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, Jan. 8-Feb. 26, 2018
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 bird houses, mugs, 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, Jan. 10-Feb. 28, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

Clay (9-12 yrs): Students will learn basic 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.

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Thursday

Young Masters: Art and Storytelling

Ages: 7 to 11, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 7 Weeks
Thursdays, Jan.18-Mar.1, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Studio Barn
Tuition: $120 Member, $140 Non-member


Art and Storytelling (7-11 yrs): 
Improve your artistic skills as Egypt_Myth_Creation_Sunrise_at_Creationyou learn about storytelling through art. Throughout history artists have created visual images inspired by stories. Explore drawing and painting techniques, as well as the use of symbols to convey your message. Learn a variety of composition, drawing, shading and brush techniques that will improve your design and convey momentum. We will work in a variety of media. Children may bring in inspiring photos or favorite objects to work from, and there will be many visual references available in the class. The last class culminates in an exhibit of the students’ work for their family and friends.

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Saturday

Claymation animation classes

Claymation

Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 8 Weeks
Saturdays, Jan.13-Mar.3, 2017
Time: 11-12:30pm
Location: TBA
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 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.