Classes for Kids & Teens

Art with Heart: for Special Needs (Ages 10 – 16)

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Art with Heart
This is an open studio art class designed for teens and pre-teens with special needs and developmental disabilities.   Students are encouraged to express their own vision in this fun, supportive environment.   In each class, students will be presented with a choice of art materials to discover what they like best.  Art making topics are tailored to new and returning students, and […]

Young Potters: Hand-building and Glazing (Ages 10 – 15) (NEW)

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Young Potters: Hand-building and Glazing
Play with Clay! Students expand their skills in hand-building and glazing, making a variety of  stoneware sculptures and pots.  The teacher will fire the work off-site and return it to the students after the conclusion of class.  Parents will be notified when kiln-fired ceramics are ready for pick-up. All materials and tools are provided.  Students should bring a smock or […]

Art + Science = FUN (Ages 8 – 12)

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Art + Science = FUN
(New name. Same fun class)
Explore the intersection of Art and Science!  Kids will stretch their minds (and their imaginations) creating cool projects that mix art, design, biology, chemistry, and engineering. From growing crystals and exploring the environment, to learning fish biology and understanding concrete, the possibilities are endless!

 
WINTER– 812 (Session 1)

WINTER– 812 (Session 2)

SPRING– 712

 
 

Art From Around the World (Ages 5 – 8) (NEW)

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Art From Around the World
Join us on a journey learning about different cultures of the world through art. We will explore different artistic traditions with projects including drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture.
WINTER – 837 (Session 2)
 

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! 

WINTER – 810

SPRING – 710

 

Design, Sculpt, Build (Ages 8 – 12)

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Design, Sculpt, Build
Take inspiration from the world around you and create cool two- and three-dimensional art.  This is a structured open-studio in which kids can design their own project(s) from start to finish with one-on-one guidance from the instructor.   Options include paint, clay, wood, wire, paper, and plaster.  There are no limits to what you can create in this class! 
WINTER– 846 (Session 2)

 

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.

WINTER – 857

SPRING – […]

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.  
WINTER – 814 (Session 1)

WINTER – 814 (Session 2)

SPRING – 714

Mix it Up: Clay, Paint, Fiber (Ages 4 – 6)

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Mix it Up: Clay, Paint, Fiber
Why work with one medium when you can “Mix It Up?” Create your own two- or three-dimensional art with clay, paint, and soft materials such as felt, fabrics, and stuffing.  

 
WINTER – 807 (Session 1)

WINTER – 807 (Session 2)

 

SPRING – 707

 

Drawing & Painting 101 (Ages 10 – 15)

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Drawing & Painting 101
Whether you are experienced with drawing and painting or just starting out, here’s the perfect class to explore traditional wet and dry materials including pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolor and acrylic paints. Learn all kinds of techniques to hone your abilities with color, shading, composition and perspective while working with still life, from photos, and outdoors (weather permitting).  

 
WINTER – 809 (Session 1)

WINTER – 809 (Session […]