Youth Classes

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Youth Painting with Maurice Casas (Ages 7-12)

This class is geared to the principles of painting (color, pattern, balance, etc.), with a little introduction to art history and contemporary art that will familiarize students with past and present influential artists. Students will paint a few still lifes and paint from intuition.

4 Weeks, Thursdays, March 23 – April 13, 4:30 – 6:00PM

Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50



Youth Drawing with Maurice Casas (Ages 7-12)
This class focuses on the fundamentals of drawing, while sampling various techniques using different media, including charcoal, graphite and pastels.

4 weeks, Thursdays, April 27 – May 18, 4:30 6:00PM

Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50



Fashion Illustration with Stefanie Baechler (Ages 8-13)


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.

6 Saturdays, March 25 – May 13, 10:00 – 12:00PM (no class April 8 & 15)

Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

6 Saturdays, July 8 – August 12, 10:00 – 12:00PM

Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50



Fired Up! Youth Clay Class

Fire up your creativity and learn the art and craft of pottery while having fun exploring the magic of clay. Children will be doing many exciting hand-building clay projects, such as coil pots, flower pots, creature sculptures, dishes, cups or bowls. (Classes are appropriate for children ages 7-12+)

4 Mondays, May 1 – May 22, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Non-Members: $90

Members: $81