STEPS Art Education Program for Children

‘Tis Annex Art Education Building

 in the ‘Tis Annex Building 235 N. Marina St. Prescott, AZ 86301

  • Providing FREE art education classes to Prescott area children since 2011.
  • Adventures in art by art educators and professional artists
  • Activities that focus on learning and using the elements and principles of design and various media while exploring various cultures, art history and the environment
  • Learning experiences that enhance academic development, increase vocabulary and improve motor, social, engineering and creative problem solving skills
  • Tuition and art supplies included
  • Class sizes limited to 12 students
  • Classes are available to beginning and returning students ages 5 – 18. ( New students with art experience will also be considered for the advanced classes pending approval of the instructors

Complete 7 day attendance is crucial to the educational value of each class series so we ask that parent/ student schedules be thoroughly evaluated prior to registration

Please feel free to contact Patti or Debbie in the ‘Tis Annex administrative office at TisArtSteps@gmail.com or call 928-776-1087.

The Spring 2018 Class Series is  Monday April 2 – Thursday May 17, 2018.  Classes meet one day a week for seven weeks from 4:00 – 5:30.

REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2018 IS NOW CLOSED

Mondays beginning April 2

For ages 5 – 7 with Sue Lutz :  Starting with Sue’s original “Shape Song” , students will learn about the basic elements of art. Class projects include tie dye shirts, African masks, texture, landscape painting and an exercise in positive/negative space.

For ages 8 – 10 with Jan Fischer: “Whacky and Wonderful Ways of Creating Art, Inspired by All Parts of Our Planet” Class projects include mixed media landscapes, a birds eye view of the earth, aboriginal 3- D art, Japanese block print fish kites and figure drawing

Tuesdays beginning April 3

For ages 5 -7 with Sue Lutz :   Starting with Sue’s original “Shape Song” , students will learn about the basic elements of art. Class projects include tie dye shirts, African masks, texture, landscape painting and an exercise in positive/negative space

For ages 8 – 10 with Melody McConaughy Beginning with exercises that encourage relaxation and creative expression students will be introduced to drawing, felting, art history and collage. Class projects include doodles, Mrs Brown’s Hand Henna, creations in felt, collage landscapes and Pointillism.

Wednesdays beginning April 4

For ages 8 – 10 with Melody McConaughy Beginning with exercises that encourage relaxation and creative expression students will be introduced to drawing, felting, art history and collage. Class projects include doodles, Mrs Brown’s Hand Henna, creations in felt, collage landscapes and Pointillism

For ages 11 – 14 with Feliz Manzanedo Class projects include an introduction to artist Dan Lam and glitter slime making, printmaking, T-shirt printing & stenciling and the ‘Random Pick” Art Project

Thursdays beginning April 5

For ages 8 – 10 with Jan Fischer:  “Whacky and Wonderful Ways of Creating Art, Inspired by All Parts of Our Planet” Class projects include mixed media landscapes, a birds eye view of the earth, aboriginal 3- D art, Japanese block print fish kites and figure drawing.

 

The summer class series will be from July 9 – 18. The classes will meet daily from 10:00 – 11:30 Monday – Thursday the first week and Monday – Wednesday the second week. More details are forthcoming…

 Highlights from the January 6, 2018 Young Artists Reception

click on any image to enlarge and view the slideshow

 

Program funding has been provided in part by The John F. Long Foundation the Prescott Area Artists Studio Tour  and the Annette M. Williams Charitable Foundation.  Special thanks also go to The Art Store and the Frame & I  for their proactive support of art education in the Prescott community.