Classes

2 - Summer - Paint an Egyptian Fayum Portrait

Rockin’ Queens? Check. Cool Cats? Yup. Mummies in jewels? Yes and yes.
We’ll spend two summer days learning about Egypt’s impact on later cultures.
Today, Egyptian imagery, concepts, and perspectives are found everywhere!
We’ll make our very own fayum mummy portrait that will be with us for … eternity.

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Monday June 20 - Tuesday June 21
9:30am - 1:30pm
Ages: 10-16
$190

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3 - Summer - Portraits: Past and Present - Teens

Portraits that have the greatest impact on the viewer are expressive ones, those that evoke feeling. Artists seek to represent the character and psychology of their sitters; similarly, in their self-portraits, they aim to communicate something of their innermost selves.
This week, we’ll look at a select group of provocative artists that broke with the formal traditions of the past, making innovations that would radically alter the genre of portraiture. We’ll discover how to bring the expressive portrait to life using light, color, and painterly technique.

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Monday June 27 - Thursday June 30
9:30am - 1:30pm

Ages: 12-16
$380

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4 - Summer - Expressive Animals

From fuzzy farm animals to wild beasts, artists have always enjoyed painting their furry friends.
We’ll look at famous artists and their animals obsessions throughout history, and paint a few of our own favorite pets and pests with loose, illustrative strokes.
Clear some wall space … at least one painting is going to be on a very LARGE canvas.

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Tuesday July 5 - Friday July 8
9:30am - 1:30pm

Ages: 8-13
$380

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5 - Summer - Know van Gogh

He was born 160 years ago but his compelling life captivates us to this day.
Vincent van Gogh is now known as the one of the most famous "tortured" artists in history (if not THE most famous).
He remains in the news... recording breaking sales of his work, hidden under-paintings, frauds, new biographies etc. It’s hard to think of an artist who is as beloved as van Gogh. His paintings are so immediate and honest.
Learning more about the man who created these masterpieces will help us connect to them even more.
We’ll look at his life, discover his techniques and explore new theories on one of the most fascinating lives in the history of art.

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Tuesday July 12 - Friday July 15
9:30am - 1:30pm

Ages: 8-13
$380

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6 - Summer - Frida, Diego and Mexican Modernism - Teens

To celebrate the huge exhibition opening February 19 - June 5 at the Portland Art Museum , we’ll be looking at some of our favorite artists, (Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera) and some lesser known names at the forefront of the Avant-Garde cultural movement in Mexico in the early 20th century:
Manuel and Lola Álvarez Bravo, Miguel Covarrubias, Gunther Gerzso, María Izquierdo, Carlos Mérida, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Juan Soriano, Rufino Tamayo and others.
We’ll spend the week with Frida, Diego, and their friends, paint some masterpieces, and immerse ourselves in the music and art of Mexico all week long.

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Tuesday July 19 - Friday July 22

Ages: 12-16
$380

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7 - Summer - Secret Lives of Artists

Bankruptcy, heartache, stalkers, ear-related injuries--many artists lived on the edge of disaster.
From Michelangelo to Munch, there’s a backstory to every masterpiece.
During this session we will explore the gritty history behind the scenes of the world’s greatest artists!

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Tuesday July 26 - Friday July 29
9:30am - 1:30pm

Ages: 8-13
$380

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8 - 2022 Summer - Two Day Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud, one of America's most prominent modern artists, created cakes, pies, and pastries, with exaggerated light and thick colors.
We’ll celebrate his incredible life and gift to modern art in this two-day special program painting some of his favorite topics: luscious buttercream, shiny caramel apples and six-layer cakes.

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Monday August 1 - Tuesday August 2
9:30am - 1:30pm

Ages: 8-13
$190

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Learning Pod - Private - St Catharine Group

This is a private class is for the Briggs group only. If you would like to arrange private classes for your Pod, please email: Shelley@EarlyMasters.com .
Wednesday:
June 8
12:30-3:30pm

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Learning Pod - Private - Wednesdays - The Beck Sessions

This is a private class is for the Beck group only. If you would like to arrange private classes for your Pod, please email: Shelley@EarlyMasters.com .

Wednesdays:
May 11, 18, 25
June 1, 8
4-6pm

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Learning Pods - 2022 Learning Pod - Private - Teen Thursdays

This is a private class. If you would like to enroll your student in this class, please contact Shelley Thomas.

Thursdays
May 26
June 2, 9
4:30-6:30pm

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