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CREATIVITY...

with EPIC Art Classes!

NEW! EPIC Art Creative 5's

Due to COVID-19, all students must wear a mask and wash their hands upon entering EPIC Art.

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ART CLASSES FOR KIDS

Motivated by a personal desire to introduce children to art elements, mediums, techniques, and history, I started teaching art to children in Hawaii over fifteen years ago. Today, with the demand of project based education and a decline of art in school, I continue to provide art classes for children in the Waipio EPIC Foundation art room right across from Hopaco and around the corner from Costco. Check out my upcoming courses below!

 

|2020 Fall Classes|

NEW! EPIC Art Creative 5's - These art classes are for Kindergarten students who love to create.

Each session is 4 weeks long where students attend class once a week for 45 minutes on Friday at 3:00 or 4:00 PM.

Each class size is limited to 5 students.

Cost: $55 per student, per 4 week session - for Kindergartners, ages 5-6 years old.

"Color Fun" - Sept. 25th - Oct. 16th: - Creative 5's will explore basic color theory and fun ways to use color in art.

"Cats" - Oct. 23rd - Nov. 13th: - How artists have captured cats in their art will inspire our Creative 5's to create their own "cat" works of art.

"HO-HO Holidays" - Nov. 20th - Dec. 18th: - The Holidays are an exciting and magical time! Creative 5's will enjoy making holiday themed creations.

4 WEEK ART SESSIONS- Students will work with Ms. Alison for an hour each week for the 4 week session.

Class times available: WED. 3:30-4:30 PM, WED. 4:45-5:45 PM, THURS. 3:30-4:30 PM, or THURS. 4:45-5:45 PM

Cost: $70 per student, per 4 week session - for ages 6 and up. All supplies will be provided; students may bring an art shirt/apron and water bottle. 

Due to COVID-19, classes are limited to 6 students.

"Shaded Shells" - Sept. 16th - Oct. 8th: Students will make a large drawing of seashells capturing their form and texture.

A SPECIAL 8 WEEK SESSION: "Shoe-tastic Animation" - Oct. 14th - Dec. 9th: 

In this special 8 week session, students will collaborate to create stop-motion video shorts with shoes as the leading characters. Students will use a variety of mediums to create original art work to animate and tell their shoe-tastic story. 

SATURDAY ART DAY CAMPS- Students will complete an art project with Ms. Alison within the designated 4 hour block,12:30-4:30 PM. Cost: $70 per student, per day camp - for ages 6 and up unless specified. All supplies will be provided; students may bring an art shirt/apron, water bottle, and a snack. Due to COVID-19, classes are limited to 6 students.

"Hawaiian Jungle with Henri Rousseau" - September 19th: - Students will paint a three foot mural of a Hawaiian jungle full of beautiful, large flowers and plants and hidden critters.

"Dancing Bones" - October 17th: - Students will make their own skeleton rod-marionette using light-weight polymer clay and wood.

"Minecraft Mosaics" - November 21st: - Students will use small polymer clay tiles to make a minecraft themed mosaic work of art.

"Merry Mouse House" - December 12th: - Students will make and decorate a tree stump doll house for their own wooden mouse family to live in.

STUDENT WORK

Oil pastel drawing

A study of a Cezanne still life with apples and pears

Charcoal drawing

A value study of an outdoor space using charcoal

Graphite drawing

A graphite drawing of a collaborative still life containing objects that each student brought

Acrylic painting on a board

After drawing the wolf, this student had to create a setting for her wolf.

Paper sculpting and collage

A family portrait created collaging and shaping black roofing paper and acrylic paint

Polymer clay pet figurine

A miniature sculpture of a family pet created from using polymer clay and paint

Acrylic painting on a board

An end-of-the-semester student painting using acrylic paint

Graphite drawing

A still life study of the student's personal objects.

colored pencil drawing

A one point perspective drawing using black watercolor and colored pencils

Acrylic painting on a board

An acrylic painting on a gessoed board made by a student as a final project

Charcoal study

Focusing on positive and negative spaces, this is a charcoal drawing of a skeleton.

Colored pencil drawing

A colored pencil drawing focusing on the beautiful quilt patterns that are a traditional art in Hawaii

Graphite drawing

A table top still life graphite drawing filled with the students' personal objects

Acrylic painting on a

This is a student's final work using acrylic paint. She chose to do a study of a favorite painting.

Mono print with a turtle block

A block print created from a mono print background with a block printed turtle

Charcoal drawing

a black and white Hawaiian landscape drawing using charcoal

Colored pencil painting

A layered colored pencil painting of Hawaii's state flower, the Hibiscus

Oil pastel drawing

This is a color value study using oil pastels on a piece of black roof paper.

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Mono print with a turtle block

A block print created from a mono print background with a block printed turtle