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Sunday

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Monday

4:30 PM-5:30 PM
ART: Preschool
Ages: 3-4
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ART: Preschool

This is a class for artists 3-4 years old. CLASS STRUCTURE Every project is based on a different children's book. Each class is broken into four components: Story time, drawing, coloring, and crafting. After reading a children's book, students are taught how to decompose the characters in the book into the 5 elements of shape and redraw them. Drawing helps students retain information about the subject 8 times faster and longer. All artwork is retained by the teacher and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. Crafts go home with the student each week. BENEFITS The structure and lessons of this class encourage visual perception and hand-eye coordination. Other benefits we have noticed in the past include improved handwriting, fine-motor skills, shape recognition, and confidence. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects and books. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Ages: None
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay

Tuesday

4:30 PM-6:00 PM
ART: Fundamentals of Art II
Ages: 8-10
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I
Ages: 4-7
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CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I

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CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I

This class is for students 4-7 years old seeking to learn how to sculpt ceramic pieces. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Once 8 years old, students may either continue learning and improving hand-building techniques or join a wheel-throwing class. This will allow them time to master the skills taught. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate
Ages: None
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior
Ages: 10+
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ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior

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ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior

This course is a life-based drawing class that focuses on learning the different elements of shading, proportion, and composition. Students will explore techniques using graphite, blending tools, and charcoal to bring three dimensionality to their work. The course is designed to teach the students how to train their eye to see a three dimensional still life and draw the subject using line, space, and depth to elevate their work into realism. Classes range from Introduction - Intermediate - Advanced Graphites. Intermediate Graphites teaches students how to draw proportionately while introducing depth into their work like foreground, midground, and background. Classes are an hour and a half long once a week. Classes are an hour long once a week. The average duration for a student in this class is based on their own work and how well they are able to grasp techniques taught. With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects.

Media: Graphite

Wednesday

4:30 PM-5:30 PM
ART: Art Basics I
Ages: 6-9
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ART: Art Basics I

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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

Thursday

4:30 PM-5:30 PM
ART: Getting Ready II
Ages: 4-6
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ART: Getting Ready II

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ART: Getting Ready II

This class is for advanced students 4-6 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Getting Ready I or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

Friday

5:00 PM-6:00 PM
ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior
Ages: 6-18
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior

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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students about body anatomy, facial expressions, as well as techniques on coloring. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Pencil, Ink & Marker

Saturday

9:30 AM-10:30 AM
ART: Getting Ready I
Ages: 4-6
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ART: Getting Ready I

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ART: Getting Ready I

This class is for beginner students 4-6 years old. PRE-REQUISITES No prior experience is required, but the Preschool Monart class is often beneficial. CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Ages: None
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
ART: Art Basics I
Ages: 6-9
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ART: Art Basics I

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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
ART: Advanced Art I
Ages: 10-12
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ART: Advanced Art I

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ART: Advanced Art I

This class is for beginner students 10-12 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Fundamentals of Art II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 10 or older or Fundamentals of Art II and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media on different platform including paper, canvas, printmaking, and more. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw via drawing, painting, printmaking and more. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for two full calendar years (eight consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior
Ages: 13-18
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior

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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students how to create their own original characters, and how to develop their own manga style. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Mixed
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners
Ages: None
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FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners

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FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners

This beginning class will build your sewing skills with step-by-step projects. With assistance from your instructors lear to cut, sew, and finish in a professional manner. Learn the fashion industry pattern and sewing terms. Additionally it will give you an understanding of fabric and what to buy for your projects. Tuition cover the cost of all material needed to complete the projects. Each class is 1.5 hours long once a week.

Media: Mixed
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Ages: None
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
ART: Fundamentals of Art II
Ages: 8-10
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
ART: Oil Painting
Ages: None
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ART: Oil Painting

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ART: Oil Painting

This course will teach students the basics of creating artwork with oil paints on canvases. Depending on complexity, students may take 1-2 weeks to complete a canvas. This course teaches the painting techniques needed in oil painting. Drawing is minimal or none at all. Oil paints pair w ith oil mediums for the painting process. As such the process needs a lot of patience and perseverance.

Media: Oil
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate
Ages: None
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed

Sunday

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ART: Advanced Art I

Ages: 10-12
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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ART: Advanced Art I

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This class is for beginner students 10-12 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Fundamentals of Art II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 10 or older or Fundamentals of Art II and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media on different platform including paper, canvas, printmaking, and more. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw via drawing, painting, printmaking and more. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for two full calendar years (eight consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Art Basics I

Ages: 6-9
Wednesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
Ages: 6-9
Saturday
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Fundamentals of Art II

Ages: 8-10
Tuesday
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
Ages: 8-10
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Getting Ready I

Ages: 4-6
Saturday
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
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ART: Getting Ready I

This class is for beginner students 4-6 years old. PRE-REQUISITES No prior experience is required, but the Preschool Monart class is often beneficial. CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Getting Ready II

Ages: 4-6
Thursday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Getting Ready II

This class is for advanced students 4-6 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Getting Ready I or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior

Ages: 10+
Tuesday
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
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ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior

This course is a life-based drawing class that focuses on learning the different elements of shading, proportion, and composition. Students will explore techniques using graphite, blending tools, and charcoal to bring three dimensionality to their work. The course is designed to teach the students how to train their eye to see a three dimensional still life and draw the subject using line, space, and depth to elevate their work into realism. Classes range from Introduction - Intermediate - Advanced Graphites. Intermediate Graphites teaches students how to draw proportionately while introducing depth into their work like foreground, midground, and background. Classes are an hour and a half long once a week. Classes are an hour long once a week. The average duration for a student in this class is based on their own work and how well they are able to grasp techniques taught. With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects.

Media: Graphite

ART: Oil Painting

Ages: None
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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ART: Oil Painting

This course will teach students the basics of creating artwork with oil paints on canvases. Depending on complexity, students may take 1-2 weeks to complete a canvas. This course teaches the painting techniques needed in oil painting. Drawing is minimal or none at all. Oil paints pair w ith oil mediums for the painting process. As such the process needs a lot of patience and perseverance.

Media: Oil

ART: Preschool

Ages: 3-4
Monday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Preschool

This is a class for artists 3-4 years old. CLASS STRUCTURE Every project is based on a different children's book. Each class is broken into four components: Story time, drawing, coloring, and crafting. After reading a children's book, students are taught how to decompose the characters in the book into the 5 elements of shape and redraw them. Drawing helps students retain information about the subject 8 times faster and longer. All artwork is retained by the teacher and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. Crafts go home with the student each week. BENEFITS The structure and lessons of this class encourage visual perception and hand-eye coordination. Other benefits we have noticed in the past include improved handwriting, fine-motor skills, shape recognition, and confidence. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects and books. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior

Ages: 6-18
Friday
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students about body anatomy, facial expressions, as well as techniques on coloring. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Pencil, Ink & Marker

ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior

Ages: 13-18
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students how to create their own original characters, and how to develop their own manga style. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Mixed

CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I

Ages: 4-7
Tuesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I

This class is for students 4-7 years old seeking to learn how to sculpt ceramic pieces. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Once 8 years old, students may either continue learning and improving hand-building techniques or join a wheel-throwing class. This will allow them time to master the skills taught. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay

CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

Ages: None
Monday
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
Ages: None
Saturday
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
Ages: None
Saturday
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay

FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Ages: None
Tuesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed
Ages: None
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed

FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners

Ages: None
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners

This beginning class will build your sewing skills with step-by-step projects. With assistance from your instructors lear to cut, sew, and finish in a professional manner. Learn the fashion industry pattern and sewing terms. Additionally it will give you an understanding of fabric and what to buy for your projects. Tuition cover the cost of all material needed to complete the projects. Each class is 1.5 hours long once a week.

Media: Mixed

0-85 Years Old

CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Monday
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate
Tuesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed
CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Saturday
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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FASHION: Kids Runway Couture - Beginners

This beginning class will build your sewing skills with step-by-step projects. With assistance from your instructors lear to cut, sew, and finish in a professional manner. Learn the fashion industry pattern and sewing terms. Additionally it will give you an understanding of fabric and what to buy for your projects. Tuition cover the cost of all material needed to complete the projects. Each class is 1.5 hours long once a week.

Media: Mixed
CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting
Saturday
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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CERAMICS: Wheel Throwing, Hand Building & Sculpting

This class is for students 13+ years old and adults seeking to learn how to grow and/ or continue all their skills in ceramics. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay
ART: Oil Painting
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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ART: Oil Painting

This course will teach students the basics of creating artwork with oil paints on canvases. Depending on complexity, students may take 1-2 weeks to complete a canvas. This course teaches the painting techniques needed in oil painting. Drawing is minimal or none at all. Oil paints pair w ith oil mediums for the painting process. As such the process needs a lot of patience and perseverance.

Media: Oil
FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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FASHION: Fashion Couture - Intermediate

Students wanting to enroll for this course must know how to sew and must know how to work with a pattern. Build on your sewing skills. Advance into garment creation. Tuition will cover the cost of any material used by students to fix their garments. This class is 1.5 hours

Media: Mixed

3-4 Years Old

ART: Preschool
Monday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Preschool

This is a class for artists 3-4 years old. CLASS STRUCTURE Every project is based on a different children's book. Each class is broken into four components: Story time, drawing, coloring, and crafting. After reading a children's book, students are taught how to decompose the characters in the book into the 5 elements of shape and redraw them. Drawing helps students retain information about the subject 8 times faster and longer. All artwork is retained by the teacher and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. Crafts go home with the student each week. BENEFITS The structure and lessons of this class encourage visual perception and hand-eye coordination. Other benefits we have noticed in the past include improved handwriting, fine-motor skills, shape recognition, and confidence. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects and books. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

4-7 Years Old

CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I
Tuesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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CERAMICS: Hand Building & Sculpting I

This class is for students 4-7 years old seeking to learn how to sculpt ceramic pieces. STRUCTURE OF CLASS This class teaches the basis of ceramic hand building techniques like pinch pots, coiling, and slab method. The first 10 classes of a term are dedicated to hand-building pieces. Each ceramic piece takes 2 -3 weeks to dry. Once dry, it is fired in a kiln to a bisque bisque state. Once bisque fired, pieces are returned to students, who will paint and glaze them using different finishing techniques including dipping, painting, and sgraffito. The pieces will dry for a day and then undergo a final firing. COLLECTION OF PIECES All ceramics must be collected once glaze and final fired. Parents and students will be notified via email if a piece is uncollected for three weeks. After four weeks, unclaimed pieces will be discarded. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Once 8 years old, students may either continue learning and improving hand-building techniques or join a wheel-throwing class. This will allow them time to master the skills taught. TUITION The tuition covers the cost of clay, glazes, and firing.

Media: Clay

4-6 Years Old

ART: Getting Ready II
Thursday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Getting Ready II

This class is for advanced students 4-6 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Getting Ready I or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
ART: Getting Ready I
Saturday
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
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ART: Getting Ready I

This class is for beginner students 4-6 years old. PRE-REQUISITES No prior experience is required, but the Preschool Monart class is often beneficial. CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Getting Ready II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

6-9 Years Old

ART: Art Basics I
Wednesday
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
ART: Art Basics I
Saturday
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
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ART: Art Basics I

This class is for beginner students 6-8 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Getting Ready II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 6 or older or Getting Ready II or director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is one hour long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Getting Ready II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Art Basics II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

6-18 Years Old

ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior
Friday
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Junior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students about body anatomy, facial expressions, as well as techniques on coloring. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Pencil, Ink & Marker

8-10 Years Old

ART: Fundamentals of Art II
Tuesday
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed
ART: Fundamentals of Art II
Saturday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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ART: Fundamentals of Art II

This class is for advanced students 8-10 years old who demonstrate consistent strength in their drawing and coloring skills. PRE-REQUISITES Fundamentals of Art I and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art I. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for a full calendar year (four consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art I, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

10-12 Years Old

ART: Advanced Art I
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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ART: Advanced Art I

This class is for beginner students 10-12 years old, as well as for students graduating from the Fundamentals of Art II program. PRE-REQUISITES Age 10 or older or Fundamentals of Art II and/or Director's approval CLASS STRUCTURE Each class is 90 minutes long, and starts with a 5-minute skill exercise. Then, students are introduced to the subject, followed by the drawing and coloring component. The projects in this class are significantly more difficult and detail-oriented than the projects in Fundamentals of Art II. The subject and coloring media varies each week in Monart's progressive curriculum. Students follow the progressive curriculum set by the Monart School. Topics include 2-dimensional materials, 3-dimensional objects, human form, perspective, proportion, color theory, as well as techniques in how to color using various art media on different platform including paper, canvas, printmaking, and more. All artwork is retained by the teacher, and returned at the end of the term in a bound portfolio. BENEFITS The skill exercise at the beginning of class changes each term. It is intended to fine tune an important art skill (e.g., shading, drawing hands, pencil pressure). Students will learn to use the 5 elements of shape to decompose creatures from nature and objects from their world into simple shapes they can redraw via drawing, painting, printmaking and more. TIMELINE OF ADVANCEMENT Students are expected to stay in the class for two full calendar years (eight consecutive semesters). Each term features brand new projects. Advancing to the next level, Advanced Art II, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teacher's supervision.

Media: Mixed

10-75 Years Old

ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior
Tuesday
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
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ART: Graphites & Life Drawing Senior

This course is a life-based drawing class that focuses on learning the different elements of shading, proportion, and composition. Students will explore techniques using graphite, blending tools, and charcoal to bring three dimensionality to their work. The course is designed to teach the students how to train their eye to see a three dimensional still life and draw the subject using line, space, and depth to elevate their work into realism. Classes range from Introduction - Intermediate - Advanced Graphites. Intermediate Graphites teaches students how to draw proportionately while introducing depth into their work like foreground, midground, and background. Classes are an hour and a half long once a week. Classes are an hour long once a week. The average duration for a student in this class is based on their own work and how well they are able to grasp techniques taught. With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects.

Media: Graphite

13-18 Years Old

ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior
Saturday
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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ART: Traditional Manga Animation, Senior

Students will draw manga characters in more dynamic poses, perspectives, and backgrounds. This course will teach students how to create their own original characters, and how to develop their own manga style. All artwork will be retained by the teacher, to structure their individual portfolio. They will receive their portfolio on the last day of the term. Class levels depend on students ability/skill. The average duration for a student in this class is a year (4 terms). With every term come a series of new projects. We never repeat our projects. Advancing to the next level, Digital Manga, is based on how well the student is able to do the projects under the teachers supervision.

Media: Mixed

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