iCreate Educational Classes

Join us for art classes and tech classes at iCreate! 

Learn everything you'd want about art and how to make a pièce de résistance, or, learn the ins and outs of robotics and coding!

This program runs in sessions of 5 weeks each. Each 5 

week session is a new level of intricacy for the topics.

Completed art projects will be given to the students. On  the last day, family and friends  are invited to a gallery art walk, where the students can  show off their work!
 
There are two groups per subject. One is 

elementary level which will run more slowly, (1st-5th grade), and the other is middle school level (6th-8th grade.)

Students will not only learn the art or STEM techniques but they will also be introduced to the tools and machines involved in a safe environment. They will experience kiln operation, glazing machines, clay sculpting tools, etc.

Siblings receive a 10% discount on the total price of their classes.

Registering for three or more classes will earn you a 10% discount off their total price.

Siblings who sign up for three or more classes will receive a 15% discount off their total. 

 We accept charter school funds through Ingenia Institute (ingeniainstitute.org), which is a vendor with many charter schools in the area.

Check our calendar to register.

CANVAS Acrylic Painting


Acrylic is the easiest paint to work with! Go through step by step tutorials to learn the procedures and gain the skills to create a masterpiece! 


Elementary 

Level 1: Paint easy pictures, and learn the very simplest of painting techniques, involving the brush and paints. 

Level 2: Grasp the principals of what makes a painting a good painting. Pay attention to details and learn brushing different techniques.

Level 3: Learn the shading, highlights, and color mixing of turning a real life object into a painting!

Middle 
Level 1: Learn the techniques of the brush, mixing colors, the classifications of colors, and apply it to designs you choose. 


Level 2:  Learn shading and highlights that will turn a flat object into a three dimensional one. 

 
Level 3: Paint what you see! Utilize all you have learned to create a beautifully painted piece from your perception. 

All materials and tools are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 10:00am-10:50am

Each 5-week level is $100 to register.

Watercoloring techniques


A fluent, beautiful art form is waiting for you to master it. Learn everything you need to know about watercoloring. From using salt, to wet on wet technique, you'll know how to apply it like the back of your hand. 


Elementary 

Level 1: Learn how to use crayon and salt to line and spice your watercolour painting up! Paint from simple designs.

Level 2: You will be taught the wet on wet technique, wet on dry technique, and the blending of colors.

Level 3: Use what you have learned to create a pleasing and more sophisticated picture.

Middle 
Level 1: Dip into the wet on wet and wet on dry techniques, while also covering blending of colors. 


Level 2: Learn how to add dimension to your piece, and flares of color. 

 
Level 3: Create a masterpiece with what you know, by what you see or a reference you chose. 

All materials and tools are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 11:00am-11:50am

Each 5-week level is $100 to register.

Clay Handbuilding and Scuplting


Do you enjoy getting dirty, but don't want to roll in the mud? With clay handbuilding and sculpting, you can create coil or more intricate pots, or a statue/figurine! This class will take you through the adventure of using your hands to model a shapeless blob into what you want it to be! 


Elementary 

Level 1: Roll some clay, and coil it to create a pot, a figure, or a mug!

Level 2: Knead with your hands and arms to create very unique clay projects and learn how to add decorative pieces and markings. 

Level 3: Create more sophisticated pots or contemporary statues. 

Middle 
Level 1:  Cover the basics of sculpting to mold a blob into an individual piece.


Level 2: Make and add markings to your clay creation in order to spike the interest of passerby. 

 
Level 3: Learn how to sculpt and create figures, like dogs or humans. 

All materials and tools are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 1:00pm-2:30pm. [This class runs 90 minutes long ]

Each level is $125 to register.

Drawing Techniques


By the sketch of a pencil, you can create many drawings and beautiful pieces. Join us on a journey that will teach you everything you need to know about sketching and drawing. 

This class will allow mixed grade students to join and each work on their own pace. 


Level 1:  Learn how to sketch shapes and spaces to create what you see. 


Level 2: Learn dimensions and perspective to draw realistic figures. 

 
Level 3: We will teach you shading and highlights in order to draw a realistic figure of any kind, along with background and foreground. 

 

All materials are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 9:00 am-9:50 am. 

 

Each level is $100 to register.

Glass Fusion and Mosaics Techniques


In this class, students will learn glass fusion and mosaics techniques. Glass fusion is a special kind of glass that fuse together when fired in a glass kiln. Students will, safely, master the glass cutting and shaping tools to create glass jewelry, tiles, bowls, picture frames, etc.

This class allows mixed grade students to join and each work on their own pace.

Level 1: Learn how to create simple jewelry and tile glass art, along with simple mosaic shapes. Learn the glass and mosaic cutting and shaping tools.

 


Level 2: Learn how to create more sophisticated glass & mosaic projects. Design a natural scene and convert it into a glass masterpiece. Learn glass Kiln operation and mosaic grouting.

 

 
Level 3: Create glass slumping projects. Create large mosaic plaques. Learn advanced glass fusion art techniques.

All materials and tools are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 9:00 am-9:50 am.

Each level is $100 to register including all material.

Ceramic Painting Techniques


In this class, students will learn several ceramic painting  techniques, starting with simple painting techniques like taping and stamping, and moving into more sophisticated techniques, such as stencils, bubbling, and ceramic drawing techniques.

Students will use different bisque pieces, including figurines, mugs, plates, boxes, banks, tiles, etc.

Students will also learn about glazing and kiln operation and firing techniques in a safe manner. 

All materials and tools are provided. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 1:00 pm-1:50 pm.

Each level is $100 to register including all material.

Robotics


Is your student interested in exploring STEM careers early in their study? Are they ready to acquire problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration skills? Then Lego Education curriculum is a perfect setup to do so.

 

 

In iCreate we will teach Robotics for elementary and Middle school levels using Lego Robotics kits. Elementary school students will learn with Lego WeDo 2.0 robotic kit, while middle school students will learn with Mindstorm EV3 kit. 

Students are required to bring their own robotics kit and their laptop or tablet device to use in class. 2 or 3 students can share one robotics kit and one device during class. Owning a robotics kit at home is a great investment for the student and allows them to practice more at home.   

Class levels progress in difficulty and students will acquire new programming and building skills in each level. 

This class is offered on: Mondays 5:30 pm-6:50 pm. [This class runs 80 minutes]

Each level is $100 to register.

Scratch and Programming


How does a computer function or a printer know when and what to print? How does the television remote work?  This class will teach you all you need to know about programming and coding, what most of our modern tech relies on. Learn the ins and out and become a coding expert!

iCreate will teach your student with the M.I.T developed computer programming tool, Scratch. Scratch was designed in purpose to serve the children of young age and introduce them to computer science and coding era.

Students will design, code, and test their creative programs and also share them online with their family and friends.  

Elementary 

Level 1: Learn how to make simple games!

Level 2: Make an interactive story.

Level 3: Make an interactive game with a story!

Middle 
Level 1: Learn how to make games.


Level 2: Make a side scrolling game with dialogue!

 
Level 3: Make a program that interacts with the user, while also allowing freedom of movement.

Every student must provide their own computer. No tablets are able to use scratch. (If you wish to download the scratch program, your personal computer must be able to run Adobe Air.)

This class is offered on: Mondays 7:00 pm-7:50pm.

Each level is $85 to register.