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Spring Term for Teens



Children's Book Ilustrations

Time: 4:30-6:30

Price: $199 + $25 materials fee


This class will include reviews of best selling children's books to decipher what makes them successful. We will learn elements of storyline, pagination, character development and design, front cover and back cover design. Students will both write and illustrate their own children's book.

Instructor: Shelley Young.

Materials included, though $25 material fee applies.​​

April 18 - June 20

Chalkboard Painting

Time: 4:30-6:30

Price: $199


Learn how to make fun and fantastic artwork on chalkboards! Students will learn to use decorative and stylistic lettering and illustration using unique materials.

Instructor: David Costa

A materials fee will apply. 

April 17 - June 19


Figure Drawing

Time: 9:30-12:30

Price: $299 + $36 fee

12 Weeks Only

Figure drawing is the benchmark of observational drawing. Learn to interpret the human form through emphasis on muscle and bone structure.  An additional model fee of $36 applies. This class is open to both teens and adults.

Instructors: Shelley Young and Bruce Robertson. Materials not included.

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April 7 - June 30

Anatomical Sculpture

Time: 9:30-12:30
Price: $299
12 Weeks Only

Ever wanted to learn how to sculpt people? We will focus on skeletal and musculature in both oil- and water-based clay. All experience levels welcome!

Instructor: Heidi Somsen. Materials provided in class at a additional fee.This will cover clay and other items necessary to the class.

April 7 - June 30

VAI offers many options for teens, whatever their passion. Find the right one for you!

Spring Term: April 16 - June 30


Portrait Painting

Time: 4:30-6:30

Price: $199

Students- using oil paints- will learn to start and finish detailed portraits, exploring color, gesture, proportion and more. Students will learn to develop the background and tie in color harmonies. Please come prepared with gessoed boards every week.

Instructor: Shelley Young.

Materials not included.

April 19 - June 21