Mark Arts

Winter 2019 Youth Classes

Member enrollment begins November 26. Non-member enrollment begins November 30.

Winter weekly classes run January 7 – March 23, with no weekly classes March 11 – 16.

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Wednesday Weekly Classes

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Storybook Making

What makes a great story? Why do you like your favorite book? Explore these questions as we mix drawing, painting, writing and storytelling. Students will illustrate their stories from start to finish. Subject matter is based on student interests, and no prior experience in drawing or painting is necessary.

Ages: 6 – 12 | Instructor: Alex Browne

Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dates:  Jan. 9 – Mar. 20, no class on Mar. 13

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Thursday Weekly Classes

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Art Exploration (2 sessions, 5-weeks long)

Get your hands dirty with this beginner/intermediate mixed media course! Students will explore different mediums and begin a new project each week. Examples of projects we will work on include painting, oil, pastels, papier mache, sand painting, and clay sculpture. Both 5-week sessions will have different projects and you do not need to attend session 1 to go to session 2.

Ages: 6 – 12 | Instructor: April Morgan

Thursdays, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Session 1:  Jan. 10 – Feb. 7

Session 2: Feb. 14 – Mar. 21, no class on Mar. 14

Nonmember Price: $85 per session | Member Price: $76.50 per session

Saturday Weekly Classes

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Kids in the Kitchen *Now Two Hours*

Learn kitchen basics from appetizers to zesting and make yummy food. Students will learn how to make a new recipe each week, why they use certain ingredients in various recipes and they will sample everything they make.

Instructor: Eric Gentilella

Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Ages: 8 – 13

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

*NOW TWO HOURS* Nonmember Price: $185 | Member Price: $166.50

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Youth Drawing and Painting

This class will cover fun and exciting drawing lessons to build landscape and portrait compositions. Subject matter is based on student interests, and no prior experience in drawing or painting is necessary.

Ages: 7 – 13 | Instructor: Alex Browne

Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

Nonmember Price: $130 | Member Price: $117

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Representational Drawing

As a class we will be drawing from life in a realistic style. We will be covering everything from perspective drawing to portraits. In this class the instructor will demonstrate drawing techniques of how to represent people, life forms, landscapes, environments and architecture. With directions to learn how to create scenic images with step by step drawing techniques.

Ages: 9 – 12 | Instructor: Alex Browne

Saturdays, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

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Drawing Animals

Students will study wildlife as they learn to notice and record proportions, textures and other physical characteristics. Students can bring a list of animals they would like to draw while exploring wet and dry media such as charcoal, watercolor, colored pencils and pastel.

Ages: 8 – 13 | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Saturdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

Nonmember Price: $130 | Member Price: $117

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Supermix

Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, clay, sculpture and more with new projects each session. No prior experience is necessary.

Ages: 6 – 12 | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Saturdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

Nonmember Price: $130 | Member Price: $117

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Ceramics for Youth

The first half of class will focus on handbuilding techniques to create unique, functional works of art by coiling, pinching and slab building. Next, students will learn proper wheel throwing techniques and experiment beyond the fundamentals. Clay is provided as students need it and a classroom set of tools is available. Students may purchase their own 25 lb. bag of clay for $21.50 and their own tool-kit for $21.50.

Ages: 10 – 15 | Instructor: Jack Norris

Saturdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 23, no class on Mar. 16

Nonmember Price $130 | Member Price $117

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Mark Arts S.T.E.A.M. Camps emphasize creativity and innovation, linking art to concepts in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Offered on in-service days, students will complete a painting, sculpture or mixed-media project based upon a theme. Contact us about arranging early drop-off or late pick-up.

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These “Mommy & Me” style workshops are perfect for parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins or family friends to do alongside a student of 3 – 6 years old.