The ARTree Community Arts Center

Developing the Roots of Creativity

Classes

ARTree classes teach artistic principles utilizing an active, hands-on approach in small-class settings. Taught by professional artists and educators, students of all ages are offered both exploratory and mastery classes using artist quality materials. Classes are held at our two studios in Old Town Newhall and at various community sites throughout Santa Clarita.

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Spring & Summer Sessions 2018

Adults

Art Sampler for Adults: Find your Creative Self

Back by popular demand! If you missed signing up last time for Terrie and Kay's fun and relaxing art sampler for adults, now is your chance. Spark your creativity in this 4-week exploratory class for grown ups. Each session we will learn new techniques and experiment with various materials, while creating beautiful works of art for you to take home.

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

Time: Wednesdays starting April 11th, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Ages: Adults

Fees: $80.00 - All materials included.

Enrollment: Enroll online here

Just Drawing

Practice your figure drawing in this relaxed, informal atmosphere. Bring your own materials. No formal instruction given, but an experienced artist will be on site.

Just Drawing

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

Dates: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursdays of every month, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Ages: Adults

Fees: Suggested donation of $10 to the ARTree

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

Youth & Families

FLUTTERBY

Open studio time for children and their families with free use of art supplies.

Date: First Saturday of the month, September 2017 – December 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: The ARTree Studio 1 and 2, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

No prior registration necessary, just drop in!

I MADE THAT! (Chalk Pastels)

Enjoy learning composition, color, and texture using pastel chalks. No prior experience necessary.

Dates: Monday through Friday June 25 – 29, daily from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $105, including all materials

Enroll: Registration opens May 9th: Seasons

I MADE THAT! (Acrylics)

Dive into painting and really enjoy focusing on learning skills in composition, color, and texture using acrylic paints. Students need no prior experience. ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED!

Dates: Wednesdays beginning 4/11, for 6 weeks, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m

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

Ages: 8 - 15

Fees: $125 includes all materials

Enroll: Registration: Seasons

Junior Arts Sampler (Ages 5-7)

Our 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.

Dates (section 1): Monday through Friday June 18 – 22, daily from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

OR

Dates (section 2): Monday through Friday June 25 – 29, daily from 10 to 11:30 am

OR

Dates (section 3): Monday through Friday July 30 – August 3, daily from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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

Ages: 5 - 7

Fees: $105, including all materials

Enroll: Registration opens May 9th: Seasons

Arts Sampler (Ages 8-12)

Our 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 class offers a whole new project.

Dates (section 1): Monday through Friday June 18 – 22, daily from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

OR

Dates (section 2): Monday through Friday July 30 – August 3, daily from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $105, including all materials

Enroll: Registration opens May 9th: Seasons

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/inclusionservices, or call 661-290-2296.



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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Relax & Craft: Adult Workshops for Summer 2016

Partnering again with our friends at the Santa Clarita Public Library, come "Relax and Craft” at each branch during the summer.

These are free events supporting the Summer Reading theme: Read for the Win!

June 16th, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. VALENCIA branch: Team colors foam frames
June 29th, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. NEWHALL branch: Origami team shirt banners
July 19th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. CANYON COUNTRY branch: Achievement pin badges with recycled papers

three summer crafts

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