Category: Workshops

Join Us for Vacation Workshops During Winter Break

Colored Pencil

The winter blues can get you down if you let them, but here at Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts, we have just the trick that can snap you out of them. Why don’t you join us for a vacation art workshop during your winter break? We’re offering two great workshops this winter break, both of… Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor Painting

watercolor painting of flowers

Watercolor painting lends itself to mess-free, low-risk experimentation, allowing new artists to express themselves in fun and creative ways. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you start painting with watercolors! Don’t be afraid of mixing too much paint you need more than you think, so prepare yourself by mixing a good… Read More

Spring Into Art During Spring Break Workshops

Calder Stabile

Hunakai Studio of Fine Arts is kicking off spring with some amazing special sessions. Southern New England is a beautiful place to be during the spring, and if your April recess plans are staying closer to home, it’s a perfect time to take advantage of the time off to immerse yourself in art. Check out… Read More

Create Unique Art from the Wizarding World During Winter Break

Fantastic Beasts and How to Draw Them

It’s hard to believe that February is already upon us, and lots of schools are already looking ahead to winter break! If you haven’t had a chance to plan out some fun activities for the month, don’t worry. Hunakai Studio of Art is offering a winter break workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb…. Read More

Fighting Summer Brain Drain with the Arts

Summer brain drain is what happens to students in the summer months between school years, when they are no longer being stimulated with books and art by teachers who are experts in their fields. According to teachers polled by the Chicago Tribune, when students return to school after the summer, the first few weeks are… Read More

Understanding the History of Comic Strip Arts

Comic strips have been appearing in our local newspapers for quite some time. They’ve made us laugh, excited us and kept coming back the next day to see what happens next. If you’ve ever wondered how it all got started, you need to head back to 19th-century Britain. Back then, they weren’t referred to as… Read More

Focus on the Face With Classes this Summer

Black and White Drawn Portrait of Old Man

Think back to the first human figure you drew, whether as a young child or during an art class in school. Maybe you drew a stick person, or maybe your person resembled a head with arms and legs sticking out of a smiling circle. As you grew older, your drawings and sculptures of the human… Read More

Enjoy Hunakai Workshops During Winter Break

December is upon us, and there are many things we love about this month – the holiday cheer, spending time with loved ones, and taking a much-needed break from work and school. It’s nice to use some of that time to just relax, but winter break can also be a great time to engage in… Read More