CCA ‘s repeat attendance enabled us to search for brand new art to teach each year. In January 2011, we explored exciting ways that regular old paper can be transformed into fantastic art. We studied a variety of artists and their techniques including: Mia Pearlman, Andrea Dezsö and Betrice Coron. Here you see the first stage of our cut paper mobiles project inspired by Mia Pearlman. Students each made at least two drawings with one featuring curvy shapes and one with angle shapes. The next step was to cut out some of the shapes created. Choosing which shapes to cut out, which to leave and just how much negative space to keep around the shapes were important decisions each student had to make about their artwork.The next phase included assembling the pieces into a paper mobile. Here are some end results!
SO from all of us, we want to say
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU 🙏 for being AMAZING!
We ❤️ you for ALL that you do.
Let’s continue to work together to bring heART 💜 💙 💛 ❤️ 💚 into your homes and extra creative sunshine ☀️ with Spring 🌸 Art Adventures Live Online
♥️ Claire’s Creative Adventures
We know there are a lot of activities for your children and are excited to make Art Adventures, an early enrichment league, on the top of their list.
What do we have in store? Learning from the masters, Multi-cultural art and Contemporary Artists. Children will learn how to paint, draw, sculpt, mosaic, work with plastics, wood, metal and wire.
As well as ART IN THE PARK this spring and a little French along the way!
Each class will take a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art per semester for a Museum Adventure.
New to Art Adventures? CCA (Claire’s Creative Adventures) programs have a 3:1 or even 2:1 student-teacher ratio, myriad material exploration, optional French, as well as lunch & art + after-school programs since 2001 @ All Souls Church.
Join us! Register Today. Proration available.
Having a stay-cation this spring? GREAT NEWS! Spring Break Art Camps are BACK!
JOIN US during your spring break in March for our art enrichment camp
Camp Session 1: March 16th- March 20th
Camp Session 2: March 23rd – March 27th
Time: 930am – 1230pm
Where: All Soul’s Church
Ages: 5 – 10
CLICK HERE to Save your spot!!
For our first museum tour this new school year, we traveled to the Guggenheim Museum of Art!
Our Art Adventurers viewed the Guggenheim’s Artistic License & Basquiat exhibitions exploring lines, shapes and symbols, oh my!
It was all about abstract modern and contemporary art reviewing
our forms & sculptures with Giacometti;
geometric shapes, lines and patterns with Louise Nevelson; negative space, balance & color with Louise Bourgeois;
and finally, use of symbols, words and emotions with Basquiat.
See More of our Art Adventures to the Guggenheim HERE!
Everyone needs support, especially when trying new things.
REGISTER TODAY for CCA’s Art enrichment kid’s league starting this September!
We boast confident, happy & excited children leaving our studio after each class.
What can your child develop?
Parents are often skeptical to over-schedule their children in the fall. School teachers warn parents to keep extra classes to a minimum during transitions.
We find, however, that CCA’s art classes are an exception. Why?
Because they are child-directed. They focus on exploration, as well as whatever is going on that day with each student, and acts as a supportive therapy in their schedule versus an extra “activity.”
Our studio is a place where children can rest from their busy schedules, receive individualized attention and to express themselves with or without words.
We can’t get enough of this Summer Sunshine! That just means time for more en plein air art. But where to start?
1. Choose your medium. Pencil? Pastels? Watercolor?
2. Pick your favorite outdoor spot (don’t forget water & sunscreen!).
3. And CREATE SOME ART
Want some more drawing or painting pointers? Try to spot one of our teaching artists at the park or beach…OR EVEN BETTER, JOIN US in the Fall!
This September, take part in our Youth Arts Enrichment League after school with various modern, contemporary, multicultural art classes for ages 2-14.
We will give you step by step instruction in what it takes to draw or paint landscape art …
….& SO MUCH MORE!
VISIT our GALLERY to see our past Art Adventures in Action!
Happy Summer Art-Making!
We are starting off 2019 with ART, ART & more ART:
Learning about, surrounding ourselves with & creating ART…@ the Guggenheim!
For the next 2 weeks of January we are taking our Art Adventures on a Museum Adventure: exploring the ‘out of this world’ art of Hilma af Klint.
- Learn about Abstraction, Art Concepts & Klint
- Practice using various drawing media and papers
- Start your own Sketchbook!
(all materials provided)
Curious about Klint or the Guggenheim?
Sign Up today for one of our tour dates. Invite your friends! Form a Group. We’re excited to take this creative adventure with you!
We had 3 fantastic ART FILLED days at Claire’s Creative Adventure’s Winter Camp on our 1st week of 2019!
It was all about Abstract Art, thinking outside the box & exploring new AND unique materials! Ending with a trip to the Guggenheim!
(click below for more!)