Beginner Artist 8+

Beginner Artist 8+

Visual Art and Craft for kids 8 – 12 years old.

  Young children spend the first few years of their life exploring this world. They observe, learn, accumulate information. 

At our High Tide school students will create also a multi-directional composition with a variety of materials, paint, images, found objects, and ink painting. Techniques will include collage, monotype printing, drawing, painting, mixing, assemblage, cutting, and pasting, etc.

Our Instructors will help your child develop their creativity, confidence, and social skills in our HIGH TIDE ART SCHOOL setting. We encourage creative learners from any skill level to join our classes.

Who this course is for:

This course is for children who love color, drawing, and craft.  We offer instruction in a range of traditional mediums including painting, drawing, mixed media, and sculpture through classes that are tailored for each age group and their skill set.
Specialty materials fees are included in the tuition price.


Requirements:

Kids who love art and craft from 8 to 12 years old.


Start time:

Summer Introductory course
August 7  – August 28 19, 2020. 4 weeks total.
One week tuition in a small class – $59.00

Fall In-Class course
September 7  – December 19, 2020. 15 weeks total.
One week tuition in a small class – $59.00



The number of students:

5 – 8 students per class.

Two teachers per class.


1:4 ratio

1:4 Teacher to Student ratio, or better. All instructors are police-checked, first-aid trained, triple-reference checked, and highly trained.


Certificate of Course Completion

Upon completion of a course, a Certificate will be issued. A course completion certificate says students attended all the classes required, pass all the tests required, and handed in all the work required.


All Courses will be held at the class in Saint John Uptown.


We have art courses designed for all levels, whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student.

Module 1. Introduction to Drawing & Sketching

This module gives your child a solid foundation for drawing still-life and compositions. Your child will be taught the basics of sketching and drawing, proportions theory, shading and the effective use of light and shadow. She will learn all the artistic skills needed to bring to life various compositions from their own imagination. They will also learn to use a wide variety of media and art techniques:

Pencils, charcoal, and pastels.

Line Drawings
Cutting and Pasting
Primary and Secondary Colors (painting and/or collage)
Free Expression
Watercolor Introduction
Form-based art (Ceramics)
Painted Paper (mixing paint and experimenting with textures)
Drawing/Rendering with Oil pastel, Crayon or Chalk
Creating Art with Shapes

Module 2. Introduction to Painting

This module introduces gouache and acrylics and lets your child explore and experiment with a wide variety of painting mediums and techniques. The fundamentals of color principles are introduced: color theory and perception, color contrasts, techniques of mixing colors, and the best way to utilize color in order to enhance your artwork.

Drawing/Line Drawing Lessons with markers
Watercolor Techniques (resist, salt, lifting, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry)
Tempera Painting (mixing paints/tints and tones)
Paper Cutting and Collage
Form-Based lesson (ceramics)
Art History (Artist, Culture)
Oil Pastel Lesson
halk Pastel Lesson
Portraits (5th)
Ceramic Tile Mural (6th)
Modern Artists
Colored Pencils/charcoal
Portraits
Modern Artist

Module 3. Mixed Media Art

Major Course Projects

  • Create collages using various materials, techniques, and processes (paper,
    mixed paper, tissue paper, etc.)
  • Produce a mixed media design utilizing appropriate techniques and
    processes of a particular media.
  • Explore color theory and color schemes
  •  Explore elements and principles of design
  • Explore good composition with Mixed Media
  • How to use a color wash
  • Creating mixed media canvas using many layering techniques
  • Distressing techniques
  • Alcohol ink techniques
  • Portfolio of artworks—best works
 


BEGINNER ARTIST COURSE SCHEDULE


Fall Semester 2020
2 Classes per week. Each class  30 min. Tuition fee – $49.00 +HST per one week

Space is still available 3-4 spots left

Classes are held twice a week in Saint John Uptown. Each class – two lessons of 30 minutes each.


COURSE REGISTRATION

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