- Awaken Your Light Dream
- 3D Animation Creation
- The Fine Art of VJing
- The Acting Studio for Young Actors
- Contemporary Movement
- Adventures in Visual Arts C
- Comic, Character, Creation
- Private Instruction
Awaken Your Light Dream
Bring art to life and light by creating wearable sculpture, illuminated musical instruments, and glowing LED wire art. Showcase your creations in the Light Dreams Parade!
3D Animation Creation
Learn basic animation terms and techniques by using Blender’s 3D creation program. You will learn about 3D space, manipulating a virtual camera and creating a natural sense of movement with your animation.
The Fine Art of VJing
Learn the art of creation or manipulation of imagery and 3-D mapping through real-time editing using video jockeying software in synchronization to music. Students will use these skills to VJ at the Light Dreams Festival.
The Acting Studios for Young Actors
The class follows legendary Lee Strasberg’s design, beginning with Sensory work – the heartof the Method – followed by scene and character development.
This class is for both contemporary and traditional dancers to understand the joy of movement within the structures and ideas of classical ballet.
This creative class embraces the importance of enjoying the moment and has a calming effect on one’s mental and physical state.
Comic, Character, Creation
Learn the basics of cartooning and rendering characters of a wide variety, from caricatures to comic books. Students will learn to recreate existing characters and design from their own imagination and bring a new character to life. Price includes materials.
Adventure in Visual Art – C
Students will experiment with a variety of visual arts genres – drawing, painting, mixed media and mosaics. Price includes materials.
ArtPlay is pleased to offer private instruction in a variety of instruments and artistic disciplines through partnerships with local instructors and music organizations. Lessons range from 30 – 60 minute increments depending on the age and preference of the student. Each instructor is available at varying times throughout the week. Current Teacher Roster: Ray Robinson, percussion Carlos Pino, guitar Patricia Billups, piano Diane McNaron, voice David Roby, acting Partnership with the UAB Department of Music Through a partnership with the UAB Department of Music, ArtPlay is able to offer additional private instruction in trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, saxophone, euphonium, French horn, piano, guitar, and voice. Instructors in this program are UAB students extensively trained in music education and performance in the instrument they will teach. These students will be advised and guided by UAB Department of Music faculty. For instructional fees, teacher availability and more information please call ArtPlay.