Kids & Teens Studio Art

Studio Art for Kids

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Studio Art office  973.971.3740
Studio Art email  [email protected]

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CHILDREN & TEENS

Drawing on AnimationThe Art Behind Animation – I with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, October 3 – December 12, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
(No class November 28)
Ages 6-10

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes in an animation studio? Learn how characters and landscapes are designed through drawing fundamentals, and create your own. Also test out some 3D modeling applications and go home with a small 3D model that you design!

Museum member $220, non-member $245, supply fee $10


The Art Behind Animation – II with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, October 3 – December 12
(No class November 28), 12:30 – 2:30PM
Ages 11+

Explore the vast history of animation. Learn the process of storyboarding and extensive character design. You will create your own character, landscape layout and storyboard. Also try out some 3D modeling applications and go home with a small 3D model of your own design.

Museum member $220, non-member $245, supply fee $10


Mixed-MediaArt Experiences with Nina Nemeth
10 Sundays, October 4 – December 13, 12:00 – 2:00PM
(No class October 18)
Ages 6-10

Have fun exploring and experimenting with visual art techniques in a variety of mediums through engaging projects and hands-on activities. Weekly projects will involve pastel, watercolor painting, drawing and collage. If you were in any of the previous Art Experiences classes, come see what new adventures are in store for you. Always new projects!

Museum member $220, non-member $245, supply fee $10


Museum “Pot Luck” with Nina Nemeth
10 Sundays, October 4 – December 13, 2:30 – 4:30PM
(No class October 18)
Ages 9-15+

Investigate the large variety of art and artifacts in the Morris Museum’s galleries and its numerous nooks and crannies. Students will look at the permanent exhibits as well as the changing ones to learn about the formal elements of art – in “real time” and real life. Each week a different exhibit will be explored – what ever’s on view! The class will observe and draw in the galleries, then head back to the classroom to work on projects based on what was seen, discussed and sketched.

Museum member $220, non-member $245, supply fee $10


AFTER SCHOOL

Fantasy Figures with Kelly Bogucz
9 Fridays, October 2 – December 11, 3:45 – 5:00PM
Ages 6-10

Dragons, unicorns, sea serpents – oh my! Learn drawing fundamentals using the formal elements of art while creating various mythical beasts. Explore and imagine the worlds where these fantastic creatures live. Design from your own imagination the most mysterious of them all – the chupacabra! Take home a one-of-a-kind t-shirt featuring your own mythical drawing.

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


Conceptual Drawing & Design with Francesca Pelaggi
9 Fridays, October 2 – December 11, 3:30 – 5:00PM
(No class Friday, November 6)
Ages 11-15+

Students will learn how to develop ideas through various techniques of creative thinking. They will be given challenging illustrative art projects where they will think outside the box to design book jackets, musical or movie posters and editorial or short story illustrations. Children will collaborate in a think tank setting, brainstorming creative and sometimes funny ideas for visual solutions to their projects.

Museum member $150, non-member $165, supply fee $10


VACATION DAY WORKSHOPS:
Thursday, November 5

Create with Clay with Nina Nemeth
9:30AM – 12:00PM
Ages 7-11

Come have fun at this sculpture workshop! Sculpt a 3-dimensional “portrait” of your favorite person, a special animal friend or an intriguing figure from the art world! Learn how to create your object’s basic shape in one material, then fill it out with clay for a completed sculpture.

Museum member $40, non-member $45


Mosaic Night-Light with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo
1:00 – 3:30PM
Ages 5 – adult

Learn how to make your own mosaic night light. You will learn how to use glass nippers to cut glass into pieces and fit them together on a glass surface. Take home a complete night light to light up your night!

Museum member $40, non-member $45, supply fee $10


VACATION DAY WORKSHOPS:
Friday, November 6

Fantasy Creatures with Kelly Bogucz
9:30AM – 12:00PM
Ages 6-10

A fire-breathing dragon? A mysterious gryphon? Unknown creatures of the depth? Using some of the elements of fine arts, learn about proportion and drawing techniques for rendering real-life animals. Then have fun expanding on that knowledge to create your favorite creature on a Chinese watercolor scroll!

Museum member $40, non-member $45


Mixed Media Collage with Nina Nemeth
9:30AM – 12:00PM
Ages 10-14+

Explore some of the many mixed media methods using various tools – you might use paint, you might use “bleeding paper,” maybe ink, or collage materials from any number of sources. Enjoy this eye-opening workshop while exploring methods and mediums available to ultimately express yourself in a unique work of art.

Museum member $45, non-member $50


Organic Design Wall Mosaic with Eleanor Parr-DiLeo
12:00 – 4:00PM
Ages 5 – adult

Create an organic design wall mosaic using found objects such as seeds, gravel, stones, pebbles, sea shells, sticks, beans, and other items. Your finished mosaic piece will measure 12 inches square.

Museum member $60, non-member $65, supply fee $15


TEENS & ADULTS

Abstract ExpressionismAbstract Expressionism – II with Fran Mann Goodman
4 Thursdays, September 24 – October 15, 6:30 – 9:00PM
Ages 16 – adult

This class is all about creating mood and emotion on the canvas in creative ways. With the use of acrylic paint, students will be encouraged to work intuitively, layering their canvases with pumice, gels and molding paste, and applying the mediums with both usual and unusual objects. Discussions, demonstrations and individual instruction will be given at each class. Prior knowledge of drawing and painting is not necessary. This is a great opportunity for both the beginner and more advanced student to “play” in paint.

Museum member $125, non-member $140, supply list


Drawing on AnimationThe Art Behind Animation – II with Kelly Bogucz
10 Saturdays, October 3 – December 12, 12:30 – 2:30PM
(No class November 28)
Ages 11+

Learn about the vast history of animation. Learn the process of storyboarding and extensive character design. You will create your own character, landscape layout and storyboard. Also try out some 3D modeling applications and go home with a small 3D model of your own design.

Museum member $220, non-member $245, supply fee $10


Figure DrawingFigure-Drawing with Laurie Harden
8 Saturdays, October 3 – November 21, 1:00 – 3:00PM
Ages 12 – adult

Learn to draw the human figure from life – beginning with quick, gesture sketches, and concluding with completed drawings from long poses. Learn proportions and correct relationship between the parts of the body, using guides like plumb-lines and negative spaces. Experience the chance to draw many types of figures. This class is for beginners as well as the more experienced student who wishes to continue the “practice” and challenge of figure drawing. Clothed model.

Museum member $235, non-member $250 / supply list