Youth Classes


Youth classes at the Shemer Art Center offer creative learning opportunities for young artists ages 6 – 17, after school, during school breaks, and over the summer!

NOTE!  Please be sure to read our registration policy prior to registering for a class.

For adult classes (ages 18+), please visit our separate Adult Classes page

For workshops, please visit our separate Workshops page

 

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LN-50-23 Jewelry Making: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

JEWELRY MAKING: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

Jewelry Making for Teens & Adults, perfect for parents who want to take a class with their children!  This class is all about introducing students to basic and fundamental techniques and tools used to create unique jewelry and metal-smithed objects. Topics covered include fabrication and casting in silver, silver soldering a banded ring, and working in the lost wax method.  Advanced techniques include sand and cuttlebone casting, as well as enameling. Students will have the opportunity to create several jewelry pieces including, rings, pendants and earrings.

Age: 13 and Above

Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate

**Masks are no longer required in classes but are encouraged for those who feel most comfortable continuing to wear them. 

Wednesdays | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | March 1 - April 12, 2023 | 7 sessions  | $175, plus $35 materials fee

Price: $175.00

Date: March 1, 2023

Available Spaces: 7

SO-15-23 Zentangle Basics for Teens with Suzanne O'Malley

ZENTANGLE BASICS FOR TEENS with Suzanne O'Malley

Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract art, created through a very specific method, to form structured patterns. The Zentangle Method is an easy to learn, relaxing & fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called “tangles.”  This workshop will provide step-by-step instructions on how to create tangles and apply them to a drawing. In the first class students will learn the basics creating a tangle in black ink on white paper. During the second class students will experiment creating a Zentanngle design in white ink on black paper. For the final class students will apply everything they've learned throughout the workshop applying the Zentangles to a subject like an animal or landscape.

Ages 12-16, All materials supplied. 

Saturday  |  March 4 - 18, 2023 | 10 am - 1 pm |  $225

Price: $225.00

Date: March 4, 2023

Available Spaces: 9

TD-14-23 World Building & Character Design with Turner Davis

WORLD BUILDING & CHARACTER DESIGN with Turner Davis

In this class designed for teens students will learn all about “Concept Art,” which is essentially centered around the art practice of “world building."  In this class students will be challenged to explore the various components of “Concept Art” designing characters, creatures and machines, and integrating those components into an imaginary environmental/context or "world." Students will then focus on ways these components can be coherently integrated together utilizing different rendering techniques and furthering their formal understanding of visual creation.

Open to ages 10 and up

Saturdays, March 4 - 18, 2023 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | 3 Sessions

Class Fee: $150

Materials Fee: $10 paid to instructor on first day of class 

Price: $150.00

Date: March 4, 2023

Available Spaces: 5

SPBR-23 Spring Break Art Camp

SPRING BREAK ART CAMP with Nancy Troupe and Jason Savaglio

Calling all aspiring artists ages 8-13!  Come and let your creativity bloom in this five-day Spring-time themed art camp at the Shemer Art Center.

Students will learn, create and have fun.  Over the course of camp students will learn more about the elements of art, line, color, space, texture, form, and value, and how to use these elements in addition to the techniques they learn to create beautiful, unique painted and printed works of art!

Sign up today to watch your young artists continue to grow in this spring art camp.

All materials will be included. Please pack and send a snack & water bottle with your child.

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 2023  |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm |   $200

Price: $200.00

Date: March 13, 2023

Available Spaces: 3

LN-52-23 Jewelry Making: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

JEWELRY MAKING: Silver Casting, Fabrication, and Enameling with Larry Nisula

Jewelry Making for Teens & Adults, perfect for parents who want to take a class with their children!  This class is all about introducing students to basic and fundamental techniques and tools used to create unique jewelry and metal-smithed objects. Topics covered include fabrication and casting in silver, silver soldering a banded ring, and working in the lost wax method.  Advanced techniques include sand and cuttlebone casting, as well as enameling. Students will have the opportunity to create several jewelry pieces including, rings, pendants and earrings.

Age: 13 and Above

Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate

**Masks are no longer required in classes but are encouraged for those who feel most comfortable continuing to wear them. 

Wednesdays,  April 19 - May 31, 2023  | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | 7 sessions | $175, plus $35 materials fee

Price: $175.00

Date: April 19, 2023

Available Spaces: 9

SC-01-23 Summer Camp - Week 1 - Art Through the Ages

SC-01-23  Summer Camp - Week 1 - Art Through the Ages

 

Summer Camps at the Shemer Art Center are a BLAST!
Daily instruction for children and teens ages 6 – 13 will be offered from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Classes will include drawing, painting and ceramics, each taught by professional artists and instructors, with an Art Show on the last day!  Students will be grouped by age and abilities, they should plan to bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day. Masks can be worn if desired but are not mandated.

Please be sure to call the Shemer Art Center with questions or if you need assistance registering your budding artists!

Space will be limited, to keep class sizes small.  Once full, a waiting list will be compiled for each week, so if the week you are interested in is full, give us a call and we”ll add your name!

We are also currently considering "before" and "after" Summer Camp options, for working parents.... so let us know your needs.

Week One  June 5 - 9, 2022  |  9 am - 4 pm |   $300  (call for $15  "Sibling Discount Price")

Price: $300.00

Date: June 5, 2023

Available Spaces: 9

SC-02-23 Summer Camp - Week 2- Depicting the Desert

SC-02-23  Summer Camp - Week 2 - Depicting the Desert

 

Summer Camps at the Shemer Art Center are a BLAST!
Daily instruction for children and teens ages 6 – 13 will be offered from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Classes will include drawing, painting and ceramics, each taught by professional artists and instructors, with an Art Show on the last day!  Students will be grouped by age and abilities, they should plan to bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day. Masks can be worn if desired but are not mandated.

Please be sure to call the Shemer Art Center with questions or if you need assistance registering your budding artists!

Space will be limited, to keep class sizes small.  Once full, a waiting list will be compiled for each week, so if the week you are interested in is full, give us a call and we”ll add your name!

We are also currently considering "before" and "after" Summer Camp options, for working parents.... so let us know your needs.

Week Two  June 12 - 16, 2023  |  9 am - 4 pm |   $300  (Call for $15 "Sibling Discount Price")

Price: $300.00

Date: June 12, 2023

Available Spaces: 12

SC-03-23 Summer Camp - Week 3 - Create Like the Masters

SC-03-23  Summer Camp - Week 3 - Create Like the Masters

 

Summer Camps at the Shemer Art Center are a BLAST!
Daily instruction for children and teens ages 6 – 13 will be offered from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Classes will include drawing, painting and ceramics, each taught by professional artists and instructors, with an Art Show on the last day!  Students will be grouped by age and abilities, they should plan to bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day. Masks can be worn if desired but are not mandated.

Please be sure to call the Shemer Art Center with questions or if you need assistance registering your budding artists!

Space will be limited, to keep class sizes small.  Once full, a waiting list will be compiled for each week, so if the week you are interested in is full, give us a call and we”ll add your name!

We are also currently considering "before" and "after" Summer Camp options, for working parents.... so let us know your needs.

Week Three  June 19 - 23, 2023  |  9 am - 4 pm |   $300  (Call for $15 "Sibling Discount Price")

Price: $300.00

Date: June 19, 2023

Available Spaces: 10

SC-04-23 Summer Camp - Week 4 - Telling Stories in Art

SC-04-23  Summer Camp - Week 4 - Telling Stories in Art

 

Summer Camps at the Shemer Art Center are a BLAST!
Daily instruction for children and teens ages 6 – 13 will be offered from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Classes will include drawing, painting and ceramics, each taught by professional artists and instructors, with an Art Show on the last day!  Students will be grouped by age and abilities, they should plan to bring a lunch, snack and water bottle each day. Masks can be worn if desired but are not mandated.

Please be sure to call the Shemer Art Center with questions or if you need assistance registering your budding artists!

Space will be limited, to keep class sizes small.  Once full, a waiting list will be compiled for each week, so if the week you are interested in is full, give us a call and we”ll add your name!

We are also currently considering "before" and "after" Summer Camp options, for working parents.... so let us know your needs.

Week Four  June 26 - June 30, 2023  |  9 am - 4 pm |   $300  (Call for $15 "Sibling Discount Price")

Price: $300.00

Date: June 26, 2023

Available Spaces: 18

 

 

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