Youth Art CLasses

Fall, Winter, and Spring Sessions:


Fall: October 17 to December 17, 2022 (8 weeks)
Winter: January 9 to March 4, 2023 (8 weeks)
Spring: March 6 to April 29, 2023 (8 weeks)
Late Spring: May 1 to May 27, 2023 (4 weeks)

Mondays

Art School Prep

Days & Times:
Mondays - 5pm - 7pm
Level:
Ages 9 - 16
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

Designed to prepare students for the BAK auditions.  Students will learn advanced techniques in still life drawing and construction techniques for paper sculptures. This course is exceptional for young artists wishing to hone their skills to become a better artist.

Youth Draw and Paint (Ages 8-12)

Days & Times:
Mondays - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Level:
Ages 9-12
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

This course provides an in-depth study to drawing and painting materials. The seven elements of art will be covered in the following subjects: portraits, one-point perspectives, animals in landscapes, and abstracts. Mediums used are pencils, watercolor, sharpies, alcohol ink markers, colored pencils, and acrylic paints. Instilling good habits in young artists, students will create a portfolio the first day of class that will be sent home full of their artwork on the last day. Youth Draw and Paint is a great experience for young artists with their eyes on Bak.

Tuesdays

Youth Draw and Paint (Ages 5-8)

Days & Times:
Tuesdays - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Level:
Ages 5 - 8
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

This beginning course for little learners is an introduction to drawing and painting materials. Through guided drawing lessons, students will create in their own style and at their own developmental level. Mediums used are pencils, crayons, colored pencil, markers, watercolor paints, and tempera paints. Subjects include portraits, animals in landscapes, and fun abstracts. Instilling good habits in young artists, students will create a portfolio the first day of class that will be sent home full of their artwork on the last day. Youth Draw and Paint is a great experience for young artists to learn the building blocks of art.

Teen Life Drawing

Days & Times:
Tuesdays - 5pm - 7pm
Level:
Ages 12-18
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity
-Alberto Giacometti

Observing and drawing the human figure teaches an artist to see a curve, line, or subtle undulation found in nature. This course will focus on scale, spatial geometry, and mark-making as students learn to draw the figure in relation to the environment and develop a better understanding of the act of drawing and seeing. Students will work from direct observation with a clothed model. A variety of materials and techniques will be used to encourage creativity and exploration of the human form to strengthen the student’s individual drawing practice. The model will take gestural poses varied in time from very quick to longer sittings. Supplies are provided by the Lighthouse Arts Center.

Wednesdays

Youth Clay

Days & Times:
Wednesdays - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Level:
Ages 7+
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio E
Instructor:

Within this fun-filled course, students learn the fundamentals of building in clay. Instruction focuses on various handbuilding techniques, glazing applications, and firing methods.

Thursdays

Youth Monumental Sculptures

Days & Times:
Thursdays - 5pm-7pm
Level:
Ages 9-14
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio E
Instructor:

Get in touch with your wild side and create an animal bust in this handbuilding sculpture class! Using handbuilding techniques such as; coil building and pinch methods, students will select an animal of their choice (either imagined or real) and build a unique and expressive creature. Students will coil, attach, roll and smooth the clay, as well as stamp, carve, draw and paint to personalize their sculptures. This class is perfect for young clay artists with previous clay experience, who would like to challenge themselves with a larger project.

Fridays

Drawing Painting and Glitter Oh MY!

Days & Times:
Fridays - 10am - 11am
Level:
Ages 2-5
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

This fun class for 2-5 year olds with their parents, grandparents, and caregivers will give both the children and adults a chance to explore a variety of art experiences in a relaxed art space. This is the perfect class to create all those amazing art projects without having to clean up the mess afterwards at home. These young artists will experience new textures, improve fine motor skills, and work together in a classroom setting. Each week, the young artists will create a new project, gaining confidence and self-esteem in becoming a skilled artist.

Saturdays

Introduction to Basics in Drawing and Primary Colors

Days & Times:
Saturdays - 9-11am
Level:
Ages 6-12
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

This class is designed to introduce the different mediums employed by artists to express themselves. The main objective, whether through drawing or painting, is to present the many possibilities and choices open to the students, encouraging them to find what works best for them. It’s down to basics! Students will be surprised as they get to explore the tremendous difference in their finished products just using seemingly insignificant choices, such as the right type of paper, and the right instrument will make. This class is meant to be enjoyable as well as educational. The ultimate goal is for students to obtain confidence in their abilities, laying the foundation for their future artistic endeavors and ultimate success as never before