Youth Art Programs

Saturdays

Youth Drawing & Painting

with  Nick Frasco

Saturdays – 2 hours between 9 - 11am and 11:15 - 1:15pm
Start anytime 6-week session ongoing for ages - Ages 7 & up

ReOpening protocals & waiver will be forwarded

 

 

   

This ongoing and very popular course will teach young people the fundamentals of drawing, composition and painting, how to mix and apply paint, and the use of a variety of art materials. Students may bring a project of their own on which to work. The ultimate goal of the Youth Program is to create a work of art that is satisfying
Class fee does not include materials.
Please email us for the materials list. info@wethersfieldarts.org

Fee : $195 with membership
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Youth Painting and Drawing<br>

Tuesdays

Character Development

with  Nick Frasco

Tuesdays, 4 - 6pm, 6-week session ongoing
Ages 6 & Up 

ReOpening protocals & waiver will be forwarded

   

Learn to create your own original Cartoon Character. Students will discover the different characteristics of drawing a dynamic character of your own. Starting by drawing their faces in a “cartoon style”, simplifying them into shapes and paying attention to depth while giving them a 3 dimensional look and drawing them from every imaginable angle. Once you have learned to render, you will be well on your way to creating your own dynamic cartoon character.
Class fee does not include materials.
Please email us for the materials list. info@wethersfieldarts.org

Fee : $195 with membership
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Nick Frasco Character Development<br>


Summer 2020 Youth Art Program

4 Weeks:  June 29 - July 24    

Mornings: 9am - 12pm     Afternoons: 1pm - 4pm

The Wethersfield Academy's popular Summer Youth Art Program returns with some favorite drawing and painting weeks as well as new topics and new instructors. An intern will be assisting at all times. An environment conducive to learning while enjoying the company of others who have an interest in art is paramount. Our protocol is learning the topic, safety and having fun at it. We will have COVID19 protocols in place and will send to you when you register. 

Fees for all half day sessions are $170 and include materials.* Fees for whole days $320 which includes a supervised lunch hour and outdoor recreation time from 12-1pm. Only full week payments will be accepted.  Early dropoff at 8:30am and late pick-up of no later than 4:30pm is $10 additional per week. The Academy does not provide lunches or snacks. Please label all bagged items, water bottle with your child’s name on them. We discourage single use plastic contrainers. For full day students, please apply suntan lotion and bug spray for outdoor play prior to Academy arrival.

A yearly student membership is needed to register for any of these fun sessions.

Summer 2020 Youth Art Program - Download PDF Flyer

Summer Youth Art Program - Week 2 July 6 - 10

Classes for the week

Summer Youth Art Program - Week 3 July 13 - July 17

Classes for the week

Morning July 13 - July 17

Fantasy Drawing & Painting

with  Nick Frasco

Ages 7 & up

   

Create creatures from dragons, elves to fairies and wizards; explore visually interesting characters and backgrounds. Daily demos with methods of form creation in volume, texture & depth.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Morning July 13 - July 17

Drawing the Skull

with  Pete Anderson

Ages 12 - 18

   

Learn to draw a life-like model skull. Students will use observational skills to observe and draw with accuracy. Intructor wil demo the realistic forms necessary to study light/shadows and the construction of shapes.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Afternoon July 13 - July 17

Feathers & Fur in Oils

with  Nick Frasco

Ages 8 & up

   

Drawing than painting realist fur and feathers to establish layers of color interest to show the true nature of wildlife painting. Daily demos with methods of form creation in volume, texture & depth.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Summer Youth Art Program - Week 4 July 20 - July 24

Classes for the week

Morning July 20 - July 24

Anime

with  Nick Frasco

Ages 7 & up

   

Starting with rough sketches, design layouts of these Japanese style comic characters. Nick will show new style effects with different techniques.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Morning July 20 - July 24

Painting Fruit in Oils

with  Veronique

Ages 12 - 18

   

Fee : 170 with membership
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Afternoon July 20 - July 24

Anime

with  Nick Frasco

Ages 7 & up

    Class Full

- Continued from morning. -
Starting with rough sketches, design layouts of these Japanese style comic characters. Nick will show new style effects with different techniques.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Afternoon July 20 - July 24

Portrait Drawing from a Photo

with  Veronique

Ages 12 - 18

   

Draw a self-portrait using a mirror. Students will be taught the sight-size method, using observational skills to observe and translate visual information onto paper with accuracy. The end goal will be a refined portrait which conveys likeness, sense of light and 3-D form.

Fee : 170 with membership
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Cancellation Policy

All requests for refunds must be made by one week before the start of a class. We are not responsible for issuing refunds, credits or transfers for classes missed due to illness, emergencies or events beyond our control. 

All requested refunds from online payments will be returned via check. A 5% refund fee will be subtracted from the amount paid through online payments. 

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