Children’s Classes and Workshops – Spring 2018

Class Registration:
To register, you can either do so securely below, or by calling the Naperville Art League by calling 630.355.2530

Art classes are held at:

Naperville Fine Art Center
508 North Center Street
Naperville, IL 60563
630.355.2530.

HOW TO REGISTER:

For classes marked with a  means that you can register online (directly under each class), or by calling 630.355.2530 to register.

For classes not marked with a sun , please contact the Naperville Park District at 630.848.5000 during the phone—in registration period (please note that non—resident fees may be slightly higher than resident fees).


Seriously Fun Art Drop In!

Instructor:  Penny Coffman

Thursdays                     4:00 pm—5:00 pm

Grades 3-5

Drop In:  $20 or 6 sessions for $98

Register with NAL

Join us for some serious fun where elementary school students can experience art basics while stretching their imagination.  Guided lessons cover a variety of media as we create 2 and 3D artworks. Draw, paint, shape, blend, and sculpt with artist Penny Coffman. Students will try a variety of media and receive plenty of attention and encouragement. Always new projects. All supplies provided. Dress for mess.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Open Studio & Art Coach — Tweens & Teens

Instructor:  Penny Coffman

Thursdays                     5:00 pm—6:30 pm

Age Jr. High and High School

Drop In:  $20 or 6 sessions for $98

Register with NAL.

This drop in class is half-guided lesson and half open studio. One weeks lesson it might cover perspective, or design elements and another week we might cover charcoal drawing, painting mediums, value studies or colored pencil. Supplies will be provided for these lessons. The open studio time offers additional technique and personal coaching as the student works on the project of their choice. Positive feedback will be given in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Art for Two

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Wednesdays: Feb 5, Mar 12, Apr 16 9:00am—10:00 am

Fee:$12 per session                    Pre K through K

Min.5/Max.12

Register through NAL at 630.355.2530

Young artists, bring one of your favorite adults with you to explore and create in 2 and 3-D.Art explorations are set up in stations, and the art duosmove through the activities at their own pace. The focus is on creativity and a positive experience. Dress for mess. All supplies provided.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Painting After School

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Mondays:- Feb 26, Mar 5,Mar 12  4:00pm – 6:00pm

Fee: $45                        Ages: Junior High

$20 supply fee

 


Creative Painting

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Monday: Mar 5, 12, 19             6:30pm – 9:30pm

Fee: – $45                                 Ages : Teens

Supply fee $20


Funny Face Cartooning Class

Instructor:- Roger Schillerstrom

Tuesday: April 3             4:00pm- 5:30pm

Fee: Res$20/Non Res $30                       Grades 4-8

Explore how to draw cartoon face, learning about proportions, distortions and expressions.  There is no age requirement for this class. Everyone draws at their own level but the fundamentals don’t change! Drawing supplies will be provided.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Dabbler

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Thursdays:Mar15,22, Apr 5 and 12  7:00pm-9:00pm

Fee: $80                                    Ages – Teens and Adults

For the absolute beginner who thinks they might like to give art a try.  No judgement just exploration in a supportive atmosphere.  Acrylic, watercolor, pastel and drawing are some of the mediums we’ll try.  Students receive tips and techniques to boost confidence and success along with step by step instructions. There will be a supply fee $20 due at the beginning of the class payable to the teacher.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Drawing After School

Instructor:- Penny Coffman

Monday: Mar 19, Apr 2, 9                        4:00pm-5:00pm

Fee: $30                                    Grades 3-5

Min 6/Max 12

Learn and practice the basics of drawing.  Students will draw a variety of subjects with supportive step by step guidance.  Fun subject material and the opportunity to try different drawing tools make this fun for the beginner to intermediate student.  Please bring a Sketch Book 9×12 or larger.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Dynamic Drawing

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Mondays: Mar 19, Apr 2, 9        5:00pm – 6:30pm

Fee: $30                        Grades 6-8

Learn and practice the basics of drawing.  Students will draw a variety of subjects with supportive step by step guidance.  Fun subject material and the opportunity to try different drawing tools make this fun for the beginner to intermediate student.  Supply list – Sketch Book 9×12 or larger.

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Drawing for High School (Beg and Inter)

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Saturday: April 28, May 5           10:00am – 12:00pm

Fee: $35

No supply fee but bring a 9×12 or larger sketch book


Art Journaling

Instructor: Penny Coffman

Saturday; April 7, 2018     1:00pm – 5:30pm

Fee: -Res $30 /Non- Res $45    Ages 12 – 18

Whether your focus is on creating writing or creating exciting art pages, this is the perfect place to start! Use mixed media techniques to embellish and personalize your journal.  Instructor Penny Coffman offers new lessons and techniques.  Dress for mess!

A $20 supply fee is collected at the first class.

Please bring a blank sketchbook.


Cartooning: Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my!

Instructor:- Roger Schillerstrom

Tuesday: April 17                                   4:00pm – 5:30pm

Fee:- Res $20/Non Res $30         Ages 6 – 12

Learn the basics of drawing cartoon figures! Discover to develop the shapes that form an animal and break down your cartoons into simple caricatures.  A professional cartoonist with over 35 years of experience, guides you.  Supplies provided.