Learn the basic principles of design including pattern, contrast, emphasis, balance, scale, harmony, and movement. Students will learn to discover their own personal design style while understanding type/font styles and color, Students will learn how to create a portfolio and have projects they can add to it.
Do you know the benefits of doodling? A Harvard study has linked doodling with stress relief, problem-solving, and higher concentration. Learn the simple art of doodling and how to achieve organic, original drawings you can be proud of. Learn bubble writing, how to create mini characters (personification), how to think with your hands, and much more! Drawing has never been more fun and rewarding. No previous experience necessary.
In this class, students will learn to sketch landscapes, plants, and animals. We will also learn tips for capturing textures such as fur, grass, water, and stone. These techniques can be taken to the field for creating both quick sketches and longer, detailed works.
By appointment (Click on class name above for calendar)
Taught by Patrice DiChristina
Take private art lessons with Artist and Art Teacher, Patrice DiChristina. Learn whatever you need to focus on for any purpose, including but not limited to: - developing portfolio for applying to schools - gaining a specific skill - increasing your ability to achieve your own goals with your art.
This non-performing music class meets once a week for each semester of the year and is designed to be a music appreciation course that teaches students about the “ingredients” of music such as melody, harmony, notation, texture, style, rhythm and form. Students will explore the basics of music as well as listen to various examples of music from around the world, including musical theatre.