Fall Program: After School Art Classes for Teens

Beginner to Advanced  Ages 10-17 yrs & Advanced 12-17 yrs 

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Our exciting Fall program is here! With a wide range of after school teen classes to choose from, we offer inspiring and challenging classes for beginner to intermediate teens for ages 10 - 17rs & intermediate to advanced 12-17 yrs.

  • Sign up for 6 or 10 wk class & get discounted rate, perfect for learning skills & building confidence

  • Drop ins also available, perfect for trying out a new technique to see if it's the right fit for you!

  • Our classes are small so you receive one-on-one attention you need to serve your goals!

  • All our classes are taught by professional teaching artists working in the visual arts.Receive nurturing and encouraging guidance and get constructive feedback form industry professionals!

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Foundation Drawing for Beginners-Intermediate

Develop useful practical drawing skill & learn basic techniques in shading & perspective. Work from still life observation, landscape sketching, and/or personal subject matter. This is a valuable class, for those thinking about working in design, fashion, architecture etc. Beginners to Intermediate students welcome.

From Sep 10 Mondays 4:30pm-6:30pm

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Advanced Painting,Drawing & Mixed Media

This class is especially designed for 12-17 yr olds, and for students who already have taken a foundation art course and want to delve more deeply into their own creative process. Work on projects more intensively, then regular classes at school or at home. Explore exciting new media, develop your craft and hone skills in a dynamic (and fun) relaxed studio environment. If you hope to continue to an art program after school, this is the perfect class for you.

From Sep 11 Tuesdays 4:45pm-6:45pm

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Foundation Masterclass in Art for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of painting,drawing, cartooning, collage & sculpture (3D works) & more! Students engage in a more in-depth exploration of materials including Found Object Art including machine parts, re-purposed toys & recycled materials, fabrics, thread, yarn etc. Classes will also reference well known artists & painting styles with a focus on self-expression. A great beginners class!

From Sep 12 Wednesdays 5:00pm-7:00pm

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Introduction to Portrait Painting & Drawing

Learn how to draw & paint portraits, use drawing, painting plus mixed media to create likenesses of your favorite- family friends or pets! Work from personal subject matter- your own photos or Selfies & create your very own self portrait! This is a fun and creative course, that will leave students with their own knowledge & inspiration to start their own artworks!

From Sep 13 Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm

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The Art of Manga & Cartoon Drawing

A two hour intensive taught by an experienced Manga Instructor! Enjoy a super creative, collaborative atmosphere and learn new techniques and skills: Manga/ or Japanese comic book art! Styles include Chibi, Shoju, Shounen and more! Gain confidence in figurative, technical drawing, storyboarding and inking skills, color theory and the importance of composition to drive the mood of a narrative. Students create a Manga comic based on their own characters or pre-existing characters while expanding on their drawing skills.

From Sep 14 Fridays 4:30pm-6:30pm

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3 hr Intensive: Portfolio Preparation

This 3 hr intensive is perfect for teens applying to college or a fine art program and who ned more time to build a unique portfolio of art work, according to the requirements of your intended art school application. We will guide you in the process of creating extraordinary pieces so you get the results your looking for! Explore techniques from observational life drawing & realism to interpretive mediums: expression, & abstract. Incorporate personal interests that will illustrate your unique vision.

From Sep 15 Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm

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The Art of Manga & Cartoon Drawing

Our Saturday two hour intensive taught by an experienced Manga Instructor! Enjoy a super creative, collaborative atmosphere and learn new techniques and skills: Manga/ or Japanese comic book art! Styles include Chibi, Shoju, Shounen and more! Gain confidence in figurative, technical drawing, storyboarding and inking skills, color theory and the importance of composition to drive the mood of a narrative. Students create a Manga comic based on their own characters or pre-existing characters while expanding on their drawing skills.

From Sep 15 Saturdays 12:30pm-2:30pm

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Still Life Painting: Realism & Abstract 101

In this fun and informative class, we will explore painting techniques that range from observational (realism), and then go on to explore interpretive mediums of art expression incorporating abstract art. Learn how to inject personal interests into your work, that will illustrate your unique vision.Classes will also reference well known artists & painting styles & techniques used from Picasso to Marc Chagall & more! Create multiple finished paintings with subject matter that inspires you the most!

From Sep 9 Sundays 12:30pm-2:30pm

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2D Illustrative Computer Animation

In this informative two hour intensive, students create inspired 2D animation, using illustrative tools in Photoshop CC, and learn basic color theory, tablet technology, anatomy and standard photoshop for drawing and Gif editing animation along with drawing physics. Beginners and also advanced students (already familiar with the program &/or who have taken some instruction) are all welcome.

Mondays 4:30pm-6:30pm or Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm

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Introduction to Stop Motion Animation

In this exciting & informative 2 hr intensive, students will be guided to produce their own stop-motion movie clips! Explore a wide variety of materials and create stop-motion’s objects, sets, figures and props, make cool themes, titles, & special effects to give their movies a personal and unique touch. By the end of your sessions you will have a section of your own clips ready to Upload to YouTube!

From Sep 9 Sundays 1:00pm-3:00pm