ONSITE: Family Studio: Pet Rock Painting
Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Give life to a family of smooth river rocks by making little critters. Design your creatures using paint and other decoration styles. Make them your own by giving them colorful outfits, eyes and hair so they can live out their pet lives in the garden next to your favorite plant, on a stack of paper or by the front door welcoming all your friends.
- Please note that we have made change to family studio registration: Each person must individually register. Registered children must have be accompanied by a registered adult. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. All materials and equipment are provided. Artmaking activities will involve some messiness; please wear appropriate clothing.
Due to a set of stairs, this classroom is not wheelchair accessible.
Families need to sign up before 4pm the day before class. Confirmations/cancellations will be made by 5pm on the day before. Please sign up as early as possible.
This is an ONSITE course. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. For more info please visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor
Claudia is an artist and object-maker living and working in Richmond, VA primarily working in clay and paper media. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Sculpture + Extended Media in 2020. Her handbuilt works in clay, although they are made of hardened earth, feel soft to the touch. Their colors are as jovial and earthly as bursting laughter. These objects emit energy through their whimsical forms and patterns. She learns from the way that the moon and the trees wave to each other and the deep knowledge rooted in the earth and our bodies.
Through her teaching, she aims to democratize the classroom space, leveling the student/teacher relationship to one of reciprocity rather than authority. Her students learn just as much from the world around them as they do from each other. In her classroom, Claudia exists as a guide for her creative students' journeys and she endeavors to teach her students limitlessness in their creative pursuits.See More Classes By Instructor
Instagram: @ paloma.claudi