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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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SUMMER 2017 REGISTRATION OPEN, scroll down for a full schedule

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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COMMUNITY ART DAY
$5. Sundays
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: First Sunday of every month, (see dates below)
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Class Code: CMART
Ages 6-10
 

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All ages are welcome to come and join the fun! The first Sunday of every month Vita Art Center will be hosting community art classes with a new project each month. You bring your creativity and we provide the rest. Ages 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

BACK IN OCTOBER

 
Fees: $5. per person pre-register or pay at the door
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Studio
Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: hsmonf
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. 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.

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

FALL SESSIONS:

FALL 1: Sept. 18 - Oct. 9

FALL 2: Oct. 16 - Nov. 13 (no class Oct. 26)

FALL 3: Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

ART STUDIO AT VITA
Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays (see dates below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: ASF17
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 SESSIONS:

FALL 1: Sept. 18 - Oct. 9

FALL 2: Oct. 16 - Nov. 13 (no class Oct. 26)

FALL 3: Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

PIERPONT- After School Art Studio
Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Sept. 18 thru Oct 30, no class: Oct. 23
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
Class Code: PIERAS
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: $75. for 6 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Ceramics
FALL 2017
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, On going see schedule below
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSWED17
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

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

FALL 2017

FALL 1: Sep. 13 - Oct. 4

FALL 2: Oct. 11 - Nov. 8 ( no class Oct. 25)

FALL 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 6 )no class Nov. 22)

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

DESIGN AND MAKE 3D STUDIO
Home School Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays (see dates below)
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: HSDESF
Ages 6-10
 

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No matter what the project each student will create their own design, first drawing it and then making it. Through the process we will learn problem solving skills and be exposed to multiple art making techniques.

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

FALL 2017

FALL 1: Sep. 13 - Oct. 4: MINIATURE HOMES: build your dream home, tree house, fairy house, castle or whatever tickles your fancy, all in miniature. We will spend this session building our houses and everything to go inside it. Furniture, Wallpaper, flooring and more.

FALL 2: Oct. 11 - Nov. 8 ( no class Oct. 25). SEW CREATIVE: Using mixed media techniques we will design our own fabrics and then make beautiful one of a kind pillows, and or soft sculpture. We will hand stitch in this class.

FALL 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 6 )no class Nov. 22): PUPPETS and/or MASKS: This engaging class explores different techniques and materials that can be used in puppet and mask creations. We will learn about character development, sculpting, making clothing, painting and more.

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays (see dates below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: CRFL17
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

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

FALL 2017

FALL 1: Sep. 13 - Oct. 4

FALL 2: Oct. 11 - Nov. 8 ( no class Oct. 25)

FALL 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 6 )no class Nov. 22)

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

LOMA VISTA- After School Art Studio
Fall 2017
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 20 thru Nov. 1, no class: Oct. 25
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
Class Code: ASLOMA
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: $75. for 6 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
AGES 8 & UP
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, Sept 14 thru May 24
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSACTHF
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 year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching 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

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: Oct. 26, Nov. 23, Dec. 21, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, and Apr. 5

 
Fees: Fees: $561.25, ($16.25 per class plus a one time $25. materials fee)
 
To register for this class click here