College of Visual and Performing Arts

CAA Current Class Schedule

2015 Fall Art Classes

For proper placement, please use the student's grade level during the 2015-2016 school year. To register for classes, call 260-481-6977.

Drawing Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Learn fundamental drawing techniques using a variety of different media. Students will create a still life and portrait, as well as learn about different artists' drawing styles. All supplies provided.Please bring a paint smock. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, September 12–October 10
Visual Arts Building, Room 118
Grades K-3: 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies

Click here to register online or call 260-481-6977 to register over the phone.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies

Click here to register online or call 260-481-6977 to register over the phone.

Watercolor Workshop (Grades 7-12)

This is a workshop for beginning watercolor artists. Artists will learn to stretch a canvas, layer paints, and use a variety of techniques including washes, wet on wet, and wet on dry. They will also learn to prepare and transfer an image to their canvas, how layering paint creates depth and volume, and the use of cool and warm colors to aid in developing space. The class will create both a monochromatic and a full color painting. Class is taught by IPFW fine arts graduate Jan Krist-Finkbeiner.

Saturday, October 17, 9 a.m.–noon
Visual Arts Building, Room 118
One 3-hour sessions: $49, includes all supplies

Click here to register online or call 260-481-6977 to register over the phone.


Painting Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

In this five-week painting class, students will learn proper brush technique while working with different types of mediums such as tempera, acrylic, and watercolor. We will create a pointillism -style painting along with a landscape using blending and fading skills. Please bring a paint smock. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan McClarnon.

Saturdays, October 24-November 21
Visual Arts Building, Room 118

Grades K-3: 9 a.m. –10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies

Click here to register online or call 260-481-6977 to register over the phone.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies

Click here to register online or call 260-481-6977 to register over the phone.

 

 


Contact CAA at 260-481-6977 or lanier@ipfw.edu for details.

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Refund Policy

A full refund is given when the university cancels a course or when the IPFW Community Arts Academy receives notification of withdrawal from the registrant before the third business day prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given after class or private instruction begins. Course cancellations may occur due to low registration. Course offerings and fees may be subject to change without notice.

Parental Supervision Statement

IPFW is a public institution of higher education that offers a wide variety of classes, to a wide range of students from differing backgrounds, including adults and children in grades pre K – 12. While the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all students, parents are reminded that it is their responsibility to supervise minors when they are on campus and not in the classroom. Before and after class, our teachers cannot take the place of a parent and assume responsibility for unsupervised children.

In case of an emergency please contact the IPFW University Police at 481-6827.

Personal Enrichment Classes for Adults

The Community Arts Academy offers regular classes for kids in pre-K through grade 12 in art, dance, music and theatre, but if you are an adult interested in personal enrichment in these areas, please visit the IPFW Division of Continuing Studies to see what types of classes they are offering.

Purdue University Procedures for Programs Involving Minors

The IPFW Community Arts Academy abides by the operating procedures and policy outlined in the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors that went into effect January 1, 2015. This policy and registration form may be viewed here: