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Fall Studio 2017

Ages 3-11



Classes for 3-6 year olds introduce various materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and abilities while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Children must be toilet trained.

Classes for 6-11 year olds are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded, creative experience. Various materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge.

Limited to 12 students, allowing for more individualized instruction. 
Photography classes are limited to 9. 3-4 year old classes are limited to 10. 
All students must meet age requirements.

  • Tuition is $200 per class ($180 for Family level members and up).
  • Materials are included.
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Enrollment is first come, first served. Waitlists are not maintained. Enrollments are non-transferable. Students enrolled only when full payment is received and registration forms are complete.

(F17.01) Dance & Art

(F17.01) Dance & Art

(Ages 4-6) Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F17.02) A is for Art!

(F17.02) A is for Art!

(Ages 3-5) Explore the alphabet with art! Using letters as our inspiration, let’s make art objects with a variety of materials and techniques.

Offered on Mon. 2:00pm

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(F17.03) Castles, Dragons, & Knights

(F17.03) Castles, Dragons, & Knights

(Ages 3-4) Majestic castles, fire breathing dragons, knights in shining armor, and more!

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.04) Aliens, Robots, & Strange Creatures

(F17.04) Aliens, Robots, & Strange Creatures

(Ages 5-6) Blend reality and imagination as you sculpt, draw and paint fantastical creatures. Make up stories and names for your creatures and design environments where they live.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.05) Art of Your Dreams

(F17.05) Art of Your Dreams

(Ages 6-8) Create paintings and drawings of your dreams and fantasies, and make your own diary. Look at surrealist artists for inspiration.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.06) Fun with Drama

(F17.06) Fun with Drama

(Ages 7-11) Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.07) Collage & Assemblage

(F17.07) Collage & Assemblage

(Ages 9-11) Rip, cut, tear, and build! Use collage to make anything imaginable.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.08) Darkroom Photography

(F17.08) Darkroom Photography

(Ages 9-11) Discover the magic world of darkroom photography where art meets science via chemistry and physics.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F17.09) Landscapes

(F17.09) Landscapes

(Ages 3-4) Explore the art of landscapes through drawing, painting, diorama, and collage techniques while you create your very own unique views of many different places.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.10) Dance & Art

(F17.10) Dance & Art

(Ages 4-6) Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.11) Slime Time

(F17.11) Slime Time

(Ages 5-6) Explore nature while you create paintings and clay sculptures of magical mushrooms, surrealist slugs, and slimy snails.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.12) Phun with Physics

(F17.12) Phun with Physics

(Ages 6-8) Learn to design and build colorful, inventive contraptions inspired by the kinetic art of Alexander Calder and Chris Burden.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.13) Artful Architecture

(F17.13) Artful Architecture

(Ages 9-11) Looking at the buildings of Gaudi, Gehry, and Rodia, create drawings and 3-D models of your own dream structures using clay, plaster, paper mache, and mixed media.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.14) Artsy Comics

(F17.14) Artsy Comics

(Ages 9-11) Experiment with different ways of making comics while practicing your storytelling and art skills.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F17.15) Ceramics

(F17.15) Ceramics

(Ages 6-11) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art.

Offered on Wed. 10:00am

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(F17.16) Magic Garden

(F17.16) Magic Garden

(Ages 3-5) Create your own beautiful magic gardens while discovering the art of landscape gardens.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(F17.17) Sewing Circuits

(F17.17) Sewing Circuits

(Ages 6-11) Explore electricity, circuits, and the history of computing to find inspiration for sewing and weaving projects that include electrical elements.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(F17.18) Kaleidoscopes of Color

(F17.18) Kaleidoscopes of Color

(Ages 3-4) Explore one color of the rainbow in each class. While making art in a variety of media, look at animals and everyday objects found in each color and talk about how the colors make us feel.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F17.19) Silly Still Lifes

(F17.19) Silly Still Lifes

(Ages 5-6) Paint, draw, and use mixed media to create unique still lifes with a wild array of objects.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm 2:53pm

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(F17.20) Stop Motion Animation

(F17.20) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 7-9) Animate for the sheer fun of it! Explore the A-Z of stop motion animation using claymation, cut paper, collage, drawing and pixilation.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F17.21) Fun with Drama

(F17.21) Fun with Drama

(Ages 6-11) Explore character, movement, and theatrical expression through exercises and games.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F17.22) Drawing: Honing Your Skills

(F17.22) Drawing: Honing Your Skills

(Ages 9-11) Take your artistry to the next level with our technical drawing class.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F17.23) Paintings Big & Small

(F17.23) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 3-5) Explore line, color, and shape on a tiny and a gigantic scale. We'll experiment with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

Offered on Thu. 10:00am

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(F17.24) Colorful Worlds

(F17.24) Colorful Worlds

(Ages 3-4) Explore imaginative landscapes through the eyes of various artists to create 2D and 3D masterpieces with paint, clay, and mixed media.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F17.25) Imaginary Creatures

(F17.25) Imaginary Creatures

(Ages 5-6) Create your own imaginary creatures. Learn the process of creature design through drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F17.26) Ceramics

(F17.26) Ceramics

(Ages 7-9) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F17.27) Sculpting: Let’s Make It Move!

(F17.27) Sculpting: Let’s Make It Move!

(Ages 9-11) Let’s create mobile sculptures using multiple mediums such as found objects and clay. Learn artistic skills, and also basic physics, to make your sculptures move.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F17.28) Puppet Menagerie

(F17.28) Puppet Menagerie

(Ages 9-11) Discover how to make puppets, create character movement, and write short scripts. Learn about puppet history and design a variety of puppets.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F17.29) Stop Motion Animation

(F17.29) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 6-11) Create your own animated video. Learn basic stop motion animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustration and cut-outs.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(F17.30) Clay Play

(F17.30) Clay Play

(Ages 3-4) Create playful and imaginative artworks. Learn clay hand-building techniques while we use fun exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, and recycled objects.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.31) Creating Characters

(F17.31) Creating Characters

(Ages 5-7) In this beginning drama class, explore character, creative movement, and theatrical expression through stories, myths, exercises, and games.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.32) Sculpting Animals

(F17.32) Sculpting Animals

(Ages 6-8) Sculpt your favorite animal! Using different materials such as clay, mat board, foam, coated wire and different found objects, you’ll get to create sculptural works of animals.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.33) Mazes & Games

(F17.33) Mazes & Games

(Ages 7-9) Make your own rules, build your own worlds, and create your own stories about how to get from one place to another.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.34) Comics & Crazy Anime Characters

(F17.34) Comics & Crazy Anime Characters

(Ages 7-9) Explore story and humor as we study cartoons, comics, and the colorful, action-packed world of anime.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.35) Design & Paint Armory Stools

(F17.35) Design & Paint Armory Stools

(Ages 9-11) Leave your mark on the Armory! Inspired by masterworks from your favorite artist, design a painting to top one or more of our stools and help bring a colorful, artistic life to our studio spaces.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F17.36) Stop Motion Animation

(F17.36) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 9-11) Create your own animated video. Learn basic animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustration, cut-outs, and more!

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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