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Mix It Up Media - Mondays

$288

with Sandy Kandros

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

Students ages 9 to 14 will be exposed to many different art styles and get an opportunity to create unique compositions using a variety of different art making techniques that include; drawing, painting, sculpting, collage, and printmaking. Students will get to try new art mediums such as pastels, watercolors, papier-mâché. These young artists will get the freedom to let their imagination and creativity out in a small classroom environment, surrounded by motivated like minded classmates, and caring knowledgeable instructors who are alway ready to help! Supply fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent for MACC members.

 

Monart: Drawing and Painting

$288

with Barb Hegeman

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

This class teaches students ages 6-8 the basics of drawing and painting using the Monart Method, a uniquely designed methodology that has taught tens of thousands of children and adults around the world how to draw. Guided lessons demonstrate to students how to see the fundamental art elements of line, shape, texture, color, and space. Through fun projects that develop students’ drawing and painting skills, young artists learn how to work with a variety of art mediums, enabling them to create drawings and paintings that reflect their own individual personality. Students master the tasks of planning, problem solving and follow through in a safe environment of no competition, providing them with the freedom to create, along with enough structure to be successful. Subject matter for projects includes animals, nature, sea life, landscapes, buildings, people, artists, and different cultures. Media: Markers, oil & chalk pastels, charcoal, introduction to acrylic painting and watercolors. Supply fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent to MACC members.

Draw, Paint, Sculpt! Fall 2019 - Tuesdays

$288

with Shiori Sheldon

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

Experience the exciting world of color and creativity where students ages 6 to 10 get the unique opportunity to try many different art mediums such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Student’s will create meaningful works of art they can share and talk about for years to come! Supply fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent for MACC members.

 

Monart: Drawing and Painting

$288

with Barb Hegeman

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

This drawing and painting class provides students ages 9 to 12 with the opportunity to begin to work more independently on their art, but also allowing for guided drawings for beginning students in this age group on an "as needed" basis. Students are introduced to creating more three dimensionality and realism in their art using shading, perspective, and composition. As they begin mastering techniques and media, students will be encouraged to develop their own style and creative approach, with continued focus on visual training, planning and process. A full range of subjects will be explored including the human form, animals, nature, still life, landscape, and master artists. Media: Markers, oil & chalk pastels, charcoal, watercolors, acrylics, graphite, colored pencils. Supply fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent for MACC Members.

Draw, Paint, Sculpt! Fall 2019 - Thursdays

$288

with Shiori Sheldon

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

Experience the exciting world of color and creativity where students ages 6 to 10 get the unique opportunity to try many different art mediums such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Student’s will create meaningful works of art they can share and talk about for years to come! Supply Fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent for MACC members.

Homeschool Art Class

$280

with Christina Haley

*Registration is still available. Call our office at (615) 822-0789 for prorated tuition.

The MACC offers an Art Course during the day that will provide an educational experience teaching children various art mediums, art history, art styles & movements, while learning about the influential people who helped create them. Students ages 6 - 14 will get to work like the masters and gain a greater understanding of the role of art throughout history and across cultures.

This course is offered year long. This class meets every Friday from 11:30am-1pm. 

At the end of the semester students get a certificate of completion and a reception that showcases the students artwork and allows friends and family to see the work they have done.   

Supply Fee: $50      MACC Members recieve a 15% off discount

Anime Art - Thursdays

$198

with Shiori Sheldon

Students ages 12 and up will learn the techniques of professional anime illustration such as shading, perspective, figure drawing, and proportion while using the highest quality markers, pens, and inks. They will also learn about character development, and they will receive instruction in how to plan out their compositions using elements and principles of design. Most importantly, they will get practice through repetition and time with a guided instructor to help them work through some areas they may be struggling with. Supply fee: $50. Discount: 15 percent for MACC members.

 

Introduction to Comics and Cartooning

$198

with Holly Errigo

Enter the world of comics and learn how to tell fun and compelling visual stories. Students 12 and up will learn how to draw figures, create vibrant, action-packed poses, and convey expressive facial features. Character development, panel interaction and framing are all part of the curriculum. Students will complete comic covers, mini-comics, and do many other projects that will help them develop their knowledge and experience in the art of comic making. As a bonus, students will have the option to work on their comics digitally, applying them to Procreate on our iPads.





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