Kids Classes

Kids Classes

Click Here for the Kids’ Classes Schedule for winter 2016.   Register Here Jan 31:  Traditional Eastern European Paper Cutting Learn the traditional art of paper-cutting using templates.  Paper supplied.  Kids need to bring an X-Acto knife and extra blades.  A gardening glove is helpful to protect the non-cutting hand. Feb. 21: Quilling Learn how to create images and designs using rolled strips of paper.  We will start with a simple...

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Don’t Confuse Resolutions with Goals

Don’t Confuse Resolutions with Goals

A lot of people don’t make New Year’s Resolutions because they know going in that they’ll never achieve them. Well, duh! It’s time to wrap your arms around the idea that “resolutions” are NOT achievable, because they are not the same as goals.   Resolutions are broad statements of change.  I want to be more healthy, more positive, more creative, more organized, make more money, be more in touch with family,...

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Make the Thanks Last All Year

Make the Thanks Last All Year

It’s pretty amazing, how the very act of thinking about what we are thankful for can make the stress melt away.  Our worries about having enough change into thoughts of abundance. What would it mean to you if you could have that feeling become an integral part of your way of looking at life?  If you could see the best of every situation, even bad events, because you are able to view all of your experiences through a lens of gratitude....

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Drawing Class for Teens (starts Aug 10)

Drawing Class for Teens (starts Aug 10)

Drawing Class for Teens August 10, 11, 13 and 14 (no class Wed. Aug. 12) 9:30-11:15 am at The Artists Gallery (608 Norfolk Ave./Oceanfront) $75 This class is for teens (and adults) who are interested in exploring different techniques in realistic drawing.  Students will learn basic drawing skills including contour drawing, using negative space, shading, and using the eraser as a drawing tool.  Kids younger than 13 will be considered on a case...

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Kids’ Art Class May 24th

Kids’ Art Class May 24th

Can you believe this is a single piece of paper that keeps turning inside out?  Your kids can make this at the next art class, May 24th, 2-4 pm at The Artists Gallery.  I’ll show them fun zen-doodling patterns and then we’ll transform the paper into a kaleidacycle that they can turn and turn.  Endless fun that they have created through art and paper engineering. May 24, 2-4 pm at The Artists Gallery, 608 Norfolk Ave (at the VB...

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Art Classes April 19 and April 24

Art Classes April 19 and April 24

There is not much time left to grab your seat in these art classes:         April 19, 2-4 pm: Kids’ Art–carving books.  Kids will make book art out of an old picture book.  They can carve in to reveal an illustration from within the book, create art out of the front cover, make a sculpture or even make a photo frame from their books.  Kids will need an X-acto knife and and old book that’s ok to cut up.  All...

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Kids’ Art Classes are Now Scheduled!

Kids’ Art Classes are Now Scheduled!

Sundays 1/25, 2/22, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17          2-4 pm                                                         Tuition:  $25 per class      Children will be introduced to a famous artist or a particular art style.  The kids will then create their own work of art as inspired by the artist/style.  All materials are included in the $25 fee (except where noted).  The classes are geared toward kids ages 8-14.  Parents of younger or older kids may...

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Summer Art Classes Underway

Summer Art Classes Underway

We had a great time painting at the Wildfowl Museum in Va Beach today.  The weather held for us and the rain just started as we walked back to the car. There is no painting class July 8, sorry.  But you can join us July 15 at Equikids to paint horse portraits.  Please call in advance so I know whom to contact if the weather causes changes.  Classes are $15 for 2 hours and students bring their own supplies. Other dates:  July 22 (Evelyn’s...

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