Fine Art and Manga/Cartooning Classes

The TCK team has designed the art class levels as a guideline to recognize individual talents based on technical skills, artistic experience, creativity and personal style. Experienced instructors who are artists by trade, art teachers, and art practitioners teach the TCK art classes.

Art Class Schedule 4th to 12th grades: School Year 2017-2018
classes will run September 5 to June 10.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Manga/Anime
grades 4-8
4-5pm
Studio 1
Painting
grades 4-8
4-5:30pm
Studio 1
Manga/Anime
grades 4-8
4-5pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-8
4-5pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-8
4-5pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-12
1-2pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-12
5-6pm
Studio 1
Manga/Anime
grades 4-12
5:45-6:45pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-12
5:15-6:15pm
studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-12
5-6pm
studio 1
Manga/Anime
grades 4-8
5:15-6:15pm
Studio 1
Acrylic Painting
grades 4-12
2:15-3:45pm
Studio 1
Intermediate Art
Tweens/Teens
6:15-7:45pm
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades 4-12
7-8pm
Studio 1
Manga/Anime
grades 4-8
6:30-7:30pm
Studio 1
Acrylic Painting
Tweens/Teens
6:15-7:45pm
Studio 1
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-- Digital Art
grades 4-12
5-6pm OR
6:30-7:30pm
Studio 3
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Art Class Schedule K-3rd grades: School Year 2017-2018
classes will run September 5 to June 10.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Instructional Art
grades 1-3
3-4pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
3-4pm
Studio 2
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Digital Art
grades 2-3
4-5pm
Studio 3
Instructional Art
grades K-3
3-4pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades 1-3
4-5pm
Studio 2
Manga/Anime
Grades 1-3
3-4pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
10-11am
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades K-3
4-5pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
4-5pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
4-5pm
studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
4-5pm
studio 2
Manga/Anime
grades 1-3
4-5pm
studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
11am-Noon
Studio 1
Instructional Art
grades K-3
5:30-6:30pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
5:30-6:30pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
5:30-6:30pm
Studio 2
Instructional Art
grades K-3
5:30-6:30pm
Studio 2
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Art Class Fees School Year 2016-2017
Each art class meets once a week.

Class Time One Class 4 classes 8 Classes School year
(5 Payment Plan)
1 Hour Class $40 $140 $250 $215
1.5 Hour Class $50 $180 $330 n/a

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* Sibling Discount 10% for 2nd+ child

* The 5 payment plan: Based on 36 classes during school year. Payment will be prorated based on start date. Early Enrollment for this plan ends August 29th.
* Supplies are provided and included.
* Sibling Discount 10% for 2nd+ child
* There are no refund, credit or make-up for missed classes.
* For Intermediate and Advanced class placement bring in art work sample and meet with the instructor for a quick work assessment. Call to schedule.

Teens/Adult art class - Make your own class, a minimum of 3 students is required - call to schedule
Art Classes for Home-schooled Families - Make your own class, a minimum of 3 students is required - we offer classes during morning hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, call to schedule.

Holidays:
TCK follows Loudoun County Public School calendar and observes the following holidays for the after-school enrichment program:
September 4: Holiday (Labor Day); October 9: Holiday (Columbus Day); October 23: Student Holiday; November 6-7: Student Holiday; November 22-24: Holiday (Thanksgiving Break); December 18-January 1: Winter Break (Classes Resume January 2); January 15: Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day); January 29: Student Holiday (Movable Teacher workday); February 19: Holiday (Presidents’ Day); March 26-30: Holiday (Spring Break); April 2: Student Holiday; April 9: Student Holiday; May 28: Holiday (Memorial Day); June 13: end of School year.

Instructional Art: (see School Year 2017-2018 Schedule)
A perfect class for beginners to enhance their artistic skills while learning professional drawing and painting techniques that will make their artwork pop and grab more attention. A new art project is presented for each class, focusing on a range of drawing and painting techniques. A teaching artist will provide instructions and guide the group through every step, leading to an aesthetically pleasing work of art completed by each student. Students will learn to use a variety of media such as pastels, colored pencils, charcoal, watercolors, and more as instructed by the teacher. Art supplies are included. Class size ranges from 5 to 8.

Intermediate Art / Painting: (see School Year 2017-2018 Schedule)
An excellent class for experienced art students who have successfully demonstrated the fundamentals of drawing confidently and independently and are ready for more. With this class students will experience and learn to apply painting methods, color mixing and value to create their own originals and expand their artwork repertoire. Students will choose their own subjects while receiving guidance on incorporating composition and design elements into their work. A variety of media such as pastels, charcoal, colored pencils, watercolors, graphite and acrylics will be used as instructed. Art supplies are included. Class size ranges from 5 to 8 students.

Advanced Art: (see School Year 2017-2018 schedule)
In this class the students will further refine their skills and develop personal voice as an artist. The students will work from a variety of representational and non-representational subject matter. At this level the students are expected to know the fundamentals of art in order to use them to solve artistic problems, and will begin to critique their own work according to these fundamentals. The instructor will continue to guide the students in this process and will give them a variety of artistic problems to solve in order to help refine their artistic skills. The students at this level will be introduced to teacher-led group critiques. A variety of media such as pastels, charcoal, colored pencils, watercolors, graphite and acrylics will be used as instructed. Art supplies are included. Class size ranges from 5 to 8 students.

Manga/Anime: (see School Year 2017-2018 Schedule)
This class is designed for students who are fascinated with cartooning and animation drawing. In this class beginners will learn to draw motion, movement, and proportion for cartoon and/or manga characters, and intermediate students will receive instructions to broaden their experience and creativity for making their work more interesting. Students will learn to transform their thoughts and ideas into a storyboard comic strip or a manga protagonist. A variety of media such as colored pencils, watercolors, and markers will be used as instructed. Art supplies are included. Class size ranges from 5 to 8 students.

College Portfolio Prep Consultation:
This consultation is offered to High school juniors or seniors who are college bound and interested in an art major. TCK’s professional artist will review your portfolio and will provide an overall assessment to help you fill in the gaps for a more complete portfolio. Please contact TCK to arrange for a consultation meeting.

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