Spring Discount

$10 discount on any class when you register by March 15, 2020. If you know you're going to be taking class with us this spring, take advantage of this special discount- it helps us plan and it helps you save money! 

Use code spring youth class in the space provided on the left-hand side of the check out page.


​​SPRING CLASSES

​​MONDAY

Drawing to Painting (8-10 yrs., 3rd-5th grades)
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: 3/30 – 6/1 (8 classes)
No class 5/11, 5/25
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $258

TUESDAY

Draw, Paint, Print, Sculpt!   (3rd-6th grade)
Instructor: Jude Bamshad

Student artists will explore and express as they work with a variety of two and three dimensional art materials. As they create, students will learn about the elements and principles of design, composition, and some art history while doing lots of art making.
When: 3/31 – 6/2 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308


WEDNESDAY


Painting & Drawing (5th-8th grade)                                                                
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

Do you love painting and drawing? This class is for you. Starting with drawing and advancing to painting, students will learn the process of planning, developing, and executing artwork. They will use acrylics, watercolor, color pencils, pastels, and charcoal. Students will develop their creativity and advance in their knowledge of different mediums.
When: 4/1 – 6/3 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $313


THURSDAY


NEW!

Create with Clay for Kids
Instructor: Jill Hurwitz
3rd-6th grade (8-12 years)

Playing with clay is a particularly valuable activity for kids due to the involvement of working with your hands and the dexterity it takes to form an object out of a lump of wet clay!  Using hand-building techniques, this class will give students the chance to experience the tactile properties of clay – while creating their own pieces in a supportive and safe space. New demonstrations every week.
When: 4/16-6/4 (8 weeks)
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Cost: $263


FRIDAY 


Pop-Up Art Studio (Ages 5-8 years)
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: 4/3 – 6/5 (9 classes)
No class: 4/10
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Cost: $283

SATURDAY


Saturday Morning Artists (2nd-6th grade)  
                                                       
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree

Explore the fun of drawing and painting in a variety of media. Faces, places, animals and nature--let your imagination go! This class is for students who love to draw, paint and learn new techniques.
When: 4/4 – 6/6 (7 classes)
No class 4/11, 5/16, 5/23
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm 
Cost: $233




WINTER CLASSES


MONDAY

Drawing to Painting (8-10 yrs., 3rd-5th grades)
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: 1/13 – 3/16 (8 classes)
No class 1/20, 2/17
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $258

TUESDAY

Draw, Paint, Print & Sculpt!   (8-12 yrs., 3rd-6th grades) 
FULL
Instructor: Jude Bamshad
For either new or continuing students - new projects are always guaranteed! Artists will explore and express as they work with a variety of two and three dimensional art materials. As they create, students will learn about the elements and principles of design, composition, and some art history while doing lots of fun art making.
When: 1/14 – 3/17 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308 
 Receive a $10 Discount through 12/20. (ENTER Winter Youth Classesin the Coupon area at checkout)

WEDNESDAY

Painting & Drawing (10-14 yrs., 5th-8th grade)                                                        
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart
Starting with sketching and advancing to painting, students will learn how to plan, develop and create a finished piece using acrylic paint.
When: 1/15 - 3/18 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308


THURSDAY  

Draw, Paint, Print & Sculpt!   (8-12 yrs., 3rd-6th grades)  
Instructor: Jude Bamshad
For either new or continuing students - new projects are always guaranteed! Artists will explore and express as they work with a variety of two and three dimensional art materials, including clay! As they create, students will learn about the elements and principles of design, composition, and some art history while doing lots of fun art making.
When: 1/9- 3/12 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308   Receive a $10 Discount through 12/20. (ENTER Winter Youth Classes in the Coupon area at checkout)


FRIDAY 

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: 1/10 - 3/13 (9 classes)
No class 2/14
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Cost:  $283

SATURDAY


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: 1/11 - 3/14 (9 classes)
No class 2/15
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

Cost: $283





SUMMER ART CAMP 2020

We are excited to offer our great summer art camps again this year! Now 2-1/2 hours, our fabulous children’s art faculty is gearing up and planning creative projects exploring many varied mediums! Campers will experience the solid traditional mediums of drawing and painting, as well as learning new techniques and being exposed to new art skills. New projects each day – no repeats! Sign up for one, two or more weeks.

We welcome our excellent summer art faculty!  Lillian Johnston and Jude Bamshad – professional art educators are with us this summer to give your child a great art camp experience!

MORNING ART DISCOVERY CAMP (AM) Ages 5-7 years old
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Campers will produce fun projects that will uncover their creativity and imagination. Using a wide variety of materials, projects will include painting, ink prints, fabric media, drawing, clay, watercolor, sculpture and much, much more.

AFTERNOON ART ADVENTURE CAMP (PM) Ages 8-11 years old
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Campers will work with a variety of media and processes including painting, drawing, printing, clay and more. Create independent original artwork in a fun supportive group environment.


Week 1: 6/22 - 6/25

Week 2: 6/29 - 7/2 (4 day session)

Week 3: 7/6 - 7/10

Week 4: 7/13 - 7/17

Week 5: 7/20 - 7/24

Week 6: 7/27 - 7/31

Week 7: 8/3 - 8/7

Week 8: 8/10 - 8/14



Cost includes all materials, a snack and unlimited fun!
Cost: $205/week, space is limited, so sign up soon.
8 Weeks, June 22nd through August 10th 
 
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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