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Complete Coursebook

Our complete coursebook for all of the fine art education classes offered at Cultivate. 

Please see current classes below for what we are offering each semester.

Toddler/Preschooler Art Classes:  Ages 3-6

Exploring Creativity through Play and Art

Courses May Include:

Introduction to Art for Young Minds
Colors and Shapes Exploration
Storytime Inspired Art
Miniature Masterpieces
Nature Crafts and Creations
Sensory Art Adventures
Messy Art and Creative Play
Texture and Collage Fun
 

Boy in Art Class

Elementary Art Classes: Ages 6-12

Courses may Include: 

 

Beginning Drawing

Introduction to Drawing Fundamentals
Basic Cartooning and Character Design
Nature Drawing Explorations
Foundations of Creative Doodling
Lines, Shapes, and Textures in Drawing
Understanding Perspective in Art
Introduction to Pencil Shading
Exploring Still Life Drawing

Intermediate Drawing Techniques

Character Illustration and Design
Nature and Wildlife Sketching
Inking and Outlining Skills
Portraits: Faces and Expressions
Advanced Perspective Drawing
Storytelling through Sequential Art
Life and Observation Drawing

Beginning Painting

Introduction to Painting with Acrylics
Watercolor Basics and Techniques
Exploring Color and Composition in Painting
Creating Textures with Acrylics
Landscape Painting Essentials
Still Life in Watercolors
Abstract Painting Fundamentals
Expressive Brushwork and Mark-Making

Advanced Painting

Intermediate Acrylic Painting
Mastering Watercolor Techniques
Color Harmony and Mixing in Acrylics
Realism in Landscape Painting
Figurative Art in Watercolors
Abstract Expressionism Workshop
Impressionist Painting Approaches
Exploring Art Movements through Painting

Comics and Graphic Novels 

Introduction to Comics: Exploring Visual Storytelling
Advanced Comics: Elevating Your Art and Storytelling
Manga Mania: Discovering Japanese Comic Art
Comics and Storyboarding: Crafting Engaging Narratives
Character Design in Comics: Bringing Personalities to Life
Exploring Superheroes and Villains: Comic Book Icons
Fantasy Worlds in Comics: Building Imaginative Universes
Graphic Novel Creations: From Idea to Illustrated Story

Beginning Sculpture

Introduction to Sculpting with Clay
Found Object Sculpture Fundamentals
Paper Sculpture Techniques
Creating Forms in Clay
Building 3D Nature Art
Wire Sculpture Essentials
Crafting Miniature Worlds
Abstract Sculpture Explorations

Advanced Sculpture

Intermediate Clay Sculpting
Sculpting with Mixed Media
Artistic Exploration in Wire Sculpture
Expressive Forms in Clay
Creating Large-Scale Sculptures
Abstract Sculpture Workshop
Sculpture and Space Interaction
Cultural Influences in Sculpture

Fiber Arts 
Introduction to Fiber Arts
Weaving Basics for Kids
Textile Collage for Young Artists
Creating Miniature Fiber Sculptures
Nature-Inspired Fiber Crafts
Exploring Patterns in Fiber Arts
Mixed Media Fiber Art Creations
Storytelling through Textile Art

Photography
Introduction to Photography for Kids
Exploring Your World: Kid's Photography
Color and Texture Scavenger Hunt
Discovering Patterns in Nature Photography
Still Life Adventures with Kid Photographers
Photography as Visual Storytelling
Creating Photo Collages
Nature Macro Photography for Young Artists
 

Teen Art Classes: Ages 13-18

Courses may Include: 

 

Beginning Drawing

Introduction to Drawing Fundamentals
Character Design and Illustration Basics
Portrait Drawing Techniques
Sketching from Observation
Exploring Anatomy in Art
Understanding Perspective and Composition
Pen and Ink Drawing
Exploring Cross-Hatching and Shading

Advanced Drawing

Intermediate Drawing Techniques
Advanced Portraiture and Expression
Dynamic Figure Drawing
Inking Mastery and Line Variation
Illustrating Realistic Scenes
Exploring Surrealism in Drawing
Graphic Novel Storyboarding
Cultural Influences in Illustration

Beginning Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting
Watercolor Painting Fundamentals
Color Mixing and Harmony in Painting
Painting Expressive Landscapes
Still Life Realism in Watercolors
Abstract Expressionist Techniques
Contemporary Pop Art Painting
Exploring Impressionism in Acrylics

Advanced Painting

Intermediate Oil Painting
Mastering Watercolor Techniques
Realism and Hyperrealism in Painting
Expressive Portraiture in Acrylics
Exploring Abstraction in Oil
Exploring Minimalism in Painting
Narrative and Symbolism in Art
Landscape Painting in Various Mediums
 

Comics

Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels
Character Design for Comics and Graphic Novels
Comic Book Storytelling and Sequential Art
Inking and Line Art Techniques for Comics
Coloring and Digital Rendering for Comics
Creating Dynamic Panel Layouts for Comics
Character Development and Expression in Comics
Genre Exploration in Comics and Graphic Novels

Beginning Sculpture

Introduction to 3D Sculpting
Clay Sculpture Techniques
Sculpting with Found Objects
Wire Sculpture Fundamentals
Expressive Figurative Sculpture
Creating Artistic Installations
Exploring Kinetic Sculpture
Abstract Sculpture and Form

Advanced Sculpture

Intermediate Mixed Media Sculpture
Large-Scale Sculpture Creation
Interactive and Installation Art
Sculpture in Cultural Context
Abstract Expression in Sculpture
Environmental Sculpture Explorations
Sculpture and Space Interaction
Exploring Digital Sculpture

Fiber Arts 
Introduction to Fiber Arts and Textile Techniques
Weaving: From Basics to Complex Patterns
Experimental Fiber Art and Mixed Media
Sculptural Fiber Art Explorations
Dyeing and Surface Design in Textiles
Textile Art as Social Commentary
Advanced Fiber Arts: Installation and Beyond
Narrative Fiber Art: Storytelling through Textiles

Photography 
Introduction to Photography and Visual Storytelling
Capturing Portraits and Expressions
Exploring Landscape and Nature Photography
Urban Photography: Documenting the Cityscape
Photographing Still Life and Objects
Creative Editing and Post-Processing Techniques
Photography as Social Commentary
Conceptual Photography and Artistic Expression
 

Adult Art Classes

Courses may Include: 

Starting from Scratch Series: 

Starting from Scratch: Learn to Draw

Starting from Scratch: Learn to Paint

Starting from Scratch: Photography

Beginning Drawing

Introduction to Drawing Fundamentals
Character Design and Illustration Basics
Portrait Drawing Techniques
Sketching from Observation
Exploring Anatomy in Art
Understanding Perspective and Composition
Pen and Ink Drawing
Exploring Cross-Hatching and Shading

Advanced Drawing

Intermediate Drawing Techniques
Advanced Portraiture and Expression
Dynamic Figure Drawing
Inking Mastery and Line Variation
Illustrating Realistic Scenes
Exploring Surrealism in Drawing
Graphic Novel Storyboarding
Cultural Influences in Illustration

Beginning Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Watercolor

Introduction to Oil Painting
Watercolor Painting Fundamentals
Color Mixing and Harmony in Painting
Painting Expressive Landscapes
Still Life Realism in Watercolors
Abstract Expressionist Techniques
Contemporary Pop Art Painting
Exploring Impressionism in Acrylics

Advanced Painting

Intermediate Oil Painting
Mastering Watercolor Techniques
Realism and Hyperrealism in Painting
Expressive Portraiture in Acrylics
Exploring Abstraction in Oil
Exploring Minimalism in Painting
Narrative and Symbolism in Art
Landscape Painting in Various Mediums
 

Comics
Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels
Character Design for Comics and Graphic Novels
Figure Drawing for Cartoonists and Comics 
Comic Book Storytelling and Sequential Art
Inking and Line Art Techniques for Comics
Coloring and Digital Rendering for Comics
Advanced Panel Layouts and Composition in Comics
Developing Unique Art Styles in Comics and Graphic Novels
Exploring Themes and Symbolism in Graphic Storytelling

Beginning Sculpture

Introduction to 3D Sculpting
Clay Sculpture Techniques
Sculpting with Found Objects
Wire Sculpture Fundamentals
Expressive Figurative Sculpture
Creating Artistic Installations
Exploring Kinetic Sculpture
Abstract Sculpture and Form

Advanced Sculpture

Intermediate Mixed Media Sculpture
Large-Scale Sculpture Creation
Interactive and Installation Art
Sculpture in Cultural Context
Abstract Expression in Sculpture
Environmental Sculpture Explorations
Sculpture and Space Interaction
Exploring Digital Sculpture

Fiber Arts 
Introduction to Fiber Arts and Textile Techniques
Traditional and Contemporary Weaving
Exploring Fiber Sculpture and 3D Forms
Dyeing and Surface Design in Textile Art
Mixed Media Fiber Art and Collage
Cultural Traditions in Textile Art
Fiber Art as Personal Expression
Creating Fiber Art Installations

Photography 
Introduction to Photography and Visual Storytelling
Portrait Photography: Capturing Personality
Landscape and Nature Photography
Street Photography and Documentary
Still Life and Object Photography
Advanced Editing and Post-Processing Techniques
Photography as Personal Exploration and Expression
Photography and Cultural Perspectives
 

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