Allow your child to explore their creative side with Stamford Recreation art programs. Or provide your child with the opportunity to expand their minds with STEM programs focusing on topics like engineering, robotics, science, animation, and more!
Cartooning Class (Ages 8 - 13 )
Recreation Star Center, 1170 Shippan Ave April 13 - June 8
4:00PM – 5:00PM
$180.00 per person for 9 weeks / materials included Instructor: Heather Bennett
This is cartooning class plus! In this class young artists will develop a cartoon character, create comic book story. The camp will follow the cartoon theme created by the students. During the session they will be designing, drawing, mask making and working in 2 and 3D. This class has been selling out and we are happy to offer our own little Comic Con at the Stamford Park & Recreation. All material’s included. Before becoming a teacher, Heather Bennett founded “The Late Night Milk Run,” a 15 Year old online business specializing in hand made sculptures (plush dolls) & prop designs. Her work has been featured in publication including ELLE, Glam- our, Milk Magazine (France) & Linda Women (Holland). Her dolls & artwork have also been seen on TV shows such as HBO’s “Girls” & “Modern Family.” Offered by Paint, Draw & More.
Youth & Teen Educational Programs
Paint Draw & More Mixed Media Drawing Class (Ages 5 - 12)
Recreation Star Center, 1170 Shippan Ave April 12 - June 7
4:00PM - 5:00PM (Ages 5 -8 ) - Sess. 1 5:00PM - 6:00PM (Ages 9 - 12 ) - Sess. 2 $180.00 per person for 9 weeks/ Includes all material Instructor:
Want to try all the mediums? In this class Jo-Ann will guide students through drawings that will be finished with a number ofmediums and sometime two! Stu- dents will fine tune their recognition of shapes, im- prove their hand eye coordination, learn representa- tional drawing techniques and build their individual drawing style. We will explore use of chalk and oil pastels, colored pencils, watercolors, pen and ink, water based pastels and collage. This class teaches the fundamentals of drawing to all ages, older stu- dents will improve on their existing knowledge. Our artists will practice perspective, shading, shape and color theory and learn all the tricks and tools to im- prove their drawings. Please join us for this informa- tive and fun filled class! Jo-Ann T. Claybourne, a CT native, attended the School of Visual Arts in NY, NY where she expanded her experience in sketching, drawing, painting and mixed media. Jo- Ann is gifted with the vision to create exciting pieces of artwork using different media. She enjoys exploring her crea- tivity to it's fullest. Her commitment to explore her heritage has won her not only regional acclaim but also the attention of national collectors.
Looking for after school care?
Stamford Recreation offers a traditional elementary after school care program at the Recreation Star Center. Learn more about the program here.