Full course description
Elements and Principles of Art in Spring
Mondays, 4/1-4/29/2024, 6:00-7:30pm
5 online sessions
Instructor Michelle Champlin
Join this fun art class to explore drawing and painting focused on the theme of Springtime. Taking our inspiration from images of Nature and Spring, we’ll focus on different Elements and Principles of Art each week, including Color, Form, Line, Shape and Composition. We’ll play with imagery and create our own unique drawings and paintings, whether abstract or representational. Let’s have fun!
Image credit: Michelle Champlin
Instructor bio: Michelle (Shelley) Champlin is a professional visual artist, educator, intuitive, and creative mentor whose artwork ranges from representational to intuitive abstract and tends to explore emotion, human perspective, healing, spirituality, and consciousness. Earning her Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts with a Visual Arts focus provided her time, space, and resources to delve deeply into her own truth, perspective, and process, both as an individual and as an artist--an experience that informs her work every day. Her background includes working with a variety of populations including children, adults, and youth and adults who experience developmental disabilities. She is passionate about bringing opportunities for education, creative growth, and self-expression to the community, as well as creating space for folks to contemplate and honor their own experience. Her belief that art gives us an opportunity to see in a new way, a vehicle to learn, and the power to convey is at the heart of her love of teaching.