Winter Children's Classes Ages 8-12

 

FORM AND SCULPTURE

Mondays (8 wks), Jan 22-Mar 19 (No class Feb 19)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $260, 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), Jan 23-Mar 20 (No class Feb 20)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Thursdays (8 wks), Jan 25-Mar 22 (No class Feb 22)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Meagan Hepp

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Saturdays (7 wks), Jan 27-Mar 24 (No class Feb 17 & Mar 10)

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

Class Fee: $225, 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), Jan 23-Mar 20 (No class Feb 20)

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), Jan 24-Mar 21 (No class Feb 21)

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), Jan 25-Mar 22 (No class Feb 22)

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

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $30

 

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 (7 wks), Jan 26-Mar 23 (No class Feb 23 & Mar 9)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Nicole Gsell

Class Fee: $235, 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!