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Frank's Art Class


Brief descriptions about the classes:

Children's Art I (age 4 ~ 8)

Children's Art I

The goal is to inspire the child's creativity and imagination through the development of their individual self expression. Concentrating on teaching fundamental concepts of shape and line drawing, basic composition, simple perspective, coloring technique and introduction to various art materials: colored pencils, crayons, markers, pastels, and watercolor.

Children's Art II (age 8 ~ 12)

Children's Art II

This class combines basic concepts of drawing, skill, and advanced theories such as Value (tone, light & dark), Hue & Saturation (advanced color theory), 2-D and 3-D, and point perspectives. Introduction to Sketch and Still Life drawing/painting.

Anime / Manga (age 8+)

Anime / Manga

With Manga becoming more and more mainstream with every year, an ever-expanding readership has created a near insatiable appetite to draw. In this class, learn how to become a Manga artist! Such as Dragonball Z, One Piece, Fruits Basket, Fullmetal Alchemist, and more!
Character design, layout structure and compiling techniques.

Teen Art / Portfolio Development (age 12 ~ 18)

Teen Art

Students begin to explore and develop their individual styles utilizing fundamentals techniques and concepts. More complex projects to challenge students' creativity and skill. Advanced composition and design, art theory & art history study and discussions.
Introduction to career opportunities in the art world: illustration, graphic desisgn, industrial design, computer graphics, computer animation and fine art.
Students begin to prepare and develop portfolio according to their desired art major and college admissions.

Painting (age 12 ~ Adults)


This class provides an in-depth presentation of the fundamentals and motives of painting (Oils & Acrylics). Both traditional techniques and contemporary attitudes are explored, with an emphasis on color, composition and form. Students will engage in a series of exercises using simple subject matters to lean painting principles and to develop creative approaches to painting.