My 10 year old daughter takes classes on Thursday night. This is her third year doing our Pet Portraits class in February. And every year she has chosen to paint a picture of one of our Great Danes. This year is a painting of Sophia, my 7-year-old blue merle.
Why we offer the "same" class
We repeat a lot of our curriculum year after year and I hear some parents express concern that their kiddos have "already taken that class."
Couple points to keep in mind:
Here are a few more portraits from our Thursday night class.
You know what's impressive? These 10 and 11 year olds had to DRAW their pet on their canvas first before starting their painting. They worked from photographs to design an interesting composition, get the scale right, and render their pet accurately. There's no paint-by-number here...they started with a blank canvas and a pencil!
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