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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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SUMMER 2014 CLASSES-scroll down for listings

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TEEN ART PROGRAMS

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TEEN ART PROGRAM
Winter/Spring 2014
 
Instructor: Various
Dates: FRIDAYS, JAN. 31 -MAY 23, 12 WEEKS
Time: 6 -9 p.m.
Class Code: TF15
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Ages 13-18. The mission of Vita Art Center's Teen Program is to connect teenagers to contemporary visual art and artists in Ventura. Our Teen Art Program presents opportunities for young people to meaningfully interact with outstanding local artists from a variety of disciplines. During this in-depth program, students create their own artwork under the support and guidance of professional artists. Students will receive instruction in a variety of mediums. 12 sessions. NO CLASS: FEB. 14, MARCH 7, APRIL 4, APRIL 18, and MAY 2

 
Fees: $280.00
 
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DRAWING
Spring 1, 2014
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, April 8-29, 4 sessions
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Class Code: SPY1
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.บบ
 
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CERAMICS
Spring 1, 2014
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, April 23 - May 14, 4 sessions
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Class Code: YF33
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
 
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Drawing from Nature
SUMMER WEEK 1
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 16 - June 20, Mon-Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: SY1
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will observe and draw from nature, focusing on plants and flowers. 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
 
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DRAWING
SUMMER WEEK 2
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 23 - June 27, Mon-Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: SY2P
Ages 10 & UP
 

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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.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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MOSAICS
SUMMER WEEK 3
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: June 30 - July 3, Mon.-Thurs.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: SY3
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
 
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PAINTING
SUMMER WEEK 4
 
Instructor: Paulo Ruvalcaba
Dates: July 7 - July 11, Mon-Fri
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: YS42
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 brush stroke, paint application, and surface texture. Please bring a snack and a dr

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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CERAMICS
SUMMER WEEK 5
 
Instructor: Nicole Rappatoni
Dates: July 14 - July 18, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: YS52
Ages 10 & UP
 

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

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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SOFT SCULPTURE
SUMMER WEEK 6
 
Instructor: Rosel Weedn
Dates: July 21 - July 25, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: YS72
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students will design and make their own soft sculpture art piece. They will start by creating a sketch of their design, make a pattern and then sew it together using a machine and by hand. No previous sewing experience is necessary. Please bring a snack and a drink.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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DRAWING
SUMMER WEEK 7
 
Instructor:
Dates: July 28 - Aug 01, Mon - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: SY7
Ages 10 & UP
 

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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.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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JEWELRY DESIGN
SUMMER WEEK 8
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: Aug. 4 - Aug. 8, Mon-Fri
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: YS82
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Eager to learn how to design and make your own unique jewelry? Students will design and create their own jewelry. Basic wire wrapping methods are taught. Students will also make their own beads and pendants out of ceramics, glass, and paper. Throughout the week students will make necklaces, earrings, and broaches. Please bring a snack and a drink.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
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CERAMICS
SUMMER WEEK 9
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Aug. 11- Aug. 15, Mon-Fri
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: YS92
Ages 10 & UP
 

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

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