process

Helmet


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One of my amazing students is creating a helmet in the style of Boba Fett.

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Ben began with research into various helmets from Star Wars and decided upon a mandalorian helmet.

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Using recycled materials Ben is carefully crafting his helmet.

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Now into the paper mache process the helmet is taking shape.

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It’s exciting to see the process of Ben’s work as it continues to take shape.

Painting love


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Students at the Willard Hope Center are making progress on their painting projects based on the theme of “Love”.

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After taping out areas to be painted, everyone picked colors they wanted to use.

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Everyone was very focused on the painting process.

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Student work in progress.

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Removing the tape and seeing the fruits of their work.

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Examples of the student work in progress:

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Print making


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Wednesday afternoon art students have been exploring printmaking.

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Students were using their Keith Haring-like shapes to create their prints.

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It was a fun yet challenging experience for everyone.

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The mono-prints will be used to create a bigger image from the beginning prints made at this session.

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It will be fun to see what the prints emerge into as the process continues.

Stencil heart art


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Wednesday afternoon art classes explored creating stencils for their art studio time this past week.

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Everyone cut out many sizes of hearts.

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Next they traced and outlined their hearts with crayons.

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The final step was to use paint and paint daubers with their stencils to create their heart design.

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Everyone had a unique take on their design.

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The students were very focused on their work.

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All the students were part of the creative process.

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Everyone enjoyed the stencil art heart project.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work.

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Paint explosion!


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Our last Wednesday Afternoon Art Class was filled with painting.

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Students had the opportunity to paint our outdoor mural in front of the Art Junction.

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Students used various types of materials including spray paint.

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It was a lot of fun to add paint in many different ways to a large surface outdoors!

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The final step was to remove tape that covered a previous layer of paint.

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It was fun to see the students become engrossed in the painting process.

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Here is a detail of their mural.  Maybe you can join us in the fall for Wednesday afternoon art classes.

 

Expressive painting class -week 4


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Week four found the painting group exploring new methods of painting.

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It was very exciting to see the group become engaged in the creative process and push their paintings into exciting new areas.

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This has been a very exciting class to teach.  I’ve enjoyed their imagination and spirit of adventure in painting.