Description

After school art – Ages 8-13 yrs
In this fun art course, youths will delve into the theme of “Origins” through exciting activities and projects. They’ll explore the origins of things like nature, stories, and cultures, through the use different art materials and techniques. Get ready for a creative journey that sparks imagination, curiosity, and a deeper connection to the world around us!
In this course:
      • make friends
      • gain technical skills
      • improve observational skills
      • learn about history, nature, and culture
      • elevate creativity
      • partake in creative collaborations

Term 1: Personal origins

  • Drawing personally significant objects
  • Self-portrait drawing using mirrors and exploring individual identity.
  • Collage or mixed-media project incorporating personal photographs and mementos.
  • Illustrate stories from childhood

Term 2: Natural beginnings

  • Sketch natural specimens
  • Study evolutionary features of animals
  • Experiment with natural materials
  • Create fantastical creatures

Term 3: Origins of Art

  • Paint like a caveman
  • Walk like an Egyptian
  • Get classical
  • Get modern

Term 4: Cultural Origins

  • Illustrations from mythology and folklore
  • Mix media exploring cultural symbolism
  • Design text based exploration of language
  • Sculpt symbolic artefacts

Final Showcase: Students will exhibit their work for parents, friends, and the community.

Who are these classes for?

This course is suitable for students of all levels of experience.

 

What to bring:

      • a3 Sketchbook
      • HB,2B,4B,6B pencils
      • kneadable eraser

 

For any further information contact us at start@artfromscrat.ch