Announcing Middle School Art Intensives!

This spring, the Maryvale Fine Arts Department is offering "Art Intensives." These Intensives are designed to give Middle School students an opportunity to delve deeper into a specific art area. Middle School Intensives are open to students in neighboring schools as well. Prices include all supplies.

Students may choose from Intro to Digital Photography, 3-D Mask Making or Intro to Watercolor, or they have the option of registering for all three session.

Each session is $175 and begins at 3:30 p.m. The sessions are made up of four hour-long weekly classes. (Please note that the April Intensive meets three times due to Easter Break. As a result, each class in April will last for an hour and a half.

Cash or check only. Please make checks payable to Maryvale Preparatory School.

Classes are limited to 12 students, and each session requires a minimum of four students for the class to be held.

 

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Intro to Digital Photography is designed to give students the opportunity to learn the basic mechanics of manual photography. Students will become aware of photography as an art form and have the chance to try out their skills using professional equipment. All students will have access to a Digital SLR Nikon camera during class and the opportunity to print a few photographs on a large-scale Epson printer. Adobe Photoshop will be used for basic photograph editing.
Instructor: Ms. Marlena Murtagh
Dates: Thursdays in March 2017 (3/9, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30)
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED

3-D Mask Making allows students the opportunity to create their own plaster mask! They will design the mask, build the mask using plaster strips and even paint and embellish the mask. Students will be engulfed in this messy and exciting medium, and they are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to be stored in the art classroom for the month of April. Please note, due to school closures during Spring break, 3-D Mask Making meets only three times in April, but with extended hours for each session. 
Instructor: Ms. Marlena Murtagh
Dates: Fridays in April (4/7, 4/21, 4/28), no class 4/14

Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED

Intro to Watercolor class is designed as a broad overview of watercolors. Students will learn about basic color theory, opacity, adding textures to watercolors and layering this delicate medium to create a finished watercolor painting. 
Instructor: Ms. Marlena Murtagh
Dates: Tuesdays in May (5/2, 5/9, 5/16 and 5/23)
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Cost Per Seat: 175.00

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