Teen Studio – Art Classes

Expand your creativity and artistic awareness, build your own portfolio for college, or simply spend time with peers and professional artists through these studio classes related to VMFA’s world-renowned collection. Enrollment is limited in order to provide individual instruction and accommodations for teenagers of all skill levels. Register online or phone 804.340.1405.

 


[TE6] Sculpture: Stone Carving

Wednesdays, Mar 2, 9, & 16, 5 – 7 pm | Pauley Center Studios
Dan Kaczka
Ages 13 – 17 | Discover the basics in stone carving tools and techniques to create a small-scale soapstone sculpture inspired by master artists.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[TE7] Painting: Techniques in Oil

Wednesdays, Apr 6, 13, & 20, 5 – 7 pm | Pauley Center Studios
Kendra Wadsworth
Ages 13 – 17 | Improve your skill and confidence by exploring new artistic styles and techniques for painting with oils on canvas.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[TE8] Digital: Graphic Design

Wednesdays, May 4, 11, & 18, 5 – 7 pm | Pauley Center Computer Lab
VMFA Staff
Ages 13 – 17 | Experiment with Adobe Photoshop Pro and Illustrator tools to design a unique marketing brand or personalized graphics.
$60 (VMFA members $54)


[TD6] Drawing: Focus on Faces

Fri, Feb 12, 5 – 6:30 pm | Art Education Center
Cheryl Dillard
Ages 13 – 17 | Study facial features while focusing on aspects of shading and proportion.
$10 (VMFA members $8)


[TD7] Drawing: Monotype Prints

Fri, Mar 11, 5 – 6:30 pm | Art Education Center
Cheryl Dillard
Ages 13 – 17 | Create colorful monoprints by drawing on inked plates and applying to paper. Focus on elements such as line, color, and contrast.
$10 (VMFA members $8)


[TD8] Drawing: Values in Art

Fri, Apr 8, 5 – 6:30 pm | Art Education Center
Cheryl Dillard
Ages 13 – 17 | Explore a variety of ways to create value, including pressure control, tinting and shading, and blending complementary colors.
$10 (VMFA members $8)


[TD9] Drawing: A Closer Look

Fri, May 13, 5 – 6:30 pm | Art Education Center
Cheryl Dillard
Ages 13 – 17 | Focus on capturing details and textures to create realistic effects in large-scale drawings of natural objects like seashells or feathers.
$10 (VMFA members $8)


[TS9] Design: Stained Glass

Sat, Mar 19, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center
Angele Fernandez
Ages 13 – 17 | Discover basic glass cutting, filing, and soldering techniques to create illuminated stained glass pieces.
$25 (VMFA members $22)


[TS10] Fashion: Fun with Felt

Sat, Apr 23, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center
Lindsay Durrette
Ages 13 – 17 | Enjoy working with soft, colorful wool to create fun fashion accessories.
$25 (VMFA members $22)


[TS11] Animation: Crash Course

Sat, May 14, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center
Anh Do
Ages 13 – 17 | Learn how drawings can be brought to life through character illustration and experimentation with stop-motion animation techniques.
$25 (VMFA members $22)


[TS12] Design: Intro to Metalsmithing

Sat, May 21, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center
Angele Fernandez
Ages 13 – 17 | Find out how to use basic metalsmithing methods and tools to design fashionable jewelry or other trendy accessories for men or women.
$25 (VMFA members $22)