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Classes for Children in West Chester

Memberships are non-refundable and Classes are non-refundable, view full 

All classes take place at 100 North Bradford Avenue, WC, PA unless stated otherwise.  

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Ceramics
F2017-FYW3 Teen Pottery
Instructor: Veronica McLaughlin
Experience Level: Children Ages: 13 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 125.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM ( Nov 6, 2017 - Nov 27, 2017 )

The world of clay is full of different techniques, processes, and opportunities to explore which is exactly what this class is designed for! Experiment with techniques from wheel-thrown to hand-built projects. For artists of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced, who want to learn new techniques. All you need to bring is your creativity!  Materials included in tuition.


F2017-FYCW2 Generations in Clay - Parent/Child Workshop
Instructor: Rebecca Norman
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 1, 2017 )
Come and each make a fun project in this one night workshop.  Work with your hands and get creative.  The instructor will lead the group in a project, but it's up to you to make it your own!  We love individual expression, no two projects will look the same in this fun family bonding workshop.  Materials are included in the tuition.  

Tuition listed is for one person, both, child & adult need to register for class.  It's not limited to pairs or just parents.   One adult can sign up with more than one kid.  The adult can be a grandparent, aunt, uncle, even a big sis/bro.  It's all about being creative together.  Materials are included in the tuition.

F2017-FYCW3 Generations in Clay - Parent/Child Workshop
Instructor: Rebecca Norman
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 8, 2017 )
Come and each make a fun project in this one night workshop.  Work with your hands and get creative.  The instructor will lead the group in a project, but it's up to you to make it your own!  We love individual expression, no two projects will look the same in this fun family bonding workshop.  Materials are included in the tuition.  

Tuition listed is for one person, both, child & adult need to register for class.  It's not limited to pairs or just parents.   One adult can sign up with more than one kid.  The adult can be a grandparent, aunt, uncle, even a big sis/bro.  It's all about being creative together.  Materials are included in the tuition.

Drawing and Painting
F2017-FYD2 Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Susan Curtin
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 145.00 - $ 125.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 11, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017 )
Imagine everything you can draw by simply observing the amazing, real world around you. This class explores a variety of drawing and painting media, working toward mastery. Come join us and share your love of art and seeing. Classroom demonstrations and individual encouragement given to all students. All skill levels welcome.  No class 11/25.


Materials:
Pencil
White Eraser & Kneaded Eraser
18” x 24” White Drawing Paper Pad
Soft Vine Charcoal – small package
Crayola watercolor box – 8 or 16 colors
Soft Pastels – box of 12 or 24 colors (Lowe Cornell and Pro Art brands recommended)
1 Sheet white poster board
A shoebox or plastic box to hold all non-paper materials

Jewelry
F2017-FYJ2 Intro Jewelry for Teens
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: Children Ages: 12 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 60.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Thursday 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM ( Nov 30, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017 )
Come explore the magic of metal jewelry! Students will be introduced to many exciting skills such as wire-wrapping, hammering, basic forging and cutting shapes in sheet metal as well as filing, sanding and antiquing.  Each week will be a new project including hand-stamped personalized necklace and hammered wire earrings. No experience necessary. 
Materials fee $20 per student. No class 12/7

Mixed Media
F2017-FYMM2 Young Michelangelos
Instructor: Catherine Eby
Experience Level: Children Ages: 6 yrs. to 9 yrs.
$ 100.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Friday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM ( Nov 10, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017 )

Are you interested in drawing and painting? Regardless of skill level or experience there is something to be gained in this course! Come study the works of some of art history’s greatest masters, learning from their techniques, and try your hand at a wide range of subject matter. $15 materials fee payable to instructor at 1st class.  No class 11/24


F2017-FYW5 Animation with Jim
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 100.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 )
Animate your world!  Explore the art of 2D & 3D animation, both hand-drawn and computer generated.  Discover the fun and magic of stop-action claymation, flip books, mini ipad, and the zoetrope (an animation device invented in 180 AD)

Materials list & fee
Drawing pad, 
pencil, 
If you have an iphone or ipad or laptop to aid in the animation process

Separate materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.  Cash or check, if it's a check it should be made out to the instructor.