KiDs & TEENS ART PROGRAMS 2016 - 2017

Students from Grade 1 to Grade 12, can explore a set of materials, a theme, or an area of study in depth. Class sizes are strictly limited so that students can get the most out of each course, and receive adequate attention from our instructors. Our classes evolve to meet the needs and interests of the students. New students explore new mediums while returning students build upon skills they have developed with our instructors in previous sessions. Scroll to view: Kids & Teens Sat Morning Workshops and Teens After School Program.


FALL 2016 - SATURDAY MORNING KIDS (8 WKS)

DISCOVERING NEW MEDIA (KIDS - Grades 1 - 5)
Oct 1, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016
Saturday Mornings - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Fee: $199.00 (8 weeks)
Children are encouraged to explore their creativity in a time range suitable to their attention span, leaving them with a sense of accomplishment and excitement about their own unique abilities. Setting up a child for future interaction in the art world at an early age builds self esteem and enables each to find something special within themselves.* Kids must be attending 1st grade to qualify.  Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm.

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FALL 2016 - SATURDAY MORNING TEENS (8 WKS)

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ADVANCED PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES (TEENS - Grades 6 - 12)
Oct 1, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016
Saturday Mornings - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Fee: $199.00 (8 weeks)
Teen Classes include: advanced techniques and foundation skills in color theory, eye & hand coordination working with 3D models, photographic quality duplication skills, and application differences between various paint mediums. Mediums can be graphite, charcoal, pastel, oil pastels, oil, water color, acrylic, mixed media, ceramics or sculpture. Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm.

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WINTER-SPRING 2017 - TEENS AFTER-SCHOOL

MONDAYS

PERFORMING ARTS (Ages 6 - 18)
[Special 10 WK Program]
Instructor: Lluana Jones
Mondays 4 pm - 6:30 pm
Fee: $160.00
Dates: Oct 3, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016
(Sun., Dec 18 - Student Performance)
*Class enrollment limited to 12
The program gives children an opportunity to explore a variety of performing arts including but not limited to acting, vocals, movement, mime, public speaking, set & costume design, and creative writing. Children will be encouraged to develop both individual talents, and teamwork giving them an opportunity to expand their horizons to see avenues they might not have otherwise experience. It is the goal of this program to give youths a fun and enjoyable avenue to direct their energy using performing arts as a way to generate positive attention. Students can choose to perform on stage, work behind the scenes, or both. Fall class will end with a demonstration from students to their families. Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4pm.

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TUESDAYS

ACRYLIC FOR PORTFOLIO (Grades 9 - 12)
Instructor: Maria Mijares
Tuesdays 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fee: $199.00 / per 8 week session
Dates: Jan 31, 2016 - March 21, 2016
In this 'portfolio development' workshop, students will take their creative ideas, map them loosely out on canvas, utilizing light / dark values for guiding lines, while employing composition skills. Working with a color palette, students will learn to mix with various mediums, and develop confidence by practicing loose 'contemporary style' to tight 'traditional style' rendering techniques.  Bring protective clothes. * Please estimate $50.00 for supplies to be purchased at school store on first day, or bring:  (1) 16 x 20 canvas and 1 set of acrylic basic paints, 2 round and 2 flat brushes of different sizes. Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4pm.

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THURSDAYS

 

DRAWING FOR PORTFOLIO (Grades 9 - 12)
Instructor: Stephen A. Yavorski
Thursdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fee: $199.00 / per 8 week session
Dates: Feb 2. 2017 - March 23, 2016

A 'portfolio development' workshop focusing on quick study foundation skills, which lead to a polished and complete drawing suitable for college prep interviews or to place into a commercial art collection. Drawing is the foundation of painting and by practicing basic skills in professional drawing, students will learn how to quickly produce eye catching renderings. *This class prepares for 'Painting for Portfolio' workshops. No experience needed. * Please estimate $50.00 for supplies to be purchased at school store on first day or bring: (1) 11 x 14 sketch pad and a mixed set of charcoal pencils (including 1 white charcoal) and eraser. Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4pm.

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OIL PAINTING FOR PORTFOLIO (Grades 9 - 12)
Instructor: Stephen A. Yavorski
Thursdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fee: $199.00 / 8 week session
Dates:  March 30, 2016 - May 25, 2016

This 'portfolio development' workshop focuses on painting application skills, color mixing, brush techniques and will lead to a completed works, suitable for college prep portfolio presentations. It is highly advised that students take a preliminary 'Drawing for Portfolio' Workshop, however, no experience is needed to start. * Please estimate $50.00 for supplies to be purchased at school store on first day, or bring:  (1 ) 16 x 20 canvas and 1 set of water-mixable oil paints, 2 round and 2 flat brushes of different sizes. Pre-Registration required: online via PayPal button or download application form and mail-in or drop off Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4pm. 

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SUMMER 2017 ART CAMP FOR KIDS AND TEENS

(A Choice of Weeks or Choose Both)

SUMMER ART CAMP 2017 - TEENS
Exploring the Visual Arts (Grades 6 - 12)
July 10 - 14 and/or July 17 - 21, 2017
Monday – Friday 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Fee: TBA

These one week workshops are made up of five separate four hour units of different mediums taught by different teachers. Using a hands-on approach, each unit will give the student an opportunity to explore a different means of visual expression through projects that promote creativity and develop artistic skills. Each unit will be taught by professional and actively working Artists/Teachers and may include drawing, painting with pastels, figurative and portrait drawing, digital art, watercolor, acrylic and ceramics, etc. *Lunch Break 11:30 am -12:00 pm. Please bring bag lunch.

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SUMMER ART CAMP 2017 - KIDS
Discovering New Media (Grades 1 - 5)
July 10 - 14 and/or July 17 - 21, 2017
Monday - Friday - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Fee: TBA

This workshop provides an opportunity to have fun while discovering new ways of visual expression. Projects may include paper crafts, drawing from nature, clay sculpture, collage, painting, art history and cultural exploration. Basic elements and principles of design are covered for an early art education foundation. Bring light snack and drink.

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