WINTER 2021

Kid Classes & Workshops

KID CLASSES

3802 Art Explorations (ages 5–7)
Instructor: Dawn Noonan
Mondays, 3:30–5 PM
Learn the fundamentals of artmaking in this fun, multi-media class. Explore a variety of materials while creating fabulous drawings, paintings, and sculptures. Please bring a smock or wear play clothes.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3804 Art Fun-damentals! (ages 8–11)
Instructor: Alicia Cotter
Mondays, 3:30–5 PM
Study the elements of art and the creative process in this hands on, multi–media class. Learn about art fundamentals such as line, shape, composition, and color. Students will explore a variety of materials including graphite, charcoal, pastel, paint, and more.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3803 Explore Drawing & Painting (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Dawn Noonan
Mondays, 5:30–6:30 PM
Explore the principles of drawing and painting in this hands-on, multi-media class. Learn about 2D fundamentals such as line, shape, composition, and color. Students will explore a variety of materials including graphite, charcoal, pastel, paint, and more. Please bring a smock or wear play clothes.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $220, non-member $240
Materials fee: $32

3911 Clay Critters (ages 5–7)
Instructor: Katie Truk
Tuesdays, 4–5:30 PM
Does your child like getting their hands dirty and love animals? This is their class! Working with clay will strengthen your child’s understanding of gravity, science, and nature—plus it is super fun! Different sculptural methods will be introduced as we recreate our favorite members of the animal kingdom; a wonderful way to have fun and learn about animal anatomy.
10 sessions: 1/12–3/16
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $47

3898 NEW! Handbuilt Clay Creations (ages 9–12)
Instructor: Shelley Rosen Howard
Tuesdays, 4–5:30 PM
Explore handbuilding techniques in this fun mini-class. First learn how to make pinch pots into your favorite animal. Then learn how to use slabs to build a treasure box for your favorite jewelry, shells, or collectables. Students will finish their creations with colorful glazing.
4 sessions: 1/12–2/2
Tuition: member $130, non-member $140
Materials fee: $27

3824 Draw Your Art Out! (ages 7–9)
Instructor: Alicia Cotter
Tuesdays, 4–5:30 PM
Dive into drawing in this fun and dynamic class! Explore new drawing techniques in a variety of black & white and color media such as pencil, charcoal, and pastel. Learn core principles like how to use light and shadow to make your drawings pop, proportions, blending colors, and more.
10 sessions: 1/12–3/16
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3915 Art Sampler (ages 5–7)
Instructor: Katie Truk
Wednesdays, 3:30–5 PM
We feature various media such as drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture. Beginning artists try different artistic expressions or strengthen existing foundations, allowing for experimentation and growth. Each session has a different method or combination, so repeat students are welcome.
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3839 Experimenting with Art: the Next Level (ages 9–12)
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Wednesdays, 4–5:30 PM
Do you enjoy all aspects of art such as painting, drawing, clay, design, collage, pastels, and more? This is the class for you! Explore many different art mediums to build on current knowledge and refine techniques. This class is perfect for students who are ready to graduate from our popular art sampler classes for the younger age groups.
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3838 Jump in the Mud (ages 10–15)
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Wednesdays, 4–6 PM
Specialize in ceramics! Play with mud while you learn to make wheel-thrown bowls, mugs, and more in this introductory pottery class. After you throw, trim, and glaze your work, take home pottery you will be proud of!
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $300, non-member $330
Materials fee: $47

3916 Introduction to Drawing & Painting (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Katie Truk
Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 PM
Is your child fascinated by drawing and painting? We teach the fundamentals of composition and perspective through still lifes and photographic sources, while broadening techniques and creativity. Explore color, shading, texture, and most importantly, imagination! Repeat students are welcome.
10 sessions: 1/13– 3/17
Tuition: member $220, non-member $240
Materials fee: $32

3843 Fantasy Genre Drawing (ages 9–16)
Instructor: Doug Baron
Wednesdays, 6–8 PM
Are you a fan of fantasy fiction, films, and anime? Join Doug Baron on a fantastic journey with popular characters from Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Fullmetal Alchemist, and more. Learn how to draw fantasy classics such as dragons, unicorns, and other mythical creatures. Students will work in a variety of media such as acrylic paint, India ink, charcoal, and pastel.
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $300, non-member $330
Materials fee: $37

3851 Hooray for Clay! (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Thursdays, 4–5:30 PM
Do you like to be creative and get messy? Then let’s create with clay! Students will learn handbuilding techniques such as pinch-pots, coil, press–mold, and slabs to build fun projects. Projects will change each session, so repeat students are welcome.
10 sessions: 1/14–3/18
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $47

3882 Introduction to the Pottery Wheel (ages 9-12)
Instructor: Sarah Maxwell
Thursdays, 4–5:30 PM
Take the wheel in this introductory thrown–pottery class. Explore basic wheel-throwing techniques such as centering, opening, pulling, and shaping clay. Students will learn how to make functional forms such as bowls and mugs and will also learn how to decorate and glaze their pieces to finish them.
10 sessions: 1/14–3/18
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $47

3853 Fundamentals of Drawing & Painting (ages 11–13)
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Thursdays, 4–5:30 PM
Build a foundation! Study composition, perspective, proportion, color theory, and values while creating still lifes, landscapes, portraiture, figure drawing, and more. Talk about art concepts with demonstrations and step-by-step lessons to gain an understanding of what makes strong drawings and paintings.
10 sessions: 1/14–3/18
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3852 Paint Your Art Out! (ages 7–9)
Instructor: Alicia Cotter
Thursdays, 4–5:30 PM
Dive into painting in this fun and dynamic class! Explore new techniques and subject matters in both acrylic and watercolor paints. Learn about the color wheel, light and shadow, blending colors, and more!
10 sessions: 1/14–3/18
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3856 NEW! Global Art Adventures (ages 8–12)
Instructor: Heidi SanFilippo
Thursdays, 6–7:30 PM
Explore the world without leaving town! We will create art inspired by different countries and cultures. Join us and learn how to create Oaxacan animal sculptures, African Masks, Guatemalan worry dolls and Greek vessels. Explore a variety of media and techniques in this class as we travel around the world and learn about art from other cultures.
10 sessions: 1/14–3/18
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3861 Comics, Cartoons & Anime Drawing (ages 9–16)
Instructor: Doug Baron
Fridays, 4–5:30 PM
Calling all comics, cartoons, and anime lovers! Explore drawing popular characters and work on simple and effective techniques for creating your own character concepts. Master a unique style of creating cartoon, anime, and comic art–and have fun!
10 sessions: 1/15–3/19
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3877 Experimenting with Art (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Saturdays, 10–11:30 AM
If you love to experiment, come create one-of-a-kind pieces from papier-mâché, paint, pastel, clay, and collage! Projects are different every semester. Please bring a smock.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3881 The Art of Drawing (ages 11–13)
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Saturdays, 10–11:30 AM
Draw with detail. Learn the fundamentals of drawing using graphite, charcoal powders, toned paper, and Conté pencil to explore topics and gain skills. In this relaxed class, learn key skills through in-depth demonstrations. Practice drawing different types of fabric texture and patterns as well as metallic and glass objects. Students will also draw a live, clothed model.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3883 Drawing & Painting (ages 9–12)
Instructor: Stephen Yavorski
Saturdays, 10–11:30 AM
Raise the bar and reach the next level! Refine drawing and painting skills using charcoal, pastel, paint, and more through demonstrations, discussions, and individual attention. Explore the fundamentals of drawing and painting combined with imagination.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3879 Cartoons & Anime Drawing (ages 7–10)
Instructor: Doug Baron
Saturdays, 10–11:30 AM
Are you a cartoon/anime/manga-lover? Create characters! Explore comic book and manga-style drawing from dynamic perspectives to classic anime/manga facial features. We draw popular characters and work on simple and effective techniques for drawing and creating concepts. Master a unique style of creating cartoon, anime, and comic art—and have fun!
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3862 NEW! Creative Ceramics (ages 10–15)
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Saturdays, 10 AM–12 PM
Call it a clay day! Gain a solid foundation for wheel-throwing, and learn handbuilding techniques such as slab, pich, and sculpture. Glaze and texture ceramics in this inspiring atmosphere as well. Class time has been extended to two hours to give students extra time on their creations.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $330
Materials fee: $47

3889 Drawing & Painting the Next Steps (ages 9–12)
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Saturdays, 12–1:30 PM
This class is for students looking to take the next step in developing their skills and artistic training. The first part of the class will focus on exercises in charcoal and graphite of various subjects (including drawing from clothed models) focusing on texture, form, proportion and value. The second part of the class will focus on techniques of painting in acrylic including color theory, brush work, and styles of painting.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $37

3884 Creative Sculpture (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Saturdays, 12–1:30 PM
Create it your way! Students will explore sculpting in a variety of materials at their own pace while working on their own individual projects. The possibilities are endless. Each student will receive individual attention in creating their own exciting sculpture.
10 sessions: 1/16–3/20
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $42

3892 Design & Decorate Your Own Dollhouse (ages 6–10)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Saturdays, 2–4 PM
Create your own modern dollhouse complete with furniture, wallpaper, and finishes using sturdy cardboard, wood, papier-mâché, paint, and more. Design and build furniture, add wallpaper, flooring, and tile. The possibilities are endless!
5 sessions: 1/16–2/13
Tuition: member $160, non-member $170
Materials fee: $42

3893 Create Your Own Superhero Headquarters (6–10)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Saturdays, 2–4 PM
Make your own awesome superhero headquarters in this exciting new class! Use sturdy cardboard, fabric, paint, model magic, and more to create a one-of-a-kind superhero lair. Each headquarters will include a lounge, a surveillance room/lab, a garage, and even a helipad! Students will also decorate and make all the furniture for their superhero headquarters.
5 sessions: 2/27–3/27
Tuition: member $160, non-member $170
Materials fee: $42

KID WORKSHOPS

3807 NEW! Clay Snowmen (ages 6–11)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Join us in this exciting new workshop where we will create snowmen out of clay! On day one, students will create their clay snowmen. On day two, students will glaze their creations and prepare for them to be fired. All work will be available for pick up about a week after the completion of the workshop.
Sunday, 1/24, 10–11:30 AM & Sunday, 1/31, 10 –11 AM
Tuition fee: $65, Materials fee: $25

3808 NEW! Cool Clay Robots (ages 6–11)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Join us in this exciting new workshop where we will create our own cool robots out of clay! On day one, students will create their clay robots. On day two, students will glaze their creations and prepare for them to be fired. All work will be available for pick up about a week after the completion of the workshop.
Sunday, 2/21, 10–11:30 AM & Sunday, 2/28, 10 –11 AM
Tuition fee: $65, Materials fee: $25

3899 NEW! Ceramic Birdhouses (ages 8–12)
Instructor: Shelley Rosen Howard
Explore different styles and shapes of birdhouses, from geometric forms to circular and cylindrical. On the first day, students will learn basic slab construction, patching, and texturing techniques to hand build their own unique birdhouse. On the second day students will paint their creations with colorful glazes. Be sure to wear clothes that can get dirty! Students will be contacted once their finished pieces are fired and ready to be picked up.
Fridays, 3/5 & 3/12, 4–6 PM
Tuition fee: $85, Materials fee: $22

3815 NEW! Create Your Own 3D Woodland Fantasy House (ages 6–11)
Instructor: Vanessa Lopez
Create your own whimsical model of a fantasy woodland house. Transform a wooden birdhouse into a home fit for a fairy complete with glitter pathways and jeweled gardens.
Sunday, 3/7, 10 AM–12 PM
Tuition fee: $60, Materials fee: $15

3869 NEW! Play in Clay: Big Mouth Frog Pots (ages 6–9)
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Create a fun and functional big mouth frog pot in this fun workshop! On the first day you will learn how to form pinch pots to create a fabulous frog-inspired sculpture. On the second day you will learn how to decorate your frog with colorful glazes. Be sure to wear clothes that can get dirty! Students will be contacted once their finished pieces are fired and ready to be picked up.
Fridays, 3/19 & 3/26, 4–5:30 PM
Tuition fee: $70, Materials fee: $20

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