Afterschool Classes

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

5-class session: $75 (RAM Family Members and above $67.50)

Tuesdays

Create a Mural

Have you ever wanted to paint BIG? We will have a giant wood panel for our class to design, draw, and paint a mural. This mural will be displayed in our classroom.

November 14 – December 12

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Spanish/English Artistic Fun

Esta clases es muy buena! This class is for students who know a little Spanish and are interested in picking up some more, as well as some new artistic skills. Students will hear the instructions in English and then immediately in Spanish. Study artists from around the country using different mediums.

Tuesdays, January 9 – February 6

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Snowy Folk Villages (Ages 6 – 12)

Explore winter themes through folk-art paintings of villages in the snow. Create your own 2D and 3D snowy scenes.

Tuesdays, January 9 – February 6

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Ceramics! (Ages 8+)

Create beautiful artworks out of clay. Kiln will be used to fire and glaze your creations for you to take home.

Tuesdays, February 13 – March 13

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Make Your Own Masterpieces (Ages 6 – 12)

We will experiment with clay, paint, prints, and paper to create our own masterpieces and learn about some of the many Masters in Art History.

Tuesdays, March 20 – April 24 (no class April 3)

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Wednesdays

 

First-Time Printmaking (Ages 6 – 12)

Learn to craft colorful prints of your own design to hang on your walls or turn into handmade notecards. Learn different techniques, including linocut, monotype, and etchings.

Wednesdays, January 10 – February 7

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Monster Making and Creating Plush Toys (Ages 6 – 12)

Use your imagination and bring your very own make-believe friend to “life”. We will design and build our creations using fabric and hand sew our very own creatures.

Wednesdays, February 14 – March 14

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Wendy Maruyama (Ages 6 – 12)

In this class, we will dig into Wendy Maruyama’s exhibit, learn about the Japanese internment camps, and create artworks based off of Wendy’s artwork. We will be using wood, collage, and different textiles to create sculptures.

Wednesdays, March 21 – April 25 (no class April 4)

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Thursdays – Progressive Series

Intermediate Drawing (Ages 9+)

This class will teach intermediate drawing skills, including shading, perspective, and grid drawings. Must have completed Beginning Drawing to join this class.

October 12 – November 9

 

Advanced Drawing (Ages 9+)

Use your skills from the first two classes in the series to create final artworks, including still life, landscapes, and portraits. Must have completed Beginning Drawing and Intermediate Drawing to join this class.

November 16 – December 21 (No class November 23)

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In order to start with Intermediate Painting (without Beginning Painting) or Advanced Painting (without Beginning and Intermediate Painting), you must email photos of painting samples to Art Education Director, Caryn Marsella, at cmarsella@riversideartmuseum.org for approval!

 

Beginning Painting (Ages 6 – 12)

This class will start with painting basics. We will go over supplies needed to paint and their use. Learn how to mix colors with acrylic paint, create texture with watercolor, and design a composition.

Thursdays, January 11 – February 8

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Intermediate Painting (Ages 6 – 12)

We use our acrylic and watercolor techniques learned in Beginning Painting and add new skills, including blending colors and creating value.

Thursdays, February 15 – March 15

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Advanced Painting (Ages 6 – 12)

Using the skills learned in Beginning and Intermediate Painting, students will create paintings on canvas, guided by the instructor.

Thursdays, March 22 – April 26 (no class April 5)

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