Express Yourself Studios, located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood is currently accepting enrollment for Art Explorations a new seasonal (Fall, Winter, Spring) children's art workshop.
Art Exploration is great for children ages 6+ who are interested in exploring different art genres, drawing and painting, mixed media and sculpture. The session meets Wednesdays for 6-weeks, 4:30 - 5:30 devoting 2-sessions to each art form. All materials are included, and sibling rates are available.
Winter Classes begin January 8. Registration deadline January 1.
Drawing & Painting (2 sessions)
Working from still life, photographs, images from art history and/or independent themes and ideas, students will be introduced to specific drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. These include line drawing, value, shape, pattern, texture, shading and highlighting. While experimenting with a variety tools, media and techniques.
Mixed Media (2 sessions)
Students will create different, unique and individualized art pieces through a variety of themes and subject matter. Learn many art techniques, while creating diverse and imaginative projects. Projects will include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, clay and numerous mixed media-based concepts, using an array of fun and tactile materials and inspiration from various artists from art history.
Sculpture (2 sessions)
Enjoy the highly tactile medium of clay! In this hands-on studio program, Students will learn some basic clay, pottery, and sculpture concepts using different tools and hand-building techniques: pinching, coiling, slab construction and modeling. Additionally, students will gain experience working with basic three-dimensional materials, such as clay and wood, paper, wire and fiber.
The workshop fee is $200 per child, the sibling rate is $175. Can't commit to a 6-week session, need more flexibility? Drop-In for a day or two. Secure your child's space now. The registration deadline is September 30!
To reserve a spot for your child please contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com.
Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Pinot & Pottery, Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, and Wine Glass Painting Workshops for adults and weekly Art Classes and a Summer Art Workshop, for children; as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!
Simone Anthony-Brown is an artist, instructor and owner of Express Yourself Studios in Maplewood, New Jersey. She specializes in colorful, watercolor, and acrylic paintings as well as mixed media collages.