Youth Arts

Studios on the Park is proud to present an exciting series of workshops for young artists. Sign up and celebrate creativity!


SUMMER Offerings for Youth

Drawing for Teens

with Lury Norris
Saturday, August 24 & 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5: 3 pm - 5 pm
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This in-depth drawing class with Lury Norris offers teens an introduction to drawing. Students learn and practice drawing basics by study of shading and values, capturing a subject with accuracy, discovering personal style, finding subjects of interests to draw and developing control in the use of tools. Ages 12 to 17. RSVP required. $200 for all 8 classes paid at first class. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Seahorse Painting for Kids

with ArtSocial 805
Thursday, September 19: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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Kids ages 8 & up are invited to paint a seahorse at Studios on the Park! A talented teaching artist from Art Social 805 leads students through creating their undersea masterpiece. The $25 cost includes all materials.

Questions? Contact instructor, Karyn Blaney at kfblaney@yahoo.com or 903.368.2496. 

 

Drawing Lab for Kids

with Pati Lee-Motto
Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26, November 2, 9, 16 & 23
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Age 4-6: 9 am - 10 am
The class provides an introduction into representational drawing and recognition of 5 basic elements of shape. Combining the elements, students will create drawings of animal babies, insects and dinosaurs. Students will explore various drawing techniques and drawing from imagination. $80 per session includes all materials.

Age 7-8: 10 am - 11:30 am
A representational drawing class that starts with basics and progresses to jungle animals and peoples of the world and includes exploration of the Elements of Art: Shape, Form, Value, Color and Texture. $80 per session includes all materials.

Age 9 +: 12 pm - 2 pm*
After learning the basics, students will use different mediums, such as graphite, pastels, colored pencils & watercolor to draw people, places, & perspective with emphasis on techniques & creative approach. Students will also be exploring a variety of Art History periods and famous artists. $100 per session includes all materials. *Time flexible depending on class size, check with instructor please.

Each session is four classes. The single class drop-in-rate is $25, which includes all materials

 

I Want My Mummy Halloween Youth Painting

with ArtSocial 805
Thursday, October 17: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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Kids ages 8 & up are invited to get into the Halloween spirit at Studios on the Park! A talented teaching artist from Art Social 805 leads students through creating their own mummy masterpiece. The $25 cost includes all materials.

Questions? Contact instructor, Karyn Blaney at kfblaney@yahoo.com or 903.368.2496. 

 

Developing Realistic Drawings - Private Classes for Teens

with Lury Norris
Private Individual & Group Lessons by Appointment
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Are you ready to really dive into making your drawings look more realistic? Join teacher Lury Norris to learn how and bring your own style to that realism. From beginner to advanced, her classes cover: graphite and charcoal for value scale, accuracy in recording what you see, and more! Private individual and group lessons available by appointment. Ages 13 & up. $30/hour for individuals, $40/hour for 2-3 students. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Kids Art Smart

Our Kids Art Smart program has served over 10,000 local elementary students free of charge. We are currently fundraising to ensure that more children can experience the joy of art. For more information on Kids Art Smart, click here.