Youth Drawing and Painting

4 Thursdays, July 6-27, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
4 Thursdays, August 10-31, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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

4 Thursdays, July 6 - July 27, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50

4 Thursdays, August 10-31, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Non-Members: $75

Members: $67.50

Learn to Hand Sew

4 Tuesdays, July 11 - August 1, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
4 Tuesdays, August 8 - August 29, 2:00 - 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 instructor.

Recommended age: 7-12.
Instructor: Grace Epstein.

4 Tuesdays, July 11 - August 1, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Non-members $75.00

Members $67.50

4 Tuesdays, August 8 - August 29, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Non-members $75.00

Members $67.50

Fashion Illustration

6 Saturdays, September 9 – October 14, 10:00 – 12:00 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

Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50

Cartoon Drawing and Development

5 Thursdays, July 6 - August 3, 2:00-4:00 PM

In this workshop, young artists will develop skills in cartooning. Learning about what it takes to create fun and interesting cartoon characters and worlds. Including explorations of shape, movement and color. Giving aspiring illustrators the tools to take their cartooning to the next level. Minimum number of students: 3/ Max: 9

Recommended age: 7-13
Instructor: Tim Gaffey

Non-members $120

Members $108

Mixed Media Art

6 Saturdays, September 9 – October 14, 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Where can you find paper, paint, metal, watercolor and crayon all in one place? Mixed Media! In this mixed media class, we'll be exploring various ways of using and combining art supplies with one another. Every class we will work on creating a masterpiece using two or more media. Whether watercolor and collage, or metal tooling and fabric, each class will give student artists the ability to explore new mediums!

Recommended age: 7-13
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler

Non-Members: $145

Members: $130.50


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