Center for Community Arts offers art classes for our homeschool community during the school year! Our classes build your student’s creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking through visual and performing arts education. Professional teaching artists lead every class in such disciplines as ceramics, drawing, painting, music and digital media and photography.
Clay for Homeschoolers (Ages 5 to 16 Years)
Mondays, 8:30am to 10:30am
Your hands are the two best clay tools in the world. Come see what you can learn to make. Cups, bowls, boxes, people, animals, bookends, houses, cars, signs, dinosaurs, miniature scenes, and lots more. Learn all the techniques to make your ideas work, plus a variety of decorative and glaze finishes. Flexibility in projects and assistance for students with different needs.
Let it Go! Singing for Homeschoolers (Ages 5 to 11 Years)
Mondays, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This is a music appreciation class emphasizing vocal development and learning vocal technique, vocal range and breath control. Students will be exposed to different composers, various genres and styles of music. Have confidence when singing. Most important, have fun singing as a group!
Introduction to Digital Photography for Homeschooler (Ages 8 to 16 Years)
Mondays, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
This digital photography class will introduce students to photography as an art form. Students will learn the ins and outs of digital camera controls and how to use them to create proper exposures. This class will cover a technical foundation, such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, and composition, and break into basic editing skills using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Students will have the opportunity to practice concepts learned in class with weekly in-class shooting exercises. After 10 weeks, students will emerge with a small digital portfolio and a set of printed photographs created using an Epson Stylus Pro Inkjet printer.Homeschool Acoustic Guitar (Ages 7 to 16 Years)
Wednesdays, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Aspirations to learn acoustic guitar? Dreams of becoming a songwriter? In acoustic beginners, we will learn the fundamentals of guitar and improve your finger dexterity while exploring strumming patterns and learning some classic acoustic songs. We will study how the guitar works and learn its use in an ensemble. Playing and singing is welcome! All you'll need is your guitar and a pick to get started.
Homeschool Mixed Media (Ages 5 to 16 Years)
Thursdays, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Work with a variety of fine art media and learn new painting and drawing techniques! Paint and draw live animals, explore 2d media, printmaking, weaving, sewing, and object making. A great place to meet fellow homeschoolers and make new friends!Acrylic & Oil Painting Studio for Homeschoolers (Ages 8 to 12 Years)
Fridays, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
For students who have had some painting experience and are interested in learning to paint with oil paint (water-based) and/or further explore acrylic paint. Color mixing, light, form, texture and composition will be explored. $10 Supply fee due at first class.