Art for Kids Overview

  • “Lessons in Clay”, “Artists and the Elements”, “Zero Waste! Art and Sustainability” (scroll down for class information)

Artists and the Elements

This class will explore several elements of art and the artists who use them. Some of the elements to be covered are shape, color, line, space, form and texture.

Fall Semester September 4 – October 23 (8 1.25-hour sessions)
$192 per 8-week class
Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 Ages 8-12

Location: Wrightwood Arts Center, above Village Grind, 6020 Park Dr.

Minimum of 4 students required to hold the class

Note: Some of the projects may be done over two weeks, so a masterpiece may not come home every week!

Leslie Sikes, teacher


Zero Waste! Art and Sustainability

This class integrates science and art. A fun, engaging and empowering exploration experience in the art of sustainability and creativity.  Integrating the practices of waste reduction, recycling and reusing, students are encouraged to have fun, get a little messy, and make the world more beautiful.

Fall Semester September 5 - November 21 (12 1-hour classes)
$216 per semester
Thursdays 9:00 - 10:00 AM (Ages 5-7) 

Minimum of 4 students required to hold the class

Accepting Material Donations ::  Clean Egg Cartons, Paper, Cardboard, Beverage Cartons (Wax and Plastic okay), Popsicle Sticks, Wax Paper, etc.

Please email Molly Jo -- s.mollyjo@gmail.com -- with any questions.

Molly Jo Stanley, teacher


Lessons in Clay

Everybody loves playing with clay! This class is for youth who would like to learn about the art of clay. Students will learn various hand building techniques for clay including pinch, coil and slab construction. They will also learn how to glaze their masterpieces. Clay, glazes, and firing expenses are included in the class fee.

Fall Semester 4 classes each

Ages 13+, Thursdays 5:30-7:30
$150 per 4-week session

Beginner 1: August 29 - September 19
Beginner 2: September 26 - October 17

Minimum 4 students required to hold the class, maximum 6.

Private Lessons in Wheel Throwing

Learn how to create functional pottery using a potter's wheel. Receive one on one instruction in basic throwing, trimming, and glazing techniques.

1 hour session, $85, including materials and firing

Private Clay Sculpture Lessons

One on one instruction in using clay as a medium for artistic expression. Students will learn various hand building techniques for clay including pinch, coil and slab construction. They will also learn how to glaze their masterpieces.

1 hour session, $85, including materials and firing

Mary Duman, teacher


Cancellations:

  • no refunds for cancellation

  • if the minimum student count is not met, we reserve the right to cancel any class. However, we will contact you first to discuss possible arrangements, hoping to keep all classes open.