Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Fall 2015 Weekly Art Classes for Children and Adults by NH seacoast artist Caryn Lynn Duncan
Fall 2015 Art Class Schedule classes begin September 8th Registration information at www.carynduncan.com Weekly Classes for Children Caryn's classes are designed to help students develop artistic skills and creative thinking. Students work at their own pace and produce their own personal portfolio of artwork with individual instruction from Caryn to guide student's artistic ideas and facilitate practices that will encourage development of artistic skill and technique. Art Fundamentals (ages 5-8) Wednesday 5pm-6pm Students will be introduced to art mediums in order to experience exploratory manipulation of materials. Concepts of color, pattern, texture, shape and line will be incorporated into projects that will express their ideas and feelings. Students will develop ideas for projects that explore their individual interpretation of a subject. Art categories such as, portraits, landscape, animals, cartoon drawing, color mixing, canvas painting and art history will be explored through choice based projects to develop drawing and painting skills. Monthly tuition cost $60. Sketch to Draw (ages 8-13) Wednesday 6pm-7pm The foundation of this class will focus on developing drawing skills for visual expression. Group exercises that develop creative thinking as well as art skills will be used to introduce theme based subject areas. Working at their currents level students will work to refine sketches and develop them with personalized one to one drawing instruction with Caryn. Each student will set a personal goal to complete at least one finished art project per month that they design around their personal interests. Students will explore a variety of drawing, illustration, and painting techniques. Students are required to purchase a sketch book for weekly homework assignments and come prepared to class. Sketch to Paint (ages 8-13) Tuesday 5pm-6:30pm This class will focus on an in-depth exploration with materials to develop more advanced skills in drawing and painting. With guidance from Caryn, students will set a personalized goal to complete a series of individual projects around a subject area of their choice. Students will be responsible to investigate resources for inspiration and find photo references to sketch from. Attention to details and follow through is expected in order to complete artwork that maintains a quality of workmanship. Students will be encouraged to expand their personal horizons by exploring a variety of strategies and exercises to enhance creativity and imagination. Students are required to purchase a sketchbook for weekly homework assignments and come prepared to class. Art classes Adults ages teen-adult for all levels of experience and are open to ages teen through adult. They are designed to guide you through your creative process while introducing you to new techniques using traditional art mediums to create unique one of a kind artwork that reflects your own personal style. Classes provide demonstration of techniques and time for you to have hands on learning that encourages a sense of play and discovery. The small group setting allows for individual instruction to develop your own artistic style. Painting, the process of visual expression Tuesdays 6:30pm-8pm This class will focus on developing techniques in painting ,how to create an individual artistic style., composition development, overcoming personal creative blocks, and incorporating art fundamentals as part of creative process. No prior experience is necessary and the class is suited for all levels of experience. Project guidelines will be used as a starting place for students to begin developing a deeper understanding of what they connect to in life and how to convey that through the visual expression of painting.