The ARTree Community Arts Center

Developing the Roots of Creativity

Classes

For dates and times of our current and upcoming classes, please check the calendar.

Class Schedule 2016

Spring Sampler (ARTree Community Arts Center, Newhall)

ARTree’s popular “Sampler” series presents new projects and themes each session. Students will be able to explore materials and techniques in clay, wire, acrylic, and watercolor, taught by highly regarded artists and educators. Each week offers a whole new project.

Spring Sampler

Session: Spring 2016

Location: The ARTree, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: April 12 - May 17 (6 classes), Tuesdays 4-5:30pm

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Fees: $50.00 enrollment, $35.00 materials fee

Enroll: Enrollment is through Seasons magazine or call 661-673-7500

Fundamentals of Art (ARTree Community Arts Center, Newhall)

This class explores the building blocks used in all artworks. Lessons will include line, shape, color, positive and negative space, and much more. Join the ARTree and enjoy wonderful projects while expanding your basic art skills.

Fundamentals of Art

Session: Spring 2016

Location: The ARTree, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: April 13- May 18 (6 classes), Wednesdays 4-5:30pm

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Fees: $50.00 enrollment, $35.00 materials fee

Enroll: Enrollment is through Seasons magazine or call 661-673-7500

Family History Folio (Handmade Books)

Learn bookmaking skills while creating a presentation-worthy family history. ARTree instructors will teach you how to make an accordion-style photo album with fabric covers, to showcase pictures of your choosing. Size will be suitable for 12- wallet sized photos (2.5” x 3.5”), perfect for yearly school pictures, or to fill with old family photographs to pass down to younger generations. No advanced registration required, just show up!

Family History Folio

Relax & Craft: Free workshops for Adults

Session: Spring 2016

Dates: March 15, 6-7pm @ Canyon Country Library & March 23, 6:30-7:30pm @ Old Town Newhall Library

Ages: adults

Fees: Free

Many Lands, Many Hands: Explore the World Through Art (Newhall Community Center)

ARTree and the Newhall Community Center are partnering for a two-week, M-F Summer art program. Each day brings a new project exploring a different country and a wide variety of art techniques. Registration information for this class can be obtained by calling the NCC directly: 661-286-4006.

Explore the World Through Art

Session: Summer 2016

Location: Newhall Community Center

Dates: July 18 - July 29, Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Relax & Craft: April 2016

Wire Sculptures

Armed with a coil of wire and a turning tool, see what you can create with a few twists of your wrists. We will provide some simple shapes to copy, like this bird pictured, or you can come up with your own design. After you’ve created your wire shape, we’ll show you ways to dress it up with fabric, paper and beads. We’ll have lots of samples and inspiration. No advanced registration required, just show up!

Tuesday, April 19, 6-7pm at Canyon Country Library
Wednesday, April 27 6:30-7:30pm at Old Town Newhall Library

wire-bird

Relax and Craft: Now at 2 Locations!

We’re pleased to announce that starting in February, our free craft workshop for adults will be held at two locations in Santa Clarita. Every 4th Wednesday, we continue our session at the Old Town Newhall Library, and now every 3rd Tuesday at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library.

In February, our craft is making zenstones. Using repeat patterning in both black & white and color we will be creating beautiful stones which can either be displayed indoors or outdoors. All materials provided, plus tips on sealing and prepping your stones. No prior registration required.

  • February 16th from 6-7pm at the Canyon Country library branch
  • February 24th at 6:30-7:30pm at the Old Town Newhall library branch

zenstones

Master Watercolor Class: Summer Program for Kids

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Good news! There is still time to sign up your kids for this popular master class led by artist, Michael Powell. Held at Canyon Country Park beginning June 18, for 6 weeks.

ARTree is committed to bringing low-cost art opportunities to kids in Santa Clarita Valley.

Follow this link and Search “watercolor” : Seasons registration