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WHETHER ADULT, YOUTH OR PRE-SCHOOL... HERE'S WHERE YOU GET YOUR CREATIVE ON!

PRE-SCHOOL

Clay Creations

Young children are naturally inclined to poke and prod at the smooth and moldable qualities of clay. This program invites your child to engage in his or her curiosity and imagination while working with a teaching artist to learn basic, introductory ceramics concepts.  This program is taught with a process approach in order to instill positive self-esteem in your child.  Program fee includes glazing and firing for a final keepsake to take home. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this class. 

When you sign up for Clay Creations you sign up for a whole month of classes!  Click the session below to be directed to the registration page!

Saturdays from 10:00am - 10:50am  |  April 7th - April 28th (Ages 3 - 6)
Saturdays from 10:00am - 10:50am  |  July 7th - July 28th (Ages 3 - 6)

Intergenerational Arts

Bring a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or friend, and work collaboratively with your young, creative maker as they dive into visual arts in a TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) environment. This is a wonderful opportunity to bond, teach, and encourage your child in their creativity.  Adult supervision is required for the duration of the program.  

Intergenertaional Arts happens the second Saturday of every month!  Click below to signup for your session today!

All Intergenerational Arts classes are for ages 0 - 6 w/Adult!

Saturday April 14 from 9:00am - 9:45am
Saturday May 12 from 9:00am - 9:45am
Saturday June 9 from 9:00am - 9:45am
Saturday July 14 from 9:00am - 9:45am
Saturday August 11 from 9:00am - 9:45am

Process Art

As a contemporary artistic movement, process art focuses on key introductory concepts including gathering, sorting, patterning, and associating as your child has the opportunity to explore materials in a process-driven environment.  The focus of this class extends away from final product and inspires confidence as your child explores materials in a secure environment.

The next session of Process Art is one of our Satellite classes, held at Roeland Park Community Center!  Join us by clicking below!

Saturdays from 10:00am - 11:00am  |  July 7th - July 28th (Ages 3 - 6)
*Located at Roeland Park Community Center

YOUTH

Basic Drawing

Give your child a new way to see the world! Basic techniques will be covered in this class, aimed at helping artists interpret what they see.  Contour, still life, and gesture drawings will be covered in a child-friendly manner.  Please bring a sketchbook, 2-B and 4-B pencils, colored pencils, and a kneaded eraser to class.

The next sessions of Basic Drawing is one of our Satellite classes, held at Mill Creek Activity Center! Join us by clicking below!

Tuesdays from 4:30pm - 5:30pm  |  June 5th - June 26th (Ages 8 - 12)
Tuesdays from 4:30pm - 5:30pm  |  July 10th - July 31st (Ages 8 - 12)

Clay Creations

Moldable clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment.  Your child will have the opportunity to learn how to properly adhere separate clay pieces through score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and how to apply glaze to a finished design culminating in beautiful works of art ready to display!  You are encouraged to register for this class more than once, as the learning process is an ever-revolving door.

Saturdays from 11:00am - 12:30pm  |  April 7th - April 28th (Ages 6 - 12)

Homeschool Art

Collaborative experiences will encourage you to explore art through consideration, conversation, and creation!  Join your friends and go on an adventure into art.  This class is designed to supplement homeschool curriculum.

Homeschool Clay Creations
Wednesdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm  |  April 4th - May 2nd (Ages 5 - 15)
Thursdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm  |  April 5th - May 3rd (Ages 5 - 15)

Portfolio Prep

Intended for students seeking to expand their portfolio, this class provides an opportunity to challenge yourself with art projects you won’t find in a typical classroom.  You will learn to problem-solve and overcome artistic obstacles while sharpening traditional skills.  At the end of this class, you will have the opportunity to photograph your works of art and leave with a digital portfolio to accompany each finished piece.

Join us in the Fall when Portfolio Prep returns to the Arts and Heritage Center!

ADULT

Arts, Not Crafts

The class we all wish we had during school: no rules.  Come and learn the basic guidelines of the two-dimensional medium of your choice and take it to the level you want.  Artists will act as guides and are available as a learning resource; explore mediums and processes.

Join us in the Fall when Arts, Not Crafts returns!

Beginning Drawing

Express yourself! Develop a new skill or brush up on an old talent.  Artists will work with a variety of drawing mediums including graphite and colored pencil.

Beginning Drawing is one of our Satellite classes, and takes place at Mill Creek Activity Center.  Click below and join us!

Tuesdays from 6:15pm - 7:45pm  |  June 5th - June 24th (Ages 16 & Up)
*Located at Mill Creek Activity Center

Ceramics I

Moldable clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment.  You will have the opportunity to learn how to properly adhere separate clay pieces through score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and how to apply glaze to a finished design culminating in beautiful works of art ready to display! This class will also provide a first “try” on the challenging pottery wheel.

Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:30pm  |  May 8th - June 26th (Ages 16 & Up)

Ceramics II

For those with some experience using clay, this class encourages creative problem-solving as participants take their basic ceramics skills to the next level.  You will have the chance to become more familiar with both an electric potter’s wheel and a kick wheel while increasing hand-building skills in this challenging but exciting class.

Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:30pm  |  July 10th - August 28th (Ages 16 & Up)

Drawing I

Introductory drawing techniques will be covered in this class as you explore various drawing mediums such as graphite and charcoal.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the elements of art and principles of design as they apply to this two-dimensional art form

Join us in the Fall when Drawing I runs again!

Watercolor I

Watercolor is a versatile medium that can give infinite results with each new approach. This class offers an introduction to basic techniques by exploring color theory, blending, and when to use a hard line.

Saturdays from 1:00pm - 3:00pm  |  April 7th - April 28th (Ages 16 & Up)