Youth Arts Program

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


WINTER Offerings for Youth

Funky Fashion Project for Kids

with Jordan Hockett
Thursday, January 17: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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It’s a new year and it is time for a new look. Come create a mixed media piece of art using paint and fabric scraps. Ages 7-12. $20 fee. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Frenchie Painting Party

with Amy Beeman of ArtSocial 805
Friday, January 18: 6 pm - 8 pm
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Frenchie is here! Professional lead artist, Amy Beeman of ArtSocial 805 will instructs you through the process of creating an adorable Frenchie painting.

The cost of $40/person includes all supplies (canvas, paints, brushes and apron) and some sweet bites!

There’s no experience necessary, just a desire to have fun and create something amazing. Ages 15 and up.

Questions? Please call Karyn at 903.368.2496 or email artsocial805@yahoo.com.

 

Slick Sneakers Project for Kids

with Jordan Hockett
Thursday, January 24: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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Start stepping out with your best foot forward by making a drawing and painting of your own shoe. Learn observation skills and drawing and painting techniques! Ages 7-12. $20 fee. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Four Fancy Beatles for Kids

with Meagan Robbins
Saturday, January 26: 12:30 pm - 2 pm
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Let’s get fancy! Join Meagan Robbins to create a watercolor, pop art creation of the fanciest of beetles. Ages 6-12. Sign ups via text 209-347-7295. $20 fee. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Drawing Lab for Kids

with Pati Lee-Motto
Saturdays, 9 am - 2 pm, times vary by age
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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

 

Patchwork Heart Project for Kids

with Jordan Hockett
Thursday, February 7: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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Come create a segmented heart full of what you love and hold dear. Ages 7-12. $20 fee. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Colorful Creatures Project for Kids

with Jordan Hockett
Thursday, February 21: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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Let your imagination soar by creating a mixed up animal of your own design. Ages 7-12. $20 fee. Scholarships available by request thanks to the generosity of local donors.

 

Developing Realistic Drawings & Paintings 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 work look more realistic in painting and drawing? Join teacher Lury Norris to learn how and bring your own style to that realism. From beginner to advanced, these classes cover: value scale in graphite and paint, accuracy in recording what you see, color selection and more! Private individual and group lessons available by appointment. Ages 13 & up. $25/hour for individuals, $30/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.