Registration for my 2018 Summer Art Classes starts today! Sign up your child and receive 5, 90-minute classes for $75. All supplies included!
Summer Art Class Basics:
My art classes are open to kids 7 year’s old and up, and all experience levels are welcome! Here’s a quick overview of what your child will receive when you sign up him/her to take art classes with me:
- Fun, engaging art making with all supplies included
- Art history to inspire and nurture creativity
- Small class size (6 students max!) with plenty of one-on-one time
- Comfortable, mid-morning class times (9:30am-11:00am)
- Classes offered Monday through Friday on:
July 9-13 July 16-20
- July 23-27
- July 30-August 3
Need another class time for your child? No worries! Use the Comments section and simply let me know, “Jeff, 9:30-11:00 is tough for us to make. Can you offer a class at _______? (Then, fill in the time you need, such as 3:00-4:30 or 6:00-7:30, etc.) It’s Summertime, and I have flexibility in my schedule. If I can make it work, I will!
For location and more about me, read “What to Expect” below the registration form.
2018 Weekly Session Offerings:
My first session of Summer Art Classes (July 9-13) is devoted to students ages 7-10. For this session, kids will be apply different media to Summertime themes.
Painting. Painting. Painting. The following class offerings are all about exploring the basic craft of painting with acrylics. Animals, still life materials, and the landscape will serve as inspiration.
BASICS I Curriculum
This class is for students who have not taken any painting classes with me before. It provides a basic understanding of color and value and then uses the animal as the starting point for painting exploration. Prerequisite: Willingness to try new things!
- Palette Setup
- Color-Mixing Basics
- Value Scales
- Monochromatic Painting
- Animals: Cartoons
- Animals: Steps Towards Realism
BASICS II Curriculum
In this class, students extend their by learning how artists interpret the still life, which is a collection of objects (e.g., flowers, books, toys, blocks, etc). Prerequisite: BASICS I
- BASICS CLASS Review
- Still Life Basics
- Lighting and Shadows
- Monochromatic vs. Full Color
BASICS III Curriculum
This class further extends student experience with acrylic paints by considering how artists have interpreted the landscape and then teaching skills and techniques for creating a landscape. Prerequisite: BASICS II
- BASICS CLASS Review
- Landscape Basics
- Volume and Realism
- Landscape Interpretations
Register Your Child Today
Once your registration is submitted, I will email you options for paying your $25, nonrefundable registration fee. Your child’s spot is not secure until this fee is paid. Once I compile a class list, I will contact you again one week prior to class starting.
Select multiple weeks if you would like to sign up your child for more than one class. Also, if you need another class time, please use the COMMENTS section to let me know the time (e.g., 3:00-4:30 or 6:00-7:30) that works best for you.
What to Expect
Art classes at The Poetry of Seeing mean that regardless of the experience level of the class, each student will be given opportunities for personal expression. Guidance is provided to cultivate critical thinking for every age so students achieve the goals they want for their artwork.
My in-home studio is located in Woodbury just five minutes off Exit 24B when traveling south on Route 295. For those parents who would like to get some shopping done while their kids are creating their masterpieces, you will find Walmart five minutes away and the Deptford Mall only 10 more minutes away.
Do I have to leave my child during Art Camp? Not at all! My home studio has a reading area next to where I teach class. Feel free to sit back, relax, and listen in! You can also bring your Kindle or iPad, and I’ll provide you with access to complimentary WIFI.
Hi, I’m Jeffrey Phillips, and I’ll be your child’s art teacher during art class! I have taught art for over eleven years. My experience spans elementary through high school. So, I’ve got your child covered!
I am passionate about sharing my love of art and art history with my students. Expect your child to have fun while stretching his/her creative muscles and learning new skills and techniques during our time together.
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