Art Explorations

Teacher Name: Amanda Espinosa
Tuition: $200.00 per year, payable in monthly installments of $25.00
Discount for Semester Payment: none
Supply/Materials Fee (due at registration): $35.00
Deposit (due at registration): $25.00
Grades: 7-12
Minimum Class Size: 8
Maximum Class Size: 18
Midterm Enrollment: Yes
Class Time:
Prerequisite: None
Estimated homework hours: No more than 1 hour a week

Required Materials or Books:
Folder for handouts, Drawing/sketch pad (at least 8.5″ by 11″)
Basic art supplies- drawing pencils (2H, HB, B, 2B, 4B), charcoal pencils, erasers (pink pearl or art gum), 1 set of oil pastels, 1 fine tipped and regular tipped Sharpie marker, 1 set of watercolors, 1 set of watercolor brushes. All of these supplies can be purchased at Hobby Lobby or Michaels and are reasonably priced, especially if you use coupons from their websites.
Materials do not need to be purchased prior to attending class but will be needed to complete class work. These supplies are for students personal use in class and at home.

Class Description:
Every person has been made with the God-given desire and ability to create. The aim of Art Explorations is to expand your skills and appreciation for art. Whether you are highly skilled or just beginning, this class will give you an opportunity to grow in your drawing, painting and visual media skills as well as learn from some of the great artists. You will learn about and explore the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design in order to create more effective art pieces. Through instruction and guided practice, you will learn how to develop the abilities and skills you already have while having fun!

About Amanda Espinosa

Amanda Espinosa earned a BA in Studio Art from Baylor. She has instructed students from Pre-K through 5th grade in both public school and private school settings. She helped develop the art program and curriculum while teaching art at two Waco ISD elementary schools. She is currently teaching at a private school and homeschooling her oldest child. She greatly enjoys teaching Art to students of all ages and stages!