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, Sept. 25-Nov. 13, 2017
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, Sept. 27-Nov.15, 2017
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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ThursdayThe Art of Animals, students work at Chester Springs Studio

Young Masters: The Art of Animals

Ages: 7 to 11, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi

Length: 6 Weeks
Thursdays, Sept. 28-Nov.2, 2017
Time: 4:30 – 6pm
Location: Studio Barn
Tuition: $105 Member, $120 Non-member

Animal illustration, student at Chester Springs StudioThe Art of Animals (7-11 yrs): Kids, improve your artistic skills as you draw and paint animals. Learn to build the forms of animals out of basic shapes, using guidelines to rough in proportions. Capture essential movements through the use of gesture drawings, and explore the unique characteristics of each animal. Learn a variety of drawing, shading and brush techniques that will establish surfaces and convey action. We will create an animal portrait as well as illustrations of full animals. Children may bring in photos of their favorite pets to work from, and there will be many photo references available in the class.

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Saturday

Claymation animation classes

NEW! Claymation

Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 8 Weeks
Saturdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 18, 2017
Time: 11-12:30pm
Location: TBA
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.