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Art Class: Creating Magic with Oil Pastels

Teacher: Shreshthi Mehta

This module for children ages 6 and above will demonstrate the techniques of using oil pastels to create bright images. Explore the secrets of abstract art and add life to your drawings by attending 8 sessions.

Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Minimum enrollment required to conduct the session.

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What to bring:

Pencil, eraser, drawing paper (thicker than regular paper), oil pastels (preferably Artist Loft brand), paper towels.

Price:

$120

Class Times:

Oil Pastels Beginner Level 1 & 2 - 2021 Session 1 (8-classes) - Tuesday: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact:

Email – info@centerforartsandwellness.com

Art Class: Introduction to Art and Painting

Teacher: Shreshthi Mehta

This module for children ages 7 and under is designed to orient young artists to the world of art and painting. Participants will paint on cardboard cutouts, glass bottles, paper and other materials to create toys and other artifacts. Little artists can also use ribbons, buttons, foam shapes, stickers and more to decorate their art work. This session will run for 4 classes, one-hour each. Parents may be required to attend.

Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Minimum enrollment required to conduct the session.

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What to bring:

Pencils, eraser, sharpener, ruler, paints, paint brushes, cup of water, paper towels.

Price:

$70 for 4-class session.

Class Times:

Contact:

Email – info@centerforartsandwellness.com

Art Class - Warli Art (Ages 7+)

Teacher: Shreshthi Mehta

This Art class will focus on a traditional tribal art style from India, "Warli Art". Students are encouraged to create art that they identify most with, and will get an opportunity to create a Warli art master picture using their imagination along with course concepts.

Beginner Warli Art: Participants will learn to draw human-like figures, animals, and other objects. Different activities of the Warli tribe like dancing, fishing, hunting and more will be depicted using geometric designs in art form.

Advanced Warli painting: This module is designed for those who have mastered the basics of Warli art. Participants will create a Warli painting on a 20*30 inch (approx) canvas under supervision.

No prior art or drawing experience is required. Artwork created by children in the session will be sent to various art journals for consideration for publication.

Students are accepted on a rolling basis.
Minimum enrollment required to conduct the session.

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What to bring:

Sketch pen/sharpie, pencil, eraser, paper, ruler.

Price:

$85 for 4-class session

Class Times:

Beginner Warli (4-classes) - Thursday: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Advanced Warli (4-classes) - Thursday: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Contact:

Email – info@centerforartsandwellness.com

Basics of Drawing

Teacher: Shreshthi Mehta

In this module children ages 5 and above will explore the basic techniques of drawing. There will be drawing exercises for finger control. Children will develop motor skills to color within lines and trace lines successfully. Have fun with art and learn to create neat pictures by attending 8 sessions.

Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Minimum enrollment required to conduct the session.

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What to bring:

Pencil, eraser, drawing paper (thicker than regular paper), oil pastels or crayons.

Price:

$120

Class Times:

8-class Session - Thursday: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact:

Email – info@centerforartsandwellness.com

Indian Folk Art - Madhubani

Teacher: Chaitrali Yadav

Learning folk art of India is to appreciate the culture of India. Being culturally diverse and distinct India has many folk art forms from different regions. Madhubani Art from Bihar, Gond from Madhya Pradesh, Mural art from Kerala, Phad paintings from Rajasthan, Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh, and Pattachitra from Odisha and West Bengal.

In this class, we are going to explore these ancient and traditional folk art forms in the Folk Art classes. In this first session, we will introduce Madhubani Art style. Madhubani Art is also popularly known as Mithila Art, the village where they were found. This art is typically created on the mud walls of the houses using fingers, twigs, match sticks and nib-pens, mainly by women during special occasions and festivals. The paints used are from plants and other natural resources. The theme of the art is based on Hindu mythology and deities. It also includes natural symbols like Sun, Moon, fish, lotus, birds and animals.

Winter Themed class (Ages 7+ years): Enjoy winter by learning Madhubani Art. In this 4-weeks session, students will learn various Madhubani Art patterns and will use them on winter motifs like snowman, snowflakes and trees. At the end of the session, students will complete a winter themed Madhubani painting that can be proudly displaced.
Minimum enrollment required to conduct the session.

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What to bring:

White Art paper (8” x10” or 9” x 11" and appropriate for acrylic painting), Pencil and Eraser, Ruler (optional), Acrylic paints, Brushes, Palette, A container for water, 1 fine tip black pen or sharpie.

Price:

$80 for the 4-classes session

Class Times:

Winter-Themed Madhubani (4-classes) - Wednesday: 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Contact:

Email – info@centerforartsandwellness.com