Classes for Children ages 10 through teen

Acrylic 2

Students learn Zelda’s famous “Logic Based Layers” system of painting, working from a wide selection of pictures.  This is an ongoing, realistic style painting class, great for beginner and intermediate level students.  Students learn art theory, concepts and techniques in this “hands on” problem solving class with no lecturing.  Photographs are used only for visual reference, there is no tracing.  This class is appropriate for a very wide spectrum of age & skill levels since all students work independently, at their own pace.


Drawing 1

Is an ongoing class for serious students.  This is a highly structured class where students will be introduced to the basic drawing concepts and techniques, value, composition, perspective, tone, contrast, etc.


Cartooning 1

This is an ongoing specialty drawing class. Students learn cartooning concepts such as: the art of maximum expression using minimum lines, using line widths to show emotion & movement, and telling a story without words. The class will be working with a wide variety of cartooning tools and mediums.

Jewelry Design

Design pins, necklaces, bracelets, etc. using interesting and unusual techniques. Students will be stringing beads, but will also be creating their own beads and charms using polymer clay, plaster wrap and wrapping techniques, as well as creating unique metal wire coiling pieces. Learning and practicing these techniques will not only encourage creativity and a uniqueness of expression in the student, but also strengthen dexterity, hand/eye coordination and spatial awareness with its tactile functions and design problem solving aspects. Not only educational, but a total blast, as well.

no make ups are available for this class


Fashion Design

Learn about fashion trends through the decades. Students gain an understanding of fabrics, coordination of styles, and fashion rendering (drawing).  They will be drawing with an assortment of mediums such as color pencils, watercolor, gouache, markers, etc. creating  “mood boards” using fabric swatches, drawings and embellishments.  There is no sewing in this class, it is a class in theory and design.

no make ups are available for this class


Cartooning 2

Is an ongoing specialty drawing class. Students learn cartooning concepts such as: the art of maximum expression using minimum lines, using line widths to show emotion and movement, and telling a story without words. The class will be working with a wide variety of cartooning tools.


Oil Painting 1

An introductory beginner’s oil painting class using specially formulated, non toxic, water soluble oil paint.  Introducing students to concept and theory, as well as technique and skills, as they relate to oil painting. This is the perfect “next step” for acrylic students ready to advance. Similar to OIL PAINTING 2, but formulated for the slightly younger student.

prerequisite: at least 1 year of acrylic painting at  Zelda’s Art World, plus teacher’s recommendation.


Drawing 2

DRAWING 2: Is an ongoing drawing class for intermediate & advanced level students. Learn drawing concepts such as: value, tone, composition, perspective, contrast, etc. Students work mostly from “still life”, in a variety of drawing mediums.


Drawing 3

An ongoing class for more advanced level drawing students. Building cumulatively on the skills learned in Drawing 2, they explore a wide selection of color drawing mediums (color pencils, pastels, watercolor, inks, etc)

prerequisite: at least 1 year of drawing at Zelda’s Art World plus teacher’s recommendation.


Oil Painting 2

This is an ongoing oil painting class for beginner, intermediate and advanced.  Students.  We use a specially formulated non-toxic water, soluble oil paint. Students learn concept and theory as well as skills and techniques. This is the “next step” for our older Acrylic Painting 2 and Oil Painting 1 students. This is an intensive class.

prerequisite: at least 2 years of Acrylic Painting 2 or 1 year of Oil Painting 1 at  Zelda’s Art World and teacher’s recommendation. Or Zelda’s approval


Oil Painting 3

This ongoing oil painting class is great for beginner, intermediate and

advanced students .  Using a specially formulated water soluble oil paint, Students learn concept and theory as well as techniques and skills. Students will learn how to visually dissect a picture. This is an intensive class.


Portraits Plus

Ongoing, intense drawing class for intermediate & advanced students. Learn construction of the head and features and how to “get a likeness”. Learn to draw the human hand. Heads & hands, considered to be among the hardest items to draw, are also among the most important.

prerequisite: at least 1 year of drawing at Zelda’s Art World plus teacher’s recommendation.


Portraits in Oil

Next step for portrait drawing students. Only available with teachers recommendation.

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