Children's Classes

Our comprehensive curriculum for children will both challenge and inspire young artists. Choose from among courses and workshops in a variety of mediums. Click the links below to learn more and register.

Meet the instructors.

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Courses

Studio Art for Kids: Drawing

This repeatable course is designed to cultivate young artists in a variety of skills, mediums, subjects, styles, and techniques over time. Each four week course has a specific focus and rotates mediums and compositions. FALL COURSE #1 FOCUS: Realistic drawing with charcoal and Conte sticks. Learn about proportion, shape, line, form, and shadow as you draw and render with these soft, blendable drawing tools used since the Middle Ages.

Studio Art for Kids: Painting And Color Theory

This repeatable course is designed to cultivate young artists in a variety of skills, mediums, subjects, styles, and techniques over time. Each four week course has a specific focus and rotates mediums and compositions. FALL COURSE #2 FOCUS: Painting and Color Theory. Learn to mix and match colors using acrylic and water based paints as you render colorful compositions.

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Cartooning for Young Artists

Develop your cartooning skills with a professional super hero cartoon artist! Start your journey in this repeatable, skill building class that will cover faces, anatomy, and rendering. You will also be guided in the creation of your own characters and story lines as you hone your drawing skills and discover your unique style.

Workshops

Paint Your Pet Workshop

Here’s a workshop to help you express your love for your pet or favorite animal! You will be guided through sketching your pet on a 9” x 12” canvas. With professional direction, you will paint the features and fur using acrylic paint. You’ll go home with a frameable painting of your beloved animal, made by you! Note: Students must bring a large, color photograph of their pet or favorite animal to the class. No phone images allowed.

Paint Your Pet Workshop - Santa's Helpers

Same as above - Add an optional holiday theme like Santa hats or antlers! 

Kids' Holiday Project Day

Get some shopping done while your kids get creative at our Holiday Kids' Craft Day! Each student will create unique, artsy gifts and ornaments along with creatively designed holiday cards.