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Our 3rd through 5th Grade classes are designed to enable students to focus on a specific subject matter while exploring different mediums. We will teach students basic techniques for each material. Students will use newly acquired skills to express their own artistic ideas.






Fall 2017 Art Classes for 3rd-5th Grade Students

Painting 101 ~  Thursdays, 12/7-12/21, 6:00-7:30 pm, $85. Students will focus on the Elements and Principles of Design while learning a variety of painting techniques using both watercolors and acrylic paint. A variety of subject matter will be covered, including landscapes, animals and still life compositions.

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS ~ We offer Saturday morning kids' workshops, 9:30-11:00 AM, with a different theme each Saturday. Dates and descriptions are listed below. Cost for each workshop: $20

Dec 9 ~ Wheel Throwing - Are you ready to get messy? Try you hand at the potter’s wheel and learn how to create a bowl!

Dec 16 ~ Droid Day – If you were going to build your own personal droid, what would it look like? What would it be capable of? Celebrate the latest Star Wars movie with the creation of your own droid using recycled materials.

Spring 2018 Art Classes for 3rd-5th grades

Portraits 101, Thursdays, January 11 – February 1, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, $90. Students will learn basic proportions for creating realistic portraits.

Wheel Throwing ~ Thursdays, February 8 – March 1, 5:30  – 7:00 pm. $100.  Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Patience and a high tolerance for messy hands is a must for learning this fun way to create pottery. Students will learn the basic steps for creating bowls and cups on the pottery wheel.

Illustrating Stories (4th - 8th grades) ~ Mondays, March 5 – 26, 6:00 – 7:30pm, $90.  Students will use basic drawing techniques to learn how to tell a story through pictures. While focusing on composition and design, students will explore how to communicate an idea through an illustration. Students will work with stories written by other students as part of the Grannie Annie project. At the end of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter their illustration to be considered for publication in the Grannie Annie Family Stories Celebration, Volume 13.

Painting with Acrylics ~ Thursdays, April 5 – 26, 5:00 – 6:30pm, $90. Learn a variety of techniques for painting with acrylic paints, including color mixing, color blending and different brush applications. Students will paint a landscape and a still life.

Clay Creations, Thursdays, May 3 - May 24, 5:30 – 7:00pm, $100. Students will learn the basics of creating works of art from clay using pinch pots, slabs and coils while creating both realistic and abstract pieces.

Saturday Workshops ~ $25/each session

Clay Creations January 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Valentine Fun!  February 10, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Fun with Faces March 10, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Printmaking – April 14, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Playing with Paint – May 12, 10:00 – 11:30 AM