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Department of Art


Community Art Center

Classes for Children and Teens - Spring 2014

All Children & Teen Classes are located at the

Center for the Arts at Towson University

Register for Spring 2014

 

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YOUNG ARTIST WORKHOP

(AGES 5-7)

6 Saturdays
April 5 - May 17 (No Class April 19)

10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $165.00 (Supplies included)

Child with self-portrait

Young artists explore a variety of media, including: collage, paint, clay, pastel and found objects. Using the building blocks of art - color, line, texture and shape - students learn to see and express their world in new ways. Exposure to global art, landscapes, animal life and diverse peoples inspires creative expression. Children enjoy learning and applying new artistic skills. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

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HANDBUILDING WITH CLAY

(AGES 7-11)

 

5 Saturdays
April 5 - May 10 (No Class April 19)
10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuition: $145.00 (Supplies and Firing included)

 

 

Children love engaging in the tactile activity of handbuilding with clay. Students learn a variety of techniques for building functional and sculptural works of art, including slab, coil and pinch pot methods. Each week students use their imagination and creativity to bring new themes from different artistic traditions to life in clay. Projects consider age and skill level and allow returning students to continue building skills, knowledge and technique. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

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EXPLORING 2D & 3D MEDIA

(AGES 7-11)

Children experience painting, printmaking,collage and sculpture in a wide range of 2- and 3-dimensional applications. Each week students use their imagination and creativity to bring new themes from artistic traditions to life. This class focuses on developing new artistic skills using different media. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

   

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ADVENTURES IN DRAWING

(AGES 7-11)

6 Saturdays
April 5 - May 17 (No Class April 19)

10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuition: $165.00 (Supplies included)

Pastel drawing of gourds

 

This course is for children who love to draw and want to develop their skills. It explores the principles of drawing from observation and imagination as the foundation of all other art forms. Students learn value, gesture, contour lines and composition using a range of materials. Study of artists and their artwork inspires creative expression. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

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CARTOONING AND COMICS WORKSHOP

(AGES 10-14)

6 Saturdays
April 5 - May 17 (No Class April 19)

10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuition: $165.00 (Supplies included)

Create an original cartoon(s) using visual storytelling through script writing, character development and background design. A sequential storyboarding process leads students from initial sketches to final printing of completed comic narratives. Participants use digital and hand-drawn illustrative techniques to sketch, ink, color, write and print their finished comics. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

   
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SATURDAY STUDIO: DRAWING & PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

(AGES 12-16)

 

6 Saturdays
April 5 - May 17 (No Class April 19)

10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $165.00 (Supplies included)

The Drawing and Portfolio Preparation class is for older students to refine their drawing skills and create a finished body of work. The focus is on drawing from direct observation. Portfolio preparation meets the standards required by area art schools for admission to their programs. Students may repeat the class to expand their skills and strengthen their portfolios.

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POTTERS WHEEL & HAND BUILDING

(AGES 12 - ADULT)

 

Create ceramic art using the potter’s wheel or through handbuilding. Students learn wedging, centering and throwing on the potter’s wheel or coiling, pinching and slab construction with hand-built clay. This course also teaches glazing techniques to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects and vessels. Best for beginners and intermediate students, includes firing fee. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

   
   
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ANIMATION WORKSHOP

(AGES 10 - 14)

6 Saturdays
April 5 - May 17 (No Class April 19)
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuition: $175.00 (Supplies included)

Students Bring: digital camera (optional) & thumb drive (to save work)

 

Students explore the basic principles of 2D animation to develop an understanding of how to represent movement. This course focuses on familiarizing participants with both classic handdrawn and photographic techniques to develop narrative compositions for a finished product by the end of the session. Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

   
     
   
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Community Art Center
Center for the Arts, Room #3103Y (map)

Phone: 410-704-2351
Fax: 410-704-2810
E-mail: cac@towson.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 


 

 

 

 

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Spring 2014 classes for children, teens and adults begin Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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