School Year Classes Ages 12-18

MCAD for Kids school year classes introduce students and families to the world of art and ideas through fun and challenging projects, with topics ranging from painting to photography to portfolio preparation for college-bound teens.

Have you always wanted to learn to screenprint? Would you love to make apparel with your unique designs? Print your own shirts? You can! Learn the basics of screenprinting in this 3-hour workshop. You'll leave with a basic understanding of screenprinting and a unique print or two of your own. / Materials fee of $6 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students 11-14 years old.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. Ideas for both a simple stencil design and a simple design that you can draw by hand.

Mar 13 - Mar 13
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
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This class is designed as a fun and exciting path to lead younger artists toward a better understanding of the basic concepts, techniques, and materials used in contemporary painting. Formal elements such as line, shape, value, texture, and color will be introduced, as well as issues dealing with content and meaning, or how to decide what to paint. Students will learn how to translate ideas from memory, sketches, and found materials into finished paintings.

Feb 20 - Mar 19
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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