Art Classes

for All Ages

I teach classes at Salt Valley Arts (via Saline Community Education),

and The Saline Area Senior Center.

Check out my offerings below, and click on the links to register!

At the Saline Area Senior Center

Watercolors with Katherine

If you're a senior or a senior-in-training, you can sign up for watercolor classes at the Saline Area Senior Center.  More info is available in their catalog, or call for more details.  Classes run every Thursday from 1:30 - 3:30pm.  Beginners and more advanced students are welcome! 

Jul 08, 2019

A Multimedia Art Camp

Leap off the Pages Reading Camp

July 8-11, 2019; 10:00am - 12:00pm  (Ages 5-9)

Join us as we dive into reading and explore a different children’s book (or two) each day! The stories will then leap off the pages as students create a project based on each book. A different medium will be used each day, so students will be able to try their hands at a variety of art media, and leave both with a finished piece and the know-how to build and create more on their own! 
 

Jun 17, 2019

A Multimedia Art Camp

Art pARTy!

June 17 - June 21,2019; 9:00am - 12:00pm (Ages 7-13)

School’s out, so it’s time to have some fun! Each day we will get our creative juices flowing using a different medium, from drawing and painting to polymer clay and recycled sculpture. We’ll even make our own pinatas, which we’ll break open at our end of the week celebration! We’ll play art games each day and make plans for students to have an art-filled summer break! Students should bring a water bottle and a snack. 

Jul 29, 2019

Design your own building!

Castle Construction

July 29 - August 2, 2019; 9:00am - 12:00pm  (Ages 7-13)

Ever dreamed of exploring or living in a huge castle? Well now is your chance to design a castle of your own! Campers will take a look at castles from around the world to be inspired to design one of their own. They will learn basic architecture lingo, how to draw a building plan, and then will build a model of their castle using foam core and cardboard by week’s end! Students should bring a water bottle and a snack.

Jun 24, 2019

Kids Art Camp

Crazy Cardboard Creations

June 24 - June 28 2019;  9:00am - 12:00pm   (Ages 7-15)

Cardboard is more than just packaging for toys or TVs - it can have a life of its own! In this camp, we are going to explore the wonders of cardboard by using it in crazy and creative ways. We’ll make pirate ships, wearable costumes, futuristic villages, games, and more, all with just cardboard, tape, and glue! Bring your creativity, but don’t worry about your thinking cap - we’ll be making our own out of cardboard! Students should bring a water bottle and a snack.

Jul 29, 2019

A high school advanced art camp

Art Portfolio Camp

July 29 - August 2, 2019; 1:00 - 4:00pm (Ages 13-18) 

Are you applying to an art school or just want to improve your art skills? This camp will help you add several finished pieces to your portfolio and teach you how to keep improving your skills on your own. Taught by a professional artist with an MFA in Painting, your instructor will show you what can be expected in art colleges, and will guide campers through drawing and painting projects that will make you look like a pro! Camp is great for beginners as well as more experienced artists! Students should bring a water bottle and a snack. 

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Want More Art?

Hire Me to Teach!

Want me to teach for your school, business, or organization?  Here are some other classes that I offer:

Paint & Pour-Style Classes

A painting class for your home or office party!  In ~2 hours we will do an 8x10" acrylic painting of your choosing (contact me for a catalog of pieces from which you can choose your favorite!).  All painting supplies (brushes, canvases, paints, etc) are provided.  $30/person for 3-6 people; $25/person for 7-12 people.  

For kids' parties, cost is $25/person for 4-8 people; $20/person for 9-14 people.  

Polymer Clay Charms

Come play with polymer clay and make some fun charms, perfect for necklaces, bracelets, or earrings! Learn how to use polymer clay tools, as well as how to create your own tools from things around the house. A number of finished charms will be completed in this class.

Felt Creations

Have fun with felt in this class for all ages! Learn how to make felt finger puppets, felt board characters, and other fun felt creations. Great as gifts or fun for your family! 

Drawing Bootcamp

Kickstart your drawing skills with this 4-session class that will start from the basics and build from there! Learn how to draw just about anything with a few simple tricks that will train your brain to see the world around you in a whole different way. Also serves as a great refresher course and help for painters and drawers alike. No previous drawing experience required.

Charming Silhouettes

Make a number of different, fun silhouettes in this class! From charming old-fashioned images, to fun and funky characters, bikes, maps and more, explore the world of silhouettes in new and different ways. 

Watercolor Painting

Learn all of the basics of watercolor - from how much water to use, how to layer up colors, how to add texture and depth, and how to create vibrant works of art.  

Abstract Acrylic Painting

In this step-by-step class, I will take students through the process of creating an abstract painting. Students will learn how to prepare a canvas and how to use different mediums to create abstraction. 

Acrylic Landscape Painting

Spend some time learning different ways to create a landscape using acrylic paint. Students will learn how to set up a good composition, as well as about color use, balance, and basic color theory. Underpainting, layering, building texture, and different painting techniques will also be discussed. 

Acrylic Still Life Painting

Spend some time learning different ways to create a balanced still life painting using acrylic paint. Students will learn how to set up a good composition, as well as about color use and basic color theory. Underpainting, layering, building texture, and different painting techniques will also be discussed.

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I offer private lessons in oils, acrylics, watercolors, drawing, and more!  Private lessons are $30/hour for children, youth, and adults.  Click below to send me an email for more details.

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