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FALL 2018 KIDS ART CLASSES

 

Online Registration for our Fall 2018 classes here!

 

 

SIBLING FRIENDLY CLASSES:

***All materials and supplies are included in our classes***

Sibling friendly classes are the same as our afterschool classes, but offered during the school day allowing families to have all of their children in one class for their convenience. These classes are ideal for families who homeschool. Class participants only please.

The Chartreuse Muse Art School is a certified vendor for Connecting Waters, Great Valley Academy, Hart Ransom, Hickman and Keyes to Learning Charter Schools.

 

 

PINTSIZED PICASSOS: $50 PER MONTH:

An introduction to art; incorporating drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Mommies (Dads or Grands) & their little ones will enjoy and cherish this time together.

Class meets weekly. This class requires a chaperone for each student.

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

PINTSIZED PICASSOS: Pre K –K:

Tuesdays: 10:00am-11:00am

September: 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25

October: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23

November: 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27

December: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

 

 

SIBLING CREATIVE CLAY: $48 PER MONTH:

Creative Clay introduces students to the wonder of clay, exploring various hand building and glazing techniques. Students will create decorative and functional projects that are low fire and food safe. Students build the projects during the first class of the month, projects are fired between classes; and students glaze their projects during the second class of the month.

This class is sibling friendly, allowing families to keep siblings in one class for their convenience.

Students MUST attend the 1st class day of each month in order to participate in the 2nd class.

This class will be held in our clay studio!

Instructor: Keira Henderson

Sibling Clay: K-6th Grade. Alternating Wednesdays, 1:00pm- 2:00pm

September: 9/5 & 9/19

October: 10/3 & 10/17

November: *10/31 & 11/14

December:  *11/28 & 12/12

 

 

SIBLING ART ADVENTURES: $60 PER MONTH:

Art Adventures introduces students to The Elements of Art (line, color, shape, form, value, texture, space) while exploring how master artists throughout history used these elements in their artworks. Students will tap into their creativity using a variety of art materials and acquiring skills that will last a lifetime. This class is sibling friendly, allowing families to keep siblings in one class for their convenience.

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

Sibling Art Adventures: K-6th Grade. Tuesdays, 1:00pm- 2:00pm

September: 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25

October: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23

November: *10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20

December: *11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

 

 

SIBLING FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING:  $60 PER MONTH

Students will learn fundamental drawing techniques to create representational & imaginative drawings of various subject matter. Students will explore different drawing techniques in a range of media to create interesting and successful drawings. Graphite, charcoal, conté crayon, ink and pastels will be used.

This class is sibling friendly, allowing families to keep siblings in one class for their convenience.

Instructor:  Diana Isho

Sibling Fundamentals of Drawing : K-3rd grade: Thursdays, 1:00pm- 2:00pm

September: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27

October: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

November: 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29 *no class 11/22

December: 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

 

 

AFTER  SCHOOL CLASSES:

***All materials and supplies are included in our classes***

 

 

***NEW CLASS****FANTASY ART & DESIGN: $68 PER MONTH

Explore the aspects of Fantasy Art, including the successful design of the elements that support an illustration such as costumes, props and architecture.  Creature and human character design though posing and integration into the composition will also be explored. Students will gain increased proficiency in painting, drawing and illustration techniques relevant to creating their own fantasy drawings, paintings and comic book art, as well as designing 3D maquettes and sculptures.

Fantasy Art & Design 4th-10th grade:  Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Instructor: Diana Isho

September: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26

October: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24

November:  *10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21

December: *11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

 

 

ART ADVENTURES:  $60 PER MONTH

Art Adventures introduces students to The Elements of Art (line, color, shape, form, value, texture, space) while exploring how master artists throughout history used these elements in their artworks. Students will tap into their creativity using a variety of art materials and acquiring skills that will last a lifetime.

Instructor: Kolaya Wilson

Art Adventures I: K-3rd grade: Tuesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Art Adventures II: 4th-8th grade: Tuesdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm

September: 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25

October: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23

November: *10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20

December: *11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

 

 

CREATIVE CLAY:  $48 PER MONTH

Creative Clay introduces students to the wonder of clay, exploring various hand building and glazing techniques. Students will create decorative and functional projects that are low fire and food safe. Students build the projects during the first class of the month, projects are fired between classes; and students glaze their projects during the second class of the month.

Students MUST attend the 1st class day of each month in order to participate in the 2nd class.

This class will be held in our clay studio!

Instructor: Keira Henderson

Creative Clay I: K-3rd grade: Alternating Wednesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Creative Clay II: 4th-8th grade: Alternating Wednesdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm

September: 9/5 & 9/19

October: 10/3 & 10/17

November: *10/31 & 11/14

December:  *11/28 & 12/12

 

 

TEEN CLAY- POTTERY:  $60  PER MONTH

Teen Clay lets students explore more advanced clay building and glazing techniques in order to create more elaborate and dynamic projects.

Students MUST attend 1st class day each month in order to participate in the 2nd class.

This class will be held in our clay studio!

Instructor: Keira Henderson

Teen Clay: 8th-12th grade: Alternating Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Alternating Wednesdays

September: 9/12 & 9/26

October: 10/10 & 10/24

November: 11/7 & 11/21

December: 12/5 & 12/19

 

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING:   $60 PER MONTH

Students will learn fundamental drawing techniques to create representational & imaginative drawings of various subject matter. Students will explore different drawing techniques in a range of media to create interesting and successful drawings. Graphite, charcoal, conté crayon, ink and pastels will be used.

Instructor: Diana Isho

Fundamentals of Drawing I: K-3rd grade: Thursdays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Fundamentals of Drawing II: 4th-8th grade: Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm

September: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27

October: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

November: 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29

December: 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

 

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF PAINTING: $68 PER MONTH:

Students will explore various painting techniques, acquiring fundamental skills to help them with painting objects, landscapes and people to achieve their desired aesthetic. This class will also cover the Elements of Art and color theory.

Instructor: Fumiko Amano-Caine

Fundamentals of Painting: 6th -12th grade: Fridays, 5:00pm-6:00pm

September: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28

October: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

November: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30

December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21

 

 

STUDIO ART:   $84 PER MONTH

Studio Art is an in-depth studio experience. Designed to empower teen artists by engaging their creativity and building their skills, students are introduced to a variety of styles and techniques, so that they can grow their individual style, while building on fundamental and technical skills.

Students will explore a wide variety of media including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture inspired by a master artist or a movement in art, focusing on the Elements of Art and Principals of Design.

Instructor: Taylor Bergthold

Studio Art: 6th-12th grade:  Mondays, 4:00pm-5:30pm

September: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1

October: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

November: 11/5, 11/19, 11/26

December: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

 

 

ADVANCED STUDIO ART:  $120 PER MONTH

This class is designed for the student who would benefit from a longer class to create more elaborate projects with advanced materials. This class meets concurrently with Studio Art.

Instructor: Taylor Bergthold

Advanced Studio Art:  9th-12th grade:  Mondays, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Students must take at least one semester of Studio Art prior to enrolling in Advanced Studio

September: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1

October: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

November: 11/5, 11/19, 11/26

December: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

 

 

NIHON NO BUNKA (Japanese Art & Culture):  $60 PER MONTH

Students will learn Japanese culture, including some language while creating Japanese art such as origami, anime, Sumi-E ink painting and more.

Instructor: Fumiko Amano-Caine

Nihon no Bunka: 4th-10th grade:  Fridays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

September: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28

October: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

November: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30

December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21

 

Gallery

CURRENT SHOW

July & August

EMERGENCE –

a group exhibit of new & emerging artists

 

 

 

 

About

The Chartreuse Muse opened its doors as a contemporary gallery in Modesto in 2002. In September of 2007, The Muse moved to its new location at 918 10th Street, right across from the Gallo Center and into the heart of downtown Modesto. The Muse offers works in a wide range of media from talented local and regional artists. Whether your interest is painting, ceramics, glass work, photography, metalwork, or handcrafted jewelry, you’ll find unique artwork with a modern sensibility at The Muse.

 

The Chartreuse Muse is also an Art School. Muse teachers as well as visiting guest artists offer a curriculum to suit all interests, for students from preschool through adult age. All skill levels are welcome. Click on “Art School” above for information about current course offerings.

 

In 2017 The Muse added the Clay Studio, a fully equipped studio dedicated solely to the clay arts, including potters wheels, slab roller, wet cabinet, kiln and more. Offering  classes and studio use for artists and hobbyists this new creative space is designed to inspire.

ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Click HERE to sign up for classes and workshops

MIXED MEDIA: CREATIVE EXPLORATIONS

Join us in an artistic exploration of mixed media materials.
Learn how to create rich, layered backgrounds using paints, pastels & collage. Draw everyday objects in a simplified form, and add stamped letters,symbols & other elements to create a dynamic background. Once you’ve created a focal point, you’ll learn how to finish your pieces with doodled details and dimensional elements. Whether you’re new to creating or a seasoned mixed media artist, you’ll enjoy this playful and experimental way of approaching art.

Wednesdays 6:00pm- 8:00pm

Instructor: Diana Isho

September: 9/19, 9/26

October: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24

$150 PER SIX WEEK SESSION – all materials and supplies included.
*students may wish to bring or purchase specific materials not included in the class.

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING-                         September/ October Session

You’ve seen it in the movies, now learn how to do it yourself! In this introductory class, learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Wedging, centering, pulling, lifting and trimming are demonstrated, and basic surface decoration techniques are also explored. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel

Adult level clay class with an introduction to wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This class is intended for beginners, or those just wanting a refresher course. All materials & firings included.

Students in this class must be at least 16 years old.

Saturdays 10am-12n
Class Dates:

September:  9/22, 9/29

October: 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27

$200 PER SIX WEEK SESSION – all materials, clay, glazes and firings included, as well as use of clay studio during open studio hours
 
Instructor: Rachael Payne
CALL 209-522-0935 for more information or to register

WHEEL THROWING NIGHT CLASS                     September/ October Session

You’ve seen it in the movies, now learn how to do it yourself! In this introductory class, learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Wedging, centering, pulling, lifting and trimming are demonstrated, and basic surface decoration techniques are also explored. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel
All materials & firings included.
Students in this class must be at least 16 years old.
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm
Class Dates:

September: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26

October: 10/3, 10/10

$200 PER SIX WEEK SESSION – all materials, clay, glazes and firings included, as well as use of clay studio during open studio hours
 
Instructor: Rachael Payne
CALL 209-522-0935 for more information or to register

Contact

Say Hello:

TheMuse@TheChartreuseMuse.com

209-522-0935

Gallery Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 12n-4pm

Third Thursday Artwalk 10am-9pm

 

Clay Studio:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 12n-4pm

*4pm-8pm available with pre-paid reservation call 209.522.0935