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to the public until shelter at home
recommendations are lifted.

Register for Summer Art Classes

Teens

Ages 12-14 or 15-18

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These in-depth art experiences inspire teens to engage in ambitious explorations of concepts, creative expression, historical and cultural context, connections, applications, and materials. Armory teen classes are designed for all skill levels, from advanced art students to teens who simply love making art. All materials are provided. Classes meet 10 times, unless noted otherwise.

Teen Scholarships are generously provided by the Pearlman Geller Family Foundation.

Observational & Figure Drawing with Live Model
Su20.400 (Ages 12-14)

Draw from observation to gradually develop your skills and practice techniques such as sketching simple shapes, shading, hatching, and controlling line weight.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 9:30 AM

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Printmaking & Screen Printing
Su20.401 (Ages 12-14)

Explore an array of media and techniques, while creating multiples of your own design on fabric, paper, shirts, and more.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 12:15 PM

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Digital Arts & Printing Methods
Su20.600 (Ages 15-18)

Learn introductory InDesign and Photoshop skills to make your own graphics and designs.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 12:15 PM

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Portfolio Development
Su20.601 (Ages 15-18)

Build your portfolio for your AP Art submission, your college applications, or even just to build up your skill sets! Each student will work with the instructor on their own unique portfolio development.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 12:15 PM

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Ceramics
Su20.402 (Ages 12-14)

Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as ceramic hand-building techniques.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 2:30 PM

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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.403 (Ages 12-14)

Experience the animation process from start to finish, from character design to storyboards to creating a final animation work with sound.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 2:30 PM

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Printmaking & Screen Printing
Su20.602 (Ages 15-18)

Explore an array of media and techniques, while creating multiples of your own design on fabric, paper, shirts, and more.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 2:30 PM

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Darkroom Photography
Su20.603 (Ages 15-18)

Discover the magic of the darkroom as you explore film-based black and white photography while developing camera skills and printing techniques.

Offered on Mon., Wed. 2:30 PM

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Painting
Su20.604 (Ages 15-18)

Create your own unique paintings while learning foundational skills such as color mixing, brushwork, and composition techniques.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 9:30 AM

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Digital Arts & Printing Methods
Su20.404 (Ages 12-14)

Learn introductory InDesign and Photoshop skills to make your own graphics and designs.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 12:15 PM

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Figure Drawing with Live Model
Su20.605 (Ages 15-18)

Boost your drawing skills with this essential class in observational drawing of professional (clothed) figure models. Learn anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and composition as well as the placement of the bones, movement of muscular mass, and the shading of the skin.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 12:15 PM

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The Art of Comics & Graphic Novels
Su20.606 (Ages 15-18)

Make the most of every page as an artist and storyteller as you create your own eight-page risographed mini-comic.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 12:15 PM

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Drawing & Painting
Su20.405 (Ages 12-14)

Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 2:30 PM

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The Art of Comics & Graphic Novels
Su20.406 (Ages 12-14)

Make the most of every page as an artist and storyteller as you create your own eight-page risographed mini-comic.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 2:30 PM

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Darkroom Photography
Su20.407 (Ages 12-14)

Discover the magic of the darkroom as you explore film-based black and white photography while developing camera skills and printing techniques.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 2:30 PM

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Ceramics
Su20.607 (Ages 15-18)

Make functional and sculptural ceramics while learning basic, intermediate, and advanced hand building and throwing techniques.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 2:30 PM

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Digital Photography: Contemporary Studies
Su20.608 (Ages 15-18)

Develop a more advanced level of photographic expression. Emphasis will be on technical fundamentals and personal image capture.

Offered on Tue., Thu. 2:30 PM

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Teen Drama Workshop
Su20.408 (Ages 12-15)

Discover your own theatrical expression through exercises, games, and improvisation in this fun drama class for young actors of all levels.

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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3 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.309 (Ages 15+)

Come print and further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab.

Offered on Tue. 6:00 PM

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4 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.323 (Ages 15+)

Come print and further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab.

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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4 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.325 (Ages 15+)

Come print and further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab.

Offered on Sun. 11:00 AM

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