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ART CLASSES - Ages 6 to 10

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for children & teens. Classes are taught by professional artists and instructors who design fun, challenging and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships available, call Mary Perez at 805-644-9214 for more information.

For Scholarship Application click here

Please print and fill out a Student Emergency Form prior to the first class. Click here for form

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FALL 2018, REGISTRATION OPEN

scroll down for a full view of art classes including:

HOME SCHOOL, ART ACADEMY, AFTER SCHOOL, FAMILY TIME, PAJAMA ART PARTIES, and SPECIAL EVENTS

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Fantastic Feathered Friends
One Day Workshop
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Sunday, Sept 23
Time: 1:00 - 4:00
Class Code: FNBDS
Ages 6-10
 

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This class is designed for all ages 6 thru adult to come and have some fun creating your own long legged fantastic bird sculpture. You bring your imagination and we'll supply everything else needed to create a feathered friend.

 
Fees: $35.
 
To register for this class click here

PIERPONT- After School Art Studio
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Oct. 1 - Dec. 17
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
Class Code: PIERAS18
Ages 6-10
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Grades K - 5

 
Fees: $125. for 10 classes
 
To register for this class click here

DRAW & GET CREATIVE , Home School
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, October 6 thru November 13
Time: 10:30-12:00
Class Code: DRWCRTFL
Ages 6-10
 

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Instructor: Colin Gray & Mary Perez. Engage in fun drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line. The class will also learn a variety of art making techniques where we will take the drawing skills we learn into a more expressive and creative place.

 
Fees: $100., 6 classes
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, Nov 13 - Dec 18, 6 weeks
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: DRWFL18
Ages 6-10
 

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Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray. Students engage in drawing projects including portrait, still life and creative drawing that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

 
Fees: $100., 6 weeks
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Drawing
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, Nov 13 - Dec 18, 6 weeks
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSDRWFL18
Ages 6-10
 

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Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray. Students engage in drawing projects including portrait, still life and creative drawing that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

 
Fees: $100.ºº, 6 weeks
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays, Sept 25 thru Dec. 18, No Class October 23
Time: 12:30- 2:00
Class Code: HSAAFALL
Ages 6-10
 

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AGES 8 & UP. Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Professional artists/instructors teach in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

LUNCH: We will open our patio at 12 pm for our homeschool friends to have lunch and some social time. Our staff will be present but this is an uninstructed time.

Throughout the year students will be offered the following:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Mixed Media

 
Fees: $200. (12 weeks)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Explorers
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, See Dates Below
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSAE18
Ages 6-10
 

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Each week we will jump into our time capsule and travel back in time to learn about a famous artist from the past. We will learn fun facts and hear stories about the artist, the techniques they used and about the period of time they lived in. Each weeks art projects will be inspired by a different famous artist. Most importantly we will have fun learning with lots of creating! Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more.

LUNCH: We will open our patio at 12 pm for our homeschool friends to have lunch and some social time. Our staff will be present but this is an uninstructed time.

FALL 1: September 19 -October 31, no class October 24 (6 weeks)

FALL 2: November 7 -December 19, no class November 21 (6 weeks)

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART STUDIO AT VITA
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, see schedule below
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: ASF18
Ages 6-10
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a fun and engaging, hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus. 4 classes.

PLEASE PUT THE SESSION YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE:

FALL 2018

FALL 1: September 19 -October 31, no class October 24 (6 weeks)

FALL 2: November 7 -December 19, no class November 21 (6 weeks)

 
Fees: $100.ºº, per 6 week session
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS, Hand building
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Thursdays, See dates below
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: ASCER18
Ages 6-10
 

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Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL 1: Sep 27 - Oct. 18, 4 weeks

FALL 2: Nov 29 - Dec 20, 4 weeks

 
Fees: $75.ºº , 4 weeks
 
To register for this class click here

Home School CERAMICS, Hand Building
FALL 2018
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Thursdays, See dates below
Time: 10 - 11:30 am
Class Code: HSCERF18
Ages 6-10
 

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Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL 1: Sep 27 - Oct. 18, 4 classes

FALL 2: Nov 29 - Dec 20, 4 classes

 
Fees: $75.00, 4 weeks
 
To register for this class click here

SATURDAY ART ACADEMY
FALL 2018
 
Instructor:
Dates: Saturdays, Sep. 29 - Dec. 22, No Class Nov. 24
Time: 10-11:30
Class Code: satart
Ages 6-10
 

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AGES 8 & UP. Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Professional artists/instructors teach in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

LUNCH: We will open our patio at 12 pm for our homeschool friends to have lunch and some social time. Our staff will be present but this is an uninstructed time.

Throughout the year students will be offered the following:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Mixed Media

 
Fees: $200. (12 weeks)
 
To register for this class click here