Hub Homeschoolers

A Disciplined-Based Art Education Program

Morning Secondary Art Classes- Grades 7th-12th, Ages 12-18

Welcome! We’re so happy you’ve decided to join us for our Hub Homeschoolers Disciplined-Based Art Education Program for the 2022-23 school year at The Hub on Canal.

The Hub on Canal

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The Hub on Canal is located in the heart of the Arts District in NSB. Now 10 years old in 2022, The Hub is home to about 65 local and regional artists. Sixteen have working studios. We stand out from typical galleries by the nearly constant presence of artists creating in our space. Since the beginning we have embraced all the arts, so monthly live music, occasional theatre and regular cinematic exhibitions provide something for everyone. We deepen our connection with the community by offering a wide range of classes and workshops. The Hub has developed into a Canal Street destination. As of mid-2022 we've welcomed more than 350,000 visitors since we opened.

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Hub Homeschoolers Secondary Program

The Hub is excited to offer a comprehensive Art Education Program for the Homeschool Community in Volusia County. Our program is Discipline-Based Art Eduction focused. We provide study in the disciplines of aesthetics, art criticism, art history, and art production in one program.
Within DBAE The Hub Homeschoolers Secondary Program provides in-depth focus in 2-D art production for students in grades 7-12.

2022-23 Course Description for the Student- Visual Art Exploratory & Foundations in 2-D Art

Join us at The Hub this school year to further your skills as a developing artist. Explore traditional techniques used by the Renaissance Masters in foundational drawing with a variety of traditional & non-traditional materials, be inspired by Modern Artists to to develop painting skills in acrylics, watercolor, gauche & oils and explore printmaking and sculptural techniques with a Post-Modern perspective. All material is provided in this comprehensive course in foundations, complete with digital presentations & dynamic class interaction. Choose to focus on one quarter’s subject matter, or sign-up for all four quarters for a year-long study. Methods and materials will be adapted to all levels in this creative, foundational course.
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Meet the Instructors

Lisa Carslon

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Lisa Carlson is excited to be able to teach this foundational course in 2-D media filled with skill building projects & historical art inspiration through DBAE. She holds a BFA with specialization in Painting & Drawing, as well as an M Ed in Art Education from Penn State. She’s taught at FSU’s School of Research and Development & has over several decades of teaching Art to K-12th in four different states. Check out her link below to explore her variety of interests, lesson examples and experience. She is looking forward to working with your student to develop their foundational art skills in a DBAE approach, while having a lot of fun being creative!
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Heather Wolynic

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My name is Heather Wolynic and I was born and raised in Commack, NY. We moved to Florida in 1995. I earned my BFA from SCAD, specializing in Visual Arts and Communications. I have over 13 years experience as an arts educator, in both primary and secondary school. In those 13 years in the classroom I taught drawing, painting and mixed media projects, as well as graphic design, yearbook classes and broadcasting. Most recently, I taught art for 8 years in Ormond Beach and visual arts to high schoolers for another 3. My capabilities range from graphic and fine arts to social media, marketing and scenic art for Disney World. I would love the opportunity to give your child the ability to tap into their creative gifts. Art encompasses so many areas of a child's life. It helps with attention to detail, manual dexterity, decision making and boosts self-confidence. I look forward to working with your student!

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Class/Quarter Information

Sign up for Quarter One starting in October or plan your calendar to sign up for Quarters One-Four. Classes meet every other week, for a total of 4 classes per quarter, on Thursdays from 10-11:30 am at The Hub. Cost is $100 per student per quarter.

Classes/Quarters are separated by age/grade groups- 7th-9th and 10th-12th. Lessons and materials are appropriate to each age & stage. Classes are held simultaneously in two separate classrooms, max. 12 students per quarter (minimum 10 students to hold each quarter) in each classroom.

Register in advance for each quarter, through The Hub’s front desk or online. Each quarter's payment is due in full before the start of class. Due to the nature of the program, there are no refunds but every attempt will be made to provide your child with missed work within each quarter

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Quarter Dates & Description

  • Quarter One- Historical Foundations of Drawing, Thursdays/Fridays -Oct. 13th, Oct. 27th & Nov. 10th & *Nov18th - Friday.
  • Quarter Two- Historical Foundations of Drawing & Painting, Thursdays- Dec. 8th, Jan 5th & Jan 19th
  • Quarter Three- Historical Foundations of Painting & Printmaking, Thursdays- Feb 2nd & Feb 16th, March 2nd & March 30th
  • Quarter Four- Historical Foundations of Mixed Media, Thursdays- April 6th & April 20th & May 11th & May 25th

*Special Pricing for Quarter Two- $75.00 (due to one less day of class).

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For the Student

  • Dress for mess.
  • All materials are provided. Additional assignments may be given on the student’s off weeks. You will be provided with a list of those supplies/resources to help you complete additional assignments if you wish to do so.
  • Please don’t arrive to class sick. Make-up work is provided. Stay home with any coughing, sneezing or fever.

For the Parent

  • Please drop-off your student & sign-in at the front desk when you arrive. Arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to start time & be prompt when picking up (other classes will be occurring in the shared classroom space).
  • For any questions or concerns, contact the front desk at The Hub at any time during, after, and before class.
  • Instructor e-mail will be provided upon sign-up for additional questions & communication.
  • Missed class work will be provided by the instructor. Please contact the Hub’s front desk if your child will be absent, and we will send make-up work with them the following class (or arrange for pick-up at The Hub).
  • Please notify your child’s instructor with any special medical/academic concerns. Every attempt will be made for accommodations for your child.

We’re looking forward to having you join us at The Hub this school year!

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