Children & Teen Classes

Fall 2018 Information Coming Soon!

 

New classes and workshops will be added, so please check back regularly. 

Classes

Young Artist Workshop (Ages 5-6)

Young artists explore a variety of media, including: collage, paint, clay, pastel, and found objects. Using the building blocks of art - color, line, texture, and shape - students learn to see and express their world in new ways. Exposure to global art, landscapes, animal life and diverse peoples inspires creative expression. Children enjoy learning and applying new artistic skills.

*Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

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Exploring Drawing (Ages 7-11)

This course is for children who love to draw and want to develop their skills. Principles of drawing  from observation and imagination will be explored. Students learn value, gesture, contour lines, color, and composition using a range of wet and dry media.  Study of artists and their artwork inspires creative expression.

*Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

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Cartooning & Comics Workshop (Ages 10-15)

Create an original cartoon(s) using visual storytelling through script writing, character development, and background design. A sequential storyboarding process leads students from initial sketches to final printing of completed comic narratives. Participants use digital and hand-drawn illustrative techniques to sketch, ink, color, write, and print their finished comics.

*Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

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Studio: Drawing & Portfolio Preparation (Ages 12-16)

The Drawing and Portfolio Preparation class is for older students to refine their drawing skills and create a finished body of work. The focus is on drawing from direct observation. Portfolio preparation meets the standards required by area art schools for admission to their programs. Students may repeat the class to expand their skills and strengthen their portfolios.

*Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

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Potter's Wheel & Handbuilding Studio (Ages 12-Adult)

Instructor: Donna Lansman

Create ceramic art using the potter’s wheel or through handbuilding. Students learn wedging, centering, and throwing on the potter’s wheel or coiling, pinching, and slab construction with hand-built clay. This course also teaches glazing techniques to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects and vessels. Best for beginners and intermediate students. Includes firing fee.

Each session offers new projects and different challenges to allow for returning students.

Summer:  June 23-August 4,  7 Saturdays, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm. *Children ages 12+ may register only if accompanied by an adult participant.
Tuition:  $210.00  (25 pounds of clay and firings included)

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