Brookline school half day workshops!



Brookline school half days are coming and we have some fun workshops planned!  

Thursday, Nov. 15  
Learn the art of wet felting flowers

Wednesday, Nov. 28th 
paper basket weaving 

Thursday, Dec. 6th
hand sewing felt dolls/animals

Wednesday, December 12th
toothpaste batik 
A fun take on the ancient craft of batik

All workshops run 1:00-2:30. Pick up available at Pierce. Cost: $45 including pizza.

These workshops will be taught by local artist Talia Lefton.

Please feel free to email with any questions and let me know if you'd sign on!

New classes in October!

October classes!

After school classes have started with a roar! Lots of canvas painting and drawing! 
We have one spot on Tuesday and one on Thursday. These spots are for third graders and up. 

Fiber arts! October 15th- December 17
Meeting Mondays 3-6 Join Talia and knit, sew ( both hand and machine), felting and embroider. Two spaces left. We have mainly middle schoolers signed on for this one.

Child and their grown up art class! Fridays 9:30-10:30 October 12th- November 30th
Join Karly for a morning of art exploration! Expect lots of painting, drawing and building!

Saturday Mornings with Karly! October 6th- November 24
Ages 5-7 Join Karly for a morning of art, meditation and learning.

Two spaces available.

Art class on no school day of Monday October 8th
Open Workshop with lots of painting, drawing and building. We're meeting 9-2. I'm open to setting up the 2-5 day if there is a demand.

Open workshop on Thursday nights is back! We meet 8-9:30. Full use of studio materials. RSVP by Wednesday night to make sure we have all you need for your project/exploration.

Please feel free to email for details and to sign on.
Hope to see you soon!

:) Amy

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Art classes and workshops for the younger set!

Classes for the younger set this fall!

Hello all!

Art with Amy is super excited to present our new art offerings for the younger set taught by the ever awesome Karly! These classes will all be starting up the first week in October and running as 8 week sessions.

Please feel free to email with any questions and to sign on.

Mornings with Karly! 
Mindfulness and Art workshops
ages 5-7


Using contemplative practices of art, yoga, sitting meditation and dancing as the main tools for learning children will explore all sorts of  activities that will inspire curiosity of the world around them.

Students will be making biodegradable sculpture, wool felting, tool making, doll making, yoga stories, tea and story time, calm breathing and Ikebana  ( meditative flower arranging).

Meeting times:
Mondays and Wednesdays  8-11 .
or 
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-11
Tuition: $535 for two workshops a week for 16 weeks 

Saturday mornings Mornings with Karly
Meeting times:
Saturdays 10-11:30
Tuition: 8 class set $250 beginning October 6th


Parent/child art 
Meeting times:
Friday mornings 9-10
ages 2-5
Join your young artist for painting, drawing and building explorations!
Tuition: 8 class set $225 beginning October 5th

About Karly:
Karly Loyer is a Boston based contemplative pre-school teacher. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Visual Arts, as well as Traditional Eastern Arts. Karly studied at Naropa University, a Buddhist based university, in Boulder, Colorado.

Hope to see you soon!
:) Amy
45 Harvard Street
Brookline Village
www.artwithamy.com

Art classes and workshops on September 4th and 5th!

Summer is not over yet!


We have a few spaces remaining in our September 4th and 5th days before school begins.

These days will be filled with collage, bookmaking, sewing, cyanotypes ( sun prints) and open workshop time!

We offer 9-2 and 2-5 options both days. On Tuesday and Wednesday 9-2 Gem and Karly will be teaching in the studio. Bring a lunch and collage, create mixed media wonders, make books and follow your artistic passion! Tuesday afternoon 2-5 Anne is back and creating magical cyanotypes! Wednesday 2-5 we wrap up our summer programming with our ever popular open workshop lead by Amy- expect lots of painting, drawing and building!

Hope you join us for some creative moments before fall begins!
Email with questions and to sign on- artwithamystudio@gmail.com

Stay tuned for the many exciting new programs we'll be offering this fall!

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Afternoon workshops for the week of August 20th!

We are super excited to announce this week's afternoon workshops! All workshops meet 2p-5p and cost $60 including all materials. We are now officially accepting payment through Venmo (@Amy-Solomon-17)!

Monday: Terrariums! Plant and design!

Tuesday: Printmaking! Make gel prints! A fun printmaking process :) 

Wednesday: Slime Lab  Make all sorts of fun and glittery slime!

Thursday:  Science meets fashion design! Design and create your own tshirt  learning the art of cyanotypes ( sun prints) !

Friday: Alternative sculptures: Using wood, wire, toys, cardboard and unexpected materials make art!

 

Fog sculpture field trip!

This week our Monday class had the opportunity to experience Fujiko Nakaya's fog sculpture steps from the studio right in Brookline Village! Art and nature intermingling stirred wonderful conversations about art installations and temporary art. We picnicked nearby and were able to watch the fog change with the wind. Ahhhhhh summmer in Brookline!

Fun afternoon workshops the week of August 13th!

We have a week of great afternoon workshops planned for this coming week!

Monday August 13: Embroidery! 
Tuesday August 14: Print on cloth and sew a pillow or a bag!
Wednesday August 15: Slime workshop!
Thursday August 16: Print on cloth and sew
a pillow or a bag. (It can be a continuation of Tuesday's project if you like.)
Friday August 17: Alternative sculpture!

All workshops meet 2-5. Cost $60.
We have a few spaces open in our 9-2 day as well.

Hope to see you soon!
:) Amy

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Slime workshop! Wednesday 2-5

Mornings with Karly! Art and mindfulness for the younger set coming this Fall!

Art with Amy is super happy to present Mornings with Karly this September!  
A class for ages 5-7.


Mondays and Wednesdays $535 for 8 weeks( 16 classes) meeting 8-11
Tuesdays and Thursdays $535 for 8 weeks ( 16 classes)  meeting 8-11

Using contemplative practices of art, yoga, sitting meditation and dancing as the main tools for learning children will explore all sorts of activities that will inspire curiosity of the world around them, and cultivate a sense of community and caring through process based and collaborative work.

Our mission is to cultivates mind-body synchronization and allow children to be who and how they are while giving them the tools to skillfully move through adversity. 

Here are some projects we are looking forward to working on this Fall:

Creating biodegradable sculpture, wool felting, tool making, doll making, yoga stories, tea and story time, calm breathing and Ikebana (meditative flower arranging). 

About Karly:

Karly Loyer is a Boston based contemplative pre-school teacher. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Visual Arts, as well as Traditional Eastern Arts. Karly studied at Naropa University, a Buddhist based university, in Boulder, Colorado. She then went on to receive extensive training in mindful teaching at Alaya Preschool where she taught preschool for 2 years. Karly is passionate about guiding and nurturing children in their development of becoming compassionate, genuine, and curious beings.

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Classes and workshops for the week of August 6th!

AWA for the week of August 6th!

We have some spaces available on some days of the 9-2 week. These will be filled with all sorts of painting, drawing and building explorations! Please email to sign on.

We also have some exciting workshops lined up for the 2-5 day!

Afternoon workshops for the week of August 6th! All meeting 2-5

Monday- Learn the technique of image transfer!
Tuesday- Wearable art! Make Cyanotypes! These are the sun prints on t-shirts!
Wednesday- Make sculpey sculptures
Thursday- Slime workshop
Friday- Open workshop- all sorts of painting, drawing and building!

All 9-2 classes $90 per day
All 2-5 workshops $60 per day

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Science meets fashion design! Join us Tuesday August 7th 2-5 and learn all about the magical art of  cyanotypes (sun prints). 

Fun afternoon workshops the week of July 30th

Sewing! Sun Prints! Fashion Design! Sculpture! Also some afternoon open studio time!

 

All meet 2-5 (except for an extra workshop on Tuesday 11-2)

Monday: Alternative sculpture

Tuesday: Wearable art! Make sun prints on t-shirts 11-2

2-5 Open Studio time

Wednesday: Sew a stuffed animal

Thursday: Fashion design with Milo / designing t-shirts

Friday: Mixed media on canvas with Milo

All workshops are $60

Feel free to email artwithamystudio@gmail.com with questions and to sign on.

We have spaces in the 9-2 day as well :D

  

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AWA Fall classes and workshops in the works

Hi all- Hope you've been enjoying your summer! At the studio we just finished an intensive two week fiber arts program with Mihoko from Saori Worcester. Lots of weaving, felting, spinning and sewing fun was had by all! Thank you Mihoko <3. We are now heading into our classic "Summer Fun" weeks with tie dye in the park, keeping sketchbooks, canvas painting and all sorts of sculpture. We are also planning great Fall programming. Here's a quick list of what's in the works. If you'd like to be on our list for details please email artwithamystudio@gmail.com. After school art M-F , Brookline half days,  Mornings with Karly- our exciting new morning classes for ages 5-7, parent/child art returns Friday mornings, Wednesday night open workshop, movie night, kids night out returning and lots more!

Afternoon workshops the week of July 23rd

We've got some wonderful afternoon workshops coming up next week! All workshops meet 2-5. We love mixed age classes so these are great for all school aged children. Cost: $60 per afternoon. Email artwithamystudio@gmail.com with questions and to sign on.

Monday July 23rd: Learn various bookmaking skills with Gem and make your own book!

Tuesday July 24th: Learn the fun art of gel prints with Martha! 

Wednesday July 25th:  Sew a bag! Using a sewing machine sew a bag with Jack. No sewing experience needed!

Thursday and Friday July 25th and July 26th: Altered dollhouses. This is a fun one back from last year. Students will take old dollhouses and redesign them. Painting, wallpapering and knocking down walls. Think This Old House!

 Bookmaking with Gem Monday afternoon!

Bookmaking with Gem Monday afternoon!

July Studio Art!


Hello all! 

These next two weeks we are excited to have Mihoko from Saori Worcester as our visiting artist! These weeks will be fiber arts weeks!
Weaving on large looms, felting, knitting, spinning and sewing are all on the schedule. Make bags, scarves and shawls. Make what you love! 

This week (July 9th) we have a few spaces in Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday classes meeting 9-2.

The week of July 17th we have three spaces for the full Monday through Friday
9-2 week. 

Heading into the weeks of July 23rd and 30thwe have a few open spaces. These are classic Art with Amy summer studios with sign ons by the day or week. Expect a ton of FUN as we build sculptures, paint canvases, tie dye/batik and more. 

All classes have mixed ages and we intentionally keep groups small for individualized attention.

Early morning drop off options and afternoon workshops available.

For more info and to sign on please feel free to email.

Cheers,
Amy
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