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Artist Spotlight

Scholarships

Cover Art by: Matthew Iacovelli Advanced Comic Art Illustration

Frederick Bunnicelli Fund

Steve Bunnicelli’s Uncle Frederick was a patron of the arts and died in a tragic car accident. This scholarship has been established in his memory to fund high-potential students who are in need of financial assistance.

About the Studio

Discounts

SMB Studio Arts Inc. offers art and design programs that cover a broad spectrum to benefit pre-K through highschool aged students, as well as adults who aspire to art careers (beginners and advanced). It offers disciplines for those who wish to expand their horizons and develop their talents, as well as inexperienced creative types who wish to pursue a commercial career — and especially those who seek acceptance to a university or art school. The program will offer basic to advanced drawing, cartooning, mixed media, oil and watercolor painting, design, and portfolio preparation. The studio is Wi-Fi equipped. An upscale waiting area for parents and friends is provided.

The Mike Taliercio Veteran’s Discount

Steve Bunnicelli’s grandfather Mike stormed the beaches of Normandy in WWII. This discount has been established to honor any family that is currently serving or has served in the U.S. Military; receive $5 off.

Upcoming Events!

Refer-a-Friend Discount

STUDENT ART SHOW

Multiple Class Discount

Students of SMB Studio Arts, Inc. willl exhibit compositions created during the spring 2011 session, as well as any personal works. Students are encouraged to participate! Call the studio at 718.984.5700 or e-mail contact.us@smbstudioarts.com for more information.

Applied when you refer 1-5 people; receive $5 off.

Sunday, June 5, 2011, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Take more than one class and receive 5% off. Take three or more classes and receive 10% off. *Only one kind of discount can be applied per registration.

Summer Day Camp for Children

Classes Begin

R E G I S T E R B Y J U N E 3 0 TH - C L A S S E S S T A R T J U L Y 5 TH

June 11, 2011

REGISTER FOR MORE THAN 1 DAY RECEIVE 5%

OFF. REGISTER FOR 3 DAYS AND RECEIVE 10% OFF. TUESDAY

EXPLORATION OF ART, DESIGN & CULTURE/Instructor: Jennifer Colina..............Ages 5-12 $400

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Tuesday/8 weeks

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9:00am-1:00pm

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Room A

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Begins July 5

Children will explore art, design, and culture while engaging in projects that allow them to stretch their imaginations. Media such as acrylic paint, graphite pencils, pastels, watercolor, printmaking, sculpture, illustration and mixed media collaging will be explored. Children will also have the opportunity to work in groups to foster team building skills.

WEDNESDAY

CREATIVE EXPRESSION THROUGH ART/Instructor: Paige Stiering............................Ages 4-9 $400

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Wednesday/8 weeks

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9:00am-1:00pm

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Room A

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Begins July 6

This course will emphasize different artistic styles and techniques. Children will explore their creativity and generate ideas/concepts for compositions based on well known works of art, personal styles and interests. They will use watercolor, colored pencils, Papier-mâché, paint, and charcoal.

To be continued next semester...

Artwork by Diana Nguyen, Advanced Comic Art Illustration

THURSDAY

DISCOVERING FINE ARTS/Instructor: Jennifer Colina...................................................Ages 5-12 $400

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Thursday/8 weeks

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9:00am-1:00pm

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Room A

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Begins July 7

Children will be introduced to fine arts and techniques. They will explore artistic styles and movements through the years. There will be an emphasis on set-ups still life, portraiture, landscapes, illustration, collage & assemblage. They will be encouraged to find their own style and strengths through the use of painting, pastels, graphite pencils, watercolor and more.

ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED. PLEASE SEND A SNACK/DRINKS WITH YOUR CHILD.

SMB STUDIO ARTS INC. 3777 Richmond Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10312 T 718.984.5700 n F 718.984.5702 n smbstudioarts.com Steve Bunnicelli, Owner & Director Fred Sklenar, Advisory Director Jennifer Colina, Head Designer

SUMMER SESSION 2011


Children Ages 4-12 STILL LIFE DRAWING/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli..............................................................Ages 6-12 $195

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Saturday/8 Sessions

12:30pm-3:00pm

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Room B

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Begins June 11

Learn the fundamentals of objective still life drawing. Students will develop compositions incorporating the second and third dimensions via placement of a horizon line. All materials are included.

ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli............................................Ages 8-12 $195

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Saturday/8 Sessions

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3:30pm-5:30 pm

Room B

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Begins June 11

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Introduction to the levels of draft plans on how to create an architectural mural. Students will use basic materials such as wood, metal, and other household products. Models will consist of and relate to architectural format. All materials are included.

CHILDREN’S STORY BOOK ILLUSTRATION/Instructor: Magie Serpica.....................Ages 4-10 $195

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Saturday/8 Sessions

11:00am-1:00 pm

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Room A

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Begins June 11

Make your pictures speak 1000 words! In this class, students will learn to bring stories to life. Some topics will include layouts, character continuity, mood and emotions, settings, ficton vs. non-fiction & more! Students can either write their own story, write using fun templates, or use a provided manuscript. By the end of this course, each student will have a completed Children’s Book to keep. All materials are included.

KIDS’ ART/Instructor: Laura Del Prete-Conde........................................................................Ages 4-8 $195

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Sunday/8 Sessions

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11:00am-1:00pm

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Begins June 12

Students will explore collage, clay, watercolor, and other media. This well rounded class allows children the opportunity to discover different types of art. All materials are included.

GRAPHIC ARTS FOR CHILDREN/Instructor: Jennifer Colina........................................Ages 7-12 $195

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Monday/8 Sessions

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2:00pm-4:00pm

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Room A

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Begins June 13

Children will be introduced to concept development, creative brainstorming, and concept finalization. They will learn the core foundations of graphic design and its principles . They will complete projects with genres of their interest as well as learn techniques of well known graphic artsist/designers. All materials are included.

KIDS’ CARTOON COMIC ART/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli.........................................Ages 6-12 $195

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Tuesday/8 Sessions

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4:00pm-6:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 14

Learn the fundamentals of cartooning & comic strip illustration the way the professionals do it. Emphasis on anatomy setup, character profile, and design. Pencil, inks, and color techniques are applied along with development of creative panel, dialogue, and storytelling. Students can pick comic strips in any genre they wish - epic, dramatic, and comical. All materials are included.

GRAPHITE & PENCIL/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli.............................................................Ages 8-12 $195

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Wednesday /8 Sessions

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4:00 pm-6:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 15

Learn how to utilize varying grades of graphite and pencil, from light to medium to dark. Establish fine shading techniques and hone fine pencil mechanics through still life and objective studies. All materials are included.

JOURNEY THROUGH ART/Instructor: Jennifer Colina.......................................................Ages 4-8 $195 n Friday/8 Sessions n 11:00am-1:00pm n Room A n Begins June 17 This course will emphasize concept development & finallization. Students will fill a sketchbook with various artistic subjects and artwork as they take a journey through the arts, self exploration using different mediums, watercolor, colored pencils, paint, mixed media, and apply artistic techniques to create unique works. Students will choose their favorite sketches, refine them and create larger pieces for displaying. All materials are included.

YOUNG ARTISTS PORTFOLIO/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli..........................................Ages 11-13 $195

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Friday/8 Sessions

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Families Ages 3+

Teens Ages 13-18

4:00pm-6:30 pm

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Room B

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Begins June 17

Learn the fundamentals of creative portfolio development through observation of still life and portraits. Have a strong, constructive and confident collection for your high school entry. Practice for application exams is applied. All materials are included.

SCULPTURE & DESIGN/Instructor: Terry Chandler.............................................................Ages 13-18 $195

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Saturday/8 Sessions

1:30pm-3:30pm

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Room A

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Begins June 11

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Create a one of a kind sculpture using elements of modern architecture and art for inspiration. Students will draw their ideas in 2-D using basic geometrical shapes, then construct a 3-D representation using metal, wood, and other materials. The unique piece is completed with the addition of paint & other design elements. All materials are included.

ADVANCED TEEN COMIC ILLUSTRATION/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli....................Ages 13-18 $195

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Monday/8 Sessions n 4:00pm-6:30 pm

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Room B

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Begins June 13

This advanced class will be more structured in criteria pertaining to techniques and styles. Plots will be given with illustrated scripts. Creative storyboard curriculum is applied as students develop dialogue, panel constructions, and detailed background art. Students must have prior study experience under Steve Bunnicelli or possess advanced drawing skills. All materials are included.

FASHION ILLUSTRATION/Instructor: Toni Ann Palomba...................................................Ages 13-18 $195

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Tuesday/8 Sessions

4:30pm-6:30pm

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Room A

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Begins June 14

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This course will emphasize drawing the fashion figure,face and poses from fashion magazine photos, with special attention to garment detail and the correct way a garment fits the elongated figure. We will also draw other fashion related products such as accessories and cosmetics for newspaper and magazine ads. All materials are included.

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli...................................................Ages 13-18 $195

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Monday/8 Sessions

7:00pm-9:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 13

Learn the fundamentals of perspective points. Students study two and three dimensional techniques and are given projects which finalize a constructive format. Draft drawing, measurements, and grid layouts are applied. Designing aspects are also given for a unique art deco look. All materials are included.

FUNDAMENTALS OF ACRYLIC PAINTING/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli....................Ages 13-18 $195

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Tuesday/8 Sessions

7:00pm-9:30 pm

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Room B

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Begins June 14

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Learn how to paint on canvas the way that you want to! Subject matter consists of objective models & portraits. Materials are not supplied.

GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR TEENS/Instructor: Jennifer Colina.........................................Ages 13-18 $195

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Tuesday/8 Sessions

2:00pm-4:00pm

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Room A

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Begins June 14

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This course will emphasize concept development, creative brainstorming, and concept finalization. Students will learn the core foundations of graphic design and its principles - visual hierarchy, use of negative & positive space, repetition, alignment, proximity, contrast & anomalies. Projects will consist of color theory, logo design, graphic illustration & advertising design. All materials are included.

HUMAN ANATOMY/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli................................................................Ages 13-18 $195

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Wednesday /8 Sessions

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7:30pm-9:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 15

Learn the basic steps of drawing and sketching the body in both genders. Hand points are studied along with head renderings and constructive format for poses. Small and large displays will be rendered using graphite, pencil, conte, pens, and ink. All materials are included.

TEEN COMIC ART/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli....................................................................Ages13-18 $195

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Thursday /8 Sessions

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4:00pm-6:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 16

Learn the fundamentals of cartooning and comic book art illustrations the way the professionals do it. Emphasis on anatomy setup, character profile, and design. Pencil, inks, and color techniques are applied. Students can pick any comic genre they wish. All materials are included.

TEEN PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT/Instructor: Steve Bunnicelli.....................................Ages 14-18 $195

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Thursday/8 Sessions

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7:00pm-9:30pm

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Room B

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Begins June 16

Develop a strong, constructive, and creative collection of your original works of art through observation of still life and portraits. Every format of color and sketching is applied. This is ideal for students preparing for college entry. All materials are included.

FAMILY ART/Instructor: Jennifer Colina....................................................................................Ages 3+ $195 for 1 Adult ($5 off for 2nd Adult) - $100 for 1 Child ($5 off for additional children

Sunday /8 Sessions

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11:00am-1:00pm

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Room B

Begins June 12

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Bond with your child, grandchild, niece or nephew while collaborating on art projects. This class will explore various artistic styles (portraiture, still life, printmaking, landscapes and more). All materials are included.

MOTHER & CHILD ART/Instructor: Jennifer Colina..............................................................Ages 3+ $195

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Monday /8 Sessions

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11:00am-1:00pm

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Room A

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Begins June 13

Help your toddler explore different media and build a foundation in the arts. Learn how to use watercolors, graphite pencils, pastels, acrylic, and more! Social interaction is an added benefit in this fun, creative environment. All materials are included.

Workshops Ages 15+ JEWELRY 101/Instructor: Laura Del Prete-Conde.....................................................................Ages 21+ $150 n Thursday/4 Sessions n 6:00PM-8:00pm n Room A n Begins June 15 Jewelry 101 is a beginner friendly introduction to jewelry assemblage. A jump ring, crimping and tiger’s tail are all terms used in jewelry. But what are they? Bring in that broken jewelry that have been sitting in your jewelry box for too long! Leave with sparkly delights. All materials are included.

CREATIVE PAINTING/Instructor: Gustavo Schmidt................................................................Ages 15+ $200

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Monday/4 Sessions

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4:30pm-6:30pm

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Room A

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Begins June 13

Painting for creative expression and critique with the exploration of diverse painting materials and surfaces. Critique and discussion regarding creative explorations and visual propositions. Materials to be discussed. Materials are not supplied.

PORTRAITS OIL PAINTING/Instructor: Gustavo Schmidt......................................................Ages 15+ $200

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Wednesday/4 Sessions

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3:30pm-5:30pm

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Room A

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Begins June 15

Painting with the model applying methods of transposing proportions, composition and tone. Psychological elements for character representation and the application of knowledge of human anatomy. Materials are not supplied.

DESIGN YOUR OWN TATTOO/Instructor: Magie Serpica...................................................Ages 21+ $150 n Wednesday/4 Sessions n 7:30pm-9:30pm n Room A n Begins June 17

Learn from professional tattoo artist Magie Serpica(of Bound For Glory Tattoo) the foundations, as well as tips, tricks and techniques for creating a tattoo design from start to finish. Lessons include: Lettering, Designing for specific body parts, Taking your artwork to the next level, Tribal, Floral, Color vs. Black & Grey, Backgrounds,Designing tattoo flash & More! **This is NOT an apprenticeship, & is strictly about drawing/designing of tattoo art. All materials are included.

STILL LIFE OIL PAINTING/Instructor: Gustavo Schmidt..........................................................Ages 15+ $200

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Friday/4 Sessions

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1:30pm-3:30pm

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Room A

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Begins June 17

Elements of still life making, compositions, and history. Application of diverse methods learned from drawing and painting. Materials are not supplied.

SMB STUDIO ARTS INC. Summer Session 2011  

SMB Studio Arts Summer 2011 Brochure Our summer classes offered are: Open Registration available To learn more about the classes and/or reg...