Children’s Classes

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 creating including art you can wear, pottery, painting and more! Art days will range from 1.5 – 5 hour time increments. During your child’s  art class they will get a healthy snack, create multiple projects in your theme choice and explore creative problem solving.

Register 2 or three children and save $5 or $10 dollars (Take 2, Take 3)

All programs will be held at Cat Theatre in Carmel Art and Design District.

See class restrictions during Covid-19.

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World Explorers 

Travel the world and learn about different art traditions in different countries. Visit China, Africa, Mexico and more. In this mixed media class students will draw, paint and build. Some projects include three-dimensional African villages, painted animal molas (colorful patterned animals) and simple kites, did you know the kite was invented in China?

Ages 5-12

June 20th 

9:30am – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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Characters and Comics

This class will focus on character development and storytelling. Over the session, we will experiment with different illustration techniques and design a cast of characters. Through drawing and writing exercises, we will develop our characters’ personalities, backstories and create the world they live in. Complete a cast of characters and a comic that tells a story. 

Ages 7-12

June 27th

9:30 – 2:30pm 

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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18” Dolls Red White and Blue 

Get ready for Fourth of July. Create skirts and tops in red, white and blue stripes, stars and polka dots. Also create a star studded patriotic headband for you and your doll. Bring an 18” doll or slightly smaller doll as your special guest for these workshop.

Ages 7-12

June 28th

2:00 – 4:00pm

$35

$65 (Take 2)

$95 (Take 3)

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Creative Costumes and Characters

Ages 5-12

Develop your own characters and one scene play. Create collage costumes for your character and illustrations of their story. Also create a costume mask for yourself inspired by your character. 

July 18th

9:30am – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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Under the Sea and Coral Reefs

Come learn about endangered coral reefs and under the sea around the world and make nature inspired art with meaning and purpose. Students will sculpt Coral Reef inspired landscapes and under the sea sea creatures in clay and draw and paint a creative underwater world.

Ages 5-12

July 25th

2:00 – 5:00pm

$45

$80 (Take 2)

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18″ Doll Cheerleader

Create a cheerleader outfit and pom poms. (Specify two colors you would like in your registration.) Bring an 18” doll or slightly smaller doll as your special guest for these workshop.

Ages 7-12

July 26th 

6:00 – 8:00pm

$35

$65 (Take 2)

$95 (Take 3)

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Awesome Poses 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, create a three dimensional figure model and have fun!

Ages 7-12

August 8th

2:00 – 5:00pm

$45

$80 (Take 2)

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Simple Prints

Create prints with things you find outside including leaves and flowers. Turn these items into faces and animals. This class will include collagraph or printing with real materials and monoprints, prints from painting on plexiglass and drawing into art foam. Children will leave with lots of handmade drawings and prints. 

Ages 5-12

August 9th 

1:00 – 4:00pm

$45

$80 (Take 2)

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The Great Outdoors

Do you want to go on a bear hunt? Paint a wild realistic bear, construct a bouquet of paper flowers and draw and paint a beautiful watercolor landscape. The great outdoors is full of inspiration!

Ages 5-12

August 22nd 

9:30am – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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18″ Doll Artist

Create an artist’s apron, buret  and mini painted canvas  with your doll. Bring an 18” doll or slightly smaller doll as your special guest for these workshop.

Ages 7-12

August 23rd

6:00 – 8:00pm

$35

$65 (Take 2)

$95 (Take 3)

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Disney Descendants 

In celebration of The Cat’s production of Disney Descendants opening this month learn who the main characters are and work on drawing people and figures creating a final portrait of your favorite descendant. Also create artworks of some of the main props including Maleficent’s staff and Audrey’s crown. 

Ages 7-12

October 3rd

9:30am – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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Clay Cats and Bowls

Create a cat in clay and a bowl on the pottery wheel. Create and glaze everything in this workshop. 

Ages 5-12

October 4th

6:00 – 8:00pm

$35

$65 (Take 2)

$95 (Take 3)

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Canvas Paint Halloween Cats

Listen to the story of Moonlight the Halloween cat and then paint his portrait. Follow along to paint a 9 x 12” Halloween Cat. All supplies included.

Ages 5-12

October 30th

2:30 – 4:00pm

$23.00

$40.00 (Take 2)

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Up-cycled Mosaics and More

During this class we’ll turn trash to treasures. Spend time constructing with found objects, wooden pieces and recyclables. Also during this class we’ll dabble in two mosaic techniques, additive found object mosaics and traditional glass mosaic picture frames. 

Ages 7-12

November 7th

9:30am – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

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Gift of Giving 

Create several beautiful gifts to give to others during the holidays and wrapping paper to bundle everything up. Make mosaic picture frames, painted picture frames or bags with one of a kind art, a creative canvas and more top secret gifts to share.

Ages 5-12

December 12th

9:30 – 2:30pm

$75

$145 (Take 2)

$215  (Take 3)

Register

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