Elementary School Age Art Classes

Visual Arts Classes at a Glance

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Elementary School Age Classes

Creative Painting & Drawing I (ages 6-9) Choose one session.
From pencil drawings to acrylic paintings to exploring still life to create art, this class offers the opportunity to skill build in a fun, supportive studio environment.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1711 Monday - September 11-December 11, 2017 4:30-5:30 pm 14 wks Wolf Room 155 $161
VAF1712 Thursday - August 31, 2017-January 18, 2018 4:30-5:30 pm 18 wks Merchant Room 155 $207
VAF1713 Saturday - September 2-December 16, 2017 9:00-10:00 am 15 wks Mercer Room 155 $173



Ceramics - Hands-On Clay I (ages 6-9) Choose one session.
Student Imagination is encouraged through learning three methods of hand-building in clay. Master the art of slab, coil and pinch pot building. Fall session projects may include animals, coil pots, wind chimes and piggy banks. Clay fee is included in tuition.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1714 Monday - August 28, 2017-January 15, 2018 4:30-5:30 pm 18 wks Stiver-Lang Room 154 $216
VAF1715 Thursday - August 31, 2017-January 18, 2018 3:30-4:30 pm 18 wks Stiver-Lang Room 154 $216
VAF1716 Saturday - October 14-November 18, 2017 10:00-11:00 am 6 wks Hoose Room 154 $72



Drawing I (ages 6-9)
Let's draw! During this class we'll draw from still life and photographs. Many mediums will be used including charcoal and pastels as we focus on acquiring new techniques from sketching to shading.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1717 Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm 18 wks Sexstella Room 155 $207



Holiday Ceramics & Art Studio 2 (ages 6-10)
Ceramics AND multi-medium arts especially designed to create holiday gifts and decorations! Short term session to accommodate the busy schedules of the season! Each student will make THREE holiday gift giving items (creations vary by age but examples include ornaments, holiday tree, woven baskets.) All supplies included. Save the shopping for your kids and have them CREATE instead!

4-week session: Wednesdays, November 1-22, 2017
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1718 Wednesday 4:30-5:30 pm 4 wks Stiver-Lang Room 154 $48



Comic Book Creation (ages 9-12) Choose one session.
Create your own comic book through illustration and storytelling. Students learn the fundamentals of facial expressions, animation of the figure, line techniques and techniques for illustrating humorous situations. Over the course of the session, students create their own comic books to keep! The last session of class concludes with a reading of each comic book with classmates and some sweet treats!
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1719 Monday - August 28, 2017-January 15, 2018 6:00-7:00 pm 18 wks Patterson Room 155 $207
VAF1720 Saturday - September 2-December 16, 2017 11:00 am-Noon 15 wks Mercer Room 155 $173



Creative Painting & Drawing II (ages 9-12)
Explore still life and create pencil drawings and acrylic paintings. This class offers the opportunity to skill build in a fun, supportive studio environment.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1721 Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm 18 wks Merchant Room 155 $207



Anime & Manga! (ages 9-13)
Explore the character and stylistic features that create the unique art of Japanese Anime and Manga! Students practice colored pencil and watercolor techniques to create images of their favorite characters or one-of-a-kind characters of their own!
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1722 Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm 18 wks Mercer Room 155 $207



Drawing II (ages 9-13)
Does your child love to draw? This class is perfect for the young student eager to advance their basic drawing skills. Students work from still life and photographs. They learn how to plan, position, proportion and practice line and shading techniques. Students experiment with multiple media such as pencil, charcoal and more.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1723 Tuesday 6:45-7:45 pm 18 wks Sexstella Room 155 $207



The Art of Zentangle (ages 10-16 and adults & teens ages 16 years and up) Choose one session.
Explore the art of Zentangle! Designed for novice tanglers (but experienced tanglers are most welcome!). Come create awesome art through this creative process. Zentangle, sometimes referred to as doodling, is used for fun, art, relaxation, meditation, etc. Absolutely NO experience or artistic talent necessary! If you can hold a pen, you can tangle!

5-week sessions: Tuesdays, November 7-December 12, 2017 (No class Tuesday, November 21)
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1724 Ages 10-16 - Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm 5 wks Fink Room 154 $69
VAF1725 Adults & teens ages 16 years and up - Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 pm 5 wks Fink Room 154 $69



Holiday Ceramics & Art Studio 3 (ages 10-14)
Ceramics AND multi-medium arts especially designed to create holiday gifts and decorations! Short term session to accommodate the busy schedules of the season! Each student will make THREE holiday gift giving items (creations vary by age but examples include ornaments, holiday tree, woven baskets.) All supplies included. Save the shopping for your kids and have them CREATE instead!

4-week session: Wednesdays, November 1-22, 2017
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1726 Wednesday 6:30-7:30 pm 4 wks Stiver-Lang Room 154 $48



Ceramics - Hands-On Clay II/Potter's Wheel (ages 10-16)Choose one session.
In this popular class, students explore functional and sculptural forms using basic hand-building techniques plus take a spin on the pottery wheel. Emphasis is placed on creativity. Students produced a multitude of creative projects including bowls, cups and lidded pots! Clay fee is included in tuition.
Students Student Name(s) Class Day of Wk Time Length Teacher Room Price
VAF1727 Monday, August 28, 2017-January 15, 2018 5:30-6:30 pm 18 wks Stiver-Lang Room 154 $216
VAF1728 Saturday, October 14-November 18, 2017 11:00 am-Noon 6 wks Hoose Room 154 $72