Fall Teen Classes Ages 13-17

 

JEWELRY AND METALS (This class is open to 12 year olds)

 

Mondays (10 wks), Sept 24-Dec 10 (No class Oct 8 & Nov 12)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Lauren Blais

Class Fee: $325, Materials: $55

 

Tuesdays (11 wks), Sept 25-Dec 4

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Ashley Vick

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $55

 

Wednesdays (11 wks), Sept 26-Dec 12 (No class Nov 21)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Ashley Vick

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $55

 

Thursdays (11 wks), Sept 27-Dec 13 (No class Nov 22)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: TBD

Class Fee: $355, Materials: $55

 

Fridays Session A* (4 wks), Oct 5-Nov 2 (No class Oct 26)

3:30-5:30pm | Teacher: Laura Jaklitsch

Class Fee: $135, Materials: $25

 

Fridays Session B* (3 wks), Nov 30-Dec 14

Class Fee: $105, Materials: $20

3:30-5:30pm  | Teacher: Laura Jaklitsch

 

Students will gain hands on knowledge of jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques including soldering, piercing, etching and embellishing in copper, nickel and brass.

 

*Friday class has an "A session" and "B session" due to special events this fall. Students can register for one or both, and they do not have to attend the "A session" in order to attend the "B session." A session meets 4 weeks and B session meets 3 weeks.

 

 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Mondays (10 wks), Sept 24-Dec 10 (No class Oct 8 & Nov 12)

3:30-5:30pm  |  Teacher: Gulnara Niaz

Class Fee: $325, Materials: $40

 

An introduction to the practice of photography. This class will explore photographic seeing and the visual grammar of photography. Build fundamental skills including focus and position of subjects, composition and lighting considerations. The class combines basic design problems, exercises in seeing elements of the medium and the history and development of photography as an art form. Students will also cover basic principles and techniques of camera use, various photographic materials, processes and techniques for image processing and print production.  DSLR camera and laptop required.

 

VIDEO ART AND NEW MEDIA

Wednesdays (8wks), Oct 10 - Dec 5  (No class Nov 21)

3:30-5:30pm | Teacher: TBD

 

In this class, video and new media platforms will be explored both as unique art forms as well as innovative tools for reaching and engaging with new audiences. Students will learn technical skills in filming, editing and production. By the end of the week, students will have honed their skills in order to build upon them in future projects and endeavors.

 

 
PAINTING STYLES AND TECHNIQUES

Saturdays (8 wks), Oct 6-Dec 15 (No class Oct 27, Nov 17 & 24)

12:30-2:30pm  |  Teacher: Leonie Little-Lex

Class Fee: $260, Materials: $35

 

Learn the fundamentals of painting, including color mixing, building layers and utilizing various brush strokes. This course explores plein air painting, still-life and personal projects. Students will work primarily in oils and also have the chance to try acrylics and watercolors.

 

 

ENAMELING*

Saturdays (8 wks), Oct 6-Dec 15 (No class Oct 27, Nov 17 & 24)

10:00-1:00pm  |  Teacher: Margaret Langdell

Class Fee: $330, Materials: $40

 

Saturdays (8 wks), Oct 6-Dec 15 (No class Oct 27, Nov 17 & 24)

1:30-4:30pm  |  Teacher: Margaret Langdell

Class Fee: $330, Materials: $40

 

Enameling is the process of fusing glass onto metal. Enamels are available in a rainbow of colors, as well as small glass flower chips and decal sheets. In this class, students are introduced to the principles of metal preparation, enamel application and finishing process. All levels welcome!

 

* Enameling is for ages 12-Adults