How to Be an Avant-G’artist ( 5th – 6th )

How to Be an Avant-G’artist ( 5th – 6th )

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Class Description


Hop in, we’re taking a ride through art history. Together we’ll meet the masters of modern art and learn how ( and why ) they made their work. In this class, we celebrate the strange and unusual; the brave and the bold. Applying art appreciation to daily life, we will learn how to pay closer attention to the beauty in our world, and ourselves.


Class Requirements


Must be:






Willing to be Weird


Class Supplies


– Surface to draw / write / paint on.


( ideas: cardboard, paper, an old book, a sketchbook, a journal, a napkin, whatever it takes. somethin’ around the house )


– Something to write / draw / paint with.


( ideas: pencils, pens, brushes, sticks, stones, whatever you want, whatever you have, we can make a lot of things out of nothin’ )


– Something to color / paint with.


( ideas: colored pencils, crayons, pastels, markers, watercolors, acrylic paint, grapes, blueberries, coffee, tea, mom’s lipstick, all of the above )



Which artists will be covered in this course?

I like to adjust my courses based on student/individual interests, but have lessons designed for artists from Post Impressionism to today.




Yayoi Kusama
Vincent VanGogh
Frida Kahlo
Piet Mondrian
Salvador Dali
Andy Warhol
Marcel Duchamp
Pablo Picasso
Georgia O’Keeffe


and many many more.

What if I don't have access to many materials?

Let me know, I will do anything in my power to help your kiddo make a thing.

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