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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.

Registration starts December 1 for Winter Session classes, which begin January 20.

See Classes & Workshops 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.

Christmas Trees: A Tradition in Clay (See flier.)
with Doug Bringle
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

Spring Wreaths
with Doug Bringle
Sunday, Feb. 22 and March 1, 1–4 p.m. Studio 7

Spring brings leaves flushing freshly on the trees, flowers blooming, birds nesting. Celebrate in clay the season of rebirth by creating a garland of leaves to hang for years to come. These wreaths will stay fresh forever ... guaranteed!
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA35

Planters of Clay
with Doug Bringle Sunday, April 26 and May 3,

1–4 p.m. Studio 4
Plants for the house and porch help make a house a home. Raise flourishing herbs, flowers or greenery in a clay vessel that you make yourself. Let your green thumb join the rest of your fingers in creating a handmade planter of clay.
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA36
Doug Bringle is an award-winning ceramicist, exhibiting artist and Senior Faculty member at Crealdé, where he teaches children and adults. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and has been working in clay for 16 years.

Parent/Child Mixed Media
with Susan Govatos
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Studio 1A

Create a mixed media memorabilia artwork on canvas of concepts and symbols representing “home.” Take away a unique treasure to display embracing the personal aspects of your culture, customs and home. Ages 8-13 with adult.
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA38
Educated as a biologist and also as an art educator, Susan Govatos has taught art to children and adults in public school, and community and private settings for many years. She has taught painting to adults and Summer ArtCampers at Crealdé for the last two years.

Light Painting Photography
with Sherri Bunye
Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Studio 5

Create amazing light painting with long-exposure digital photography. Participants learn how to use creative lighting and long-exposure photography to produce dramatic imagery. Makes an amazing poster!
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA14
Sherri Bunye teaches film and digital photography classes to adults and children at Crealdé, as well as instructing the Storytellers Teen Documentary Program. She has exhibited work throughout Central Florida.


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, 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.

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

Watercolor for Teens with Barbara Young
Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Studio 1B

Draw your own design, transfer it to the watercolor paper and complete a work of art in one day. Please feel free to bring a drink and a snack. Ages 13-17.
Members $100 • Non-members $120 #WKYA37
Barbara Young was raised in New York City and moved to Orlando in 1974. She attended Crealdé, eventually enrolling in the Fellowship program. Since 2010, she has been an instructor at Crealdé.


Ages 4–8

YAP108 Mini Monets
Instructor: Patricia Byron Winter & Spring
Saturday 11 a.m.–noon Studio 1B

Budding artists will experience the fascinating world of making art with hands-on projects in watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Explore self-expression in a nurturing environment. For ages 4-6.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

YAP101 Pint-Size Picassos
Instructor: Patricia Byron Winter & Spring
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 Clay Cups
Instructor: Doug Bringle Winter (cancelled)
Tuesday, 4–5 p.m. Studio 7
Saturday, 9–10 a.m. Studio 4

Imagine life without cups —slurping out of plates is messy! We’ll make dependable clay cups for you to drink from for everyday use. Slurp no more!
Members $100 • Non-members $120

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

Let’s make bowls — perfect for cereal, popcorn, string beans, ice cream, soup. You can never have too many bowls. After all, “Life is just a clay bowl of cherries.”
Members $100 • Non-members $120

Ages 8–12

YAP202 Painting & Drawing I
Instructor: Marsha DeBroske Winter & Spring
Saturday, 9–10:30 a.m. Studio 1A
Wednesday, 4:15–5:45 p.m. Studio 1A, Winter

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 Spring
Wednesday, 4:15-5:45 p.m. Studio 1A

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

YAP204 Vessels of Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle Winter
Saturday, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Studio 4

Drinking vessels from clay adds grace and charm to meals, with mugs for hot drinks, tumblers for cold refreshment and goblets for special occasions. Create cups of clay to use and share. Dishwasher safe!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP204 Bowls, Sweet Bowls
Instructor: Doug Bringle Spring
Saturday, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Studio 4

No home is complete without bowls. We’ll make clay bowls for every occasion. Plan a feast for this spring ... you’ll have plenty of handmade bowls!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP205 Storytelling Through Cartooning
Instructor: Ken Foster Winter & Spring
Saturday, 9–10:30 a.m. Heritage Center, downstairs

Learn to develop characters and story lines 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 Winter & Spring
Saturday, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.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

YAP401 Cameras, Film, Darkroom
Instructor: Paula Davis Winter (cancelled)
Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m. Studio 5

Discover creative vantage points in the school sculpture garden through the lens of a 35mm camera. Load, shoot and develop film in the darkroom as students experiment with various techniques. Cameras provided.
Members $125 • Non-members $145

Ages 10-14

YAP206 Cartoons in 3-D!
Instructor: David Cumbie Winter (cancelled) & Spring
Wednesday, 4–5:30 p.m. Studio 6

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

YAP208 Wheelthrowing & More!
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Winter
Wednesday, 4–5:30 p.m. Studio 4

Experience the magic of the wheel! Shape a soft clay ball into a form, then decorate, glaze and fire it into a functional pot. Get creative with handbuilding and transform thrown forms into ceramic treasures. Repeated sessions develop skills.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP403 Digital Camera Magic
Instructor: Laurie Hagemaier Winter & Spring
New Winter class start date: Feb. 2
Wednesday, 5–6:30 p.m. Heritage Center

Go beyond point and shoot! Armed with digital SLR cameras, budding photographers experiment with photographic principles during walking field trips in Winter Park and learn how to create long-exposure images using Light Painting. Add final touches in our iMac Photoshop lab. Digital SLR cameras provided.
Members $125 • Non-members $145


PDY102 Figure Drawing
Instructor: Barbara Young Winter & Spring
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 students work at their own pace and develop style and technique through repeated sessions. Join us for this challenging and fast-paced adventure. Materials and a live model included.
Members $165 • Non-members $185

TDY121 Teens: Clay Your Way
Instructor: Doug Bringle Winter & Spring
Thursday, 4–6 p.m. Studio 7

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 learn how to materialize them in clay!
Members $150 • Non-members $170

TDY127 Decorating the Clay Surface
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Spring
Wednesday 4–6 p.m. Studio 4

Create clay forms on the wheel, then explore surface decoration techniques. Experiment with sgrafitto, slip trailing, wax resist and more, as you create unique and functional pots.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

TDY164 Stained Glass
Instructor: Robert Lennox Winter (cancelled) & Spring
Wednesday, 4–6 p.m. Studio 7

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

PHY148 Digital Photography: People, Places, Nature
Instructor: Laurie Hagemaier Winter
New class start date: Feb. 4
Monday, 4:30–6 p.m. Heritage Center

Explore nature, portraiture and travel photography during walking field trips in Winter Park. Experiment with photographic principles using digital SLR cameras. Add the final touches in the IMac Photoshop lab. Digital SLR cameras provided.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

PHY149 Cellphoneography
Instructor: Laurie Hagemaier Spring
Monday, 4:30–6 p.m. Heritage Center

Take your images from snapshots to creative photography. Learn about composition, exposure, editing and apps. Get inspired and be social. Post your class Project 42 photos in a private class Flickr group. Set-up of free Flickr account recommended. Walking field trips included. Students must provide their own camera-enabled cellphone.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

PHY150 Photography: Art & History
Instructor: Paula Davis Spring
Saturday, 10 a.m.–noon Studio 5

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

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