Christine Thornton's Art Studio

building skills and nurturing creativity

Christine Thornton's Home Studio Schedule

Scroll down to see the fall and winter schedules for both Kids and Adults. 


Weekly "Art Start" Classes for Kids ages 7+

Fall 2017

Art Start classes meet one hour per week for 8 weeks. Projects for the 2017 fall session include sculpting paper mache birds and drawing a bike from observation. Class times are listed below. Cost is $98 per student and $88 for each sibling after the first, with all materials provided.  Click here to register. Please bring cash or check to the first class or pay online any time here. To see past projects visit the student gallery here. 

Mondays 4:30 - 5:30
September 5 - October 23
(please note, the first week will meet on Tuesday September 5 because of Labor Day)

 

Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30
September 6 - October 25

 

Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00
September 7 - October 26

 

Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00
September 7 - October 26

 

Fridays 12:00 - 1:00
September 8 - October 27

 

Fridays 4:00 - 5:00
September 8 - October 27

 

Have to miss a class? Your child is welcome to attend a different class during that same week where space allows.  Email me to schedule a makeup class.


Weekly "Art Start" Classes for Kids ages 7+

Early Winter 2017-18

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Art Start classes meet one hour per week for 8 weeks. Each session includes a variety of media and art making skills. This session we'll paint with acrylics on canvas inspired by Marc Chagall and explore printmaking by creating layered cityscapes. Class times are listed below. Cost is $98 per student and $88 for each sibling after the first, with all materials provided.  Click here to register. For payment, bring cash or check to the first class or pay online any time here.  *Please note, we will take a week off for Thanksgiving and two weeks off for Christmas and New Year's so there will be no classes November 20-24th or December 25-January 5th. The last two weeks of the session will be held January 8-19th.

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Mondays 4:30 - 5:30 (class is full)
November 6- January 15

 

Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30
November 8 - January 17

 

Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00
November 9 - January 18

 

Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00
November 9 - January 18


Fridays 12:00 - 1:00
November 10 - January 19


Fridays 4:00 - 5:00
November 10 - January 19


Have to miss a class? Your child is welcome to attend a different class during that same week where space allows.  Email me to schedule a makeup class.


Classes for Adults and Teens

Registration is ongoing. Adult classes meet once for two hours and cost $25 per person. Class times are listed below.  Click here to register. Please bring cash or check to class, or pay online here. And feel free to bring your own beverages!


Create a Quote of Art: An Inspirational Painting Workshop
Wednesday October 4th, 7-9pm

Create an inspirational "Quote of Art" to take home using permanent marker and watercolor pencils.  Different quotes and designs available to choose from, or create your own from scratch. Plenty of guidance is given, yet creativity is encouraged. Beginners welcome! Register here.


Tangled Fall Leaves: A Drawing Workshop
Wednesday October 18th, 7-9pm

Autumn leaves and Zentangle will be the inspiration in this hands-on art workshop. You will free hand draw or trace a leaf design to decorate and color following Christine's step-by-step instructions. You'll also learn coloring tips for improving your colored pencil techniques that you can put to use any time.  No art experience required; beginners welcome! Register here.


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Needle Felted Snowman
Monday November 6th, 7-9pm
Monday December 18th, 7-9pm

Take a break from the holiday busyness and join us for a fun, relaxing class. This adorable little snowman is so easy to make- the perfect intro to needle felting! Make as a gift or keep for yourself. All materials provided. Two dates available. Register here.


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Tangled Holiday Card: A Coloring Workshop
Monday November 13th 7-9pm

Choose from many design inspirations to create your own holiday card in this fun art class. First you'll learn to create a holiday Zentangle using pencil, permanent markers and colored pencils under Christine's guidance. The final drawings will be glued onto decorative paper to create a card, or you can frame later as a holiday-themed work of art. Register here.


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Beaded Felt Christmas Tree
Monday November 27th, 7-9pm

Take a break from the holiday busyness and join us for a fun, relaxing class. This little beaded Christmas tree makes a great holiday decoration on its own or as a back drop for the felted snowman. Make as a gift or keep for yourself. Easy and fun to make. All materials provided.  Register here.


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Poinsettia: A Painting Workshop
Monday December 4th, 7-9pm

Celebrate the season with us! A beautiful poinsettia flower will be our inspiration for this hands-on painting workshop. First Christine will teach you how to draw from photo reference using pencil on watercolor paper. Then learn to paint with watercolor pencils using several different techniques under Christine's guidance. Beginners welcome!  Register here.