Intro to Painting Animals and Landscapes Ages 5-7
This class is designed with the young artist in mind. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world, including familiar and wild animals, to create brilliant textural paintings. Use acrylic paint to explore application with brushes, sponges, plastic knives and more. All levels welcome. No experience necessary. Just bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 1.5 hr. class...bring a snack!)
Saturdays: 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22 11:30 AM - 1 PM Class Fee: $90.00 Materials fee: $12
Fantastic Beasts and How to Paint Them! Ages 8-11
Who doesn't love a creature born of the imagination? Dragons, unicorns, griffins and beasts yet unknown... This class gives young artists the opportunity to bring their own imagined beasts of air, land and sea to life in paint. We begin by brainstorming and sketching our creatures using a combination of imagination and reference photos of real-life animals. Then we transfer those creatures to canvas and infuse them with beautiful acrylic color. Bring your wildest ideas and eagerness to learn! (2 hr. class...bring a snack!)
Sundays: 12/02, 12/09, 12/16 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Class Fee: $90.00 Materials fee: $12
The Art of Pet Portraits Ages 8-11
Dogs, cats, birds, and horses...they're a part of our lives and important family members. We know the love in their eyes better than any other. Learn to capture that unconditional love and friendship through the magic of pet portraiture. We'll work in different media including acrylic, soft pastel and charcoal. All levels welcome. (Note: 2 hr class. Bring a snack!)
Saturdays: 12/01, 12/08, 12/15, 12/22 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Class Fee: $120.00 Materials fee: $12
Registration Procedures: We urge you to register at least 2 weeks before the beginning of a class session, since minimum enrollment must be met for classes to be held. We do not pro-rate fees due to planned absences, illnesses, vacation schedules or other conflicts.
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All parking in rear lot directly across from Flowerfield Celebrations 199 Mills Pond Rd.
The Arts are a fundamental tool to enhance learning…a child’s interaction with art sparks inspiration, creativity and imagination. Art Classes at Mills Pond Gallery...a wonderful opportunity for children to explore their creativity within the colorful and vibrant surroundings of a contemporary art gallery. Open to children of all experience levels. Always new projects for students taking multiple weeks/same classes! All classes will run with minimum 4 students.