Classes & Programs
Homeschool Art Classes

Homeschool Art Classes

Each fall and spring, DAAC offers affordable arts experiences for homeschoolers between the ages of 5-18.

Kids who are exposed to the arts are better students, have stronger critical thinking skills, and their arts experiences help them to become better problem solvers, not just in art, but in all areas of education and life.  DAAC offers arts experiences for students to learn about new artists, techniques, vocabulary and skills.  Not only do they create art; they look at it and discuss it.  We offer a variety of mediums so kids can find the type of art that they feel most passionate about.  As they create a craft, students have a substantive, engaging experience that they can take with them and use beyond our studio. Some projects require two class periods. 

The classes are broken into two groups by age.  There is a class for ages 5-8, and one for 9 and up. (This may be altered to create more equal class sizes depending on who signs up)
Projects are modified for varying ages so older kids can have more challenging projects.

Homeschool Art - Spring 2019

When: Mondays Feb. 25 - April 22, 2019 - 12:30-2 pm
Where:  Decatur Area Arts Council Studio and Classroom
Fee:  $50 per student

This may not reflect the order of when the classes will be taught.

  • Romero Britto - Tempera Painting
  • Charlie Harper Animal Drawings – mixed media 
  • Henri Rousseau – paper sculptures
  • Metal Tooling – Mixed Media
  • Lisa Larson - clay animals
  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser Landscapes– oil pastels
  • Albrecht Durer - printmaking
  • Weaving – fiber arts
  • Zentangle animals -  ink and watercolors

Payment must be made to secure your spot. 
Parents are asked to volunteer for at least one class.
Class size is limited to 20.

For more information or to be added to the waiting list, email us or call 217-423-3189. 

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