Ages 12-15: Teen Painting (Fall 2014)

School Year Classes Ages 12-18

In this class, students will be introduced to a basic approach to painting that will enable them to further their ability to see and to develop their own creative process.

Students will learn fundamental methods of utilizing drawing to develop finished paintings, exploring the essential elements of line, shape, light, and color. In addition to studio work, students will be introduced to various painting styles and histories with a visit to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and artist research. The class is divided between a little drawing; a lot of painting; a trip to the museum; and discussions of artists' work. / Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required. / Open to students ages 12-15.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. / A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to Wear: Clothes appropriate for messy creativity.

Please Register Before: October 4

If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.

Class Scholarships and Savings

/ Economic need-based scholarships available. Apply now.
/ Register on or before Aug 25 and receive $25 off total tuition.
/ More tuition savings. Do you qualify?


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.


Course Details

Course Number: CST 9369
Dates: Oct. 11 – Nov. 15
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Shannon Brunette
Main Building Room 300
Non-Credit Tuition: $228.00

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