Children’s Classes

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We offer drawing, painting and sculpting classes that provide innovative visual-arts education to children who want to be creative in their free time. Professional artists lead our classes and provide clear hands-on instruction in a wide range of mediums and techniques. Young artists can expect to have their artistic sensibilities valued and encouraged in exciting ways.

Click here for registration or phone 360.738.8379.
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4 to 5 Years

I Can Draw and Paint

Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm

When children first begin to recognize their ABC’s it goes hand-in hand with learning to draw. Students are taught the proper use of art tools and materials: pencil, brush, watercolor, and chalk pastels. As they gain confidence they will apply this to projects inspired by subjects for younger students.

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5 to 6 Years

Exploring Drawing and Painting

Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm

Young students start with the step-by-step basics of drawing and painting as well as exploring and learning to use watercolor, colored pencil, oil and chalk pastels. Students will learn to apply their creativity through fun and educational drawings and painting projects taken from observation, photographs and illustrations.

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6 to 8 Years

Basic Drawing and Painting

Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm

Young students are introduced to the basics and challenges of learning the proper use of pencil, brush, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, and acrylic paint. Emphasis is on learning to draw while developing their skill in beginning perspective, proportion and shading.

Drawing, Painting and Sculpting

Wednesday 1:00-2:00 pm

Students learn the basics using watercolor, colored pencil, oil and chalk pastels, paper mache, and sculpting with Polymer and self-hardening clay. They will apply their creativity through paintings and three-dimensional projects taken from observation, photographs and illustrations.

Media and Techniques

Friday 4:30-5:30 pm

Students are encouraged to develop a creative approach to drawing and painting by using a variety of styles and art materials. Projects include the drawing of animals and plants, still life, the human face and figure. Students will use a variety of media such as basic printmaking, paper mosaic and scratchboard.

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8 to 12 Years

Drawing, Painting and Sculpting

Tuesday 4:15-5:45 pm Thursday 2:00-3:30 pm

Students learn the basics using watercolor, colored pencil, oil and chalk pastels, paper mache, and sculpting with Polymer and self-hardening clay. They apply their creativity through paintings and three-dimensional projects taken from observation, photographs and illustrations.

9 Years to Teens and Adults

Basic Drawing and Painting    

Thursday 4:30-6:00 pm

For students who have been introduced to the basics. Students will expand their art through a variety of projects using animals, nature, people and still life. The emphasis is on learning to draw and paint using pencil, pastel, charcoal, watercolor and acrylic paint while developing skills in simple perspective, 3D drawing and shading.

Media and Techniques

Friday 4:30-6:00 pm

An advanced class for students to develop a creative approach to their drawing and painting using a variety of styles and a wide range of art materials. Students will use media such as basic printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture, and scratchboard.

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10 years to Teens

Acrylic Painting

Wednesday 4:15-5:45 pm

Learn to handle acrylic paint with confidence. A representational painting class for students who have some experience in basic drawing and painting skills. Emphasizes composition, value, color and edge control. Students learn from still-life set-ups, photographs, reference to master painters, and clothed models.

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Click here for registration or phone 360.738.8379.
Download our brochure.