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Children's Classes & Workshops

Creative Constructions

$134

with Donna Bird

Calendar Aug 31, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grades 3-6

Creative Constructions is designed for students who have taken Art Adventures or have the basic art skills needed to create more complex activities and projects. This class will allow young creatives to construct original pieces of art and to learn more about painting, drawing, mixed media, narrative art, and printmaking. Creative Constructions student will be introduced to a variety of art materials and learn new artistic techniques while reinforcing the basic elements of art. For example, students will work with scratchboard, learn perspective drawing, try their hand at watercolor and acrylic painting, and learn about master artists. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Wednesdays, August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, and November 2.

Homeschool- Art Adventures

$134

with Donna Bird

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Grades K-2

This class introduces your child to basic art skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as a young artist. Art Adventures has been designed for 5 to 7-year-old children to strengthen their knowledge in art and further develop art vocabulary and skills. With activities such as painting, drawing, mixed media and printmaking, students explore their creativity with exciting and fun projects each semester. Both new and returning students will continue to work on developing their skills with individualized instruction in a small group setting. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!  

9:30 - 10:30 am - Thursday, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, and November 3

Mini Hand Building Session

$118

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Grades 5 - Adult

In this beginner class you will learn the basic clay building techniques needed to form pottery without the need of a wheel. Using minimal tools and most importantly your hands, you will learn to make coils, roll out slabs, and pinching techniques. Students will make many functional items such as bowls and serving plates, as well as fun, decorative pieces. Perfect for those new to clay and for the experienced thrower looking to expand their working knowledge of the medium. All clay, glazes, tools, and kiln firing time will be provided.

Thursdays, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, September 1, 8, 15, 22.

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 1 payment of $93.00, paid every two weeks.

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Homeschool- Creative Construction

$134

with Donna Bird

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 11 am, runs for 10 weeks

Grades 3-6 

Creative Constructions is designed for students who have taken Art Adventures or have the basic art skills needed to create more complex activities and projects. This class will allow young creatives to construct original pieces of art and to learn more about painting, drawing, mixed media, narrative art, and printmaking. Creative Constructions student will be introduced to a variety of art materials and learn new artistic techniques while reinforcing the basic elements of art. For example, students will work with scratchboard, learn perspective drawing, try their hand at watercolor and acrylic painting, and learn about master artists. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!

11:00 am - Noon - Thursdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3.

Art Adventures

$134

with Donna Bird

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grades K-2

This class introduces your child to basic art skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as a young artist. Art Adventures has been designed for 5 to 7-year-old children to strengthen their knowledge in art and further develop art vocabulary and skills. With activities such as painting, drawing, mixed media and printmaking, students explore their creativity with exciting and fun projects each semester. Both new and returning students will continue to work on developing their skills with individualized instruction in a small group setting. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!  

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Thursdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, and November 3

Young Potters

$144

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 3, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grades 6-8

This is a pottery class for older elementary and middle school age children. In this course, students will create fun, decorative, and functional projects and have the opportunity to explore different techniques for working with clay including the pottery wheel.

9:00 -10:30 am - Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 8, 15 (no class on October 1).

Kids N Clay

$138

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 3, 2022 at 11:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Grades 3-5

In this course, students will be exposed to a basic introduction to ceramic techniques designed for elementary school aged children. This class will create fun imaginative pieces which will be a mixture of decorative and functional items.  This class includes all materials including clay, glazes, and kiln firing time.

11:30am - 1:00 pm, Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24.

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $56.50, paid every two weeks.

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Dance Discovery - Children's Dance

$141

with Earlene Hopkins

Calendar Sep 7, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Ages 6 - 8 (ages are flexible with instructor's permission)

Dance Discovery is an introductory course that provides children with a space to learn confidence through movement.  Students will experiment with improvisation, spatial awareness, and basic techniques of ballet and modern dance.  This course is designed to help the child explore expression in an organized movement class, equipping them for possible future dance classes.  

Students should come to class in a black leotard and black tights.  Students will dance barefoot.

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15 pm, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30 (skip November 23).

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $58.00, paid every two weeks.

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