Children’s Art Classes

 Summer 2017

Children’s Classes – Youngstown Location

Held at Butler North (church building next to the Butler Museum in Youngstown)

FULL PRINTABLE CLASS BROCHURE

*Supplies included in fee*

  • CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK:  Create your own action adventure comic book telling your own story and creating exciting characters and settings.  Students will learn how to plot out their own storyline and create interesting characters in comic book form like the pros!  This class may be taken multiple times and will build upon previous experiences.  

Art Instructor:  Nicholas Galipo;  Fee:  $45;  Room B;  5 weeks;  Mondays, 4:00-5:30 p.m 

(#001)  Grades 5-8 – June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17 (no class July 3) 

AND/OR  

(#002)  Grades 5-8 – July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21                                                                                                                                                                                

 

  • CREATE AND DRAW MANGA STYLE ACTION FIGURES:  Learn to draw your own characters and settings in the popular “Manga” style!  Students will learn to draw and ink male/female figures in comic book style poses along with drawing their own costumes and accessories.  From basic sketching to final inking, create your own fantastic world-manga style! This class may be taken multiple times and will build upon previous experiences.

Art Instructor:  Nicholas Galipo;  Fee: $45;  Room B;  5 weeks;  Tuesdays,  4:00-5:30 p.m. 

(#003)  Grades 5-8 – June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 (no class July 4) 

AND/OR

(#004)  Grades 5-8 – July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22

 

  • JUST DRAW IT!:  Join us for our ever popular drawing classes as we explore a variety of media while learning the basics of drawing from nature and engaging your imagination.  Classes will also involve drawing from the museum collections in the galleries.

Art Instructor:  Mary Pat George;  Fee:  $30;  Room A;  3 weeks

Wednesdays –  June 14, 21, & 28:  

(#005)  Grades 1-2   10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#006)  Grades 3-4   11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

(#007)  Grades 5-8    2:00-3:00 p.m.

                          -OR-

Thursdays –  July 27, August 3, & 10:

(#008)  Grades 1-2    10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#009)  Grades 3-4    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(#010)  Grades 5-8     2:00-3:00 p.m.

 

  • CREATE YOUR OWN INVENTION:  Be like the famous 15th century artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci and create your own imaginary invention or sculpture.  Students will design their own creation and then begin to build with wood and cardboard.  Here’s your chance to be imaginative and leave your mark in history…invent and have fun!

Art Instructor:  Nicholas Galipo;  Fee: $55;  Room B;  5 weeks;   Wednesdays,  4:00-5:30 p.m.    

(#011)  Grades 5-8    June 14, 21, & 28, July 5 & 12

 

  • MIX IT UP WITH MIXED MEDIA:  Art can be created using a multitude of materials.  Mix some of your favorites to create two-dimensional multi-media works.  Paint, pastels, collage materials, and printing inks may be used.

Art Instructor:  Mary Pat George;  Fee:  $30;  Room A;  3 weeks

 Thursdays –  June 15, 22, & 19

(#012)  Grades 1-2   10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#013)  Grades 3-4   11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(#014)  Grades 5-8   2:00-3:00 p.m.

                        -OR-

Wednesdays – July 5, 12, & 19

(#015)  Grades 1-2   10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#016)  Grades 3-4   11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(#017)  Grades 5-8    2:00-3:00 p.m.

 

  • DESIGNING DUOS:  Bring your little one to help design buildings, clothes, and vehicles of the future.  “Blueprints” will be made and miniature models will be created.

Art Instructor:  Lisa Zitello;   Fee:  $10;   Room B;  

Saturday – June 17

(#018)  Prechool (ages 3-6) w/adult partner   10:00-11:00 a.m.

 

  • NATIVE AMERICAN CLAY KACHINAS:  Experience the three hand-building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab, while learning about our Native Americans.  We will discuss the Pueblo People and create a clay kachina (kind, helpful ancestral spirit) from air-dry clay and paint it upon completion.

Fee:  $36;  Room A;  3 weeks

Thursdays – July 6, 13, & 20   

(#019)  Grades 1-2   10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#020)  Grades 3-4   11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

                         -OR-

Wednesdays – July 26, August 2,  & 9

(#021)  Grades 1-2   10:00-11:00 a.m.

(#022)  Grades 3-4   11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

  • PAINTING IN RELIEF:  Choose your favorite subject matter and create a painting that is sculptural.  Relief sculpture is a type of sculpture that has a raised surface, but not totally three-dimensional.  Using papier-mache pulp, students will build up their painting surface to create a more dimensional painting.

Art Instructor:  Mary Pat George;  Fee:  $36;  Room A;  3 weeks   

Thursdays – July 6, 13, & 20

(#023)  Grades 5-8    2:00-3:30 p.m.

                          -OR-

Wednesdays – July 26, August 2, & 9

(#024)  Grades 5-8    2:00-3:30 p.m.

 

  • BEACH PARTY:  With the ocean and beach as our theme, come and have fun creating a variety of art objects.  Beach balls, seagulls, sharks and more!

Art Instructor:  Lisa Zitello;  Fee:  $10;  Room B;  Saturday, July 15  10:00-11:00 a.m.   

(#025)  Preschool/K (ages 3-6) w/adult partner

 

Children’s Classes – Butler Trumbull Branch Location

*Supplies included in fee*

  • DRAWING:  Students will explore a variety of materials used for drawing as well as learn about various techniques used to create realistic and imaginary artworks.

 Art Instructor:  Nicholas Galipo;  Fee:  $45;  5 weeks

 Saturdays – June 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15 (no class July 1)

(#T001)  Grades 4-8   10:00-11:30 a.m.

 

  • DIORAMAS:  Create your own three-dimensional world of your choice to display for all to see!  Students will learn to construct and paint backdrops, buildings, and creatures/figures on a base to create a 3-D table-top view of a scene of their own. Let your imagination run wild!

Art Instructor:  Nicholas Galipo;  Fee:  $50;   5 weeks

Saturdays – June 10, 17, & 24, July 8, & 15 (no class July 1)

(#T002)  Grades 4-8     12:30-2:00 p.m.