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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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VOLUNTEER AT VITA THIS SUMMER
Ages 13-18
 
Instructor:
Dates: Various
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: Volunteer
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. Volunteers are asked to volunteer for a full week from Mon.-Fri. Listed below are the available weeks:

June 16 - June 20 from 9am -12 pm

June 23 - June 27 from 9am -12 pm

June 30 - July 3 from 9am -12 pm

July 7 - July 11 from 9am -12 pm

July 14 - July 18 from 9am -12 pm

July 21 - July 25 from 9am -12 pm

July 28 - Aug 01 from 9am -12 pm

Aug. 4 - Aug. 8 from 9am -12 pm

Aug. 11- Aug. 15 from 9am -12 pm

 
Fees: NO FEE
 
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STOP MOTION ANIMATION
CLASS FULL - TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: Ulrike Kerber
Dates: June 16 - June 20, Mon-Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: 1
Teen Art
 

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CLASS FULL - 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. Students will need a USB thumb drive.

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST
 
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MURALS
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: MB Hanrahan
Dates: June 23 - June 27, Mon-Fri.
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Class Code: TS2
Teen Art
 

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This is a great opportunity for young artists to make a large-scale public wall mural with muralist MB Hanrahan. The class will be involved in the planning and executing of a large scale mural as well as learning the skills to work on a group project. The class will be mindful of creating a mural that will add beauty and compliment its surroundings. Dress in clothes you won't mind getting paint on. Bring a snack and a drink.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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SCULPTURE
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: MB Hanrahan
Dates: July 7 - July 11, Mon-Fri
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Class Code: TS41
Teen Art
 

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You will work in a variety materials to create sculptural forms. Instruction in the use of equipment and materials is included. Students first sketch ideas and then create a 3D sculptural piece. The class will introduce the basic elements of three-dimensional design including form, line, texture, light and color, using both additive and subtractive processes. Dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy. Bring a snack and a drink.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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ENVIRONMENTAL DRAWING
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: Barton Choy
Dates: July 14 - July 18, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: TS52
Teen Art
 

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

Barton Choy is a retired Architect that had guided his own successful architectural office for more than 40 years. He was also an Adjunct Professor at the Art Center of Design for 30 years where he taught architectural and environmental design as well as sketching, figure drawing. and design representation. He is the recipient of numerous architectural awards and recognized by several Great Teacher Awards from his students at Art Center.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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5 DAY DRAWING INTENSIVE
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: July 21 - July 25, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: TS52
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.บบ
 
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MIXED MEDIA & PAINTING
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: Nicole Rappatoni
Dates: July 28 - Aug 01, Mon - Fri.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: TS72
Teen Art
 

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A fast paced, high energy mixed media painting class emphasizing creative exploration. A positive, upbeat, teaching environment that will inspire you. Working with acrylic paint, on canvas, you will explore many techniques for creating texture and composition with paint and collage. You'll be exposed to different methods of adhering materials together as well as varied ways to transfer previously printed imagery to your piece.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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FIGURE DRAWING
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO, ages 13-18
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Aug. 4 - Aug. 8, Mon-Fri
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Class Code: TS82
Teen Art
 

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This class use figure drawing 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.

 
Fees: $120.บบ
 
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