Art Classes

Class Descriptions and Tuition

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Tuition

$240.00 per 8 week session. If you want to try a class, you may pay for one class ($30). We accept cash or check only. No drop-ins, please call first to enroll. See a class that has already started, but still want to join? It’s ok, we pro-rate!

Specialty class prices: Toddler ($15/class), Family Art Day ($20/class), Girl/Boy Scout Art Badge ($20/class).

Hidden Talent Art Studio offers art classes for kids as young as 18 months to adults of all ages. Our goal as art instructors is to teach the fundamentals of fine art to help students build the technical skills they need by using traditional methods. At the same time, we encourage self-expression which fosters decision-making skills, imagination, and self-confidence.

Class Descriptions

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Toddler (age 18 months-4.5 years old): 1 hour
A class designed for students aged 18 months to 4 years with their attending parent/guardian. A hands-on class with several tables of exciting projects allowing toddlers to explore textures, fun materials, and get creative! Fosters fine motor skills, decision-making and social-emotional opportunities.
Pre-Kindergarten (Age 3 1/2 - 5): 1 hour class
Students explore a variety of fine art materials and learn the basics of art while gaining observation skills in shape and proportion. This age group explores their world through their senses, and the art experience is more about the process than final product. This class lays the foundation for advanced classes as well as fosters students with their fine motor skills.
Art Introduction (Age 5-8): 1 hour class
Students gain observation skills and fine art vocabulary while exploring their creative side and learning about the 7 elements of art (line, shape, form, color, space, texture, and value) using traditional techniques and methods.
Art Essentials (Age 8-12): 1 hour class
Intermediate approaches to fine art, where students gain skills in shading, form, perspective, and composition. This class delves deeper into the seven elements of art and focuses on the 7 principles of design such as balance, unity, emphasis, pattern, etc.
Homeschool Art Class (Ages 5-12): 1 hour class
This class combines “Art Introduction” with “Art Essentials” lessons due to the wider age range so that siblings and friends of homeschool groups can attend the same class, while each student receives the appropriate attention based on their age and skill level.
Jr. Advanced (Age 13-15)
Students work independently with guidance from teacher to create work of art with in-depth meaning. Each project will last 2-3 weeks and will combine an element of art and principal of design. We will go over thumbnail sketches and composition.
Advanced Art (16+)
Designed for students with previous art experience. Students will work independently. The teacher will give assignments and guidelines to follow for each project. Composition and critiques will be discussed.
Parent and Child
A class designed for a parent and child to explore a variety of different mediums. Projects are discussed and decided on as a group.
Beginning Adult
A step-by-step class for beginning students. All types of fine art media will be discussed and explored, using traditional techniques and methods.
Advanced Adult
Open Studio. Students work on their own with use of our materials and minimal teacher guidance.