Winter School-Age Classes

Mondays

Getting Dirty (Ages 5 to 6)
January 23rd to March 6th (no class 2/20), 4:30 to 5:30pm
Pinch, pull, push – magic will come from mush! For kids with no experience working with potters clay. This class will give the basics to create works of art.
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $15, Firing Fee: $8
Watercolor For Kids (Ages 8 & up)
January 23rd to March 6th (no class 2/20), 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn basic watercolor techniques including washes, salt painting, wet on wet–dry brushing and more.. We will focus on landscapes still life and impressionistic styling. Great for anyone who loves to paint but doesn’t know where to begin!
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $16
Drawing with Color (Ages 8 & up)
March 13th to April 24th (no class 4/10), 4:30-5:30pm
Work with a variety of “colors” and dry mediums like colored pencils, markers, crayons and more!
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $12
Cartoon Comic Character (Ages 8 & up)
March 13th to April 24th (no class 4/10), 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Caricatures and creating comic strips is what we will dive into in this comical week. Peanuts, Looney toons and our own imaginary friends will come to life as we learn to draw, tell stories and learn to express ourselves. No manga or anime will be covered, only the classics.
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $14

Tuesdays

Beginning Wheel (Ages 8 & up)
January 17th to March 14th (no classes 2/21), 4:30 to 6:00pm
Learn to spin pottery on the wheel—from wedging your clay to making the piece to glazing—this intro level class will give you all the info and practice you will need to eventually master this amazing and sometimes therapeutic craft.
Class Fee: $144, Materials Fee: $25, Firing Fee: $14
Drawing Animals (Ages 9 & up)
January 17th to March 14th (no classes 2/21), 6:00 to 7:30pm
Learn how to develop images of everyday and exotic animals using realism techniques as well as graphic imagery. We will also spend time in class creating 3-D models. A must for kids who love animals as well as those looking to strengthen their basic drawing skills. Prerequisite KCD Beginners I or permission of instructor.
Class Fee: $120, Materials Fee: $16
Woodworking (Ages 8 & up)
March 21st to May 2nd (no classes 4/11) 4:30 to 6:00pm
In this class kids will not only learn to “build” with wood but we will also create projects from scratch using basic tools like hammers, screwdrivers and dremels – we will NOT be using saws – all wood will be precut for safety reasons. Staining sanding and other surface design will be covered as well.

Class Fee: $120, Materials Fee: $28

Wednesdays

Kids Can Draw (Ages 6 & up)
January 18th to February 22nd, 4:30 to 5:30pm
From still-life to copy art figures to landscape, kids will learn to “rethink” what they see and break it down into lines, patterns, shapes and shadows. This is a basics class for those with little or no experience in formal 2-D instruction.
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $8
Clay Studio (Ages 9 & up)
January 18th to March 8th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
An open studio time set aside for clay only! An instructor will give demonstrations in a variety of techniques both in throwing and hand building. Students will be self guided with instructor available to facilitate. Students may create both functional and non-functional work. Some younger children may participate in this class with permission from the instructor based on past experience.
Class Fee: $144, Materials Fee: $25, Firing Fee: $14
3-D Design 2 (Ages 8 & up)
March 1st to May 3rd (no classes 4/12), 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Mixing your own imagination with all the materials we have to offer can make some wonderful sculptures. As we explore working with clay, model magic, recyclables, popsicle sticks and much more, your child will find a new world where their imagination comes to life!
Class Fee: $120, Materials Fee: $22

Thursdays

Intro to Paint (Ages 6 & up)
January 19th to February 23rd, 1:30-5:30pm
Water colors, acrylics and tempera. Learn to create with color-monochromatic to Monet. We will touch many aspects of painting, including an introduction to the masters! This course is technique based.
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $12
Clay Times (Ages 7 & up)
January 19th to February 23rd, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Pinch, coil, pellet and slab. These techniques and more will help you to create fun, functional objects for you to cherish forever. Making your own clay is bound to create lasting memories as well as a pot or two! Dress for a mess!
Class Fee: $135, Materials Fee: $20, Firing Fee: $14
Craft Crazy (Ages 6 & up)
March 2nd to April 6th (no classes 4/13) 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A different craft medium every day -– A great way to try something new! Candle making, mosaics, and paper making are just some of the outlets we will explore.
Class Fee: $90, Materials Fee: $18

Fridays

Miniature Landscapes & Terrain (ages 8 & up)
January 20th to March 10th, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
In this class we will make scale models of fantasy world landscapes complete with towns, rivers, and even some wildlife too! Delve into your imagination and build your own world right before your eyes!
Class Fee: $100, Materials Fee: $20