Paint Party!

2021-04-07T15:16:52-04:00

Join us for an adult event at The STEAM Studio to kickoff STEAM@thefitz! Come and paint with us! Whether you are an artist and have your own project you are working on OR want to participate in the Social Art Challenge, this is the event for you. We will be painting, drawing, listening to jazz, and having fun, with only slight interruptions from Dr. Noah, talking about cool STEAM stuff and making shameless plugs for all the ambitions we have for STEAM@thefitz! The STEAM studio has donated supplies that are available to use and some new and unopened supplies for purchase. [...]

Paint Party!2021-04-07T15:16:52-04:00

Big Backyard Summer Enrichment Program – CANCELLED

2020-08-04T01:05:16-04:00

We have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 summer programs. The decision to remain closed is based on current restrictions put in place by the commonwealth and our desire to ensure we provide a fun, safe, healthy, and enriching experience for our attendees. Our Board of Directors believes we will not be able to operate in a way that would provide everyone a fulfilling experience. Additionally, we feel that the risk to attendees and staff (even with the increased sanitation, social distancing and diminished capacity) to be too great. This decision is heartfelt and we look forward to welcoming [...]

Big Backyard Summer Enrichment Program – CANCELLED2020-08-04T01:05:16-04:00

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 16+)

2020-02-25T11:07:08-05:00

Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to start? In this class, we’ll share fun, beginner-friendly drawing techniques that can turn anyone into an artist. This class will help you overcome your fear of the blank page and focus on putting pencil to paper so you can draw the way you always wished you could. In this class, we will cover the fundamentals in drawing including: Using different pencils for line quality Applying different shading methods Practice measurement and proportions in your work We’ll will help you embrace imperfections in your work with step-by-step exercises that [...]

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 16+)2020-02-25T11:07:08-05:00

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 10-15)

2020-02-25T11:05:32-05:00

Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to start? In this class, we’ll share fun, beginner-friendly drawing techniques that can turn anyone into an artist. This class will help you overcome your fear of the blank page and focus on putting pencil to paper so you can draw the way you always wished you could. In this class, we will cover the fundamentals in drawing including: Using different pencils for line quality Applying different shading methods Practice measurement and proportions in your work We’ll will help you embrace imperfections in your work with step-by-step exercises that [...]

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 10-15)2020-02-25T11:05:32-05:00

Acrylic Painting for Intermediate/Advanced

2020-02-22T17:29:56-05:00

Perhaps you have tried acrylic painting and now want to improve your skills and increase your knowledge on how to work with this versatile paint. Over the course of four weeks, we will try new compositions, practice creating different textures using a variety of tools and work with other kinds of acrylic paint. Besides using paper and canvas, we will explore painting on other surfaces. Some experience using acrylics is required for this course. Paints and brushes will be supplied. Required Materials: A smooth piece of cardboard, 11 x 14 inches Paper towels Small water bucket for brushes Note: Course runs [...]

Acrylic Painting for Intermediate/Advanced2020-02-22T17:29:56-05:00

Zentangle

2020-02-22T13:23:31-05:00

Zentangle is a simple, relaxing and fun form of art creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Using a micron pen, you can design pieces of art worth framing. Zentangle is perfect for someone with absolutely no art experience and yet experienced artists will enjoy the ability to extend and stretch their creativity. The versatility of working with your new skills is enormous. Nancy Fillip is a certified Zentangle instructor. All supplies will be provided with the required materials fee. Materials Fee: $10 cash or check, payable at the first class

Zentangle2020-02-22T13:23:31-05:00

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

2020-02-22T13:21:42-05:00

Come and learn how to use acrylic paints that are easy to work with and very forgiving. You can paint right over your mistakes! This beginners class will teach through technique about properties of paint, color mixing, texture, and the different styles of of brushes. We will be painting on paper and canvas and learning how to create colorful and exciting compositions. No art experience necessary! Paints and brushes will be supplied. Required Materials: A smooth piece of cardboard, 11 x 14 inches Paper towels Small water bucket for brushes Materials Fee: $20 cash or check payable at the first class

Acrylic Painting for Beginners2020-02-22T13:21:42-05:00

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