Art Classes

Figures and Fashion (A Sense of Style)

Ages 7+. Learn figurative illustration techniques and how it relates to fashion. Coordinate color, texture, fabric patterning and how to set new style trends. Learn how different periods of time influenced fashion over the years. Since graduating Fashion Institute of Technology, Ms. Berson has been working as an educator and fashion illustrator.

Drawing & Painting [Introduction-Advanced]

Ages 7+ (or instructor permission) A focus on drawing and painting from observation and imagination, using pencil, charcoal, pastels and paint. Form, color, composition and perspective will be emphasized through fun and innovative projects. Advanced students should have the ability to develop projects over a 2-3 week period.

Art Expression

Ages 4-6. Learn about color and composition while discovering many different techniques and mediums including pastels, paint, collage and sculpture.

Cartooning Animation

Ages 8+. Students learn how to combine skilled artistic work with the fundamentals of 2D animation to create their own animated stories. Hand-drawn and computer generated imagery conceptualize the students’ unique characters. Discover the importance of how angles, lighting, and editing can change the mood of a story while exploring the process of animating 3D characters.

Cartooning

Ages 7+. Draw your favorite cartoon characters and create your own! Basic drawing and storytelling skills are learned as the creative process is explored. Students will develop cartoons from ink to color. An original animation video will be created by the entire class as a final project. Materials and mounting for Spring art exhibit are included in tuition.

Adult Drawing and Painting

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Beginner and experienced painters welcome. A focus on drawing and painting from observation and imagination using pencil, charcoal, pastels and paint.