Teens enjoy a variety of art and pottery classes at Chester Springs Studio in Historic Yellow Springs.

Teen art and pottery classes at Historic Yellow Springs include teen courses in clay, handbuilt pottery, thrown ceramics, drawing, painting, mixed media, animation and more. Most teen class materials and supplies are included in the tuition. The Chester Springs Studio teen art and pottery classes are an excellent way to develop art portfolios and prepare for further advancement in the arts. Teens, sixteen and older, are also welcome to enroll in adult classes (with the exception of Life Drawing, which is eighteen and older).



Teen Drawing and Painting 

Teen Drawing and Painting classes with Rhona Candeloro

Ages: 13 to 18
Instructor: Rhona Candeloro
Limit: 10 students
Length: 5 weeks
Wednesdays, March 14-April 11, 2018
Time: 4:30-6:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio, Chester Springs
Tuition: $105 Member, $120 Non-member

Ideal for teens who want to further their art skills.  In this 5-week Teen Drawing and Painting Class students will explore a range of drawing and painting opportunities to learn principles of composition, value, perspective and design. They will explore working with pencils, pastels, and acrylic paints. Materials will be provided.






Through the Wheel

Pottery classes for teens, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County

Pottery classes for teens

Ages: 13 to 18 years
Instructor: Jeanie Silver
Limit: 8 students
Length: 10 weeks
Thursdays, March 29-May 31, 2018
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $190 Member, $210 Non-member
(materials included)

Learn the ancient and honorable art of the wheel. In this class we will learn how to make bowls, plates, mugs,-and also fascinating objects not yet known. We will learn from pots of the past to make good ones now. This class can be the start of learning an art you can grow for years to come.






NEW! Claymation Animation

Creating claymation figures

Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 8 Weeks
Saturdays, April 21-June 9, 2017
Time: 11-12:30pm
Location: TBA
Tuition: $140 Member, $160 Non-member

Claymation Animation (9-15 yrs): Learn the basic principles of animation and produce a short animated sequence. In Claymation Animation 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.



Kids Summer Camp Interns

Kids Half-Day Summer Camp at Chester Springs Studio in Historic Yellow Springs

Would you like to assist with the Kids Half-Day Summer Camp at Chester Springs Studio? We have volunteer positions available for the weeks of each camp. Do you have experience with children? Art? Pottery? Are you dependable?

If you are interested, take a look at our camps to see which weeks look most interesting to you and the work best with your schedule. Contact Cher Pizzi to discuss the internship program overall.

While this is a non-paying position, we will offer all interns a 10% discount on the class of their choice at Chester Springs Studio in appreciation for their service.

Contact Cher Pizzi at cpizzi@yellowsprings.org


Location of Classes at Historic Yellow Springs

Most of the pottery and fine art classes at Historic Yellow Springs are held in Chester Springs Studio. The Ceramic Studio is downstairs and the Fine Art Studio (also known as Barn Studio) is at the main level. Some workshops and classes are also held in the Lincoln Building (across the street).

Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs 1668 Art School Rd Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Note: Chester Springs Studio is not responsible for teen supervision for more than five minutes before or after class. Please be prompt at the pick up time. Thanks for your cooperation.

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