Youth Drawing and Painting

6 Thursdays, April 26 – May 31, 4:30-6:00pm

In addition to the fun, children will learn about art, artists and the fundamentals of drawing and the principles of painting. The students will enjoy exploring their creativity in an artistic environment surrounded by art and real artists!

Recommended age: 7-12
Instructor: Maurice Casas

Non-Members: $110

Members: $99

Youth Ceramics

6 Saturdays, May 5 - June 16, 1-3PM (no 5/19)

Let your child discover the magic and fun of kiln-fired clay! From slipping and scoring to coil, slab, and pinch techniques, firing and glazing, this class works with it all! Youth Ceramics will teach your child the wonderful world of pottery through various hand-building techniques and creative projects.

Recommended age: 7-12
Instructor: Yesenia Rivera-Ortiz

6 Saturdays, May 5 – June 16, 1-3PM (no class 5/19)
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Fashion Illustration

6 Saturdays, June 16 – July 21, 10 AM – 12 PM

If you have a passion for fashion and want to learn how to design and draw beautiful fashion images – this is the class for you! Students will build a basic art and design foundation including figure and facial proportions. The students will work in various mediums such as paint, watercolor, plaster and so much more to create eye catching fashion designs. At the end of every class they will have a completed fashion project to bring home! Students begin by learning the basics of fashion rendering and illustration, as well as learning fun facts about famous fashion designers and fashion history. Fashionistas are led, step by step, through an art and design curriculum that will leave them inspired and excited about fashion illustration.

Recommended age: 8-13
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler

6 Saturdays, June 16 – July 21, 10 AM – 12 PM
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Introduction to Pop Art

4 Saturdays, May 5- June 9, 10 AM-12 PM *CANCELLED*

This class will introduce the pop art technique to young artists. Inspired by the world of advertising, cartoons, and popular imagery the students will be able to create and express their vision of their culture and generation. Some of the mediums we can use to represent the pop art movement is through painting and collage, but the class will be open to all techniques depending on each individual’s skills and resources. Min 3/Max 10 students
(No 5/19 & 5/26)

Instructor: Yesenia Rivera-Ortiz
Recommended age: 10 and up

Learn to Hand Sew

4 Tuesdays, July 17 - August 7, 2-3:30 pm

Hand sewing is such a great, practical skill for children to learn, it's also portable and a fabulous boredom buster. Children will create decorative and functional sewing projects such as heart pillows, stuffed animal shapes and more all while learning to thread a needle, tying knots, sewing on buttons and embellish with embroidery floss. Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor.

Instructor: Grace Epstein
Recommended Age: 7-12

Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50


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