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Children's classes

Children's Classes
Adventures in Art
Ages 8 to 13 or
Ages 5 to 9

The Art of Drawing
Ages 10 and up

Creative Horse Play
Ages 9 to 13

The World of Relief Printmaking
Ages 12 to 17

Oil Painting for Teens
Ages 12 to 17



Art Classes for Homeschoolers
Ages 5 to 8 (Not Currently Available)

Art Classes for Homeschoolers
Ages 9 to 14 (Not Currently Available)


These Classes are not currently scheduled.

Young DaVinci Workshops for Children


These Classes are not currently scheduled.

Kids in the Studio (TBA)

From Studio to Gallery Show (TBA)

Photography for Teens (TBA)

Paint, Draw, Sculpt (TBA)

Adventures in Art
Instructor:
Amy Manson

Julie TerHaar

Dates and Times:
Saturdays, 10 am - 12 noon: Ages 8 - 13 (Manson)
Saturdays, 1 - 3 pm: Ages 5 - 9 (TerHaar)

Session 5 2013: Sept 14 - Oct 19
Session 6 2013: Nov 2 - Dec 14

no class November 30

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Child's name and age:

Cost: $140 + $25 supply fee

Ages 8 to 13 or 5 to 9. This class encourages children’s natural interest in exploring their own creativity.  Children will imagine, draw, paint, sculpt and design, while learning about artists and artistic styles and developing new skills.  Instructor will demonstrate art techniques and explore creative art materials with your child, all in an atmosphere of fun and success. New projects each session.

(6) 2-hour classes
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Creative Horse Play

Instructor:
Melanie Zucker Stanley

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 4:15 - 6:15 pm

Session 5 2013: Sept 18 - Oct 30
no class Oct 16
Session 6 2013: Nov 6 - Dec 18
no class Nov 27

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Child's name and age:

Cost: $140 +$25 supply fee
(6) 2-hr. classes


Ages 9 to 13.  Your instructor will take you on a journey to discover creative ways to draw, paint and collage HORSES!  Using pens, pencils, watercolor and acrylics, your dream horses will walk, trot and dance on paper.  Learn to draw horses’ eyes, velvety noses, horse anatomy and galloping horses with flowing manes and tails.  Your award-winning instructor has owned and trained horses and created equestrian art most of her life.

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The Art of Drawing

Instructor:
Dana Thompson

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 4:15 - 6:15 pm

Session 6 2013: Oct 30 - Dec 4
no class November 27

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Child's name and age:

Cost: $120 + $25 supply fee

Ages 10 and up. Learn the fundamentals of drawing in a positive and fun atmosphere. The class sheds light on the mysteries of drawing by teaching the basic concepts that are the heart of the art of drawing. Students will learn the basics for drawing objects, be introduced to the foundations of perspective, form and shading plus numerous other techniques to enhance creativity. The Art of Drawing course goes beyond basic skills to increase confidence.

(5) 2-hour classes
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The World of Relief Printmaking

Instructor:
Edith Heins

Dates and Times:

Thursdays, 6 - 9 pm

Session 5 2013: Sept 19 - Oct 24

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Cost: $185 + $25 supply fee
(6) 3-hour classes

Ages 12 to 17. Discover the many methods of Relief Printmaking using a printing press and printing by hand. Monoprints, collage printing and reduction linocuts will be explored. This is a good class for beginners as well as those looking for portfolio examples for college.

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Oil Painting for Teens

Instructor:
Edith Heins
Dates and Times:
Saturday, 12 noon - 4 pm

Session 6 2013: Nov 9 - Nov 23

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Cost: $125 + $25 supply fee
(3) 4-hour classes

Ages 12 to 17. This workshop is for teens to explore oil painting, a traditional medium not traditionally taught in school. Discover the magic of this medium that artists have used for centuries. You will also learn to stretch and gesso a canvas and paint on several types of surfaces.

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Art Classes for
Homeschoolers
(Ages 5 to 8)
Instructor:
Laura Mazer

Dates and Times:

Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Next Session: Not currently scheduled

Cost: $105 + $25 supply fee
(6) 1.5-hour classes
Ages 5 to 8.
Adventures in Art: Drawing, Painting and Printmaking are just some of the media homeschool students will explore as we delve into the world of ART! Famous artists and art history will inspire our journey. Homeschool students will develop their creative thinking and problem solving skills while having fun in a supportive learning environment.

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Art Classes for
Homeschoolers
(Ages 9 to 14)
Instructor:
Laura Mazer

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2 pm


Next Session: Not Currently Scheduled

Cost: $105 + $25 supply fee Ages 9 to 14. Ready to take your art skills to the next level? Older Homeschool art students will learn techniques in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking inspired by art of the 20th Century. Students will develop their creative thinking and problem solving skills while being challenged to find their "own unique style" in a fun and supportive learning environment. (6) 1.5-hour classes
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Kids in the Studio
Instructor:
Tia Maggio and Marie Feil


Next Session:
Not Currently Scheduled
7 - 10 year olds. In a teacher-guided open studio format, children are introduced to a wide range of art materials. They are encouraged to discover various media including painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking. During class time, teachers engage students in dialogue and introduce appropriate artistic challenges that enable such developmental benefits as fine motor dexterity and social skills as well as individual focus and concentration.

(7) 2-hour classes
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Introductory Level
Photography for Teens

Instructor:
Jeanette Burkle
Dates and Times:
Tuesdays, 7 - 8:30 pm

Next Session: Not currently scheduled

Cost: TBA
(6) 1.5-hr. classes

Does your teen have an interest in photography?  If so, this is a great place to start! This six-week introductory level course is designed for any teen with a digital camera.   Starting with the basic camera functions and moving toward storytelling with photography, the course will help students learn about perspective, composition, color theory, and black-and-white photography.Optional weekly assignments will help students explore content subjects such as people, nature, and architecture.  Students’ work will then be shown and constructively critiqued the following week during class. 
Requirements:  Students should bring their cameras with a fresh battery and clean flash card to class.  We will allow some time during each class for photographing.


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From Studio
to Gallery Show!

Instructor:
Tia Maggio

Next Session: Not Currently Scheduled

Ages 7 to 10. Complete the school week in an artistic way! These challenging and fun studio experiences complement concepts introduced in professional galleries. Tour the artists’ studios, create quality art and have our own art show for your parents. Break from tradition, creativity rules!

(5) 2 hr. classes
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Young DaVinci Workshops for Children
Presented by VSA of Loudoun, DaVinci Art Studio in partnership with ArtSquare
Birds of All Kinds

Instructors: Darcy Swope and Trent Carbaugh, Birds of a Feather School

Dates and Times:
Saturdays, 10 am - 12 noon

Next Session: Not Currently Scheduled


Cost: $20

Ages 7 and up. Birds in books, oil pastel, watercolor, colored pencil and clay. Fashion creative birds in a variety of media, inspired by children's book illustrators. Work in both two and three-dimensional formats, with an emphasis on individual expression and enjoyment of the different processes. Participants of all abilities are welcome! For students who require one-on-one assistance, or have issues regarding accessibility, please call Lisa at 540-751-0227.

2-hour workshop
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