Youth Classes

Youth classes at the Shemer Art Center offer creative learning opportunities for young artists ages 6-16, after school, during school breaks, and over the summer!

Please be sure to read our new registration policy prior to registering.

Thank you for registering this year for Summer Camps at the Shemer Art Center!  At this time all of our camps are SOLD OUT!   Thank you very much for your interest!  We have enjoyed seeing so many returning students and we look forward to keeping everyone engaged with the Shemer Art Center going forward, so please check out our other classes below, and check back to see what other youth classes we are adding!

Thanks again Ms. Suzanne, Ms. Danielle and Mr. Turner for doing such a great job during Summer Camp in June!

TD-1 Drawing for Children with Turner Davis

DRAWING FOR CHILDREN with Turner Davis

 

Shemer Art Center is now offering an all-encompassing drawing class for 7-11 year olds taught by ASU professor, artist, and father, Turner G. Davis. Turner will challenge students to access narrative and story telling through drawing techniques combined with continued attention to what he calls visual literacy.

Students will be encouraged to use drawing both as a means to search and create from the imagination and also notice the nuance of what we fail to see every day in our surroundings. All this, while learning new mediums or using old ones in new ways.

Appropriate for ages 7-11.

Wednesday - Friday 1:00-4:00 pm | July 5, 6, & 7, 2017 | 3 Sessions 

Class Fee: $105

Materials Fee: $10 paid to instructor on first day of class 

 

Price: $105.00

Date: July 5, 2017

Available Spaces: 3

FF-13 Family Fun Night at Shemer with Suzanne Whitaker

FAMILY FUN NIGHT with Suzanne Whitaker

Bring your family members and join us for a fun night of acrylic painting with Suzanne Whitaker.   Learn the basics of acrylic painting while Suzanne takes you through the process of creating this sun face. Suzanne is a muralist from Ohio and has created beautiful happy images all over the valley!  All supplies provided.  Only a willingness to try something new is required.  This is a great way to enjoy family time with young and old, and get out of the heat... while also acknowledging why we love Phoenix!

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Space is limited so reserve your spot now for this month's Family Fun Night at the Shemer!

All Levels
Thursday | 6:00-8:30 pm  | July 6, 2017 | 1 session

$15.

Price: $15.00

Date: July 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

DW-29 Painting for Children with Danielle Wood

PAINTING FOR CHILDREN with Danielle Wood

Does your child love to paint?  Help your child learn painting skills and explore the fun of a brush and color.  During this class the student will work with both chalk and oil pastels, and acrylic and watercolor paints.  Technique, expression, detail, and conceptual elements will be taught.

It will be a fun and expressive opportunity to explore various painting techniques in a variety of mediums.  The creative potential and experimentation is limitless!

Appropriate for ages 7-11.  Materials fee $10.

Monday - Wednesday | 1:00-4:00 pm  | July 10 - 12, 2017 | 3 sessions

Class fee: $105
Materials fee: $10 to be paid directly to the instructor on the first day of the class.

 

Price: $105.00

Date: July 10, 2017

Available Spaces: 8

MH-1 My Stitch: Sewing for Young People with Marla Hattabaugh

MY STITCH: SEWING FOR STUDENTS with Marla Hattabaugh

Is your young person interested in sewing but you have no time to teach them or don't know how yourself?  Help your 9-14 year old child learn the basics of hand sewing by signing them up for this fun class with expert quilter Marla Hattabaugh!

Marla will guide your young person through several projects using basic stitches and discuss design, fabrics, batting, and tools.  Students will leave class with several finished projects.

Students should bring scissors, pins, and a thimble if you have one!  Fabrics will be provided, but the student is welcome to bring their own fabric if they wish.

Appropriate for ages 9-14.

Wednesday & Thursday | 9:30am -12:30pm  | July 19-20, 2017 | 2 sessions

Class fee: $70

 

Price: $70.00

Date: July 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 8

DW-28 Teen Art: Varied Media with Danielle Wood

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TEEN ART: VARIED MEDIA with Danielle Wood

The focus of this class is to provide three days of study in a variety of mediums for students ages 12-16.  During this class students will be introduced to drawing techniques in charcoal, chalk pastels, oil pastels, watercolor painting, ceramic handbuilding, and throwing on the wheel. Technique, expression, detail, and conceptual elements will be taught.

Some art history will be introduced with artists who have excelled in each of these mediums throughout history. It will be a fun and expressive opportunity to explore artistic techniques available in a variety of mediums. The creative potential and experimentation is limitless!

Appropriate for ages 12-16.  Materials fee $20.

Monday - Wednesday | 1:00-4:00 pm  | July 31 - August 2, 2017 | 3 sessions

Class fee: $105
Materials fee: $20 to be paid directly to the instructor on the first day of the class.

 

Price: $105.00

Date: July 31, 2017

Available Spaces: 7

FF-14 Family Fun Night at Shemer with Suzanne Whitaker

FAMILY FUN NIGHT with Suzanne Whitaker

Bored?  Gather your loved ones and come over to Shemer for a fun night of acrylic painting with Suzanne Whitaker.   Learn the basics of acrylic painting while Suzanne takes you through the process of creating this magical silhouetted tree.

Suzanne is a muralist from Ohio and has created beautiful happy images all over the valley!  All supplies provided. Only a willingness to try something new is required. This is a great way to enjoy family time with young and old, and get out of the heat... While focusing on a cool image!

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Space is limited so reserve your spot now for this month's Family Fun Night at the Shemer!

All Levels 
Thursday | 6:00-8:30 pm  | August 3, 2017 | 1 session

$15.

Price: $15.00

Date: August 3, 2017

Available Spaces: 16

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