Tween Classes (ages 9-12)

Tween Open Classes

Tween students work at a higher level of instruction, receiving individualized guidance while in a group setting. Students can expect to strengthen their artistic skills, while making new friends in a fun and educational way! 

Pick your focus area

Pottery/ceramics

Students will have the opportunity to experiment with throwing on a pottery wheel, and learn handbuilding techniques in this well rounded 7-week course. Students may choose to focus on one of the other or toggle between both stations. Students will learn skills in throwing, trimming, handbuilding, rolling slab, rolling coil and much more. Students will learn about the process of firing and glazing. Students will have access to over 100 glazes!

Painting

Students will work from photo refrences and still lifes, learning drafting, composition, line precision, color mixing and more! Students will have the option of working with acrilic or watercolor.   All supplies included.

Foundational Drawing

Students will learn the basics of drawing, including drafting, composition, line presicion, shading and more! Students will experiment with colored pencil, conte crayons, pastels, charcoal, pencil, marker and more! Students will work from still life and photo refrence. Some students may choose to work on comics/manga. This class is individually catered to the goals of each student. 

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Tuition: $165 per 7 week session

Pick your weekly class time:


Tuesdays 5:30-7PM with Mr. Stelios, Miss Nancy and Teacher’s Assistant

Early Fall Dates: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

Late Fall Dates: 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18


Wednesdays 5:30-7PM with Mr. Stelios, Miss Nancy and Teacher’s Assistant

Early Fall Dates: 9/5, 9/12, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24

Late Fall Dates: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

The Art of Storytelling with Mark Levine

Have  you ever wanted to tell your story through characters and comic  illustration? 

The Art-of-Storytelling will give each student the opportunity to explore their own concepts, stories and characters, in a sequential layout used in comic book and graphic novels. The course however is not limited to storyboarding for comic books. Mark will present to the class as a whole, his techniques and methodology as they can be applied to produce comic strips, cell animation, storyboards for a video game, or online graphics.It is important to note that each student will be given one on one direction and support by Mark in each class. He will encourage each student to work on their own level as far as talent, abilities, interest, and subject matter. He will direct students so that they can complete their individual goal(s), stay on task and develop a new set of skills. Some students will complete a three page story while others might complete a couple of stories that are 3-5 pages.Homework assignments are sometimes general one page assignments based on a theme given in class so that students  can develop the theme however they like and use whatever mediums they are comfortable with.Besides tapping into each students drawing and painting abilities as it applies to illustrating, Mark will teach layout and design, printing techniques, calligraphy, masthead-title page design and art direction.Lastly, Mark will encourage a “team” atmosphere that reflects on art studio bullpens that produce artwork for the comic book industry.Sharing ideas, sketching together, and discussing a broad range of subjects. Scroll down to register.

Tuition: $195 per seven week session


Pick your weekly class time:

Sundays 10AM-Noon

Early Fall Dates: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

Late Fall Dates: 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16


Mondays 4-6PM

Early Fall Dates: 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

Late Fall Dates: 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17