young artist

courses K - 8

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Registration begins December 2

Transportation to the Orange Art Center is provided to Orange City School District students

 

 Mondays

Clay formations - Grades 6 - 8

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All supplies provided. Studio 3. Grades 6 - 8.

January 27 - March 9 (except 2/18) (6 sessions) 3:00pm - 4:30pm $145

Form your own design, and bring your clay creation to life! Students will the option to throw-a-bowl on the potters wheel, use templates and molds to create functional pieces, create three-dimensional sculptures and more. Students will be encouraged to experiment and grow their skills with the help of a gifted ceramic artist.

Faculty: TBD

 

Tuesdays

 

clay explorers - Grades K - 1

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All supplies provided. Studio 3. Grades K – 1.

January 21 – March 10 (except 2/18) (7 sessions)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
$175 

This exciting, hands-on class introduces our youngest artists to the wonderful medium of clay. Students will learn a variety of hand-building techniques, such as pinch pots, slab building and coil projects. While new students will receive directed projects, returning students are encouraged to experiment as their skills evolve. All supplies are included. New projects each session. There is no class February 18.

Faculty: Laura Ferrando

 

CARTOONING - Dare to Draw! - Grades 3 - 5

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All supplies provided. Studio 2. Grades 3 – 5.

January 21 – March 10 (except 2/18) (7 sessions)
4:00 – 5:30pm
$175 

This studio course for young, aspiring cartoonists is designed to introduce and develop a diverse set of skills around the eclectic genre of cartooning. In addition to studio work, lectures will introduce students to the nature and history of cartooning - with a specific focus on Cleveland’s influential cartooning professionals. By the end of this academic year, students who attend regularly will have produced a number of works - including a piece of Pop Art, a comic strip, a comic book/graphic novel, a zine and more. All supplies included. There is no class February 18. New projects each session.

Faculty: Josh Usmani

 

Wednesdays

 

Cartooning - Comics and Beyond! - Grades 6 - 8

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All supplies provided. Studio 1. Grades 6 - 8.

January 22 – March 11 (8 sessions)
3:00pm - 4:30pm
$185 

This studio course is designed to introduce and develop a diverse set of skills around this eclectic genre. In addition to studio work, lectures will introduce students to the nature and history of cartooning - with a specific focus on Cleveland’s influential cartooning professionals. By the end of this academic year, students who attend regularly will have produced a number of works, including a piece of Pop Art, a comic strip, a comic book/graphic novel, a zine and more. All supplies included. New projects each session.

Faculty: Josh Usmani

 

Masters of Media - Grades 3 - 5

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All supplies provided. Studio 2. Grades 3 - 5.

January 22 – March 11 (8 sessions)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
$185 

This class will further young artist’s skills and understanding of art! Students will practice new drawing skills and techniques, including shape language, design and composition in their very own sketchbooks. Students will learn about the color wheel, mixing colors and different painting techniques while utilizing various types of paint. Students will explore their creativity by creating their own original expressive works of art. All supplies included, new projects each session. 

Faculty: TBD

 

Clay Creators - Grades 2 - 3

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All supplies provided. Studio 3. Grades 2 - 3.

January 22 - March 11 (8 sessions) 3:00pm - 4:30pm $185

This exciting, hands-on class introduces students to the wonderful medium of clay pottery. Come learn a variety of hand-building techniques, such as pinch pots, slab building and coil projects. While new students will receive directed projects, returning and advanced students are encouraged to experiment as their skills evolve. New projects each session. All supplies are included. 

Faculty: Laura Ferrando

 

thursdays

 

Artistic Expressions - Get Set, Create! - grades K - 2

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All supplies provided. Studio 2. Grades K - 2.

January 23 – March 12 (8 sessions)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
$185 

This class will introduce young artists to the wonderful world of art! Students will practice new drawing skills and techniques in their very own sketchbooks! Students will use a variety of different paints including watercolor, acrylic, and tempura. Students will get a chance to paint on a canvas like the Art Masters using new state of the art tabletop easels. All supplies are included, new projects each session.

Faculty: Laura Albert

 

clay masters - grades 4 - 5

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All supplies provided. Studio 3. Grades 4 - 5

January 23 – March 12 (8 sessions)
4:00 – 5:30pm
$185 

Creative Clay Studio introduces students to creating three-dimensional artwork using clay. Through various projects and demonstrations, students will learn basic techniques like pinch pots, coiling and slab building. Class projects include coil pots, slab mugs, animal sculptures and more, but students will be encouraged to experiment as their skills develop and evolve. All supplies included. New projects each session.

Faculty: Stephanie Miller-Davis