CHILDREN’S CLASSES 

CERAMICS

Fee includes clay, firings and glazes.




BEGINNING WHEEL (Ages 10+)

Roy Kunisaki (RK-4)

Tuesdays, 9/13-11/1, 4-6pm

$180, Members $150

Learn wheel throwing, trimming and glazing skills.

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DRAWING & PAINTING

CARTOONING/MODELING SUPERHEROES (Ages 7+)

Jennifer Siegal (JNS-1)

Mondays, 9/12-10/31, 4:30-6pm

$155, Members $125

Draw and ink cartoons and superheroes. Give your character a name, powers and a story and build a cartoon strip. Then sculpt your character in a 3-D clay version. Let your imagination run wild! Fee includes clay. 

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YOUTH DRAWING I (Ages 7+)

Jennifer Siegal (JNS- 3)

Tuesdays, 9/13-11/1, 4-5:30 

$150, Members $120

Use charcoal, graphite and colored pencil while learning different shading techniques.   Draw your favorite animal, an impressionistic self-portrait and a gesture drawing of a summer tree.  Use simple perspective to create a futuristic city. 

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DRAWING INSPIRED BY NATURE (Ages 7+)     NEW!

Robin Bott (RB-1)

Tuesdays, 9/13-11/1, 4-5:30pm 

$180, Members $150

Create beautiful drawings inspired by nature. Learn about artists like: Monet, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Seurat and Pissarro. Students will work with pencils, charcoal, pastels, pastel pencils, oil pastels and chalk pastels. Draw landscapes, seascapes and local Palos Verdes scenes. Learn about shading and highlighting while drawing still-lifes.

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IMAGINATION & CREATIONS (Ages 4+)

Robin Bott (RB-3)

Wednesdays, 9/14-11/2, 4-5:30pm

$180, Members $150

Class filled. Please call to have your name added to the wait list.

Explore drawing, painting and sculpture through tile mosaics, papier-mâché masks and pastel drawings. Try printmaking, air-dry clay sculpture, drawing and more! Fee includes supplies.

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PAINT, CUT, PASTE, PLAY! (Ages 4+)     NEW!

Laurel Koss (LK-2)

Thursdays, 9/15-11/3, 4-5:30pm

$180, Members $150

Have fun while exploring line, shapes, color, textures, and space while making lots of drawings, paintings, collages, and sculptures using clay and found objects.  Work with pencils, colored pencils, markers, pastels, paint, lots of paper, collage material, found objects and clay.  Children’s books relating to the projects and art mediums will be read to the class.  Please save magazines, stickers and collage material you and your children like.  Bring an apron or over-sized shirt for your children to wear. Fee includes supplies.

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YOUTH DRAWING II (Ages 7+)

Jennifer Siegal (JNS- 5)

Thursdays, 9/15-11/3, 4:30-6pm

$150, Members $120

Study value and shading using charcoal to draw a monochromatic still life.

Draw a profile and learn how to create skin color using colored pencil.

Learn proportions and draw a figure in action like a ballerina or soccer player. 

Using pen, learn how to cross hatch and draw realistic buildings in perspective.

With pencil, draw hands in different poses.  Previous drawing experience required.  Not for beginners.  

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Students will experience culture from around the world through music and movement.  Learn dance steps from Rumba, Bollywood and Samba with music by contemporary Latin pop singers such as Ricky Martin and Shakira.  Learn to dance, increase coordination and have fun in a group environment.

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TEEN ARTS & DESIGN   

FASHION ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN  NEW!

Warden Neil (WN-1)

Mondays, 9/12-11/14, 6:30-9:30pm 

Class session

Use watercolor and color markers to create fashion illustrations and designs for designer collections using the modern form of proportion sketching.  Beginning with light pencil sketches, student designs will evolve by adding watercolor and felt-tip pen techniques.  Whether new to fashion sketching or brushing up your technique, you will gain the basic skills to explore the art of illustration to enhance your presentations and bring your design boards to life.  Lessons include the female silhouette, the 9-inch fashion face, design elements to dress the silhouette, designing a collection for the fashion industry along with celebrity design and styling and illustration for your portfolio. 

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*NEED INDIVIDUAL HELP PREPARING YOUR
COLLEGE ADMISSION PORTFOLIO?

Work one on one with an artist/instructor to edit and prepare your portfolio. For information, contact Angela Hoffman, 310-541-2479.

WIDER OPPORTUNITIES

Check out our adult classes. Most instructors accept high school students. Call Angela Hoffman, 310-541-2479, to determine what meets your needs.