Highland City Arts Council is offering a basic drawing class on September 8 at 10 am until noon at the Community Center.
Cost is $20 or $50 if you sign up for all three classes.
We have a great teacher for this class. Sharon Cannon has a masters degress in art from BYU and is a very experienced teacher.
To register call Shauna 801-756-9614
9 X 12 sketchbook or 8 1/2 X 11 sheets of paper (need lots of cushion while drawing on a table thus a sketchbook works best), a soft eraser, a regular #2 pencil and 4B, 6B drawing pencils and an 18″ ruler.
This class will be folowed by a perspective class on September 15 and a watercolor class on September 22.
This is a great class for learning how to get your perspective correctly placed. This class is taught by Sharon Cannon, an experienced art teacher with a masters degree in art from BYU. Sharon taught school for many years, and has sold her art in Orem, American Fork, St. George and Laguana Beach. You will love her teaching methods.
Call Shauna 801-756-9614
$20 per class or $50 for all three classes taught in September (Basic Drawing, Perspective and Watercolor)
September 15 at 10 am at the Community Center
Be sure to call for your reserved spot in this class
#2 pencil, mechanical pencil or harder lead pencil, also a 4B or 6B for shading
Soft eraser as well as an end of pencil eraser
18″ ruler (see through kind is the very best)
Several sheets of 11 X 17 paper or drawing pad that size
Hope to see you there!
This is a very popular class for both beginning and experienced watercolorists. The teacher for this class is Sharon Cannon. You can see her work at the city building. Sharon has a maters degree in art from BYU and is an excellant teacher.
Call Shauna 801-756-9614
$20 per class or $50 for all three if you sign up in advance
September 22 at 10 am at the Community Center
A lightweight board to paint on about 12″ X 16″ or larger…to clip 1/4 sheet of watercolor paper
Good watercolor paper (Arches or Fabriano) NOT in a tablet…one sheet torn into 4 sheets
Backs of old discarded watercolor paper to practice on
Good palette with mixing space……we have some available for $11.79 if you do not have any
Good paints (no childrens paint boxes from the store) Grumbacher, Windsor Newton or equilvilant
Colors: Alizarin Crimson or Anthrquinoid red, ultramarine blue, burnt sienna, Indian yellow or cad yellow, yellow orchre,cad orange, carbazole violet and quinacridone gold and ultramarine blue to mix your own green.
A water container ( no glass), an old towel, paper towels (viva is best), brushes round wc brushes #12, 7, 4 or 5, flat brushes 1 1/2 ” and 1/2 “
Sharon recommends Carl Purcell’s book “Your Artists Brain” for both painting and drawing…if you want to get a head start.
Hope to see you there….I know you will find this class very inspirational.
Highland City Arts Council Announces:
HIGHLAND CHILDREN’S CHOIR AUDITIONS!
We are now filling new spots for the 2014-2015 Highland Children’s Choir Season. Spots are limited this season but we would love to have all who are interested participate!! We only take new members once a year so if you are interested we will begin taking calls to reserve a registration spot August 1st. Spots are reserved in the order calls are received. Come and Sing with Us!!!
You can reserve a registration spot by calling 801-492-0590 or if you would like more information as well, please feel free to call. We are looking for children who LOVE to sing!!
Auditions and registration dates are August 16th and 23rd. Our choir season starts the first Tuesday in September.
For more choir information please see below:
Choirs are available for different age groups:
Young Singers 4-7 yrs: Young Singers focus on beginning music education skills, playful music games, rhythmic intervals, solfege, and singing, singing, singing! Students receive a wonderful foundation for their developing musicianship. (This class tends to fill up very quickly)!
Highland Children’s Choir 8-12 yrs: Choir students begin learning beautiful, advanced choral repertoire arranged just for children. Teaching takes place in a fun, safe, non-competitive environment where they learn beautiful music as well as more advanced music education training in sight singing, parts, conducting workshops, performance, and beginning vocal skills. This class is an amazing choral experience for children.
Highland Girls Choir 12-18 yrs: The older girls begin singing in three parts, Soprano, Second Soprano and Alto. They have a substantial sight singing course that they work through as well as being rotated through small group voice lessons. There voices and performance abilities come alive in this class. The music is very complex and beautiful!!!! (There are very limited spots available in this class).
All three choirs participate in beautiful concerts that are performed in the Timberline Concert Hall! Choirs wear beautiful white robes and we bring in strings and other instruments to create a fabulous performance opportunity.
The Highland Children’s Choir has performed in the Provo Tabernacle, Covey Center for the Arts, and Dejong Concert Hall. Our concerts are beautiful events.
Spots will be filled in the order calls are received. For information call 492-0590.
COME AND SING WITH US!
Highland Children’s Choir
After School Art Club
At the Community Center
Mondays from 3-4:30 pm
Sept 8…….October 6……..November 10……..December 1
Instructions in various mediums including
cartooning, water color, acrylic, colored pencil,
pen and ink, zen art, scratch art, etc.
$10 / time……Ages 8 and up
A schedule will be published at highlandcityarts.org in August
To Register call Shauna at 801-756-9614
Calling all Artists!
Highland Fling Fine Arts Show
We will be accepting art for the show on July 29
Highland City Community Center
Registration Fee: $2 for each entry for children, and $5 for each entry for adults
Limit 3 entries per participant
More information will be coming soon!
Highland Fling Art Show
2014 Highland Fling Call for Entries for the Fine Art Show
Location of Show: Highland City Community Center Building (previous City Hall)
Exhibit Schedule: Friday, August 1st 4-8p.m. and Saturday, August 2nd 11 a.m.-4p.m. at the Community Center
Artwork will be accepted on Tuesday, July 29 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Community Center
Artists reception will be held on Thursday Night, July 31st, at 7 p.m. at the Community Center.
Release of Artwork: Saturday, August 2, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Artwork in oils, acrylics, water color, mixed media, photography, drawing, ceramics and woodcarving will be accepted.
Divisions: Experienced, Novice, High School, Jr. High, Intermediate (4-6 grades) Primary (1-3rd grades)
Entry Fee: Limit, 3 entries per artist. Adult fee: $5 per entry. Youth and Child fee: $2 per entry.
First, Second and third place winners will receive ribbons and small cash awards. Honorable mention winners will receive ribbons. There will also be a Best of Show Award and People’s Choice Award in each category.
Entry forms must be filled out for each piece of art and are available on the website or at the registration desk at the Fling.
Every effort will be made to keep your artwork safe, but we will not be responsible for unforeseen accidents that may occur during the exhibit.
Registration forms will be available at the time of registration at the Highland City Community Center.
Questions, please call Shauna Larson @ 801-756-9614 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Highland Fling Art Show Rules
All artwork must be original work of the artist. Copies are not eligible. Nor any artwork copied from an instruction or book are eligible.
Artwork prepared or copied from another artist is not eligible.
Experienced and novice artwork must be framed with a wire on the back. Youth and Children’s artwork should be matted or mounted on cardstock. Framed artwork must have a wire extending across the back that is securely fastened to eye screws on either side of the frame. We will not accept frames with the saw tooth hangers because they are not compatible with our hanging systems.
If you have won a novice award 2 or more times in the past, you must move up a category, to the experienced category.
Size limit will be 48” in dimension because of space restrictions.
All work will remain on display through the Highland Fling event.
All artwork will be family appropriate and must meet the standards of the community.
Every effort will be made to keep your artwork safe, but we will not be responsible if any unforeseen accident should happen to your artwork while on display at the Highland City Fling.
Highland City Arts Council and American Fork City Arts will sponsor the production of “Barnum” this year. We are proud to have
Jan Shelton Hunsaker as our director.
This production will be held August 7-9, 11, 14, 16 at the American Fork Amphitheater
and promises to be a delightful evening for everyone.
Is there something you would like to learn or to teach?
If you have a class you would like to take to learn new skills or something that you would like to share and teach to others let us know. Go to this form, Proposal Form for Classes and Workshops, and fill it out and save it to your computer and then attach it to an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of Art
We are always looking for new members and you can contact Corene Bennett at 801-768 9643 for further information or to register.
MEETINGS, 2014 — Twice Monthly
Guest Artist, 10:45–1 pm (Come early so we can start at 11). Workshop, 11–2pm: choose your project & potluck lunch. Also considering Museum tours.
Membership Policy: $25 a year, September through May OR $5 a month OR $3 a meeting(visitors: first visit is free, then pay a membership fee)
Questions: Call Corene Bennett 801-768-9643 or Jo Sudweeks 801-756-9717
Art Council Chairman of the Board — Shauna Larson 801-756-9614 or email@example.com
Also, coming soon we will be displaying art from local artists in the lobby of the Highland City Hall. Please stop and see the great talent we have right here in our own community.
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