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


Drawing on Empathy [CF1]

Thu, Sep 29, Oct 6, and 13, 4:15–6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward

Ages 9–12 | Use drawing skills to capture human form and gesture. Through gallery walks and drawing exercises, make connections between understanding others and practicing visual art techniques.

$60 (VMFA members $54)


Mixed-Media Painting [CF2]

Thu, Nov 3, 10, and 17, 4:15–6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward

Ages 9–12 | Use a variety of surprising media to make prints. Experiment with using existing objects and textures such as lace, fabric, and tools to make landscapes and more.

$60 (VMFA members $54)


Paints & Patterns [CF3]

Thu, Dec 1, 8, and 15, 4:15–6 pm (3 sessions) | Art Education Center
Merenda Woodward

Ages 9–12 | Through gallery tours and experimental paint techniques, learn about how artists inspire each other. Create a painting inspired by specific techniques using acrylics and texture.

$60 (VMFA members $54)