2019 FREE SUMMER ART CLASSES~FOR STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS 13 & UP.
6:30PM-8:30PM TUESDAY & THURSDAY
LOOK FOR SATURDAY SPECIAL SESSIONS 1:00PM-3:30PM
The Athens Cultural Center offers free student art classes throughout the year and free evening summer classes for 8th grade and up July-August.
Summer Art Classes give students and other members of our community an opportunity to choose what types of classes they want to attend, while receiving guidance from trained artists in a fun and relaxed environment. Our summer evening art classes are free for students 8th grade and up and seniors. $10.00 fee for all others. During the summer, students can spend one to six weeks at the Athens Cultural Center, painting, drawing, writing stories and creating sculptures.
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WEEK 1: JULY 9TH & JULY 11TH
Delicate Mindful Musical Watercolors & Microns:
All levels are invited to come experiment with watercolors and learn about how to take inspiration from an artist by taking apart their work. The students will work with Kandinsky and his delicate lines and how music inspired him. We’ll create our own meditative musically inspired compositions over free flowing watercolors. This is a super relaxing, mood altering class. (Instructor: Natalie Boburka )
WEEK 2: JULY 16TH & JULY 18TH
Students will sketch outside and come in to the studio to paint their drawing with acrylic paints. Students will learn how to create the illusion of space to make a realistic painting. Students will learn and understand how to use basic color theory to complete their project. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)
WEEK 3: JULY 23RD & JULY 25 (SPECIAL SATURDAY JULY 27TH)
Meditative Pattern Based Design: This relaxing, meditative art experience is for anyone who loves to doodle! We’ll work on constructing individual patterns, and use them in a variety of structures, some with color added first and some with color added after. You’ll leave this class with a number of small pieces and a higher level of relaxation and calmness
Saturday Special Session: 1:00pm-3:30pm
Group Pattern Based Design Hidden Figures: All participants from session #1 plus a guest if wanted.We’ll take what we learned and create a giant group design which you will make all the decisions about, from color, to what to use, and what to hide. (Instructor: Natalie Boburka)
WEEK 4: JULY 30TH & AUGUST 1ST (SPECIAL SATURDAY AUGUST 3RD)
Site Specific Sculptures:
No experience necessary- all levels welcome! We’ll use Athens waterfront as inspiration to create Marquette’s to be used as a basis for larger site specific abstract sculptures using a variety of sculpture wire, wire mesh, wooden dowels, hot glue, spray paint, and metal tape.
Saturday Special Session:1:00pm-3:30pm
All participants from session #1 plus a guest if wanted. We’ll work together to create a flock of birds to perch on the gazebo at the riverfront! We’ll get a group picture and the birds will migrate to different places in Athens. (Instructor: Natalie Boburka)
WEEK 5: AUGUST 6TH & AUGUST 8TH
Found Art Poetry: Students will create a poem based on the magazine article of their choice. They will then learn the art of calligraphy which they will be able to apply to their artwork for a cohesive piece that combines art with poetry. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)
WEEK 6: AUGUST 13TH & AUGUST 15TH
Bookmaking as a Sculpture & a Book: Students will create a lotus style book where they will write a story adding pictures, drawings, photos, prints, etc. by being inspired by themes found in nature. (Instructor: Wendy Doney)