Spring Class & Workshop Descriptions for Kids & Teens

Register now for spring 2019 classes & workshops for kids + teens

SPRING SESSION:  April 15 - May 25, 2019

Class Registration:  Please register at least one week in advance of the class/workshop start date.  Classes/workshops with low enrollment will be closed 3 - 5 business days before the first class.  

Cancellation Policy:  A refund is given to students who cancel 10 days or more prior to the class start date.  Students who cancel enrollment within 10 days of the first class will not receive a refund.  

If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, registrants will be notified by email or phone within 24 – 48 hours of the first class. Registrants will be given the opportunity to transfer to another class or issued a refund.

If you have any questions, please call 864-735-3948 (ext. 4) or email ben@artcentergreenville.org

*Please note:  Workshop descriptions are listed by duration first, then alphabetically by medium category.


6 Week Classes

 
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Medium: Drawing

Intro to Drawing for Kids

Instructor: Kate Furman

6 Week Class starting April 15

Mondays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instruction Level: All skill levels, kids ages 9 - 12

Tuition: $190 / $170 members

In this class, students will learn basic drawing techniques including contour drawing, shading, and texture. Class projects will include sketching from a still life and from landscape studies. Students will study simple line and contour sketches and learn how to compose the essence of a scene quickly.  Weather permitting, students will also sketch outdoors to learn value and composition with pen and ink and develop marking-making suitable for painting.

 
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Medium: Mixed Media

Painting with Found Brushes for Kids

Instructor: Jeromy Ross

6 Week Class starting April 16

Tuesdays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instruction Level: All skill levels, kids ages 7 - 10

Tuition: $190 / $170 members

Kids will explore painting techniques using experimental techniques and less traditional paint brushes like squirt-guns, bamboo sticks, mops, paint rollers, sponges and more. While experimenting with paint application and movement, students will learn the fundamentals of color theory and color mixing.


One Day Workshops

 
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Medium: Fiber

Needle Felted Hoop Art: 2D Botanicals

Instructor: Sarah Mandell

1 Day Workshop: Saturday, May 18, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instruction Level:  All skill levels, ages 7+

Tuition: $75 (price includes supplies)

Students of all ages and skill levels will learn how to draw and paint with colorful wool fiber on a flat surface. A demonstration of needle felting techniques, layering, blending colors, and an overview of felting tools will equip students to be able to use roving to create pictures on fabric. Workshop instruction will begin by felting simple shapes and lines onto test fabrics, then move on to felting more complex botanical designs such as leaves or flowers onto high quality wool sheet felt. Supplies will be provided and include several ounces of dyed wool roving, flat sheet felt, wooden embroidery hoops, felting needles, and foam felting pads.

 
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Medium: Fiber

Wool Painting: Spring Nature

Instructor: Cecilia Ho

1 Day Workshop:  Saturday, April 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instruction Level: All skill levels, ages 7+

Tuition: $69 (price includes supplies)

Nature lovers will love to create a custom needle felted 2-D wool painting in a 5” wooden hoop or picture frame. Pick your favorite landscape scene or spring flower design and learn to transform them into lively felt art with colorful NZ corridale wool rovings. All basic felting materials & supplies are included.

 
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Medium: Fiber

Wool Painting: Car / Sport Motif

Instructor: Cecilia Ho

1 Day Workshop: Sunday, May 26, 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Instruction Level:  All skill levels, ages 7+

Tuition: $95 (price includes supplies)

This workshop will teach you to create Car and/or Sport themed wool paintings. Wool can be transformed into a painterly image using a few simple felting techniques. Learn how to blend and mix various shades of colorful corriedale wool fiber to achieve an unique fiber art. All basic felting materials & supplies are included.

 
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Medium: Fiber

Introduction to Sock Puppets

Instructor: Jesse Gould

1 Day Workshop: Saturday, May 25, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instruction Level:  All skill levels, ages 7+

Tuition: $75 (price includes supplies)

Jump into the wonderful world of puppet making with the “Wormy,” a wiggler sock that can be customized in a variety of ways. This workshop is specifically designed to equip students with the skills to confidently make sock puppets at home (no matter how old you are). By applying some basic art and craft skills, students will learn how to alter their sock into puppet form, craft their own eyes, make their own hair and more.

 

Medium: Painting

Painting with Found Brushes for Kids

Instructor: Jeromy Ross

1 Day Workshop: Saturday, April 6, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instruction Level:  All skill levels, ages 7 - 12

Tuition: $65 (price includes supplies)

Students will get to explore and make new discoveries in painting by experimenting with different mechanisms of chance including but not limited to: pendulums, dice, bamboo arms, mops, and water balloons. Instructor demos in various mechanisms are designed to inspire creative problem solving and "out-of-the-box" thinking.