Announcing Elk Grove Fine Art Center’s

kid's and teen's workshops

All of our Kid's and Teen's Workshops are taught by EGFAC member artist, Sonja Binner.  Sonja is an accomplished local artist, whose degree is in Art Education.  To learn more about Sonja, click HERE.

 

 

 

    Kid’s Workshops -  Fall 2017    

September/ october workshop cycle

 

After School Program                                   Thursdays from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm                                     Ages 8-16,  Min – 1, Max - 8

 

SEPTEMBER

Thur. 9/7  Cartooning

A drawing technique that incorporates the use of comic figures with speech bubbles to create a narrative. Students will explore a variety of expressions and unique characterizations to create the form, such as funny, sad, or happy faces and different body movements.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 7 - Kids Cartooning
35.00
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Thur. 9/14  Printmaking

***Classes are available in both beginning and intermediate levels

Printmaking will include both relief and engraving of surfaces. Students will be able to create artworks with several materials including potatoes, foam, and acrylic.                                                    

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 14 - Kids Printmaking
35.00
Quantity:
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thur. 9/21  Pastel

Pastels are similar to a mixture of crayons and chalk, applied in a way that incorporates both drawing and painting techniques. Students will learn the basics of soft pastel application and blending to achieve a luminous depth of color and texture.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 21 - Kids Pastel
35.00
Quantity:
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thur. 9/28  Drawing/Charcoral

The focus of this class is on, line, shape, perspective, and shading techniques with charcoal (soft and hard). Instruction focuses on developing each student’s own organic drawing style.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept. 28 - Kid's Drawing/Charcoal
35.00
Quantity:
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OCTOBER

thur. 10/5  Acrylic

***Classes are available in both beginning and intermediate levels

Students will learn the basics of acrylic painting, including brush and palette knife techniques. Instruction will incorporate the elements of color, texture, light and shadow, balance and design.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct. 5 - Kid's Acrylic
35.00
Quantity:
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thur. 10/12  Collage/Mixed Media

Collage and Mixed Media Project – This is a form that uses various techniques to create art. The materials used to create the art work are endless and incorporate different media (glue, magazines, colored paper, pastel, charcoal, paints, etc.). Students will learn about different media and art elements including composition and design.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct. 12 - Kids Collage/Mixed Media
35.00
Quantity:
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thur. 10/19  Origami Boxes

The classic Origami Box is very simple to make but results in an impressive and useful little box for holding or storing various items, e.g. a gift. The student will learn how to fold and create a box in different styles with painting and mixed media.

***Students might want to sign up for this class early – It’s a very popular class and is useful for creating holiday gifts.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct 19 - Kid's Origami Boxes
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

thur. 10/26 WATERCOLOR

Students will create an artwork through the use of watercolor using interesting composition. Inspiration will be drawn from various scenes including still-life, nature, and architecture. The use of watercolor paints can be difficult as the students will be required to understand the relationship between the water and the color. Class $20, Materials $15

Oct 26 - Kid's Watercolor
35.00
Quantity:
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sunday kid's workshops                                   sundays from 10:00 am-12:00 noon                               Ages 8-16,  Min – 1, Max - 8

SEPTEMBER

Sun. 9/3  Collage/Mixed Media

Collage and Mixed Media Project – This is a form that uses various techniques to create art. The materials used to create the art work are endless and incorporate different media (glue, magazines, colored paper, pastel, charcoal, paints, etc.). Students will learn about different media and art elements including composition and design.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 3 - Kids Collage/Mixed Media
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Sun. 9/10  Printmaking

***Classes are available in both beginning and intermediate levels

Printmaking will include both relief and engraving of surfaces. Students will be able to create artworks with several materials including potatoes, foam, and acrylic.                                                    

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 10 - Kids Printmaking
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 9/17  Cartooning

A drawing technique that incorporates the use of comic figures with speech bubbles to create a narrative. Students will explore a variety of expressions and unique characterizations to create the form, such as funny, sad, or happy faces and different body movements.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 17 - Kids Cartooning
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 9/24  Drawing/Charcoal

The focus of this class is on, line, shape, perspective, and shading techniques with charcoal (soft and hard). Instruction focuses on developing each student’s own organic drawing style.

Class $20, Materials $15

Sept 24 - Kids Drawing/Charcoal
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

october

sun. 10/1  Origami Boxes

The classic Origami Box is very simple to make but results in an impressive and useful little box for holding or storing various items, e.g. a gift. The student will learn how to fold and create a box in different styles with painting and mixed media.

***Students might want to sign up for this class early – It’s a very popular class and is useful for creating holiday gifts.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct 1 - Kid's Origami Boxes
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 10/8  Watercolor

Students will create an artwork through the use of watercolor using interesting composition. Inspiration will be drawn from various scenes including still-life, nature, and architecture. The use of watercolor paints can be difficult as the students will be required to understand the relationship between the water and the color. Class $20, Materials $15

Oct 8 - Kid's Watercolor
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 10/15  Journaling

Students will have the opportunity to learn how to create an art journal with photos, drawings, and paintings. Creating a personal journal focuses on privacy and personal artistic style that can later develop into creating an art portfolio.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct 15 - Kid's Journaling
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 10/22  Collage/Mixed Media

Collage and Mixed Media Project – This is a form that uses various techniques to create art. The materials used to create the art work are endless and incorporate different media (glue, magazines, colored paper, pastel, charcoal, paints, etc.). Students will learn about different media and art elements including composition and design.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct. 22 - Kids Collage/Mixed Media
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sun. 10/29  Creating Cards

Creating cards in a printmaking style, with stamps. The printing process will include carving stamps in their own style. Students should bring some sketches for review and better assistance in the creative process from the instructor.

Class $20, Materials $15

Oct. 29 - Kids Creating Cards
35.00
Quantity:
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    Kid’s Workshops -  Fall 2017    

november/december workshop cycle

Signups for the November/December Kid's Workshops      coming soon

 

After School Program                                   Thursdays from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm                                     Ages 8-16,  Min – 1, Max - 8

NOVEMBER

thur. 11/2  Cartooning

A drawing technique that incorporates the use of comic figures with speech bubbles to create a narrative. Students will explore a variety of expressions and unique characterizations to create the form, such as funny, sad, or happy faces and different body movements.

Class $20, Materials $15

Nov. 2 - Kids Cartooning
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Thur. 11/30  Pastel

Pastels are similar to a mixture of crayons and chalk, applied in a way that incorporates both drawing and painting techniques. Students will learn the basics of soft pastel application and blending to achieve a luminous depth of color and texture.

Class $20, Materials $15

Nov. 30 - Kids Pastel
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

december

Thur. 12/7  Christmas Ornaments

Students will create hanging ornaments through the use of clay. Students will learn how to incorporate holiday themes into decorative ornaments.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 7 - Kids Christmas Ornaments
35.00
Quantity:
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Thur. 12/14  Christmas Cards (Printmaking)

Creating Christmas cards in a printmaking style, with stamps. The printing process will include carving stamps in their own style. Students should bring some sketches for review and better assistance in the creative process from the instructor.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 14 - Kids Christmas Cards
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Thur 12/21  Origami Boxes

The classic Origami Box is very simple to make but results in an impressive and useful little box for holding or storing various items, e.g. a gift. The student will learn how to fold and create a box in different styles with painting and mixed media.

***Students might want to sign up for this class early – It’s a very popular class and is useful for creating holiday gifts.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 21 - Kid's Origami Boxes
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Thur 12/28  Journaling

Students will have the opportunity to learn how to create an art journal with photos, drawings, and paintings. Creating a personal journal focuses on privacy and personal artistic style that can later develop into creating an art portfolio.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 28 - Kid's Journaling
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

sunday kid's workshops                                   sundays from 10:00 am-12:00 noon                             Ages 8-16,  Min – 1, Max - 8

NOVEMBER

Sun. 11/19  Watercolor

Students will create an artwork through the use of watercolor using interesting composition. Inspiration will be drawn from various scenes including still-life, nature, and architecture. The use of watercolor paints can be difficult as the students will be required to understand the relationship between the water and the color. Class $20, Materials $15

Nov. 19 - Kid's Watercolor
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Sun. 11/26  Acrylics

***Classes are available in both beginning and intermediate levels

Students will learn the basics of acrylic painting, including brush and palette knife techniques. Instruction will incorporate the elements of color, texture, light and shadow, balance and design.

Class $20, Materials $15

Nov. 26 - Kid's Acrylic
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

december

Sun. 12/3  Christmas Cards

Creating Christmas cards in a printmaking style, with stamps. The printing process will include carving stamps in their own style. Students should bring some sketches for review and better assistance in the creative process from the instructor.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 3 - Kids Christmas Cards
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Sun. 12/10  Christmas Ornaments

Students will create hanging ornaments through the use of clay. Students will learn how to incorporate holiday themes into decorative ornaments.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 10 - Kids Christmas Ornaments
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

Sun. 12/17  Origami boxes

The classic Origami Box is very simple to make but results in an impressive and useful little box for holding or storing various items, e.g. a gift. The student will learn how to fold and create a box in different styles with painting and mixed media.

***Students might want to sign up for this class early – It’s a very popular class and is useful for creating holiday gifts.

Class $20, Materials $15

Dec. 17 - Kid's Origami Boxes
35.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart

 

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