Artworks Trenton is happy to announce that the Free Teen Art Series has expanded with a brand new name - Teen Art League! This free programming, designed to inspire the teens of our communities, will now be offered all throughout the year with a variety of classes introducing new and exciting techniques in sculpting, drawing, collage, and so much more. These classes will be held in Artworks’ 40-foot-high sky lit classrooms March through December and are scheduled on Saturday, 1:30-2:30pm for teens ages 13-17.
“Works on Canvas”
Instructor: Alia Bensliman
March 11th – Paint with Bleeding Tissue Paper – Register Here
Color Bleeding Techniques: Students will create unique patterns, shapes, and colors by applying wet tissue paper to a canvas, allowing the tissue paper colors to bleed and the shape to transfer onto the canvas.
March 18th – Voodoo Masks – Register Here
Mask Making Techniques: Students will learn how to use recyclable materials such as cardboard, magazine paper, fabric, threads, and bottle caps to create unique mask designs.
March 25th – Animal Silhouettes – Register Here
Basic Design Techniques: This is an introductory class to drawing, collage, color combinations, and patterns, as well as light and shade concepts for teens. Students will build assemble strips of magazines and construction paper to create unique and colorful patterns in the shape of an animal of their choice.
“Painting & Printmaking”
Instructor: Kate Eggleston
Did you know you could make art with cinnamon and apples? Painting and printmaking in April will be a feast for the senses! Participants will learn basic painting and printmaking techniques by incorporating everyday materials.
April 8th – Collagraphs (printmaking) – Register Here
April 15th – Spiced Still Life (painting) – Register Here
April 22nd – Apple and Potato Prints (printmaking) – Register Here