Children’s Classes (7-12 year olds, 9-13year olds)

Children’s classes offer low class sizes and a flexible creative environment. All materials are provided unless specified and our teaching artists art professionals with full background checks and extensive teaching experience.

Enjoy multi-media workshops including art you can wear, pottery, painting and more! Classes range from 1.5 – 4.0 hour time increments. During your child’s  art class they will  create multiple projects in your theme choice and explore creative problem solving. All classes work on art concepts and building confidence in art skills.

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Single Day Workshops

Clay for the Holidays

What is a slab, a coil, a glaze? Create clay structures, including clay gift boxes and heart bowls on the pottery wheel. All pottery will be glazed or painted during the workshop and will be available for pickup 3 weeks following the workshop.

December 3rd

9:30am – 1:30pm 

$65.00 / participant

$125 (Take 2)

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Gift of Giving 7-12 year olds

Create several beautiful gifts to give to others during the holidays and wrapping paper to bundle everything up. Make polymer clay jewelry, painted picture frames with one of a kind art, a creative canvas, and more top secret gifts to share. Children love to create things for their loved ones which is why we’ve started offering this each year, expect new projects and creations. 

Saturday December 17th 

9:30am – 1:30pm 

$65.00 / participant

$125 (Take 2)

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Awesome Figures in Action

This class will focus on drawing moving figures that can interact and tell a story. This class will cover sketching figures in proportion, adding anatomic form and figure expressions. Expect to draw several practice drawings and at least two final figures interacting. This class also includes making a handmade sketchbook. 

Saturday January 21st, 2022

10:00pm – 2:00pm 

$65/ class

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Playing in Clay

Experience the pottery wheel and create your own bowl or nest. Sculpt a clay bird or fairy house and complete a student choice project. Glaze and paint projects will be ready for pickup 3-4 weeks after the class date. 

Saturday February 18th 

9:30pm – 1:30pm 

$65/class

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Wearable Art

Cut sew and stamp. Create art with fabrics, some that you decorate! Projects including a bag you can carry, and will include making your own fabric stamp. We will also transform a white T-shirt into a painted statement piece. Register with your child’s T-shirt size. 

Saturday February 25th

9:30pm – 1:30pm 

$65/class

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Harry Potter Mixed Media

Calling all Harry Potter fans. Create clay sorting hats and wands as well as watercolor caricatures of your favorite character. Get messy mixing slimes and potions and write magical charms in your handmade spell book. 

Saturday March 18th

9:30pm – 1:30pm 

$65/ class

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18” Dolls workshop – Artists

Bring your doll and you can both be artists. Create an artist’s apron, beret and mini canvas with your doll that stands on its own small easel. 

Sunday March 5th

3:00pm – 5:30pm 

$40/ class

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Drawing and Painting 

Are you interested in becoming better at drawing and painting? This class will help students break down shapes and work on drawing in correct proportions. Drawing games will be paired with longer focused student projects including painting and drawing an artist’s wooden model, wacky shoe constructions and drawings that include blending and shading. We will also do an outdoor drawing scavenger hunt in Civic Square. 

Saturday April 15th 

9:30pm – 1:30pm 

$65/ class

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Polymer Jewelry Fun

Create colorful works of art with polymer clay that include a solar system necklace and your favorite character. Make, bake and string the same day. 

Saturday April 22nd  

9:30pm – 1:30pm 

$65/ class

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Series (multiple classes)

Monday Drawing & Painting / 2 Part Series for 9 -14 years

Do you want to improve your art making skills?  Take two or all of these two part series that explore drawing and painting in a rich variety of art media and processes.

All materials provided.

 

Mondays 

6:00 -7:30pm

$60 / two class series

 

Color & Patterns, Suminagashi Paper Marbling and Zentangle Designs

December 5th

December 12th

(2nd workshop will meet at 6:30pm – 8:00pm.)

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Winter Landscapes

January 23

January 30

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Jim Dine Painted Patterns and Hearts and Robert Indiana Love using Color Theory 

February 6

February 13 

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Lions and Lambs – Texture Drawing with Animals

February 27th

March 6

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People That Move – Figure Drawing

March 13th

March 20th

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Character Creation and Design

April 17th

April 24th

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Tweens 

Anime Art

Learn to create your own anime self portrait as well as your favorite comic book characters including Pokemon. With the help of your instructor, all will learn about different facial expressions, poses and hairstyles to create portraits and characters they know, or have imagined themselves. 

Ages 11 – 16

Instructor: Jackie Brice

January 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2023

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