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Tweens & Teens

Online registration for
Tweens & Teens Summer Enrichment 
begins Monday, May 23 at 10:00am.

All Summer Tweens & Teens Enrichment

classes will be in-person, may be outdoors, and the 

AAPS Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols 

will be followed. 

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Zentangle Landscapes

Tuesday

9:00am - 10:00am

6/28 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing a number of simple and complex zentangles. Zentangles are a type of drawing that promotes concentration and creativity. Tips and tricks with markers will be shared to create shadow and volume to help bring designs to life. Students will create their own imaginary landscapes and learn weighted line and shadow techniques to apply with zentangles. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Drawing Flowers

Tuesday

10:15am - 11:15am

6/28 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing specific and popular flower types such as lilies, roses, dahlias, orchids, and sweet peas. Students can create a unique bouquet of flowers after the demonstration, or build a pattern using these forms. All materials will be provided.

1 workshop.

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Charcoal Drawing: Techniques

Tuesday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/5 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

Explore the possibilities of drawing with charcoal. Charcoal is a popular dry art medium, and very useful for exploring light and contrast. Charcoal enables artists to develop rich tonal values in their drawings. Together we will practice drawing simple forms and shading them. No prior experience necessary. All supplies will be provided.

1 workshop.

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Portrait Drawing Tips

for Working with Charcoal

Tuesday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/5 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

Explore portrait drawing - with charcoal! Charcoal is a popular dry art medium, and very useful for exploring light and contrast, as well as highlights and shading on the face. Together we will practice drawing a portrait. We will go over common ways to describe each feature with light and shadow, using willow and condensed charcoal. No prior experience necessary. All supplies will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Zentangle Landscapes

Tuesday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/19 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing a number of simple and complex zentangles. Zentangles are a type of drawing that promotes concentration and creativity. Tips and tricks with markers will be shared to create shadow and volume to help bring designs to life. Students will create their own imaginary landscapes and learn weighted line and shadow techniques to apply with zentangles. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Drawing Flowers

Tuesday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/19 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing specific and popular flower types such as lilies, roses, dahlias, orchids, and sweet peas. Students can create a unique bouquet of flowers after the demonstration, or build a pattern using these forms. All materials will be provided.

1 workshop.

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Drawing Fruits & Vegetables

Wednesday

9:00am - 10:00am

6/29 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing specific and popular fruits and vegetables such as carrots, onions, pears, and pineapples. Students will practice using comparative measurements to draw with accuracy and apply shading to final line drawings. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Landscape Drawing: 5 Tips

Wednesday

10:15am - 11:15am

6/29 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists will learn about and practice drawing landscapes. We will go over tips for finding a focus and creating depth in our sketches. We will plan drawings with a strong composition in mind, use framing devices, and learn to explore time-of-day in drawing. Students will have numerous sketches to continue with after participation in this workshop. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Charcoal Drawing: Techniques

Wednesday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/6 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing specific and popular fruits and vegetables such as carrots, onions, pears, and pineapples. Students will practice using comparative measurements to draw with accuracy and apply shading to final line drawings. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Portrait Drawing Tips

for Working with Charcoal

Wednesday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/6 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

Explore portrait drawing - with charcoal! Charcoal is a popular dry art medium, and very useful for exploring light and contrast, as well as highlights and shading on the face. Together we will practice drawing a portrait. We will go over common ways to describe each feature with light and shadow, using willow and condensed charcoal. No prior experience necessary. All supplies will be provided. Participants are encouraged to wear clothes they don’t mind getting messy in.

1 workshop.

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Drawing Fruits & Vegetables

Wednesday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/20 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn and practice drawing specific and popular fruits and vegetables such as carrots, onions, pears, and pineapples. Students will practice using comparative measurements to draw with accuracy and apply shading to final line drawings. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Landscape Drawing: 5 Tips

Wednesday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/20 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists will learn about and practice drawing landscapes. We will go over tips for finding a focus and creating depth in our sketches. We will plan drawings with a strong composition in mind, use framing devices, and learn to explore time-of-day in drawing. Students will have numerous sketches to continue with after participation in this workshop. All materials will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Drawing Torsos

for Figure Drawing

Thursday

9:00am - 10:00am

6/30 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn about and practice drawing torsos. Torsos are essential to creating figures that are lifelike and convey movement. The torso is the core of the body and your figure drawings will quickly improve when you get to know the proportions and body ‘landmarks’ to look for. Three methods will be shared to build your skills. If you have images of figures you’d like to draw, please bring them with you to this workshop. If you have sketches you’d like to share (with questions about them, or to demonstrate experience), please do! All materials will be provided. No prior experience drawing figures is necessary. 1 workshop.

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Art of Caricature

and Cartooning Faces

Thursday

10:15am - 11:15am

6/30 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

Explore the humorous possibilities of drawing cartoon faces and caricatures. Caricatures are a type of portrait drawing with exaggerated features, usually with a humorous, cartoon effect. Learn tips from a former live caricature artist. Students learn about what to look for in a face, how to draw each facial feature and how to put them all together in a multitude of combinations. No prior experience necessary. All supplies will be provided, but if you have your own sketchbook, you are welcome to bring it! 1 workshop.

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Pop-Up Cards

Thursday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/14 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

Explore pop-up card construction with this introduction to pop-up Foundation Folds. Five forms will be introduced, with plenty of time to develop creative card ideas. Young artists are invited to design invitations, thank you cards, and more in this workshop. All supplies will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Watercolor Portraits

Helpful Tips

Thursday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/14 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 17. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn about and practice painting portraits. Watercolor is an excellent medium for painting faces and all participants will build their skills by following helpful shading tips. Learn how to add dimension and paint each face feature. With the emphasis on time for painting, templates for portraits will be provided. No prior experience painting portraits is necessary. 1 workshop.

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Drawing Torsos

for Figure Drawing

Thursday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/21 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn about and practice drawing torsos. Torsos are essential to creating figures that are lifelike and convey movement. The torso is the core of the body and your figure drawings will quickly improve when you get to know the proportions and body ‘landmarks’ to look for. Three methods will be shared to build your skills. If you have images of figures you’d like to draw, please bring them with you to this workshop. If you have sketches you’d like to share (with questions about them, or to demonstrate experience), please do! All materials will be provided. No prior experience drawing figures is necessary. 1 workshop.

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Art of Caricature

and Cartooning Faces

Thursday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/21 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 16. 

Explore the humorous possibilities of drawing cartoon faces and caricatures. Caricatures are a type of portrait drawing with exaggerated features, usually with a humorous, cartoon effect. Learn tips from a former live caricature artist. Students learn about what to look for in a face, how to draw each facial feature and how to put them all together in a multitude of combinations. No prior experience necessary. All supplies will be provided, but if you have your own sketchbook, you are welcome to bring it! 1 workshop.

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Pop-Up Cards

Friday

9:00am - 10:00am

7/15 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13. 

Explore pop-up card construction with this introduction to pop-up Foundation Folds. Five forms will be introduced, with plenty of time to develop creative card ideas. Young artists are invited to design invitations, thank you cards, and more in this workshop. All supplies will be provided. 1 workshop.

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Watercolor Portraits

Helpful Tips

Friday

10:15am - 11:15am

7/15 ONLY

Ages: 14 - 17. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists learn about and practice painting portraits. Watercolor is an excellent medium for painting faces and all participants will build their skills by following helpful shading tips. Learn how to add dimension and paint each face feature. With the emphasis on time for painting, templates for portraits will be provided. No prior experience painting portraits is necessary. 1 workshop.