LOLA offers art classes to home school students on select Tuesdays starting in November and running until March. Classes are from 1-3 pm and suitable for students ages 5 – 16 (unless noted). Wendy Powalisz will lead the classes, with a few guest teachers. Cost of each class is $12 for an individual student or $10 each for siblings. Deadline for registration is one week prior to each class. See below for the home school class schedule.
5th Found Object Paintings – Canvas boards will be covered with a variety of found objects with a fall theme and then painted in the warm hues of autumn.
19th Thankful Leaves – Make marbled clay leaves to use as gifts with a message of gratitude.
10th Gilded Pinch Pots w/ Air Plants 2-Part Class – Part 1: Create pinch Pots with Artist Rita Kickert and take a spin on the pottery wheel.
17th Part 2: Gild the pot, paint it, and add the air plants.
7th Freestyle Chip Carving 2-Part Class – Students will make carvings on wood panels with Wood Carver John Modjewski.
21st Freestyle Chip Carving Continued
4th Yay for Yeti’s – Create a soft sculpture snow friend from recycled materials.
18th Color Wheel Challenge – Students will be challenged to work with a variety of colorful objects, utilizing the color wheel for still life drawings and paintings.
10th Paint the Pins – Rather than throw away chipped up bowling
pins, students will paint them to create new works of art. The challenge will be to use our imaginations to work with this unusual shape. We will discuss how to take a ‘flat’ image or idea, and turn it into a 3D piece.
26th Recycled Art Challenge – Celebrating Youth Art Month! Held at the LOL Library. Local Artist, Debbie Jircik will lead the challenge, along with LOLA’s resident artist, Wendy Powalisz for a day of art making at the Land O’ Lakes Library.