Homeschooling Classes

We are so excited to share the joy of art with our homeschooled friends again this year!
We have the space, amazing instructors, and all the materials and equipment to help kiddos learn, and we are happy to take some of the weight off of homeshooling parents' shoulders.

These classes are geared toward students 6 to 13 years of age. If you have older kids who are interested in exploring their artistic side, they could check out our adult classes. And if you have questions or would like more details, please don't hesitate to send us an email!

Classes run Wednesdays 1:30pm to 3pm!

Fall 2019

September 11, 2019 — Meet & Draw
Meet each other, draw the person across from you on graph paper, introduce the year’s project ideas.  Also: art is fun, art is process, art is failure, art is work, art is life.

September 18, 2019 — Still Life
Still Life Quick draw: choose objects, set up different scenes, timed drawings, rotate, quick draw, use different mediums at each scene: pastel, colored pencil, charcoal, pencil, marker, crayon,

September 25, 2019 — Paint a Vase
Still Life Paint: set up one still life scene, use tempera or acrylic paint to recreate scene, keeping in mind; shape, color, form, introduce depth/perspective.  Use heavy paper or canvas. Lightly sketch scene before painting.

October 2, 2019 — Tile Mosaic (Session 1 of 3)
Smash Tiles - get all the drawing classes frustrations out by smashing ceramic tiles with a hammer.  Separate colors. Draw design ideas on board, keeping in mind the size of the tessera (tile pieces for a mosaic) we made.  

October 9, 2019 — Tile Mosaic (Session 2 of 3)
Smash Tiles: Glue Tiles pieces on board

October 23, 2019 — Tile Mosaic (Session 3 of 3)
Smash Tiles: Using grout, grout tile piece, using hands and scrape tool.

October 30, 2019 — Collage Techniques
Tear paper designs and layer paper to create a fall leaf design or design of choice- Eric Carle style.  Clean up Smash Tiles project, take home.

November 6, 2019 — Yay! Clay!
Pinch out a little pot, pinch pot techniques, make a little dish.  (Yay! Clay! Glaze in a couple weeks)

November 13, 2019 — Life Skills
Beads and Knots: threading a needle, stringing beads, tying knots, useful life skills and an art/craft skill/technique.  Use beads, string, needles, basic knots:

November 20, 2019 — Let’s Sew! (Session 1 of 2)
Sew a friend, draw exaggerated shapes for body pieces, cut out of fabric, stitch pieces together.

December 4, 2019 — Let’s Sew! (Session 2 of 2)
Give our friend more stitching and stuffing.

December 11, 2019 — Finishing Projects in Process: Yay! Clay & Let’s Sew!
Glaze the pinch pots from Day 1 in November.  Finish friend, take home.

Spring 2020

January 8, 2020 — Drawing Lessons: Still Life
Still Life draw with markers & Fun day: share holiday stories, cut snowflakes out of paper.  

January 15, 2020 — Drawing Lessons: Portraits
Half Year Draw: draw the person in front or next to you using markers, 2 quick draws and 1 full draw.

January 29, 2020 — Clay Coils (Session 1 of 2)
Clay: coil pot, how to roll a coil, how to attach clay to clay, form shape

February 5, 2020 — Glass Mosaic (Session 1 of 3)
Glass on Glass Sun catcher Heart: draw a heart on paper, lay under clear glass, fill design with colored glass, glue colored glass onto clear glass

February 12, 2020 — Glass Mosaic (Session 2 of 3)
Glass on Glass Sun catcher Heart: glue colored glass on clear glass or grout

February 26, 2020 — Glass Mosaic (Session 3 of 3)
Glass on Glass Sun catcher Heart: grout and/or clean, take home.

March 4, 2020 — Drawing Lessons: Perspective
Still Life Draw, shading: yep! a re-look at depth and perspective.

March 11, 2020 — Upcycled & Cardboard Robots
Sculpture, using loose objects, objective for younger hands make a robot using toilet paper roll, googly eyes, accessories, imagination; objective for older make a moveable robot.  

March 18, 2020 — Watercolor
Watercolor painting: tape off paper, use crayons to draw dandelion or design details, wet paper, wet brush and use watery paints to paint design, let dry to half-dry not glossy and add clean drops of water, salt, or drops of paint, when dry punch holes and use string to attach to stick for finished hangable art.

March 25, 2020 — Clay Coils (Session 2 of 2)
Glaze coil project.

April 1, 2020 — Haiku and Watercolor
Haiku: Learn to write a haiku poem, use watercolor for illustrations.  Learn about haiku.

April 22, 2020 — Monoprints
Paint on one side of paper, fold.  Mix paint colors, using only primary colors, monochromatic print, styrofoam printmaking, aluminium foil print, found objects printing,

April 29, 2020 — Scratch Art Drawing
Oil pastels, things to scratch with, small fun shape paper. Color paper with colors, cover color with black oil pastel, scratch off black color with objects to reveal colors and make designs.  Use small paper.


Payment and Registration

Individual classes are $15 per student ($30 for a two-part class, $45 for a three-part class), and include studio time, in-depth instruction, access to all tools and equipment needed, as well as all materials.
Discounts apply for enrolling multiple children from the same household, or for attending the entire semester (approximately 15% discount) or a full year (approximately 20% discount).

You can pre-pay for a class below. Just select the class title and number of students attending from your household. You will be asked to fill out a form with registration information before continuing to payment.

And if you have more than three students from your household who would like to attend, send us an email and we will work with you to settle on a reasonable price.

Fall 2019 - Homeschool Classes

Individual class for 1 student = $15
Individual class for 2 students = $25
Individual class for 3 students = $35

Whole semester (11 classes) for 1 student = $140
Whole semester (11 classes) for 2 students = $230
Whole semester (11 classes) for 3 students = $325

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Spring 2020 - Homeschool Classes

Individual class for 1 student = $15
Individual class for 2 students = $25
Individual class for 3 students = $35

Whole semester (13 classes) for 1 student = $165
Whole semester (13 classes) for 2 students = $275
Whole semester (13 classes) for 3 students = $385

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Whole Year – Fall 2019/Spring 2020 – Homeschool Classes

Full Year – 24 Classes

1 Student - $285
2 Students - $480
3 Students - $670

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If you would rather pay in person, you can register for classes using the form below, and then pay with cash, check, or credit/debit card at the time of the class. (***this section under construction***)