Art Smarts art classes for children 7 and up, and adults
1:00 PM - Saturday, February 06, 2016
3 Hours

NEW Creative "Art Smarts" Family Art Classes for Everyone from Children 7 & up at the MTRP Visitor Center.

The Next Class is April 9 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.

4/09/16 Flowers in the Park: We paint flowers with mixed media that grow in our park and experiment with the effet different media can give us

4/23/16 Dragon Flies and Damsel Flies: We will draw and paing Dragon Flies and Damsel Flies in watercolors.  Students will also learn the difference between the two files.

5/07/16 Deer in Oil Pastels: We will learn how to draw a deer in some different techniukes with oil pastels.

5/28/ Herons and Egrets in Chalk Pastels: These gorgeous birds will be drawn and painted with chalk pastels.

6/25/16 Cats in Mixed Media: We will explore fun wayksto draw and paint cats in mixed media.  Students are welcometo bring a pictgure of their own kitty.

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.

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.