PFAC is proud to offer art classes to our homeschool students instructed by Valerie Whiteman. Family members are welcome to wait in our Hands on For Kids area during the class. Each session is $20 Member/$25 nonmembers (Discount for registering for all 8 classes!) All are welcome! These guided art lessons are also open to non-homeschoolers! September 20: Texture: Design a textural landscape, explore manmade vs. natural textures and create a painting using as many textures as you can! September 27: Pattern Play: Learn about radial symmetry and create your own pattern using printmaking techniques October 4: Portraits Throughout History: Learn the rules to sketching a classical portrait and then break them and draw a portrait in the style of Picasso. October 11: Drawing the Human Figure: Sketch the human figure with pencil and charcoal, learn how to draw using proportion and how to show movement October 18: Printmaking: Design a monoprint with Styrofoam and explore multi-layer printing techniques with Gelli plates and various materials. October 25: Tie Dye Workshop: Bring a white t-shirt and a pair of white socks and have fun learning various tie-dye techniques! November 1: Painting En Plein Air: We will do watercolor paintings OUTDOORS! If it rains, we will experiment with watercolor painting techniques indoors. November 8: Op Art: Use lines to create optical illusions that make your drawings “move” and then use color to make your paintings “pop” off of the page!