Arts Classes and Camps

 

Morris Museum, Spring 2018 – studio art offerings

CHILDREN AND TEENS 

SPRING 2018

ILLUSTRATION CREATIONS WITH SEBASTIAN GOMEZ 
6 Saturdays: June 2-July 7, 2018, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Ages 7-11

This is course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which include (Composition, Value, Color, and Texture) and the importance of storytelling. Throughout six weeks, students will do a series of fun activities using watercolors and colored pencils while working on storytelling by translating text to images from their favorite books.

Members: $135
Non-Members: $150

 

ILLUSTRATION AND CARTOONING WITH SEBASTIAN GOMEZ
6 Saturdays: June 2-July 7, 2018, 12:00-2:00PM
Ages 14+

Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of illustration and get a first-hand look at what a college Illustration course entails. Students will acquire fundamental illustration skills, become familiar with principal areas within the field, and will be introduced to a variety of techniques used in Sebastian’s illustrations. Students will work on two projects throughout the six weeks focusing on storytelling by doing an interior book illustration and a book/comic cover illustration.

Members: $135
Non-Members: $150
WELCOME SPRING WITH CLAUDE LARSON
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1:00-4:00PM
Ages 16+

Transform a 6” X 24” wood panel into a colorful interpretation of the reawakening of trees in the springtime. You will be guided through the processes of this workshop using acrylic paints and markers, stencils, and your imagination to create a one of a kind piece that reflects your personality and color preferences. You will leave with a piece ready for display and a new set of skills that you can continue to play with.

Members: $60
Non-Members: $70

INDOORS TO GET OUTDOORS WITH TRACY POLLOCK
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:00AM-3:00PM
Ages 16+

This workshop will focus on a quick study that will stress composition, form, and value. Students will be working from a still life learning to train the eye and develop their senses to carry the experience outdoors.

Members: $70
Non-Members: $80

THE MATHEMATICS AND DESIGN OF ORIGAMI PART II
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Ages 8+

Join us to make your own origami creations! Students will be led in this craft by an origami expert and build their own unique structures including a Tomoko Fuse Spiral, a colorful spiral made with 4 sheets of paper using your own color combinations!

 

Members: $50

Non-MemberS: $55

ADULTS

SPRING 2018

 

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO DRAWING WITH CARL BURGER
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 1:00-3:00PM

Practice different drawing techniques including gesture, shadow, and composition while experiencing first-hand knowledge from one of New Jersey’s most decorated and well-known artists. Studies will include the figure, drapery, and an unexpected addition!

Availability is limited. 
To receive priority registration, Members can enroll starting March 12. 
For Non-Members, enrollment begins March 19
Workshop fee: $75

ACRYLIC PAINTING WITH FRANCESCA PELAGGI 
9 Mondays: April 23-June 25, 2018, 10:00AM-12:00PM (no class May 28)

Learn fundamental elements of composition, including abstract form, light and shadow, blocking in of color, and value accuracy while using acrylic paint. Learn to work wet in wet as well as glazing techniques to build up a finished painting. Demonstrations will be given as well as individual attention to all students. All levels welcome – beginners encouraged!

Members: $200
Non-Members: $220

PASTELS WITH FRANCESCA PELAGGI  
10 Tuesdays: April 24-June 26, 2018, 10:00AM-12:00PM

Pastel is an exciting medium with seductive color and relatively quick results. Learn to achieve various values, tones and textures in still life and landscapes. If you’ve never tried it, here’s your chance! Demonstrations will be given as well as individual attention to all students. All levels welcome – beginners encouraged!

Members: $220
Non-Members: $245

WELCOME SPRING WITH CLAUDE LARSON
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1:00-4:00PM

Transform a 6” X 24” wood panel into a colorful interpretation of the reawakening of trees in the springtime. You will be guided through the processes of this workshop using acrylic paints and markers, stencils, and your imagination to create a one of a kind piece that reflects your personality and color preferences. You will leave with a piece ready for display and a new set of skills that you can continue to play with.

Members: $60
Non-Members: $70

INDOORS TO GET OUTDOORS WITH TRACY POLLOCK
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:00AM-3:00PM

This workshop will focus on a quick study that will stress composition, form, and value. Students will be working from a still life learning to train the eye and develop their senses to carry the experience outdoors.

Members: $70
Non-Members: $80

 

Morris County Art Association, Summer 2018 Brochure
listing classes for families, youth and seniors

Mason Gross School of the Arts Christopher Kenniff, Director of the Extension Division Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 33 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Phone (Civic Square Building Office): 848-932-5241 Phone (Marryott Music Building Office #113): 732-932-8618 Fax 732-932-8794 E-mail: ckenniff@masongross.rutgers.edu Website: http://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/extension