Classes

Mommy (or special Adult) and Me

Ages 2-3

Our Mommy and me classes are designed for the littlest emerging artists. With the guidance and nurturing of both teacher and parent children age 2 and 3 will be introduced to various art materials including paint, clay, collage, glue, printmaking and more. This is a time of creative exploration and emphasis is placed on the process of art making rather than the final product.

Petite Picasso’s

Age 4

This is a drop off class designed for four year old’s.  In this class children will continue to explore various art materials including paint, clay, crayons, oil pastels, collage and more.  Creative exploration will continue and be built upon.  New art concepts and skills will be introduced such as shape, texture, line, gluing, cutting and more. While process is still the focus in this class, children will begin to create art using recognizable shapes and patterns.

Primary Picasso’s

Ages 5-6

In this class children will begin to be exposed to famous artists and different styles of art.  Focus will be on using art materials appropriately and learning and using the basic elements of art such as line, shape, color, value, texture, form and space.  Children will learn to use basic shape to create images, and will continue to explore their art in a creative way.

Intermediate Picasso’s

Ages 7-8

This class is for children age 7-8 and is a drop off class.  In this class children will continue to use and gain mastery of the elements of art such as line, shape, color, value, texture, form and space.  We will also begin to explore the principles of art which are: Pattern, Emphasis, Variety, Unity, Balance, Rhythm and Movement and Proportion.  Famous artist’s and their art styles will continue to be explored, and art from around the world will begin to be introduced and studied. Children will begin to talk about their art and the art of other’s using appropriate art terms  While creative exploration is always a component is our studio, at this level student’s will be creating art in which both the process and product are of important value. 

Jr. Picasso’s

Ages 9-10

This class is for children ages 9-10 and is a drop off class.  Children will build on their art skills and knowledge as they continue to learn about the elements and Principles of art.  Children will learn about art history as it relates to different mediums in art. Painting, sculpture, collage, printmaking and drawing skills will be taught and built upon.

Master Picasso’s

Ages 10+

This class is for children age 10+ and is a drop off class.  Children in this class will

be fluent in the elements and principles of art, and will be able to discuss their art work and the work of others using appropriate art term, styles, and techniques.  Children will continue to study the work of famous artists, and art from around the world.  More advanced art techniques will be introduced and applied to children’s art work as they create more sophisticated pieces of art. 

Extraordinary Picasso’s

Ages 2+

This class is designed to meet the needs of children with special needs.  Our NYS certified art teachers, trained by Missing Piece Awareness, will work with you and your child to provide them with an art education that meets their needs.  Children will learn about and explore all different art mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and more in a supportive environment with patience and care.  Caregivers must be present.  Therapists are welcomed and encouraged to come. We have an Extraordinary Picasso class for various ages.  Mommy and Me(age 2-3) Pre-k(age 4) grades k-2, Grades 3-5, and Grades 6+.

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