Fall Children's Classes Ages 8-12

 

MAKERSPACE

Mondays (10 wks), Sept 24-Dec 10 (No class Oct 8 & Nov 12)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $325, Materials: $40

 

In this introductory three-dimensional class, students will use a variety of materials, including Papier Mache, clay, wire, nature and recycled materials to invent, design and build! Projects will range from literal adaptations to the mystical and magical, allowing students the chance to bring their own ideas to life in a guided studio class environment. If you can imagine it, you can make it!

 

 

CLAYWORKS: MONSTERS AND MYTHS

Tuesdays (11 wks), Sept 25-Dec 4

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $45

 
Ancient tales, dangerous dragons, serpentine sea monsters! In this hands-on pottery program students will be introduced to wheelthrowing and handbuilding fundamentals while discovering how mythical stories and tall tales have helped shape the ceramic arts for centuries. These stories will serve as inspiration to create beautiful artworks that are both fun and functional!

 

 

DRAW LIKE A PRO

Tuesdays (11 wks), Sept 25-Dec 4

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $40

 

Strengthen your drawing skills in this fun and challenging class. Through a series of weekly exercises and sketchbook practice, students will polish their ability to render the world around them. Children will explore different drawing materials and techniques including cartooning, drawing from observation, proportional drawing and more.

 

 
PAINT LIKE A PRO

Wednesdays (11 wks), Sept 26-Dec 12 (No class Nov 21)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $40

 
In this foundation class, students will learn to use their creative thinking skills and explore various painting materials and techniques. Students will work from still life, nature and their imaginations to develop their technical skills and gain visual awareness that will serve as a framework for future arts education. This is a great follow-up to Draw Like a Pro!

 

 

CLAYWORKS: OUT OF THIS WORLD

Thursdays (11 wks), Sept 27-Dec 13 (No class Nov 22)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Josh Query

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $45

 

One small step for man, one giant leap for your pottery skills! Shoot for the stars in this hands-on pottery program where students will be introduced to wheelthrowing and handbuilding fundamentals while using the mysteries of the planets, stars and other celestial beings as inspiration to create artworks both fun and functional!

 

 

NARRATIVE MIXED MEDIA

Thursdays (11 wks), Sept 27-Dec 13 (No class Nov 22)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

Class Fee: $355  , Materials: $40

 

Explore fun and innovative ways to expand on your illustrations! Projects will focus on visual storytelling through contemporary form while incorporating a variety of materials. Learn how to collage and paint, deconstruct and built up in this this studio-style class.

 

 

CHARACTERS AND COMICS*

Fridays Session A (4 wks), Oct 5-Nov 2 (No class Oct 26)

Class Fee: $135, Materials: $15

3:30-5:30pm | Teacher: Nicole Gsell

 

Fridays Session B (3 wks), Nov 30-Dec 14

Class Fee: $105 , Materials: $10

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Nicole Gsell

 

This class will focus on character development and storytelling. Over the session, we will experiment with different illustration techniques and design a cast of characters. Through drawing and writing exercises, we will develop our characters' personalities, backstories and create the world they live in.

 

*This class has an "A session" and "B session" due to special events this fall. Students can register for one or both, and they do not have to attend the "A session" in order to attend the "B session." A session meets 4 weeks and B session meets 3 weeks.

 

 

CLAYWORKS: NATURE BIG AND SMALL

Saturdays (8 wks), Oct 6-Dec 15 (No class Oct 27, Nov 17 & 24)

10:00am-12:00pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Bring the natural world to the studio in this hands-on pottery program. Students will be introduced to wheelthrowing and handbuilding fundamentals while exploring the shapes of nature from giant canyons to tiny leaves. Learn how the shapes of plants, animals and other organic forms can serve as inspiration to create beautiful artworks that are both fun and functional!

 

 

*12 year olds may register for Jewelry and Metals.