Youth: Art Explorers

Ages 8-12
Jessica Smart-Abbey
* March 2 - 30
(no class March 16)
* April 6 - 27
Thursdays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
$120 per 4 week session

Join popular instructor Jessica Smart-Abbey for these series of youth classes focused on developing a young artist’s skills, confidence, and passion for art.  Designed for youth with an interest in art who want to develop drawing and painting skills in a supportive atmosphere, these classes emphasize creativity and craftsmanship.  Project themes change weekly, keeping students engaged while introducing them to a variety of materials and different ways of thinking about art. 

Jessica Smart-Abbey

March 2 – 30th

(no class March 16 during spring break)


April 6 – 27


Welcome to our Youth Foundation Class where we will be exploring different painting and drawing techniques/styles. Here are some basic supplies you will need for our class:

February Sessions

  • 9×12 Sketchbook (mixed media preferred)
  • Basic set of drawing pencils (charcoal black & white, as well as graded graphite pencils ranging from harder to softer – HB, 2B, 4B, 6B)
  • White eraser and kneadable eraser
  • Pencil sharper

Students should also have a bag or case for keeping carrying supplies to and from the studio.


 *** Please Bring Old Clothes or an apron for painting ***