Featured Project: Mixed Media Collage
Kandinsky used abstract shapes to paint the sounds he heard. You can create the effect of movement and space in a mixed-media collage by using watercolor, geometric and organic shapes, and marker. This will be a fun art exploration, and you’ll end up with a work of art to hang on your wall. $15pp
Featured Project: Rainbow Art
Corita Kent, known as “The Pop Art Nun” painted the rainbow swash on a gas tank off route 93. Some people see hidden faces in the design. See what you can do with a rainbow when you paint your swashes of color on a favorite box or canvas. $15pp plus surface
Need a handmade gift for someone special? This is the perfect dish to leave on your night stand or kitchen sink to put your jewelry in! In this class you will have fun designing your own mosaic dragonfly and learn how to place and glue tile. A variety of different tile will be used including smooth recycled glass and ceramic tile. We will also discuss grouting techniques as grouting can not be done in class. We will provide you with a packet of grout to finish your mosaic at home once the adhesive has dried. Recommended age 8+
$40pp per class includes all materials. Bring a friend and buy two tickets for $75. Sign up in advance to take all 4 classes for $150pp. Each class is offered twice during the summer to fit your schedule.
Corita Kent’s pop-art style mixed text and images to convey simple messages about love and tolerance. Create your own message by using text and texture through gelli plate printing. You’ll make prints of letters and objects that can be layered and arranged to convey your own feelings about the world.
These classes are recommended for ages 8 and older; teens and adults are welcome. Reserve seats in advance by calling 781-646-2200.
Each class is $25 for a reserved seat.
Walk-Ins will be accepted as space permits and cost $30.
Featured Project: Oil and Water
Basquiat was a graffiti artist whose bold scribbles and images explored social issues like poverty and segregation. Using printouts of poems, symbolic images, and textbook pages for inspiration, you’ll create a dramatic painting with oil pastels and watercolor. $15pp