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Art Club - Weekly Project Descriptions

Date: April 24th, 2020

Title: Watercolor Techniques

Description: Watercolor is one of the most approachable and most versatile painting methods. In this class, we will walk you through all the fun ways you can create with this versatile medium. 

Materials: The watercolor palette and sketchbook that come with your art club kit, a crayon or wax based pencil, salt, and anything else you’d like to incorporate into your paintings!

How to set up your workspace: Please bring the above materials, a cup of water for rinsing brushes, and a paper towel or cloth napkin to dab brushes.

You will leave class with: A pile of watercolor experiments and one final painting that incorporates a myriad of watercolor techniques. 


Date: May 1st, 2020

Title: Pointillism 

Description: Pointillism is a painting technique that involves forming an image out of an array of tiny dots. This medium is great for learning how to break down forms and experimenting with color theory. 

Materials: Paper and something to make dots with. We suggest colored markers with soft tips or Q-tips dipped in paint. 

How to set up your workspace: Lay out the above materials, and you will be good to go. 

You will leave class with: A fresh knowledge of pointillism, a bunch of experimental paintings, and one final piece. 

 

Date: May 8th, 2020

Title: Pop Art

Description: Learn how to create graphic, colorful drawings in this fun pop art class. We will be pulling inspiration from artists such as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring. 

Materials: Paper, a black marker, and something to color with (markers are best). 

How to set up your workspace: Bring the above materials and you’re good to go. 

You will leave class with: A fresh knowledge of pop art, a bunch of experimental drawings, and one final piece. 

 

Date: May 15th, 2020

Title: Paper Lanterns

Description: Let’s make some beautiful paper lanterns! With or without a light source, this craft makes a great decoration or gift and carries a rich history. 

Materials: Paper, scissors, glue or tape, and anything you’d like to decorate with. 

How to set up your workspace:  Bring the above materials and you’re good to go.

You will leave class with: A fresh knowledge of the history of paper lanterns and how to make them.

 

Date: May 22nd, 2020

Title: Radial Symmetry

Description: Drawing with radial symmetry yields beautiful results and is also extremely satisfying. We will also explore the historical significance of creating artwork with radial symmetry. 

Materials: A ruler, a compass or selection of round objects to trace, a pencil, an eraser, and something to color with. 

How to set up your workspace: Bring the above materials and you’re good to go.

You will leave class with: A fresh knowledge of the historical significance of radial symmetry and a beautiful drawing. 

 

Date: May 29, 2020

Title: Paper Airplanes

Description: Join us as we reach new paper craft heights with this fun project. We will be making three different types of aircraft in this adventurous class. 

Materials: Paper, a ruler, scissors, and something to decorate with if you choose. 

How to set up your workspace: Bring the above materials and you’re good to go.

You will leave class with: Three cool new paper airplanes.