Creating Prints: Pattern and Design | Grades 4-8

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Grades 4-8
July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019
Monday – Friday
9am – Noon
$160 member | $175 non-member
Instructor:
 Maria Wible

Repeated patterns and designs are at the heart of many forms of art, nature, architecture, science, and mathematics. Use drawing, painting, and printmaking to explore and create visual patterns in original 2D artwork. Combine symmetry, rotation, reflection, spirals, waves, and details with color, shape, line, and form to make detailed and exciting patterns and designs.

Students entering grades 4 through 9 in fall 2019 are invited to register for this class.

Students provide their own peanut free lunch for full day and snacks for half-day programs. Families and friends are welcome to come 15 minutes before the end of class on Friday to enjoy an exhibition of student work in the Education Gallery and classrooms.

Need a full day program? Students may combine the morning Comic Books, Sci-Fi and Fantasy class with the afternoon Creating Prints: Pattern and Design class, and Lunch Option 3.

Individualized attention, inspired and supportive instruction, small classes, meaningful gallery tours, and award-winning teachers are hallmarks of our exceptional arts programs. Through exposure to a variety of art forms and materials, all courses encourage the development of new skills and build confidence in creative expression. In addition, our summer camps provide opportunities for lively social interaction and outdoor activities. Student work is exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the summer.

Faculty member Maria Wible earned her Bachelor of Arts in Drawing and Painting and Art History from Penn State University in 2012, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of the Arts in 2016. She is currently the elementary art teacher at First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School teaching grades K – 3. Maria joined the adjunct staff at the Michener in 2015.