Teen Art Class

Teen Art Class

1:30 – 4:00 PM
Recommended for ages 13-18

Studio art intensive workshops for building a strong portfolio of work. Each week is devoted to a particular medium, providing students the ability to select and explore material. Professional art teachers will advise and guide students to develop their skillset, hone their studio art practice, and experiment with a multitude of materials. Students will learn how to articulate their vision and speak about artwork through one-on-one and group critique, a necessary tool for artist development. Students are encouraged to attend all sessions.

$15 per class
Members (Family/Dual & above): $10 per class
Space is limited. Pre-registration is recommended.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 21
Color Theory

Learn about aesthetic interactions of color, and basic fundamentals and advantages of using color in various media.

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Saturday, September 28
The Painter's Palette

Develop a personal palette inspired by your aesthetic and learn about color harmony, intensity, hue, space, temperature and how to apply it to your paintings.

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Saturday, October 5
Sculpting Fundamentals

Learn how to manipulate clay using sculptural techniques, including carving and molding from simple clay forms.

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Saturday, October 12
Observational Drawing

Learn tips and tricks on how to draw from life by acknowledging composition, shape, form and gradation. Use a variety of techniques and drawing materials in this foundational class.

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Saturday, October 19
Monoprints and MonoTypes

Etching, carving, and drawing transfers are just a few methods for producing a print. Discover the importance of additive and subtractive methods in this printmaking class.

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Saturday, October 26
Drawing in the Galleries

Using the museum’s exhibitions as a source of inspiration, this class will be partly conducted within the galleries. After, you will return to the studio to add wet material to your piece.

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Saturday, November 2
Understanding Composition

Learn how to strengthen basic drawing abilities and knowledge through practice, exploration and material. Investigate the principles of art and design in this class.

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Saturday, November 9
Landscape Drawing

Using the Miami landscape as source of inspiration, learn fundamental tools such as observational drawing, composition and perspective ‘en plein air’.

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Saturday, November 16
Open Studio

Use this class session as an opportunity to complete unfinished artwork with the guidance of a professional teaching artist. At the end of the class, students will participate in a group critique.

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Saturday, November 23
Final Exhibition & Formal Presentations

Discuss your creative process and exhibit artwork created this semester. Family and friends encouraged to attend.

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There are no refunds. A credit is available for cancellations made 48 hours in advance of class and can be applied to other classes, pending availability. Fees will not be returned for failure to attend without notice. The Bass reserves the right to substitute instructors without notice. The museum is not responsible for any artwork or personal items lost, stolen or left in the classrooms. All Bass programs are organized for educational purposes and offers programs and activities to everyone without regard to race, religion, national origin or sexual preference. All Bass programs follow the Miami-Dade County School District’s schedule for inclement weather. Students and parents must respect the rights of other students and staff or they will be asked to leave the class and forfeit class fees.