Youth Drawing and Painting (ages 7-12)

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
Tuition: $110 Non-Members / $99 Members (includes all materials)

6 Thursdays, April 18 - May 23, 2019, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

6 Thursdays, May 30 - July 11, 2019, 4:30 - 6:00 PM (no class 7/4)

Teen Drawing and Painting (ages 12-17)

Drawing, Painting, and Self Expression for teens that love art, and serious teens interested in building a portfolio. The class is specifically designed to accommodate teens that are looking for a category that meets their needs (too old to be with a younger group and too young to be with adults). We will explore the fundamentals of art and learn basic techniques to learn how to draw. Teens will be encouraged to tap into their creativity and express their imagination freely. We will explore subject matter, such as realism, abstraction, expressionism; we will learn about art history's influence on today's modern artists. Each student will be led based on their own personal interests, needs at their level. Download materials list here.

Instructor: Maurice Casas
Level: All
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members

6 Mondays, April 15 - May 20, 2019, 4:30 - 6:30 PM

6 Mondays, June 3 - July 8, 2019, 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Fashion Illustration (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.

Recommended age: 8-13
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members (includes all materials)

6 Saturdays, April 27 - June 8, 2019, 2PM-4PM (no class 5/25)

6 Saturdays, June 15 - July 27, 2019, 10AM-12PM (no class 7/6)

Art Factory for Tweens and Teens

Put your design skills to the test in a fun environment learning a variety of art-making skills. Students will work with different media like paper, glass, textiles, plaster, paints, found objects to create their own handmade artwork like beautiful books, glass mosaics, embroidery and much more.

Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Ages: 11-15
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members (includes all materials)

6 Saturdays, April 27 - June 8, 2019, 4:30-6:30PM (no class 5/25)

6 Saturdays, June 15 - July 27, 2019, 4:00-6:00PM (no class 7/6)

Youth Ceramics (Ages 6-12)

Let's 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: 6-12
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members (includes all materials)

6 Fridays, March 1 – April 5, 2019, 4:30-6:30PM

6 Fridays, April 26 - June 7, 2019, 4:30-6:30PM (no class 5/24)

6 Saturdays, June 15 - July 27, 2019, 1-3PM (no class 7/6)

Squiggles and Giggles (Ages 3-5)

Join a creative environment where both child and parent/caregiver can explore the world of art together. A variety of visual art techniques and media will be introduced such as drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, crafts and sculpture. Young artists will get familiarized with different materials to explore their creativity while bonding with their parent/caregiver.

Instructor: Elena Gibson
Recommended age: 3-5
Location: Classroom 4A
Tuition: $110 Non-Members / $99 Members (1 child with 1 caregiver)

6 Thursdays, April 25 - May 30, 2019, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

The Art of iPhoneography (Ages 11-15)

Students will learn how to take better photos using their smartphone and/or iPad. They will learn how to use fun apps to turn their photos into photo paintings that will wow their friends and family. At the end of class students will create a mixed media photo creation using photo markers, paint, and ink to bring home. Class limited to 6 students.

Requirement: Smartphone and/or iPad (Mini iPads will be available for use in class)
Instructor: Andy Mars
Location: Studio 1B
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / 130.50 Members all materials included

6 Mondays, March 18 – April 29, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (no class 4/15)


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