Category Archives: Elementary Art

Winter Art Classes 2012


Click here to download a printable version of our Winter Art Classes 2012.

*Please note drop in fee is $35 per class.




FALL CLASSES AT L’Atelier 5 Studio

Children’s Afterschool Program 

MONDAYS:   9/12 – 12/12

Meet the Masters  3:45 – 4:45      Young artists create work based on the media and techniques of artists from different eras.  Explore Monet’s Impressionistic brushstrokes, Matisse’s bold colors, Pollock’s paint-dripping techniques and more.  K-4

A Course of a Different Color 5-6pm             Let imagination and creativity run wild as kids explore with paint, collage, sculpture, printmaking and more.    Weekly activities are designed to develop perceptual and expressive skills.   A variety of materials and techniques will be explored.  K-4

TUESDAYS:   9/13 – 12/13


at Ross Upper School  4-5pm

Kids helping kids through ART!

Dates vary, find out more:

Registration required – FREE!

Drawing & Painting for Grades 5 – 8 

Tuesday evenings:  6:30 – 8pm

Working with pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor and acrylics, draw and paint from observation and improve technical skills.  Emphasis is on fundamental principles such as line, shape, form, color, composition, perspective and more.  This class is for avid young artists.

WEDNESDAYS: 9/14 – 12/14

Drawing & Painting  3:45-4:45pm Working with pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor and acrylics, draw and paint from observation and improve technical skills.  Emphasis is on fundamental principles.  For avid young artists.

Sculpture & Pottery             5-6pm                   Introduce your child to the joy of working with clay. Beginning with sculptural projects, courses progress to more advanced techniques.Emphasis is on fundamental principles such as line, shape, form, color, composition, perspective and more. This class is for avid young artists.  $25 material fee.

THURSDAYS:  9/15 – 12/15

WHAM!        3:45 – 4:45 pm Encourage your child’s love of storytelling and sense of humor with these great classes devoted to the expressive power of cartooning.  Develop characters, storyboards and narratives.  Perfect for the comic book or Manga lover.   K-4

Gourmet Kids     5-6pm    Young chefs get in the kitchen to begin to read and create simple recipes, learn measurement skills and kitchen safety.  Simple, seasonal recipes will inspire us to create  our own handmade, illustrated cookbooks.  Bring your aprons!  Ages 8 & up

FRIDAYS:  9/16 – 12/16

Art Around the World    3:45 – 4:45    Take an adventure around the globe.   Your child will explore styles and techniques from diverse cultures and time periods, such as South African house creations, Moroccan textiles and Chinese paper lanterns. Each week, students “travel” from country to country, building an extensive global visual vocabulary. Grades K-4

Simple Sewing & Fiber Arts   5-6pm, Ages 8 & up*    This class is designed to teach the basics of sewing and embroidery while creating simple objects.  It focuses on fiber as well:  Weaving, felting and wearable arts.

SATURDAYS:  9/24 – 12/3 ,  Saturday Art Adventures     9:30-11am   Every other Saturday morning, just a little bit longer than usual to get your creative groove on.  Children are encouraged to express themselves, emphasizing creativity and experimentation through age-appropriate projects, themes and skills. A variety of materials and techniques will be explored, including watercolor, tempera, mixed media, fiber, clay, cray-pas, as well as methods in printmaking.  K-8 divided by age in the studio.                  6 classes/ $225

$375 for the 15 week class session, payment plans are available.

beginning Monday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Dec. 16

Bus may be available from Southampton Elementary for early class.*  

Please call to register at 631.259.3898  

L’Atelier 5 Studio     1391 North Sea Road, Southampton          631.259.3898                  

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Winter Classes! Warm up with us!


Join us for some creative magic this winter!

See below or download a copy of our winter classes in the studio starting next week!

Children’s Classes

Meet the Masters

Mondays,   1/10 – 2/28,  4-5pm

Children will meet a different artist each week, explore their contributions to the world of art and be inspired to create works in a variety of media.

Grades K-4     8 classes / $200

Clay:  The “Glass” Menagerie

Tuesdays 1/11 – 3/1, 4-5pm

Students will work independently with to create a menagerie of animals out of clay.  Clay sculpture and function throughout history will be discussed, as well as the significance of animals and their symbolism in different cultures.

Grades K-4     8 classes / $250


Art Around the World

Weds. 1/12 – 3/2, 4-5 pm

Take a trip to a faraway land and learn about the art and cultures of people around the world.  We will journey to a different place each week & explore it through the arts!

Grades K-4              8 classes / $200

Clay:  Children of the Earth               Thurs.  1/13 – 3/3, 4-5 pm

Create 3-D environments, similar to shadowboxes and fill your imaginary world with trees, houses and fairy-tale creatures. Make a magical world as together we explore and share our own special places telling a visual tale as we go.

Grades K-4             8 classes / $250

Simple Sewing I (-for boys too!)

Fridays. 1/14 – 3/4, 4-5 pm

Simple hand sewing skills will be taught in this small introductory class.  We will make felt wallets, small pillows, puppets and more.  Limited to 5.

Grades 2-4       8 classes/ $250

Saturday Art Adventures

Sat. 1/15 – 3/5, 10- 11:30am

Artists will explore a variety of media:  paper, clay, paint, fiber, prints and more with some history lessons and artistic dialogues.  This class is a bit longer to get the creative groove on.  Grouped by age in the studio.

Grades 3-8             8 classes/ $300


Adult Classes

Open Studio

Bring your own work and materials and work with other artists, get advice and criticism, as well as feedback.  A still life will be available each week.

Ongoing Tuesdays 12-2 pm,   $25/wk

Altered Art Workshop

Alter everyday items into objets d’art with guidance and inspiration from the studio.  You will be required to hunt for your own special materials, though the basics will be available to you.

8 Wednesdays, 1/12-3/2, 12-2pm   $320

Clay as Sculpture

Work independently with individual guidance to create clay sculptures using hand-building techniques. Artists should come to first class with at least two sketches or ideas for their first piece.

8 Thursdays, 1/13- 3/3 , 12-2pm

$400 includes material and firings

Adult Evening Workshops

Sailor Valentines

Tues., Jan 11, 7-9 pm       $35

Wetfelted Flower Brooch

Tues., February 15 & 22, 7-9 pm   $75

*includes felting mat & kit

Chinoiserie Keepsake Boxes

Tues., March 15, 7-9 pm    $35

Wool Felt Birds

Tues., April 19th, 7-9 pm    $  35

Handpainted Silk Scarf

Tuesday, May 3 & 17th, 7-9 pm    $75

*includes silk painting kit

Monthly Events  


Second Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm

A show and tell- bring your latest project to share and enjoy the company of other inspiring handcrafters.

1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8  FREE


Last Thursday of the month, 7-9pm

Girls night out -bring that project you want to get finished- or start something new with one of our kits.

1/27, 2/24, 3/31 4/28, 5/26, 6/30  FREE


First Friday of the Month, 7-9 pm

Spend the night in the studio creating with friends- talking and laughing while you make something cool.  Visit our website for project schedule.

Grades 5 & up, includes materials

1/7, 2/4, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3        $20


Second Friday of the Month, 7-9pm

Create something beautiful with your partner in our quiet intimate studio space.  Gather a small group for an extra special night out!  Visit our website for project schedule.  Materials included.

1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10    $60


Last Friday of the Month, 6-8 pm

Tired of the movies?  Want to hang out and create with your kids?  Come to the studio!  Choose from one or all of our wonderful projects.  A great way to spend some quality time with your family and go home with something beautiful!

$5 & up, all ages with adult.

Drop ins welcome.


Fri.:  1/14, 2/25, 3/25, 4/29, 5/27, 6/24


Clay Classes

Third Friday of the Month from 6-7pm*

Ages 4 & up with adult

$50 in advance, $60 drop in

includes materials & firing fee

1/21  Heart-shaped Box

2/18 Zoomorphic Creatures

3/18  Garden Markers

4/15  Wall Pockets

5/20  Windchimes

6/17  Flower Pots

*Pick up date for completed project is two weeks after class.

Register Early!  Space is limited.

Thank you for your interest in our programs.



SIGN UP for Spring Break!


Please pass it on…

our sign up for the spring vacation workshops is nearing a close.  There is some availability!  Don’t miss out on the fun!  Join us for an artistic adventure!

Also tonight (Wednesday, the 24th) is LADIES NIGHT! Bring your unfinished projects and work in the company of other artists.  7-9 pm.  This event is FREE. Please let us know you are coming!  Call 631.259.3898.