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Niki Jamieson Art Class, Gr 4-6 Medieval A&B

What We Accomplished: Do you know why the warriors in the Medieval times had pictures on their shields? Our 4th-6th graders do! I'll give you a hint: if the warriors wore head to toe armor, how does the enemy know who they are fighting? Gr 4-6 Art Class Thursday, 3:45-4:45pm In-Person Sessions runs Sept - […]

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Niki Jamieson Art Class, Gr 1-3 Egyptian A&B

What We Accomplished We viewed historic Egyptian portraits, talked a bit about who could have a portrait done (only powerful people and gods) and how they created it. Remember, you couldn't just walk into Michales and throw paint, brushes and canvas into your basket. They had to figure out how to make the paint, the […]

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Niki Jamieson Art Class, Gr 4-6 Egyptian Self-Portraits

What We Accomplished We viewed historic Egyptian portraits, talked a bit about who could have a portrait done (only powerful people and gods) and how they created it. Remember, you couldn't just walk into Michales and throw paint, brushes and canvas into your basket. They had to figure out how to make the paint, the […]

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Adult Painting Class 4: ‘Vibrant Autumn’ by Graham Gercken

What We Accomplished: WHAT A FUN CLASS! Our painting started to really come alive with the yellow-ocher-ish base we painted for the autumn leaves. Next week we're going to use our pallete knifes and add the exciting and vibrant yellows, oranges and reds to the trees and ground -- Can't wait!!! If you're following the […]

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Adult Painting Class 3: ‘Vibrant Autumn’ by Graham Gercken

What We Accomplished: We thought we were going to be able to add the fall foliage this time, but we realized soon enough that we couldn't rush the trees, and branches -- despite how insignificant they seem to be in the final version. Julia Childs says "Never crowd the mushrooms." I say "Never rush the […]

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Adult Painting Class 2: ‘Vibrant Autumn’ by Graham Gercken

What We Accomplished: In our version of Gerken's painting, we worked to complete the background. The balance between painting fog and painting the background so it looked as it was getting further away was a really fun challenge. We are all looking forward to class 3 when we add the fun colors that will make […]

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Children's Art Classes Registration OPEN!

Children's Art Class Grades 1-3, Tuesdays, 3:45 - 4:45 pm Grades 4 - 6, Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:45 pm In-Person Art Classes Shady Lane Art Studios, 8 Shady Lane Drive, Wilmington $240 ($20/class) These artists will experiment with multi-media such as, crayons, markers, water colors, and more while learning basic art techniques rooted in Art […]

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Adult Painting Class 1: ‘Vibrant Autumn’ by Graham Gercken

What We Accomplished: We started recreating our version of this gorgeous autumn painting today. We planned out the painting and how were are going to tackle it. Pencil guidelines were added and an under-painting wash  was added to solidify background elements. We also used the blues to identify where the trees would be in calls […]

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Adult Art Class Starting: ‘Vibrant Autumn’ by Graham Gercken

Acrylic Painting Class Beginner - Intermediate Wednesdays, 8 - 9 pm on ZOOM Sessions run every 4 weeks $60 Grab your paints, your favorite beverage and join us on Zoom for an hour of acrylic painting. As a member of the class you will be able to vote on what painting you'd like to complete. […]

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