Session: Weeks of Oct 23, 30 / Nov 6, 13, 27 / Dec 4 (not Thanksgiving Week)
Classes for Novato Studio
Most classes are offered for the full 6-week session.
Click on class title for details.
Play Date – Ages 1.5 to 5
Available Mondays 10:00 am – Noon
Donation based fee / pay what you can / registration required
Exploration, sensory experiences, social interactions for mom and toddler. Not a teacher-led experience, but a child-led experience. No instruction and not a structured class.
Art Explorers – Art School 4 Mini’s (toddlers)
Wednesdays 10:00 – 10:45 am
An exploratory, creative, hands on, fun, first art class. Sensory exploration in art creativity in your toddler. Dress for messy.
Child with assistant (Mom, Dad or a helper) a must for this class.
Art + Science STEAM! – Ages jk/K
Mondays 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Explosions, bubbling paint, biology, astronomy, and physics are all a part of this age appropriate class! Students will begin to explore how science and art work hand-in-hand and that most scientists have to understand art.
Kindies Sewing Class – Kindergarten and tk – Private class
Tuesdays 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Great after school class for a calming and relaxing learning. Sewing instills design thinking while also creating a learner that gains step-by-step tools through patience and perseverance.
Mixed Media – Ages 4 to 6
Fridays 3:30 – 4:30 pm
This is a very fun and inventive class. Mixed Media Madness is a time for students to explore while discovering how paint, drawing, clay, fabric, and recycled materials can be used together.
Clay + Play – Ages 4 to 7 – semi-private class
Wednesdays 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Our young students will even get a chance to learn how to throw on a potters wheel. Learning traditional clay techniques such as slab construction, coiling methods, sculpture, and pinch pot.
Make + Takes – combining craft and art – Ages 6-9
Thursdays 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Working with photography, clay, mosaics, printmaking, t-shirt design, fabric, wood, jewelry creations, weaving, and more. Each student will begin to find their creative voice when executing contemporary ways of thinking and working as a craftsman.
Clay, Ceramics + Pottery – Ages 6 to 10 – semi-private sessions
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:00 pm
We will take students from just learning about clay, to creating amazing art works from clay. Mid fire earthenware is used at S4A to create works that have strength and are food safe.
Art + History Session – Ages 7 to 10
Thursdays 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Upcoming and historical artists explored through drawing, painting, sculpting, and mixed media. From throwing paint at large canvas, building tall sculptures with clay and found pieces, graffiti art using non-toxic spray paint, and mural making, every class will be wildly wonderful.
Crochet Class – Ages 7+ (we welcome adult learners too)
Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Creating creatures, blankets, or holiday fun, you will gain the techniques needed to instill the love of crocheting. Join us in the craft movement! Perfect class for some family creating time.
Drawing + Illustration – Ages 8 to 14 – Semi-private class
Mondays 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Pencils, graphite, crayons, charcoal, pastels, pen and ink, markers, paint, mixed media work will be continued through a variety of assignments. Problem solving, ideation, and technical skill development gained.
Wheel throwing + Pottery – Ages 9 to 14 – Private sessions
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Throwing on the wheel is exciting and a skill that is the ultimate in ceramic work. Mid fire earthenware is used at S4A to create works that have strength and are food safe.
Portfolio + Teens – Preteen to 15 – Private class
Mondays 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Students wanting to improve their fine art skills, those intrigued and have never taken an art class, or for those that want to build work for portfolios (high school and beyond), taught on a VERY individual basis.
Homeschool Art Class
Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm
We celebrate diversity and individualism through process oriented art making. Students will choose what they would like to learn more about in acrylic painting, oil painting, mosaics, sculpture, drawing, cartooning, animation, and mixed media.
Family Art Class!
Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 pm
Each week will be a different project that you and your kids can create together. Come and join us for some amazing bonding, creating, fun, and an art project that will forever be a memory. Each project is teacher instructed.
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Phone: (415) 596-5546