Teen Art Class at Crooked Line Studio

jun 14, 2021 at 11:00 aM

This class will be an exploration of visual storytelling techniques and elements inspired by the timeless story, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. After reading the book, we will meet on June 14th, 11am-1pm at Crooked Line Studio for a discussion and art activity. We will begin by discussing the themes, symbols, and ideas within this beloved story, as well as the technical ways in which the author communicates some (perhaps troubling) issues with adulthood and society at large. We will learn about satire and illustration techniques. After the discussion, we will dive into making our own collages!

We hope teens walk away with an appreciation for a new (but old) book and a piece of art that they are proud of. They will also gain a better understanding of the elements of satire, symbolism, and illustration.

Registration is required in order to receive a copy of the book and to attend the art class. Books will become available for pickup from the library June, 1. Register here https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSe047MK8.../viewform

Art Class Instructor: Damin Johnson is a Billings artist known for his participation in local arts events and partnering with various groups, including Billings Public Library, MSUB’s Art Department, and the art collective Altitude: 3123. He has studied psychology and art and is especially curious about mythological and religious stories, fables, satirical novels, and most forms of classical literature. He believes that storytelling is a vital part of living a healthy life and intends to combine his passions in a way that improves his community.

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