for children & adults
online classes for
CHILDREN & ADULTS
for students 8-13
This course is a great opportunity to improve your skills in different art techniques, to acquire a deeper understanding of the fundamental elements of design and make important connections with the work of some great artists. In this 1.5 hour zoom class we will follow a monthly session format, focusing on a specific theme each month. Themes will be announced in this section in advance. You can access this information in our calendar, as well as the list of materials you will need to prepare for each session.
Cost $75-100 / session
To receive an online class link please complete this registration with a payment
for children 4+
& the whole family
It's not just a class, it's a game! Every second Monday of the month we will hold a free class for Sirin students, family, friends and extended community.
you will have to guess what you are drawing, while you are drawing it! The subject will remain a mystery until somebody guesses what it is correctly. There will be a different drawing every class. It can be an animal, an object, Complete and collect as many images as you can, and put them together in a story or a composition at the end. There will be a virtual exhibit at the end!
This new project is also a fundraiser: 100% of donations will help to provide all our students with the equal opportunity to participate in our summer programs.
Donations to Sirin Scholarship Fund are gratefully accepted
online & blended courses for
CHILDREN & TEENS
Sculpting with pottery clay
for children 5+
Play with clay at home! Better yet: set up your pottery studio outside and enjoy the fresh air while you are sculpting your masterpieces.
This blended 3-day course will consist of two online live instructions and one in person class at the studio. Each course will be project based but will also provide some inspiration and advise (and clay!) for independent work.
The number of students attending a class at the studio (our outdoor space) will be limited to 5. We also considering a possible staggered schedule. If necessary, this course can be fully virtual with a contactless drop off/pick up of supply and the artworks (for and after firing)
*Includes supply and fireing fee ($25)
of Odilon Redon
Soft pastel and Charcoal
for students 10+
This 5-day course is a great opportunity for our older students to explore the possibilities that soft pastel and charcoal have to offer. In our projects will embrace both a careful studying of nature and the freedom of imagination. We chose a perfect guide for this artistic exploration - French artist Odilon Redon, who’s imagery is just as fascinating and unrestricted as his technique. The course will provide both the benefits of life online instruction and unlimited feedback on the artworks students create in this class.
*Materials are not included
Drawing & Painting
for students 11+
This two-part course (10 classes total) is specifically designed for students seeking in-depth art instruction as they work on developing their art portfolios. Students considering PVA schools and art careers in the future will focus on developing the necessary observational drawing skills required for auditions and portfolio presentations.
In Part I, DRAWING (6 classes), we will be sketching objects in perspective (separately and in a still life); learning about proportions and shapes of human face to prepare for creating a self-portrait; and learning about shading with graphite pencil and charcoal.
Focus of Part II, PAINTING (4 classes), we'll be improving our acrylic and watercolor technique while working on subjects related to nature.
Length of each class is 1.5 hour. Students may choose to take both courses or just one of them.
Cost: Drawing $180*, Painting $120*
*Materials are not included