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TEEN ART PROGRAM, AGES 13-18

TEEN SUMMER STUDIO sessions, ages 13 and Up, 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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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
SUMMER 2016
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: See Below for dates
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: VLNTR
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. See *REGISTRATION NOTE below. Please pack a snack and a beverage.

*REGISTRATION NOTE: All available dates and times are listed below, please put the week you are registering for in the comments field on the registration page. There is a one time per Summer administration fee of $5.

WEEK 1, June 13 - June 17, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 2, June 20 - June 24, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 3, June 27 - July 1, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 4, July 5 - July 8, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 5, July 11 - July 15, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 6, July 18 - July 22, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 7, July 25 - July 29, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 8, August 1 - August 5, 9 am - 12 pm

WEEK 9, Aug. 8 - Aug. 12, 9 am - 12 pm,

WEEK 10, Aug. 14 - Aug. 19, 9 am - 12 pm,

 
Fees: $5. registration fee.
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
Teen Summer Studio, week 1
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: June 13 - June 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STWIPM
Teen Art
 

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learn various hand building techniques for forming clay to create pottery and sculpture. You will also learn techniques for applying glazes.

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

5 DAY DRAWING INTENSIVE
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 20 - June 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW2PM
Teen Art
 

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The class 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. We will draw 3D objects to increase knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

PLEIN-AIR PAINTING
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Christine Beirne
Dates: CLASS CLOSED - June 27 - July 1, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW3PM
Teen Art
 

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In this one week plein-air workshop, students will paint outdoors 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. Color theory, as it applies to plein air painting will also be discussed. Painting experience is not essential.Projects will encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of painting skills. All students should be dressed to be outside and have water,sunscreen and a hat. "En plein air" is a French expression which means "in the open air" and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

 
Fees: Waiting List Only
 
To register for this class click here

ENVIRONMETAL DRAWING
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Barton Choy
Dates: July 11 - July 15, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW5PM
Teen Art
 

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The focus of this class will be environmental drawing and sketching, with both in class and off site field drawing. The students will draw from the surrounding architecture at the WAV where there is a wealth of subjects to draw and study.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

DRAWING WITH COLOR
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Daniel Barnett
Dates: July 18 - July 22, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW6PM
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.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Daniel Barnett
Dates: July 25 - July 29, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW7PM
Teen Art
 

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mixed media painting class emphasizing loose and creative exploration. Working with acrylic paint you will explore many techniques for creating texture and composition with paint, collage, stencils and printmaking. Painting experience is not essential.Projects will encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of painting skills.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

PAINTING
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Megan Bisbee
Dates: August 1 - August 5, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW8PM
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.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

PORTRAIT & FIGURE DRAWING
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: August 8 - August 12, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW9PM
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.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
Teen Summer Studio at the WAV
 
Instructor: Ray Harris
Dates: August 15 - August 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Class Code: STW10PM
Teen Art
 

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Learn how to make the characters from your imagination more life like. We will learn the basics of anatomy and structure of the human body to take your drawings to the next level.

*Drop off and pick up at the WAV Gallery, 175 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001

The WAV - Working Artists Ventura - is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California.

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