Online Classes for Kids & Teens

With the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) now affecting educational institutions around the world, we are offering online classes for children ages 5 and above.  These classes are designed to keep kids engaged, productive and learning while they’re home from school.

 

Classes are held from Monday to Friday, with multiple class options each day. You can choose individual classes or sign up for the whole week. You can enroll your children for classes each week by using the Weekly Registration Form. Last day for these classes is Friday, June 19th, we'll be starting summer session on June 22nd.

 

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Available Classes

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STEP BY STEP DRAWING (45 minutes)

Time: 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM 

Monday-Friday

Cost: $48 per Week, or $12 per class

Drawing is an essential activity for young children, and it has many advantages. We are offering children age-appropriate drawing materials and step-by-step drawing instructions in a simple way for creating different objects using graphite pencils. They will learn a new object in each class , and expected to complete the drawing. They can choose to color them after class hours (optional).

 

BASICS OF SKETCHING & SHADING (45 minutes)

Time: 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Monday-Friday

Cost: $48 per Week, or $12 per class

Drawing learning is the foundation of art and the background of learning all of the painting techniques. In this class, we’ll provide step by step instruction to give the sketching tips you need to get started. We start the sketching with some simple shapes like a cylinder, sphere, cube, or circle and ways to use these shapes and skills to enhance your art. We learn the impact of light and shade them with graphite pencils. Some complex drawings take 2 classes to finshing the sketching and shading.

 

Madhubani Painting (45 minutes)

Time: 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday-Friday

Cost: $48 per Week

Madhubani painting is one of the many famous Indian folk art forms. As it is practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar and Nepal, it is called Mithila or Madhubani art. Often characterized by complex geometrical patterns, these paintings are known for representing ritual content for particular occasions, including festivals, religious rituals, etc. 

 

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

 

Madhubani paintings are intricate, and students also get homework assignments with directions to follow. Because it typically takes multiple days for a drawing to complete, only weekly classes are permitted. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

What Ages is this for?

Kids classes are great for children ages 5 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?

I have been been offering “Free Community Online Art Classes on Mondays” for children ages 5 and above for past 4 weeks and planning to run the program until end of school year. This is a small token of appreciation and showing my gratitude for the community we are living in.

 

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.