LJ ARTS YOUTH PROGRAM

Welcome to LJ ARTS!
Our goal is to inspire young artists 10-17 years old and nurture their artistic potential in any an all mediums.

LJ ARTS: 5 SUMMER SESSIONS BEGINS JUNE 18th
Monday – Friday
Morning Session: 9-11:30am
Afternoon Session: 12:30-3pm
Misfit Gallery
565 Pearl St. #100
La Jolla, Ca 92037

We offer two different art course sessions Monday through Friday with separate curriculum and separate fees.
Morning (9-11:30am) or Afternoon (12:30-3pm) sessions are $200 per week or $350 for both morning and afternoon courses together.
  Attending both sessions is possible and lunch and supervision will be provided for those who attend both morning and afternoon sessions.

*ITEMS TO TAKE NOTE OF:
Pre-registration is required.

Several of our LJ ARTS: SUMMER SERIES will be field-trip based (walking) so please dress accordingly, bring sunscreen and supply a water bottle so the young artists can fill at the Misfit Gallery prior to departure.
All art materials will be provided and all artwork can be taken home upon completion.
Light snacks are also provided but please provide a meal for your child if necessary
All sessions are limited to 12 artists.

JUNE 18th-22nd
Morning Session 9-11:30am
La Jolla Coastal Art

Our Gallery is located within 5-10 minutes walking distance to some of the most beautiful beaches and coastlines in the world. We will take full advantage of our surroundings as we paint, draw and sketch outdoors.
*Wednesday, June 20th we will be meeting at Scripps Aquarium at 9am sharp in the upper lot for a field trip.
Afternoon Session 12:30-3pm
Create an Original Book-Box
Misfit Gallery featured artist Michael Wilkinson, also known as the “Book-boxer to the Stars”, with clients such as Johnny Depp, Madonna and Jack Nicholson, will be on hand to show you some of his trade secrets.
Spend the week creating an incredible custom book-box of your own design.  Beginning the week with a walking field-trip to the classic DG Wills bookstore on Girard in La Jolla. Finish the course with a masterpiece hide-a-book, ready to hide your best treasures from siblings and friends.

 


June 18-22



 

 

JUNE 25th-29th
Morning Session 9-11:30am
Misfit Gallery Studio Art

Students will create art in an actual art gallery setting.  Focus will be on detail and perspective through models and still-life.  Hands-on-instruction with any medium.
Wednesday, June 27th will include a walking tour of several La Jolla Art Galleries.
Afternoon Session 12:30-3pm
Jewelry Design with Made on Mars

Featured Misfit Gallery artist Consuelo Egan (Made on Mars) will create fantastic jewelry on-site at the Misfit Gallery.  Made on Mars jewelry has quickly become a favorite among our beach community and you will see why.


June 25-29



 

JULY 2th-6th: NO CLASSES

 

JULY 9th-13th
Morning Session 9-11:30am
La Jolla Coastal Art

Misfit Gallery is located within 5-10 minutes walking distance to some of the most beautiful beaches and coastlines in the world.  We will take full advantage of our surroundings as we sketch, draw and paint outdoors.
*Wednesday, July 11th we will be meeting at Scripps Aquarium in the upper lot for a field trip.
Afternoon Session 12:30-3pm
Introduction to Pottery

Quickly learn the basics of pottery techniques and create masterpieces in no time.  Learn from one of the area’s most notable potters as you get your hands right into the clay.  All young artists will create from a block of clay to a fired piece of pottery during this course.
*First fired piece is free.  All other pieces cost $10 each for firing.

 


July 9-13



 

JULY 16th-20th: NO CLASSES

 

JULY 23rd-27th
Morning Session 9-11:30am
Introduction to Photography

We will focus on photography from concept to print in this step-by-step introductory course to get young artists more acquainted with their cameras.  We will discuss composing the shot, the technical aspects of achieving the shot, editing the shot and finally printing options available.
*Having your own camera is recommended but not necessary.
Afternoon Session 12:30-3pm
Superhero/Comic Book/Street Art

Spiderman? Batman? Catwoman? Anime?
Create your very own comic strip with this in-depth course on all things comic art.
San Diego is home of Comic-Con and has some deep roots in the industry, so come join in on the fun.
*Friday, July 27th – Field trip to Thumbprint Gallery in La Jolla.

 


July 23-27



 

July 30th-August 3rd
Morning Session 9-11:30am
La Jolla Coastal Art
Misfit Gallery is located within 5-10 minutes walking distance to some of the most beautiful beaches and coastlines in the world.  We will take full advantage of our surroundings as we sketch, draw and paint outdoors.
*Wednesday, August 1st we will be meeting at Scripps Aquarium in the upper lot for a field trip.
Afternoon Session 12:30-3pm
Design Jewelry with Made on Mars

Featured Misfit Gallery artist Consuelo Egan (Made on Mars) will create fantastic jewelry on-site at Misfit Gallery.  Made on Mars jewelry has quickly become a favorite among our beach community and you will see why.

 


July 30-August 3



 

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