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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Ceramics

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

W20-Yw2 Drawing for Pre-Teens & Teens! Full, Waitlist Available
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 ( Mar 7, 2020 - Mar 28, 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-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 25, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 )
Are you crazy about the color wheel? Wild about watercolor? Come explore the world of fine art in this class designed with the basics in mind. A variety of concepts and techniques will be discovered using an array of media, and artists will create masterpieces that would make Van Gogh and Seurat proud!  

Materials included in tuition

Mixed Media

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-YCustom2 Experimental Art
Instructor: Jill Benjamin
Experience Level: Children Ages: 5 yrs. to 7 yrs.
$ 165.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 19, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 )
Young artists are invited to experiment, learn and create with a variety of media while learning about the processes and history behind some of the larger art movements.
Materials included in tuition


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.