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

Monday

Children’s Clay Class at Chester Springs Studio, Chester County

Creative Clay

Ages: 6 to 8, Limit 8
Instructor: Jessica Greet
Length: 8 Weeks
Mondays, April 17-June 5
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

Clay (6-8 yrs): Using stories and imagination as inspiration, we will create ceramic objects including usable pots and fanciful sculptures. Possible projects include toad houses, animal rattles, decorative planters, and more. Through this exploration, students will learn basic ceramic methods such as pinch, slab and coil pots, rolling cylinders, altering shapes and applying surface textures and colors.

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Wednesday

Fun and Functional Ceramics

Kids Clay Classes with Jessica Greet, Chester Springs Studio, Chester County

Kids Clay Classes with Jessica Greet, Chester Springs Studio, Chester County

Ages: 9 to 12, Limit 8
Instructor: Jessica Greet
Length: 8 Weeks
Wednesdays, April 19- June 7
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

Clay (9-12 yrs): Students will learn basics ceramic methods such as pinch, slab and coil pots and further embellish the ceramics using stamps, textures and colorful slips. Have fun in class making your own ceramic creations including toad houses, flower vases and planters!

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ThursdayKids Art Class, Painting & Drawing, Chester Springs, Chester County

Young Masters: Drawing and Painting

Ages: 7 to 10, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi

Length: 4 Weeks
Thursdays, May 24 –  June 21
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Studio Barn
Tuition: $70 Member, $80 Non-member

Drawing & Painting (7-10 yrs): Kids, have fun developing drawing and painting skills while learning about famous artists. 

Each week we 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, including Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Cezanne, Marc Chagall and others.

Paper collage by Matisse.

Paper collage by Matisse.

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Saturday

Claymation animation classes

NEW! Claymation

Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 8 Weeks
Saturdays, May 6 – June 24, 2017
Time: 11-12:30pm
Location: Chester Springs Library, Community Room
Tuition: $150 Member, $170 Non-member

Claymation (9-15 yrs): Learn the basic principles of animation and produce a short animated sequence. In Claymation we will cover a brief overview of the history of animation. Then roll up your sleeves as we begin to develop your production. Kids, learn how to develop your concept and story ideas. Create storyboards, key frames and characters, record voices and sound effects. Learn the art of storytelling through the art of stop-motion clay animation.

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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.