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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Late Fall and Winter Sessions, 2018 / 2019

Adults

ARTree Tribe (Art Journaling)

The ARTree wants to build a "tribe of artists" who want to experiment with creativity through adult journaling. On the first class meeting, we will build the actual books to be used for the journal using a stitched binding technique and a repurposing of old hardcover books. Each week thereafter, teachers will lead the group in a specific technique for that week's page. Techniques may include watercolor and acrylic painting, collage, layering of paper and fabric, printmaking, mandalas, and others. Participants may also choose to add words. All basic materials included.

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

Dates: October 3rd - October 31st, Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Ages: Adults

Fees: $100

Enroll: Register online

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: Every Thursday, 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: Occurs the first Saturday of every month, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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

No prior registration necessary, just drop in!

NEW CLASS! AMP UP YOUR ART! Fall, 2018

ARTree is pleased to announce a new Tuesday art class for students interested in exploring art beyond the introduction that our Sampler classes provide. These classes will explore mediums at a more advanced level and will include drawing, watercolor, acrylic painting, and sculpture. This will be an ongoing class. Cost is $20 per week, payable monthly, at the beginning of each month. All materials will be included.

Dates: Ongoing, every Tuesday, starting November 13, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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

Ages: 6 - 12

Fees: $20 per week, includes all materials, payable at the beginning of every month

Enroll: Register online

Junior Arts Sampler (Ages 5-7) Winter, 2019

Junior Arts Sampler is for younger kids! New projects and themes each session. Students will be able to explore materials and techniques, taught by a highly regarded educator and artist. NO MATERIALS FEE.

Dates (session 1): Six Weeks on Tuesdays, Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Dates (session 2): Six Weeks on Wednesdays, Jan. 16 - Feb. 20, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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

Ages: 5 - 7

Fees: $125 per session, includes all materials

Enroll: Registration opens November 13 through Seasons

Arts Sampler (Ages 8-12) Winter, 2019

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. NO MATERIALS FEE.

Dates: Six Weeks on Tuesdays, Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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

Ages: 8 - 12

Fees: $125 per session, includes all materials

Enroll: Registration opens November 13 through 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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