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Young Artist Program

Classes are 6-weeks long unless noted. To see Winter Garden classes, click on link in yellow bar at top.

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See the schedule for classses and workshops below.

Fall I 2017
August 28 – October 29, 2017

Fall II 2017

October 30, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Crealdé School of Art's Young Artist Program offers over 20 classes a session for children from age 4 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.

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ADULT-CHILD WORKSHOPS

The registration fee for the following Adult-Child Workshops includes both participants. Registration deadlines are one week prior to the workshop date.

WKYA1 Jack-o’-Lanterns—A Holiday Tradition in Clay
Child (ages 5 and up) and Adult Workshop
Instructor: Doug Bringle  
Fall I

Sunday, September 24, & October 1, 1-4pm, Studio 7
Carve clay pumpkins you create into jack-o’-lanterns of your screams to delight you and your trick or treaters for Halloweens to come.  Directions are clear so everyone can create family heirlooms.  Single adults welcome!
Members $100 • Non-members $120

WKYA2 Christmas Trees—A Holiday Tradition in Clay  
Child (ages 5 and up) and Adult Workshop
Instructor: Doug Bringle
Fall II

Sunday, November 26 & December 3, 1-4pm, Studio 7
Make colorful clay Christmas trees, complete with your personal handmade ornaments.  Directions are clear so everyone can create yuletide treasures.  Single adults welcome!
Members $100 • Non-members $120

 

 

CLASSES

AGES 4-6

YAP108 Mini Monets
Instructor: Patricia Byron 
Fall I & II

Saturday, 11 am- Noon, Studio 1B
Budding artists will experience the fascinating world of art-making with hands-on projects in watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Fledgling artists explore self-expression in a nurturing environment.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

AGES 5-8

YAP101 Pint Size Picassos
Instructor: Patricia Byron  
Fall I & II

Saturday, 9-10 am, 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.
Members $100 • Non-members $120

YAP102 Clay from the Land of the Midnight Sun
Instructor: Doug Bringle 
Fall I
Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 pm, Studio 4 
Saturday, 9-10 am, Studio 4
Alaskan and Canadian native peoples craft animal sculptures into story- telling totems of eagles and bears, ravens and orcas.  We’ll make clay pieces based on these creatures of the Pacific Northwest.  If we’re lucky we’ll capture salmon swimming upstream!
Members $100 • Non-members $120

YAP102 Matisse Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle
Fall II

Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 pm, Studio 4
Saturday, 9-10 am, Studio 4
In his final years the French painter Henri Matisse created remarkable paper collages using scissors and bright papers.  We’ll make clay vessels inspired by those colorful shapes so memorably arranged.  No scissors or paper necessary, just bits of clay and your nimble fingers!
Members $100 • Non-members $120

AGES 8-12

YAP202 Painting & Drawing I
Instructor: Wendi Swanson
Fall I & II

Saturday, 9-10:30 am, Studio 1A
Learn the fundamentals of art-making and discover how to see as an artist. Create with a variety of painting and drawing media, and explore new techniques to enhance your artistic skills!.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP204 Pacific Northwest Coast Clay
Instructor: Doug Bringle 
Fall I

Saturday, 11 am-12:30 pm, Studio 4
The Haida people carve cedar into images of the animals that inhabit the forests and skies of northwestern America.   Owl, fish and raven are heroes in their mythology.  One story tells of how Raven sang to a giant clamshell to bring forth the first human.  Our clay work this fall will celebrate the animals of those long-ago stories.  Listen carefully for the rustle of bird wings as we work!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP204 Clay the Matisse Way
Instructor: Doug Bringle
Fall II

Saturday, 11 am-12:30 pm, Studio 4
Henri Matisse, painting rival of Picasso, turned to a new art technique in the final decade of his life, creating cut out compositions of lively shapes and color, full of life and motion.  Using clay, we will mimic the master’s groundbreaking work.  Picasso would be jealous, if only he knew!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP209 Painting and Drawing II
Instructor: Anita Cohen
Fall I & II

Saturday, 11 am-12:30 pm, Studio 1A
Students will explore fun new techniques that include an introduction to abstract art with creative mediums! New projects build on fundamental skills to develop style and self-expression.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP214 Watercolor and Mixed Media-NEW
Instructor: Deborah Umphrey
Fall I & II

Wednesday, 4:00-5:30 pm, Studio 1A
Students learn new techniques in watercolor and acrylics using textural mediums and collage while building on their painting/drawing skills. They will discover novel ways of expressing themselves through illustration and storytelling. 
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP216 Exploring the Elements of Art
Instructor: Anita Cohen 
Fall II

Saturday, 1-2:30 pm, Studio 1A
Advance your skills as you explore the elements of art! Use drawing as a base and complete your works with a variety of media. We will incorporate a sketchbook to chronicle your progress and develop your technique along the way!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP217 Fun with Film
Instructor: John Baker  
Fall I & II

Saturday, 9-10:30 am, Studio 5
Before digital photography, there was film. Have fun taking pictures using 35mm cameras and black-and-white film, then create your own photos in the darkroom. Loaner cameras available. Even Harry Potter would be amazed!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP205 Storytelling through Cartooning
Instructor: Ken Foster 
Fall I & II
Saturday 9:00–10:30 am, Heritage Center
Learn to develop characters and story lines to script your own comics. Focus on drawing techniques, perspective and composition. Explore and expand your own style as you create characters using colored pencils, pen and ink, and watercolor.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

AGES 10-14

YAP208 Wheelthrowing and More!
Instructor: Belinda Glennon 
Fall I

Wednesday, 4:00-5:30 pm 
Studio 4

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel as you create pottery forms then combine and embellish them with hand building to create decorative sculptures or functional ware. Pottery isn’t just for food and flowers!
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YAP403 Digital Camera Magic
Instructor: John Baker
Fall I & II

Wednesday, 4:00-5:30 pm, Heritage Center
Go beyond point and shoot! Armed with DSLR 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 your final touches in our iMac Photoshop lab. Digital SLR cameras are provided.
Members $125 • Non-members $145

NEW! HOMESCHOOL ART Ages 5-11

YAP213 Art Exploration from Many Lands
Instructors: Belinda Glennon & Deborah Umphrey 
Fall I  & II

Monday, 10:30-Noon 
Studio 7

Paint like Picasso and pot like the Pueblos! Experiment with 2-D and 3-D art media as you explore art of other cultures and places. Bring your imagination and adventurous spirit.
Members $120 • Non-members $140

YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM
AGES 13-17

PDY102 Figure Drawing
Instructor: Wendi Swanson
Fall I & II

Saturday, 1-3 pm, Studio 1B
Here is a class you can take many times over. Draw from a live model, learn to master the art of eye-to-hand coordination, and capture the essence of the pose. Drawing the human figure is challenging yet rewarding! It is said that if you learn to draw the human figure, you can draw anything.
Members $165 • Non-members $185

PDY106 Draw Comic Book Action Figures
Instructor: Luis Torruellas 
Fall I & II

Friday, 4:30-6:30, pm, Studio 7
Punch- Kick! Leap! Take your cartoon characters to the next level as you give them gesture, movement and physical activity. Study a scale model or mannequin to draw your own comic action figure. Experiment with varied angles, light and shadow to create a dynamic composition.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

PHY152 A Picture Says a Thousand Words
Instructor: John Baker
Fall I & II

Saturday, 11 am-1 pm, Studio 5
Enter into the world of black-and-white film photography as you learn how to "see through the lens". Process your film and watch as your prints develop in Crealdé's darkroom. You'll find taking pictures is just the beginning of the story.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

TDY121 Cinema Clay for Teens
Instructor: Doug Bringle  
Thursday, 4-6 p.m., Studio 4 
Fall I & II

The wonder of clay is that, with a little bit of hand building technique and lots of imagination, you can make almost anything. Visualize some element of your favorite movie and we’ll use clay in the studio to make it real.  Lights, camera, clay action!
Members $150 • Non-members $170

TDY125 Ceramic Sampler 4 Teens
Instructor: Belinda Glennon 
Fall II

Wednesday, 4-6 pm, Studio 4
Combine the forms from the potter’s wheel and imaginative hand building to create decorative and functional art. Experiment with surface decoration and glaze for the perfect finish!!
Members $150 • Non-members $170

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