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.

Accomodation

Students in our classes are taught by one instructor and one assistant.
Participants should have age-appropriate independent working skills and be able to complete a structured task as directed by the teacher.

If your child needs special assistance, please contact us before registration for assistance regarding accommodations. Inclusion services are provided by the City of Santa Clarita for our Seasons-listed classes, which are offered at least once per quarter. We will work together with you to help you find the best class for your child.

For more information, visit the city website here: http://www.santa-clarita.com/city-hall/departments/recreation-community-services-and-open-space/recreation/inclusion-services/steps-to-inclusion.

Early Spring Session 2017

Weekly Starting February 21

Circus-Topia (ages 8-12)

Using recycled materials, students will build a 3 dimensional menagerie of animals! Kids will enjoy the building process, the freedom of expression, and the animal personalities they can bring to life in this unique class.

Instructor: Bob Hernandez

Dates: Wednesdays, February 22 - March 29, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $100

Enroll: Register online

Acryilic Painting (ages 8-12)

Learn to master acrylic paints! Students will get a chance to practice techniques in handling acrylic paints for realistic effects. Taken from a light sketch to a fully finished painting, kids will get an in-depth, step-by-step approach to using this medium.

Instructor: Michael Powell

Dates: Tuesdays, February 21 - March 28, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $100

Enroll: Register online

Printmaking (ages 10-15)

Beginner level class exploring how to create prints without a press. We will be exploring Monotype, Collagraph, Relief and Sun Printing. Students will have a chance to produce many prints, building on the skills each week. Final project will be a month-by-month calendar.

Instructor: Kay Kaminski

Dates: Wednesdays, March 1 – April 5

Ages: 10 - 15

Fees: $100

Enroll: Register online

Junior Arts Sampler (ages 5-7)

ARTree’s popular "Sampler" series is now offered for little ones. Students will be able to explore materials and techniques in clay, collage, acrylic and watercolor, taught by highly regarded artists and educators. Each week offers a whole new project.

Instructor: Dianne Foderaro

Dates: Tuesdays, February 21 - March 28

Ages: 5 - 7

Fees: $100

Enroll: Register online

Just Drawing - NEW for adults

Using a simple light set-up of 1-2 sources, various subjects will be available to draw in this relaxed, informal atmosphere. Bring your own materials. No formal instruction given, but an experienced artist will be on site.

Just Drawing

Weekly starting January 18

Location: The ARTree Studio 2, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: Wednesday, Jan.18 - April 26th, 6pm-9pm

Ages: Adult

Fees: Suggested donation of $5 to the ARTree

Enroll: No prior registration necessary, just drop-in!

Two-day R&F Encaustic Workshop

This hands-on workshop will give participants an introduction to the Encaustic medium method. Discussion of basic materials, safety procedures, preparation of supports and grounds will be covered. Demonstrations on tools and techniques for fusing, transparencies and glazes, layering, scraping, scribing and building up of texture, collage, image transfer and more! After demonstrations, artists have a chance to work with the materials and explore the medium.

ArtTree Encaustic Workshop
Caryl St. Ama, On Land and Sea, Encaustic on panel, 6 x 12”

Dates: May 20-21, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Price: $250
Enroll: Register Online

The ARTree Community Arts Center
22508 6th Street
Newhall, CA 91321
661.673.7500
CarylStAma.com

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One-day R&F Pigment Stick Workshop

This hands-on workshop will give artists a working vocabulary for R&F Pigments Sticks©. Caryl St. Ama will cover a brief history, introduction to the product line and basic information for safe handling and studio practices. Demonstrations on preparing appropriate substrates like paper, panels, canvas, etc and working with different approaches; direct approach, textural. Participants will break away after the demonstrations to experiment with the Pigment Sticks. Artists from all backgrounds will have a chance to see how this product can enhance their work or start a new direction all together.

ArtTree Pigment Stick workshop
Caryl St. Ama, Aerial, Encaustic Collagraph and Pigment Stick on paper, 2016

Dates: April 22, 2017 10:00 – 4:00 pm
Price: $150
Enroll: Register Online

The ARTree Community Arts Center
22508 6th Street
Newhall, CA 91321
661.673.7500
CarylStAma.com

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Just Drawing, Winter 2017

The ARTree is proud to announce a new class for adults: Just Drawing.

Using a simple light set-up of 1-2 sources, various subjects will be available to draw in this relaxed, informal atmosphere. Bring your own materials. No formal instruction given, but an experienced artist will be on site.

The new class will be weekly, starting January 18, 2017.

Just Drawing

Location: The ARTree Studio 2, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: Wednesday, Jan.18 – April 26th, 6pm-9pm

Ages: Adult

Fees: Suggested donation of $5 to the ARTree

Enroll: No prior registration necessary, just drop-in!

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