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Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center



Art After School Fall/Winter 2021

Mix It Up Media - Mondays

$304

with Jessica Lewis

Calendar Current session started Jan 10, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 19 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

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 and 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 always ready to help!

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

Full Course

Painting and Drawing with Mixed Media

$304

with Jessica Lewis

Calendar Current session started Feb 2, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

You can also register by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

In this course, children ages 10 and up, will focus on learning the elements of art: line, shape, form, space, value, color and texture with different materials to make unique works of art. Students will experiment and have fun expanding on what is traditionally used in painting, drawing, collage and sculpture to redesign and explore subjects like self portrait, landscape, and still life to name a few. 

There will be something new and exciting for everyone as we dive deep into the foundations and re-examine art making “outside the box”. Creating art is a continual process of problem solving and learning through our successes and failures. We will wrap up each project with a critique and discussion.

Member Discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

Full Course

Digital Drawing Advanced

$304

with Holly Errigo

Calendar Current session started Feb 3, 2022 at 4:15 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Are you ready to take your drawing style and experience to the next level? Students who already have a basic knowledge of digital drawing using the digital illustration app Procreate can now supercharge their creativity. Using Procreate, iPad Pro, and Apple Pencil, students will transfer, alter and refine artwork they have already done on paper, turning it into a digital work of art. This class teaches students ages 12 and up the universal language of digitizing art, and the translatable terms and concepts necessary to understand whether they are working on a PC, MACBOOK, or Wacom drawing table. Tablets and digital drawing pens are provided, though students are welcome to bring their own preferred device.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

ArtXtravaganza!!! - Thursdays

$304

with Priscilla Eichler

Calendar Current session started Feb 3, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Paint BIG and paint BOLD as your student dives into an EXTRAVAGANZA of FUN to bring out their inner Jackson Pollock! Students ages 6 - 9 will work with a variety of different art making techniques including drawing and painting. Students will get to try new art mediums such as pastels, acrylics, colored pencils, watercolors and papier-mâché.  Your young artist will be encouraged to indulge their imaginations and paint with daring and flair, so it goes without saying that paint is going to fly! So be sure to wear old clothes. Students will finish the class with exciting paintings that the grandparents will positively fight over!

Member Discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

 

Anime Advanced

$304

with Holly Errigo

Calendar Current session started Feb 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

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 their compositions using elements and principles of design. Most importantly, they will get practice through significant repetition with the help of guided instruction.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

MIXED MEDIA MANIA - Mondays

$285

with Shahnaz Lighari

Calendar Current session started Feb 7, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Registration is also available by calling the office at 615-822-0789

Like to have fun and learn at the same time? Bring your artist hat and create in your own personal style in this afterschool class for ages 6-9. We will paint, sculpt, learn how to create art with alternative materials, simple photo transfer techniques, collage and more. You will learn about artists past and present. Bring a friend and come prepared to have fun!

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50.

 

Full Course

Digital Illustration

$285

with Cara Dunning

Calendar Current session started Feb 7, 2022 at 4:45 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Let your imaginations run wild in glorious multi-color pixilation! In this digital illustration class, students ages 10 and up will create beautiful illustrations on MACC-provided iPads, using modern digital  illustration techniques by professional illustrator Cara Dunning.

Your kids have seen artists bring their work to fruition on YouTube using the Procreate app and now they can too! They will produce impressive artwork while also learning technology like Layers, Clipping Masks, and other tools that are industry standard technology for careers in Graphic Design, Film Editing, animation, and several other creative fields. They are also the technological building blocks for more complicated software like the Adobe Creative suite (photoshop, InDesign, after effects, Adobe Illustrator etc) Ms. Cara’s guided instruction is easy to understand, so kids will quickly find themselves working like real-life modern illustrators.  

Member Discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

Animation Fundamentals

$285

with Cara Dunning

Calendar Current session started Feb 7, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Registration is still available by calling the office at 615-822-0789.

Pictures are better when they move! Children ages 11 - 15 will learn how to do 2D animation from a real illustrator using the MACC's provided IPads.  Students will learn the art of motion and create animated GIFS to bring their characters to life. 





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