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ART CLASSES - Ages 6 to 10

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for children & teens. 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.

For Scholarship Application click here

Please print and fill out a Student Emergency Form prior to the first class. Click here for form

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HOME SCHOOL, ART ACADEMY, AFTER SCHOOL, FAMILY TIME, PAJAMA ART PARTIES, and SPECIAL EVENTS

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PAJAMA ART PARTY
Puppets
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: Saturday, October 15
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Class Code: CF19
Ages 6-10
 

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Art, pajamas, and a ton of fun ... Sounds like a party! We will use a variety of materials to create 3 dimensional super cool puppets. Pajamas are optional :)

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

ART STUDIO at Vita
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Sept. 12 - Oct.3, (ongoing, see dates listed below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: ASMONFL
Ages 6-10
 

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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 fun and engaging, 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 NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL:

Session 1: Sept. 12 - Oct.3, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 10 - Nov. 7, 2016 (no class Oct. 24)

Session 3: Nov. 14 - Dec. 5, 2016

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

ART EXPLORATION
Ages 4 - 6
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays, September 15 thru May 25
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Class Code: TDLR1
Ages 6-10
 

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AGES 4 - 6. Classes are engaging, fun and foster creativity. Students create their own masterpieces while learning new art skills.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

FALL:

Session 1: Sept. 13 - Oct.4, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 11 - Nov. 8, 2016 (no class Oct. 25)

Session 3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 6, 2016

 
Fees: $50.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, on going see dates below
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: ASWEDFL
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL:

Session 1: Sept. 14 - Oct.5, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 19 - Nov. 9, 2016 (no class Oct. 12)

Session 3: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14, 2016, (no class Nov. 23)

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

SATURDAY ART ACADEMY
Ages 8 & Up
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: SATURDAYS, October 8 - June 17
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: SATAA16
Ages 6-10
 

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Ages 8 & Up. Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches 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

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: December 24, December 31, and April 8

 
Fees: $65.00 per month. Autopay $62.per month, Full year $540 ($60. per month)
 
To register for this class click here

LOMA VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, September 28 - November 9, no class October 27
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
Class Code: ASLVF
Ages 6-10
 

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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.

Grades K - 5

No class October 27

 
Fees: $75. for 6 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

PIERPONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thurdays, September 29 - November 10, no class October 27
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
Class Code: ASPPF
Ages 6-10
 

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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.

Grades K - 5

No class October 27

 
Fees: $75. for 6 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Studio
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays (ongoing, see dates listed below)
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSMON16
Ages 6-10
 

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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 fun and engaging, 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 NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL:

Session !: Sept. 12 - Oct.3, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 10 - Nov. 7, 2016 (no class Oct. 24)

Session 3: Nov. 14 - Dec. 5, 2016

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Ceramics
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, September 14 thru May 24
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSWED1
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL:

Session !: Sept. 14 - Oct.5, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 19 - Nov. 9, 2016 (no class Oct. 12)

Session 3: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14, 2016, (no class Nov. 23)

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Studio
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, September 14 thru May 24
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: HSWED2
Ages 6-10
 

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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 fun and engaging, 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 NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL:

Session !: Sept. 14 - Oct.5, 2016

Session 2: Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2016 (no class Oct. 26)

Session 3: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14, 2016, (no class Nov. 23)

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
CLASS FULL - Ages 8 & Up
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: CLASS FULL Thursdays, September 15 thru May 25
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSTHU1
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches 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:

Fees: $561., ($16.25 per class plus a one time $25. materials fee)

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, and April 6,

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - Waiting list only
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
AGES 8 & UP
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays, September 13 thru May 23
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: HSAATS
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches 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

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class:Dec. 20, Dec. 27 and April 4,

 
Fees: Fees: $561., ($16.25 per class plus a one time $25. materials fee)
 
To register for this class click here

FAMILY TIME CERAMICS
ALL AGES 6 & UP
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, (ongoing, see dates listed below)
Time: 6:00 - 8:00
Class Code: FMCERFALL
Ages 6-10
 

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Come and spend some quality time creating with your peeps. Working with clay you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively or individually to create your own ceramic masterpiece. The class will learn techniques in hand building and exercise our imaginations as we explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

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

SESSIONS: ($40. per session)

Session 1: Sept.14 & Sept. 21

Session 2: Sept. 28 & Oct. 5

Session 3: Oct. 19 & Nov.2

Session 4: Nov. 9 & 16

Session 5: Nov. 30 & Dec. 7

 
Fees: $40.ºº per person
 
To register for this class click here

FAMILY TIME: PAINT & PLAY
Open Studio & Instructed Art Workshop
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee & Mary Perez
Dates: Sundays, monthly
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: FMPNTFL
Ages 6-10
 

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AGES 6 & UP. Come and spend some quality time creating with your peeps. Whether you choose to work on the painting project of the day or work on your own project you will get practical, step by step demonstrations and have plenty of time to paint and play. No previous experience required, you will get all of the skills you need to create your own masterpiece. We provide materials, instruction, and inspiration; you just need to bring your creativity.

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

DATES: ($30. per session)

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016

 
Fees: $30. per person
 
To register for this class click here

Saturday Art Academy monthly payment
 
Instructor:
Dates:
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Class Code: pymnt
Ages 6-10
 
 
Fees: $65. per month
 
To register for this class click here