YOUTH AND TEEN

For those under 18 years old please register for our youth classes listed below.

 

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.
You are not fully registered unless paid in full.

 Material fees are included in the tuition pricing.

Questions about our programming?
Please contact Marjorie Luke, Program Coordinator, at marjorieluke@explorearts.org

 

August through December

HOMESCHOOL ART CLASS with PENNY HENTHORNE

HIGH SCHOOL PAINTING

Wednesdays, September 12 - October 24, 9:15 - 10:30 pm

Learn about the masters and then apply the techniques of Van Gogh, Monet, Klimt and others in your own masterpiece. No previous painting experience needed.

$110

EARLY ELEMENTARY ACRYLIC PAINTING 

Wednesdays, September 12 - October 24, 10:45 - 11:45 am

You will learn how to mix your own colors, select brushes and work with acrylic paints to design and paint works of art.

$110

MIDDLE SCHOOL POLYMER CLAY

Wednesdays, October 31- December 19 (no class November 21), 9:15 - 10:30 am

You'll learn to mix custom colors and use this interesting and flexible medium to create jewelry, cover a tin box and create other interesting objects.

$110

UPPER ELEMENTARY MIXED MEDIA

Wednesdays, October 31 - December 19 (no class November 21), 10:45 - 11:45 am

You'll learn the techniques of collage, print making and more and then let your imagination take over as you get creative using recycled and found objects to express your ideas through art.

$110

 

ELEMENTARY ART AFTER SCHOOL with LINDSEY GROOMES

ART AFTER SCHOOL

Thursdays, 4 - 5:30 pm

This class is where we will get our creative juices flowing! Designed for beginning artists to explore and create exciting art projects in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. If you’re looking to have fun and make art, this is the class for you!

$75 per four week session

SESSION 1) September 6, 13, 20, 27(Session 1 Registration Closed)

SESSION 2) October 4, 11, 18, 25

SESSION 3) November 1, 8, 15, 29 (no class November 22)

 

KIDS CLAY with EMILY FREELIN

The perfect time for your mini-me to get their hands dirty! We will learn different handbuilding techniques and experience the potter's wheel. The class is flexible and allows your young artist to really stretch his/her creativity. Let Emily help bring their ideas to life! You can expect your student to bring home 5-10 pieces at the end of the month. For ages 6-12

REGISTER FOR ONE OR MULTIPLE MONTHS

AUGUST KIDS CLAY
Mondays, August 6-27, 4-5:30pm
Cost $80

SEPTEMBER KIDS CLAY
Mondays, September 10 -24, 4-5:30pm
Cost $60

OCTOBER KIDS CLAY
Mondays, October 8-29, 4-5:30pm
Cost $80

NOVEMBER KIDS CLAY
Mondays, November 5-26, 4-5:30pm
Cost $80

 

TEEN CLAY with EMILY FREELIN

Hang out in the clay studio on Wednesday afternoons! Emily will teach you the clay basics while you take the creative lead. You will learn a new skill and go home with pots and sculptures! For ages 13-18

REGISTER FOR ONE OR MULTIPLE MONTHS

AUGUST TEEN CLAY
Wednesdays, August 8-29, 4:30-6pm
Cost $80

SEPTEMBER TEEN CLAY
Wednesdays, September  5-26, 4:30-6pm
Cost $80

OCTOBER TEEN CLAY
Wednesdays, October 3-24, 4:30-6pm
Cost $80

NOVEMBER TEEN CLAY
Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 4:30-6pm (NO CLASS November 21)
Cost $80

 

TEEN DRAWING, PAINTING and MIXED MEDIA

PRINTMAKING for TEENS with ERIKA GIBSON

Sundays - September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 12 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost $140

Explore a variety of printmaking techniques on a printing press including learning how to cut designs into linoleum to create printed illuminated and decorative letters and manuscripts enhanced with your own painting. Work with handmade papers and specialized inks.

 

DRAWING 101 for TEENS with LINDSEY GROOMES

In this ongoing class available by the month, learn a variety of drawing techniques with graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor, alongside basic elements and principles of design. Using these skills, you will explore your individual creativity with each project.
Tuesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm
Cost $95 per four week session

SESSION 1) September 18, 25, October 2, 9
SESSION 2) October 30, November 6, 13, 20
SESSION 3) November 27, December 4, 11, 18

 

SUPERHERO STORY ILLUSTRATION for TEENS (Inspired by Incredibles 2) with Alexis Hunter
Saturdays – October 6 and 13
10 am – 12 pm

Come up with a superhero and story and illustrate the scenes using markers and color pencils in Comic art Style. You’ll learn techniques of using markers and color pencils, and blending/shading as well as proportion, balance, movement and emphasis.

Cost $40

 

ACRYLIC SILHOUETTE LANDMARKS with COOL and WARM COLOR SKIES for TEENS with Alexis Hunter

Saturdays - November 10 and 17
10 am – 12 pm
Learn acrylic painting techniques, color schemes, color blending and transition, and cultures of different countries in this class designed especially for teens! You’ll choose landmarks from a country of your choice, divide your paper into three panels, and use acrylic paint to create three panels alternated with cool and warm colors.
Cost $50

 

HANDMADE HOLIDAY GIFT WRAP for TEENS with LINDSEY GROOMES
Sunday, December 9, 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Get in the holiday spirit by creating your own holiday gift wrap. Using acrylic paint combined with a paste medium, we’ll design sheets of 18x24 “paste paper”. You’ll be amazed at the unique designs and patterns that can be created with simple combs, scrapers, rollers, stamps and brushes. Finished papers are ideal for gift wrap, book making, collage, scrapbooking and more!

Cost $45