Kids & Teens Studio Art

Studio Art for Kids

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Studio Art office  973.971.3740
Studio Art email  studioart@morrismuseum.org

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WEEK 1

Eco Art with Kelly Bogucz.  Ages 7-10
Monday thru Friday, July 6 – 10, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Explore a variety of textures found in rocks, trees, grass and other natural objects through a variety of art mediums you’ll use for 2D and 3D projects. Perhaps we’ll construct and paint a birdhouse and a flower pot while learning the benefits of helping the natural environment. Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor


Drawing Fundamentals with Kelly Bogucz.  Ages 5-9
Monday thru Friday, July 6 – 10, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Learn the foundation of visual arts – line, shape, color, and value, using a variety of mediums such as colored pencil, water color, acrylics, and textured paper. Work your way around the museum, investigating textiles, animals, dinosaur bones, paintings, and other treasures! Take home your personal interpretation of what you saw at the museum each day. Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee to instructor


WEEK 2

A Week with Picasso with Nina Nemeth.  Ages 6-9
Monday thru Friday, July 13 – 17, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

View a sampling of works by Pablo Picasso, one of the world’s Master Artists. Learn about his life and times, while you explore his unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel, collage and mixed media to create your own masterpieces in the styles of this master.

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $8 supply fee to instructor


A Colorful Mosaic Project with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo. Ages 5-12+
Monday thru Thursday, July 13 – 16, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Create your very own outdoor stepping stone and a framed wall art piece using the pique-assiette style of mosaic. Pique-assiette incorporates pieces of broken ceramics – plates, dishes, cups, tiles and other found objects into the design.  Learn to lay out the design and to finish with grouting.

$145 Member, $160 non-member, $20 supply fee to instructor (includes all materials and tools)


Collage with 3-D Elements with Nina Nemeth. Ages 10-14
Monday thru Friday, July 13 – 17, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Explore some of the many methods of collage, which vary widely. Learn how to add 3-dimensional elements and fill them out in a way that combines these two genres. The result is a unique piece of 2-dimensional art with sculptural features.

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $8 supply fee to instructor


WEEK 3

A Week with Van Gogh with Nina Nemeth. Ages 6-9
Monday thru Friday, July 19 – 24, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

View a sampling of works by Vincent Van Gogh, one of the world’s Master Artists. Learn about his life and times, while you explore his impassioned and unique works of art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel, collage and mixed media to create our own masterpieces in the styles of this master.

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $8 supply fee to instructor


Graffiti: Off the Wall with Kelly Bogucz. Ages 9-14
Monday thru Friday, July 19 – 24, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Have fun with a variety of off-the-wall mediums and projects. Learn about the history of graffiti art as practiced around the world, and explore your own ideas using several of these art forms. Have fun creating unique “letter art” in scratchboard, on a T-shirt, and on the cover of a sketchbook. You will learn about all sorts of graffiti cultures, styles, and endless possibilities to inform your own style!  Bring a sketchbook!

$180 member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee


Mixed-MediaElements of Design with Nina Nemeth. Ages 7-10
Monday thru Friday, July 19 – 24, 1:00 – 4:00pm

Learn about the elements of design. Line, form, color, space, texture and value are all parts of great works of art. The class will look at artists such as Picasso, Monet, Klimt and others to see how they used these elements in their works of art. Students will then work on their own compositions using these elements in various mediums.

Bring a sketchbook if you like!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee.


Drawing on AnimationDrawing on Animation with Kelly Bogucz. Ages 9-14
Monday thru Friday, July 19 – 24, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Learn about the history of your favorite animated stories and characters. Explore the origins of animated movies and TV shows. Try your hand at the old styles of animated characters and move along the time-line to contemporary ones. Develop colorful backdrops for your story to create a cartoon atmosphere. Make your very own storyboard and illustrated storybook. Sample a computer application that designers use today to make your own virtual character (a free open-source software that you can try out on Kelly’s computer in class, and download on your home computer). Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee


WEEK 4

Let’s Draw Animals! with Kelly Bogucz. Ages 5-9
Monday thru Friday, July 27 – 31, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Learn to create birds and various other animals with an array of textures and mediums. The animals displayed in the museum will be your inspiration as you learn how to bring these creatures “to life” with line, value, and texture.  Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee to instructor


Water Color Painting with Francesca Pelaggi.  Ages 12-15
Monday thru Friday, July 27 – 31, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Explore basic techniques of the medium, such as controlled wet-into-wet painting, color theory, value, and the elements that make a good watercolor painting. Learn about perspective of various shapes and color mixing from the primary colors, while working on still life compositions. If weather permits, we will work on a landscape while painting out-of-doors.

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor


Drawing: Tech and Architecture with Kelly Bogucz.  Ages 6-10
Monday thru Friday, July 27 – 31, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Learn the artistic element of perspective through history’s great architecture and fascinating forms of transportation.  Explore how these man-made “giants” were planned and constructed.  Look at different types of industrial art, and practice your drawing skills on both symmetrical- and non-symmetrical pieces.  Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee to instructor


Mosaic-Bird-BathAnother Colorful Mosaic Project with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo. Ages 5-12+
Monday thru Thursday, July 27 – 30, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Create a butterfly dish for the garden and a mosaic sun catcher. Learn how to draw a pattern and produce a mosaic by arranging small colored pieces of hard materials, such as stained glass and gems. Learn to grout and finish the piece.

$145 Member, $160 non-member, $20 supply fee to instructor (includes all materials and tools)


Drawing Fundamentals with Laurie Harden.  Ages 12+
Tuesday thru Friday, July 28 – 31, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Learn the fundamentals of drawing a variety of subject matter, focusing on the formal elements of line, shape, tone, form, space, and depth. We will cover drawing still-lifes, animals, perspective and nature.  We will draw from life whenever possible to train your eye to see nuances and detail. You will be shown how to render the look of 3 dimensionality

through value, using high-lights, mid-tones and shadow. There will be a short demonstration in every class as well as individual attention to all students. All levels welcome – beginners encouraged!

$100 Member, $110 non-member, short supply list


WEEK 5

3D Art with Francesca Pelaggi.  Ages 6-10
Monday thru Friday, August 3 – 7, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Use your hands and a variety of materials, including air-dry clay, to produce basic shapes from which more complex objects can be created. Explore paper fibers, foam core, cardboard, Styrofoam, wire, or a variety of many other materials that lend themselves to

3D creation!  Through construction of 3D projects, learn about balance, symmetry and asymmetry, pattern, color, and more, while letting your imagination take off!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor


Elements of Design with Nina Nemeth.  Ages 10-14
Monday thru Friday, August 3 – 7, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Learn about the elements of design. Line, form, color, space, texture and value are all parts of great works of art. The class will look at artists such as Picasso, Monet, Klimt and others to see how they used these elements in their works of art. Students will then work on their own compositions using these elements in various mediums.

Bring a sketchbook if you like!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee to instructor



Charcoal and Other Drawing Mediums with Nina Nemeth. Ages 6-9
Monday thru Friday, August 3 – 7, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Explore charcoal, a dramatic and rich medium, and practice your skills of composition, shape, and value in a variety of drawing situations. Learn about the additive and subtractive techniques used with charcoal to create form and depth. Then try out other drawing mediums in comparison: some techniques may be similar to each other, other techniques are unique to the medium. Come find out!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $8 supply fee


 

Introduction to Oil Painting with Laurie Harden.  Ages 12+
Tuesday thru Friday, August 4 – 7, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Learn the basics of oil painting from the mixing of colors and composition to blending and creating form using high-lights, mid-tones and shadows. You will learn various techniques, including glazing, scumbling and dry-brush.  Also covered: the care and maintenance of equipment, the use of mediums, the temperatures and drying times of various colors, and more. Work from life to help train your eye to see subtle details and colors. Observe works of the Masters for inspiration and instruction. In the process you will create a beautiful painting that you can proudly display.

$125 Member, $140 non-member, $10 supply fee


WEEK 6

Art Around the World with Kelly Bogucz.  Ages 6-11
Monday thru Friday, August 10 – 14, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Travel around the globe through time in the world of art! Using a variety of mediums – pencil, water color, acrylics, pastels, collage, and more – explore and recreate the arts of the world in your own unique style. We will look at African masks from one of the museum’s collections, Australian bark paintings, the calligraphy and paintings of Chinese scrolls, the intricate beauty of Arabic lettering, and the meditative Tibetan Mandala. Learn the history and culture that surround these art forms as we recreate them! Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $8 supply fee to instructor


Fantasy Figures with Kelly Bogucz.  Ages 10-14
Monday thru Friday, August 10 – 14, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Hone your skills in the formal elements of art – line, shape, value, color, composition – while exploring and creating fire-breathing dragons, flying gryphons, unknown creatures of the depths – maybe even capture the likeness of the elusive chupacabra!  Use pencil, charcoal, watercolor, and acrylic paints to draw and embellish creatures of the imagination. Observe what’s real; create something fantastic!   Bring a sketchbook!

$180 Member, $200 non-member, $5 supply fee to instructor


Figure-DrawingPortrait Drawing with Laurie Harden.  Ages 12+
Tuesday thru Friday, August 11 – 14, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Learn to draw a face from a variety of angles and achieve a good likeness of the individual. Proportions will be demonstrated, as well as the foreshortening that occurs when the face is seen at an angle.  An assortment of faces will be drawn which will include different ages, gender and ethnic type. There will be several demonstrations and a lot of hands-on instruction. Self-portraits will be explored. Examples of the Masters will be shown and discussed.

$100 Member, $110 non-member, short supply list