Category: Art Education

STEM: The Arts Are Needed for a Well Rounded Education

By now, you may or may not have heard about STEM education- meaning that its education based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Within a STEM education, there is more focus on the competition in the technology field. Don’t get us wrong, those are extremely important areas and are the essential building blocks of the… Read More

Which Artistic Medium is Right for Me?

When you are getting ready to delve into your creative side and fun projects, there are so many different ways to go about expressing yourself. Below is a guide to using different mediums for your project, and you might be able to see which one is best suited for you! Acrylic Paints: This kind of… Read More

Art Impacts A Child’s Ability to Learn

The arts in education have, in recent times, become an extraneous part of the classroom. More and more schools are phasing out art instruction and expression as the sciences get favor. But this is dangerous, not just emotionally for children, but it also affects kid’s ability to think critically, to engage in team play, and… Read More

Bookmarking and Illustration Class

Are your kids just sitting around this summer without anything to do?  We have the perfect solution to get them out of the house for a few hours.  Bookmarking and Illustration is the name of the class and it is instructed by Kat Gerry.   The students enrolled will start by making their own book… Read More

Did You Know That Art Education Fuels the Economy?

Each year there are battles in the school vote on what to cut back on, splurge, or get rid of completely.  The arts are always something that is seen as an elective and does not hold as much weight as math or history.  What should go through educators’ minds is how an education in art… Read More

Art and Art Education Facilitate Creative Problem Solving

Children, especially young children and toddlers, do not understand the meaning of the word “compromise.” That is a lesson many adults learn later in life. However, art education (and all the benefits that the arts bring) includes lessons in creative problem solving. These skills need to be developed early on in life, and an engagement… Read More

8 Reasons to Consider Learning How to Use Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop has become so popular that not only do most people recognize the name; it’s also become a verb. This is with good reason; it’s an extremely valuable tool and has turned mediocre pictures into masterpieces. There are many good reasons that people should learn how to use it. This program helps you to… Read More

Child Development: The Importance of Art Education

So much of the focus of today’s education system is on the common core, where math and reading is the main avenue for learning. However here at Hunakai Studios of Fine Arts School in Foxborough, we know that there are plenty of benefits for children, particularly young children, to be immersed in the world of… Read More