Tween Classes (ages 9-12)

Tween Open Classes

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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! *Please note that these are drop off classes. 


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. 


Tuition: $165/7 week session. Pick your weekly class time:


Tuesdays 5:30-7PM 

Early Winter 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26

Late Winter 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16


Wednesdays 5:30-7PM

Early Winter 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13

Late Winter 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10

The Art of Storytelling with Mark Levine


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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. 


Tuition: $195/ 7 week session. Class meets Sundays from 10AM-Noon

Early Winter: 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17  

Late Winter: 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14

class registration and policies

HOW TO REGISTER

To register for classes, scroll down to the bottom of the page and add classes to your cart. After you check out, you will receive an e-mail from us within 24 hours. Please be patient, as this is not an automatic e-mail (we do this manually.)  This email will request additional information such as the students name, age, contact info etc. You will receive a text reminder several days before the start of your session.


CLASS POLICIES

It is the students responsibility to call out 4 hours prior to class time. Make up classes can be done in other class times. Please schedule this when you call out. Make up classes must be done within your 7-week session. Make up classes cannot be carried into future sessions, nor can they be used toward prorating future sessions. A make up class will not be issued if the student does not call ahead.

Studio E does not offer refunds on classes. If there is a situation that is discussed with us right away, we may allow the student a class credit which can be used at a later date. By registering for classes, you automatically agree to these policies.


SELF DIRECTION

Students receiving self direction must lay out their own money for classes, and get reinbursed by their agency. We will provide letterhead receipts, but you must request this through email at sstylianou50@yahoo.com