Art Classes for Ages 2 – 17

Art Classes for Ages 2 – 17

                

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Our Fall schedule is now available for registrations! Our Fall Session  begins on Sept. 5th!  Each 8 week session will include  drawing lessons,  painting lessons and often times sculpture lessons as well. Our classes are designed to meet the developmental levels of specific age groups.  If the instructor observes a student  needs an advancement of class, beyond his or her age group, the parent /guardian will be notified. We require full payment  with each student’s reservation. Please contact us via email or phone with any additional questions. 

 Our Fall II Schedule is NOW Available!

 Our Classes for Students Ages Two – Seventeen

 Fall Session II 2017 starts the week of Oct.30th  and ends the week of December 18th

Please note:

*  Our registration fee of $25/family. is an annual rate and is paid once each year. Registration fees of return students are expected each Fall.

To pay for classes online simply click the Buy Now button.  You will be directed to Paypal.  Please input the amout you will be paying and follow the Paypal instructions.
Please call 401-349-2812 if you have any questions.Thank you.

 

How to Register: Scroll down entire page to learn about our Art Classes  for All Ages!

Click on the links (Registration Form and Anaphylaxis Plan) below to view and print the forms.

Registration Form
Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan (if applicable)

Please Note:
1. We require completed registration forms and full payments for our classes and camps as your child’s reservation. 
2. We also offer a 10% percent sibling discount.
3. Please make us aware of your child’s allergies,if any. Please complete the anaphylaxis emergency action plan, if need be and submit prior to the start of class.
4. Material fees are due on the first day of our art classes!

 

Art Explorers!  

for students in preschool and kindergarten (minimum of 5 student enrollment required)

Thursdays:  (4:30pm – 5:30pm) : Nov. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd*, 30th and Dec. 7th, 14th, and 21st* Thanksgiving makeup date TBA

Saturdays:  (9:00 am – 10:00am) : Nov. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Dec, 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

8 week session

Cost: $175, $5 material fee to instructor plus $25 annual registration fee

Art is an adventure when you begin exploring new art materials and methods!  Our young artists will be introduced to drawing, painting and sculpting media while they learn about master artists’ art pieces and styles. This multi sensory based class will also focus on literacy and art vocabulary!  Students will be given multiple opportunities to express themselves through a variety of media and art discussions with their peers.

 

Art, Literature and Me!  NEW!!!!

for Ages 2-4 (minimum of 5 student enrollment required)

November/December Session: Wednesdays (10am-11am): Nov. 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and Dec. 6th, 13th, and 20th

Cost: $175, plus $5 material fee to instructor, $25 annual registration fee

December Class/Session Only , Saturdays (10:30-11:30am): Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

Cost: $85, plus $5 material fee to instructor, $25 annual registration fee

This class is a Chaperone and Me art class that combines the love of storytelling with the love of art history and art making!

 

Art Adventures in Drawing and Painting

for grades : 1, 2 & 3

Thursdays:  (4:30pm – 5:45pm) : Nov. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd*, 30th and Dec. 7th, 14th, and 21st * Thanksgiving makeup date TBA

Saturdays:  (9:00 am – 10:15am) : Nov. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

Cost: $195, $5 material fee to instructor, $25 annual registration fee

 *Materials  needed:  9″x 12″ spiral bound sketchbook

This action packed art class focuses on this age group’s multi – sensory approach to learning. Our young  artists will expand upon their use of art vocabulary when they learn about the design elements of line, shape, textures and color seen in the works  of master artists: Picasso, Miro, Van Gogh, Frida Karlo and many more!  They will also be encouraged to discuss their ideas that they used in their thematic drawings, paintings and sculptures with their fellow art students!

 

Fun Fridays  NEW this Season!!!

for grades : K – 5

Fridays: (4:00 pm – 5:15 pm) : Nov. 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th

4 week session : $75, $5 material fee to instructor, plus $25 annual reg. fee

Fun Fridays are “buckets of fun! “ Students will be given the opportunity to explore their creativity in an open studio atmosphere when they use paint, markers, felt and recycled materials to freely create from their own imagination ! The buckets of FUN art materials will inspire students as well as various artist inspirations used by the instructor to discuss the weekly prompt. Prompts may include : “Create a Picasso Portrait”, “Make an Imagination Heroic Creature” , ” Paint your Dream Landscape” and many more!

 

Animation Design NEW!!!!

for ages 9 – 14

Fridays : (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) : Nov. 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and Dec. 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd

Saturdays: (10:00am-12:00pm) : Nov. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

8 week session

Cost: $295, $5 material fee to instructor,plus $25 annual registration fee

Materials Needed: iPhone or  iPad are required for participation in this class, 9 in. x 12 in. spiral bound sketchbook

This class iis for students who are looking to bring their designs to life. We will work with character design and animation. Students will use tools and techniques to make their art interactive. We will showcase work that moves and tells a story through flipbooks, storyboards, and stop animation.

 

Fashion Design-  NEW, Starting this Session!!!!

for ages 8 – 12

Mondays : (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm): Oct. 30th, Nov. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and Dec. 6th, 13th, and 20th

8 week session

Cost: $295, $5 material fee to instructor,plus $25 annual registration fee

Mood Boards, Figure drawings and more! Students will create a fashion statement when they create an original clothing line of their own (outfit and accessories ) using drawing skills and  found object materials.  
 
Materials Needed: White t-shirt, 9 in. x 12 in. spiral bound sketchbook
 

 

Three Dimensional SculptureNews starting this session! 

for ages 8 – 12

Thursdays : (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm): Nov. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd*, 30th and Dec. 7th, 14th, and 21st *Thanksgiving makeup date TBA

8 week session

Cost: $295, $5 material fee to instructor,plus $25 annual registration fee

Do you enjoy building three- dimensional art forms?  In this class we will create relief and free standing sculptures using cardboard, found objects,wire and paper mache’!  Be inspired by nature, contemporary art styles and a variety of non – traditional art materials.
 
Materials Needed: 9 in. x 12 in. spiral bound sketchbook

 

OUR DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASSES for Grades 4-12:

~ Our classes are sequentially structured to advance the students’ skills and techniques as they grow with us~

 

Foundations of Drawing and Painting: Levels 1,2,3,4

for grades 4 and up

Fridays:  (4:00pm – 6:00pm) : Nov. 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and Dec. 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd

Saturdays:  (10:00 am – 12:00am) : Nov. 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th and Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

8 week session

Cost: $295,plus $25 annual registration fee

Materials Needed: 9″x 12″ spiral bound sketchbook and material list to be announced upon registration

Foundations of Drawing and Painting: Levels 1,2,3,4 for High School Students!

Wednesdays : (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm) : Monthly Enrollment (first Wednesday of each month)

Cost: $200/month ,plus $25 annual registration fee

Materials Needed: 9″x 12″ spiral bound sketchbook and material list to be announced upon registration

This class is an introductory class to drawing and painting skills. It progresses from level Foundations Level 1- Level 4,  allowing  the students to experience a variety of media and lessons from session to session. This course is 8 weeks and it is recommended that the students continue this sequence of levels, 4 sessions in a row before progressing to the Adv. level. The students’ lessons will focus on the design elements and principles of art, as well as drawing and painting. The students will be introduced to a variety of drawing media (pencil, ink, pastels) and painting media (watercolor and acrylics) as they utilize the elements of designs and 
principles in their creative compositions!

 

Adv Art I :Drawing , Painting and Mixed Media

for grades 6 and up, prerequisite courses : Foundation level courses, unless otherwise recommended by instructor

Wednesdays : (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm) : Nov. 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and Dec. 6th, 13th, and 20th

Saturdays:  (10:00 am – 12:30 pm) : Nov. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

8 week session

Cost: $335,plus $25 annual registration fee

Materials Needed: 9″x 12″ spiral bound sketchbook and material list to be announced upon registration

This class is instructed with the drawing and painting skills learned in our foundation courses in mind! The students’ lessons will explore the use of unexpected media, such as graphite dust, tape art, collage,plus much more.  Students’  drawing and painting skills will be incorporated as well as their knowledge of strong composition. Students’ ideas for lessons will be more self directed as they begin to think more conceptually about their subject matter.

 

Advanced Art II / Portfolio Class

for high school students with interest in advancing drawing and painting skills and or for created students interested in college portfolio 

Wednesdays : (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm) : Monthly Enrollment (first Wednesday of each month)

Fridays: (3:30 pm -6:30 pm)  : Monthly Enrollment (first Friday of each month)

Saturdays : (9:30 pm – 12:30 pm) : Monthly Enrollment (first Saturday of each month)

4 week session

Cost: $200 / month , plus annual $25 registration fee

Materials Needed: 9″x 12″ spiral bound sketchbook and material list to be announced upon registration

This advanced level class is for students who have had previous drawing and painting experiences  in the Adv. Art Level 1 class and who are eager to further develop their drawing and painting skills. Students will advance their drawing skills through the use of various drawing media (pencil, pen and ink, charcoal and chalks) and techniques ( contour line drawing, shading and color blending ) when they explore the traditional subject matter of still life, landscapes and figure portraiture. They will also develop their painting skills when they use their understanding of color theory (color wheel, value, warm and cool colors, intermediate and complementary colors) in their work. Various styles of artists will be shown to inspire the students’ conceptual thinking skills, as well as their use of technical skills in their own creations.  The students are given many opportunities to choose their own subject matter and media for their drawings and paintings in this class!  This is a great class for students interested in the possible opportunity of participating in RI Scholastics Art and Writing Competition and the Jim Langevin Art Competition each year.  This is also a great course for students  interested in creating an art portfolio for college.

 

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Please call us at 349-2812 or email us at bluedoorartstudio115@gmail.com to register for a class!