Foundations in Art

Children drawing in a galleryAges 9 – 12
Thursdays (three sessions), 4:15 – 6 pm

Imagine, create, and grow as an emerging young artist while making original artworks inspired by gallery observations and innovative materials. Through technical guidance and encouragement from VMFA educator Merenda Woodward, students build their confidence, talents, and love of art!

 

 

Class Schedule


Creative Construction [CF1]

Thursdays, Oct 1, 8, and 15, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward
Ages 9 – 12 | Construct a large-scale papier-mâché creature that can be used as a puppet or worn as a mask. Also learn about the history of puppetry and mask making. 
$60 (VMFA members $54)


Drawing Faces & Features [CF2]

Thursdays, Nov 5, 12, and 19, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward
Ages 9 – 12 | Learn a variety of different styles and techniques for drawing people—from classical portraits to crazy caricatures.  
$60 (VMFA members $54)


Wild About Watercolor [CF3]

Thursdays, Dec 3, 10, and 17, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward
Ages 9 – 12 | Experiment with watercolor painting techniques, such as dry brush, lifting out, and wet-on-wet, to create landscapes and abstract compositions. 
$60 (VMFA members $54)