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         Instructor Lynda Stoneham will teach a Class on

Exploring & experimenting with pastels to create a painting.

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Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 10 a.m. – 12 noon Ages 10 and up!

Suggested supplies: a set of 24 sticks of soft pastel (no oil pastel)

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2-3 sheets various colors Canson MiTientes paper or favorite paper with good tooth -texture. Products available at area Art Supply stores.

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                 Class size minimum of 3-maximun 10

Cost $20.00 Before 1/15/16     After 1/15/16 $25.00

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Sign Up & Prepay for Winter Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                       802 S. Main St.                      

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

Digital camera art


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Saturday the Art Junction had the first winter workshop, which was “Getting to Know Your Digital Camera.”

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We had a lot of fun learning all of the functions of everyone’s camera, and then we spent some time learning some basic camera techniques.  Maybe you can  join us for one of our winter workshops!

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Get to know your digital camera!


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Come and make friends with your camera.

Learn how to put your digital camera to work for you.

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Bring your digital camera!   10:30 a.m. – 12 noon Ages 10 and up!

Cost $10.00 Before 1/15/16     After 1/15/16 $15.00

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016     Class size is limited to 8.

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Sign Up & Prepay for Winter Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

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    Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                         802 S. Main St.                      

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

 

A visit from the third grade


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Third graders visited the Art Junction this autumn to view the exhibit Southern Exposure –Artists Open Studio visits the Art Junction.

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Students had the opportunity to view the work of artists from the Artists’ Open Studio in Norwalk, Ohio.

Artistsopenstudio2015Students enjoyed seeing a variety of art, mediums and styles of artwork.

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This was a great experience for students to see art in their community and to view art in a new context outside of the art classroom setting.

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The Art Junction’s mission is to bring the community together for creative experiences, and this field trip really began to allow students to see a larger world beyond their classroom.

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The third graders enjoyed their tour of the exhibit and learning about art in their community.

Tuesday Afternoon Art Classes


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Classes will cover art history, visual & motor skills, principals of art & design, creative thinking, basic drawing, painting and 3D art concepts as well as integrate with basic educational concepts of math, science, language and history.

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Come explore ART and have some fun!
Cost: $20.00 a student for 5 sessions Students are responsible for all of their art materials!

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Cost $25 a student for 5 sessions Instructor supplies all materials!

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Dates: Beginning Tuesday, January 19 – February 16, 2016

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 4:05-4:45 p.m. 1st– 5th grade students

4:45-5:30 p.m. 6th grade – Adults

*If bad weather cancels Willard City Schools –Art Classes will be canceled and a make-up date will be added.

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

Cookie decorating


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Our last visit to the Willard Hope Center for 2015 was filled with cookie decorating.

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With six dozen cookies to decorate students were busy icing many cookies.

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Everyone enjoyed the frantic process of decorating.

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Adding sprinkles and other colored sugars was a delight to all.

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The busy hum of cookie decorating.

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Making and eating their creations!

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Some examples of cookies before they were eaten!

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Candy cane day


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Family Art Day was held on December 5, 2015.  We had a large attendance this year.

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Everyone enjoyed creating a candy cane from sculpey clay.

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It was a fun day for families to come and build a memory together for the Christmas season.

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Everyone enjoyed the simple building process and working with their hands.

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The Art Junction enjoys sponsoring events that bring families together with art to create a stronger community.

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There was a wonderful, wide variety of colors used to create the canes this year.

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We had a great time at this year’s Family Art Day.  A big thanks to New Haven United Methodist Church for helping with this event and serving a lunch along with crafts and hosting a community Christmas tree in the square this year.

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Thanks also to the Artists’ Open Studio for exhibiting their work during Family Art Day.

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Maybe you can join us for our Spring Family Art Day coming in March 2016.

Art games


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On a recent trip to the Willard Hope Center we played an old drawing game with the students.

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Like the old win lose or draw game show on TV, everyone took turns guessing what was being drawn.

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After getting over the “I can’t draw syndrome”, everyone had fun guessing each others drawings.

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Finally everyone wanted to draw and be a part of the game, and the drawing phobia disappeared as fun took over!

Family Art Day


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On Saturday, December 5, 2015 drop by the Art Junction between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and create your own candy cane Christmas tree ornament out of sculpey clay. In one Saturday morning using a few hand-building skills families can create their own Christmas tree ornament together to celebrate the season. Cost is $5.00 per family (this helps to cover the cost of the materials) *and a canned food donation to the Willard Food Bank!

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PLUS join us as we create an ornament & decorate the New Haven Christmas tree and welcome Christmas! Enjoy a free snack lunch next door at the New Haven United Methodist Church at Family Art Day.

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View the artwork from Artists’ Open Studio in the main gallery of The Art Junction. Work will be on sale and makes great Christmas presents!

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

Leaves


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For our final Wednesday Afternoon Art class students explored printmaking.

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Students learned to create mono prints using rubber molds of leaves.

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Everyone used various colors of tempera paint on the molds.

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The students enjoyed learning the process and creating layers of leaves.

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The creative process engaged all of the participants in the class.

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When our classes resume in 2016 we will be moving to Tuesday Afternoon Art classes.  Hopefully you can join in the fun!