Youth Classes

How do you make a drawing look real and come to life? Shading is the best technique. This class will go over many different drawing exercises and will continue to help students see volume and shape. Instruction will include continued improvement in the drawing basics of line, shape, form, space, texture, value, and composition. Subject matter will include still-life set-ups, photographs, mirror, and working from one’s own imagination. Students will build confidence in their drawing skills and shading techniques.   Learn More
First class:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Let's Paint! Students in this class will learn many art making techniques. Using drawing and under painting as a firm basis, this class will also explore painting mediums such as watercolor, tempera, and acrylic. Mixed media combinations, painting with different types of brushes, and how to make one of a kind pieces of art will also be discussed.   Learn More
First class:
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Let's Paint on Easels! Working on an artist easel takes some getting used to, it's never too early to start! Along with easel training, students in this class will learn many painting techniques. This class will explore painting mediums such as tempera and acrylic. Mixed media combinations with drawing mediums will also be explored for beginning our art creations.   Learn More
First class:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Thumbing, scrolling, and left-brain technology have their place in the world, but this class is for those creative young people who want to go beyond and learn to create with their own hands and minds. This basic drawing class will help students develop the skills to move confidently into any art form. The class will focus on the elements and principles of design such as line, form, value, texture, perspective, composition, plus much more. Different techniques and art materials will also be explained and explored in this entertaining and informative class for the artist ready to see some results.   Learn More
First class:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:45pm

LOVE is in the air! Students will make Valentine's Day clay fun from our instructor recommendations or small creations of their own choosing with instructional guidance - platters, heart cutouts, whatever your imagination comes up with! After a day of creating, students will come back in the next week and hand paint these items with glazes of their choice to make one of a kind artwork. Once the glazed pieces are fired, students and families can pick up the finished pieces right in time for Valentine's Day! Youth ages 5+ and adults are all welcomed to register. There is room for all and fun for all!   Learn More
First class:
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Did someone say clay? Come learn to build functional cups or bowls or your own aesthetic art creation! This class will go over all the basic techniques needed for building in clay. What's a slab? How do you make and connect coils? What is glaze? All your questions will be answered in this youth ceramics class. Students will create many pieces throughout the weeks and later glaze and fire them to perfection. Bring your creativity and get ready for some fun! *new and continuing students welcomed   Learn More
First class:
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm