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Youth Classes at The Square!


Little Big Planet Club
Taught by Trevor & Josh Hughes

Learn how to make video games through LittleBigPlanet! All levels are welcome and students will be paired into groups of similar skill level. LittleBigPlanet is a video game that takes the work, play and art of video game design and shrinks it down to an easy–to–do model for beginners!

Saturdays, February 6th – March 12th
Time: 12:30 – 2:30PM
Fee: $125/ student per session


GRADES K - 1

Paper Mache Plus (Grades K-2)
Taught by B.J. Buckley

Join us to explore a wide variety of colorful media through Paper Mache  -- paint, crayon, fabric, paper, and found materials -- to draw, paint, fold, glue, moosh, tear, and squish exciting, unique works of art. Parents, teachers, or other adults encouraged to attend. (If your child needs an after-school snack, please make sure they have and eat it before they arrive at class, thanks.)

Tuesdays, February 2nd – March 8th
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $35 reservation fee


GRADES 2 - 4

Mixed Media Painting
Taught by Rachel Kaiser
Develop your drawing skills and learn how to paint in new & exciting ways. Students will work both from nature and their imagination to develop compositions that will result in finished paintings at the end of class.

Mondays, February 1st – March 14th
(NO CLASS FEBRUARY 15th)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $35 reservation fee


Puppetry
Taught by Rachel Kaiser

Make a series of puppets, develop a play with classmates and perform your work for  friends and family at the end of class. Shadow puppets, 3-D puppets, and masks will be created.

Thursdays, February 4th – March 10th
* Performance Date: March 10th 4:00 – 5:30pm
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee:$35 Reservation Fee


GRADES 5 - 8

Pottery
Taught by Jeff Kuratnick

No experience necessary! Learn the basics on how to use the potter’s wheel and glaze (decorate) your original pots using a variety of surface treatments.

Mondays, February 1st – March 14th
(NO CLASS FEBRUARY 15th)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Fee: $45 reservation fee


Cartooning
Taught by Tess Jacobs

Learn to develop your own comic books, or graphic novels in class. Students will learn everything from storyboarding, pen & ink and more; culminating in a finished book to take home and experiment with.

Wednesdays, February 3rd – March 9th
Time: 4:15 – 5:30pm
Fees: $30 reservation fee


GRADES 9 - 12

Painting: The Wow Factor (Ages 14 - Adult)
Taught by Monica Bauer

Kick up your perceptions, loosen your techniques, learn new   approaches and how to create intensities of light and color on your canvas. Taught by Monica Bauer. Some experience required.

Saturday, February 20th
Time: 12:30 – 3:00PM
Fee: $25/ student (bring a canvas or watercolor paper, some paint-media included)


Handbuilding Functional Pottery (Ages 14 - Adult)
Taught by Kay Feist

No potter’s wheel necessary. If you’re new to clay, a seasoned potter or have simply hit a wall with your personal creations, this one is for you. Learn the basics of constructing and decorating using slabs to make works that are both exciting to the eye and useful for the hand.

Saturday, March 12th
Time: 12:30 – 3:00PM
Fee: $20/ student (materials included)


Watercolor for Beginners: Flowers (Ages 14 - Adult)
Taught by Alana Hastings

Alana Hastings will lead you on a springtime journey into painting loose flowers on large paper. Perfect for beginners. All materials included.

Saturday, March 26th
Time: 12:30 – 2:00PM
Fee: $20/ student (materials included)