Mark Arts

Youth Workshops

Kids making art

Keep their hands busy and minds engaged.              

Workshops are for ages 6-11 and cost $30.  All workshops include supplies  and each student will leave with an original art piece. Advance registration is required. 

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POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

Ages 6 – 11 | October 3 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Taylor Lonergan

$30 – Explore collage techniques to create a one-of-a-kind mixed media work celebrating you.

Location: Youth Studio

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MASK MAKING

Ages 6 – 11 | October 16| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Make your own mask just in time for Halloween. Start with a basic mask and layer a variety of materials to achieve the spooky or glamorous look you want.

Location: Youth Studio

Abstract tiger. Geometric hipster illustration. Poster in pointillism style

PAINTING WITH POINTILLISM

Ages 6 – 11 | October 17 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Taylor Lonergan

$30 – Apply a technique inspired by Georges Seurat to create a masterpiece with small dots of color used to create form. Artist of all ability are welcome.

Location: Youth Studio

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS PAPER FLOWERS

Ages 6 – 11 | October 24| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Learn about the history of the Day of the Dead and the items placed on the altars that honor loved ones. Discover the role that marigolds play in this celebration and make paper flowers of your own to display in honor of the deceased.

Location: Youth Studio

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CUSTOM BOOK COVER

Ages 6 – 11 | November 6| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Kids will learn how to use engraving and stencil techniques with acrylic paint to distinguish foreground and background in a composition. This activity is a great introduction to the art of printmaking.

Location: Youth Studio

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TIE DYE PILLOWCASE

Ages 6 – 11 | November 7 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Taylor Lonergan

$30 – Learn about the history and traditions of tie dying techniques and then put them into practice to create a beautiful, functional work of art for your room.

Location: Tables Studio

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ALL ABOUT OIL PASTELS

Ages 6 – 11 | November 14| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Learn about texture, blending, reverse drawing and more in this introduction to bright and beautiful medium of oil pastels.

Location: Youth Studio

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SUBTRACTIVE DRAWING

Ages 6 – 11 | November 21| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Taylor Lonergan

$30 – Change the way you think about drawing. in this class you will use an eraser to bring an image to life using tonal value rather than outlines.

Location: Youth Studio

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CALLIGRAPHY FOR KIDS

Ages 6 – 11 | December 5 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Discover the differences between calligraphy and everyday handwriting. Using Crayola markers makes calligraphy fun and approachable for kids! Explore lines, loops and curves, and learn to write your name in your favorite color.

Location: Youth Studio

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FELT HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS

Ages 6 – 11 | December 12 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – Get into the holiday spirit and create a beautiful new ornament form felt to display this holiday season.

Location: Youth Studio

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SOCK SNOWMEN WORKSHOP

Ages 6 – 11 | December 19 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Rachel McCabe

$30 – This adorable activity will teach kids a variety of sewing skills from attaching buttons to making yarn pom poms.

Location: Youth Studio

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MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE CALENDAR

Ages 6 – 11 | December 29 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Elizabeth Yeremin

$30 – Dive into the world of mixed media and learn how to incorporate personal pictures and materials into artwork for your 2021 calendar.

*Bring copies of personal photos or pictures of your favorite things to customize

Location: Youth Studio

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DRAWING, UPSIDE-DOWN!

Ages 6 – 11 | December 30 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Elizabeth Yeremin

$30 – Re-train your brain with this fun and engaging activity that teaches you to draw what you see instead of what you think you see.

Location: Youth Studio

Side-by-Side Workshops| For A Youth Student Plus An Adult

UNICORN CAKE - SIDE BY SIDE

March 28, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | $50 per pair | Instructor: Kara Smith

Beginner techniques taught in this class include: leveling cake layers, stacking and filling two cake layers, crumb coating and frosting a 2-layer, 6″ round cake. In addition, sugar cookie ears and horn will be provided to adorn your unicorn. Simple piping with a 1M tip will also be taught. All supplies are provided for this class. Each pair will leave with one decorated, 2-layer, 6″ cake. Recipes and a cake box will be provided. You may bring an apron from home. Recommended ages: 6+

Location: Culinary Studio