discovery

Expressive painting -week 5


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Fifth week of our expressive painting class had lots of energy!

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Everyone was busy with their creative ideas and explorations.

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The creative process engages the whole person in a pursuit of discovery.

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Jackson Pollock expressed that “painting is self-discovery and every good artist paints what he is.”  The participants in our class are truly exploring who they are in their paintings.  That’s a lot of fun to watch and experience.

Homeschool Art Classes


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Winter Home school art classes were a lot of fun for everyone involved.  Students were exposed to various types of art mediums, ideas and projects over the six winter sessions.

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We had two classes: one for kindergarten through fifth grades and another from sixth grade through high school.

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Students enjoyed exploring various mixed media projects that used many new art ideas and techniques.

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Developing motor skills and visual perception is an important factor in elementary art as students master using scissors and glue.

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Concentration and eye and hand coordination are also vital in the developmental process for many art projects.

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Older students explored collage and design as they pushed their creative ideas into new directions.

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New materials and mediums and new possibilities push students into new opportunities with the creative process.

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A big part of our classes is to introduce many new creative possibilities to students to explore and discover on their creative journeys.

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Creativity is God’s gift to us.  Using our creativity is our gift back to God. -Julia Cameron

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Students had a wonderful time together learning, exploring and laughing as they discovered many exciting new ways to be creative this past winter.

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Spring Home-school Art classes begin April 10, 2013.     

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.

 Cost: $10.00 a student for 6 sessions Students are responsible for all their art materials!

 Or

 Cost $25 a student for 6 sessions; instructor supplies all materials!

Date: Beginning Wednesday, April 10 – May 15, 2013

3:45-4:25 pm 1st-5th grade students

4:30-5:10 pm 6th -12th grade students