The instructor is following all the CDC guidelines for a safe and fun ART class!
The Chrysalis Art Center is currently offering a COVID special; 6 classes for the price of 5.
Adult Open Studio Wednesdays: (6-8pm)
Need a break to pursue your creative self in a relaxing environment? Come join our Wednesday evening Art Studio. Each week will have a different art theme. For example: Draw, Paint, Sculpt, Design using our materials, expertise, storage, and workshop space. Steal time for yourself! Artist(s) will be available for consultation or guidance as needed. Individualized project development, collaboration options, resources to share. Work in a studio environment on your own creative idea and art medium. Store your ongoing projects here and utilize our optional showcase.
Adult Thursday Seminars (6:30-8pm)
Join us in an enlightening discussion with other emerging artists and art appreciators. Guest speakers will be scheduled to speak, demonstrate, and showcase their specialty. A list of seminar topics will be posted on the website with a minimum and maximum of attendees per speaker with registration allowed up to 3 days before seminar. The first speaker in April will be Karl Findeison, custom framer speaking on conversation framing, process of framing art, answering your questions and offering tips. Bring a piece you are considering preserving to share and discuss options. Invitations have been sent out to painters, animal portrait artist, quilter, ceramicist, fiber artist, illustrator, art therapist as we continue to expand our offerings. Send your suggestions.
Primary Art Experience (Wednesdays and Sundays 1-2pm)
Variety of art experiences to give students the happy feelings of creative expression in a small cohort of art friends. Skill and age level appropriate projects developing painting, drawing, mixed media, ceramics, cutting, crafts, etc. Max 6 children, room for 1 parent at workstation.
Group 1: Pre-K & Kindergarten ages 3,4,5yr (ask about Parent and Me option)
Group 2: Primary grades ages 6,7,8yr
Saturday Animal Portrait Class (2-4pm) AGES 12+
This class is instructed by a guest artist and will be taught over a series (4 days) of Saturdays in July 10,17,24, and 31. Jenn Garcia has focused her career on drawing animals in realistic representation using colored pencils to get the perfect textures and colors of each unique personality. She will break it down into the steps that have worked for her, sharing examples of dogs, cats, horses that she has drawn portraits for in the past. Develop your observational skills as an artist in this 4 week class, bring some photo’s of your pet or favorite animal to concentrate on, film can help give us a sense of the character you are capturing!
Saturday Adult Group Arts: (10am-12pm)
Art class for students that are missing in-person hands-on art projects in a variety of forms. Ceramics has been our main interest area with instruction in basic slab, coil and pinch methods of hand building. Students are encouraged to express their creative ideas on canvas, learn brush styles and color theory, study still life, learn from famous artists' styles, sketch and draw during lessons on perspective, animal form and textures, and human proportion. Enjoy this small group interaction while making projects in a studio environment. (Covid Precautions followed, so wear a mask and a big art T-shirt)
Youth Art Classes on Saturdays (2-4pm)
This art class is for students that are missing in-person, hands-on art projects in a variety of forms. Join us for some creative fun! Ceramics has been our main interest area with instruction in basic slab, coil and pinch methods of hand building. Students are encouraged to express their creative ideas on canvas, learn brush styles and color theory, study still life, learn from famous artists' styles, sketch and draw during lessons on perspective, animal form and textures, human proportion, Enjoy this small group interaction while making projects in a studio environment. (Covid Precautions followed, so wear a mask and a big art T-shirt)
The Chrysalis Art Center is located at: 1475 Conestoga Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425.