Mark Arts

Spring 2019 Youth Classes

Member enrollment begins March 4. Non-member enrollment begins March 4.

Spring weekly classes run April 1 – June 8.

Sand Art November 2018

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.

Ages: 6 – 12 | Instructor: Alex Browne

Dates: Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. | April 3 – June 5

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Saturday Weekly Classes

Pop Art: Mid-Century Marvels

The pop art movement was one of the most influential art movements of the last century.  In this mixed media course beginner to intermediate artists will learn the ins and outs of pop art world.  We will create our own masterpieces inspired by Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Jim Dine and Claes Oldenburg. Students will experiment with collage, comic drawings, oil pastels, acrylic paint and clay sculpture.

Ages: Grades 6 and up | Instructor:  April Morgan

Dates: Saturdays, 3 – 5 p.m. | April 6 – June 8

Nonmember Price: $145 / Member Price: $130.50.


Kids in the Kitchen (7-week session)

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. There will be new recipes this quarter.

Ages 6 – 12 | Instructor: Eric Gentillela

Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Dates: Class meets April 6 – May 18 (7-weeks)

Nonmember Price: $145 (7-weeks long)

Member Price: $130.50 (7-weeks long)

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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

Dates: Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Nonmember Price: $130 / Member Price: $117

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Representational Drawing

Students will draw from life in a realistic style, including perspective drawing and portraits.  This includes people, life forms, landscapes, environments and architecture.

Ages: 9 – 12 | Instructor: Alex Browne

Dates: Saturdays, 12 – 2 p.m.  | April 6 – June 8

Nonmember Price: $145 / Member Price: $130.50.


Drawing Animals

Explore exotic sea life creatures this session as you master size, texture and the unique characteristics of each featured animal.  Students will become proficient in both wet and dry media such as charcoal, watercolor, colored pencils and pastels. Dive into the vibrant colors of a secret underwater world.

Ages: 7 – 11 | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Dates: Saturdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m. | April 6 – June 8

Nonmember Price: $130 / Member Price: $117.



Explore clay, sand art, stamping, watercolor/oil pastels, acrylic painting and collage techniques with new projects each week. Creativity is strongly encouraged with no experience required.

Ages: 7 – 11 | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Dates: Saturdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m. | April 6 – June 8

Nonmember Price: $130 / Member Price: $117.


Ceramics for Youth

The class will begin with handbuilding and then move on to wheel throwing. Clay is provided as students need it, and a class set of tools is available. If preferred, students may purchase their own 25-pound bag of clay and toolkit.

Ages: 10 – 15 | Instructor: Jack Norris

Dates: Saturdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m. | April 6 – June 8

Nonmember Price: $130 / Member Price: $117