Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Friends of the Barnwell to offer Summer Art Workshops for Teens in June, July

Teens 13 to 15 who want to continue their art education have summer workshops being offered by Friends of the Barnwell, says Freda Powell.

“An Interactive Adventure through the Arts” will consist of four three-week workshops and a one week session teaching an Introduction to Photography, Printmaking, Beginning Drawing, Chalk Art, and Mosaics. Each class will be taught by a professional artist.

Instructor Michael Phillips will teach Chalk Art June 24- July 15, Tuesday- Thursday from 10am- 12pm.
Creating one-of-a-kind chalk masterpieces using color from the color wheel will be the focus of this class. The focus will also be creating public art on the sidewalks surrounding the Barnwell Center for visitors to enjoy.

An introduction to photography will be taught be Denise Elmore. The class will teach the basic concepts and techniques to take your photographs from ordinary to extraordinary! The photography class will be held June 24- July 15 Tuesday- Thursday from 1pm to 4pm.

Necee Blackwell will teach printmaking July 15- July 31, Tuesday – Thursday from 10am- 12pm. Graphic design and commercial art concepts will be taught to create your own designer T-shirt. The instructor will teach participants about the wide range of materials and the diverse techniques associated with screen-printing and printmaking.

Blackwell will also instruct a beginning drawing class that will teach you “How to see Like an Artist”. This beginning/ intermediate drawing course will teach you to draw what you see and to view everyday items and images with a different eye. The drawing course will be taught July 15- July 31, Tuesday – Thursday from 1pm- 4pm.

A one week course on mosaics will be taught by Anita Goodson.
The class will be held August 4- August 7 Monday- Thursday from 1pm- 4pm.

318-673-7703 for additional information and supply lists. Pre-Registration is required.

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