CHILDREN’S ART & CLAY CLASSES

Kid's enjoy exploring clay and the arts at Chester Springs Studio!

Kid’s enjoy exploring clay and the arts at Chester Springs Studio!

 

 

Welcome to Creativity Abounds All Year Round at Historic Yellow Springs. Our Children’s art classes offer Clay, Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media and more! Classes are small for individual attention and encouragement by our professional artists and art education instructors. Materials and supplies are included in the tuition of each class. Note: Chester Springs Studio in Historic Yellow Springs is not responsible for child or teen supervision for more than five minutes before or after class. Please be prompt at the pick up time. Thanks!

 

 


 

Children’s Classes

Wednesday

Children love creating with clay!

Creative Clay

Ages: 6 to 8 years
Limit: 8 students

Instructor: Jessica Greet
Length: 8 Weeks
Mondays, Jan.6 – Feb.24, 2020
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

Clay (6-8 yrs): In the childrens’ class Creative Clay, kids use stories and imagination as their inspiration for their original creations. Children have fun creating ceramic projects including usable pots and fanciful sculptures. In this class they will learn basic ceramic methods such as pinch, slab and coil pots, rolling cylinders, altering shapes and applying surface textures and colors. Their clay creations are fired in the kiln and then able to be enjoyed for years!

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Classes include learning to handbuild pottery.

Classes include learning to handbuild pottery.

Wednesday

Fun and Functional Ceramics

Ages: 9 to 12 years
Limit: 8 students

Instructor: Jessica Greet
Length: 8 Weeks
Mondays, Jan.6 – Feb.24, 2020
(Fun & Functional is running on Monday with Creative Clay. All children will be instructed at their individual level.)

Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

 

Kids give shape to their imaginations as they sculpt the clay.

Kids give shape to their imaginations as they sculpt the clay.

Clay (9-12 yrs): In Fun and Functional Ceramics students will learn basic ceramic methods such as pinch, slab and coil pots. Then, they will learn techniques to further embellish the ceramics using stamps, textures and colorful slips. Have fun in class making your own ceramic creations! 

At the end of the session, students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the potters wheel and what it’s all about.

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"Children Drawing" by Picasso

“Children Drawing” by Picasso

Thursday

Young Masters: Drawing & Painting

Ages: 6 to 11 years
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 5 Weeks
Thursdays, Jan.23 – Feb.20, 2020
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Studio Barn
Tuition: $110 Member, $135 Non-member
Materials: Sketch Book, drawing pencils 2B and 5B or 6B

 

Kids learn drawing, painting and collage techniques in the art class Young Masters.

Kids learn drawing, painting and collage techniques in the art class Young Masters.

Drawing and Painting (6-11 yrs): This class will focus on drawing skills, pointillism painting techniques, collage, and the influence of cubism. Kids have fun exploring color and value relationships, while developing drawing and painting skills, and learning about famous artists. Children are encouraged to draw in their sketchbooks and bring their work in for personal review with the instructor. Each week we will explore a new medium and style with projects geared for younger artists. Mix your own paints and learn a variety of techniques used by famous artists. This Winter Semester we will explore artistic techniques used by Pablo Picasso, Georges Seurat and other famous artists.

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Kids Class Locations:

 

Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs

1668 Art School Rd Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Lincoln Building at Historic Yellow Springs

1685 Art School Rd Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Questions? Contact Cher Pizzi, Studio Program Manager. Email cpizzi@yellowsprings.org.


Historic Yellow Springs is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization.