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TEEN ART PROGRAM, WINTER/SPRING JAN. 26 thru Apr. 27, 2018, AGES 13-18

TEEN SUMMER STUDIO sessions, ages 13 and Up, are for teens wanting more intensive & in depth art classes.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

For scholarship information contact Mary Perez at 805-644-9214. Scholarships are based on financial need.

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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VOLUNTEER AT VITA THIS SUMMER
SUMMER WEEKS 1 - 9
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: SEE DATES BELOW
Time: 9am - 12pm or 1pm-4pm
Class Code: VLNTR
Teen Art
 

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Vita Art Center is looking for a select group of teens to volunteer in assisting our instructors in teaching art to youth. If you are 14 or older, dependable, love art and like working with younger children the Vita Art Center would like you to join our team of volunteers. Contact Mary Perez for more information and inquiries 805-644-9214. *REGISTRATION NOTE: PUT THE WEEK YOUR REGISTERING FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD

WEEK 1, June 18 - June 22,

WEEK 2, June 25 - June 29

WEEK 3, July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)

WEEK 4, July 9 - July 13

WEEK 5, July 16 - July 20

WEEK 6, July 23 - July 27

WEEK 7, July 30 - Aug 3

WEEK 8, August 6 - August 10

WEEK 9, Aug. 13 - Aug. 17

 
Fees: $10., one time fee
 
To register for this class click here

SURREALIST PEN AND INK
SUMMER WEEK 1
 
Instructor: Lauren Volk
Dates: June 18 - June 22
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW1
Teen Art
 

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Explore the depths of your imagination. Reveal your wildest dreams. By using the techniques of the Surrealists, explore your subconscious as a valid form of reality. In this course students will be given a solid foundation in basic drawing techniques (contour drawing, cross hatching, scumbling, etc.) and the elements and principles of design (color, line, space, etc.) Then they will learn about the Surrealists and their revolutionary attempts to plum the subconscious and release their true creative potential. For their project, students will take what they have learned and merge it all together to create dream-like, surreal images inspired by the works of Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, Merit Oppenheim, and their contemporaries.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

VISUAL JOURNALING
SUMMER WEEK 2
 
Instructor: Lauren Volk
Dates: June 25 - June 29
Time: 1pm-4pm
Class Code: TW2
Teen Art
 

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Combining journaling and art, this class offers participants a unique opportunity to explore a variety of techniques in journal making, drawing, painting, collage, and more. Visual journaling is about connecting with your inner self and expressing yourself freely. This class will look at the intersections between imagination and making, sharpen observational skills, and a kick-start a practice of journaling.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING
SUMMER WEEK 3
 
Instructor: Daniel Barnett
Dates: July 2 - July 6 (no class July 4)
Time: 1pm - 4pm
Class Code: TW3
Teen Art
 

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Mixed media painting class emphasizing loose and creative exploration. Working with acrylic paint you will explore many techniques for creating texture and composition with paint, collage, stencils and printmaking. Painting experience is not essential.Projects will encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of painting skills.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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FIGURE & PORTRAIT
SUMMER WEEK 4
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: July 9 - July 13
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW4
Teen Art
 

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Figure & portrait drawing are used to heighten skills of observation. Simple tools are taught which help students see the relationships of forms, shapes and values to each other and to the whole. Underlying anatomy is discussed to support the structure of the drawing. Students will draw from a costumed or draped model during this course

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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5 DAY PAINTING INTENSIVE
SUMMER WEEK 5
 
Instructor: Daniel Barnett
Dates: July 16 - July 20
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW5
Teen Art
 

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In this painting course, learn key elements including tone, form, light, space and color. Practice sighting, proportion, color mixing and paint handling through a variety of approaches. Work with a professional teaching artist to develop color theory, brush strokes, tone and color. This course focuses on developing technical skill, while exploring shape, form, and value.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

5 DAY DRAWING INTENSIVE
SUMMER WEEK 6
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: July 23 - July 27
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW6
Teen Art
 

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The class will draw with a variety of media including graphite, ink and charcoal. Students engage in drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. We will draw 3D objects to increase knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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CERAMICS, HAND & WHEEL
SUMMER WEEK 7
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: July 30 - Aug 3
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW7
Teen Art
 

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Instructor: Sonya Burke & Sara Beckton. learn various hand building techniques for forming clay to create pottery and sculpture, you will also build your skills throwing on the wheel and learn techniques in creating texture and applying glazes.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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ILLUSTRATION & GRAPHIC DESIGN
SUMMER WEEK 8
 
Instructor: Lauren Volk
Dates: August 6 - August 10
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW8
Teen Art
 

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In this course, students will learn to develop their graphic design skills. They will be working on two projects: first an illustrated travel brochure and then a cd cover using graphic elements. Through the assigned projects, students will learn foundational design principles, including balance, unity, contrast, shape, line, and value. They will also be encouraged to explore the world of hand drawn typography. Students will start with the travel brochure. They will explore the elements of design and be instructed on the importance of research in the development of a detailed illustration. Then they will move on to the cd cover project and be allowed to explore the process of visual communication through simple graphic elements.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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METALSMITHING 101
SUMMER WEEK 9
 
Instructor: Michelle Wilson
Dates: August 6 - August 10
Time: 1pm -4pm
Class Code: TW9
Teen Art
 

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In this workshop we will design and create our own metal charms while learning metalsmithing skills. Students can choose to create a necklace or bracelet over the course of the week as we work with a variety of techniques including soldering.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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