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Fall Art Classes for Children Start October 1

Posted by Armory Studio on 7 September 2018

Children bring their imaginations to life at Armory Center for the Arts. Our Fall Studio art classes for 3-11 year olds are taught by nurturing, professional teaching artists who give your child the individualized instruction they need to thrive. From creating monsters to enchanting forests, pinhole photography to ceramics, we have an array of classes that excite imaginations and encourage creative problem solving.

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Non-profit and community-based, Armory Center for the Arts is the Los Angeles region’s leading independent institution for contemporary art exhibitions and community arts education. Art classes begin October 1.

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Calacas, Calaveras, y Papel Picado
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Calacas, Calaveras, y Papel Picado
Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 2 - December 11
$210, members $189 


(Ages 9-11) Together let’s investigate the autumn Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead, by creating works of art depicting colorful calacas (dancing skeletons) and calaveras (flowered skulls). Just in time for the holidays, create papel picado, as we pattern and cut colorful paper and create flags and banners to hang at home!
 

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Creature Sculpture
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Creature Sculpture 
Wednesdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 3 - December 12
$210, members $189 


(Ages 6-8) Create quirky sculptures of creatures we recognize and some that we do not. Using clay, plastic wrap, found objects, paint, and lots of imagination, students will cut, paint, draw, and sculpt their own creatures.


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Ceramics: Let's Make A Splash!
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Ceramics: Let’s Make a Splash! 
Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 4 - December 13
$210, members $189  


(Ages 9-11) Dive into the wonderful world of tile and mosaic making! You will not only make and design tiles for coasters, special plaques, or garden stepping stones, you will also help us to make the Armory ceramics room more beautiful. By the end of the session, each student will create a tile to be added to the ceramics lab studio décor. 


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Rockets, Comets, and the Milky Way
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Rockets, Comets, & the Milky Way
Mondays (10 Class Meetings)
October 1 - December 10
$210, Members $189  


(Ages 3-4) Blast off into outer space! Design your own rockets to explore the wonders of the galaxies. Paint comets that glow in the dark, learn about the constellations and create mobiles of the planets. 


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Road Trip
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Road Trip
Mondays (10 Class Meetings)
October 1 - December 10
$210, Members $189  


(Ages 6-8) Use your imagination to “travel” to many different places. Make maps of adventurous routes, imagine and create what you'll need to pack for a long trip. Let’s hit the road.

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Pinhole Camera to Darkroom Photography
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Pinhole Camera to Darkroom Photo
Mondays (10 Class Meetings)
October 1 - December 10
$275, members $248 


(Ages 9-11) Discover the magic world of darkroom photography where art meets science via chemistry and physics. Create camera-less photograms, cyanotypes and lumen prints. Make and shoot with your own pinhole camera, based on the natural phenomena of the camera obscura discovered in antiquity. Learn about the concept of positive and negative images and transfer techniques.

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Enchanted Forests
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Enchanted Forests
Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 2 - December 11
$210, members $189 


(Ages 3-4) Explore the art of landscapes through drawing, painting, diorama, and collage techniques while you create your very own unique views of many different places.


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Awesome Art in a box
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Awesome Art in A Box
Fridays (10 Class Meetings)
October 5 - December 14
$210, members $189  


(Ages 9-11) Start with simple boxes and turn them into art with surprises inside. Explore both 2-D and 3-D materials as well as recycled and found objects to create intimate, small worlds of art. Great art comes in small packages!


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Patterns and Portraiture
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Patterns & Portraiture
Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 2 - December 11
$210, members $189 


(Ages 6-8) Together we will investigate portrait styles and techniques from many artists. You will design your own unique patterned and embellished portraits, by discovering your artistic style as you collage, paint, transform, and create portraits. This class is inspired by the patterned and mosaic portraits of Gustav Klimt.


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People, Portraits, and Figures
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People, Portraits, & Figures
Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 4 - December 13
$210, members $189  


(Ages 7-9)  Create your own art by the people, of the people, for the people. Learn about portrait techniques by looking at ways artists represent people using different styles of painting, drawing, collage, and sculpture.


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Build A City
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Build A City
Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
October 4 - December 13
$210, members $189


(Ages 9-11) Design and build your own city buildings, parks and playgrounds using many materials. How do the spaces we live in tell our story? Examine the different parts that make up a city and view different types of architecture from all over the world.


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Stop Motion Animation
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Stop Motion Animation
Fridays (10 Class Meetings)
October 5 - December 14
$210, members $189  


(Ages 9-11) Create your own animated video. Learn basic animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustration, cut-outs, and more!


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