Art Journaling/Smashbook

You don't have to be a writer or an artist to keep an

art journal. This is a no mistakes, no judgement class

of self expression. Explore art techniques with

sketching, collage, writing, photos, etc. 

You will then create images

of your life explorations, memories,

secrets & imagination.




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Youth Oil Painting

Learn the techniques to oil paint. Discover how

to blend & manipulate this beautiful

medium. You will complete a landscape

& animal painting of your choice.

Challenges based on age group.

Demonstration & direct instruction.

Mixed Media/Printmaking ~ Collage & Steampunk!

Create unique artwork using many medias, encaustic wax, papers & found objects. Use your imagination, personal expression & develop your inner artist in this intriguing class. Your ideas & creativity will be magnificently brought to life. We will also use nuts, bolts and gears to create a steampunk sculpture on an armature! Very cool!!



Mosaics

Learn this ancient & beautiful form of art! Use ceramic, stone, found objects, & shells to create at least 3 magnificent pieces of art. Bring

in 1 object to mosaic. We'll supply

a choice of picture frames, lamps &

other objects to mosaic

onto and design a picture on a

wood substrate with glass and tiles!


Youth Colored Pencil

Learn to draw realistically, then develop beautiful color through color layering and burnishing. Step by step approach with direct instruction and demonstration. You will be amazed!



3-Dimensional Discovery

You will construct a wooden abstract structure or whimsical animal with hammers, nails, and glue. Get messy creating a paper mache form of your choice...maybe a giant insect, ice cream cone or a guitar? You choose!


Acrylic & Watercolor Painting

Learn the ease & versatility of these mediums. A landscape, still life, & student choice of subject will be completed. This is a step-by-step method of instruction. Start with the basics &

build up to gorgeous colorful works of art.

You'll learn textural tricks & use fun additives.


Youth Drawing

Learn to to use a variety of lines, shading & pencil

techniques to improve your drawing skills through

demonstration & training your eye "to see as an artist". 

Use graphite and/or charcoal! Still life's & photographs

used as inspiration. Drawing challenges based on skill

level. You'll be amazed at what you will learn and the

realism your drawings will take on

Photo's of Artist Choice Students!

What do you want to create??!

​​​​​​​​Artist Choice Classes:  ​Students select "what" and "how" they want to create art!  Instructor discusses students' interests, skill levels, and creative direction, then guides and challenges students to improve and perfect their skills.  Students select images from real life set ups, imagination, or photographs.  Choose to paint, draw, paper mache, collage,...we love new ideas!  Instructor works directly with each student as they explore, create, and experiment! 

All art materials are supplied. Class sizes are 10 students maximum. 

$110.00 - 8 Week Session (No class Monday, Jan.1) 

Day                    Time                            Age group                           Instructor

Monday:         4:15-5:45                   Age 8-12                      Lindsay Calabrese
                      5:45-7:15                   Age 13-17                    Lindsay Calabrese


​Tuesday:        5:45-7:15                   Ages 8-17                     Lindsay Calabrese

​                                                  (separated by age)

          

Thursday:       4:15-5:45                   Age 8-12                      Lindsay Calabrese

                                ​5:45-7:15                   Age 11-17                             ​Lindsay Calabrese


Friday:           4:15-5:45                   Age 8-12                       Kimberly Rock

                      5:45-7:15                   Age 13-17                     Kimberly Rock


Saturday:       9:30-11:00                 Age 6-9                          Kimberly Rock

                     11:00-12:30                Age 10-13                      Kimberly Rock

Intro to Painting: Learn acrylic and oil painting on canvas through direct instruction and demonstration.  Explore various brush techniques; drip, smear, sponge, and more fun tools to create unique effects in your paintings!  Apply color theory, paint an animal, landscape, and fun still life!   8 weeks-$110.00

​Wednesday:  4:00-5:30    Ages 8-12      Instructor: Amber Larsen

Sculpey Clay:

Create all kinds of 3- dimensional forms-

animals, inanimate objects, fantasy creatures,

bas-reliefs and more wihsculpey clay.

We'll bake them and paint them to your

color selections!





Drawing: Learn to use a variety of lines, shading, & pencils techniques to improve your drawing skills through demonstration & training your eye "to see as an artist". Still life & photographs used as reference and inspiration. Drawing challenges based on skill level.

7 weeks-$96.25 (No class Monday, Jan.1)   

Monday:  4:15-5:45  Ages 8-12          Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese

​               5:45-7:15  Ages 13-17

Little Artists:​Your little artist will love learning, creating, and exploring with art.  We will read a story, make a craft, and learn to draw, paint, collage, use art tools, and more. 

Bring a snack for snack time!  Child must be potty trained.  8 weeks- $110.00

​Tuesday:  11:00-12:30     Ages 3-5       Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese

Parent & Tot: ​Have fun with your tot while listening to a story, making a craft, and enjoying art play time.  A great way to nurture a love of art and creativity in your child while having fun and learning!   ​8 weeks- $80.00 or 7 weeks- $70.00 (no class Monday, Jan.1)

​Monday:  9:30-10:30   Ages 2-4 w/Adult    Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese  

Tuesday:  9:30-10:30

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2018 Winter 1 Classes

Draw Anime/Mange!:

Basic: Learn to draw characters-construction of faces, bodies, individual character features, & facial expression, along with introduction to movement will be covered in this class.

Advanced: Student will be challenged to create own character & go beyond their comfort zone to improve & expand their skills. Copic markers, watercolor & colored pencil application are options for colorization.   7 weeks-$96.25 (No class Monday, Jan.1)
Monday:  4:15-5:45  Ages 8-12          Instructor: Kimberly Rock

​               5:45-7:15  Ages 13-17

​​Homeschool Art:​ ​Add art to your homeschool curriculum with this structured art class!  Your student will get to learn and create with drawing, painting, paper mache, collage, and more!

 8 weeks- $110.00

Wednesday:  1:00-2:30   Ages 6-10      Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese​ 

                     2:30-4:00   Ages 11-17

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 16

1:00-2:30

and enjoy free kids' art activities and snacks while

​you say farewell to Ms. Amber and meet Ms. Lindsay!

Now Registering for 

Winter 1 Classes  Jan. 2 - Feb. 24, 8 week session

(No Classes- Monday, Jan. 1)

Art Form Specific Classes:

Take a look at some of the Art Forms to choose from in"Artist Choice"class:

​Acrylic Painting:​Learn to paint with acrylics on canvas through direct instruction while learning different brush and painting techniques  Paint a still life, from a photograph, and your imagination!

8 weeks-$110.00

Thursday:  5:45-7:15     Ages 13-17     Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese

Sewing: ​All skill levels welcome.  Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.  Learn basic and advanced sewing skills while making fun projects! Some projects include stuffed animals, tote bags, zippered pouches, aprons, and simple clothing. 

 8 weeks-$110.00 

Tuesday:  4:15-5:45   Ages 8-12     Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese

​                5:45-7:15   Ages 13-Adult

​​​​​Amber's Art Place

         


Fiber Art:

Choose to weave on the loom, "in the round" or create a

woven container! Stitch a scene or image onto burlap or

canvas! You can sew your weaving into a pillow too!


Kreative Kidz: Structured class teaches drawing skills, color wheel, cutting, gluing, & other fine motor art techniques focusing on art elements. Experience painting, charcoal, pastels and more!   

8 weeks- $110.00    

​Wednesday:  4:00-5:30   Ages 5-7    Instructor: Lindsay Calabrese

This is the Art Experience

 you have been looking for! 

Students LOVE to have

choices &

create all types of art!!!