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Classes for Kids & Teens (under 18)

Classes for Teens & Adults

Workshops

Registration opens November 15.


Little Rembrandt with Michele Stone

Your kindergarten through 3rd grader will have fun as they create original pieces of art while learning about different mediums and techniques. Kids will use their imagination as they explore colors, textures and genres and expand their knowledge about visual art. Continuous enrollment in this class throughout the year will allow your child(ren) to continue developing their artistic abilities. Soon, you will have plenty beautiful pieces to display in your home!

Ages: 5-7

Required Materials: n/a

Materials Fee: $20 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

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Jr. Artist with Michele Stone

This class is for 8 to 12-year old students. Using a variety of mediums and techniques, students will learn about color, textures, genres and visual art.

Ages: 8-12

Required Supplies: n/a

Materials Fee: $20 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

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Drawing Basics & More with Michele Stone

This is a drawing class for 8 to 12-year old students. Basic techniques of drawing, shading and value will lead into color, perspective and individual skill development. 

Ages: 8-12

Required Supplies: Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketching & Drawing Set (item 10125028) / Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketch Pad (item 10128145) / Artist Loft Fundamentals Colored Pencils (item 10124971) / masking tape / tracing paper / pencil case

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

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Teen/Tween Jewelry Making with Michele Stone

This is a jewelry making class for 10 to 17-year old students. Teens and tweens will design and create earrings, a bracelet and necklace using a variety of materials and techniques.

Ages: 10+

Required List: 3 complimentary colors of Fimo or Sculptey clay / Tiger Wire beadalon® 7 strand bright bead stringing wire, 0.18″, 100 ft. (Michaels item #10352471) / matching findings (including crimp beads, jump rings and claps) starter kit by Bead Landing™ (Michaels item # 10268101) / miscellaneous beads to match or compliment the clay 

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $45 member / $55 non-member

WINTER I / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, January 30 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 6 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 13 • 5-6:30 pm

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Teen Mixed Media with Michele Stone

Teens will incorporate drawing, painting, layering of materials and various objects to create unique works of art. 

Ages: 13-17

Supplies List: Two canvas between 9″x12″ and 16″x20″ (nothing smaller than 9″x12″) 

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $45 member / $55 non-member

WINTER I / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, January 9 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, January 16 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, January 23 • 5-6:30 pm

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Creative Journaling & Mixed Media with Michele Stone

This teen class will combine journaling and artistic elements. Students will learn to apply a variety of materials to create their own artistic journal. 

Ages: 13-17

Supplies List: A 9″x12″ spiral-bound sketch book.

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $45 member / $55 non-member

FALL II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, November 28 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 5 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12 • 5-6:30 pm

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WINTER II

  • Tuesday, February 27 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 6 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 13 • 5-6:30 pm

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Teen Intro to Watercolor with Michele Stone

This is an introductory watercolor class for teens. The focus will be on watercolor application, layering techniques, and developing skills. 

Ages: 13-17

Supplies List: watercolor brushes (#4 fan brush, #4 and #6 round brushes, #4, #6 and #8 flat brushes) / Reeves or Artist Loft liquid watercolor set / Canson or Strathmore watercolor paper (140lb) / 1 roll of paper towels / 1 roll of toilet paper / watercolor paint palette / watercolor tape / spray bottle / container for water / piece of cardboard, matteboard or foam core (24″x24″)

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $45 member / $55 non-member

WINTER II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, March 20 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 27 • 5-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 3 • 5-6:30 pm

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Jewelry & Wire Wrapping for Teens & Adults with Michele Stone

This is a jewelry class for adults focusing on wire wrapping with semi-precious stones. Students will design and create a bracelet or a necklace.

Ages: 13+

Supplies List: Bead Gallery® Pendant Kit (item 10475301) – color of your choice, or equivalent pendant and bead kit / Starter Kit by Bead Landing™ (item 10268101) / thin to medium 60″ long curb chain – color of your choice / all items can be found at Michaels / if you prefer other stones, please feel free to purchase them instead. Instructor will provide tools and bead board to create the jewelry. 

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $45 member / $55 non-member

WINTER II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Thursday, March 22 • 6-8 pm
  • Thursday, March 29 • 6-8 pm
  • Thursday, April 5 • 6-8 pm

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Creative Furniture Finishing with Theresa Beck

In this class, beginning to intermediate students will learn how to apply creative paint treatments to old furniture. The class will also review products and techniques for removing old furniture finish and applying new treatments.

Ages: 13+

Required Supplies: rags / clean 1-gallon bucket / containers with lids (2 oz  to 32 oz for custom paint mixing) / recycled small trays (ex. fruit trays from the grocery store; nothing that stored meat) / apron or clothes that can be permanently soiled / old paint / old brushes / small rollers  

Materials Fee: $25 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $100 member / $115 non-member

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Intro to Watercolor with Michele Stone

This is an introductory watercolor class for adults. The focus will be on watercolor application, layering techniques, and developing skills. 

Ages: 18+

Required Supplies: watercolor brushes (#4 fan brush, #4 and #6 round brushes, #4, #6 and #8 flat brushes) / Reeves or Artist Loft liquid watercolor set / Canson or Strathmore watercolor paper (140lb) / 1 roll of paper towels / 1 roll of toilet paper / watercolor paint palette / watercolor tape / spray bottle / container for water / piece of cardboard, matteboard or foam core (24″x24″)

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $100 member / $115 non-member

WINTER I

*NOTE: There will be class on January 15. A make-up will be given on February 19.

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Creative Painting with Margret Thomas

This is an adult class for all levels. The focus of this class is building a good painting foundation with composition, drawing, value, color mixing and theory. Students will improve their skills with instructor guidance and demonstrations.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: basic color in oil or acrylic / long handle brushes in different sizes, large flats and medium filberts / odorless solvents for oil / paint palette / small sketch pad / 2b and4b pencils / eraser / canvas or panel / several subject photos and drawing materials for reference 

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $100 member / $115 non-member 

WINTER I

  • Wednesday, 9:30 – 11:30 am / REGISTER

WINTER II

  • Wednesday, 9:30 – 11:30 am / REGISTER

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Drawing Skills with Margret Thomas

In this class, students with beginner to intermediate experience will learn to see, measure and properly draw any subject. Students will learn the basics of figure and portrait drawing, animals and still life from photos, and practice some live drawing skills.

Ages: 15+

Required Supplies: medium sketch pad / 2b, 4b and 6b pencils / kneaded eraser / photo reference

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $100 member / $115 general admission

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Painting with Oil & Pastels with Gainor Roberts

This is a multi-level adult painting class. The focus will be on paint application, composition, design, color and values based on methods of French Impressionists.  Students will be given a booklet called “The Six Stages of Painting; How to Think Like an Impressionist Painter” written by the instructor which is a guide to the six stages of building a canvas.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: assorted brushes / oil paints or pastels / stretched canvas in various sizes or pastel papers / odorless solvent for oil paint / visit www.classesbygainor.com for more info

Materials Fee: n/a

Tuition: $120 member / $140 non-member

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Sampling the Media with Gainor Roberts

This is an adult class that will introduce students to oil paint, acrylics, watercolors and pastels with hands-on applications of each medium. All materials are provided for a $30 fee. 

Ages: 18+

Required Supplies: n/a

Materials Fee: $30 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $120 member / $140 non-member

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