Fall Art Classes for Kids’ & Teens/Adults at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Telfair Museums  offers a variety of fun fall classes for kids & teens at the Jepson Center. We especially love the teens/adults classes that would be the perfect moms-and-me class to do with your teen. Check them out below.  To register for any of these classes, click here.

Kids Classes

October 4-November 8, 2012
Thursdays / 4:30-6 pm
Ages: 10–14
Member: $100, Non-Member: $125
This class is designed to help upper-elementary & middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. In Drawing II, students will focus on the figure, practicing portraiture and sketching from clothed models. Youth Drawing is a great class for students to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome!
All materials provided.

October 9-November 13, 2012
Tuesdays/4:30-6 pm
Instructor: Atsuko Smith
Ages: 6-10
Members $100, Non-members $125
Parents and kids love watercolor, in this class, we will take it to the next level by teaching best practices and wide range of possibilities in water based media. Students will explore a variety of techniques, such as: how to stretch paper, paint washes, mixed color, and more. Students will work from direct observation sketching landscape, figures, abstract mood painting, and oriental ink paintings.

TEEN/ADULT CLASSES—– The perfect Mom and Me Classes

Saturday, October 20 / 10-2 pm
Pre-registration required for 1-hr workshop
Instructor: Jonathan Poirier
Ages: Teen & Adult
Free Program through sponsorship with of City of Savannah Department of Cultural affairs
Take this rare opportunity to find out what it’s like to blow your own glass. Work with Savannah glass artist Jonathan Poirier at his Drayton Glass studio and take home your creation. This one hour class is designed to give beginners an introduction to basic glassblowing. The class will provide students ample hands on experience with classic techniques such as shaping glass, and creating basic forms. By the end of the workshop, students will have made paperweights, ornaments and vessels.

September 22 & 29, 2012
Saturdays / 10-1 pm
Instructor: Kristin Fulford
Ages: Teen & Adult
Members $160 Non-Members $180
Glass artist Kristin Fulford will offer a two-day, six hour workshop on warm glass fusing. Students will learn techniques for manipulating color and texture. Particular attention will be paid to casting, using the freeze and fuse method; reactive glass, utilizing heat and chemical reactions to create special effects; and frits and powders to create depth and texture. No previous experience in fused glass is necessary. Each student will produce 4” tiles, a bowl or plate, and a small panel.

Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, 207 W York St, Savannah GA 31401 More info here. Telfair Museums are a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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