Wednesday Afternoon Art Class

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!

Mural painting


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Wednesday afternoon art students worked on our outdoor mural.

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Everyone enjoyed adding to the ongoing mural in front of the Art Junction.

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It’s fun to see the various changes that take place in our little outdoor mural.

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The students really enjoy having the freedom to express themselves in an outdoor setting that is visible to the public.

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Here is a detail of the students’ work.

 

Mondrian repeated shapes


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Wednesday afternoon art classes have begun exploring repeated shapes.

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Students created a pattern of shapes much like the artist Piet Mondrian.

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Piet Mondrian’s  Composition with yellow, blue and red 1927.

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Everyone is in the process of adding color to their images as they take them in unique directions.  I look forward to see the students’ creative journey.

Wednesday 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.
Cost: $20.00 a student for 8 sessions Students are responsible for all of their art materials!

Or

Cost $30 a student for 8 sessions Instructor supplies all materials!

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Dates: Beginning Wednesday, September 23 – November 18, 2015

No classes November 11, 2015

4:00-4:40 pm 1st– 6th grade students

4:45-5:30 pm 7th – 12th grade students Adults are welcome for this session

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

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

Wednesday AfterNoon Fall 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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Cost: $20.00 a student for 8 sessions Students are responsible for all of their art materials!

Or

Cost $30 a student for 8 sessions Instructor supplies all materials!

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Dates: Beginning Wednesday, September 23 – November 18, 2015

No classes November 11, 2015

4:00-4:40 pm 1st– 6th grade students

4:45-5:30 pm 7th – 12th grade students Adults are welcome for this session

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*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.

 Wednesday afternoonartclassesfall2015

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

Color


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Our final Wednesday Afternoon Art Class for the winter was full of color.

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Students began with their prints made in the previous class.

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Everyone chose colors to create a pattern of color on their prints.

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This required focus and concentration as every student created their own combinations of colors.

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Students enjoyed the process of creating a monoprint full of color with watercolor paint.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work:

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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.

Non-traditional printmaking


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Wednesday afternoon art students explored printmaking recently.

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Students made a series of circle prints using cups and ink.

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Everyone created a different pattern of circles.

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Many repeated the shape and allowed it to overlap other circles.

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After creating many variations of circle prints we left them to dry.

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Next we explored thumb printing with ink.

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Everyone explored various shapes with the thumb.

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Next we added marker to complete our thumb images.

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Here are some examples of our thumb printing.

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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.

Crayon painting


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Wednesday afternoon students explored painting with melted crayon recently.

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Students began with one of their paintings from last session as a background.

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Next we turned the images into figures as each student created a portrait.

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Everyone enjoyed exploring the new medium of melted crayon.

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Everyone explored this new medium as they created a portrait with exciting possibilities.

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It was fun to watch each student’s process of creating.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work.

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