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Ages 11-14
November 1 - November 22
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.

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Ages 7-11
November 2 - December 14 (no class 11/23 & 11/30)
(5 weeks)
Sat. 3:00-4:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton
Improve your fundamental drawing skills with a wide array of lessons which will include the use of traditional art mediums (pencil, marker, pastels, etc.) and technology (drawing software, tablets.) Class may be taken multiple times; lessons will vary from session to session. Course fee includes $20.00 supply fee.

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Ages 11-14
November 4 - December 2
(5 weeks)
Mon. 6:30-8pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton
Improve your fundamental drawing skills with a wide array of lessons which will include the use of traditional art mediums (pencil, marker, pastels, etc.) and technology (drawing software, tablets.) Learn to recognize and proportionally represent edges, shapes, negative space, line, and shadow. Class may be taken multiple times; lessons will vary from session to session. Course fee includes $20.00 supply fee.

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Posted in , on 2 October 2019, by , 0 Comments


Ages 5-8
Nov. 9 & 16
Saturday     3pm - 4:45pm

Instructor:  Heather Rankin

Our mini-classes for ages 5-8 feature a variety of 2D and 3D art projects to encourage exploration, discovery, and FUN! In this session children will create their own organic botanical creature using elements from nature ---leaves, pine sprays, twigs & more.  We will learn about form, texture, layers and collage techniques in creating an autumnal keepsake.

Course fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee.

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Ages 7 & up*
(1.5 hours) Dec. 8
Sun. 12:00-1:30pm

Come create an artistic gingerbread house you can display with pride. You bring one bag of candy to share and we’ll supply our homemade gingerbread, fresh royal icing, and fancy trimmings for each person to make their own unique “home sweet home.” Looking for holiday outings? Sign up with friends and family and work side by side in festive creativity.  Very limited enrollment; register early!  *Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult registrant.

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Ages 7-11
(12 hours) Dec. 26 - 27
Thu. - Fri. 10am – 4pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

What do you know about cartooning? Join our mini-camp and improve your character illustration skills and personal style. We will look at eastern and western comics, and then use hand drawing, digital tablets, and cartooning software to illustrate a page, just like the professionals!

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Ages 13-18
(12 hours) Dec. 30 - 31
Mon. - Tue. 10am – 4pm

Instructor: Nicole Osborne

Improve your skills in creating original anime characters with fully developed traits, motivations, and potential story arcs.  We will go over different drawing techniques to help build your character’s look and context, and finish with designing dynamic page layout compositions to showcase your scene. Traditional hand-drawing and inking methods will be featured in the workshop.  Course fee includes $10 supply fee.

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Ages 7-11
(4 Weeks) January 10 - 31
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.

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Posted in , on 24 September 2019, by , 0 Comments


Ages 11 - 18
(5 Weeks) Jan. 11 - Feb. 8
Sat. 2-4pm

Instructor: Lydia Bratton
What’s behind Manga & Anime? Why are these so popular? We will look at Japanese cartooning, learn a bit about the history & techniques and apply our skills into making creative and original Japanese frame-boards. Hand drawing and digital tablets may be utilized with a variety of widely accessible software programs, including Krita™, Manga Studio™, Paint Tool Sai™, and MediBang Paint Pro™.  Course fee includes $20 supply fee.

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Posted in , on 25 September 2019, by , 0 Comments


Ages 11-14
February 7 - 28
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.

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