Session V Online Drawing Classes Now Available!!!
Join us for a short 4 weeks session of art drawing classes starting week of May 18th! These online classes are through Zoom.
Please View the following levels of drawing classes below and call or email if you have any questions about which class your student will fit into best.
Youngest Artists: Ready, Set, Go! - Ages 4-6
Children learn the basics of the Open Arts Drawing Method using a variety of media, including markers, pastels, pencils, tempra & collage. Classes are geared towards developing dexterity, hand-eye coordination, sequencing, and problem solving. Warm-up exercises, free creative periods and puppets make for a fun & memorable learning experience!
Drawing I - Ages 5.5 to 8
The Open Arts Drawing Method is a simple technique for drawing that gives students the ability to easily recognize the curves, angles and shapes in everything they see. Once students understand these concepts, they are able to recreate what they see into drawing on paper. Our drawing method is taught to the appropriate age and ability level of each class. Subject matter and mediums will vary in order to allow for progressive learning experiences. Students progress from simple contour images to three-dimensional subjects.
Drawing II - Ages 9 to 14
This class is for students who are interested in becoming familiar with the Open Arts Drawing Method and/or gain more experience in drawing and painting. They are ready to develop new skills and techniques. Open Arts II students learn how to create perspective in drawing and are give the freedom and encouragement to develop an individual style. Subjects include still life, plants and animals, architectural, mechanical and human forms. Media utilized include pencils, markers, graphite, charcoal, sgraffito, paints, printwork, chalk and oil pastels.
Drawing III - Ages 10+ and by instructor permission
This class is for students who are familiar with the Open Arts Drawing Method and/or have more experience. They are ready to develop new skills and techniques. Open Arts III students learn how to create perspective in drawing and are give the freedom and encouragement to develop an individual style. Subjects include still life, plants and animals, architectural, mechanical and human forms. Media utilized include pencils, markers, graphite, charcoal, sgraffito, paints, printwork, chalk and oil pastels.
Anime/Manga - Ages 9 to 14
Draw and paint popular anime and manga characters from TV and comics. Learn about the different styles and techniques for creating heroes and villains, up close and in motion. You’ll learn about tone & shading to create depth/dimension and motion lines/gestures to create the illusion of movement; plus tools to develop your own characters.
Six Week Class Schedule for School Year 2020 - 2021
Session I: September 13, 2020 to October 24, 2020
Session II: October 25, 2020 to December 12, 2020 (no classes Nov 22-28)
Session III: January 10, 2021 to February 20, 2021
Session IV: February 21, 2021 to April 3, 2021
Session V: April 18, 2021 to May 29, 2021
Winter Camp I: December 21 to 24, 2020 (4 day camp)
Winter Camp II: Dec 28, 2019 to 31, 2020 (4 day camp)
Spring Camp: April 5 to 9, 2021
Summer Camps 2021 To Be Determined
* It is not necessary to take the previous sessions in order to sign up for the current session.