Fine Art Classes

September 2019 through May 2020

Al Tahoe School Art Room

1100 Lyons Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150

(530) 318-3639

Pottery Class        updated 8/12/2019

Mondays 

Ages 9 and up

Four 90 minute classes,  10:30am to 12:00, four week sessions $120.

Session 1.) Sept. 9, 16, 23 &30

Session 2.) Oct. 7, 14, 21 &28

Session 3.) March 2, 9, 16 & 23

Session 4.) March 30, No 4/6 April 13, 20& 27

Having a hand made finished piece of pottery gives children pride and physically instills in them the significance of the techniques they were taught. Having a finished piece to keep or give as gifts adds a special value to the child’s life and can make clay a very memorable experience.

Students will learn, hand building, how to use molds and potters wheel.

They will create sculpture, and functional projects with beautiful high fire glazing techniques, fun and colorful low fire bisque painting, sgraffito with underglazes, textures with stains and wax resist techniques. 

Younger Artist   updated 12/13/2019

Wednesdays Class

Ages 5 to 9 years old

Four 90 minute classes, 10:30 to 12:00 four week sessions, $65.

September 4, 11, 18 & 25 Natural Science

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting, printmaking or clay 

GEMS AND ROCKS – color, line & shape

HONEYBEE – line, variety & literature

ABOVE AND BELOW THE FOREST -balance, repetition & literature

 

October 2, 9, 16, 23  Color Theory

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting, printmaking or clay

COOL & WARM MODERN LANDSCAPES –  Georgia O Keefe, color, line & space

STARLIGHT PUMPKINS – drawing & collage

 

November Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13 & 20 Transportation

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting, printmaking or clay

FREIGHT TRAIN – line, contrast, value & mixed-media

AMELIA EARHART – value, texture, emphasis & chalk drawing

 

December  4, 11 & 18 (3 weeks only, $50 ) Animals 

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking and clay

SEA OTTER – line & texture

BISON PAINTING – space, texture

GRUMPY MONKEY – texture & facial expressions

 

January 8, 15, 22 & 29 Space Science

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking and clay

ASTRONAUT – mixed-media self portrait

WENZEL HABLIK UNIVERSE – drawing, cutting & pasting

 

February 5, 12 & 26 (3 weeks only, $50 ) History, Ancient Greek & Roman Times

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking or clay

TROJAN HELMET – shape, texture & form

CLAY GREEK VASE- form, line, pattern

March 4,11,18 &25 Art and Music

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking and clay

SINGING IN THE RAIN- contrast, rhythm, collage

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD- color mixed media and pattern

April 1, 15, 22 & 29  Impressionism 

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking or clay

MONET’S SAILBOAT- Reflection, mono print 

JAPANESE BRIDGE-Watercolor resist

 

May 6, 13, 20 & 27 Abstract Art

Oil pastel, chalk pastel, collage, painting printmaking or clay

HUNDERTWASSER LOLIY POP FLOWERS- Drawing, watercolor painting

PAINT LIKE POLLOCK- directed painting, color theory 

 

 

Older Art Classes 2020  Updated 12/13/19

Fridays

Ages  10 and up

10:30 to 12 noon, four week session, $65. a month

January Session 1/10, 17, 24 & 31- Clay Sculpture

Pablo Picasso

 

February Session  (3 weeks only, $50 ) 2/7, 14 & 28 Printmaking 

Negative and positive space, techniques, color theory

March Session 3/6, 13, 20 & 27 Notan Design

positive and negative space

 

April Session 4/3, 17, 24 & May 1- Collage

Henri Matisse, organic shapes, watercolor, gouache,

 

May  Session 5/8, 15, 22 & 29- Canvas Painting with Acrylics

Painting techniques, color theory, 

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