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Lettering


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Students at the Willard Hope Center were exploring adding lettering to their images recently.

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Students used stencils to transfer the letters to their canvases.

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Focus and concentration were a large part of our painting session at the Hope Center.

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The students’ work is slowly taking shape as they add more layers to their images based on the idea of love.

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Completion


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Wednesday afternoon students worked hard to complete their monoprints.

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Everyone added details with lines, shapes and various mediums to complete their images.

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Students incorporated colored pencil, acrylic paint, and marker to create wonderful mixed media monoprints.

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Here are examples of the students’ work as they used pop art imagery for their ideas.

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Maybe you can join us for our fall sessions of Wednesday afternoon art classes.

Haring Stencils


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Wednesday afternoon art students have been exploring the art of Keith Haring.

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Students have been creating stencils based on his style of figures.

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Everyone created different figures, movements and actions.

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The next step was to create an image from the stencil.

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We had a lot of fun exploring the images of Keith Haring.

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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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Finishing touches


 

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Students at the Willard Hope Center were busily completing their symbol paintings the month of April.

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Our last three sessions consisted of stencil painting, adding one last layer of color and a final coat of gloss.

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Students placed their stencils on the paintings and taped them down.

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After some brief instruction students set about spray painting the images on their canvases.

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We were blessed with a very windy day that challenged our painting session.

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Everyone was excited about their results from the painting session.

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The second session in April students added more color to their images after the outdoor spray painting session.

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Everyone had their own thoughts on how to complete their images.

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The final session was to add gloss to their paintings.

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Everyone worked hard to complete these wonderful symbol paintings.

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Here are examples of the students’ paintings that were sold at the auction in May.

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Circular design


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Wednesday afternoon art students recently explored the circle as they created circles with stencils.

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Students used a variety of stencils and circular objects to create their composition.

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Students picked their favorite colors to trace and fill in the shapes.

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This step required much concentration as students worked hard to fill in their circles with various colors.

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The next step was to add a wash of color over their circle design.

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Here are a few examples of their work.

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The final step after their image dried was to outline their circles with marker.

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This was an enjoyable yet challenging project for the students as they learned new concepts and developed their skills.

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A lucky project


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Students in the Wednesday afternoon art class recently explored the shamrock shape as a design project.

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After cutting out their shamrock template, students traced the shape in a repeated pattern.

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This required much focus and concentration from the students.

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Students outlined their shapes with crayon.

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The next step was to add texture to their shapes with a repeated pattern.

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Everyone explored different types of textures on their shamrock shapes.

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The next step was to add a wash of green watercolor paint over their design.

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Finally students added a second wash of black watercolor paint to their images.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of working with mixed media on this project.

 

 

Art Camp -day 2


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On day 2 of Art Camp students reviewed their outdoors paintings and used masking tape to cover elements they wanted to save before adding more paint to the images.

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This process was a new experience for the campers.

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Campers explored adding thin layers of solid color to allow the previous layers to peek through.

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After adding some some solid color to their paintings, students returned to the studio to create stencil shapes to add to the images and also allow for some drying time.

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Stencils made by the campers.

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Everyone enjoyed using the spray paint to bring their stencil ideas to life.

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Campers really had a wonderful opportunity to explore the creative process through this painting project.

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The completed images by this year’s Art Campers.

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Expressive painting class -week 3


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The third week of our painting class was very fun to watch and experience as the participants immersed themselves in the creative process.

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Many different techniques were tried, explored and developed this week.

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It was great to experience all of the creative energy as the participants went into action working on their paintings.

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Painting at the Hope Center -Week 3


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Students continued to add layers of color to their images of hope.

 

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Learning to use masking tape to create various sizes and widths of lines was a new idea for the students.

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Choosing the right colors to add a new layer is a fun but challenging task.

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The results of the new layer were very exciting to the kids.

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The next step was to add another layer of lettering using stencils and spray paint.

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Everyone was excited to learn this process.

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Multiple layers of lettering and color were added to the images.

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With immediate results the kids were thrilled with this process.

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Finally one more layer of color was strategically added to the images.

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This was a great end to a very fun session of painting for the kids at the Willard Hope Center.

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