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Young Artist Program

Crealdé School of Art's Young Artist Program offers over 20 classes a session for children who have completed kindergarten through high school. Hands-on instruction in painting and drawing, ceramics and sculpture, photography, printmaking and mixed-media is conducted in a non-competitive environment by professional artists using well-equipped art-making studios. Most classes for younger children are offered on Saturday mornings; teens have more options, meeting after school as well as on the weekend. See classes below.

To see Winter Garden classes, click on link in yellow bar at top.

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Price includes you and your child. Registration deadlines are one week prior to the workshop date.

Light Painting Photography Workshop (See flier.) CANCELED
with Sherri Bunye Fall I
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Studio 5

Create amazing light painting with long-exposure digital photography. Participants will learn how to use creative lighting and long-exposure photography to produce dramatic imagery. Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA14

Christmas Trees: A Tradition in Clay (See flier.)
with Doug Bringle Fall II
Sunday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 1–4 p.m. Studio 7

Make colorful clay Christmas trees, complete with your personal handmade ornaments. Directions are clear, so everyone can create a yuletide treasure in this two-day workshop.Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA2


Registration deadlines are one week prior to the workshop date.

Portrait Drawing Workshop (See flier.)
with Barbara Young Fall II
Two 1-day workshops:
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Studio 1B
Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Studio 1B

Draw the human face and learn to see the planes of the face and develop eye-and-hand coordination to achieve a likeness of the model. Feel free to bring a drink and a snack. Ages 13-17. Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA31
At Crealdé for five years now, Barbara Young’s passion is art, nature and painting.

Freeze Frame: Create a Gift of Art (See flier.)
with Paula Davis Fall II
Sunday, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16, 1–4 p.m. Studio 5

Use 35mm film cameras to take portraits and landscapes, then print your own black-and-white photos. Enhance these wonderful pictures as you create and decorate two special frames from slabs of clay. Perfect for gifts. Ages 8-14.
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA27
Paula Davis started taking classes at Crealdé in 1980, and she now teaches youth ceramics and photography.

NEW: Cell Phone - Photo Montage
with Sherri Bunye Fall II
Saturday, Dec. 13, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Studio 5

Bring your cell phone fully charged for a full day of photography fun! Create a photographic work of art (for a gift or for yourself) using your camera on your cell phone. The photographs we take in the morning will be printed in our digital darkroom and assembled in a Cubist-photo masterpiece on canvas. Supplies included. Ages 8-plus.
Members $115 • Non-members $135 #WKYA34

FIELD TRIPS - ongoing, please call to schedule

Crealdé Art Adventure: A Visit to the Art Studio - Off-site fieldtrip
This program is a participation-based experience in a working visual arts studio that addresses the Sunshine State Standards in the Visual Arts. The campus visit is divided into three activities that include a demonstration of an artist at work on the potter's wheel, an interactive exploration of our art galleries and  contemporary sculpture garden and a hands-on experience. The students create small sculptural clay works that are theirs to keep and treasure. OCPS funded.

Homeschool Field Trips
Experience art up close and hands-on when you visit Crealdé School of Art’s lakeside campus and its art studios. Witness a ball of clay becoming a pottery vessel. Explore our Contemporary sculpture garden and art galleries and then release the artist in you as you create a special piece to take home. Bring a lunch and enjoy a picnic on campus after your guided art adventure. All activities are led by a Crealdé artist and all materials are included. Available for booking the third Monday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Contact Jan Hurt to reserve your art date 407-671-1886.
$10 per student, $100 minimum.
Note: Public school field trips to Crealdé are also available.

What Heritage Means to Me - Off-site fieldtrip (pending funding)
This program is a participation-based activity that begins with an interactive discussion of the Heritage Collection; photographs and oral histories from west Winter Park. The tour is followed by a visual art workshop facilitated by a Crealde artist where the students create a piece of folk art that expresses their personal experience, heritage, culture, community and country. Students learn to respect and value their community's history and heritage and its preservation through visual art.

NOTE: Call Registrar Jan Hurt to reserve a field trip date.

AGES 4-14

Ages 4–8

YAP108 Mini Monets,
Instructor: Patricia Byron Fall II
Saturday 11 a.m.–noon Studio 1B
Budding artists will experience the fascinating world of artmaking with hands-on projects in watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Fledgling artists explore self-expression in a nurturing environment. For ages 4-6.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

YAP101 Pint-Size Picassos
Instructor: Patricia Byron Fall II
Saturday 9–10 a.m. Studio 1B

Discover exciting new painting and drawing techniques in a variety of media, including charcoal, pastels, watercolors and collage. Develop your creativity in this fun introduction to the world of art! For ages 5-8.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

YAP102 Dinosaur Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle Fall II
Tuesday, 4–5 p.m. Studio 7
Saturday, 9–10 a.m. Studio 4

Fortunately for humans, the age of dinosaurs has passed. Otherwise, every time we left our houses, we’d risk becoming raptor chow. Join us in bringing back to life those big-toothed, sharp-clawed creatures. We promise there’s no danger involved. They’ll simply be clay putty in our hands! For ages 5-8.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

Ages 8–12

YAP202 Painting & Drawing I
Instructor: Marsha DeBroske Fall II
Saturday, 9–10:30 a.m., Studio 1A

Wednesday, 4:15–5:45 p.m. Studio 1B, Fall I
Learn the fundamentals of art-making and discover how to see as an artist. Create with a variety of drawing and painting materials.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP214 Continued Painting & Drawing
Instructor: Marsha DeBroske Fall II
Wednesday, 4:15-5:45 p.m. Studio 1B

Build on your painting and drawing knowledge. Discover new skills, concepts and materials to enhance your art. Enjoy and explore!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP204 Jurassic Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle Fall II
Saturday, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Studio 4

Fossils tell us the dinosaurs of the Jurassic were formidable beasts. The largest sauropods made the Earth shake simply by sauntering. In this class, we’ll re-create some of Earth’s most remarkable inhabitants. No DNA replications required ... just clay and your dino-imaginations!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP205 Storytelling through Cartooning
Instructor: Ken Foster Fall II
Saturday, 9–10:30 a.m. Heritage Center, downstairs

Learn to develop characters and storylines to script your own comics. Explore and expand your own style as you create characters using colored pencils, pen and ink, and watercolor.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP209 Painting & Drawing II
Instructor: Anita Cohen Fall II
Saturday, 11–12:30 a.m. Studio 1A

Students will explore fun new techniques that include an introduction to abstract art with creative media! New projects build on fundamental skills to develop style and self-expression.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

Ages 10-14

YAP206 Cartoons in 3-D!
Instructor: David Cumbie Fall II
Friday, 4:30–6 p.m. Studio 6

Explore clay and mixed media as you create your own cartoon sculpture. Learn how to build an armature, sculpt expressive faces, paint and add fabric to complete your character.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP403 Digital Camera Magic
Instructor: Laurie Hagemaier Fall II
Monday, 5–6:30 p.m. Heritage Center

Go beyond point and shoot! Armed with digital SLR cameras, budding photographers experiment with photographic principals during walking field trips in Winter Park. Edit images in our digital darkroom using Photoshop to create imaginative pictures. Cameras are provided.
Members $125 • Non-members $145

AGES 13-17

PDY102 Figure Drawing
Instructor: Barbara Young Fall II
Saturday, 1–3 p.m. Studio 1B

If you can draw the human figure you can draw anything! This class is perfect for all skill levels as you work at your own pace and develop style and technique. Join us for this fast-paced adventure. Materials and a live model included.
Members $ 165 • Non-members $ 185

TDY121 Imagination Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle Fall II
Thursday, 4–6 p.m. Studio 4

The wonder of clay is that, with a little bit of handbuilding technique and lots of imagination, you can make almost anything. You’ve got the ideas ... now come learn how to materialize them in clay!
Members $150 • Non-members $170

TDY125 Ceramic Sampler for Teens
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Fall II
Wednesday 4–6 p.m. Studio 4

Explore the potter’s wheel and handbuilding techniques as you create functional and decorative ceramics. Experiment with surface decoration and glaze to create unique pottery. Bring an old towel and play in the mud!
Members $ 150 • Non-members $170

TDY164 Stained Glass
Instructor: Robert Lennox Fall II
Wednesday, 4–6 p.m. Studio 7

Foiled again! Use the Tiffany foil method to create an illuminating stained-glass project. Learn to make a pattern, cut, foil and solder.
Members $165 • Non-members $185

PHY148 Digital Photography: People, Places, Nature
Instructor: Laurie Hagemaier Fall II
Wednesday, 4–5:30 p.m. Heritage Center

Explore nature, portraiture and street photography during walking field trips in Winter Park. Add your final touches in our iMAC Photoshop lab. Digital SLR cameras provided.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

PHY150 Photography: Art & History
Instructor: Sherri Bunye Fall II
Saturday, 10 a.m.–noon Studio 5

Experiment with the fundamentals of black-and-white 35mm film (cameras provided.) Compose and capture intriguing images, process and print film in the darkroom! It’s more than a digital world!
Members $150 • Non-members $170


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