iCreate Educational Classes

Join us for art classes at iCreate for all ages! Small instructor/student ratio!

Learn everything you'd want about art and how to make a pièce de résistance.

This program runs monthly. Each monthly session is a new level of intricacy for the topics. Completed art projects will be given to the students to build their portfolio or gift them to loved ones.
 
There are two groups per subject. One is 

Exploration level which will run more slowly with simpler projects & techniques, (typically TK-3rd grade), and the other is Proficiency level which runs on a faster pace and more advanced projects and techniques (typically 4th-8th grade.)

Students will not only learn the art 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.

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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! 


Exploration Level

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!

Proficiency Level
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. 

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! 


Exploration Level

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. 

Proficiency Level
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. 

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. 

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.