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UCAF – KUMF Gallery is offering Art Classes for Newcomers in a fun and supportive environment encouraging young artists the freedom to explore their potential, build confidence and strengthen self-esteem, and develop artmaking and critical thinking skills. Developing healthy communication skills and encouraging innovative thinking.

ART CLASSES PROGRAM, MARCH – JUNE 2024 – MONDAYS, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

MARCH – 4, 11, 18, 25
Introductory lesson; safety regulations.
Free topic, «Birds and animals» – coloured pencils, markers.
Mixing paints, obtaining the maximum number of shades – acrylic, paper.
Still life – graphic execution in ink on paper and cardboard. The study of the media and technique.

APRIL – 8, 15, 22, 29
Making Easter eggs.
Study of Easter eggs varieties and types, “krashanky” – painted eggs, “drapanky” – scratched eggs.
“Vytynanka” – one of the types of folk art.
“Tree of life”, “Easter egg motives” – coloured paper, cutting.
“Easter still life” – acrylic on canvas. The study of the media and technique.

MAY – 6, 13, 27
A gift for mother – appliqué.
”Portrait of mother”. Studying the proportions of the face.
A variety of shapes and sizes.
“On the window and behind the window” – a still life of various objects on the windowsill.
Dry pastel, paper, cardboard. The study of the media and technique.
Subject and image. How to turn an object into an image, “Bird-spring”.

JUNE – 5, 12, 19, 26
Contrast of colours – cold and warm range of colours.
Drawing of nature – pencils, markers.
A gift for father.
Spectrum of tonal gradations, light and dark tones in nature.
“Evening”, “Behind the mountains are mountains”.
Final creative work – free topic, free media and technique.
Consolidation of what has been learned.