The are curious and self-confident, open to new ideas, and certain about what they like. They are what many adult artists dream to be.
We find it very important for young artists to know, that Fine Art is not about just following step-by-step instructions.
We teach them to create something brand new, using the endless resource of their imagination.
All they need is encouragement and advice, which we are always happy to provide.
8-12 yrs: San Jose
Each lesson starts with a short lecture that covers major styles and artists of the period.
Week of August 19, 2019 - Demo classes: painting Small objects (study of colors)
Week of August 26, 2019 - Demo classes: Paining a small still life (study of colors-2)
Art of Ancient Asia
Week of September 2, 2019 - Decorating a Chinese Vase (study of symmetry, markers/watercolor)
Week of September 9, 2019 - Sculpting a Dragon
Week of September 16, 2019 - Eastern Brush Painting (brush control exercise: trees and mountains)
Week of September 23, 2019 - Eastern Brush Painting
(brush control exercise: people and animals)
Week of September 30, 2019 - Autumn Japanese Landscape (paper cut out)
Week of October 7, 2019 - Indian dancer (study of human proportions, pastels )
Art of Ancient Europe
Week of October 14, 2019 - Sculpting a Greek Mask
Week of October 21, 2019 - Dancing skeletons: Halloween-inspired study of human and animal anatomy
Week of October 28, 2019, and November 4, 2019 - Roman murals (realistic painting, two days)
Week of November 11, 2019 - Medieval Astrology: Drawing a Zodiac Sign (markers, watercolor)
Week of November 18, 2019 - Madonnas of Renaissance: Painting of a mother and a baby
Week of November 25, 2019 - Thanksgiving: Native American Thunderbirds
Week of December 7, 2019 - Medieval VS Renaissance Perspective
Week of December 14, 2019 - New Year/ Hanukkah / Christmas Cards - Printing