ART PROGRAM

Art Program

Just the Two of Us

Are you looking for something a little different to do you with your creative little guy or gal?  Then join us as we explore our imaginations in this engaging child and adult caregiver class.  We will spend our time creating unique arts and crafts projects and young ones will have the opportunity to interact and explore with their peers.  Leave the mess to us and enjoy some quality time with your little one. 
Note- fee is for one adult and one child, second child would be half the fee.

                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 2-5 with adult
Day: Mondays
Dates: 9/25-11/13
Time: 12:15-1:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $25/$30
Min 5/Max 15
Code: 154101A

Silk Screening and Block Printing

Students will have the opportunity to design and print their own drawings onto T-Shirts, tote bags, and more! Participants will design an image, create a silk screen, and print the image onto items brought from home. Students will also explore the art of block printing onto paper using soft cut printing blocks.

Note- Fabric items will be heat set in class and are machine washable. All inks used are non-toxic and made for printing on light-colored T-shirts, and other cotton or cotton blend fabrics, linen, rayon, polyester, and most other synthetics, except nylon. Please pre wash all items prior to class time.
*Continuing students will be given advanced instruction.
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

6 weeks
Ages: 9-16
Day: Thursdays
Dates: 9/28-11/2
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $50/$55
Min 5/Max 10
Code: 154108A

Young at Art

In this incredibly fun and upbeat class, young artists have the opportunity to learn about the various ways they can express themselves through the arts. Young at Art goes beyond your typical painting projects, and introduces students to the wide world of art through theater, dance, and visual arts projects. Children will be able to freely express themselves in a fully supportive and engaging environment. 
*Child must be restroom independent.
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 3-6
Day: Fridays
Dates: 9/29-11/17
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $40/$45
Min 6/Max 10
Code: 154102A

Sculptural Techniques

Students will be exposed to a wide variety of professional art mediums in this unique and engaging sculpture class. Participants will draw inspiration from weekly lessons presented at class time, while being encouraged to express their unique artistic vision in a fully supportive and fun environment.
*Continuing students will be given advanced instruction.
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 7-16
Day: Mondays
Dates: 9/25-11/13
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $40/$45
Min 6/Max 13
Code: 154106A

Intro to Drawing

In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of drawing using charcoal, graphite, and colored pencil. Participants will explore techniques in perspective and still life compositions while examining the importance of light and dark tones in drawing. All materials are provided but participants may choose to bring supplies from home. *Continuing students will be given advanced instruction.
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 8-11
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: 9/26-11/21
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $25/$30
Min 4/Max 15
Code: 154107A
*No class 10/31

Intermediate Drawing

This course is a continuation of the concepts and techniques covered in Intro to Drawing, and is intended for older students who are looking to enhance their previously developed drawing skills. 
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 12-16
Day: Tuesdays
Dates: 9/26-11/21
Time: 6:15-7:45 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $25/$30
Min 4/Max 15
Code: 154107B
*No class 10/31

Intro to Painting

Students will learn about a variety of artists and art genres while experimenting with multiple painting techniques and mediums.  Participants will be encouraged to express their unique outlook on the world while drawing inspiration from their weekly lesson. 
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 6-11
Day: Fridays
Dates: 9/29-12/1
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $40/$45
Min 6/Max 15
Code: 154103A
*No class 11/3, 11/24

Intermediate Painting

This class is for students who have already learned basic painting techniques and are looking to broaden and refine their established skill sets.  Participants will be given weekly lessons designed to enhance their understanding and knowledge of art and art history, while giving them the freedom to create works of art that are as unique as they are.
                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Tara Tischer

8 weeks
Ages: 12-16
Day: Fridays
Date: 9/29-12/1
Time: 6:15-7:45 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $40/$45
Min 6/Max 15
Code: 154103B
*No class 11/3, 11/24

Let's Paint Nature on Canvas

Join us and share the love you have for nature! We will have fun painting and drawing all the things in nature that surround us, and you can even imagine through your artwork the places and things you dream of seeing! There is so much nature to explore, so, let’s have fun together, discovering it through Art!
                                                                                                                                           Instructor: Cheryl Spran

6 weeks
Ages: 6-16
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: 10/4-11/8
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $50/$55
Min 8/Max 15
Code: 154112A

Still Life Painting

Each week we will create a beautiful painting on canvas from a still life setting in the classroom. We will focus on the lights and shadows and how they relate to the shapes and colors we are representing in our art. These techniques will create a feeling and a mood we want to convey in our work and it will be a calm and relaxing class, just like a still life should be!  Join us! Basic materials will be provided but participants may bring their own supplies if desired.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Instructor: Cheryl Spran

5 weeks
Ages: 18+
Day: Saturdays
Dates: 10/7-11/11
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $50/$55
Min 8/Max 18
Code: 154112C
*No class 10/28

Mask Making

This will be a fun class where we will learn about masks from all over the world and the meaning and purpose they have in different cultures. Let’s get creative and make a mask to wear or hang on your wall. Sign up and join us for a good time making and learning about masks! 
                                                                                                                                           Instructor: Cheryl Spran

8 weeks
Ages: 6-16
Day: Thursdays
Dates: 10/5-11/9
Time: 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee: $45/$50
Min 8/Max 15
Code: 154112B

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Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 749-4900
Fax: (708) 749-4966

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Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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