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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
F2018-FYC1 Clay Studio
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Children Ages: 6 yrs. to 9 yrs.
$ 100.00 - $ 90.00 Members
Saturday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM ( Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018 )
Create a bowl with your wildest imagination.  Kids will come in to sets of animal bowls!  The first two weeks of class are construction and the third week will be glazing,  Students will learn, pinch, coil, and basic glazing techniqes to bring these animal  to life

F2018-FYCw6 Clay Club
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Beginner Ages: 11 yrs. to 13 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM ( Nov 5, 2018 - Nov 26, 2018 )
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.  

F2018-FYCw9 Clay Club
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Beginner Ages: 11 yrs. to 13 yrs.
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Thursday 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM ( Nov 8, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018 )
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.  
No class 11/22

F2018-FYCw3 Generations in Clay - Parent/Child Workshop
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 50.00 - $ 40.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Nov 9, 2018 - Nov 9, 2018 )
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.  Different projects are offered each month, if you'd like to sign up for more than one 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.

F2018-FYCw4 Generations in Clay - Parent/Child Workshop
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Children Ages: 7 yrs. to 17 yrs.
$ 50.00 - $ 40.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Dec 14, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 )
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.  Different projects are offered each month, if you'd like to sign up for more than one 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
F2018-FYDP2 Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Susan Curtin
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 3, 2018 - Dec 8, 2018 )

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.


 


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)

A shoebox or plastic box to hold all non-paper materials


*Please note the code in the printed catalog is FDP2

Mixed Media
F2018-FYw2 Animation with Jim
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 ( Oct 12, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 )
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.

F2018-FYM1 Anime Meet-Ups
Instructor: Abigail Hall
Experience Level: Children Ages: 11 yrs. to 14 yrs.
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 4:45 PM to 6:45 PM ( Oct 18, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018 )
This class has been postponed 1 week, please take note of the new dates, 10/18-11/15.
Welcome Anime fans! This class is to meet up weekly and to share the love of anime!  Class is centered around what you as an anime enthusiast would like to learn or need help improving upon.
$5 materials fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.  Cash or check ( made payable to instructor)

F2018-FYMMw2 Zombie Make-Up in the Park
Instructor: Hanna Gaffney
Experience Level: Children Ages: 12 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 30.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Monday 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM ( Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018 )
Have you ever wanted to create the perfect Halloween makeup with supplies from your kitchen?  This is the perfect opportunity to create a zombie makeup with special effects artists Hanna Gaffney.  Together with Chester County Art Association, meet at Everhart Park the Monday prior to the Halloween parade to perfect your scariest zombie look!

F2018-FYMMw3 Dia de los Muertos-Mommy & Me
Instructor: Deb Hodies
Experience Level: Children Ages: 3 yrs. to 5 yrs.
$ 30.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ( Nov 1, 2018 - Nov 1, 2018 )
Join together with family and friends to celebrate the holiday of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Along with the instructor, you will be creating beautiful artwork inspired by the holiday which celebrates family and Mexican traditions!
**Alternate location at CCAA in case of inclement weather**

F2018-FYw3 Animation with Jim
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 9, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018 )
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.

F2018-FYw4 Animation with Jim
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: Children Ages: 10 yrs. to 15 yrs.
$ 60.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Dec 14, 2018 - Dec 21, 2018 )
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.

Painting
F2018-FYDP1 Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Susan Curtin
Experience Level: Children Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 )

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.


Materials' List:

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)

A shoebox or plastic box to hold all non-paper materials



*Please note the code in the catalog is FDP1