Join us for a creative week in CTAC's art studios! Students will create new projects everyday focused on art and design concepts. Instructor Svetlana Ottney is supportive, inspirational, and highly knowledgeable. Young artists will begin to build a solid understanding of art fundamentals while creating their own unique works of art.
Taking inspiration from our favorite furry friends, each day offers a new project with new art and craft materials.
Design a stylized cat using drawing media and acrylic. (linear design -- how to draw a cat -- step by step, generic cat... for project, show her design and -- learn how to simplify, and abstract a representational form... how to manipulate a representational form in an expressive way... drawing/painting mixed media.
Design and embellish a cat pillow using a variety of fabrics, beads, and ribbons.... simplify forms, use creative color and texture choices to create the 3D sculpture made of fiber. (talk about color choices -- why artists pick certain colors -- ...
Create a stylized dog using mixed media.
Create a 3D pillow of a dog.
Draw and paint a bird using magazine pictures for inspiration.... scale and movement, asymmetrical presentation/symmetry -- expressive brushstrokes -- painterly approach to acrylic