Programs for Kids

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 […]

Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax (Ages 10 & Up)

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Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax
Encaustic is amazing! From ancient mummies to modern times, the art of painting with beeswax has been celebrated for centuries.  You can paint with it, print with it, carve it and collage with it. Students will basic techniques for applying the “paint,” scraping and carving, embedding collage materials, and a simple printing technique.  All materials are provided.  Limited to 6 […]

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 […]