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Art Discovery   1 hour class (available only during school year)  Thursdays: 10:30-11:30am         
 Ages: 3-5   This is a drop-off class.                                                                        
 Cost: Equal installments of $100 (materials & snack included in tuition fee)
 This class provides a basic introduction to art as a way of self-expression for preschoolers. Students explore art materials and develop foundational  drawing and painting skills through many art processes. Individual creativity is nurtured while developing fine motor coordination. Students will use tempera, colored pencils, watercolor, pastel, crayons, and fabric, clay, wood.

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Draw! Paint! Sculpt!  2-hour class (sign up for either school-year or Summer session) Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Appropriate for ages 4-10
Cost: Equal installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition feeSummer Session flat fee of $250 (June 24-Aug 26th)
 This is a multi-age sibling class. All mediums explored, and multiple art processes. Students learn the basic elements of art: line, value, shape, space, perspective, color theory, etc. Plenty of practice in drawing and painting!

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Homeschool Art Class   2-hour class  -  offered only during school year.  
Tuesdays:       (ages 8-13) Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesdays:  (ages 4 - 7) Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm              
Cost: Equal monthly installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition fee)

Yes, you can draw! Children in this class will begin with basic drawing and painting skills.  We will discuss the elements of shape and quality of line and do many drawing exercises to practice overlapping, shading techniques, and sketching. Students will have opportunities to draw from life to learn how to really "see" contours and shapes in their subjects.Students will gain confidence and skill in using colored pencils, pastels, and charcoal. Observation drawing and composition is emphasized.  Sketchbooks are provided. In the Tuesday class for older children and young teens, more advanced practice and techniques are explored. Individual style and design principles are discussed and emphasized.

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Intro to Art  1.5 hour class  (offered only during school year)   Thursdays 10:00-11:30am
Ages: 4-5 Cost: Equal monthly installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition fee)             

In this age group, children are generally assigning people, places, and things to the marks they make. It is a time when wonderful stories abound and lengthy descriptions of their drawings are shared! In this class, children will be exposed to the basic art elements, such as: tone, space, shape color, quality of line, as a way of self-expression. The students will view and discuss the work of old and modern artists, and be shown new approaches in the way in which they use media (pencil, marker, pastels, tempera, & watercolor). Students will have lots of creative fun as they explore collage and make clay and found objects sculptures.

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Junior Class    2-hour class  (available school-year and summer)  Wednesdays 5:00 - 7:00 pm                            
Ages: 4 - 8 
Cost: Equal monthly installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition fee) Summer Session flat fee of $250 (June 28th -Aug 23rd)

The Junior class is designed for children between the ages of 5-9. Great choice for multi-age siblings! This class builds on the foundations taught in the beginning class and focuses on enhancing previous skills and furthering knowledge of the art elements by applying color, texture, perspective, and shading to their artworks. Students will use tempera, acrylic, soft pastel, oil pastel, colored pencil, watercolor, and modeling clay. All students receive a sketchbook in which they are required to complete weekly art assignments.

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Intermediate I Level    2-hour class
Ages: 7-12
Tuesdays   5:00 - 7:00 pm  (offered only during school year)
Thursdays  5:00 - 7:00 pm  (offered year round)   
​Cost: Equal monthly installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition fee)

This class continues to build on skills taught in the Junior class. Students in this class focus on refining drawing and painting techniques, composition, shading, art styles, and mediums. Students learn about the Principles of Design and discuss the work of the masters. Advanced concepts are introduced, including radial symmetry, Notan, optical illusion, foreshortening, and color mixing. Students begin to work independently using acrylic, watercolor, pastel, sculpting clay, and charcoal. Students learn to sketch and journal their ideas in a sketchbook and have required weekly assignments to be completed by the next class.

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Intermediate II Level   2-hour class (offered year round)  Fridays 5:00 - 7:00 pm 

Cost: Equal monthly installments of $120 (materials & snack included in tuition fee) Summer Session flat fee of $250 (June 30th -Aug 25th)

In this class, students continue to refine their drawing and painting skill, concentrating on techniques in oil, acrylic, chalk pastel, oil pastel, watercolor, and colored pencils. Students select their own mediums and work from graphics, still-life set-ups and local landscape. Emphasis is on individual style and mastery of mediums. Observation practice is emphasized; organization of the elements, composition, and discussion is a major aspect of this fun class! Portraiture and gesture are emphasized. Students keep artistic journals and learn how to respond to art. 


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Following is a listing of Edgemoor Art Studio's class descriptions. Every child develops at his or her own pace, and as such some of the class age groups may overlap in order to benefit and encourage students at all skill levels. At Edgemoor Art Studio, the child’s individual creative process is nurtured and a “can do” attitude is emphasized in every class and age group. Please click the tab button, "Schedule" above, for an At-a-Glance Class Schedule Chart and Semester Schedule listing dates and class times. 




ART CLASS DESCRIPTIONS