Multimedia Studio Art

Multimedia Studio Art
Dates: 9/14-12/14
Wednesdays 10am-11am
Ages 10-18
Tuition: $150 Drop ins: $15 per class

This hands-on class will emphasize materials, the experience of making art, and the importance of authenticity. Materials introduced will include charcoal, ink, watercolor, and tempera.

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Week 1: September 14: figure drawing. Each student will take turns modeling; we learn to draw from the shoulder on 18″x 24″ newsprint paper with charcoal.

Week 2: September 21: still life in charcoal on charcoal paper. Students will begin to think about composition.

Week 3: September 28: still life in watercolor on watercolor paper. Continuing development of ideas of composition.

Week 4: October 5: Intro to Constructing 3D Forms. Explore range of techniques for working with cardboard.  Tools and materials: Cardboard [corrugated and cereal-box type], pencil, eraser, metal ruler [minimum 15” long], tape measure, scissors, exacto knife, utility knife, white glue, tape, hot glue gun and hot glue sticks.

Week 5: October 19: Wearable Sculpture Part 1. Measure for and construct wearable armature.

Week 6: October 26: Wearable Sculpture Part 2. Add bulk and character details, option to paint.

Week 7: November 2: Translation of 2D into 3D. Construction of geometric and planar forms.

Week 8: November 9: Interiors in ink and ink wash.

Week 9: November 16: Interiors large scale in black tempera on white paper

Week 10: November 30: Figure drawing from old master drawings

Week 11: December 7: portraits

Week 12: December 14: still life watercolor

For more info rhhbeacon@gmail.com
To register: http://compassarts.org/homeschooling

About the instructor:
Kathy Moss has taught visual arts in many schools, from Middle Schools, to Colleges, to Senior centers. She works in multiple mediums and her work can be seen at kathymoss.com

Weeks 4-7 with Jill Reynolds