2012-13 Art Classes in Walpole, MA at Rosemarie Morelli Art Studio & School

All classes available year-round through ongoing enrollment.
Call 508-668-4933 or email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net to sign up or request brochure.  PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE ART LESSONS ALSO AVAILABLE – CALL TO SCHEDULE.
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Rosemarie Morelli Art Studio & School – 2012-13 Fall, Winter, Spring Art After School Art Classes for Children & Teens, and Adult Morning & Evening Drawing and Painting Classes. Fall season for all Art Classes begins week of September 10 or from your chosen start date. Class sessions run ongoing through Fall, Winter & Spring trimesters. You may sign up for one or multiple sessions. Email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net or call 508-668-4933 to sign up or for more information.



We offer 2 art program choices for children and teens. Children/Teen age groupings are guidelines and are flexible according to your child’s maturity. Email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net or call 508-668-4933 to sign up or to learn more about which program is best for your child.

Program 1. ART CLASS STUDIO – 135.00/6-week session. Includes materials.
This is a “fun art projects for everyone” class! Students select from a variety of media to create artworks that interest them while learning the basics of art fundamentals and rendering skills. This class offers instruction in Pen & Ink Illustration; Cartooning; Charcoal, Graphite & Color Pencil Drawing; Pastels; Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor Painting; and Multi-Media. The studio has reference materials, stock photo library and still-life objects to help inspire as students flow from project to project, selecting subjects from landscapes, seascapes, still life, portrait, animals, architecture, fantasy creatures, fashion textile design and whatever else interests them. Block Printing, Plaster Relief Sculpture and Mural Panel Painting are special projects that will also be made available at each trimester during the school year. All students receive individualized instruction, finish at their own pace, and participate in group art lesson exercises. Traditional to contemporary art styles and techniques will be taught, and experimenting with various media is encouraged for those students who enjoy self expression. The sky is the limit!

Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 pm, ages 9-15
Thursdays 3:30-5:00 pm, ages 8-12
Fridays 3:30-5:00 pm, ages 6-8
Saturdays 10-11:30 am, ages 8-12
Saturdays 12:00-1:30 pm, ages 9-17
Saturdays 1:30-3:00 pm, ages 9-17

Program 2. CLASSICAL DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO – 135.00/6-week session. Includes materials.
For the art-focused student who craves to create a good “likeness” in their artwork, this class will nurture your child’s talents with step-by-step methods and guided instruction for achieving a more realistic drawing and painting. Instruction on how to render light, shadows and midtone values along with teaching the tools for correcting shapes are emphasized during each project. Whether it be animals, nature, landscapes, seascapes, still life objects, architectural scenes or people, students choose to work from subjects that interest them as they learn how to see and render “the big picture” for setting up a more simple approach to the details such as animal textures, wood grains, fabrics and folds, smooth and reflective surfaces, transparent glass and liquids, facial features, ocean waves…and much more! Drawings are done in choices of charcoal, graphite, color pencil and pastels. Painters work in their choice of oils or acrylics. Each student receives individualized instruction tailored to their personal learning pace and ability. All art levels, beginner through advanced will benefit from this class.

Mondays 3:30-5:00 pm, ages 9-17
Saturdays 12:00-1:30 pm, ages 9-17
Saturdays 1:30-3:00 pm, ages 9-17

Click here at www.rosemariemorelli.com for Rosemarie Morelli’s website, portfolio and detailed information about children’s art classes in Walpole, MA.

Drawing and Painting Classes – All levels. 135.00/8-week session. Email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net or call 508-668-4933 to sign up or for more information.

This is the “adult version” of “Classical Drawing & Painting Studio” above. Whether you are a beginner or advanced artist, you will benefit from traditional masters skills and knowledge taught here that will greatly improve your drawing and painting, regardless of the mediums and styles you like to work in on your own. You will choose from subjects that interest you as learn to paint or draw (or both) landscapes, still life, people or portrait. You may work from life or photos. The Thursday evening class will have a model scheduled for intermittent group study. Bring your paints and drawing supplies or contact the studio for supply list.  Every student receives  instruction tailored to their personal learning style and pace. Regardless of your level, this comprehensive and ongoing program will train artists how to draw and oil paint traditional still lifes and landscapes. Join our fun group of aspiring artists who are learning the Master techniques for becoming better painters and becoming more sophisticated in their drawing. You can jump in at any time and continue for as long as you like. Though Classical Realism and Impressionism is taught, artists who normally work in other mediums and styles will benefit from this valuable instruction. Classes are held in the studio year-round and at an on-site location (en plein air) for landscape painting during good-weather summer months (See below for detailed description on Landscape Painting.) Each class runs 2 1/2 hours. Supply list provided.

Tuesday Mornings: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Friday Mornings: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Thursday Evenings: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday Mornings: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Monday Evenings: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Click here at www.rosemariemorelli.com for Rosemarie Morelli’s website, portfolio and detailed information about adult art classes in Walpole, MA.

Cartooning, Illustration, Painting & Drawing Studio
Monday – Friday, 9:30-11:30 Ages 6-9 or 12:30-3:00 pm Ages 9+
Learn how to create cartoon characters, animals or whimsical, magical creatures along with understanding the development process of designing a background scene for your story line.  Pen & Ink, quill pens, markers, color pencils and color tint inks will be available to create the finished artwork which will be in the form of a comic strip or fantasy/science fiction storyboard(s). For those who love to paint and draw either realistically or illustrative,  you will have your choice(s) of watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels, charcoals, graphite, pen & ink, and color pencil. All students receive individualized instruction including participating in group art skill building lessons. Students choose to paint and draw from subjects such as animals, people, sports, still life, landscapes, seascapes, nature, fantasy art…and whatever else interests them! Students may create one or more artwork projects as they will be encouraged to try different mediums. Fee: $150 per Morning or Afternoon Week Session. Includes all materials. $30 per day if space available. Call 508-668-4933 or email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net to register.

Weeks of June 24-August 26, Mondays thru Fridays or Per Day
Mornings: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Afternoons: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
All classes $150.00/5-day week, or $30.00/day if space available.

Morning and Afternoon Camp Week Sessions. Call 508-668-4933 to request a brochure with class schedules and registration form or email: rmorellicrocker@comcast.net to receive a print-friendly version.

Summer Art Camp Courses Descriptions
Cartooning and Fantasy Art Fun
In this popular class, children learn to cartoon, illustrate and morph human characters, animals, ordinary objects, robots or whimsical, magical creatures such as fairies, dragons, ogres and more. They will then design and illustrate a background scene for their story line and character(s). Students will be given choices of finishing their artworks in markers, pen & color inks, color pencil and pastels. The finished artwork will be in the form of a comic strip or scene storyboard(s).

Mosaic Textile Painting & Design
Students will custom paint papers for cutting into shaped pieces to design and create a colorful mosaic artwork. They will learn how to color-match tiles and simplify their sketch designs for creating a mosaic still life, landscape, animal, nature, or any scene with imagery that interests them. Abstract design will be introduced.

Block Printing
Learn how to create multiple art prints or greeting cards of your single-image illustration, graphic, text or pattern designs to give to your family and friends. Instructor will first demonstrate step by step how to transfer an image onto soft block, etch, apply ink and print to paper. Students begin with printing a simple image to practice the process steps, then advance to designing and printing a more detailed illustration. Soft linoleum, rubber stamping materials and blunt & sharp carving & etching tools will be used. $15.00 additional material fee.

3D Plaster Relief Sculpture
This multi-media art process uses clay, plaster and paint to make a finished plaster relief illustrating a 3D design or scene. Students learn how to carve slab molds from their planned sketch to cast a plaster relief ready for finishing and final painting. $15.00 additional material fee.

Mural Panel Painting
Students will paint their own mural-on-panel that can be installed on an interior wall of their home or room. The mural can depict a realistic landscape, whimsical animal scene or illustration of their choosing. Students will learn how to plan and grid their design sketches for enlargement and finish in acrylic paints. Mural painting techniques will be taught. Panel size choices are 24” x 48” or 24” x 24” with pre-installed hardware to allow for easy hanging, removal and rearranging. $15.00 additional material fee.

Drawing & Painting Studio
For students who like to draw or paint (or both) realistically, this class focuses on how to create a likeness of a still life or photo image/scene while exploring oils, acrylics, pastels, pencil, color pencil, and charcoal. Students learn to see and render better shapes, angles, values, color and edges. Activities will be given to improve student’s understanding of color theory, paint mixing and rendering techniques. Students may bring in their own object or photo, choose a set up in the studio, or from the stock photo library. All skill levels will benefit from this class!

Student’s Choice Art Studio
This is an open studio class offered throughout the summer where student’s can choose to work independently according to their interests, selecting from any of the courses offered. All students receive the same individualized instruction as in the specialized focus classes. In this class, students choose to create artworks in Drawing, Painting, Cartooning, Science Fiction & Fantasy Illustration, Block Printing, Mosaic Textile Painting & Design, Color Pencil – Realistic or Illustrative, Mural Panel Painting and 3D Plaster Relief Sculpture. They also choose to work in mediums of Acrylics, Watercolors or Oil Painting, Pastels, Pencil, Color Pencil, Graphite, and Pen & Ink. The sky is the limit in regards to subject – students can set up a still life or have access to a large stock photo library for reference in landscapes, seascapes, arcitecture, animals, nature, people, portrait…and more! Instruction is art fundamental based to develop skills in rendering techniques and seeing better values, tone, color, shapes and perspective.

Mid-Summer Art Workshop – Just for High School Students
2-Weeks only – Grades 9-12
July 8-12 Afternoons: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
July 15-19 Afternoons: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
$175.00/week, each class is 2 1/2 hrs. Includes all materials
A popular sell-out! High School students enjoy working at their own pace creating artworks of their choosing in a relaxed environment with their peers. Students select one or more projects from Cartooning, Manga/Anime, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Illustration, Realistic Drawing & Painting, Portrait, Landscapes, Seascapes, Still Life, Pop Art, etc. Group and individualized instruction is given to improve each student’s art skills and rendering techniques. A large stock-photo library with everything from animals, people, nature, sports, mythical creatures, architecture, scenery and much more is available to inspire. Choose to work in pastels, acrylics, oils, watercolor, color pencil, pen & ink, charcoal, and graphite. Beginner thru Advanced – Art majors or non…welcome to Summer Art! Bring a soft drink and snack. Headphones welcome.


About Rosemarie Morelli Art Studio

Realism, Impressionism and Surrealism Fine Artist - Academic Art Instructor in painting, drawing and illustration to students age 9-adult.
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