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Creative Arts Workshop - Fall 2017 Art Programs for Young People
 
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Creative Arts Workshop Fall Term begins Monday September 18,  2017
 Art Programs for Young People


Young People's Programs



Creative Arts Workshop Information


Note: CAW may use materials that could cause allergic reactions. When registering, please list any food and/or contact allergies your child may have. If there are no allergies, please write “None” in the space provided. Supplies

Fall Term:  September 18, 2017 – December 17, 2017


New Explorers: Fall for Art

Young artists become masters by learning independently and grow while working in a warm, nurturing environment. Students will use materials and techniques ranging from clay, drawing, painting, watercolors, collage, puppets, sculpture, wood, and papier mache. CAW now offers new sections for more fun to fit your schedule! Sign up for one or multiple days of the week!  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW.

Section A w/YP Faculty,  Mon, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 9/18 – 12/11, 13 Sessions
Section B w/YP Faculty, Tues, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 9/19 – 12/12, 13 Sessions
Section C w/YP Faculty,  Wed, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 9/20 – 12/13, 13 Sessions
Section D w/YP Faculty,  Thurs, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 9/21 – 12/14, 12 Sessions
Section E w/Jennifer Van Elswyk,  Sat, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, 9/23 – 12/16,  12 Sessions 


Smart @ Art:

Fall Into Weather with Judie Cavanaugh (Section A)

“Fall Into Weather” projects will center around the subject of weather. Let’s fall into Autumn with leaf painting and printing, constructing natural buildings and houses and creating creatures that creep around in all types of weather. New projects for returning students. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Wed, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, 9/20 – 12/13 (except 11/21), 12 Sessions 
 

Fall Fun with Eva Scopino (Section B)

Discover, explore, create! Young artists learn different art media and processes including drawing, painting, collage, puppet, clay sculpture and other 3-D explorations. Inspirations include the Fall season, colors and celebrations. There will be new projects for continuing students. Includes supplies.  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Wed, 10:30 PM – 12:00 PM, 9/23 – 12/16 (except 11/25),  12 Sessions 
 


Color and Mixed Media, with Eva Scopino

Explore the magic of color and combine different Art materials to create projects in clay, painting and sketching, collage, masks, puppets, mobiles, cardboard constructions, 3D papier mache and wood sculpture. Includes supplies. Projects for both new and continuing students. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Mon, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, 9/18 – 12/6, 13 sessions

Clay Play: Your Very Own World! with Gul Rukh Selim

Create your own world by designing clay pieces from your imagination such as a fantasy world of fairies and dragons or your favorite movie characters! You could also make pieces based on your own life: your family, friends and pets. Participants learn techniques for working with clay while you make your very own pieces. You will learn to make pinch pots and coil pots, as well as learn slab building and how to enhance your pieces with neat texturing tricks. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Tues, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, 9/19 – 12/12,  13 sessions

A-Z Painting + Drawing: Tuesday Discovery, with Nelli Shevelkina

Skills in the visual arts are built in the same way as learning to play a musical instrument or sport: by practicing and training, and by challenging you with new techniques and ideas. In Drawing and Discovery, young artists ages 6-11 will explore fundamental concepts of line, texture, shading, and color through the fun, creative, and age-appropriate projects. Students will try their hand at figure drawing, portraits, volume and perspective, and experiment with professional art materials. Students will work independently or as a group according to their age, level of experience, personal interest and individual artistic style. This class will be offered continuously during the year, allowing students to progressively develop skills in visual literacy, perception and creativity progressively. Small class size (no more than six students) allows each student to receive significant individual attention. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Tues, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/19 – 12/12,  13 sessions

Art and Science, with Jennifer Van Elswyk

In this course students will discover science through art experiences. They will be introduced to some properties of water, air, light, energy, matter and earth. Students will conduct experiments and then create art objects them allow them to further explore the science. In this mixed media course students will use a wide variety of materials to create both 2-D and 3-D art. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Wed, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, 9/20 – 12/13 (except 11/22),  12 sessions

Humans in Visual Art, with Nelli Shevelkinak

Stick figures and little skeletons help students to gradually learn movement and proportions of the human figure. By studying illustrations, different animation styles and artwork from various artists, students will learn how to represent humans on paper and in sculptural creations. Use variety of materials (pencil, charcoal, pastels, ink, markers, watercolors and clay) to express different moods and feelings. Weekly projects are appropriate for all ages and levels, and are lots of fun! Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Wed, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, 9/20 – 12/13 (except 11/23), 2 sessions

Saturday Sketching Autumn, with Eva Scopino

Develop drawing skills and personal style through observation, imagination, and techniques. Explore line, shape, form, value, texture, and composition. Draw animals, people, portraits, still life, and Autumn trees, leaves, skies. Work with pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolor, ink. Includes supplies. Projects for both beginners and continuing students. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Sat, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, 9/23 – 12/16 (except 11/25),  12 sessions

Young Artist Academy, with Nelli Shevelkina

The objective of that program is to give young artist skills to enjoy, understand, and create visual art by immersing themselves into drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, and art history.

Beginning with fundamentals of drawing and painting through fun and creative exercises, observing, and studying different artists. Participants will develop and hone their imagination and creativity, eye and hand coordination, tone and color recognition, volume and proportion, and thorough understanding according to their individual preferences, interests and abilities. Small class size will ensure personal attention and opportunity to work on your own pace. Students may sign up per term, but are encouraged to continue throughout the year. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Sat, 10:30 PM – 12:30 PM, 9/23 – 12/16 (except 11/25),  12 sessions


Jr. Potters On The Wheel, with Eva Scopino

Cups and mugs, bowls and plates, pottery are loads of fun to create! From the wheel to the table, Junior Potters wedge, throw, trim and glaze unique works of utilitarian art. Instruction will be given to each student at her or his level of experience. Come cover your hands in clay in CAW’s pottery studio. Both new and returning students are welcome.  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW.Mon, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/18 – 12/11,  13 sessions

Fun With Metal, with Connie Pfeiffer

Explore working with copper and brass to make jewelry and sculpture! Hammer, stamp, fold, cut, twist, shape and heat metal to create pendants, medallions and forms from nature such as leaves and pods. Students will gain hands on experience with basic hand tools including hammers, mallets, cutters, files, pliers and even gas torches (one-on-with instructor.)  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW.Note:  No class 11/21. Thurs, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/18 – 12/11 (except 11/21), 2 sessions:


Sew Your Halloween Costume A, with Jasmine Thomas

Design and create a spooky Halloween costume from concept to finished product. Use basic sewing, patterns, and patternmaking techniques. Note: No experience necessary, but helpful.. Supplies: Fabric, thread, pins, sewing needles, fabric scissors, paper scissors

Section A, Mon 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 10/2 – 10/23,4 sessions
Section B, Tues, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 10/3 – 10/24,  4 sessions

Teen Clay, with Michael Bradford

Students can explore or create a personal project for the home or garden. Instruction covers all of the skills needed: hand-building, sculpture, surface design, and use of the wheel. The instructor will provide students with individual help at their own skill level, and demos to support their learning. Open to both beginning and continuing students. Cost includes clay and firing fees. Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Thurs, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/21 – 12/6 (except 11/23),  11 sessions:
 
Teen Drawing Studio, with Eva Scopino

Learn to draw fun food, animal, and toy characters inspired by the Japanese style of comics called “kawaii” (which means cute in Japanese). Techniques for designing, drawing, coloring and finishing characters will be taught. Supplies provided by CAW. Wed, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/20 – 12/5 (except 11/22),  12 sessions

A-Z Painting + Drawing: Friday Vision, with Nelli Shevelkina

Skills in the visual arts are built in the same way as learning to play a musical instrument or sport: by practicing and training and by challenging you with new techniques and ideas. This class will be offered continuously during the year, allowing students to progressively develop skills in visual literacy, perception and creativity progressively. Small class size (no more than six students) allow each student receive significant individual attention. Join us to study observational drawing, painting, composition and creative imagery using fundamental concepts of line, shading, texture and color. We will progress in time to perspective, volume, human figure and portrait. Students will work according to their level of experience, personal interest and individual artistic style.
 Note: No class 11/24.  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Fri, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 9/22 – 12/15 (except 11/24),  12 sessions:
 
Teen Arts Academy, with Nelli Shevelkina

The objective of that program is to give young artist skills to enjoy, understand, and create visual art by immersing themselves into drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, and art history. Beginning with fundamentals of drawing and painting through fun and creative exercises, observing, and studying different artists. Participants will develop and hone their imagination and creativity, eye and hand coordination, tone and color recognition, volume and proportion, and thorough understanding according to their individual preferences, interests and abilities. Small class size will ensure personal attention and opportunity to work on your own pace. Students may sign up per term, but are encouraged to continue throughout the year. Note: No class 11/25.  Supplies: Supplies provided by CAW. Sat, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 9/23 – 12/16 (except 11/25) 12 sessions


  
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Creative Arts Workshop is a nonprofit regional center for education in the visual arts that has served the Greater New Haven area since 1961. Located in the heart of the award-winning Audubon Arts District, the Workshop offers a wide range of classes in the visual arts in its own three-story building with fully equipped studios and an active exhibition schedule in its well known Hilles Gallery. More than 3,000 adults and young people enroll annually in the over 300 courses offered by Creative Arts Workshop, while thousands of visitors enjoy the exhibitions in both galleries throughout the year.
 
Creative Arts Workshop makes the arts available to all who want to participate. CAW is supported by its membership, tuition fees, arts-related fundraising events and sponsors. Additional funding is received from corporate and individual contributors as well as from grants for special projects from both public funds and charitable foundations.

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From I-91:
Take exit 3 (Trumbull Street). At the bottom of the exit ramp at the light, make a left (Orange Street). Go to the next light and make a right (Grove Street). Go to the next light and make a right (beginning of Whitney Avenue), one block up on right is Audubon Street (one-way). CAW is half-way down the block.
 
From I-95:
Pick up I-91 North and take exit 3 (Trumbull Street). Follow directions above.
 
From Route 34:
Pass Yale Bowl. Take a left onto Ella Grasso Boulevard, go to Whalley (Dunkin Donuts on corner). Take a right onto Whalley and continue until Whalley becomes Elm Street. Keep going straight down to Church Street (Court House on your left). Take a left, go past 2 traffic lights (Church becomes Whitney Avenue). Audubon Street is your first right.
 
From Merritt Parkway:
Take Dixwell Avenue Exit (Hamden). At 3rd light (past the Post Office) take a left onto Mather Street, follow Mather to Whitney Avenue (Mobile Gas Station). Turn right onto Whitney Avenue, continue towards New Haven. Take a left onto Trumbull Street. At 2nd light (Orange Street) turn right, go to the next light (Grove Street), turn right. Turn right again onto Whitney Avenue, Audubon Street is your first right.
 
PARKING
 
Parking is available in the Audubon Court Garage. The entrance is on Orange Street, just past Audubon Street, or on Audubon Street just past CAW. Tickets may be stamped at the front desk for a discount.
 
 
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510

Phone: 203-562-4927
Fax: 203-562-2329

www.creativeartsworkshop.org

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