Take an Artistic Journey through Time: Workshops in learning Styles & Techniques through Art History

Explore styles and techniques from prehistoric to contemporary artists…monthly workshops take each student through hands-on exploration in 8 individual periods of art history. Using examples and images exhibited at the St. Louis Art Museum to instruct, inspire and create, each workshop will include historical study of the era and/or artists, techniques used in creating the images, as well as implementation of these styles to create a finished product in each session. The workshops will culminate in a visit to the St. Louis Museum of Art for a docented tour to visit highlights from each period studied, including the actual images using during instruction. All education and creativity will be housed within Kijsa’s light-filled Lowertown Art Studio the second Monday of  each month.Workshops are oriented for 6-10 grade September 12, 2011Session 1: Greek/Roman Become an art archaeologist…we will ‘unearth’ and learn the intricate techniques of black & red-figure ware.  The museum inventory provides many examples to study including an especially fine vase by The Berlin Painter. Using historical imagery and mythological figures, design and create plans for your own figure-ware product. Now will you choose a krater or amphora? October 10, 2011Session 2: Egyptian/CopticHow were the papyri created? Who were the Copts? How beautifully can one house a mummy? Explore the art of Egypt through study of a beautifully decorated mummy case, scroll writing and tapestry design. Create imagery through script, papyrus inscription, and tapestry motif. Be sure to roll your scroll before leaving this class! November 14, 2011Session 3: Pre-Colombian/ Native AmericanInspiration is all around you…that has been true since prehistoric times in Central and North America. Using ancient...

Art History Journey Enrollment Form

Art History Journey Enrollment Form Student Name: ___________________________________ Parent Name: ____________________________________ Student Age/Grade: ____________________ Street Address: ___________________________________ City, State, Zip: ___________________________________ Home Phone:_____________________Work Phone:_____________________ Cell Phone:_______________________ Email address:_____________________ Full Session $195.00  Morning 9-11:30am____ Evening 6-8:30pm_____ Individual:Semester 1:Session 1  Greek  ………………….$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 2  Egyptian ………………. $28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 3  Pre-Columbian/NA….$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 4  Asian…………………….$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Semester 2:Session 5  Renaissance……………$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 6  Impressionism…………$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 7  Cubism………………….$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Session 8  Contemporary…………$28.00 Morning 9-11:30am____Evening 6-8:30pm____ Total $ ____________ Fees: A 50% deposit is required to hold your spot in a class. Deposits for any/all courses in semester 1 are due by September 1, 2011. Deposits for any/all courses in semester 2 are due by January 1, 2012. Due to limited class size and materials purchase, all deposits are non-refundable. Payment may be made with Paypal when completed enrollment form is sent through e-mail or checks should be made out to Kijsa Housman and sent, along with your completed enrollment form,  to: 2501 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Balance of fees are due on first day of class. I acknowledge that I have read the above: Signature________________________________ Email Kijsa Housman or call (270)331-2787 for more...