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The Art of Landscape Painting

$250

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Current session started Feb 6, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Have you ever wondered how artists are able to capture the world around them? Delve into the time-honored tradition of landscape art! Build the skills and confidence to make art at home, on the go, or wherever inspiration strikes. In this six-week class we will  paint and draw landscapes based on our observation, memory, and imagination. Students will explore a range of techniques and materials, while learning about  impressionistic, pop art, and contemporary art styles. Live instruction on Zoom will include demos, discussion, and feedback from the teacher and students for an engaging learning experience

Materials:

Each student will receive a complementary set of acrylic paint and brushes by mail from PAFA(~$20 value).

Families must provide students with: 

Mixed media paper or sketchbook

Pencils and eraser 

Inking pen or marker

Coloring materials of choice (markers, colored pencils, etc) 

Watercolors 

Art Explorer Virtual Academy. March 2021

$100

with Lindsey Murphy

Calendar Current session started Mar 2, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks
3 additional sessions through Mar 4, 2021

This five-week afterschool program provides quality time and relief after an intense school day, where children often do not get a chance to chat and play or engage in hand-made activities. Kids will explore PAFA’s extensive art collection and engage in exciting art-making projects. Each week will be dedicated to different artistic styles and endeavors, such as print-making, Pop Art effects, art of ancient worlds, symmetry & patterns, color impact and many more. 

If, one day, you cannot make it to your session, you may join another session in the same age group, with teacher permission.

Family Art Academy-Virtual

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Mar 14, 2021 at 10:30 am
2 additional sessions through May 2, 2021

Whatever shape your family takes, join us and other families to learn about, create, and celebrate art! Friends and family members from all over the United States and even the world can spend time together in our Virtual Family Art Academy. Join our PAFA art educators live on zoom, and make a fun creative projects with materials found mostly at home.

FREE with registration.

Talleres de Invierno-Primavera 2021 en Linea Cualquiera que sea la forma y medida de su familia, acompañenos a crear y celebrar el arte! Sus amigos y familiares en otros paises también pueden participar y reunirse virtualmente con ustedes en La Academia de Arte de la Familia de PAFA. Los invitamos a conocer a nuestros artistas educadores en Zoom, y a divertirse aprendiendo con interesantes proyectos hechos con materiales reciclados en casa.

La registración es gratuita.

The Art of Painting

$250

with Melissa Hendrixon

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ever wonder how artists create their painted masterpieces? In this six week course you will dive into the world of paint to learn the different tips, tricks, and techniques used by world renowned artists and make your own art inspired by nature and imagination. Each week we will explore different time periods and styles of painting and learn new methods of capturing light, defining form, and applying paint to achieve illusionistic and textural effects.

Each student will receive a complementary set of Bristol paper, Acrylics, and brushes by mail from PAFA(~$25 value).

Families must provide students with: 

  • Pencil/eraser
  • colored pencils, markers
  • scrap paper, or any sketchbook they already have
  • Inking pen: Micron or brush pen

Art Explorer Virtual Academy. May 2021

$100

with Lindsey Murphy

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks
2 additional sessions through May 6, 2021

This five-week afterschool program provides quality time and relief after an intense school day, where children often do not get a chance to chat and play or engage in hand-made activities. Kids will explore PAFA’s extensive art collection and engage in exciting art-making projects. Each week will be dedicated to different artistic endeavors.

If, one day, you cannot make it to your session, you may join another session in the same age group, with teacher permission.

Drawing I (Ages 12-14, Week 1)

$300
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 21, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Enhance your drawing technique by focusing on light, contour, texture and figure drawing as you learn to draw like a master.

Introduction to Drawing (Ages 9-11, Week 1)

$300
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 21, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Develop your drawing abilities working from observation and imagination, as you become familiar with charcoal, pencils, and other media.

World Traveler (Ages 6-8, Week 1)

$300
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 21, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Travel the globe to explore music, art, and games from different cultures. Share stories about your own travels and learn more about this cool world we live in!





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