Sunday, April 30, 2017

Classes at Sosuth Beaches Gallery and Art Education Center



Children’s Classes

Tuesdays-International Art
May 2nd, 9th & 16th
These sessions will help the student build awareness of how cultural differences can profoundly impact everyone. Students will explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting their own projects, including:
·             Japanese Cherry Blossoms
·             Australian Aboriginal Art
·             Mid-Easter Tessellation Tile Designs
$75.00 plus $25.00 Supply Fee

Wednesdays-A Month With Calder
May 3rd, 10th & 17th
Alexander Calder experimented with Kinetic art through the creation of two different types of sculpture: the mobile and the stabile. These works were composed of delicately balanced components that respond to air currents. Using wire and foam sheets, students will create a “Stabile” and “Mobile” in the style of Alexander Calder.
$75.00 plus $25.00 Supply Fee

Thursdays-Young Masters- Fauvism
May 4th, 11th & 18th
Sessions will focus on the era after the Post-Impressionism. They will use Intense color to describe light and space and as a means of communicating emotional state. The Fauvism period quickly evolved, for many artists into Cubism. Students will learn how Cubism began to look at subjects in new ways in an effort to depict three-dimensions on a flat canvas.  Along with various artist of this style, students will create paintings in the manner of:
·        Henri Matisse-Cut Outs
·        Andre Derain- Landscapes
·        Klee-Castle in the Sun
$75.00 plus $20.00 Supply Fee

Fridays-Pop Art
May 5th, 12th & 19th
Andy Warhol is most famous for taking the simple and common everyday item or image and raise it to fine art, Pop Art.  He worked with portraits and the idea of repetition and pattern in composition. Students will create a self-portraits in the style of Warhol using a mix-media of photographs and paint
Roy Lichtenstein is an American Pop Artists Lichtenstein liked to represent emotional matters in an impersonal manner. He also based his artwork on existing comics and recreating small elements in a large (huge) scale. Students will complete a self portrait in the style of Lichtenstein.
Romero Britto is a Brazilian neo-pop artist. He combines elements of cubism, pop art and graffiti painting in his work, using vibrant colors and bold patterns as an expression of hope and happiness. Students will create a colorful work of art in the style of Britto, using artists markers and paints.
$75.00 plus $20 Supply Fee



Adult Classes
Fused Glass with Kathy Ero - Beginners
May 21st 12:30pm-3:30pm
$40.00 includes cost of supplies
Participants will be introduced to the fused glass process.  The focus will be on the proper operation and safety when using a glass kiln.  In addition, students will participate in glass cutting, assembly, decorating and fusing procedures.
Each student will create a minimum of one jewelry object by fusing pieces of colored and dichroic glass.
Kathy is a silver, enamel and glass artist based in Melbourne Beach.  Her newest jewelry pieces incorporate techniques such as fused glass, lampwork glass, mordant etching, cold connections, chain maille, wire wrapping, lapidary, sterling silver lost wax/organic botanical casting, and silversmithing.  She is an active member of the Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society and Strawbridge Art League.
Class is limited to four. 
Pre-registration with a non-refundable $10 deposit is required.

Three Evenings’ Landscape with Lynda Kodwyck – All abilities
Wednesdays, May 10, 17, and 24th 5:30pm - 8:00pm.  
$100 includes 11X14 canvas.
Would you like to spend an early evening in Melbourne Beach painting en plein air? Then join us for an outdoor landscape painting experience. Working with a variety of media along the Indian River Lagoon, we will explore ways of capturing the qualities of light, color, and atmosphere while keeping an eye on composition. Emphasis will be on seeing through to the underlying elements of values and mass that provide the foundation for color, light, and final details.
Adults all abilities with some experience required.  You bring oils or acrylics, brushes, etc.  A supplies’ list will be provided upon enrollment
Lynda is a multi-disciplined “fine arts” artist specializing in seascapes, plein air, and children’s portraits.  Her work and bio can be seen at www.lyndakodwyckartist.com.  Class is limited to six and pre-registration is required.
Class is limited to six. 
Pre-registration with a non-refundable $20 deposit is required.

Coming in June
June 10th 11:00am-1:00pm Seascapes with Monti Ladd.


South Beaches Gallery & Art Education Center
321 Ocean Avenue
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 591-9154


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