Winter/Spring 2018 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)

Color and Collage with Marcy Ellis
April 8 – 15  (1:00-4:00 PM)
Students will be introduced to the art making of collage in this course. Artists will practice basic skills in observational drawing and pair it with collage! Students will experiment with combining a wide variety of materials and techniques in this class.  
$75 / 2 sessions


Pipe Cleaner Action Figures with Don Porcella  
April 8 – 29 (1:00-4:00 PM)
Transfer yourself into a mini-me action figure made of woven pipe cleaners! In this NEW workshop, students will learn how to turn everyday materials into art that is comical, endearing and fun. 
$145 / 4 sessions

Art of Summer 2018

Junior programs 

Junior Immersion
Week 1AM: June 11 – 15, 8:30 – 12:00 (Monday – Friday) 
Week 1PM: June 11 – 15, 1:00 – 4:00 (Monday – Friday) 

Week 2AM: June 18 – 22, 8:30 – 12:00 (Monday – Friday)
Week 2PM: June 18 – 22, 1:00 – 4:00 (Monday – Friday)

Week 3AM: June 25 – 29, 8:30 – 12:00 (Monday – Friday)
Week 3PM: June 25 – 29, 1:00 – 4:00 (Monday – Friday) 

Bundle discount for all 3 weeks (AM)!
Bundle discount for all 3 weeks (PM)!

Each week provides a different focus, subject matter (still life, figure, animals, student’s favorite subjects), and projects.  

Comic Drawing
July 9 – July 13, 8:30AM – 12:00PM (Monday – Friday) 
Students will learn the fundamentals of telling a story with images and words, including creating characters and situations, line drawing and inking, coloring, and more! Students will explore the work of master cartoonists and participate in a collaborative cartoon jam with their fellow students. 

Teen programs

Teen 2D Camp
May 29 – June 8; 9:00AM – 3:00PM (Monday – Friday)
Students will take a deep dive into two-dimensional art. Students will receive a solid grounding in the skills of drawing from direct observation, including still-life and portraiture. Students will explore the “languages” of graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink, and more!

Teen Immersion
Weeks 1-2: June 11 – 22, 9:00AM – 3:00PM (Monday – Friday) 
Weeks 3-4: July 9 – 20, 9:00AM – 3:00PM (Monday – Friday) 
Bundle discount for all 4 weeks! 
Extended sessions allow students to learn fundamental skills of work from direct observation and explore their imaginative and deeply original takes on the world. Students will work in a variety of media including graphite, charcoal, ink, pastel, watercolor, acrylic paint, and more. Each section features different media, projects, and teaching artists. 

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