Classes for Children and Young Adults

Supplies are included in children’s and young adult classes.

FUN WITH FOUNTAINS

Parent & Child (Grades 1-4)

Saturdays, 10:00-11:15 am

September 30, October 7, 14, 21 (4 classes)

 

Parents and children work together to make a wonderful tabletop fountain from clay and mixed media.  We’ll create and embellish our creations, utilizing plants, stones, marbles or other items of choice.  Brenda Vertz

Class fee: $55

 

ARTFUL AUTUMN CERAMICS – 1

Grades 1-3

Mondays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 2, 9, 16, 23 (4 classes)

 

Students explore clay, making fun containers with an autumn twist.   Pinch pot pumpkins and leaf-embossed dishes are the subjects.  Clay projects will be glazed and kiln-fired just in time for Halloween. Trisha Benbo

Class fee:  $35

 

ARTFUL AUTUMN CERAMICS – 2

Grades 4-6

Mondays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 2, 9, 16, 23 (4 classes)

 

Students explore clay, making fun containers with an autumn twist.   Pinch pot pumpkins and leaf-embossed dishes are the subjects.  Clay projects will be glazed and kiln-fired just in time for Halloween. Trisha Benbo

Class fee:  $35

 

FIRST PHOTOS

Grades 1-3

Tuesdays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 3, 10 (2 classes)

 

Students explore photography: composition, lighting, subject matter, cropping, matting, etc.  Each student will be given a disposable camera and will experiment with framing images in order to get the best picture.  At the end of this course, each student will have a wonderful portfolio of unique works of art and a new way of viewing the world – through the lens of a camera!  TBA

Class fee:  $25

 

HAUNTED HOUSES

Grades 4-6

Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 4, 11, 18, 25 (4 classes)

 

Students build 3-D houses with mixed media, adding a variety of Halloween subject matter.  Black cats, skeletons, witches, pumpkins and ghosts are made from a variety of materials and added to these unique sculptures!  Students will finish just in time for Halloween.  Trisha “Boo” Benbo

Class fee:  $35

 

OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING

Grades 4-7

Thursdays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 5, 12, 19, 26 (4 classes)

 

The essence of realistic art is observation.  We will explore measuring techniques and various drawing materials to give pictures the illusion of depth and mass.  It is recommended that students take an observational drawing class each year to further develop skills.  TBA

Class fee:  $30

 

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Grades 2-4

Mondays, 4:15-5:30 pm

October 30, November 6, 13 (3 classes)

 

Students sculpt birds from clay, adding colorful glazes to make a beautiful arrangement for the home or garden.  We’ll study shape, color and texture in this sculpture class.  TBA

Class fee:  $25

 

HOLIDAY SCULPTURE

Grades 4-7

Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30 pm

November 1, 8, 15 (3 classes)

 

Students make plaster craft sculptures, then paint and detail them.  Snowman or Santa – you decide on the holiday subject.  Your holiday display will have that personal touch with a sculpture made by hand.  Trisha Benbo

Class fee:  $30

 

HOLIDAY SCULPTURE FOR THE FAMILY

Family: parent and child (Grades 1 and up)

Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30 pm

November 1, 8, 15 (3 classes)

 

Students and parents make plaster craft sculptures, then paint and detail them.  Snowman or Santa – you decide on the holiday subject.  Share the spirit of the season; make fun holiday sculpture with your family!  Trisha Benbo

Class fee:  $35

 

TIME FOR ART

Grades 1-3

Thursdays, 4:15-5:15 pm

November 2, 9, 16 (3 classes)

 

Students explore a variety of sculpture materials and painting media.  Students make an art clock, integrating seasonal themes into their functional art.  TBA

Class fee:  $20