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 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.)
Dates this session will be held: Sept 6, 13, 20, 27 & Oct 4, 11
Cost for one child for this session: $84.00 (If your child is going to miss class for a specific reason we are happy to prorate the cost.)
Class Theme Description: Art Explorers
Each week Sparklers will explore new methods in Art! They will discover different art materials and learn how to effectively use them each week. They will then brainstorm what kinds of unique projects they can create with the process they have explored!
Week 1: Slime Time Slime is all the rage. Alien slime & ghost goo will be created during this first week of class!
Weeks 2: Wonderful Weaving We will be seeing what we can create when we practice patience & master the art of weaving. A book cover? Pencil case? Purse? Pillow? It’s up to the Sparklers to decide!
Weeks 3: Tie Dye Tricks This class will teach Sparklers the coolest tips and tricks in tie dye!
Week 4: Wacky Watercolors Salt, crayon, rubbing alcohol, and sharpies can all be incorporated with watercolors to make some amazing art! Sparklers will try out these various techniques to make their own unique work of art!
Weeks 5 & 6: Stuffed Animal Creators We will brainstorm different ways to create stuffed animals before using fabric, stuffing, and more to create one-of-a-kind stuffed animals!
Coming Next Session: Oct 18, 25 + Nov 1, 8, 15, 29
Class Theme Description: Draw, Plan, Sculpt
Each week Sparklers will explore new methods in sculpting. We will begin each class with learning a new sculpting technique. We will draw a plan, and then get to work making unique 3-dimensional projects!
Weeks 1: Plush Pumpkins Sparklers will use fabric to create a stuffed pumpkin. They will use found art materials to turn their pumpkin into a fun & spooky jack-o-lantern!
Week 2&3:Birds Sparklers will imagine a bird unlike any other! They will first draw their bird before using clay to sculpt their bird. They will then paint and embellish their birds with a variety of materials.
Week 4: Name Signs We will begin by learning how to create and customize letters using sculpey. We will then create slabs and adhere our letters to the signs!
Weeks 5 & 6: Plaster Bowls We will work quickly and learn how plaster sets as we sculpt our very own bowls using plaster. We will also press decorative materials into the plaster as it sets. The following week we will complete our bowl using paint, glitter, mod podge, and much more!
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.