Art Studio

Visual Arts Programs

Considered the community’s premiere arts facility, the Art Studio offers creative classes, workshops and birthday parties. Adult classes are taught by professional artists. Popular birthday party packages for girls and boys preschool through teens. Offering a wide variety of summer, school-year, and school-break programs.

 

 

 

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Youth Weekly Classes

Kindergarten Art Adventure (Ages 5-6)

Join us for a creative adventure designed specifically for Kindergarteners. We’ll discover artistic outlets with art and crafts projects for all seasons. Painting, crafting, creating with clay, plaster art, watercolors, holiday decor and more! Emphasis is on providing a stress free complement to a kindergartener’s day. Stay with us all year, no projects repeat.
Instructor: Emily Laffey
Wednesday, 4:30-5:40 PM | January 18-March 8 | $150 (R) $160 (NR)
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Instructor: Kristin W.
Thursday, 9:30-10:45 AM | January 19-March 9 | $154 (R) $164 (NR)
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Instructor: Susan Egea
Thursday, 1:30-2:45 PM | January 19-March 9 | $154 (R) $164 (NR)
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Introduction to Art Academy (Grades 1-4)

Do you enjoy art at school and wish the class would last longer? This class introduces you to the world of art including a variety of art and craft projects. Class focuses on skill development and technique. A perfect class to supplement school art curriculum and grow your confidence. Stay with us all year, no projects repeat.
Instructor: Emily Laffey
Thursday, 4:15-5:45 PM | January 19-March 9 | $160 (R) $170 (NR)
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Instructor: Susan Egea
Monday, 4:15-5:30 PM | January 23-March 20 (No class February 20)| $160 (R) $170 (NR)
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Intermediate Art Academy (Grades 5-8)

Explore the various mediums available; pencil, chalk, watercolor, acrylic and more while learning about concepts, such as, line, shape, texture and color. Direction is provided towards completed projects. A true enhancement and skill development to supplement school art curriculum. Stay with us all year, no projects repeat.
Instructor: Leslie Menarik
Tuesday, 4:15-5:45 PM | January 17-March 7 | $170 (R) $180 (NR)
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Youth Oil Painting Class (Ages 12-18)

Looking for a new medium to explore? Oil painting allows for greater flexibility, richer and denser colors, the use of layers, and a wider range from light to dark in colors. We will combine lesson time with free paint time giving students an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned. Class is suitable for all levels and supplies will be provided.
Instructor: Emily Laffey
Saturday, 10:00-11:30 AM | January 21-March 11 | $170 (R) $180 (NR)
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Learn to Draw (Ages 7-14)

Learn and improve drawing skills through practice and understanding of the step-by-step approach. Specific tips take drawings to the next level. Use a variety of media, including chalk, pastels, charcoal and watercolor. All supplies included.
Instructor: Emily Laffey
Thursday, 5:45-6:45 PM | January 19-March 9 | $130 (R) $140 (NR)
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Adult Weekly Classes

Exploring Pastels (Ages 18+)

Learn three aspects of the medium of pastel-color, drawing and mixing. Work from photos or still life. Suitable for beginners and intermediate/advanced levels. Click Here for the supply list.
Instructor: Leslie Menarik
Tuesday, 1:00-3:30 PM | January 10-March 7 | $135 (R) $145 (NR)
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Oil Painting Studio Time (Ages 18+)

Like to oil paint, but don’t have the room? Seeking artistic guidance, but don’t necessarily need intense lessons? Enjoy painting and socializing with other artists? Studio time is for you! Work on your own subject matter, at your own pace, with guidance when you need it. Recommended for beginners through experienced artists.
Instructor: Leslie Menarik
Wednesday, 12:30-3:00 PM | January 11-March 8 | $135 (R) $145 (NR)
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Watercolor for Adults (Ages 18+)

Do you enjoy watercolor painting? Seeking artistic guidance, but don’t necessarily need intense lessons? Enjoy painting and socializing with other artists? Studio time is for you! Work on your own subject matter, at your own pace, with guidance when you need it. Recommended for beginners through experienced artists. A supply is available upon registration for new students.
Instructor: Kristin W.
Tuesday, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM | January 10-March 7 | $135 (R) $145 (NR)
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Holiday Classes

Junior Elf Workshop (Ages 5-7)

An Art Studio favorite for holiday crafting is back as we transform into a Junior Elves Workshop, complete with holiday music and oh so much fun! Emphasis on quality, homemade gifts for a few special people on your child’s gift list. Your child will be filled with pride as they add a personal touch to these one-of-a-kind gifts and you will be amazed at what they make!

Wednesday, 4:30-5:40 PM | November 30-December 14 | $60 (R) $63 (NR)
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Secret Santa Workshop (Ages 8-14)

An Art Studio favorite returns! Just like the Junior Elf’s Workshop but for the older children. Emphasis on quality homemade gifts for a few special people on your child’s gift list. Must be able to work independently.

Wednesday, 6:15-7:30 PM | November 30-December 14 | $65 (R) $70 (NR)
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Ornament Workshop (All Ages)

Celebrate the magic of the holiday with an Art Studio favorite, Ornament Workshop! With four unique ornaments per person registered, created by our in-house designer, we guarantee you’ll leave with ornaments that will have you singing carols as you leave the Art Studio!

Saturday, December 3 | $28 (R) $33 (NR)
10:00-11:00 AM Click here to register!
11:15 AM-12:15 PM Click here to register!
12:30-1:30 PM Click here to register!
1:45-2:45 PM Click here to register!

Holiday Village (Ages 5-11)

A super fun twist on a holiday favorite – paint your own mini 3D ceramic village with 3D trees to take home and enjoy for the holiday and all winter. We’ll supply embellishments and a base for the village! Everyone present must be registered individually.

Sunday, December 4 | 12:00-2:00 PM | $32 (R) $35 (NR)
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Holiday Gift Workshop (Ages 5-7 & 8-12)

Your child will complete adorable last minute gifts for friends and family in the festive Art Studio workshop. With holiday music and oh so much fun, 2 to 3 projects will be done! Class size is limited, register early!

Ages 5- 7
Saturday, December 17 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM | $38 (R) $40 (NR)
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Ages 8-12
Saturday, December 17 | 1:00-3:00 PM | $38 (R) $40 (NR)
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Koala Valentine Adventures (4-10)

A pack of adventurous Koala’s has made their way to the Art Studio and need you to help them create fun Valentine projects. Your premade stuffed Koala is ready to go home with you, come have fun making crafts from down under.

Sunday, January 29 | 12:00-2:00 PM | $38 (R) $40 (NR)
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Be My Valentine (Ages 5-11)

A variety of projects in shades of pink, purple and red with hearts and flowers galore! Step-by-step instruction and plenty of paint to complete projects for holiday gifting and decorating! Nothing says “I love you” like a homemade treasure!

Sunday, February 5 | 12:00-2:00 PM | $35 (R) $38 (NR)
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Single Day Classes

Snow Leopard Snowy Day (Ages 5-11)

A short while back on the Studio steps were a dozen sweet snow leopards looking to rest! In the box there was a small hidden note, “a home for the holidays would be the best gift of all!” Come to the Art Studio and “adopt” a snow leopard, we’ll make them treats so the won’t have a care. What kind of treats do you ask? Please see, tis a simple task! Stuffed leopards are premade and ready for you, so come on over and take one home with you!

Sunday, December 11 | 1:00-3:00 PM | $38 (R) $40 (NR)
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Teddy Bear Tea Party (Ages 4-9)

Tea parties are fancy fun when shared with a new furry friend. We’ll meet and greet our new Teddy Bears and dress them in high style complete with a feather boa and mini bag. An Art Studio class wouldn’t be complete without a craft or two! Our table will be set for tea (juice) and packaged treats. Must be 4 years old.

Sunday, January 22 | 12:00-2:00 PM | $40 (R) $42 (NR)
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Open Studio

School’s Out Open Studio (Ages 5-16)

Escape the cold, put away the screen and get creative. Choose projects from a huge assortment of wood, plaster and more! New selections and items suitable for gift giving available. Ages 5 and up are welcome, but must be able to sit and work independently. Registration required for each attendee. Come in for 1.5 hours, arrive by 1:30 PM.

10:00 AM-3:00 PM | $18 (R) $20 (NR)

Monday, November 21
Tuesday, November 22
Tuesday, December 27
Wednesday, December 28
Thursday, December 29
Friday, December 30
Wednesday, January 4
Thursday, January 5
Friday, January 6

Art Camp

Art Start Camp (Ages 7-14)

Our popular “all inclusive” art camp combines both art and crafts. If you’re looking for an overall “art experience” this is the camp for you. Painting, drawing, design, color, dimension, clay, and more; an “eclectic” combination of instruction, technique and individual exploration! Campers grouped and challenged by age and skill. Must work independently and be 7 by the start of camp. All supplies included.

Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30-12:00 PM | January 3-5 | $100 (R) $105 (NR)
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Birthday Parties

Arts & Crafts (Ages 5-16)

$20-$23 per child – Minimum 8 children, Maximum 20

A ‘one-of-a-kind’ birthday experience! Choose a quality project, custom theme and colors for boys and girls. Instruction provided. No two parties are ever the same! Parties are an hour and 45 minutes long. Call the Art Studio for details 847-342-0573.

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