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Summer Studio Art Classes for Teens (Ages 12-14)

Posted by Armory Studio on 17 May 2018

Is your 12-14 year old preparing for AP art classes or simply interested in art? The Armory's award winning studio art classes for 12-14 year olds are taught by nurturing, professional artists who are experts in delivering the individualized instruction your child needs to thrive in the 21st Century's creative economy. Nonprofit and donor-supported, Armory Center for the Arts is the Los Angeles region’s leading independent institution for contemporary art exhibitions and community arts education.

Our Teen Session 1 classes are mostly full so we recommend you secure your spot in these Session 2 classes today. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. We also have classes for ages 15-18, click here.



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Textile Design
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Lights, Camera, Animation!
Mondays & Wednesdays
July 30 - Aug 22 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Pixilate Yourself! Become a living stop motion character and star in your own animated film. Learn about storytelling and pixilation, an exciting animation technique where actions of real people - you and your classmates - are photographed frame-by-frame and turned into an animation.

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Textile Design
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Fabric Arts & Silkscreening
Mondays & Wednesdays
July 30 - Aug 22 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Create multiples of your own design on fabric, paper, t-shirts and more. We’ll explore a variety of printmaking techniques, such as ink-and-paper prints, foam prints, woodblock textile printing, stencil silk screening, linoleum cuts, and solar etching prints.

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Introduction to Organic Indigo Dyeing & Shibori
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The Art of Comics
Mondays & Wednesdays
July 30 - Aug 22 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Explore story and humor as we study the colorful, action-packed world of comics. Draw, paint and collage, while discovering clever techniques to create your own comic strip. 


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Stop Motion Animation
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Painting
Tuesdays & Thursdays 
July 31 - August 23 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Create your own unique paintings while learning foundational skills such as color mixing, brushwork and composition techniques. You’ll also have an opportunity to further develop skills in media such as watercolor, acrylic, drawing and then some mixed media.

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Stop Motion Animation
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Drawing
Tuesdays & Thursdays 
July 31 - August 23 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Learn drawing techniques while creating basic sketches leading to finished works. You’ll draw from observation to gradually develop your skills and practice techniques such as sketching simple shapes, shading, hatching, and controlling line weight.

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Stop Motion Animation
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Photography
Tuesdays & Thursdays 
July 31 - August 23 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Discover the magic of the darkroom as you explore film-based black and white photography while developing camera skills and printing techniques. Kick your photo skills up many notches by learning how to control camera and darkroom exposure. Continuing students can further focus on building their technical and compositional skills. Film cameras and supplies will be provided.

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Silkscreening & T-Shirt Design
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Ceramics
Tuesdays & Thursdays 
July 31 - August 23 (8 class meetings)

(Ages 12-14) Make functional and sculptural ceramics while learning basic skills and techniques including throwing on the wheel, handbuilding, surface design and glazing.


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