Class / Workshop Descriptions (Kids & Teens)

REGISTER NOW FOR Spring 2018

Spring Session: April 16 - May 26, 2018 (6 weeks)

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.

Member Class Pricing:  GCCA members enjoy discounted rates on 6-week classes and Summer Art Camps, updates through the e-newsletter, the opportunity to participate in our annual GCCA Member Show, and an invitation to Member Night.  Annual Individual ($50) and Family ($125) memberships are available.  Visit Membership HERE to learn more and become a member to receive the discounted member rate on classes. 

If you have any questions, please call 864-735-3948 (ext. 2) or email liz@artcentergreenville.org

*Please note:  Class descriptions are listed alphabetically by medium category.


 
 Eden Wallace, Introduction to Drawing for Kids

Eden Wallace, Introduction to Drawing for Kids

Medium: Drawing

Intro to Drawing for Kids

Instructor: Eden Wallace

6 Week Class starting April 19

Thursdays, 4 pm -6 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to kids ages 7 - 11

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

In the Introduction to Drawing class students will explore basic drawing techniques with the goal of being able to draw from life. Lessons will include contour drawing, shading, and texture using drawing pencils and paper. Class will include the study of artwork from famous artists to understand how the lesson relates to the skill of learning to draw from life.

 
 Jean-Baptise Chuat, Fantastic Beasts and how to Draw Them

Jean-Baptise Chuat, Fantastic Beasts and how to Draw Them

Medium: Drawing

Intro to Drawing for Teens

Instructor: Eden Wallace

6 Week Class starting April 16

Mondays, 4 pm -6 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to teens 12+

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

In the Introduction to Drawing class students will explore basic drawing techniques with the goal of being able to draw from life. Lessons will include contour drawing, shading, and texture using drawing pencils and paper. Class will include the study of artwork from famous artists to understand how the lesson relates to the skill of learning to draw from life. 

 
 Jean-Baptiste Chuat, Fantastic Beasts and How to Draw Them

Jean-Baptiste Chuat, Fantastic Beasts and How to Draw Them

Medium: Drawing

Fantastic Beasts and how to Draw Them

Instructor: Jean-Baptiste Chuat

6 Week Class starting April 17

Tuesdays, 4 pm -6 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to teens 12+

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

Learn all the key elements necessary to create believable fantasy animals from literature and your own imagination. This six week class will focus on understanding shapes and the basic anatomy of your favorite animals and creatively combine them using pencil and paper.  Students will explore drawing and shading techniques, learn about the importance of character and story, and exercise strategic design methods as we build your personal fantasy sketchbook, design portfolio, game, film- or book project.

 
 Tim Davis, Principles of Illustration

Tim Davis, Principles of Illustration

Medium: Drawing

Principles of Illustration

Instructor: Tim Davis

6 Week Class starting April 18

Wednesdays, 4 pm -6 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to all skill levels, ages 12+

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

Storytelling illustration has it's own set of unique challenges. Together we'll look at some illustration basics: character development, composition, line, B&W illus., and color theory to set the stage. All along we'll be progressing toward sequential illustration as used in picture books, comics, graphic novels, and storyboarding for film and animation. We'll end with several career management suggestions for those pursuing illustration professionally.

 
 Story Arts, Charis Jackson-Barrios

Story Arts, Charis Jackson-Barrios

Medium: Drawing

Story Arts

Instructor: Charis Jackson-Barrios

6 Week Class starting April 17

Tuesdays, 4 pm -6 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to kids ages 7 - 11

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

Students will explore the elements of story structure, developing believable characters, and using visual language to create their own comics. The goal of the class is for students to understand how stories come to life. Lessons will include discussion on how student's favorite stories work (in books, TV shows, or video games), character and setting design, and basic comic structure. At the end of the class students will have their own comic book.

 
 Eden Wallace, Color Theory in Acrylic

Eden Wallace, Color Theory in Acrylic

Medium: Painting

Color Theory in Acrylic

Instructor: Eden Wallace

6 Week Class starting April 21

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instruction Level:  Open to teens ages 12+

Tuition:  $190 / $170 members

This is an introductory color theory course using acrylic paint for teens 12+.  Students will explore basic ideas of color theory with the goal of increasing knowledge and skill with mixing colors and creating dynamic compositions.  Class lessons will include the study artwork from famous artists to understand how the lesson relates to color theory and a painting practice.