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Classes

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—  Classes  —

Offering classes for beginners and advanced students!
Updated for the year of 2018.

Welcome to The Magpie Class List!
Classes offered below are separated into two times/age groups and by month. Search by category in the search bar.

 
 

DECEMBER - 2018


 
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PRINTMAKING — Winter Theme
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $30*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2DjxV27

AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $40*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2qJihFv
Tuesdays (4, 11, 18)

Snow covered hills, Christmas trees, hot chocolate and snowflakes, oh my! In this class we will be making and printing 2 projects!

 

$18 (Teen/Adult class) Materials deposit.
$8 (Young Adult class) Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.

 

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BOOKMAKING – Intro to Bookmaking
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $30*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2OG3Z2a

AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $40*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2OG9CNU
Wednesday (5, 12, 19)

Welcome to the ancient art of bookmaking! A type of art nearly as old as the written word, and that intersects sewing, design, and printmaking. For the Teen/Adult class we will be making 2 projects and the Young Adult class will be making 3. Get ready for some colorful, inventive fun!

 

$10 Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.
**For the Teen/Adult class, please bring a small brick or ball of natural beeswax.

 

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COMICS I Intro to Comics
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2DhThg5
Thursdays (6, 13, 20, 27)

In this class we will apply drawing knowledge to the comic world. Learn to exaggerate, develop a style, apply comic tools, and have a good time! You will learn the history of comics and the relevance of it today and learn to use traditional media.

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.


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ART ANATOMY — Drawing I
AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $65*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2DB6QIG
Thursdays (6, 13, 20, 27, Jan. 3, 10)

Art Anatomy is a drawing class, teaching the basics and techniques to further your drawing ability. For a true beginner or those getting back into the groove!

You will need a large newsprint pad.
$12 Estimated materials cost.
$20 Materials deposit (for paper)
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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COMICS II Guts and Gears
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2FiOkGt
Fridays (7, 14, 21, 28)

In this class we will continue building on what we learned in Intro to Comics. We will dive more in depth into the comic/graphic novel as a vehicle for storytelling. Through multiple exercises and with the use of traditional materials, we will cover comic vocabulary, the structure of a comic and how you can customize it to work for you and your style of storytelling, telling time in images, and understanding when and why you use certain frame shots (Close ups, establishing shots, inserts, etc.). But mostly, of course, this class is about having fun and learning more about comics!

 

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.

 

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STILL LIFE DRAWING
AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2qLtNQF
Fridays (7, 14, 21, 28)

This drawing class, allows anyone to practice their drawing skills through dedication to two still lives in this four day class. As well as being a space to come in relax, and practice, you will be under the guidance of the tutor who will be on hand to give individualized suggestions and critique, showing you techniques to further your drawing ability. For a true beginner or those getting back into the groove!

You will need a large newsprint pad.
$12 Estimated materials cost.
$20 Materials deposit (for paper)
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


CRAFTY CREATIONS
ALL AGES (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) - $15*
*Materials ARE included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2z1R8lV
Saturdays (1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Every Saturday of each month, there will be two fun structured activities for parents/grandparents and their kiddies as well as teens! The classes are Open Door, meaning you can arrive and start your project at any point in the 10AM-3PM class time. Register with the link above!

$15 – Includes materials deposit.


JANUARY

 
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MIXED MEDIA - Critter Hut - CANCELED
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) – $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2OCcIlX
Tuesdays (8, 15, 22, 29)

Let’s have some fun! In this class, we will be using our imagination to create a house. It can be a Faery house, a toad hut, reptile hide-away, tiny bird house, etc. For decoration or for use in a dry environment. We will use a variety of media (found wood pieces, clay, yarn, paint, cardboard, paper, etc.) to create a single fantastic Critter Hut!

$10 Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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PRINTMAKING — Independent Projects
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 14 and up (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) – $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2RiIdrz
Tuesdays (8, 15, 22, 29)

For this class each student will choose the size and subject/theme for their project. It can be a Thank You card, Birthday card, or any arty topic. It can be a standard 4x6 for a card or large custom size like 16x24, etc. We will go over types of block printing (single color, reduction, or multiple blocks) so that the student can choose which method to use. We will also briefly go over art eras of printing for inspiration: Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau, Vienna Secession, Art Deco, and Bauhaus. Join us for this exciting class!

$18 Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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BOOKMAKING – Intro to Bookmaking - CANCELED
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2TbrAuT

AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2PoGhN0
Wednesday (9, 16, 23, 30)

Welcome to the ancient art of bookmaking! A type of art nearly as old as the written word, and that intersects sewing, design, and printmaking.
For the Teen/Adult class we will be making 2 projects and the Young Adult class will be making 3. Get ready for some colorful, inventive fun!


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COMICS I Intro to Comics
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2RDfbCe
Thursdays (10, 17, 24, 31)

In this class we will apply drawing knowledge to the comic world. Learn to exaggerate, develop a style, apply comic tools, and have a good time! You will learn the history of comics and the relevance of it today and learn to use traditional media.

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.


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The Goblin Boy (Age Chart) - Morgan Krepky

COMICS – Story & Characters
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 14 and up - (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) - $65*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2sduF1i
Thursdays (10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14)

Primarily a writing course, this class focuses on story and character development. You will learn tools for creating stories that will be useful to you into college. You will have access to a computer if you do not have one at home for research and typing up your homework before and
after class.

You will need a sketchbook, iPad/Laptop/Cellphone with web capability, and a college-ruled notebook.
$14 Estimated materials cost.


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COMICS II Guts and Gears
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2SLZwOo
Fridays (11, 18, 25, Feb. 1)

In this class we will continue building on what we learned in Intro to Comics. We will dive more in depth into the comic/graphic novel as a vehicle for storytelling. Through multiple exercises and with the use of traditional materials, we will cover comic vocabulary, the structure of a comic and how you can customize it to work for you and your style of storytelling, telling time in images, and understanding when and why you
use certain frame shots (Close ups, establishing shots, inserts, etc.).
But mostly, of course, this class is about having fun and learning more about comics!

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.


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STILL LIFE DRAWING
AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2RG89wE
Fridays (11, 18, 25, Feb. 1)

This drawing class, allows anyone to practice their drawing skills through dedication to two still lives in this four day class. As well as being a space to come in relax, and practice, you will be under the guidance of the tutor who will be on hand to give individualized suggestions and critique, showing you techniques to further your drawing ability. For a true beginner or those getting back into the groove!

You will need a large newsprint pad.
$12 Estimated materials cost.
$20 Materials deposit (for paper)
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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ART ANATOMY — Drawing II - CANCELED
AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $65
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2Pow6YV
Friday (4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8)

Prepare to draw! Art Anatomy II is the next installment of the fundamentals drawing class, teaching the basics and techniques to further your drawing ability. For a true beginner or those getting back into the groove! Art Anatomy I is strongly recommended (but not necessary) as a prerequisite.

You will need a newsprint pad.
$12 Estimated materials cost.
$20 Materials deposit (for paper)

Bring cash/card or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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CRAFTY CREATIONS
ALL AGES (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) - $15*
*Materials ARE included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2Q46TCJ
Saturdays (5, 12, 19, 26)

Every Saturday of each month, there will be two fun structured activities for parents/grandparents and their kiddies as well as teens! The classes are Open Door, meaning you can arrive and start your project at any point in the 10AM-3PM class time. Register with the link above!

$15 – Includes materials deposit.


FEBRUARY

 
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MIXED MEDIA - Clay Figurine
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) – $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2DF9Kd5
Tuesdays (12, 19, 26, Mar. 5)

Let’s have some fun! In this class, we will be using our imagination to create a doll, or figurine. It can be a Faery, a toad, goblin, bird, etc. We will draw our creation first, and then use a variety of media (clay, yarn, paint, fabric, paper, etc.) to create a single fantastic creature!

$10 Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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PRINTMAKING — Independent Projects
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 14 and up (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) – $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2FPdc7k
Tuesdays (5, 12, 19, 26)

For this class each student will choose the size and subject/theme for their project. It can be a Thank You card, Birthday card, or any arty topic. It can be a standard 4x6 for a card or large custom size like 16x24, etc. We will go over types of block printing (single color, reduction, or multiple blocks) so that the student can choose which method to use. We will also briefly go over art eras of printing for inspiration: Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau, Vienna Secession, Art Deco, and Bauhaus. Join us for this exciting class!

$18 Materials deposit.
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


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COMICS I Intro to Comics
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2DraiUW
Thursdays (7, 14, 21, 28)

In this class we will apply drawing knowledge to the comic world. Learn to exaggerate, develop a style, apply comic tools, and have a good time! You will learn the history of comics and the relevance of it today and learn to use traditional media.

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.


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COMICS II Guts and Gears
AVAILABLE TO SIGN UP NOW!
AGES 9 to 13 (4 - 5pm) - $35*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2UWNeDt
Fridays (15, 22, Mar. 1, 8)

In this class we will continue building on what we learned in Intro to Comics. We will dive more in depth into the comic/graphic novel as a vehicle for storytelling. Through multiple exercises and with the use of traditional materials, we will cover comic vocabulary, the structure of a comic and how you can customize it to work for you and your style of storytelling, telling time in images, and understanding when and why you
use certain frame shots (Close ups, establishing shots, inserts, etc.).
But mostly, of course, this class is about having fun and learning more about comics!

You will need to bring a sketchbook, a pad of 11x17 bristol paper and one 0.1 Micron drawing pen, and one 0.5 Micron drawing pen.
$22.97 Estimated materials cost.


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STILL LIFE DRAWING
AGES 14 and up (5:30 - 7:30pm) - $45*
*Materials not included in class price.
To register and pay: https://bit.ly/2RaOGQo
Saturdays (2, 9, 16, 23)

This drawing class, allows anyone to practice their drawing skills through dedication to two still lives in this four day class. As well as being a space to come in relax, and practice, you will be under the guidance of the tutor who will be on hand to give individualized suggestions and critique, showing you techniques to further your drawing ability. For a true beginner or those getting back into the groove!

You will need a large newsprint pad.
$12 Estimated materials cost.
$20 Materials deposit (for paper)
*Bring card/cash or check to first day of class for the materials deposit.


UPCOMING CLASSES

 

Language Dictionary for The Prince of Kydar series - M.K.

Language Dictionary for The Prince of Kydar series - M.K.

COMICS – Character & World Design
AVAILABLE SOON! 
AGES 14 AND OLDER - 6 days
This is a research heavy course. Explore The Magpie’s large research library and digital art archive.
Get ready to be inspired!
*Materials not included in class price.


TPK Comic published through Lulu.com - Morgan Krepky

TPK Comic published through Lulu.com - Morgan Krepky

COMICS – Publish Your Comic!
AVAILABLE SOON!
ALL AGES
We will work on creating and then publishing your very own comic through this course.
For beginners and advanced! Parents welcome!
$15 – Includes materials deposit


Zoren Kydar block - Morgan Krepky

Zoren Kydar block - Morgan Krepky

PRINTMAKING — Advanced
AVAILABLE SOON!
AGES 14 and up

*Materials not included in class price.



SKETCHING — Sketch the World Around You
AVAILABLE THIS SUMMER - 2019
AGES 14 and up
Learn to exercise those brain muscles and draw what you see!
*Materials not included in class price.


SKETCHING II — Capturing Motion
AVAILABLE THIS SUMMER - 2019
AGES 14 and up
Learn how to see and capture motion!
*Materials not included in class price.