Spring 2021 In-Person Classes


$10 discount on any class when you register prior to March 15th. This allows teachers enough time for planning and preparation of any necessary materials. If you know you want to take a class with us this spring, take advantage of this special discount – it helps us plan and it helps you save money!

Use code: spring21 at checkout!

The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment. Research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.


Drawing to Painting (8-10 yrs., 3rd-5th grades) FULL
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree

This class will help your artists develop drawing skills. Perspective, composition, shapes and shadows all come into play before you put paint on canvas. Artists will move into painting with that fundamental knowledge and learn color mixing and basic techniques to create their own paintings! 
When: 4/12-6/7 (8 classes)
No class 5/31
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $263


Painting & Drawing (10-14 yrs., 5th-8th grade)                                                        
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

Paint and draw people, animals, landscapes, and still life objects, while learning to employ the principles of composition and color. In this class, students will learn the process of planning, developing, and executing artwork. We will use acrylics, watercolor, color pencils, pastels, and charcoal. Students will develop their creativity and advance in their knowledge of different mediums. 
When: 4/14-6/9 (9 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $293


Creative Studio (10-14 yrs., 5th – 8th grade)  FULL
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

Love art and working with your hands? You will be drawing, painting, constructing, sculpting, modeling, and much more…let’s be creative! We will use a variety of materials, including paint, markers, cardboard, paper, wood, plastic, and any recycled materials found around your home. Students will be challenged each week with guided projects but are encouraged to be curious and develop their own individual creativity. 
When: 4/15-6/10 (9 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00
Cost: $293


Pop-Up Art Studio (K-3rd grades--ages 5-8 yrs.)
Instructor: Susan Tecktiel

Using a variety of materials, young artists work on projects that encourage children to use their imagination as they draw, paint, sculpt, and make prints, collages and more. Each week
students will create a project inspired by a different artist.
When: 4/16-6/11 (8 classes)
No class: 5/28
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Cost: $263


Saturday Morning Artists (2nd-5th grade, 7-11 yrs.)                                                        
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree

Explore the fun of drawing and painting in a variety of media. Faces, places, animals and nature--let your imaginations run free! This class is for students who love to draw, paint and learn new techniques.
When: 4/17-6/12 (8 classes)
No class 5/29
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Cost: $263

Youth Classes & Camps

The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment-research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.

Youth Classes and Camp