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Virtual Drop-In Lab for Teens

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Side Street Studio Arts is bringing our lab arts programming for teens to your home! Starting, June 4, every Thursday you can join our amazing artist-educators live on Facebook for some in-home creativity.

Classes will last from 30 to 70 minutes, and you will be able to send your questions or comments to be addressed during the session.

Virtual Drop-In Lab for Teens sessions will be suitable for the whole family, but be focused on the older of our young artists, with projects designed for grades 7-12. Sessions will feature activities that can use supplies from around your house OR from our Brown Bag Art Kits. To request a free Brown Bag Art Kit, visit us here: https://www.sidestreetstudioarts.org/communitymoves. All ages are welcome.

All Virtual Drop-In sessions are free and open to the public, but we welcome your tax-deductible donation of any size via our donation page, here: https://www.sidestreetstudioarts.org/donate. Suggested donation $5.

DRESS FOR A MESS: While we don’t try to get messy, but you may be using messy paints and other materials. Be sure to dress in clothing they (or you) won’t be sad to get messy, and set up an appropriate work space.

Project Schedule:
Thursday, June 4 w/ Natalie Pivoney
Paint like an Impressionist
Artists will follow along with an instructor to complete an impressionist-style painting while discussing what impressionism means and ways to mix colors.
Supplies: acrylic paint (each color and white, no black), canvas board, paint brush(es) and water, paper towels, picture to look at (provided by instructor).

Thursday, June 11 Visualized Haiku: Poetry is fun w/ Nick Mataragas
Let us make it visual
Time for haiku art
Supplies: Paper, pencil, eraser, pen, markers

Thursday, June 16 Pixelated Paintings w/ Natalie Pivoney
Artists will learn about mixing colors as they create a pixelated painting of a reference photo of their choosing.
Supplies: a 3×4 or 6×8 or 7.5×10 or 8.25×11 or 9×12 or 12×16 inch photo reference, a 9×12 inch canvas, acrylic paints, ruler.

Thursday, June 25 Expressing Your Inner Self Through Masks w/ Nick Mataragas
Create beautiful artwork using torn paper to make unique designs.
Supplies: Paper, pencil, and markers, crayons, or colored pencils.

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