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These high school classes are designed to cultivate creativity, encourage artistic growth and improve the ability to express themselves in the visual arts, while continuing to build on skills previously acquired. In addition, our goal is to offer classes that prepare juniors and seniors for a career in an artistic field. 

 

 

Fall 2017 Art Classes for 9th-12th Grades

Figure Drawing with Debbie Dirckx-Norris ~ Thursdays, 12/7-12/21, 6:00-7:30 pm, $85. Learn basic drawing techniques for drawing the human figure.  Each week our model will be clothed in a different, themed attire.

2018 Spring Art Classes and Workshops for 9th-12th Grades

Figurative SculptureWednesdays, January 10 – 31, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, $100. Learn how to construct a realistic figure out of clay using hand building techniques and carving techniques.

Printmaking 101 (6th – 12th Grades) – Thursdays, February 8 – March 1, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $100. After a brief history of the printmaking process, participants will develop individual designs based on basic elements and principles of art. Using the linoleum cutting process, students will create a design, transfer and carve into the linoleum and then create multiple prints. 

Functional Clay Pieces Tuesdays, March 6 – 27, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, $100.  Students will learn how to create platters, mugs and more using a variety of hand building techniques.  

Figure Drawing with James Davania ~ Tuesdays, March 6 - 27, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, $90. Learn basic drawing techniques for drawing the human figure.  Each week our model will be clothed in a different, themed attire. For students 9th Grade- Adult. 

Wheel Throwing Thursdays, April 5 – April 26, 7:00 – 8:30 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.

Perspective Collages Mondays, April 30 – May 21, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $90. Using existing images, learn how to add perspective drawings onto a piece to add an element of surprise. Inspired by the work of Ben Heine.

Friday Night Workshops for 6th-12th Grades:

Metal Tooling January 12, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $25

Black Light Paintings - February 9, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $25

Wheel Throwing – March 9, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $25

Abstract Paintings – April 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $25

Encaustics – May 11, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $25. Learn the art of painting with wax in this introductory workshop! Learn and practice basic techniques for creating encaustics!