Spring Children's Classes Ages 8-12

 

FORM AND SCULPTURE

Mondays (7 wks), April 2-May 21 (No class April 16)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $230, Materials: $35

 

Create unique three-dimensional works of art in this introduction to form class! Using a variety of materials, including metal wire, plaster, recycled bottles, cardboard and clay, students will learn basic techniques that will result in one-of-a-kind creations. Explore the possibilities of form and sculpture through techniques such as base building, relief carving, and casting.

 

 

CLAYWORKS

Tuesdays (8 wks), April 3-May 29 (No class April 17)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Thursdays (8 wks), April 5-May 31 (No class April 19)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Josh Query

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Saturdays (6 wks), April 7-June 9 (No class Apr 14, Apr 28, May 12 & May 26)

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

Class Fee: $200, Materials: $30

 

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 (8 wks), April 3-May 29 (No class April 17)

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

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $30

 

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 (8 wks), April 4-May 30 (No class April 18)

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

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $30

 

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 (8 wks), April 5-May 31 (No class April 19)

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

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $30

 

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!

 

 

CHARACTERS AND COMICS

Fridays (7 wks), April 6-June 8 (No class Apr 20, Apr 27 & May 11)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Nicole Gsell

Class Fee: $230, Materials: $25

 

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.

 

*12 year olds may register for Jewelry and Metals.

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