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Fall Studio 2018

Children (Ages 3-11)



Classes for 3-5 year olds introduce various 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. Various materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge. All students must meet age requirements.

  • Classes are limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. Select classes are limited to less students.
  • All art materials are included.
  • 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.



(F18.01) Art Magicians

(F18.01) Art Magicians

(Ages 3-5) Use an array of materials to make magic wands, disappearing rabbits, colorful wizard hats, and even secret potions.

Offered on Mon. 2:00pm

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(F18.02) Rockets, Comets, & the Milky Way

(F18.02) Rockets, Comets, & the Milky Way

(Ages 3-4) Blast off into outer space! Design your own rockets to explore the wonders of the galaxies. Paint comets that glow in the dark and learn about the constellations.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.03) New Class: Art Dinner Party

(F18.03) New Class: Art Dinner Party

(Ages 5-6) Have fun creating your own art menu! Explore texture, color, and materials as you build your five course meal using fun, artful ingredients. Projects have a variety of themes including soups, salads, appetizers, main course, and dessert.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.04) Road Trip

(F18.04) Road Trip

(Ages 6-8) Use your imagination to “travel” to many different places. Make maps of adventurous routes, imagine and create what you'll need to pack for a long trip. Let’s hit the road.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.05) Masterminding Mazes & Games

(F18.05) Masterminding Mazes & Games

(Ages 7-9) Create your own games and mazes with challenges to solve and secrets to unlock. Plan and refine an original game design, develop characters and environments to travel through.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.06) Fun with Drama

(F18.06) 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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(F18.07) Ceramics

(F18.07) Ceramics

(Ages 9-11) Learn hand-building and basic wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic pieces. Explore various types of clay, learn methods of glazing and make different types of surface texture.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.08) Pinhole Camera to Darkroom Photo

(F18.08) Pinhole Camera to Darkroom Photo

(Ages 9-11) Create camera-less photograms, lumen prints, and cyanotypes. Construct and shoot with your own pinhole cameras, based on the camera obscura, from antiquity.

Offered on Mon. 4:00pm

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(F18.09) Enchanted Forests

(F18.09) Enchanted Forests

(Ages 3-4) Create magical lands with castles in the sky, underwater worlds, and enchanted forests. Using a variety of materials, summon creatures, fairies, and even monsters.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F18.10) Dance & Art

(F18.10) 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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(F18.11) Myths & Magical Creatures

(F18.11) Myths & Magical Creatures

(Ages 5-6) Explore legendary creatures from ancient civilizations and myths like the Cyclops and Griffin.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F18.12) New Class: Patterns & Portraiture

(F18.12) New Class: Patterns & Portraiture

(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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(F18.13) Ceramics

(F18.13) Ceramics

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

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F18.14) New Class: Calacas, Calaveras, y Papel Picado

(F18.14) New Class: Calacas, Calaveras, y Papel Picado

(Ages 9-11) Together let’s investigate the autumn Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead, by creating works of art depicting colorful calacas (dancing skeletons) and calaveras (flowered skulls).

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F18.15) New Class: Animal Painting

(F18.15) New Class: Animal Painting

(Ages 9-11) Animal lovers unite! Learn the basic principles of drawing, painting, and design as you create works of art depicting your favorite animals.

Offered on Tue. 4:00pm

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(F18.16) Land, Sea, & Sky

(F18.16) Land, Sea, & Sky

(Ages 3-5) As young artists, explore the world around you! Make art about the sea, forests, sky, and creatures.

Offered on Wed. 2:00pm

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(F18.17) Ceramics

(F18.17) 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. 2:00pm

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(F18.18) Baby Animals

(F18.18) Baby Animals

(Ages 3-4) Explore the world of baby animals, looking at how they play, what they eat, and where they sleep. Create artworks inspired by baby animals using lots of materials and found objects.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F18.19) Go Cuckoo for Clay

(F18.19) Go Cuckoo for Clay

(Ages 5-6) Create crazy projects using lots of clay! Explore the basics of working with clay while building small and large sculptures inspired by what you see and imagine, finishing your creations with bright colors and decorations.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F18.20) Creature Sculpture

(F18.20) Creature Sculpture

(Ages 6-8) Create quirky sculptures of creatures we recognize and some that we do not. Using clay, plastic wrap, found objects, paint, and lots of imagination, students will cut, paint, draw, and sculpt their own creatures.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F18.21) Stop Motion Animation

(F18.21) 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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(F18.22) Fun with Drama

(F18.22) Fun with Drama

(Ages 7-10) Explore character, movement, and theatrical expression through exercises and games.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F18.23) Drawing & Painting

(F18.23) Drawing & Painting

(Ages 9-11) Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice with simple sketches and then create finished works as you experiment with color theory and mixing paint.

Offered on Wed. 4:00pm

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(F18.24) Making Faces

(F18.24) Making Faces

(Ages 3-5) Create real and imaginary faces through drawing, painting and lively mask making. Learn to draw noses, mouths, ears, eyebrows, and foreheads.

Offered on Thu. 12:30pm

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(F18.25) Sculpting Animals

(F18.25) Sculpting Animals

(Ages 3-4) Create sculptural works of animals and their diverse environments using different techniques and materials such as clay, mat board, foam, wire, and found objects.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F18.26) Kites, Planes, & Rockets

(F18.26) Kites, Planes, & Rockets

(Ages 5-6) Make sophisticated paper airplanes, kites that fly, and rockets that blast as we explore the world of flight and aerodynamics.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F18.27) People, Portraits, & Figures

(F18.27) People, Portraits, & Figures

(Ages 7-9) Create your own art by the people, of the people, for the people. Learn about portrait techniques by looking at ways artists represent people using different styles of painting, drawing, collage, and sculpture.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F18.28) New Class: Ceramics: Let’s Make a Splash!

(F18.28) New Class: Ceramics: Let’s Make a Splash!

(Ages 9-11) Dive into the wonderful world of tile and mosaic making! You will not only make and design tiles for coasters, special plaques, or garden stepping stones, you will also help us to make the Armory ceramics room more beautiful.

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F18.29) Build a City

(F18.29) Build a City

(Ages 9-11) Design and build your own city buildings, parks and playgrounds using many materials. How do the spaces we live in tell our story?

Offered on Thu. 4:00pm

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(F18.30) Painting Rainbows

(F18.30) Painting Rainbows

(Ages 3-5) Paint, sculpt, and experience the colors of the rainbow through different materials. Imagine and create the wonders of the rainbow.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(F18.31) Comics & Crazy Anime Characters

(F18.31) 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. 2:00pm

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(F18.32) Clay Play

(F18.32) 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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(F18.33) Creating Characters

(F18.33) 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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(F18.34) New Class: Landscapes & Cityscapes

(F18.34) New Class: Landscapes & Cityscapes

(Ages 6-8) Explore the art of landscapes and cityscapes through drawing, painting, diorama, and collage techniques while you create your own unique views of many different places.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F18.35) Artsy Comics & Anime

(F18.35) Artsy Comics & Anime

(Ages 7-9) Express yourself, your interests, and the world around you by making comics in your own style. Explore all the beautiful ways we can tell stories through pictures.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F18.36) Awesome Art in a Box

(F18.36) Awesome Art in a Box

(Ages 9-11) Start with simple boxes and turn them into art with surprises inside. Create intimate, small worlds of art.

Offered on Fri. 4:00pm

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(F18.37) Stop Motion Animation

(F18.37) 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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