The Art Spark is offering after school art classes to students at Sacred Heart School in Fairfield. –This class will take place at Sacred Heart School on Wednesdays.
– The class is 75 minutes long and on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:15 PM for grades K-4. If your child is in 5th or 6th grade and wants to come, they are welcome to!
-Our classes fill up quickly, so enroll today! Checks should be made out to: Sacred Heart School.
-We pick up the students from the lunchroom at 3:00 PM. Pick up is in the entrance near the bathrooms, gym, and library. (The entrance that faces Nilles Rd.)
Sacred Heart Class Dates: Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20
What is the Theme?
Medieval Magical Castles
For this session Sparklers will imagine they are Lords, Knights, Queens, and Kings ruling over a kingdom. Each week we will learn about medieval times and use different techniques in art to create our projects.
Week 5 & 6
Crowns and Shields
Sparklers will design their very own crowns and shields using foil, paint, jewels, and a variety of different techniques. We will learn how to distress our shields with paint buffing techniques. They will also draw and design a crest to go on their shield.
Future Class Session Dates: Mar 27, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22 (8 Weeks Long) (Sign-Up Now Available)
What is the theme?
The Fantastic Future!
Imagine what life will be like in the year 3500! What will our spaceships look like? How will we dress? Will we be friends with aliens? Sparklers will imagine, plan, draw, sculpt and create different aspects of how they think the world will look in the fantastic future!
Weeks 1 & 2 : Clay Spaceship Sculptures
Sparklers will learn how to slip, score, roll, pinch, and build a unique spaceship that can travel through space and time!
Weeks 3 & 4: Recyclable Robots
We will bring a variety of recyclables to class to assemble into amazing robots. We will imagine what these robots capabilities are before adding buttons, screens, wires and more!
Week 5: Room of the Future!
What will our rooms look like in the future? What room in our house will change or evolve the most? Will our kitchen automatically cook up whatever food we imagine? Will our walls be giant projectors? Will there be gravity in our homes? So many things to consider as we create detailed drawings of a room of the future!
Week 6 & 7: Paper Mache Space Helmets
In the year 3500 traveling from planet to planet might be as simple as a 10 minute flight. We’ll work to create protective headgear using paper mache, metallic paints, and more!
Week 8: Alien Paintings
What do aliens look like? Sparklers will draw and paint how they imagine these futuristic friends!
Sparklers Grades K-4 *If there is a snow day, class will be cancelled that day. A credit for your class will roll over to the next session. We do not refund for snow days. How do I sign-up? Enrolling your child is easy on our website. Please fill out the form below. Our classes usually fill, so be sure to sign-up early to secure your spot! How do I pay? Please make a check out to: Sacred Heart School and give it to us, (The Art Spark teachers) the first day of each session. The total will vary based on the length of the session. The cost is $14 per class. Each session will be approximately 6 weeks long.
What kinds of projects will you be doing? Classes will be split up into sessions based on different themes. At the beginning of each class we will ask questions, diagram ideas, and brainstorm solutions to create unique projects. Children will use a plethora of art materials including but not limited to: oil pastels, watercolor, colored pencils, crayons, markers, felt, paper mache, clay, model magic, and more!
What should I do if I know my child is going to miss a class? If you know in advance that your child will not be able to make it to specific classes, please let us know before the session begins and we will prorate the session for you. We will not refund for classes missed unexpectedly.