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Wild About Animals Layered Painting

In this drawing and painting studio Little Artists created a layered painting using plastic and ink similar to the  illustrations found in the book, Wild About Shapes.  When a paper layer and plastic layer join the colors mix outlining a

Posted in Drawing and Painting

Painting Mediums-Potriats

In this painting studio, Little Artists got a better sense of the most frequently used mediums for manipulating acrylic paint. Painting mediums, can modify acrylic paint properties like thickness, gloss & shine, transparency and texture. Artists created a realistic  portrait of themselves

Posted in Drawing and Painting, Multimedia studio

Donut Camp

Little Artists DROOLED while learning how to draw a donut in this still life class!  We taught artists how to look at a still life of delicious donuts and draw the perspective and fine detail of the donut that they saw

Posted in Camp at Little Tree, Drawing and Painting

Watercolor Frank Stella & Kites

In this Drawing and Painting Studio, Little Artists learned about the famous artist, Frank Stella, who has a current exhibit at the De Young Museum of his larger than life metal sculptures and his more known minimalistic and colorful arching paintings.

Posted in Drawing and Painting, mixed media

Animal Eyes

In this drawing studio, Little Artists learned how to sketch an animal’s eyes using different mediums on wood panels. Using a animal photo for reference artists painted one panel with acrylic paint, the second panel with black ink, and the third

Posted in Drawing and Painting

Perspective Balloons and UFO

Little Artists in this studio learned about perspective drawing.  Artists choose their subject; Hot Air Balloons or Space UFO to draw on a horizon line.  Artists learned about size, overlap, and how to use color to show depth, space & perspective.  

Posted in Drawing and Painting
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At Little Tree, we welcome children from the ages of 2.5-12 to join our studio sessions.

Little Artists will learn about the elements of art and design along with creative principles through 90-minute studio sessions.

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