CLASSES FOR TEENS

SD Studios  224 N. Elmwood Oak Park IL sandradawson@comcast.net


STUDIO WILL OPEN TO 6 PARTICIPANTS AT A TIME STARTING JULY 1st

Studio Guidelines for Covid Phase 3:
Students, and I must wear a mask in the building.
Social distancing will be enforced. (tables and materials are organized for ample distance between students)
All classes will be one hour in length.
Class sizes will be limited to no more than 6.
Students and I must hand santitize before and after class.
All tools, materials and tables will be sanitized with bleach between classes.


ALL CLASSES ARE ONGOING:  THAT MEANS THAT YOU CAN REGISTER ANYTIME AND CANCEL ANYTIME!


BEGINNING DRAWING AND PAINTING     Agest 8-14  

NEW CLASS STARTS JULY 3   Register now!

Thursdays 3:30-4:30

Students have the option of  virtual or studio class (6 student limit)

$25.00 Virtual
$30.00 Studio   $25.00 material fee

This class will cover all the basics:  materials, tools, techniques.  everything you need to know to get started in drawing and painting. Class structure will be divided into: quick excersies, techniqcal sketches and process painting.  Individual expression is encouraged and daily lessons combine exploration with experimentation while working both technically and intuitivly.

We will work from photo references, still lifes, reproductions of other artworks, and the mirror using graphite, charcoal, pen, and various paints including watercolor, quash, acrylic. This class will teach step-by-step essentials. Your kids will begin to feel more confident and competent finding their personal vision and artistic voice.

Attendance and Payment:

Payment is due by the 1st of every month, or the first class of every month if paid by check or cash. (Parents are not charged for classes which fall upon a holiday).

If given 24 hours notice prior to an absence, parents will be given credit which will be deducted from the following cycle.
Or preferably the students can make up the class in one of the other classes.

Payment options include: Chase Quickpay/Zelle, Check, (made out to Sandra Dawson) or Cash.
If you prefer paying through PayPal, please include an additional $2.00 for the PayPal fee which is deducted.

Want a Trial Class?
The studio offers a trial class for $30.00.    sandradawson@comcast.net

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DRAWING PAINTING AND MORE   Ages 10-16

Teens have the option of  virtual or studio class (6 student limit)
TUESDAYS 3:30-4:30 

or

WEDNESDAYS 3:30-4:30
$25.00 Virtual
$30.00 Studio   $25.00 material fee

Your teens will explore various drawing and painting styles while learning techniques to build on and improve their skills. Design elements and principles are implemented with excercies each class and interwoven into main projects. Students will gain knowledge about artists throughout history, genres and styles while building their own unique visual language. Students are instructed by a professional artist and art teacher of 30 years. Students will learn how to use different tools and techniques in their work, while building on their portfolio.

Students generally focus on one style, medium or technique or experiment with mixed media. Methods and technqiues are taught daily your teens engage in the process. Art techniques stretch across all medias, watercolor, ink, colored pencil and pastel.

Themes are suggested or emergent based, determined by discussions, inspiration and individual interests. Students will be taught how to work independantly with guidance, suggestions and group critiques. Personal expression and freedom to explore is valued and promoted. Class is ongoing, students can register anytime and for as long as they wish. I encourage all of you to buy sketchbooks and basic drawing tools for your kids so they can draw outside of class as much as possible.

Attendance and Payment:
Payment is due by the 1st of every month, or the first class of every month if paid by check or cash. (Parents are not charged for classes which fall upon a holiday).

If given 24 hours notice prior to an absence, parents will be given credit which will be deducted from the following cycle.
Or preferably the students can make up the class in one of the other classes.

Payment options include: Chase Quickpay/Zelle, Check, (made out to Sandra Dawson) or Cash.
If you prefer paying through PayPal, please include an additional $2.00 for the PayPal fee which is deducted.


SATURDAY TEEN CLASS will resume when teens return to school

Studio Class Saturdays 10:30-11:30
$25.00 Virtual
$30.00 Studio   $25.00 material fee

Your teens will explore various drawing and painting styles while learning techniques to build on and improve their skills. Design elements and principles are implemented with excercies each class and interwoven into main projects. Students will gain knowledge about artists throughout history, genres and styles while building their own unique visual language. Students are instructed by a professional artist and art teacher of 30 years. Students will learn how to use different tools and techniques in their work, while building on their portfolio.

Students generally focus on one style, medium or technique or experiment with mixed media.  Methods and technqiues are taught daily your teens engage in the process. Art techniques stretch across all medias, watercolor, ink, colored pencil and pastel.

Themes are suggested or emergent based, determined by discussions, inspiration and individual interests. Students will be taught how to work independantly with guidance, suggestions and group critiques. Personal expression and freedom to explore is valued and promoted. Class is ongoing, students can register anytime and for as long as they wish.  I encourage all of you to buy sketchbooks and basic drawing tools for your kids so they can draw outside of class as much as possible.

Attendance and Payment:
Payment is due by the 1st of every month, or the first class of every month if paid by check or cash.  (Parents are not charged for classes which fall upon a holiday).

If given 24 hours notice prior to an absence, parents will be given credit which will be deducted from the following cycle.
Or preferably the students can make up the class in one of the other classes.

Payment options include: Chase Quickpay/Zelle, Check, (made out to Sandra Dawson) or Cash.
If you prefer paying through PayPal, please include an additional $2.00 for the PayPal fee which is deducted.

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PRIVATE and SEMI-PRIVATE CLASSES FOR TEENS

contact me at sandradawson@comcast.net for setting up dates and times at your convenience.

What to expect:

– Personalized lessons geared towards your interests from a professional artist and art teacher of 25 years.

– learn at your own level. All levels of students are welcome.

– Choose your area of interest, medium and style and develop technical skills.

– Work at your own pace with guided instruction.

– Broaden your horizon of drawing and painting, multi media, art history, design and craft with one-on-one instruction

CLASS FEES, DATES AND TIMES:

You may register any time for private lessons

Private Lessons: $60.00 per class.  Material fee $25.00

Semi Private Lessons:

(2-5 Students) $35.00 per student per class Material fee $25.00 per student

Attendance and Payment:
Payment is due by the 1st of every month, or the first class of every month if paid by check or cash.  (Parents are not charged for classes which fall upon a holiday).

If given 24 hours notice prior to an absence, parents will be given credit which will be deducted from the following cycle.
Or preferably the students can make up the class in one of the other classes.

Payment options include: Chase Quickpay/Zelle, Check, (made out to Sandra Dawson) or Cash.
If you prefer paying through PayPal, please include an additional $2.00 for the PayPal fee which is deducted.