New Fall Art Classes at the Community School of the Arts at UConn

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The Community School of the Arts at the University of Connecticut is now enrolling students in a full fall program of non-credit, affordable classes in music and art for adults, teens, and children. Fall classes begin the week of September 10 and 17, 2012.

New art classes for adults and teens include Watercolor with local artists Shauna Shane. The class is for beginner and intermediate students on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and runs for 12 weeks for a fee of $295. Shauna Shane will also be teaching a Beginning Drawing Class on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 for $295. and Nancy Cooke Bunnell will offer Drawing Pastels from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for 10 Mondays for $245. Both teachers are award winning artists.


A new children’s class this fall is Basic Stop Motion Animation with Mike Palumbo, where students will learn the fundamental technical aspects of animation as well as character development, story boarding, and the many other components that make for a successful animated film. The class runs 6 Saturday mornings from 9:30-11:00 for $125.


Other regular offerings at CSA include: Family Clay is offered for two age groups: students 3½-6 and 6 and up can learn with a parent or caregiver how to form objects with clay. All Things Art (ages 5-7 and 8-10), is an exploration of 2-D and 3-D media, art history and the basic elements and principals of art, or Fun with Clay ages 6-10.


Teens and pre-teens are offered Youth Wheel (ages 9-13), and Drawing and 2-D Media (ages 9-14), and 2-D Media & College Portfolio Development for art students interested in a more serious study of drawing and painting.


Visual art classes for teens and adults also include Pottery I, and II; Sculpture, and a popular Raku Workshop is scheduled for October.


All classes and programs offer a high quality experience with professional teaching artists. CSA also offers private and semi-private lessons, pottery studio rentals, home school and custom classes, scout classes, and birthday parties.


Community School of the Arts programs are held at the UConn Depot campus in Storrs, CT. Parking is free and adjacent to the CSA campus. For additional information or to register, contact CSA at 860-486-1073, csa@uconn.edu or visit www.csa.uconn.edu.





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