Class / Workshop Descriptions for Kids & Teens

REGISTER NOW FOR WINTER 2018

Winter Session I:  January 8 - February 17, 2018 (6 weeks) 

Winter Session II:  February 26 - April 8, 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.


Hayley Douglas, Clay for Kids

Hayley Douglas, Clay for Kids

Medium: Clay

Clay for Kids: Colorful Cups and Bowls

Instructor:  Hayley Douglas

6 Week Class starting January 8 (Winter Session I) 

Mondays / 4:00 pm – 6:00pm 

Level of Instruction:  Open to kids ages 7 – 12 years

Class Fee:  $205 (price includes supplies) $185 Members

In the Clay for Kids class 7 – 12 year old participants will focus on hand-building ceramic cups and bowls. Class will also cover color theory and glazing techniques. Students will create unique forms and then decorate them with colorful underglaze. Projects will include making cups and bowls and learning how to glaze and fire clay. Class fee includes, clay, glazes, bisque and glaze firings.

 
 
Eden Wallace, Introduction to Drawing for Kids

Eden Wallace, Introduction to Drawing for Kids

Medium: Drawing

Introduction to Drawing for Kids

Instructor:  Eden Wallace

6 Week Class starting January 11 (Winter Session I) / and March 1 (Winter Session II)

Thursdays / 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Level of Instruction:  Open to kids ages 7 -12 years

Class Fee:  $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

Fantastic Beasts and how to Draw Them

Instructor:  Jean-Baptiste Chuat

6 Week Class starting January 9 (Winter Session I)

Tuesdays / 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Level of Instruction:  Open to teens ages 12+

Class Fee:  $190 / $170 members

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

 
Jean-Baptiste Chuat, Fantastic Beasts Alive

Jean-Baptiste Chuat, Fantastic Beasts Alive

Medium: Drawing

Fantastic Beasts Alive

Instructor:  Jean-Baptiste Chuat

6 Week Class starting February 27 (Winter Session II)

Tuesdays / 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Level of Instruction:  Open to teens ages 12+

Class Fee:  $190 / $170 members

Come and explore more creative design processes while improving your drawing skills in the follow up to the ‘Fantastic Beast and how to Draw them’. Taking what we know about animal anatomy and observation in nature, this class will focus on creative ways to playfully combine existing animals while discovering new forms, stories and creatures. Instruction will include building a variety of animals in detail, basic perspective, and drawing creatures in motion so they become alive in the mind of your audience!

 
Cecilia Ho, Wet Felting Wool Accessories

Cecilia Ho, Wet Felting Wool Accessories

Medium: Fiber

Wet Felting Wool Accessories

Instructor:  Cecilia Ho

1 Day Workshop

Sunday, January 14 / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Level of Instruction:  Open to all ages and skill levels

Workshop Fee:  $89 (price includes supplies

Make and embellish your own unique felted jewelry and accessories.  Students will be invited to play with their own design ideas, guided by the instructor to apply various felting techniques and approaches to explore the jewelry making process.  Create a wool bracelet or necklace or wearable art of your choosing.  All basic materials included but please bring an old tea towel or bath towel.

 
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 January 9 (Winter Session I) and February 27 (Winter Session II)

Tuesdays / 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Level of Instruction:  Open to teens ages 12+

Class Fee:  $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. 

 
Joann Benzinger, Photography for Kids

Joann Benzinger, Photography for Kids

Medium: Photography

Starting the Photographic Journey: Photography for Kids

Instructor:  Joann Benzinger

6 Week Class starting January 11 (Winter Session I)

Thursdays / 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Level of Instruction:  Open to kids ages 7 – 12 years

Class Fee:  $190 / $170 members

(Kids ages 7 -12) This children's class is designed to encourage creative thinking behind the lens while learning the disciplines that will follow a child's successful photographic journey.  Classes will include games, challenges and props to learn the basic principles that are common to all photographic practices.  Students should bring a phone or a point-and-shoot digital camera to class.