Online Classes for Kids & Teens

Learn to draw, color or paint with a professional artist from anywhere in the world. We offer online classes for children ages 5 and above.  These classes are designed to keep kids engaged, productive and learning in a stress free and fun environment.

 

Currently we offer Step-by-step drawing, Character drawing/cartooning for beginers,  where kids develop creativity and drawing skills. Watercolors and drawing & shading/coloring is intermediate level course to further sharpen the skills and learn more details of the objects and learn new drawing and coloring techniques. Indian Folk art is currently focusing on Madhubani paintings until the end of the spring sessions. If you do not find the class you would like to do, you can contact us to customize the class for you.

 

Note: 6 or more students are required to conduct any classes. If we cancel class due to not having enough registrations or any other reason, you'll get 100% refund. We can also customize a class, if you have a group of 6+ students.

 

10% discount for students registering for multiple sessions (Send message for the coupon code)

10% discount for the group of 3+ (Send message for the coupon code)

One discount per registration

 

Note: Please review supplies list to get things ready for the class. Please keep is mind that the amazon links provided for most of the supplies are student quality.

Available Classes

 

Cost: $60 per session (4 classes)/$96 per session for any combination for 2 classes (8 classes).

Note: Cost of combined classes are applicable with in the same session and does not apply to the school vacation week workshops. 

Spring Session I

Monday: 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19        

Wednesday: 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21

Spring Session II

Monday: 4/26,5/3, 5/10, 5/17     

Wednesday: 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19

Spring Session III

Monday: 5/24, 5/31, 6/7,6/14   

Wednesday: 5/26, 6/2, 6/9,6/16

STEP BY STEP DRAWING (Mon)

Beginner Level (Age 5 and above)

Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM EST - Monday 

Enrollment: Ongoing

Drawing is an essential activity for young children, and it has many advantages. I offer children age-appropriate fun drawings with step-by-step drawing instructions in a simple way for creating different objects. They also get the opportunity to build their creativity by building a theme in the background and uses of colors. The focus is on the drawing, and kids can do the coloring in class or at their leisure time. Drawings take 1-2 classes depends on the complexity of the object. 

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS/Cartoons (Wed)

Beginner Level (Age 5 and above)

Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM EST - Wednesday 

Enrollment: Ongoing

This class will take you through the basics of drawing a cartoon character and an animal character. We use famous TV cartoon/animated characters and funny drawings as our reference, and learn how to work on eyes, different body parts and face expressions to make it cartoon style drawing. 

The focus of the class is on the drawing, and kids can do the coloring in class after completing the drawing or at their leisure time.

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WATERCOLORS (Mon)

Beginner to Intermediate Level (Age 7 and above)

Time: 4:50 PM – 5:50 PM EST - Monday and/or Wednesday 

Enrollment: Ongoing

 

In this class you will learn different watercolor techniques to create paintings. By building up layers of paint and allowing the medium to flow, you will create a beautiful piece of art. Students will get step by step instructions for drawing and coloring for completing the artwork. It usually take multiple classes to finsh the drawing and painting. It is perfect for beginner to intermediate levels.

SKETCHING & SHADING (Wed)

Beginner to Intermediate Level (Age 7 and above)

Time: 4:50 PM – 5:50 PM EST - Monday and/or Wednesday 

Enrollment: Ongoing

 

In this class you will learn shading technique using different dry and wet coloring mediums. Students will get step by step instructions for drawing and shading for completing the artwork. It usually take multiple classes to finsh the work. It is perfect for beginner to intermediate levels.

We will use mediums including graphite and color pencils, oil pastels, watercolors and acrylic paints.

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MADHUBANI PAINTING (INDIAN FOLK ART)

All levels (Kids, Youth and Adults)

Time: Time 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST - Monday

Cost: $60 per session (4 classes)

Spring Sessions

Monday: 4/26,5/3, 5/10, 5/17 

 

The folk and tribal arts of India are very ethnic and simple, yet colorful and vibrant enough to speak volumes about the country's rich heritage. Every region in India has its own style and pattern of art, which is known as folk art, and we will be exploring them in this class. Madhubani painting (Mithila Art) is from the Mithila region of Bihar State,  and one of the many famous Indian folk art forms.  These paintings often characterized by complex geometrical patterns, people and their association with nature and the scenes, deity from the ancient epics and representing ritual content for particular occasions, including festivals, religious rituals, etc. This is an intrecrate artform, and it will take approximately 4-6 classes to complete a painting with some homework. Students will define the pace of the class.

 

Students should use watercolor paper for drawing, and acrylic paints and fine line markers/sharpies for coloring. Keep these supplies handy along with basic drawing pencil, eraser and a sharper during the class.

SCHOOL VACATION - DRAWING & PAINTING WORKSHOP

April 19 - April 23

There are 2 different levels for the  workshops - Beginner level is designed for children ages 5 -7 years and the goal is to introduce and develop a basic understanding of art in a fun environment using simple drawings and mediums, such as pencil, crayons, markers and oil pastel. Kids can experience the magic of colors and learn how to create beautiful paintings and sketches with ease.

Beginner to intermediate level is designed for children 8 & above. The themes and artwork is slightly advanced compared to the beginner level.

You can register for a week or day, whatever works best for your family. They receive step by step instructions to complete the drawing and painting in class. Classes are held from Monday to Friday using Zoom video conferencing. 

 

Beginner level (5-7 years)

Afternoon session: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Cost: $15 per class /$70 for 5 days (Monday to Friday)

Themes: Mon: Under the sea, Tues: Animals, Wed: Bugs, Thurs: Space, Fri: Landscape

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Beginner to intermediate level (8 & above)

Time: Morning Session: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Cost: $20 per class /$90 for 5 days (Monday to Friday Morning or afternoon session).

Themes: Mon: Still life, Tues: Plants, Wed: Travel, Thurs: Birds, Fri: Dream world

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

What Ages is this for?

Beginners level kids classes are great for children ages 5 and above. Beginner to intermediate level classes are more suitable for kids 7 and above.

 

What supplies are needed?

You need a laptop/desktop/iPad/Mobile device to connect to a zoom video conference in order to join the classes. Most of the classes use minimum supplies like papers and pencils for these classes, which can easily be found in most households. You'll receive instructions about how to join online classes and other details  after receiving your registration and payment.

 

Do you offer free intro classes for new students?

New students can request a free trial class by sending a message at raksha@brushandpaisley.com.

 

What if I have more than 1 kid that wants to join? 

Since my classes are over zoom. The price is per family! So if sibling(s) want to join, I’m more than happy to accomodate. My classes are also great as family activities. 

 

What if I have to miss a class?

If you know you are going to miss a class, you must notify me 48 hours ahead of time via email. There are no refunds for missed classes. But a missed class can be applied as credit for a future class.