Art Classes

6-9 Year Old Classes
Our 6 – 9 year old classes are designed to enable students to focus on a specific subject matter while exploring different mediums. We will teach students basic handling techniques for each material. Students will use newly acquired skills to express their own artistic ideas.
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Holiday Ornaments

Saturday, 12/14, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $25

Using glass ornaments and mini flower pots, students will design ornaments of their choice using acrylic paint, paint pens and marker

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, 12/28, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $25

Celebrate the snow this season by making snow slime and snow globes!

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Art Classes

January/May 2020 Art Classes

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Manga

Mondays, 1/6 – 2/10, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $145

Discover how to draw manga characters! Learn to use templates and simple shapes to create a manga character. Explore fun options for hair, eyes and clothing. Make different facial expressions and action poses. Color in the manga style and see your characters come to life.

 

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Art and Chess Fusion

Tuesdays, 1/7 -2/11, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, $175
(Beginner or Intermediate/Advanced)

Offered in conjunction with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, students will spend one hour playing chess and one hour creating artwork inspired by the game. Students will choose their art projects which can range from drawing and painting chess pieces, to creating their own chess set out of oven baked clay. Chess instruction will be led by instructor from the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis and will be based on skill level, so please choose beginner if your child is new to chess, or Intermediate/Advanced if they have some experience.

 

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Printmaking

Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $145 (no class on 3/17)

Explore printmaking without a printing press! Use gelatin, soft foam, cut or torn stencils, and found objects as your tools to make one- and two-color prints. Experiment with printing onto different types of surfaces – paper, fabric, or collage.

 

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Parent/Child Wheel Throwing

Saturdays, 4/11 – 5/16, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $265

Come get messy with your child while creating clay bowls and cups on the pottery wheel! Parent and child will share the wheel and help each other while learning the basic steps of creating wheel thrown pieces.

One Day Workshops

Parent/Child Fused Glass Dish

Saturday, 1/11, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $60

Create a unique dish using layers of glass while learning glass cutting and design techniques. 

Op Art Hearts

Saturday, 2/8, 10:00-11:30 AM, $25

Celebrate Valentine’s Day while learning how to create optical illusions. Students will use colored pencils and markers to create unique heart themed illusions.

Mixed Media Masterpieces

Friday, 3/20, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $50

Get creative over Spring Break while experimenting with a variety of art supplies and techniques! Students will complete 2-3 projects during this workshop.

Parent/Child Wheel Throwing

Saturday, 3/28, 10:00-11:30 AM, $55

This is a great introduction to working on the pottery wheel. Come get messy with your child while learning how to make clay bowls.

Celebrate Spring!

Saturday, 4/18, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $25

Celebrate the change of seasons with a unique spring time painting!

Clay Creations

Saturday, 5/9, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, $35

Learn several different hand-building techniques while creating a unique birdhouse!

 

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Art Classes