Online Children's Workshopwith Sonomi – The Art Students League

Online Children’s Workshop
with Sonomi

All lessons are for children ages 6+
Four Saturdays
July 18, 25 & August 1, 8
 
Week 1: Still Life & Collage (featuring Yayoi Kusama)
Week 2: Printmaking & Stamping with recycled materials
Week 3: Klimt-inspired Magazine Collage
Week 4: Creating Sculptures with homemade Salt Dough
Read more on each week below!
 

Week 1:
Yayoi Kusama Inspired Art: Create Kusama’s dotted pumpkin.
Still life, cut-out, collage, and paint using Q-tips or use crayons or markers if they don’t have paint.
 
1. Talk about myself and my background a little. ( I grew up in Japan and live in NYC now)
2. Talk about Kusama who is also a Japanese female artist and lived in NYC.
3. Explain and show some of her work. 

4. Show how to create dotted pumpkin (or still life) art.

Materials needed:
– Construction papers, any colored papers, or copy papers
– Still life objects (pumpkin, vegetables, or any fruits)
– Scissors
– Glue stick
Optional:
– Washable tempera paint or any paint you have at home
(If you don’t have any paint, you can order from the links below or you can use markers or crayons)
– Q-tips
Paper plates, small containers, palette, etc to put paints
– Paper towel
 
Week 2:
Printmaking and stamping with recycled materials
such as supermarket styrofoam trays, toilet paper rolls, bottle caps, rubber bands, etc
 
Show some different ways to make printmaking/ stamping
1. Stamping with toilet paper rolls, bottle caps, rubber bands, etc
2. Shape toilet paper rolls for stamping and create flower art.

3. Show how to create printmaking using styrofoam trays

Materials needed:
– Washable tempera paint*
Paper plates, small containers, palette, etc to put paints
– Construction papers or copy papers

– Paper towel

– Recycled materials: such as supermarket styrofoam trays, toilet paper rolls, bottle caps, rubber bands, bubble wrap, etc

– Ballpoint pen

Week 3:

Klimt Inspired Art: Magazine collage, draw lines and shapes

 

1. Talk about Klimt and history
2. Explain and show some of his work. 
3. Talk about lines and shapes
4. Show how to create Klimt inspired art
– Copy papers or any white papers
– Magazines
– Markers
– Metallic paint or markers if you have any
– Scissors
– Glue stick
– Paper towel
 
Week 4:
Making Salt Dough (make clay with salt, flour, and oil) and create sculptures and ornamentsIt’s easy to make clay at home with just flour, salt, water, and vegetable oil. The clay can be shaped into any forms you like, baked and then painted. If you don’t have access to an oven, the clay can also be air-dried for 2-3days.
1. Explain how to make salt dough (very easy)
2. Shape the clay
3. Let it dry for a couple of days or bake them if adults can help
4. Color the sculptures

Materials needed:
– 1 cup of flour
– 1/2 cup of salt
– 1/3 cup of water
– 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
– Cooking sheet or wax paper
Optional:
– Washable tempera paint or markers

– Cookie cutters

– Toothpicks

Order supplies online:
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