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TEEN ART PROGRAM, AGES 13-18

TEEN SUMMER STUDIO sessions are for teens wanting more intensive & in depth art classes.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

For scholarship information contact Mary Perez at 805-644-9214. Scholarships are based on financial need.

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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CUBA -VENTURA, MURAL PROJECT

TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015

WEEK 3, June 29 - July 3, 9 am - 12 pm, Fees: $120.00

WEEK 4, July 6 - July 10, 9 am - 12 pm, Fees: $120.00

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Instructor: MB Hanrahan. The Vita Art Center is pleased to present a one week mural workshop with Ventura artist MB Hanrahan while she works alongside noted Cuban guest artist, Pedro Miguel Gonzalez Pulido. We are extremely grateful to Pedro for donating his time during his visit to Ventura. This is a fantastic opportunity for young artists to work on a large-scale public art project in Ventura. The students will gain hands-on mural painting training- working together as a team; guided through every step of the mural process. Join us in making Art History, creating this cross cultural collaboration. The mural will be showcased in our 2015 Ventura ArtWalk. Pedro will be visiting Ventura for the month of July as a featured international guest artist for ArtWalk Ventura, 2015

To register for this class call 805-644-9214

Thank you to the Addison Family for their participation and support in making this mural a reality.

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VOLUNTEER AT VITA THIS SUMMER
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: VARIOUS, see below
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: TSW0AM
Teen Art
 

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Vita Art Center is looking for a select group of teens to volunteer in assisting our instructors in teaching art to youth. If you are 13 or older, dependable, love art and like working with younger children the Vita Art Center would like you to join our team of volunteers. Contact Mary Perez for more information and inquiries 805-644-9214.

Put the week(s) you are interested in in the comments field when registering, we need you to be available for the full week.

WEEK 1, June 15 - June 19, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 2, June 22 - June 26, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 3, June 29 - July 3, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 4, July 6 - July 10, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 5, July 13 - July 17, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 6, July 20 - July 24, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 7, July 27 - July 31, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 8, August - 3 - August 7, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

WEEK 9, August 10 - August 14, Mon - Fri., 9 am - 12pm

 
Fees: NO FEE
 
To register for this class click here

PAINTING
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: June 15 - June 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW1PM
Teen Art
 

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In this painting course, learn key elements including tone, form, light, space and color. Practice sighting, proportion, color mixing and paint handling through a variety of approaches. Work with a professional teaching artist to develop color theory, brush strokes, tone and color. This course focuses on developing technical skill, while exploring shape, form, and value.

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

PLEIN-AIR PAINTING
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015
 
Instructor: Christine Beirne
Dates: June 22 - June 26, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW2PM
Teen Art
 

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In this one week plein-air workshop, students will paint out in the field and learn how to find a good composition when so many things are competing for your attention. How to block out your darks and lights so that you aren't "chasing the light" as time goes by. Color theory, as it applies to plein air painting will also be discussed. All students should be dressed to be outside and have water, and sunscreen.

En plein air is a French expression which means "in the open air" and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors.

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

FIGURE & PORTRAIT DRAWING, TEEN SUMMER STUDIO
AT THE MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: July 6 - July 10, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW4PM
Teen Art
 

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Figure & portrait drawing are used to heighten skills of observation. Simple tools are taught which help students see the relationships of forms, shapes and values to each other and to the whole. Underlying anatomy is discussed to support the structure of the drawing. Students will draw from a costumed or draped model during this course. The class will look to the Museum’s collection as sources for learning and inspiration.

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

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ENVIRONMENTAL DRAWING, TEEN SUMMER STUDIO
AT THE MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY
 
Instructor: Barton Choy
Dates: July 13 - July 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW5PM
Teen Art
 

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The focus of this class will be environmental drawing, with both in class and off site field drawing. The students will draw from the surrounding architecture at the Museum where there is a wealth of subjects to draw and study. The class will look to the Museum’s collection as sources for learning and inspiration.

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

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

5 DAY DRAWING INTENSIVE
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: July 20 - July 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW6PM
Teen Art
 

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Students will draw with a variety of media including graphite, ink and charcoal. 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.

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING WITH COLOR, TEEN SUMMER STUDIO
AT THE MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: July 27 - July 31, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW7PM
Teen Art
 

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Students will draw with a variety of colored media including ink, colored pencils, pastels, and gauche to create bold and expressive drawings. Students engage in drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. The class will look to the Museum’s collection as sources for learning and inspiration.

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

 
Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

STOP MOTION ANIMATION
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, 2015
 
Instructor: Ulrike Kerber
Dates: August 3 - August 7, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: TSW8PM
Teen Art
 

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This exciting course introduces students to different ways of approaching animation. We'll be using a mix of traditional and modern techniques. including drawn character animation, cut-out animation and character design. The class will learn story boarding, staging, set design and lighting that will all be put together to create a movie. Students will also learn how to post their movies online.

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Fees: $120.ºº
 
To register for this class click here