Kids' & Teen Art Classes
Interactive Art education for kids and teens
Art and writing classes for kids and teens with individual attention, skilled instructors and fun individual and team projects. We intentionally keep classes small so register now. Interested in a class that has started? Send an email or give us a ring to find out if it's still possible to attend. Often times it is!
FALL 2017 Classes for Kids
DRAWING I (Ages 9-12)
Mondays| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | September 11. 18. 25. October 2. 9. 16.
Tuesdays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | September 12. 19. 26. October 3. 10. 17. SOLD OUT
Thursdays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | September 14. 21. 28. October 5. 12. 19.
$96.00 (3 spots left)
Does your child love to draw, but needs to learn the basic principles? This easy-going class does just that. Kids practice drawing with a focus on line, form, shape, value, space, and texture - the elements to art. Great class for young artists thinking about applying to an art program in the future. An emphasis on art vocabulary, materials, and tools. Instructors: Kristen Solecki (Mondays), Jaclyn Marie Williams (Tuesdays), Kathleen Fox (Thursdays).
DRAWING II (Ages 10-14)
Mondays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | September 11. 18. 25. October 2. 9. 16.
$120.00 SOLD OUT
In this more advanced drawing class, students focus on creating artwork that can be included in personal portfolios. An increase knowledge of drawing principles, drawing techniques, and self-critiquing are the elements of this six-week intensive. Students enrolling in this class should have a general understanding of drawing or have previously taken Drawing I. Instructor: Kristen Solecki
Doodling (Grades 6th-9th)
Wednesdays | 5:00-6:15 | September 13. 20. 27. October 4.11.18
$60.00 (Or just drop-in for $10.00 each week at the door.)
Life gets busy, even for kids. Have your child come "chill out" for an hour with teens who love art as much as your son or daughter. This class is all about freedom to create at your own pace, in your own style and in an inviting art studio. A place where art kids can connect with each other as they work. Creatives will doodle, cartoon, scribble, or draw. They get feedback from the instructor only if they seek it. Awesome art supplies and tools are provide for everyone. It's ten bucks to drop in and chill out.
Tuesdays| 5:00-6:30 | Seven Weeks | October 31. November 7,14, 28. December 5, 12, 19 ( No class November 21/Thanksgiving week)
$231.00 (All supplies included)
Area magnet and private schools will begin the process of selecting 2018-2019 art students in February. We're here to help students and parents map that maze. Students will work independently on portraits, landscapes, or still life. The goal of the class is to have students produce two to four "portfolio-worthy" pieces of artwork.
Drawing (ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel) and Mixed Media (paper, collage, ink, digital images) will be this session's focus. This class is limited to 8 students. Students work at their own pace and skill level.
MIX IT UP! (Ages 5-6)
Thursdays| 3:45-4:45 | Six Weeks | September 14. 21. 28. October 5. 12. 19.
$102.00 (1 spot left)
Amy Sargent's class returns this fall! The perfect introduction to the principles of art for our youngest artists. Students become familiar with well-known artists as they explore various mediums such as painting, mixed-media, and sculpture. Students leave with an array of different art. This class is hands-on with and emphasis on creativity and style. Instructor: Amy Sargent.
MIX IT UP! (Ages 8-9)
Mondays| 3:45-4:45 | Six Weeks | September 11. 18. 25. October 2. 9. 16.
$96.00 (2 spots left)
Our most popular class is back! Come mix it up this fall. We'll explore various mediums such as painting on different materials, paper and mixed-media collage, and ink and charcoal drawings. A wonderful way to expose your child to different forms of art. Get ready to mix it up, have some fun and create amazing original art. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
MIX IT UP! (Ages 10-12)
Mondays| 5:00-6:00 | Six Weeks | September 11. 18. 25. October 2. 9. 16.
$96.00 (2 spots left)
Mix it Up! for the older crowd. We take the same class and step it up a notch by incorporating standard art principles, vocabulary, and themes in student's work. Our focus is on painting on different materials, paper and mixed-media collage, and ink and charcoal drawings. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
SCULPTURE (Ages 9-12)
Tuesdays| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | September 12. 19. 26. October 3. 10. 17.
$102.00 SOLD OUT
Yep, I put this on the fall calendar because it's one of my favorite classes to teach. Kids use their imaginations to create unique one-of-a-kind sculptures. We'll work in modeling clay, air-dry clay, wire and wood, then sneak in a little paper and metal. Our focus is on design and construction then we give our structures artistic aesthetics. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
POTTERY NIGHT FOR KIDS - Autumn
Wednesday| October 4th | 4:30-6:00 | Halloween/Fall-themed Pottery | Ages 8+
Come kick-start autumn by making a spooky, colorful and creative fall-themed or Halloween pottery. Students will use slab and coil techniques, mix glazes and become familiar with ceramic tools and terms - all while using their imaginations to produce one-of-a-kind art pieces. Plate, bowl, mug, or pumpkin. Minimum of four students is required for this class. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
POTTERY NIGHT FOR KIDS - Ornaments
Friday | November 10th | 5:00-6:30 | Holiday Ornaments | Ages 8+
Just in time to decorate the tree! Kids create four original holiday ornaments while they learn slab and coil, mix glazes and become familiar with ceramic tools and terms. All ornaments will be fired and back in time for gift giving. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
FAMILY POTTERY NIGHT - Holiday Ornaments or a Holiday Plate
Friday | December 8th | 5:30-7:00 | 3 Ornaments or small plate | Multi-generational class
$30.00 per person
Spend an evening together making pottery. In this multi-generational class granddaughters work with grandmas or aunts. Moms create pottery with sons and daughters. Dads and uncles get creative mixing glazes. Even best friends and neighbors (who let's face it, are family) can get in on the class. Bring your favorite family member(s) and come make original ceramic art for the holidays. Art will be back in time for gift giving. Kids must be accompanied by an adult for this class. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
YOUNG AUTHORS (Ages 7-9)
Thursdays| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | November 2, 9, 16, 30. December 7,14. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
A must for any young writer or “want to be” writer. Children will explore words, themes, plots, characters, and story formats in this unique writing experience. Writers learn to craft their own styles. We'll put original stories in accordion, clue, and micro-books. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
YOUNG AUTHORS (Ages 10-13)
Thursdays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | November 2, 9, 16, 30. December 7,14. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
A must for any young writer or “want to be” writer. Children will explore words, themes, plots, characters, and story formats. We'll also discuss characteristics of genres. Writers learn to craft their own style. With older students, we’ll also review publishing possibilities and contests. Great support for creative writing portfolios. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
EXPLORATION IN MIXED MEDIA (High School/Adults)
Saturday, October 14th |10:00 am - 3:00pm
$75.00 - All supplies provided
Come learn the basics of mixed media and create your very own original work of art. Jaclyn Williams guides you in a fun, relaxed, step-by-step setting. Everyone walks away with a whimsical and inspiring piece of art that can be hung on the wall. All supplies provided. Bring a bag lunch.
PAINTING ( Ages 8-10)
Thursday| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | September 14. 21. 28. October 5. 12. 19.
Come spend this fall learning how to watercolor and acrylic paint. We'll start with the principles of painting then apply those principles to canvas, wood, and paper. The classes focuses on both realistic and abstract. Kids produce several works of art - so get your walls ready!
PAINTING (Ages 11-14)
Thursday| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | September 14. 21. 28. October 5. 12. 19.
This class for older students still focuses on learning how to paint with watercolor and acrylic. We'll start with the principles of painting then apply those principles to canvas, wood, and paper. The classes focuses on both realistic and abstract as well. In this course, students will also apply paint using non-traditional tools, learn how to apply texture to a painting, and gain a stronger understanding of color.
DAUGHTERS & DADS (ages 11+)
Friday, November 17th| 6:30-8:00
$35.00 (for two to attend - one daughter, one dad)
This entertaining evening teams daughters up with their dads. Expect plenty of laughter as father-daughter duos create non-traditional artwork together. And just so you know - no art experience is required - everything your team creates is product-driven. How you get there is where the fun happens. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
*We love all daughters, but the art projects for this class are especially made for the over eleven crowd.