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Please note that not all classes are offered every semester. Visit our registration site to see the current classes offered.

All children’s classes take a 10 minute snack break. Students may bring snacks from home, or purchase from the vending machine.

We ask that students NOT share their snacks, due to risk of allergic reaction or dietary restrictions. 

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Kids (5-12yrs)
Mixed Media (5-9yrs)

Special attention is given to creative activities based upon a wide range of two- and three-dimensional projects. Drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and collage techniques are taught. A variety of materials are used, including colored pencils, charcoal, pastel, acrylic and watercolor, and markers.

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Drawing & Painting (8-15yrs)

Students work with an array of drawing and painting materials creating a wide range of aesthetic projects from a variety of subjects. Color, line and texture, creativity, perception, and imagination are explored in a constructive atmosphere.

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Cartooning (8-13yrs)

This course will empower students by creating characters and laying out cartoon settings in a progressive manner using multiple shapes, lines, simple shortcuts, and color application to construct artwork in both their own unique style and in a way that will instill confidence and creativity.

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Ceramics (8-12yrs)

In this class students will create functional pieces and figurine sculptures out of clay. Students will develop basic building techniques such as pinch, coil and slab. Emphasis will be placed on surface decoration by creating textures and working with underglazes. Students of all levels are welcome!

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Fashion Illustration (9-13yrs)

In this course students will be introduced to the world of fashion illustration. This class will cover figure proportion, fabric rendering, pattern design, and a variety of illustration styles and fashion design concepts.

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Teen (13yrs+)
Drawing & Painting (12-15yrs)

Students work with an array of drawing and painting materials creating a wide range of aesthetic projects from a variety of subjects. Color, line and texture, creativity, perception, and imagination are explored in a constructive atmosphere.

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Teen Ceramics (12+ yrs)

In this course students will create functional and sculptural pieces out of clay. Students will develop hand building and potter’s wheel skills. Emphasis will be placed on surface decoration by creating textures and working with underglazes. Students of all levels are welcome!

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Teen Drawing & Painting Studio (13+ yrs)

This class is designed for students who wish to explore and develop their own personal drawing and painting techniques. Students work on their own individual projects under the personalized guidance of the instructor, allowing them to strengthen their independence and develop their interests. Students will build and grow from their strengths to create their best work. Students furnish their own supplies.

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Figure Drawing Studio (Teen/Adult) (14+ yrs)

Explore classical as well as contemporary figure drawing techniques and approaches to developing the human form. Emphasis is placed upon observation, anatomy, structure, line quality, volume, composition and originality. Techniques with graphite, charcoal, conté, colored pencil, and pastel are demonstrated and developed.

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