Youth Drawing and Painting

6 Thursdays, Jan 11 – Feb 15, 4:30 – 6:00pm FULL
6 Thursdays, March 1 – April 5, 4:30 – 6:00pm

This class focuses on the fundamentals of drawing and the principles of painting (color, pattern, balance, etc.). Students will be sampling various techniques using different media, including charcoal, graphite, pastels and acrylics. Maurice Casas will also introduce a little bit of art history and contemporary art to familiarize students with past and present influential artists.

Recommended age: 7-12
Instructor: Maurice Casas

March 1 – April 5
Non-Members: $110

Members: $99

Youth Ceramics

6 Fridays, January 19 – February 23, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Or 6 Saturdays, January 20 – February 24, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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: Stefanie Baechler

Fridays, January 19 – February 23
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Saturdays, January 20 – February 24
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Fashion Illustration

6 Saturdays, January 20 - February 24, 10am - 12pm
6 Saturdays, March 10 - April 28, 10am - 12pm (no 4/7&4/14)

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

January 20 - February 24
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

March 10 - April 28
Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Art Lab! Hands-on Art for Pre-K'ers

6 Thursdays, March 1 - April 5, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Children will explore shape, line, texture and color as they create original artwork. A wide range of basic media skills are developed including painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, and sculpture. Innovative art lessons are designed to inspire imagination, individuality, and creativity! All materials are included.

Recommended age: 4-5
Instructor: Elena Gibson

6 Thursdays, March 1 - April 5
Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50


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