Self-Love Visual Art with Marianna Ages
This class will focus on the process of making art and self-expression rather than the product. Projects such as collaging, portraiture, writing, and creating a peace box will focus on social emotional learning, self-care, and positive self-identity development.
Materials: Notebook (to be decorated and become a journal). Magazines/photos etc. for collaging. Pen/Pencil. Regular Paper. Cardstock Paper.
Character Design Drawing with Octavio
Are you a fan of comics, manga, or graphic novels? Do you like to draw cartoon characters? Are you a beginner who wants to develop drawing skills? This class offers a focused study of line art technique with an emphasis on personal themes and styles. Students will explore the fundamentals of drawing for character design using traditional techniques in our study of line, shape, form and value. We’ll apply these elements in the study of anatomy learning about natural and exaggerated proportions of the head and body, exploring facial expressions, emotion, gesture, movement and perspective. Come ready to discuss your favorite fictional character(s) in all media i.e. cartoons, animated features, comics, comic strips, manga and graphic novels! Materials for this class are minimal, a 2B drawing pencil, a red and or blue pencil, a sketchbook and or lots of drawing paper!
Cardboard Engineering with Octavio
This class will explore the art of engineering, using cardboard as a medium to study shape, form and structure. Students will learn and apply a variety of technical, mechanical and conceptual approaches in creating dynamic three dimensional sculpture. Materials include: cardboard, utility knife, scissors, self healing cutting mat or any kind of cutting surface like a small sheet of masonite, plywood or multiple layers of cardboard glued together, masking tape, and hot glue guns and glue sticks.
3-D Drawing with Amani
We will practice drawing using a horizon line to learn how to form 3-D shapes. We will then take that learning and draw a scene from a place we love/loved to visit.