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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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Ages 5 to 8
Feb. 9
Sunday    3pm - 5pm

Instructor:  Heather Rankin

Join us for a colorful and zany take on Valentine's Day creativity.  We will examine some superstars of the insect world, learn a little about their real life parts, and design our own Love Bugs using a very special collection of mixed media supplies.  Hidden patterns, textures and character personification will be introduced by instructor Heather Rankin.  Parents take note - our Valentine's Day Sunday Open Dance will be taking place upstairs from 3:30 - 6pm, making this kids workshop a convenient opportunity for your romantic date!  But don't delay, our Love Bugs enrollment is very limited...sign up now!

Course fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee.

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


Ages 7-11
(5 Weeks) Feb. 22 - March 21
Sat. 3:00 – 4:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

What are the tools and techniques of cartoon drawing? Join this class and improve your ability to take a rough sketch to a finished cartoon using hand drawing media or digital tablets, as you choose. We will develop a cartoon character-based narrative and create pages of pictures and words to tell a story.  Course Fee includes tuition and supply fee.

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Ages 11-14
February 24 - March 23
(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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Ages 7-11
(4 Weeks) March 6 - 27
Fridays  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 11-14
April 3 - May 1
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 12 December 2019, by , 0 Comments


Ages 11-14
April 4 - May 9
(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.) 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 12 December 2019, by , 0 Comments


Ages 7-11
April 13 - May 11
(5 weeks)
Mon. 6:30pm - 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.) 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 25 September 2019, by , 0 Comments


Age 11 & up
(12 hours) May 23 - June 13
Sat. 1:30-4:30pm

Instructor: Lydia Bratton

Improve your photographs and/or drawings with technology! Learn how to artistically transform images – with the use of computers and digital drawing tablets, creative possibilities are endless. We’ll start the session in our Historic Manassas neighborhood; students may photograph or sketch as they choose. We will manipulate our digital files with Adobe Photoshop and other widely accessible software programs in the Center’s computer lab. Using images created during class or from the students’ own body of work we will make compelling new compositions. Phone & tablet cameras welcome. This introductory class is suitable for ages 11 to adults. Enrollment limited to 8 students. Tuition includes $15.00 supply fee.

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