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Unique Perspective

In this drawing and painting studio, Little Artists learned about foreground, middle ground and background and how to draw foreshortened angles. To begin, artists met at the Mission playground on Valencia & 19th street on the first day of class to

Posted in Drawing and Painting, Drawing studio, Painting studio

Shaded Sunglass Portraits

Little Artists learned about portrait shading in this painting and drawing studio from our teaching artists, Nora B.  Artists chose a pair of vintage sunglasses from the collection we have here in the studio to take their photo in, the photo was

Posted in Drawing and Painting, Drawing studio

Embossed Metal Mask

Little Artists made a 26 gauge aluminum mask with embossing tools. The artists used symmetrical designs, exaggerated stylized features, elongated noses, use of geometric shapes and repeated pattern. Looking at examples of African masks artists pulled details such as coiled wire, yarn, raffia, and clay

Posted in Drawing studio, Sculpture studio

Self Expressive Portrait

In this Painting Studio, Little Artists will drew their self-portrait from a photograph taken in studio showing an crazy facial expression.  We used oil pastels to repel the watercolor that was blown over their portrait to create streams of colorful hair.  

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When I Was Young Portrait

Little Artists in this Drawing and Painting class learned techniques on how to draw their self-portrait.   Using an 18 x 24 piece of quality paper they referenced a photo of themselves taken when they were young (infant- 4 years).

Posted in Drawing and Painting, Drawing studio
About Little Tree
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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