Art Smarts art classes for children 7 and up, and adults
1:00 PM - Saturday, January 23, 2016
3 Hours

NEW Creative "Art Smarts" Classes for Children 7 & up, and Adults at the MTRP Visitor Center.

The Next Class is January 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.  Everyone is an artist! An artist’s imagination and creative process simply needs to be nurtured and grown! Our classes are for students looking to experience a variety of media in which to explore and express their unique creative process while having fun investigating different techniques and approaches. We will also engage with the gorgeous landscape outside our doors for both inspiration and at times subject matter. BetteAnn will guide students through each lesson according to each artist’s ability, creative goals, and unique process. Class subject themes are based on nature and even blend a little science with them.

BetteAnn brings decades of experience in the arts as well as a love of science and nature to the classroom. She has been teaching after school arts programs with Art Smarts, Inc. for three years. She received her BFA degree from Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University. One of her favorite subject matters in her own art is the human machine! She loves nurturing students, introducing them to the arts, guiding them in finding their own unique creative style, favorite subject matter. Come discover the “art-smartist” in you and your child!  Link for more information and registration form.

1/23/16 Dessert Flowers in Oil Pastels: This session focuses on techniques used in creating beautiful images with oil crayons.

2/6/16 Drawing Still Life in Charcoal: Rendering and shading in black and white are a great way to learn some technical basics that can then be applied to painting. We will also explore “chiaroscuro”. What it is and how the old masters used it.

2/20/16 Birds in Aqua Crayons: We will make beautiful paintings of our colorful flying friends with aqua crayon and water color media.

3/12/16 Painting Clouds in Acrylics: Leaning techniques for painting clouds is a wonderful way to be introduced to acrylic painting.

3/26/16 Dogs and Puppies in Mixed Media: We will explore making portraits of dogs and puppies. You can even bring pictures of your own dog or puppy for this class.

Each class is $25.00 - Multiple class discount is 4 consecutive classes for $88.00. You leave the classroom with your own beautiful creation! Class may be cancelled
48 hours prior to scheduled class unless there is a minimum of 5 registered students. Check the website under "More News"

To learn more about Art Smarts visit: or Art Smarts, Inc. on facebook or email BetteAnn:
or or call (619) 269 7386.