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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 2015 CLASSES-scroll down for listings

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TEEN ART PROGRAMS

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DRAWING
FALL, session 1
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, September 15 - October 6, 4 sessions
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Class Code: YF12
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.

Classes are held at Vita Art Center.

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

CERAMICS
FALL, session 1
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - Oct. 7, 4 sessions
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Class Code: YF13
Ages 10 & UP
 

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

Classes are held at Vita Art Center

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

PAJAMA ART PARTY
"Inside Out" theme
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: Saturday, October 17
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Class Code: CF15
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Pajamas, Art and Fun... Sounds like a party! This evening the movie "Inside Out" will be our inspiration for creating Monsters that represent our feelings. Pajamas are optional :)

 
Fees: $35.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

MOSAICS
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: Thursdays, Oct. 29 - Nov. 19
Time: 3:30 - 5:00
Class Code: YF24
Ages 10 & UP
 

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

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

HOMESCHOOL ART STUDIO
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, September 14 - May 23
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSAS1
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 class you are signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

Class 1: September 14 - October 5, 2015

Class 2: October 9 - November 2, 2015

Class 3: November 9 - November 30, 2015

Class 4: December 7 - January 11, (no classes 12/21 thru 1/1)

Class 5: January 25 - February 22,(no class 2/15)

Class 6: February 29 - March 21, 2016

Class 7: April 4 - April 25, 2016

Class 8: May 2 - May 23, 2016

 
Fees: $65. per class (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

ART ACADEMY
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays, September 8 - December 15, 36 weeks total
Time: 12:30 -2:00 pm
Class Code: HSAA2
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy will focus on the fundamentals of art and the development of each student’s artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

• Art History, this class will work in a variety of mediums inspired by Artists of historical relevance

• Drawing and Composition

• Ceramics

• Drawing with Color

• Portrait and figure drawing

• Painting with color theory

• Sculpture

• Painting with concept development

 
Fees: $610. (includes material fees)
 
To register for this class click here

HOMESCHOOL DRAWING
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 8 - Sept. 29 & Nov. 3 - Nov. 24
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Class Code: HSD2
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.

REGISTRATION:Please put the class you are signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

Class 1: September 8 - Sept. 29, 2015

Class 2: November 3 - November 24, 2015

 
Fees: $65. per class (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

HOMESCHOOL ART STUDIO
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, Sep. 9 thru May 24
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Class Code: HSAS3
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 class you are signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

Class 1: September 9 - September 30, 2015

Class 2: October 7 - October 28, 2015

Class 3: November 4 - December 9, (no classes 11/11 and 11/25)

Class 4: January 6 - January 27, 2016

Class 5: February 3 - February 24, 2016

Class 6: March 2 - March 23, 2016

Class 7: April 6 - April 27, 2016

Class 8: May 4 - May 25, 2016

 
Fees: $65. per class (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

HOMESCHOOL CERAMICS
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, Sep. 9 thru May 24
Time: 12:30 -2:00 pm
Class Code: HSC3
Ages 10 & UP
 

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

REGISTRATION:Please put the class you are signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

Class 1: September 9 - September 30, 2015

Class 2: October 7 - October 28, 2015

Class 3: November 4 - December 9, (no classes 11/11)

Class 4: January 6 - January 27, 2016

Class 5: February 3 - February 24, 2016

Class 6: March 2 - March 23, 2016

Class 7: April 6 - April 27, 2016

Class 8: May 4 - May 25, 2016

 
Fees: $65. per class (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

HOMESCHOOL ART STUDIO
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 10 thru June 2
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Class Code: HSAS4
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 class you are signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

Class 1: September 10 - October 1, 2015

Class 2: October 8 - October 29, 2015

Class 3: November 5 - December 3, (no classes 11/26)

Class 4: December 10 - January 14, 2016 ( no classes 12/21 - 1/1)

Class 5: January 21 - February 11, 2016

Class 6: February 18 - March 10, 2016

Class 7: March 17 - April 14, 2016

Class 8: April 21 - May 12, 2016

 
Fees: $65. per class (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

HOMESCHOOL ART ACADEMY
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 10 thru June 2, 36 weeks
Time: 12:30 -2:00 pm
Class Code: CHS14
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy will focus on the fundamentals of art and the development of each student’s artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

• Art History, this class will work in a variety of mediums inspired by Artists of historical relevance

• Drawing and Composition

• Ceramics

• Drawing with Color

• Portrait and figure drawing

• Painting with color theory

• Sculpture

• Painting with concept development

 
Fees: $610. (includes material fees)
 
To register for this class click here