Fall 2017 Youth Classes

“At The Drawing Studio, no matter what your age or skill level, you are treated as an artist.”

— Safia Francis, youth student

Junior Classes (Ages 9-12)

Drawing from the Imagination with Mykl Wells
September 10-24 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Drawing from the imagination is one of the best ways to encourage and develop the imagination. Artists will use their time in the studio to explore new worlds, meet new characters. In the process, they will refine their drawing techniques and learn to focus the creative spirit that resides in all of us.  
$110 / 3 sessions

Pipe Cleaner Action Figures with Don Porcella
October 1-22  (1:00-4:00 PM)
Transform yourself into a mini-me action figure made of woven pipe cleaners! In this new workshop, students will learn how to turn every-day materials into art that is comical, endearing, and fun! 
$145 / 4 sessions

Introduction to Watercolor with Marcy Ellis
November 12-19 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Give your younger artists an introduction to watercolor! Students will explore value, color, and texture, through various watercolor techniques. 
$75 / 2 sessions


Make Your Own Zine with Marcy Ellis 
October 8-15 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Explore the art of zines. The class will outline a brief introduction to bookmaking binds, and students will create their zine using a chosen bind. Students will explore different topics to create a concept and different and art materials like ink, watercolor, and collage. 

Animation with Don Porcella 
November 5-19 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Develop a passion for animation in this new workshop! Students will learn to create characters, objects, environments, and render motion capture. Leave with a storyboard, flip book and still photo animation sequence. Required: iPhone, smart phone, or iPad. 

Comic Drawing with Mark Zepezauer  
December 3-17 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Comic class will focus on creating characters, exaggeration and action techniques, inking and coloring, and more. Students will learn the basics of making their own cartoon panels. Returning students welcome to deepen their skills. 

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