Giacometti’s The Nose 1947-49 (click for more info on Giacometti)