Black and White: Draw, Paint, Print, Photo | Grades 4-8

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Grades 4-8
June 18, 2018 – June 22, 2018
Monday – Friday
1 pm – 4 pm
$160 member/ $175 non-member
 Robin Lane

Students entering grades 4 through 9 in fall 2018 are invited to register for this class.

Explore working in black and white while drawing, painting, and printmaking with pen and ink, brush and ink, acrylics, charcoal, graphite, pencil, linocut, and silkscreen. Focus will be on observation, shading, composition, texture, and contrast as students develop an understanding of the power of black and white images and the ability to incorporate photographs in their artwork. Please bring a cell phone with camera capabilities to class, if you have one.

The Michener Art Museum offers the only art classes in Bucks County where learners of all ages experience Museum exhibitions as an ongoing part of their arts education. Discussions and experiences in the galleries and sculpture garden inspire students to create original works of art in response to what they see. Individualized attention, small classes, and master teachers are hallmarks of exceptional programs that combine learning new skills with opportunities for creative expression and the development of a personal style. Students work in an environment rooted in inspired and supportive instruction, meaningful gallery experiences, personal observation, and imagination. Student work is exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the year. All art classes at the Michener keep art at the heart of education.

Faculty member Robin Lane won the distinguished Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Ruth Hare Award for Philadelphia’s Central Region, and was honored by Art Reach for her work in their Art in Schools program. Ms. Lane’s teaching philosophy is simple – love what you do and share that enthusiasm with your students. She has been with the Michener since 2001.