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After-School Creativity for Young Artists

at the Banana Factory Arts Center

January 15, 2019 | Written by Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager

A creative education in your kids’ formative years can have a lifetime of impact. Classes for kids, pre-teens and teens at The Banana Factory can have the positive impacts on emotional development, thinking capability, reducing stress, boosting problem solving and much more. Plus, these after-school classes are a super fun way to end their day! Check out our list of weekday classes for young artists and supplement their regular education…

Exploring Art (Ages 5-7)– Starts Friday, 1/18 – Buy Tickets

Students will use mixed media and a variety of techniques to create their own unique artwork. Creativity is encouraged as kids dive into painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and tie-dye sessions! Open to ages 5-7, all materials are included.


Exploring Art (Ages 8-12) – Starts Friday, 1/18 – Buy Tickets

Students will use mixed media and a variety of techniques to create their own unique artwork. Creativity is encouraged as kids dive into painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and tie-dye sessions!


Digital Photography for Pre-Teens – Starts Friday, 1/18 – Buy Tickets

Get your cameras ready! Students will explore their surroundings through the digital camera lens. Each week will focus on a different camera function and photography technique, including basic camera functions and composition, shutter, aperture, program and manual settings, depth of field and exposure.


Screen Printing For Teens – Starts Thursday, 1/24 – Buy Tickets

Young artists learn how to combine art materials in a new form of expression. Students will explore aspects of collage, 3D form, mono-print making, drawing, fiber art and sculpture within one project.


Digital Illustration for Teens – Starts Tuesday, 2/12 – Buy Tickets

Use iPad Pros to create digital paintings, composites and vector graphics! Using the app ProCreate, will be taught, with themed projects given. Designed with the young artist in mind, Pre-Teen after-school offerings build foundational skills, stretch creative limits, teach new techniques or refine existing skills.


Digital Photography for Teens – Starts Wednesday, 2/27 – Buy Tickets

Get your cameras ready! Students will explore their surroundings through the digital camera lens. Each week will focus on a different camera function and photography technique, including basic camera functions and composition, shutter, aperture, program and manual settings, depth of field and exposure.


Screen Priting for Pre-Teens – Starts Thursdsay, 2/28 – Buy Tickets

In this class young artists learn how to combine art materials in a new form of expression. Students will explore aspects of collage, 3D form, mono-print making, drawing, fiber art and sculpture within one project. Each student’s work will be different.

We have weekend classes for young artists, too! See the full list of upcoming classes for kids, pre-teens and teens by CLICKING HERE!

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