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Birds in Art, Thursdays from 345pm - 545pm
Birds in Art, Thursdays from 345pm - 545pm

Thu, Sep 07


Hinovations Art Gallery

Birds in Art, Thursdays from 345pm - 545pm

Birds in Art, Thursdays from 345pm - 545pm Kids Draw and Paint as they learn Bird Species and Art Styles thru Art History

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Sep 07, 2023, 3:45 PM – Sep 28, 2023, 5:45 PM

Hinovations Art Gallery, 1009 Laurel Ave, McAllen, TX 78501, USA

About the Event

BIRDS IN ART by Instructor Artist Raquel Hinojosa

Artworks have featured birds for thousands of years, as shown in the Lascaux cave paintings made more than 17,000 years ago. Humans have long been inspired by birds, their ability to take flight, and the unique perspective they have on the world around us. Birds, in art, are often depicted to symbolize a certain aspirational quality.  

The “Birds in Art” workshops will focus on the art of the bird dating back to cave paintings and throughout history as depicted by a variety of cultures.   Students will also learn about American artists, Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon and their contributions as ornithologists, naturalists and art illustrators.   

Students will understand the elements of art as they become familiar birds in art, as depicted in a variety of styles throughout time. To understand, deftly critique, and practice an art form, students need to know the key concepts that art is built upon. Familiarity with elements of art (like color and line) and principles of art (proportion, rhythm, and contrast, among others) is what gives artists that fluency.   Students will learn and understand these elements as they create original works of art focusing on bird genre.    

All Scholars will work in the following areas:  

•          Expressive Drawing & Journaling,  

•          Drawing (pencils, charcoal, pastels, watercolors) 

•          Painting with acrylics on canvas  

•          Sculpture and paper pulp sculpture 

•          Collection of Works in Portfolio  

Workshop Duration: This 9-Month Workshop runs from Sept. to May, with a duration of 2 hours per class. Each monthly project is independent of each other, allowing students to start at any time during the year.   

Cost: $120 per month.  All materials are included plus a light snack

Ages 6 – 12 yrs. Limit of 8 students per class.

Week Class Schedule​

  • Tuesday         5:00 to 7:00pm          6 -12 yr olds
  • Wednesday   5:30 to 7:30pm          5 -10 yr olds
  • Thursday         3:45 to 5:45pm         5 -10 yr olds
  • Saturday       1:00pm to 3:00pm       2 - 17 yr olds, Mix Media
  • Saturday       3:30pm to 5:30pm     6 - 12 yr olds


All classes include Drawing with pencils and oil pastels and Painting with mix media like acrylics and watercolors.   Students are provided with aprons but should also wear appropriate clothing that might get stained with paint.  

These Classes are taught by Professional Artists and include Step-by-Step Instructions.  Students should be prepare to follow instructions to take advantage of full experience.  


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  • Birds in Art, Thurs. 345-545pm

    Birds in Art, Thursdays from 345pm to 545pm

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