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Online Summer Art classes for children : Elements of design

Learn the elements of design in a fun way. We will study one element each week, and paint a famous painting in the style of the masters of art.

A study of the elements of design helps to form a foundation for drawing and painting. 

Week 1: Explanation of the 6 Elements of design, brief history of the art movements and artists. Creative exercise: Icebreaker introductions using the elements.

Week 2: Line. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Mondrian.
Week 3: Shape. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Matisse.
Week 4: Space. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Monet.
Week 5: Colour. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Kandinsky.
Week 6: Texture. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Van Gogh.
Week 7: Form. Creative exercise: painting in the style of Picasso.

Week 8: Creative exercise: Collage of elements from all 6 paintings.

Accomplishments: Students will have a foundation of the elements of design and knowledge of the art movements, study of the techniques used by famous Masters of art, and have a collection of 6 vibrant paintings. 

PDF handouts will be provided for reference.

Certificate of completion from the Blue Amber Arts Academy.

Please note: Time zone is EST