Get inspired by the potential art materials that surround you! This multi-media sculpture class teaches children ages 8–14 to use materials found around the house to create beautiful 3D works of art while introducing inspiring artists and art movements. The class features four exciting projects over the course of six, one and an half hour sessions. Students will learn to create sculptures using a variety of materials including recycled plastic bags, foil, wire, and paper. Register for 1 or all below!
Session 4 Wednesday, June 11th 4:30-6:00pm Posed Figure Sculpture Part 1*
Session 5 Wednesday, June 18th 4:30-6:00pm Posed Figure Sculpture Part 2*
Session 6 Wednesday, June 25th 4:30-6:00pm Wire Circus Sculptures
Ages 8-14 $25 per session
*Please note that students must attend both sessions on weeks 4 & 5
– A painting smock or old shirt
– All other materials will be provided.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Brian Elstein is an art educator and artist with knowledge and experience in a wide variety of media including Japanese lantern design, mixed media sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, and printmaking. Brian has gained a unique understanding of international cultural expression and art while living abroad in Demark and Japan. Since his two-year apprenticeship creating parade floats for the Nebuta festival in Aomori, Japan his artwork has focused mainly on Japanese inspired sculptural lantern design. Brian holds a Master of Arts in Teaching in Visual Arts Degree from Philadelphia’s University of the Arts has led several art workshops for children and adults in schools, universities and national art education conferences, and currently teaches art in Pre-K through 12th Grade in Wanamassa, NJ.