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Ages 10 & UP

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for ages 10 & Up. 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.

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TEEN ART PROGRAMS

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Homeschool Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Ongoing
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: HSM1
Ages 10 & UP
 

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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.

REGISTRATION: Please put the start date and end date in the comments field on the registration page.

NOTE: Please check availability. Classes are on going the student can start at any point.

 
Fees: $65.บบ 4 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING
SPRING, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, April 14 - May 5, 4 sessions
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: YST1
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students engage in drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line. 4 sessions.

 
Fees: $65.00
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
SPRING, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, April 15 - May 6, 4 sessions
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW3
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will learn basic building techniques of pinching, slab building, coiling, sculpting to create sculptural and functional pieces of art.

 
Fees: $65.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

Painting
Spring, 2015
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: Thursdays, April 16- May 7, 4 sessions
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: YSTH3
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students discover the process of painting and composition while producing quality work. The class uses acrylic paint to create bold and expressive paintings. This course focuses on developing technical skill, while exploring shape, form, and value. Students learn how to mix paint and develop an awareness of color relationships. Course covers brushstroke, paint application, and surface texture. Students will work at his/her own level and will be introduced to new concepts as they progress.4 sessions.

 
Fees: $65.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING AT THE MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY
SUMMER Week 1, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 15 - June 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW1PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Spend an inspiring afternoon at the Museum of Ventura County, drawing items from their collection. Students engage in drawing projects including portrait, still life and creative drawing that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

Drop off and pick up at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street • Ventura, CA 93001

Students that are enrolled in a morning program at Vita will walk supervised to the museum, it's a 10 minute walk. They will be picked up from the Museum of Ventura County.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER Week 1, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 15 - June 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW1AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING WITH COLOR
SUMMER Week 2, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 22 - June 26, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW2AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will explore drawing while using various colored media. The class will engage in drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER Week 2, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 22 - June 26, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW2AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

DESIGN STUDIO
SUMMER Week 3, 2015
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: June 29 - July 3, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW3PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Have you ever dreamed of designing your own room? If so this is the class for you. In this class you will make your own 3D miniature room and design the interior. Design and make your own furniture, create unique wallpaper. This is your design, the possibilities are endless!`

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER Week 3, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 29 - July 3, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW3AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

PAINTING
SUMMER Week 4, 2015
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: July 6 - July 10, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW4PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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A fast paced, high energy mixed media painting class emphasizing loose and creative exploration. A positive, upbeat, go-with-the-flow teaching environment that will inspire you. Working with acrylic paint you will explore many techniques for creating texture and composition with paint and collage. Painting experience is not essential.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER Week 4, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 6 - July 10, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW4AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
SUMMER, Week 5, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: July 13 - July 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW5PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will learn basic building techniques of pinching, slab building, coiling, and sculpting to create sculptural and functional pieces of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER, Week 5, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: July 13 - July 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW5AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

MOSAICS
SUMMER Week 6, 2015
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: July 20 - July 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW6PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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In this fun and inspiring class students explore the many possibilities of mosaic art. They will learn how to work with materials and tools while creating a one of a kind mosaic art piece to take home!

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER Week 6, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 20 - July 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW6AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART FACTORY, up-cycled art
SUMMER, Week 7, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 27 - July 31, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW7PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Young artists will rethink everyday discarded and found objects and give them a new life by up-cycling them into amazing pieces of art. Students explore, combine, layer and experiment with both traditional and nontraditional materials to create one-of-a-kind compositions and fabulous 3D formations.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER, Week 7, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 27 - July 31, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW7AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING AT THE MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY
SUMMER, Week 8, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: August - 3 - August 7, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW8PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Spend an inspiring afternoon at the Museum of Ventura County, drawing items from their collection. Students engage in drawing projects including portrait, still life and creative drawing that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

Drop off and pick up at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street • Ventura, CA 93001

Students that are enrolled in a morning program at Vita will walk supervised to the museum, it's a 10 minute walk. They will be picked up from the Museum of Ventura County.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER, Week 8, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August 3 - August 7, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW8AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
SUMMER, Week 9, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: August 10 - August 14, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: YSW9PM
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will learn basic building techniques of pinching, slab building, coiling, and sculpting to create sculptural and functional pieces of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training program
SUMMER, Week 9, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: August 10 - August 14, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: YSW9AM
Ages 10 & UP
 

artassistant.jpg
If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

If you're interested in an afternoon class, pack a lunch, there will be a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here