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


[CF4] Drawing Manga

Thu, Jan 14, 21, & 28, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Anh Do
Ages 9 – 12 | Through art tutorials and drawing practices, learn specific Manga techniques that define this popular Japanese comic art.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[CF5] Sculpture

Thu, Feb 11, 18, & 25, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Cheryl Dillard
Ages 9 – 12 | Explore 3-D masterpieces in the museum for inspiration, and then try your hand using different artist materials as well as repurposed items to create your own sculptural work of art.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[CF6] Acrylic Painting

Thu, Mar 10, 17, & 24, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Kendra Wadsworth
Ages 9 – 12 | Experiment with traditional and non-traditional acrylic painting applications and mediums. Students will complete finished works on canvas.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[CF7] Mosaics

Thu, Apr 7, 14, & 21, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward
Ages 9 – 12 | Learn how to revamp old flowerpots and other surfaces with your own elaborate mosaic tile designs.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[CF8] Drawing

Thu, May 5, 12, & 19, 4:15 – 6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward
Ages 9 – 12 | Fine-tune your skills while drawing from observation and experimenting with a variety of drawing tools and mediums.
$60 (VMFA members $54)