Classes for Children in West Chester

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

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DEC20% - Early December Early Bird Special 20% off Summer Camp 2020
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 3 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 156.00 - $ 140.00 Members
Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 )
When purchased at the price shown above, a credit of $175 for members or $195 for non-member will be applied to your CCAA account. Credit can then be applied to your child's summer art camp enrollment once registration begins.  Offer expires midnight Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  Most camps cost $175m/$195nm, there are some classes that cost more due to specialized materials, i.e. ceramics/clay & photography.  In the cases where classes cost over the $175/$195, you can still use the early bird, you just have to pay the difference (the amount over the $175/$195).
Additional specials will occur after this one, but this will be the largest discount! (January 15% & February 10%)

***Please note that we are continuing with what we started last year of having the materials included in the cost.***

To help with your planning for this summer, here's a quick rundown for camp 2020...
There will be 11 weeks beginning June 15th through August 28th.
The AM sessions: 9am-12:15pm
The PM sessions: 12:45-4pm
The 4th of July is on a Saturday this time, Session 3 will be a 4 day week, Monday - Thursday, 6/29-7/2.
All day class options for teens (separate from the regular 2 class all-day option)
Pre-Camp & Post-Camp is available at an additional charge to aid in scheduling for working parents

The actual full schedule of classes is coming.....

Buuuuut.... Here's a taste of what's to come....

Clay Studio
Giant Sculptures
Graphic Novels
Harry Potter: Charms, Potions & Spells
Runway Fashion Makeup
Art Around the World
Unicorn Adventures
Art of S.T.E.A.M.
Art Time Machine
Minecraft Mania
Science of Art
Digital & Darkroom Photography
Little DaVinci's
Special Effects
Anime & Cosplay
Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor Painting
Drawing Techniques
Drawing & Painting for the Young Artist
Kids on Canvas
Art Fundamentals
Plus Many More!!!!

Ceramics

W20-YCw1 Clay Club Grades K-2
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Jan 20, 2020 - Feb 10, 2020 )
Each week get to know a Ceramic Artist and make work based off their style.  We will focus on form of pot, surface decoration and glazing.   Materials are included in the tuition.  

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


W20-YCw3 Clay Club Grades 3-5
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Jan 22, 2020 - Feb 12, 2020 )
Each week get to know a Ceramic Artist and make work based off their style.  We will focus on form of pot, surface decoration and glazing.   Materials are included in the tuition.  

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


W20-YCw2 Clay Club Grades K-2
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Feb 24, 2020 - Mar 16, 2020 )
Each week get to know a Ceramic Artist and make work based off their style.  We will focus on form of pot, surface decoration and glazing.   Materials are included in the tuition.  

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


W20-YCw4 Clay Club Grades 3-5
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Feb 26, 2020 - Mar 18, 2020 )
Each week get to know a Ceramic Artist and make work based off their style.  We will focus on form of pot, surface decoration and glazing.   Materials are included in the tuition.  

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.

Drawing

F19-Yw4 Drawing for Teens!
Instructor: Kathryn Briggs
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 )
Explore traditional drawing techniques such as a still life and portraiture. Techniques including perspective, value and composition will be explored throughout the four weeks. This class is perfect for all levels, and encourages students to learn from one another.  No class 11/30.

Materials:
Sketch or Drawing paper - 9 x 12 inches or larger
Kneaded eraser  
Pink Pearl or other hard eraser 
2H, HB, 2B pencils, with the option to also bring 4H and 4B pencils


W20-Yw1 Drawing for Teens!
Instructor: Kathryn Briggs
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Jan 25, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 )
Explore traditional drawing techniques such as a still life and portraiture. Techniques including perspective, value and composition will be explored throughout the four weeks. This class is perfect for all levels, and encourages students to learn from one another.  
Materials:
Sketch or Drawing paper - 9 x 12 inches or larger
Kneaded eraser  
Pink Pearl or other hard eraser 
2H, HB, 2B pencils, with the option to also bring 4H and 4B pencils


W20-Yw2 Drawing for Teens!
Instructor: Kathryn Briggs
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020 )
Explore traditional drawing techniques such as a still life and portraiture. Techniques including perspective, value and composition will be explored throughout the four weeks. This class is perfect for all levels, and encourages students to learn from one another.  
Materials:
Sketch or Drawing paper - 9 x 12 inches or larger
Kneaded eraser  
Pink Pearl or other hard eraser 
2H, HB, 2B pencils, with the option to also bring 4H and 4B pencils

Drawing and Painting

W20-Yw8 Drawing & Painting for the Young Artist-Grades K-3
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Jan 21, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )


W20-Yw9 Drawing & Painting for the Young Artist-Grades K-3
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM ( Feb 18, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 )

Mixed Media

F19-Yw7 Animation
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Nov 15, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 )
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)

No class 11/29 & 12/6

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.


W20-YHSw1a January: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 7 and up
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 13 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 27, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition.

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.



W20-YHSw2a January: Homeschool Art Class - Grades K-3
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 7, 2020 - Jan 28, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-YHSw3a January: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 4-6
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 8 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 8, 2020 - Jan 29, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 
This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-YHSw3b February: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 4-6
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 8 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 8, 2020 - Jan 29, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-Yw5 Animation
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 7, 2020 )
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.


W20-Yw3 Illustration for Teens
Instructor: Kathryn Briggs
Experience Level: Children Ages: 11 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Tuesday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM ( Jan 21, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )

Learn how to create evocative illustrations of your favorite fairy tales and myths with graphic novelist Kathryn Briggs.  This class will focus on single image illustrations that really tell a story.  We will work on illustrating fairy tales and Greek or Norse myths, working towards putting together a collection of the illustrations created in class, releasing a book of fairy tales or myths.

 
Materials:
Student can choose to work with traditional or digital media

Traditional media -  pencil, Pink Pearl eraser, Pentel brush pen with spare ink cartridges, fine tip pens (0.1, 0.3, 0.5 size), sketchbook or scratch paper, Bristol board, ruler.  Student may choose to work with colored pencil, watercolor, or copic marker  

Digital media – tablet with drawing stylus or laptop with graphics tablet and stylus, Manga Studio or Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator  


 



W20-YHSw1b February: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 7 and up
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 13 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Feb 3, 2020 - Feb 24, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition.

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-YHSw2b February: Homeschool Art Class - Grades K-3
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Feb 4, 2020 - Feb 25, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-Yw6 Animation
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Feb 14, 2020 - Mar 6, 2020 )
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.


W20-YHSw1c March: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 7 and up
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 13 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Mar 2, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition.

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-YHSw2c March: Homeschool Art Class - Grades K-3
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Mar 3, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-YHSw3c March: Homeschool Art Class - Grades 4-6
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Children Ages: 8 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Mar 4, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020 )
Focusing on drawing and painting in various media from charcoal to pastel and watercolor to acrylics, this class will bring back the classic tradition of learning the foundations of art.  Learn the basic elements of art, techniques and theories in this hands on art class.  Materials included in the tuition. 

This is a continuing class. Students can take just one or continue honing their skills and learning new techniques in each class.  If you register for more than one class at a time get 10% off.  Call the office to redeem the multi-class discount.


W20-Yw7 Animation-Mini Session!
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 90.00 - $ 70.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 27, 2020 )
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.