Classes for Kids & Teens

Observing Nature: Painting for Teens (Ages 13-17)

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Observing Nature: Painting for Teens
This class will take a look at forms found in nature and the technical ways to paint them. Students will learn from in-class demos, including using a pallet knife to create bark, dry brushing to form clouds, and watercolor to paint sunsets. Each class will be tailored to fit student’s individual interests as we review painting reflections in water, dappled […]

Redesign & Upcycle Your Fashion (Ages 10 – 16) (NEW)

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Redesign & Upcycle Your Fashion
Your old t-shirts are about to become your favorite new fashions and home decor!  In this class, we will redesign and upcycle your tired tees in several ways, including a decorative pillow, a bag, and a dress or a skirt.  We’ll cover following a simple pattern, measuring and cutting fabric, and sewing on a machine. There will be some hand-sewing […]

Passport to Art (Ages 7 – 10) (NEW)

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Passport to Art
Travel the globe through art.  This class explores artistic traditions from around the world with projects in printmaking, painting, papier-mâché and fiber.

SPRING – 736

Animals & Nature Mixed Media (Ages 4 – 6)

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Animals & Nature Mixed Media
This mixed media class will focus on animal and nature themes, while kids have fun experimenting with art. We will use a variety of materials to create different outdoor scenes from the icy arctic to the sandy desert. Students are encouraged to bring their love for animals as we discuss topics like the difference between reptiles and mammals, or how […]

Art + STEM = STEAM (Ages 8 – 12) (NEW)

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Art + STEM = STEAM
Explore the intersection of Art and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Kids will stretch their minds (and their imaginations) creating cool projects that mix art and design with technology and engineering. From growing crystals and exploring the environment, to learning fish biology and understanding concrete, the possibilities are endless!

SPRING- 712

Art From Around the World (Ages 5 – 7)

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Art From Around the World
Join us on a journey hopping from continent to continent learning about different cultures of the world through art. We will explore artistic traditions with projects including drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture.

SPRING – 737

Comics, Manga, Animé (Ages 7 – 15)

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Comics, Manga, Animé
POW! WHAM! BAP! This action-packed comics class covers everything from Daredevil to Dragon Ball Z. Learn how to draw classic comics and Japanese Manga and Animé. Games, trivia and much more will make you feel like a superhero! 

SPRING – 710

Design, Sculpt, Build (Ages 7 – 12)

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Design, Sculpt, Build
Take inspiration from the world around you and create cool two- and three-dimensional art. Discover what you can do with paint, clay, wood, wire, plaster and paper. There are no limits to what you can create in this class! 
 SPRING-746

Drawing & Painting for Teens (Ages 13 & up)

Drawing & Painting for Teens
Learn to draw and paint from observation using the fundamental elements of design: line, color, form, texture, shape, value, and scale. Learn tips and tricks; and experiment with dry and wet media such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastels, ink, and acrylics.  This is a great class for teens looking to strengthen their skills or learning to draw for the first time.

SPRING – 757

Draw, Paint & Sculpt (Ages 7 – 9)

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Draw, Paint & Sculpt
The title says it all!  Makes loads of cool art with a variety of materials such as pastels, clay, paint, and plaster.   Projects rotate for new and returning students.  

SPRING- 714