Sunday, February 8, 2015

Youth Mural Club Updates

New mural underway at Central City Assembly on 10th Ave.

and brushing up on our mural painting skills.
The new mural club for youth 8 - 18 continues to meet each Saturday, 3-6pm at Citizens Artist Collective 44 W. 6th St. studio 13. The space is bustling with energy and projects. There is a painting and film project by visiting artists Jeane Cohen (Phili) and film maker Carl Elsaesser (Chicago) in progress, tiles for Treat Walkway, mural designs and painting studio areas.

Students have been discussing a variety of ideas including an "anime" mural and working on the "Together We Thrive" mural on 4th Ave. in addition to our existing projects.

More updates to come soon!

Mural Club continues

Youth creating tiles for the Treat Walkway mosaics.
Saturdays 3 - 6pm
through - May 16
Ages: 8 - 18
Cost: $20. per session all materials included

Location: Citizens Artist Collective
44 W 6th St, Tucson, Arizona 85705
Studio #13 (enter from 9th Ave, near railroad tracks)

Each week students have ample time to draw, paint and explore materials in open studio environment.  Lessons includes looking at, talking about and creating works of art. The second half of each class is spent in the community working on projects including murals & mosaics or going on a field trip. This exciting new studio based program has an emphasis on the tools and techniques employed in visual arts and civic engagement.

Students should bring a set of paint clothing, shoes, pants, shirt and hat. We are using acrylic mural paints.

You can attend one, or all sessions. Registration forms are filled out on your first session.
To register or for questions contact: or call 520-791-9359

Visiting Artists Jeane Cohen (Phili) and film maker Carl Elsaesser(Chicago) present their work in progress to students.

We are busy designing new murals...

Youth artists fine tuning mural designs.

Lessons include this one, an observation negative space drawing with white chalk on black paper. Beautiful works!

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