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Winter 2018 Elementary Vibe Studio Classes

Mondays:  Afterschool Sculpture (grades K-5)

3:30-4:30 p.m. January 22 – March 19 *extended art option available (No classes on 1/29 and 2/19)

SOLD OUT – to add your child to the waiting list for this class please email studio@vibepdx.org

 

Mondays:  Capoeira K-5

6-7:00 p.m.  January 15- March 19

Cost:  $120 for 10 week session, $15 per drop in

Capoeira​ ​is​ ​a​ ​physical,​ ​musical,​ ​community​ ​game.​ ​Originally​ ​a​ ​martial​ ​art developed​ ​by​ ​African​ ​slaves​ ​in​ ​NE​ ​Brazil​ ​and​ ​hidden​ ​from​ ​slave​ ​masters​ ​as a​ ​dance,​ ​today​ ​capoeira​ ​incorporates​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​kicks,​ ​dodges,​ ​acrobatics, music,​ ​and​ ​ritual​ ​into​ ​a​ ​community​ ​celebration​ ​that​ ​is​ ​challenging, engaging,​ ​and​ ​rewarding!

 

Tuesdays:   ​“Caribbean​ ​rhythms​ ​and​ ​songwriting:​ ​from Mexico​ ​to​ ​Cuba”*

3:30-4:30 p.m. January 16 – March 20

Cost:  $120 for 10-week session

Students​ ​will​ ​have​ ​the​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​explore​ ​interlocking​ ​polyrhythms​ ​in​ ​the context​ ​of​ ​Cuban​ ​Rumba,​ ​connect​ ​to​ ​folk​ ​songs​ ​and​ ​melodies​ ​from​ ​around the​ ​Caribbean,​ ​and​ ​discover​ ​their​ ​own​ ​unique​ ​songwriting​ ​expressions within​ ​these​ ​rich​ ​traditions.

 

Wednesdays : Painting Homeschool Focus (ages 6-12)

1-2 p.m. January 17 – March 23

Cost: $120 for 10-week session

This term students will explore color and value while learning the basics of painting with watercolor and acrylic. Art history will be used to inspire the use of color and painting technique. Young artist’s final project will be acrylic on canvas.

 

Wednesdays : Afterschool Painting (grades K-5)*

3:30-4:30 January 17 – March 23

Cost: $120 for 10-week session

This term students will explore color and value while learning the basics of painting with watercolor and acrylic. Art history will be used to inspire the use of color and painting technique. Young artist’s final project will be acrylic on canvas.

SOLD OUT – to add your child to the waiting list for this class please email studio@vibepdx.org

 

Thursdays:  Mixed Media (grades 1-5)

3:30-4:30 p.m. January 18 – March 22

Cost:  $120 for 10-week session

In this 10 week class, young artists will work on 3-D and 2-D projects using a range of art materials. This term students will make a paper mache trophy head of a ‘Creature’ of their choice.

 

Fridays:  Open Studio (grades K-5)

3:30-4:30 p.m.  January 5 – March 23

Cost:  $140 for 12-week session

Vibe’s Open Studio is for artists in grades K-5 who are interested in working individually without instruction. While a teaching artist will be available, this is a time for young artists to explore materials on their own and work individually on projects of their choice with the materials available at each Open Studio. A wide variety of art materials, including paint, collage and drawing materials will be available during this time. (Excluding acrylic paint and clay.)

 

Saturday:  Zines!! (grades K-5)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. January 20 – March 24

Cost : $120 for 10-week session

Zines tell stories through art! In this class you can create your own characters, their world and their adventures. Through illustration and developing a plot, artists delve into the world of their own creation and amazing things happen!

 

*Extended Art options: This includes Vibe staff picking up students from Atkinson Elementary at 3 p.m. where students will walk over the studio, have time for a snack before class. From 4:30-5 p.m. students can sketch, work on their songs, or do homework until parents/guardians pick them up at 5 p.m. 3-3:30 extended art + pick up from Atkinson = $4/class. Extended art until 5 p.m. = $8/class.

Late policy: For every 15 minutes that a child is waiting after the end of class/extended art, there will be a $5 late charge. Thank you for respecting the time of our teaching artists.

Late Start Art and No School Monday Open Studio

When Portland Public has late start days, holidays or teacher planning days, Vibe’s Studio will be open for creativity!

Late Start Art

On Portland Public School’s late start days (the 3rd Wednesday of each month January through May) Vibe will open up the studio from 8:30-10:30 for kids to come in and have a couple hours of creativity before the school days starts. For children that go to Atkinson, we can walk kids over to the school.

Late Start Art Days are: 
– January 17th 
– February 21st 
– March 21st 
– April 18th 
– May 16th

Cost : $20/child

No School Monday Open Studio

Winter Quarter has several days when Mondays are days off of school – however, these days will be full of creativity at the Vibe Studio. From 10-Noon on January 15th, January 29th and February 19th the studio will be open for drop in open ended art project times for kids ages 3-12.

Cost: $15/child