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Saturday Family Drop-In 9/22 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 22, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 9/29 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 29, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 10/6 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 6, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 10/13 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 13, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 

Creating Together! (3-5 yrs + adult)
Lisa Hart
Mondays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Oct 15 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $139.00 | Non-Member: $167.00

Join us for book-inspired, creative, hands-on art making in a nurturing environment. Open to little ones and their caregivers. We will begin each class promptly with reading and discussing a timeless picture book and then jump into an activity inspired by the story or illustrations. The focus is on individual choice and using our imaginations! Experiment with paint, papier-mâché, Model Magic, found art materials, recyclables and more...

Saturday Family Drop-In 10/20 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 20, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 10/27 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 27, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 11/3 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nov 3, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 11/10 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nov 10, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 11/17 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nov 17, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 12/1 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dec 1, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Saturday Family Drop-In 12/8 (3-10yrs + adult)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

These classes are geared for small children to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center's facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. All projects are designed to appeal to a large age range and parents are encouraged to create alongside their children.
 
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Clay Time Together (4-7 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $217.50 | Non-Member: $260.00

Come celebrate fall with some amazing clay creations. We will create memories making leaf print platters, coil vessels and more. Basic hand building techniques will be taught. No clay experience necessary.
 
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If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring, these 6-8 week classes include an introduction t...

Sunday Scribblers Morning (ages 4-7 yrs)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Let's nurture our creativity and introduce basic elements of art, such as line, shape, color, and texture through exciting projects and experimentation with a variety of materials. From works of art on paper, to clay, printmaking, painting, and more - this class is a little artist's delight!    
 
Core Takeaways:    
•  Your little artist will explore fin...

Sunday Scribblers Afternoon (ages 4-7)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Sunday Scribblers focuses on experimenting with various mediums, tools, and techniques, while challenging creativity and visual learning. Each week students will create compositions that focus on specific themes (for example, color, shape, and line). Projects and activities will be reinforced through tie-ins to related literature.    
 
Core Takeaways:   
*  Students will...

Mud Pies (4-6 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $198.00 | Non-Member: $236.75

It's time to play! Come explore the world of clay. We will learn basic hand building techniques, such as pinch pots, slabs and coils to create fall themed projects. From leaf prints to coil pots, we will create together.
 
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If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it's at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring, these 6-8 week classes i...

Paper Doll and Puppet Making Workshop (5-7 yrs)
Yona Yurwit
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Oct 6 - Oct 20, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $92.75 | Non-Member: $111.25

Learn to turn drawings into movable puppets! In this three week class, we will explore four different paper doll-making styles: dress-up dolls with outfits, dolls with moving joints, and collage and mixed media variations. Each student will end with at least 3 finished paper dolls to keep. There will be step-by-step directions so students at any level can succeed.
 
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Clay Explorers (6-8 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Discover, learn, explore in this ceramics class for young ones. Projects will be based on developing students' clay skills. We will have fun creating animals from pinch pots, vessels using slabs, and creations using coils. Student pieces will be painted and glazed to complete their vision.
 
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Drawing Superheroes, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (6-11 yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $175.00 | Non-Member: $208.00

This course will be a fun opportunity for kids to draw characters from superhero, fantasy, and science-fiction. Every week will have a new character to draw. Students will leave each class with a new, finished color drawing. The class will follow a step-by-step format, so students with little or no drawing experience can learn just as much as advanced students. Students will also learn about color theory and composition.
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Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (ages 6-12)
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Accessible Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for children 6-12 years of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized. Arts language as well as basic techniques will be introduced. Volunteers from the community help to give each student one on one attention in a caring nurturing environment.

Fantastical Creations (7-9 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

In this class children will explore the endless possibilities working with clay! While creating idea projects based on mystical creatures, decorative functional forms and sculptural figures, children will learn the basics of hand building using coil, pinch and slab building techniques. 
        
Core Takeaways:
• Basic clay sculpture skills        &nbs...

Painting and Drawing (7-9 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class provides the knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills.
 

Art Around The World (7-10 yrs)
Paige Cherrington
Sundays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Different people and cultures with various traditions and values contribute to the world today. Our differences are what make the world so unique. Art is one source of communication that is practiced by most people, in many ways, across the globe. This eight week course is designed to explore various countries and their contributions to art throughout time. Students will examine valuable artistic techniques, mixed media, art history, and geo...

Handbuilding 101 (7-10 yrs)
Andrew DiDonato
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $236.75 | Non-Member: $283.00

In this class, we will explore clay through beginner-level handbuilding projects. We will develop skills through coil-building and slab-building. The students will come away with pots, sculptures, a broad foundation in handbuilding with clay, and an enthusiasm for making.
 
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Soft Pastel Painting (7-12 years)
Sophia Hajdak
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Oct 2 - Nov 20, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

Who doesn't love drawing with chalk on the sidewalk on a beautifully sunny day? Well, in this class students will have the opportunity to bring their love of chalk indoors as we explore and discover artists' soft pastels. Students will start out learning the basics of color and application techniques, and finish the class with a beautifully executed pastel painting!
 
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Drawing & Ceramics: Turning 2-D Designs into 3-D Creations (8-10 yrs)
Sharon Bartmann
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Let's bring your drawings to life. If you have ever wondered how to turn that idea into a 3-dimensional sculpture, now is your chance. Sculpture and hand building techniques will be taught in a fun and social environment. From animal sculptures to coil creations... let's bring to life together.
 
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Cartooning & Fantasy Illustration (8-12 yrs)Registration Closed
Tony Squadroni
Sundays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sep 23 - Dec 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This is an introduction to cartooning and character studies, while learning the basic drawing skills of both cartooning and fantasy illustration.    
 
Core Takeaways:   
1) Introduction to basics of cartooning    
2) Character development    
3) Perspective    
4) Proportion of characters  &...

Cartooning (8-12 yrs)Registration Closed
Tony Squadroni
Tuesdays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $236.75 | Non-Member: $283.00

A class designed for the young student to become acquainted with the basics of sound drawing as applied to the art of cartooning.
 
Young Classics 
If your young artist is ready to flex their creative muscles, the Young Classics are where it?s at! Offered in the fall, winter, and spring, these 6-8 week classes include an introduction to materials, artistic concepts, and techniques, and teach specific skill...

Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels (8-12 yrs)
Asher Humm
Sundays 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Oct 7 - Nov 11, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $144.00 | Non-Member: $172.00

In Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels, I teach children and pre-teens how to come up with a story idea and put it down into comic book form. During the process, they will learn the different jobs in the comic industry, how to better draw people and places, how to better tell a comic story through the editing process and how to work with others in groups. We start off with warm up projects and discussions and then continue to work with o...

Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (ages 10-12)
Marea Palmer-Loh
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

In this class, students are introduced to the history of the potter's wheel and focus on their wheel-throwing skills. Students learn the basic knowledge of clay, throwing methods, and techniques applied in basic forms for this session. Beginners or advanced students are welcome and instructions are individually tailored to each student. Students are encouraged to create their own artistic works with clay.
 
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Painting & Drawing: Paper to Canvas (10-13 yrs)
Yona Yurwit
Mondays 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class provides the knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills. 
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Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing (10-13 yrs)
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

Work on the potters' wheel for the first time or strengthen your skills and ceramic knowledge. Learn centering and pulling to make simple forms such as cups, bowls, and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently under the close guidance of the instructor. Create work that is both beautiful and functional in th...

Pre-Teen Drawing and Painting (10-13 yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 1, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class provides the knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills.
 

Comics & Manga: Learning from the Masters (12+ yrs)
Ted Woods
Thursdays 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class will focus on different comics, manga, or animation artists. We will look at each artist's work and analyze their techniques and style, learning different lessons each week. After a brief lesson on the artists, students will receive in-class assignments incorporating concepts covered, afterwards receiving feedback from other students and the instructor. Students will learn from contemporary artists, as well as historical cre...

Creative Classes for Children with Special Needs (ages 13+)Full, Waitlist Available
Jessica Curtaz
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Mixed Media | Level: Children
Program Type: Accessible Art
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

This class is geared for children 13+ years of age with special needs. Art work will be made using a variety of mediums, including clay, printmaking, paint, and collage. Creativity is emphasized through open ended projects that are designed for a wide range of abilities. Basic and intermediate techniques will be introduced. Volunteers from the community help to give each student one on one attention in a caring nurturing environment.
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Found Object Jewelry for Teens (13+ yrs)Registration Closed
Ashley Ernest
Wednesdays 4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Oct 3 - Nov 14, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $167.25 | Non-Member: $200.00

Teens will explore the art of jewelry making with founds objects, beads, and fabric. I will introduce the flex shaft to teens while they explore design concepts: color, shape, and texture, within their found objects. Teens will be introduced to basic findings, such as; jump rings, chains, and clasps. This class is meant to be creative, fun, and exploratory. Your teens will go home with an assortment of jewelry.
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Rockin' the Bezel for Teens! (13+ yrs)
Ashley Ernest
Saturdays 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Oct 6 - Nov 17, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $190.50 | Non-Member: $227.50

Rockin' the Bezel for Teens (13+) is a class devoted to stone setting. Your kids will learn basic metal smithing skills, such as sawing, filing, and soldering, that will translate into beautiful bezel set rings. Teens will go home with a cabochon bezel set ring!
 
Student Supply List: 
Drawing supplies, paper & pencils
 
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Portfolio Preparation Master Class & Portfolio Review for High School Students
Studio Monitor
Sundays 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Oct 7, 2018
Medium: Artistic Development | Level: Children
Program Type: Special Treats
Member: $0.00 | Non-Member: $0.00

Join award-winning professors from Drexel's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at the Main Line Art Center to learn how to create a stellar portfolio for admission into art and design schools.  A great portfolio requires careful editing and curation.  Professors from the Department of Design will walk you through the process of constructing and presenting a portfolio that shows your commitment and readiness to enter ...

Teen Drawing and Painting (14+ yrs)Registration Closed
Yona Yurwit
Mondays 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class explores the foundations more deeply with an emphasis on the elements of art: line, shape, form, value, color, space, texture. Develop skills with different drawing and painting techniques as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. We'll cover topics from still life and figure-drawing to mixed media and abstract painting. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills...

Teen Wheel Throwing (14-16 yrs)Registration Closed
Marsiella Catanoso
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class is for returning students wanting to advance their technical skills and gain mastery of the potter's wheel. Learn to center larger amounts of clay and throw in sections to create more complex forms such as bowls, teapots, and vases. Finish your work by trimming feet, carving, attaching handles, and glazing. More advanced students will be encouraged to create their own projects and work independently under the close guidance ...

Teen Painting and Drawing (14+ yrs)
Karla Pankratz
Saturdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Children
Program Type: Young Classics
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $311.00

This class provides knowledge and skills that every young artist needs to build a strong foundation for the future, all cleverly wrapped up in fun and engaging projects! Develop skills by trying different approaches to looking and the processes of drawing and painting as you explore materials, realism, and your imagination. Projects change each session so that returning students can continue to build their skills. Students will learn to draw...