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Department of Art


Community Art Center

Classes for Children and Teens

Fall Classes begin September 27, 2014

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All Children & Teen Classes are located at the

Center for the Arts at Towson University


 

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YOUNG ARTIST WORKHOP

(AGES 5-7)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)

10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $215 (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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CLAY WORKSHOP

(AGES 7-11)

 

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuition: $225.00 (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)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $215 (Supplies included)

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.

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ADVENTURES IN DRAWING & PAINTING

(AGES 7-11)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $215 (Supplies included)

 

Pastel drawing of gourds

 

This course is for children who love to draw and paint and want to develop their skills. It explores principles of drawing and painting from observation and imagination. Students learn value, gesture, contour lines, color 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)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $215 (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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STUDIO: DRAWING & PORTFOLIO PREPARATION

(AGES 12-16)

 

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)

10:00am - 12:00pm


Tuition: $220 (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)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuition: $225.00 (Supplies and Firing included)

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)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
1:00am - 3:00pm


Tuition: $225 (Supplies included)

Students Bring: thumb drive (to save work)

 

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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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DIGITAL DRAWING & PAINTING

(AGES 11 - 14)

8 Saturdays
Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct 4)
1:00am - 3:00pm


Tuition: $215 (Supplies included)

Students Bring: thumb drive (to save work)

 
In this workshop, students learn how to create digital compositions using the powerful drawing and painting tools the Photoshop suite has to offer. They will work with a variety of source materials including created images, photographs, personal artwork and found "images" to create personal works of art.

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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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Fall 2014 classes for children, teens and adults begin Sat, Sept 27, 2014.

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