Fall Children's Classes Ages 8-12

 

Student work by Claire, age 12CLAYWORKS

Tuesdays (12 wks), Sept 26-Dec 12*

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Moon Rodriguez-Decker

Class Fee: $325, Materials: $50

*Tuesday class has been postponed one week from the original start/end dates. New dates reflected above.

 

Thursdays (11 wks), Sept 28-Dec 14 (No class Nov 25)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Faith Connor

Class Fee: $300, Materials: $45

 

Saturdays (10 wks), Sept 23-Dec 16 (No class Oct 28, Nov 18, Nov 25)

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

Class Fee: $275, Materials: $40

 

Explore the versatility of clay! Students will learn basic handbuilding techniques including pinching, coil building and slab work, while creating small sculptures and functional pieces for use. Along with clay construction, introductory wheelthrowing and methods of glazing and surface decoration will be introduced.

 

 

DRAW LIKE A PRO

Tuesdays (12 wks), Sept 19-Dec 5

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

Class Fee: $325, 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 (12 wks), Sept 27-Dec 20* (No class Nov 22)

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

Class Fee: $325, Materials: $45

 *This class has been postponed one week from its original start/end dates. New dates reflected above.

 

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!

 

 

MIXED MEDIA ILLUSTRATION

Thursdays (11 wks), Sept 28-Dec 14 (No class Nov 23)

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

Class Fee: $300, Materials: $45

 

How can you create your own story using pictures and words in old books and magazines? We will explore collage by creating books, paintings, sculptures and more! In this class we will use a variety of mediums, familiar and unfamiliar, to create unique works of art.

 

 

CHARACTERS AND COMICS*

Fridays Session A (6 wks), Sept 22-Nov 3 (No class Oct 27)

Class Fee: $170, Materials: $25

Fridays Session B (3 wks), Dec 1-Dec 15

Class Fee: $90, Materials: $15

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 6 weeks and B session meets 3 weeks.

 

 

*12 year olds may register for Jewelry and Metals.

*Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade can register for our Brookline Teen Center classes!