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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Week 7 (8/13-8/17)



Classes for 3-5 year olds introduce materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and ability 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. Materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge. 
  • All art materials are provided. 
  • Classes limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. Darkroom photography classes limited to 9. 3-4 year old classes limited to 10.
  • Tuition Assistance is available. You can apply for tuition assistance online at checkout. 
  • Save 10% on classes by becoming a member. Membership prices begin at the $100 Family level. You can add an Armory membership at checkout and get that 10% discount right away. To learn more about membership benefits, visit armoryarts.org/membership.
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. Enrollments are non-transferable. See all Armory Studio Policies.




(Su18.136) Flowers & Fireworks

(Su18.136) Flowers & Fireworks

(Ages 3 - 4) Explore things that bloom and burst. Look at patterns, nature and color while using many materials to create 2D and 3D art.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.137) Creature Design

(Su18.137) Creature Design

(Ages 5 - 6) Create your own imaginary creatures, monsters, and aliens. Learn the process of creature design through drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Study mythological creatures, and those designed by concept artists working in the entertainment industry.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.138) Wondrous Watercolors

(Su18.138) Wondrous Watercolors

(Ages 6 - 8) Watch colors, shapes, and materials swirl as you explore this fun, exciting medium. Experiment with techniques like color washing, blowing, blending, and more.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.139) Sculpting Animals

(Su18.139) Sculpting Animals

(Ages 7 - 9) Sculpt your favorite animal! Using different materials such as clay, mat board, foam, coated wire and found objects, create 3D works of animals and their diverse environments.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.140) Silent Stage

(Su18.140) Silent Stage

(Ages 6 - 11) Study silent film masters Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton and create your own short theater scenes. This fun drama class emphasizes elements of physical comedy and universal expression. Learn the basics of non-verbal communication and how to project this ancient art on the stage.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.141) Drawing & Painting

(Su18.141) Drawing & Painting

(Ages 9 - 11) Learn the basics of drawing and painting to create beautiful art. Practice with simple sketches, experiment with color theory, and create finished works as you expand your skills as an artist.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.142) Clay Play

(Su18.142) Clay Play

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

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.143) Animals in the Forest

(Su18.143) Animals in the Forest

(Ages 4 - 5) Make animal sculptures, furry masks, puppets and wearable art that celebrate forest animals. Use and arrange fun materials such as clay, paint, and cardboard.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.144) Painting People

(Su18.144) Painting People

(Ages 5 - 6) Learn how to draw and paint facial features and body proportions. Make your own portrait paintings after being inspired by artists who paint people in various mediums and styles.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.145) Musical Sculpture

(Su18.145) Musical Sculpture

(Ages 6 - 8) Discover the rich history of sculptures that make sounds. Make fascinating objects of your own design that use "sound" as one of the materials, be it melodic, percussive, or experimental.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.146) Ceramics

(Su18.146) Ceramics

(Ages 7 - 9) Learn hand-building and beginning potter’s wheel techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.147) Paint Yourself

(Su18.147) Paint Yourself

(Ages 7 - 9) Go beyond the selfie and learn how to paint your unique facial features and body proportions. Let’s study artists from various cultures who painted their own self-portraits.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.148) Cartooning & Comics

(Su18.148) Cartooning & Comics

(Ages 9 - 11) 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.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su18.149) Paint It!

(Su18.149) Paint It!

(Ages 3 - 4) No art will leave without paint on it! Drip, layer, splatter and mix paint as you create paintings and sculptures of different shapes and sizes. Learn skills such as mixing color and building texture.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.150) Claytopia

(Su18.150) Claytopia

(Ages 5 - 6) Coil, roll, and pinch all kinds of clay to create an imaginary world complete with cities, underwater landscapes, mythological stories, and the creatures who live there.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.151) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Su18.151) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Ages 6 - 8) Explore story and humor as we study cartoons, comics and the colorful, action-packed world of anime. Draw, paint and collage, while discovering clever techniques to create your own comic strip.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.152) Claymation

(Su18.152) Claymation

(Ages 7 - 9) From Gumby to Wallace & Gromit, clay is one of the most popular mediums for stop motion animation. Learn how to physically manipulate clay figures so they appear to move on their own, using both photography and software skills to make that magic happen.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.153) Bugs on My Brain

(Su18.153) Bugs on My Brain

(Ages 7 - 9) Delve into the fascinating world of bugs! Create paintings and sculptures of your own bugs as you learn about their creepy crawly characteristics, habitats, shapes, and patterns.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.154) Fabric & Fiber

(Su18.154) Fabric & Fiber

(Ages 9 - 11) Explore the process of natural dyeing, weaving, and sewing to create items such as personalized bags, bracelets, wall hangings, dyed t-shirts, or stained paper paintings. Dye with mediums such as tea, coffee grinds or turmeric.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.155) Ceramics

(Su18.155) Ceramics

(Ages 9 - 11) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su18.156) Yummy Things

(Su18.156) Yummy Things

(Ages 5 - 6) Play with your food! Draw inspiration from your favorite foods to make many yummy looking artworks with clay, paint, and more. Pies, cakes, ice cream, French fries, and maybe a few vegetables!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su18.157) Robot Design

(Su18.157) Robot Design

(Ages 6 - 8) Design and build your own robot! Challenge your imagination by engineering your robot and its environment from found objects and recycled materials. Research and study robots in popular culture and art.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su18.158) Carnivals and Carousels

(Su18.158) Carnivals and Carousels

(Ages 7 - 9) Imagine all the parts of a carnival, from fantastic carousel animals, to roller coasters, and colorful carnival treats. Paint and sculpt the fun festivities, using lots of colors, materials, and unique ideas.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su18.159) Animation: Make Monsters Move

(Su18.159) Animation: Make Monsters Move

(Ages 9 - 11 Build your very own monsters out of trash and recycled materials, then bring them to life with stop motion animation. Learn how to physically manipulate them so they appear to move on their own, using both photography and software skills to make that magic happen.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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