young artist courses

winter 2018

 

Mondays

NEW! Art for Parent + Child: Visual Literacy

Pre-K ages 2 – 4 and Adults. Supplies Provided. Studio 1.

Winter
Mondays Jan. 22 – Feb. 12 (4 sessions) 
10:30am – 11:30am
$85

Designed as your child’s first art class, this course helps promote visual and verbal literacy, while developing fine motor skills. Children and their grownup will read a book together and create a masterpiece based on the story and a famous artist. Bring a smock or used shirt for your child and be prepared to get your four hands dirty! 

Faculty: Grace Chin

NEW! Glass Fusing: The Art of Jewelry Making

Grades 6 – 12. Supplies provided. Studio 2.No.17FAR560

Winter
Mondays Jan. 22 – Feb. 12 (4 sessions) 
6:00pm – 7:30pm
$125

Come and explore the exciting art of glass fusing! In this class, students will learn a number of different techniques and explore various mediums to create unique and beautiful pieces of glass art! Projects may include a variety of glass jewelry pieces, square tiles, plates and more! 

Faculty: Jennifer Szalkowski

Tuesdays

K-2 Pottery: Exploring Clay

Grades K – 2. Supplies provided. Studio 3.

Winter
Tuesdays Jan. 16 – Mar. 6 (8 sessions) 
4:00-5:30pm
$185

Exploring Clay is an exciting, hands-on class that 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.

Faculty: Christine Jung

Cartooning: Drawing Words + Writing Pictures

Grades 3 – 5. Supplies provided. Studio 1.

Winter
Tuesdays Jan. 16 – Mar. 6 (8 sessions) 
4:00 – 5:30pm
$165

This cartooning class is a studio course for young, aspiring cartoonists, 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 in a variety of forms.

Faculty: Josh Usmani

Wednesdays

Pottery: Infinite Possibilities in 3D

Grades 6-8. Supplies provided. Studio 3

Winter
Wednesdays Jan. 17 – Mar. 7 (8 sessions) 
3:00pm-4:30pm
$185

There’s nothing better than sharing and enjoying something you’ve made with family and friends. Wouldn’t you love to share a meal plated with your handmade plates and bowls? This class specializes in producing a series of hand-painted plates and bowls using the potter’s wheel, with various hand-building techniques and projects. 

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

Drawing + Painting Studio

Grades 6-8. Supplies provided. Studio 1. 

Winter
Wednesdays Jan. 17 – Mar. 7 (8 sessions) 
3:00pm-4:30pm
$165

This progressive course will introduce new and returning students to a variety of techniques and processes, including: observational pencil drawing, colored pencil and watercolor, with a continued emphasis on two-dimensional art foundations and the principles and elements of design. Returning students will progress to new media, while new students will be introduced to the basics of drawing and progress to painting through a series of fun and engaging projects. 

Faculty: Josh Usmani

thursdays

NEW! Drawing + Painting: Artful Storytelling

Grades K – 2. Supplies provided. Studio 1.

Winter
Thursdays Jan. 18 – Mar. 8 (8 sessions) 
4:00-5:30pm
$165

Our Storytelling Through Art class offers an important introduction to building a strong foundation of two-dimensional art-making, with an emphasis on visual storytelling. In addition to drawing skills, students will be introduced to elements such as color, texture, pattern, collage and even paint. Responding to prompts and using works from the masters of art history as examples, students will create a finished storybook, a shadow box theater and more.

Faculty: Grace Chin

Pottery: Creative Clay Studio

Grades 3 – 5. Supplies provided. Studio 3.

Winter
Thursdays Jan. 18 – Mar. 8 (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. 

Faculty: Stephanie Miller-Davis

fridays

NEW! Mixed Media 2D Studio

Grades 6 – 8. Supplies provided. Studio 1.

Winter
Fridays Jan. 19 – Mar. 9 (8 sessions) 
3:00pm-4:30pm
$165

Looking for a well-rounded exploration into a variety of two-dimensional processes, techniques and media? Our Mixed Media 2D Studio encourages students to create unique works of art utilizing collage, printmaking, watercolor and acrylics. For the class’ first project, students will create handmade sketchbooks, which will serve as visual journals throughout the course.  

Faculty: Stephanie Miller-Davis

NEW! Clay Sculpture: Sculpting in 3D

Grades 6-8. Supplies provided. Studio 3.

Winter
Fridays Jan. 19 – Mar. 9 (8 sessions) 
3:00pm-4:30pm
$185

Looking to take your ceramics and clay sculptures to the next level? In this class, students will learn and practice the basics of hand-building techniques of coiling and slab-building, with a variety of decorative techniques. Projects include animal pots, platters with a decorative edge and a two-faced mug. 

Faculty: Andrea Serafino