Classes for Ages 7-11 & 9 - 13

In our classes for ages 7-11 & 9-13, we strive to support students' in developing artistic skill, voice, and individual creativity. Be sure to check out our TEEN Classes for more options for ages 13+, and POTTERY classes (ages 8+), listed on a different page.


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Tinkerers Club!

Month-long Specialty Workshops

  • Ages 7 - 11

  • Thursdays 3:30 - 4:45pm

  • $105 + $9 materials fee per 4-week class

Couldn't get into your favorite Summer Camp, or hungry for more? Check out our new month-long specialty classes. Join us for one month or sign up for several. During each 4-week session, we will focus on a specific theme or topic. This fall kicks off with some of our most popular Summer Camp topics, and not-to-be-missed fun! Join us for a full month of slime making & playing followed by an amazing dollhouse building experience! Check back soon for additional monthly class details. 


Tinkerers Club: Slime & Potions!

  • August 29th - September 19th

  • $105 + $9 materials fee

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Join us for a month full of slime making, potions mixing, and and all around silliness in the studio! Students will also go home with plenty of slime (in sealed containers!), a slime tray, and lots of ideas for continued play at home. (Materials note: we will use a 3 ingredient slime recipe: glue, water, and liquid starch. We’ll also use materials like shaving cream, baking soda, vinegar, and cornstarch for potions play. Please reach out if you have any additional questions about materials!)


Tinkerers Club: Dollhouse!

  • September 26th - October 17th

  • $105 + $40 materials fee

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Take home your very own heirloom quality dollhouse at the end of this very special session at Tinker! After receiving your wooden dollhouse on the first day, each day will include planning, building, painting, and creating an amazing complete dollhouse set! Add wallpaper, build furniture, light fixtures, rugs, and virtually anything you can imagine. A set of peg people will complete the dollhouse, ready to move in and party in their new home (and at yours) for years to come!

Meet the Instructor: Heather Pfeifer-Edwards

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Acrylic & Watercolor Painting

  • Ages 9 - 13

  • Mondays 5:00 - 6:15pm

  • August 26th - October 14th

  • No class September 2nd

  • $185 + $18 materials fee

Build a foundation in painting with the diverse media of acrylics and the delicate techniques of watercolor during this fun 7-week class. Working on both canvas and paper, students will learn techniques such as color mixing, brush strokes, and how to set up their own compositions. We will be creating a variety of paintings during this course which culminates in an independent study painting of each student's choice.

Please note that this class is appropriate to take for the first time, or continue on from a previous session as we’ll make all new projects this Fall!  

Meet the Instructors: Jeanne Hougen & Julia Zuniga*

*Jeanne is teaching a month-long plein air painting workshop in Italy this fall! Jeanne and Julia will both teach classes during our fall session of Acrylic & Watercolor Painting.

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Foundations in Realistic Drawing

  • Ages 9 - 13

  • Thursdays 4:15 - 5:30pm

  • August 29th - October 17th

  • $210 + $18 materials fee

Join us as we explore the exciting world of learning to draw realistically! Using media such as pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, sumi ink and oil pastel, students will learn techniques, tips and tricks for realistically rendering the world around them. Building upon various art works, this class will culminate in an independent project of each student's choosing.

Please note that this class is appropriate to take for the first time, or continue on from a previous session as we’ll make all new projects this Fall!  

Meet the instructor: Julia Zuniga


Cancellation Policy: 

  • A minimum of 4 students must be enrolled in order for class to be held. We will notify you if your class might not run due to low enrollment.

  • Payment is due in full at time of registration. The Materials Fee is a non-refundable deposit. In the event of a cancellation, tuition will be refunded up to 10 days prior to the start of class. Within 10 days of the class start date, class tuition is non-refundable.