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Creative Arts

Our creative arts classes for youth and teens are geared to be both interesting and fun, offering the opportunity to build and learn new skills in a fun environment with friends.

Creative Arts Classes


A Splash of Color – Watercolor Painting I

Children who express themselves through painting take part in a fun and fulfilling activity. Through this class, children will become more creative, increase their critical-thinking skills, and will gain a lifelong appreciation of art. By teaching your children painting, you're also opening them up to an entire world of artistic expression! All supplies are included and you will finish 2 to 3 projects to take home.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
6+ Jan 13-Mar 2* M 5-6 PM $48/58 318260C7
6+ Mar 16-Apr 20 M 5-6 PM $48/58

318260C8

6+ May 4-Jun 15* M 5-6 PM $48/58 318260C9

* No class Jan 20, Feb 17, May 25
Location: Grant Park, Trevino Hall

Watercolor Painting II

Children will expand on what they have learned in Watercolor I. The projects will be different than what they painted in the beginner class. A variety of new techniques will be taught to add to the fun of watercolor painting. All supplies are included.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
6+ 6+ Jan 13-Mar M 6-7 PM $48/58 318260F1
6+ Mar 16-Apr 20 M 6-7 PM $48/58

318260F2

6+ May 4-Jun 15*   6-7 PM $48/58 318260F3

* No class Jan 20, Feb 17, May 25
Location: Grant Park, Trevino Hall

Kids drawing during the creative arts class at Veterans Park District

Drawing for Beginners

Give your child a new way to see the world – through drawing! Basic drawing techniques will be covered in this class, aimed at helping young children expand their imagination, uncover their creative sides, and interpret what they see. Supplies are included.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
6+ Jan 10-Feb14 F 5-6 PM $48/58 318260 F4
6+ Feb 28-Apr 3 F 5-6 PM $48/58

318260 F5

6+ Apr 17-May 22 F 5-6 PM $48/58 318260 F6

Location: Grant Park, Trevino Hall

Intermediate Drawing

Expanding on Beginning Drawing, the student will move to a higher level of drawing, learning new techniques and different terms.
Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
6-12 Aug 23-Oct 4 F 6-7 PM $48/58 318260 D3
6-12 Oct 11-Nov 22* F 6-7 PM $48/58 318260 D4
* No class Sep 20

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
6+ Jan 10-Feb14 F 6-7 PM $48/58 318260F7
6+ Feb 28-Apr 3 F 6-7 PM $48/58

318260F8

6+ Apr 17-May 22 F 6-7 PM $48/58 318260F9

Location: Grant Park, Trevino Hall