Fall 2021-2022 Fine Arts Enrichment Program (Available at 2121 Central Campus Only)
Art at YYLC:
In YYLC art class you children will learn modern concepts with traditional processes. Your child will benefit from art class by thinking creatively, practicing decision making, learning responsibility for materials, and thinking independently.
6-8 years old:
Younger children love telling stories with art. In this class they will explore a variety of mediums, while learning the fundamentals of art through vocabulary. The lesson will start with an idea that the children can tell a story from. Students will learn basics of composition, how to create mood with color and narrating a story using pictures. Character design and narrative story telling, comic books and characters from anime or video games can be recreated to spark interest in art.
8+ years old:
This class teaches children to replicate what they see in the world. The students will study what a 3-dimensional form is versus a 2-dimensional shape. The students will learn one medium at a time, and will spend 2-3 weeks on a project. Subjects include analysis of form in Still Life, Drawing Animals, Landscapes and some Figures and Portraits. Shading, Color Theory and Technique are more emphasized at this level.
Instructor: Ms. Emily Lounsbury
Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts Painting & Drawing Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Emily has been drawing and painting all her life, and excelled in the arts in middle and high school. After she graduated a year early and went to University of Calgary as a Biology major on the Pre-Med track, she decided she would rather go to art school and study life from an artist's perspective. She specialized in painting people and portraits, and since graduating with her BFA from the Academy of Art has had several gallery shows, and done many portrait commissions and illustrations for commercial businesses, logos, proposals, and book illustrations. She loves teaching and sharing the gift of art with others with patience, making art accessible to everyone, and encouraging artists to find their own style, favorite techniques, and modes of expression.
13 classes, 40 minutes per class. From the week of September 13th to the week of December 13th.