Drawing and Painting class (Pre K-8) Weekday/Weekend

Our drawing & painting classes, Print making class are led by artist Maura M who specializes in drawing, painting and Fashion design.

Instructor: Ms. Maura
Education:
BFA Painting, Academy of Arts University, San Francisco
Studio Arts, Indiana University Southeast
Art Therapy Specialist, AmeriCorp

Experience:
  • Art Instructor since 2011, Kindergarten through Undergraduate
  • 8+ years teaching in after-school programs
  • Taught Educational Programs at Children's Fairyland, 2016-2017
  • Educational Specialist, AmeriCorp, 2008-2009
  • Skilled in a wide variety of mediums; drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and more
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Saturdays 9:20am-10:50am Drawing and painting class (7-9 years old)
Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm
Drawing and painting class (5-7 years old)
Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm Drawing and painting class (9 years up)

In Miss Maura's arts classes children will learn modern art concepts but with traditional artistic techniques . Your child can benefit from artistic exploration by thinking creatively and independently, practicing decision making skills, and learning how to use a variety of materials.


5-7 years old Maura's Arts class

In this session students will be introduced to a variety of procedures and mediums while learning the fundamentals of art such as vocabulary and exploration.
This art class is hands on. Students will learn how to paint, draw, sculpt and print make while also encouraging younger students to explore and express their imagination and creation. The students will spend 2 week on one project.


7-9 years old Maura's Arts class

In this art class students learn how to replicate what they see in the world. This class focuses on the fundamentals of art; rendering forms and balancing compositions(layout), creating original works. Students will learn how to distinguish 3-dimensional form versus a 2-dimensional shape, gain observation skills, obtain problem solving abilities and practice how to be self critical while applying these new skills. Students will learn one style at a time, and spend 2-3 weeks on a project.


9+ years old Maura's Arts class
This class is designed for students who already have experience in art and want to improve upon their skills . Classes are self directed and students will master one style at a time. Students will learn how to form conceptual works while practicing the fundamentals of art. Every class our warm-up will be quick study drawings. Examples of some exploratory subjects are, but not limited to, photography, illustrations(line drawing), sculpture, printmaking, painting.





 



Click below for our Students Cartoon Art!


Want your kids see their own Drawing become cartoon? Come and Join us!

Drawings authored by our students: