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Kids & Teens Arts Classes

D rawing and painting classes, crafting classes, and oil and acrylics painting class for teens, including:

Ages 3-5
Week 1: The Hungry Caterpillar – collage, blue construction paper, practice with scissors, oil pastels, glue.
Week 2: Watercolor Butterfly – a puppet that flaps!
Week 3: Under the Sea water color resist - Oil pastel and watercolor
Week 4: Magic Garden Sculptures - Foam, tissue paper, construction paper pipe cleaners, bigger beads for pre-k so helps with fine motor skills they have to push pipe cleaners into foam.
Week 5: Painting or finger painting - mixing colors
Week 6: Paper Sculpture Habitats - students use paper to make habitats for insect or animal. They will solve problems making paper stand up….tape, construction paper and scissors, markers
Saturdays, 10:30-12:00, November 4 - December 9
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$100, all materials included

Take one or take them all!
Sat., Nov. 4, 1:00-3:00
THEMED MOBILES: Students will use wire and pipe cleaners and paper to make kinetic sculptures holding images. Sculpture is science so they will have to learn about balance and come up with ideas and images for their kinetic sculpture. Ages: 8-13
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$25, all materials included

Sat., Nov. 11, 1:00-3:00
Ages: 8-13
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$25, all materials included

Sat., Nov. 18, 1:00-3:00
Students create large self-portrait poster using acrylic paint.
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$25, all materials included

Sat., Nov. 25, 1:00-3:00
Painting backgrounds with acrylic paint and using construction paper and oil pastels.
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$25, all materials included

Sat., Dec. 2, 1:00-3:00
Create an impasto city scape using a palette knife and acrylic paint. Impasto is thick, textural painting.
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$25, all materials included

Book any of the above workshops:

Sat., Dec. 9 & Sun., Dec. 10, 1:00-3:00
Students will choose a skyscraper to draw and then make a 3-d paper sculpture based on their drawing. First day work on drawing, second day work on paper sculpture using tape and thicker paper.
Instructor: Marie Pelonero
$48, all materials included

Going to art school? Need help with your portfolio? We can help! Bring your portfolio requirements and what you have and/or what you're working on and get critiques and expert advice from our instructor.
Instructor: Deborah Hamburger
Runs every Wednesday, 6:00-7:00, September 6-November 15

MIXED MEDIA CLASS Ages 5-9 and 10-14
Thursdays, starting January 18-March 15
5:30-7:00, ages 5-9
7:15-8:45, ages 10-14
Week 1: Drawing class - explore pencils and charcoal
Week 2: Oil Pastels - oil pastel drawing and scratchboard using oil pastel
Week 3: Watercolor - exploration and wet and dry
Week 4: Oil Pastel Resist - What is resist? Background? Composition
Week 5: Collage - using different materials to make a picture.
Week 6: Printmaking - monoprint and drawing in foam and printing
Week 7: Paper Sculpture - Habitat for my pets……or my house
Week 8: Color Mixing - Painting
Week 9: Self-portrait- selfies - student will have a choice to create a self-portrait, using one of the techniques learned.
$150, all materials included
Ages 5-9: Ages 10-14: