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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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SUMMER 2015 CLASSES-scroll down for listings

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PAJAMA ART PARTY
Valentines Party!!
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: Sunday, February 14
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Class Code: CF15
Ages 6-10
 

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Art, pajamas, and a ton of fun ... Sounds like a party! Pajamas are optional :)

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

DRAWING
WINTER/SPRING
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, on going
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Class Code: CF23
Ages 6-10
 

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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.

Classes are held at Vita Art Center.

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

Class 5: February 2 - February 23, 2016

Class 6: March 1 - March 22, 2016

Class 7: April 5 - April 26, 2016

Class 8: May 3 - May 24, 2016

 
Fees: $50.ºº per class, (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
WINTER/SPRING
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, on going
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Class Code: CF13
Ages 6-10
 

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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 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: $50.ºº per class, (each class has 4 sessions)
 
To register for this class click here

SATURDAY ART ACADEMY
AGES 8 & UP
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Saturdays thru June 11
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Class Code: AASAT
Ages 6-10
 

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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

NO CLASS DECEMBER 26

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: $65. per month
 
To register for this class click here

PIERPONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Jan. 11 - Mar. 14, 6 sessions
Time: 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
Class Code: ASP2
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.

Classes are at Pierpont in room 10.

NO CLASS 1/18, 1/25, 2/15, 3/7.

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

LOMA VISTA ELEMENTARY
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 13 - Feb. 17, 6 sessions
Time: 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
Class Code: CAS13
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.

Classes are at Loma Vista in the learning Center.

 
Fees: 75.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

MONTALVO ART ACADEMY
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 19 - Feb. 23, 6 sessions
Time: 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
Class Code: CAS14
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.

Classes are held at Montalvo in the art room.

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

LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
After School Art Studio
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Fridays, Jan. 15 - Feb. 26 , 6 sessions
Time: 12:15 - 1:15
Class Code: ASLIN5
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.

Classes are held at Lincoln Elementary School in the library.

NO CLASS February 12

 
Fees: $75.ºº
 
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 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. 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 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

HOMESCHOOL CERAMICS
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, Sep. 9 thru May 24
Time: 12:30 -2:00 pm
Class Code: HSC3
Ages 6-10
 

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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 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: Wednesdays, Sep. 9 thru May 25
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Class Code: HSAS3
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. 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 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 ACADEMY
AGES 8 & UP
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 10 thru June 2, 36 weeks
Time: 12:30 -2:00 pm
Class Code: CHS14
Ages 6-10
 

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

Art Academy monthly payment
 
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Class Code: pymnt
Ages 6-10
 
 
Fees: $65. for 4 sessions
 
To register for this class click here