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Youth Classes

The Strand Center for the Arts provides youth scholarships and we encourage you to contact us for guidelines. CLICK HERE to learn more!

YOUTH CLAY

Try it on the Wheel! (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 3:9-11am
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 6-12
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessel.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Teen Try it on the Wheel!

Saturday, March 24: 10am-12pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 13-18
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessel.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

YOUTH DANCE & THEATER ARTS

YOUTH VISUAL ARTS

Intro to Cartooning and Anime (SOLD OUT)

Monday-Thursday, February 19-22: 1-4pm
Instructor: David Monette
Ages 8-12
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Learn the basics of illustrative drawing in the 4-day foundational course for cartooning and anime. We’ll explore the principles of 2-dimensional art and incorporate tricks and techniques to create realistic 3-dimensional drawings like perspective, light sources, and foreshortening. We’ll create unique characters, stories, and worlds! Mediums including pen and ink, pastels, illustration markers, and more will be used throughout the week. Bring your imagination!

$105 Non-Members/$95 Members (Materials Included)

St. Patty's Day Melted Crayon Art

Saturday, March 10:9-11:30am
Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau
Ages 7-18
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Whether you are Irish or just enjoy rainbows, this St. Patty’s Day crayon art will be the most colorful artwork in your house! Students will apply and melt recycled crayons on canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. This project will inspire you to go for the gold!

$45 Non-Members/$40 Members (Materials Included)

Adirondack Alcohol Ink

Thursday, March 15: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Alcohol inks and a ceramic tile will be used to create a beautiful Adirondack mountain scene. Lorrie takes you step-by-step in how to use alcohol ink to resemble watercolor paintings, but with the vibrancy only the ink can deliver. Lorrie will also provide a couple additional projects as time allows to practice your new skills.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members * Materials Included

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

 

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.