Youth Drawing and Painting

6 Thursdays, September 14 - Oct. 19, 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

6 Thursdays, September 14 - October 19, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Non-Members: $110

Members: $99

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

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

Youth Ceramics Class

5 Wednesdays, September 13 – October 11, 5:00 – 7:00 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. All materials are included.

Recommended Age: 7-12+
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler

Non-members $150

Members $135

Learn to Hand Sew

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

Members $67.50


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