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‘Tis the Season to be Artistic with November Break Workshops

November is the unofficial start of the winter holiday season, and though we have a few more weeks until the true start of winter, once Thanksgiving arrives everyone is in the mood for holiday festivities. Art plays a huge role in the joy we experience during this time of year, as most cultures see the… Read More

Drawing As an Art Foundation

All artists must first learn to be comfortable with their drawing skills, as drawing provides a basis for most art forms. When a sculptor or a painter begins work on a new piece, he or she typically begins with an initial sketch that will be drawn and redone until the artist knows what his or… Read More

Three Thanksgiving Craft Projects

As you and your kids gear up for Thanksgiving, it is important to keep them occupied and not staring at the television. We suggest doing some fun, inexpensive craft projects this year with them. Below are our three favorite projects to do with the young ones. Pine Cone Turkey What could be more festive than… Read More

Use Your Hands to Make Art This Month

Some people love to paint, others love to draw, and others still like working with their hands. This month at the Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts, we offer those hands-on artists a special opportunity to create unique artworks all their own with our 3D Sculpture and Mixed Media and Acrylic Painting class sessions. 3D Sculpture… Read More

Join Our Print Making Workshop on Nov. 22

Come and join Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts for our next exciting upcoming event! From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 22, we will be hosting a print making workshop. This workshop will focus on collotype printing and an exploration of monotype printing. The cost of this class is $50, and we do break for… Read More

Four Famous Artworks to Celebrate Autumn

One of our favorite things to do in the fall is admire some of the beautiful artworks that capture the incredible colors and feelings of the season. Here are four of our favorite famous fall artworks to start the autumn season off right. “Apple Tree with Red Fruit” “Apple Tree with Red Fruit” was painted… Read More

October Exhibits Around Boston

With the colder weather starting to set in, we thought you might be interested in some exhibits and events happening in the Boston area this month. Here’s a look at some events and exhibits planned that piqued our interest. Museum of Fine Arts Boston Not only is this a fantastic place to spend an afternoon… Read More

Get Crafting With These Halloween Decoration Projects

Halloween is right around the corner, and who doesn’t love to decorate their home with a little bit of festive décor? But those decorations in the stores can be pretty pricey, so here are a few suggestions for easy at-home crafts that you and your children can enjoy making that will bring seasonal flair to… Read More

Always Carry a Sketchbook

If you’re an artist or a creative type, you know that inspiration can strike at any time, but when it does strike, it’s important to take advantage. That’s why it’s important to always carrying a sketchbook with you wherever you go. Carrying a pad of paper around with you at all times may seem a… Read More

Shooting Steady and Capturing Long-Exposure Photos

Snagging that perfect long-exposure shot can be tricky – getting the shutter speed just right, achieving the perfect stability, and waiting patiently for those extra-long minutes while you let your camera do its thing are rough, but those gorgeous shots are always worth the extra effort. The best way to achieve the perfect long exposure… Read More