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Youth Classes

​All supplies included, unless notated otherwise.

​Drawing & Painting

Beginner Drawing Concepts

This class is geared towards youth, where we will learn the beginning concepts of drawing techniques such as gesture drawing, line, visual measuring, and shading. They will also have the opportunity to explore new drawing mediums and paper. All supplies included. Ages 8-15

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​Mixed Media

Exploring Origami​​

​​​Come explore this unique and popular artform at CityArts with a friend, a sibling, or special adult. Each workshop will focus on unique Origami themes such as the Harry Potter Snitch, Traditional Cranes, Forest Creatures, Pokemon Characters, Flowers, Boxes, and Airplanes! All supplies included. 

6-7pm : ages 5-9 
7-8pm: ages 10-14​

Hand Kite Workshop

A one-class craft workshop for little ones to make something they'll enjoy, a hand kite! This workshop will be a simple way to get their creative juices flowing, whilst also practicing fine motor skills, such as tying knots! All supplies included. Ages 4-9

​Young Creatives

Explore a variety of art methods including drawing, painting, clay, photography, and more! Create fun and interesting art to add to your young artists’ gallery. All supplies included. Ages 6-12.

Exploring Origami - Flowers, Boxes & Cranes3/6Mon6-7p$20C. Robertson
Exploring Origami - Flowers, Boxes & Cranes3/6Mon7-8p$20C. Robertson
Exploring Origami - Pokémon2/27Mon6-7p$20C. Robertson
Exploring Origami - Pokémon2/27Mon7-8p$20C. Robertson
Exploring Origami - Things That Fly2/13Mon6-7p$20C. Robertson
Exploring Origami - Things That Fly2/13Mon7-8p$20C. Robertson
Young Creatives2/14-3/7Tue5:30-7p$75R. McDaniel



​Teen Pottery

Teens will explore basic wheel throwing techniques, hand-building and glazing. All supplies included. Ages 11-16

​Youth Handbuilding

This class is good for youth students who are too young to operate a throwing wheel but would still like to experiment with clay. In this course, students will learn pinch pots, slab building and coil building. An array of projects can be created in this class: doggy/kitty dishes, ceramic shakers, bird houses, animal sculptures., etc. Low pressure and fun for young kiddos looking to create. Ages 6-11

Teen Pottery2/13-3/6Mon5:30-7:30p$95K. Smalley
Youth Handbuilding2/21-3/7Tue5:30-7p$65K. Smalley

Cubism Selfie

Students enjoy drawing and assembling their own unique self-portrait using inspiration from Picasso's cubist portraits.

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