Online Courses with Personal Mentoring
The Masterpiece Online Academy offers online courses in drawing, color theory, pastel, art careers, with more classes on the horizon. Get video and printable instruction plus optional teacher critiques and grading. Perfect for homeschoolers, teens, and adults who want professional instruction in the comfort and convenience of their own home.
Live Classes in the Fox Valley, IL Area
Karine Bauch teaches live classes in conjunction with Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL, where she is the Director of Education. See all current opportunities below.
Studio Art for Kids
This comprehensive course in both 2-D and 3-D mediums will build a foundation for artistic expression. The elements of art (line, shape, value, form, etc.) will be honed using various drawing mediums such as graphite and charcoal. Color theory and principles of design will be taught and employed as students create projects using paint, pastels, clay, and other materials. Beginner and intermediate students are welcome. This course is repeatable with new projects, mediums, and themes each session. Purchase 2 sessions together for a discount.
FREE BIRD DRAWING MINI-CLASSES
at the Batavia Public Library
Science & Art Fair
Sat., Jan. 30
11 am–2 pm
Families are invited to learn and explore at our second annual Science & Art Fair. The open-house format features stations from Kane County Forest Preserve, DuPage Children’s Museum, Fox Valley Wildlife Center, SciTech Museum, and others. New this year: children ages 7–14 can attend a mini art class sponsored by Water Street Studios. Check in at the Youth Services Desk to receive your timed ticket, given on a first-come, first-served basis. Fair activities are suitable for children preschool age and older.
FREE Open Sketch (ages 14-adult)
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of sketching and meeting other artists at Water Street Studios. Bring a friend and make some new ones!
We will provide:
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