Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Abstract painting

Our last lesson was Abstract painting. You can let your imagination go wild with it, you can use many different colors and shapes. Here is an example.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Holiday Craft

Looking for something fun and easy to do with the kids for holiday decorating? I found these super cute snow people. Check it out on this great website, there are lots of other fun ideas there too. Here is a fun and super easy Christmas craft to do with the kids. http://www.christmas39.com/christmas-crafts/christmas-crafts-for-kids.html

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Newest project

This was a fun project, we cut out colored paper and pasted it on a painted canvass. The possibilities are endless. 

Thursday, November 21, 2013

New Prices Flexible Schedule


Please call 408-996-7088 or  email for current dates and times cupertinosoap@sbcglobal.net

 Classes for ages 5 - 15.
 All classes are 6 weeks long.
 Class sizes are 1 - 6 students.

I am now offering a flexible schedule for all ages and classes.  There are now after school classes available as well.

Ages 5 - 11 One hour class for six weeks $130.00 material cost included

Ages 12 - 15 One and a half hour class for six weeks $160.00 material cost included

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mixed Media Collage

Our project for this week is a mixed media collage. We will be using acrylic paints, pastels, ink, paper and paper flowers.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Last week we worked on using watercolors with mica's. The effect is very unusual, the colors are vibrant and bright.  Here are two examples.

this is a close up view so you can see the detail and variety.

Friday, August 30, 2013

This week we worked on painted bottles. There are lots of variations you can do. Here is one of them.

Last week we worked on scratch art, it is crayon underneath with black tempra paint on top then you "scratch" the black paint off to reveal the color underneath.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Upcoming projects

Here is a sample of some of the upcoming projects.

 Acrylic paintings with credit cards

Water colors with micas and gold leaf

Tissue paper stain glass

Scratch Art

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Sign up for classes now!

Summer is coming to a close soon, it will be time for school before we know it. Plan ahead and get your child's schedule ready. My classes will be filling up soon so it would be best to sign up as soon as possible! Some time slots maybe full or not fit into your schedule, I am willing to work with you to find a time that fits for your child's schedule so contract me (Veronica) at cupertinosoap@sbcglobal.net .

Monday, May 13, 2013

Summer Classes

The school year is coming to a close and things will be winding down soon. No more projects, no more homework, no more lesson plans. Soon you and your children will be enjoying the lazy days of summer. Boredom can set in with the kids and mom may need a break. So you may want to think about signing your children up for an arts and crafts class so they will have something interesting and fun to do.  Right now class days and times are still flexible so you get to choose what time and day that works for you! The cost for the classes is below.

All classes are for 8 weeks long between 1 - 1.5 hours long.  Or if you want, the classes can be 8 days in a row, what ever works for your schedule.

students 12 - 15 years old 1.5 hour long class $240.00 for 8 weeks

students 8 - 11 1 hour long class $200.00 for 8 weeks

students 5 - 7 1 hour long class $200.00 for 8 weeks

There are lots of fun projects planned for your children.  Your child will explore things like paper making, rock painting, working with polymer clay, paper mache', fabric art, painting and much more.
You can contact me for more information at cupertinosoap@sbcglobal.net.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Art from recycled objects

This week we have been working on making art from recycled objects. Here is an alien that one of the students did . The students are really using their imaginations.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Updated schedule

I have added new classes to the schedule, so there are more days and times available. Also the prices have been updated.There are also more days for after school programs as well. The adult classes are now more flexible too.  Be sure to visit the class schedule page to see the updates.  You can sign up for summer programs now and art parties are available.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Watercolors with salt painting

Watercolors with salt is a fun and interesting way to paint. The salt leaves a texture on the paint.

Palette knife painting

Last week Sergio did this palette painting.

This week we are working on pastels. Here are some examples of what we will be doing.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Mixed Media Collage

Mixed media collage. A fun way to explore different media. You can use anything, buttons, beads, plastic, paper the possibilities are endless.