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“The teacher was very good at getting me to see what I was drawing instead of drawing what I thought it looked like.” - Henry, age 15

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Pratt’s teen program is specifically designed for high school students who want to take art classes from professional artists.  At Pratt, we teach all skill levels – whether students are just beginning to explore the arts or they are ready to take their art to the next level we offer a class that will develop their creativity.

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Teen QuotePratt offers classes in our state of the art professionally equipped studios so students can learn the newest techniques in each discipline. Our teen program is intentionally designed to expose students to a variety of material, techniques and equipment in:  glass, metal, wood, printmaking, drawing, and painting.  Instructors work with each student’s skill level that emphasizes exploration in a supportive environment.

All of Pratt’s Teen classes are offered three times a year starting around September, January, and March.

Students! Are you thinking about going to an Arts College? Starting in summer 2013 Pratt Fine Arts Center will offer a portfolio development class designed to help get your work ready for portfolio reviews. This class will be taught be a professional artist and admission counselor specializing in the visual arts.

 

 

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Pratt Teen summer programs offer a supportive environment allowing students to express themselves creatively while learning in professionally-equipped studios.  Week long hands-on arts exploration programs with Pratt’s outstanding instructors.  Small class sizes enable students to explore and expand their skills in welding, glassblowing, flameworking, fused glass, jewelry, stone carving, bronze casting, printmaking, drawing and painting.

Click here for details on Teen Art Weeks! 

Teen Waiver Agreement

 

 

Pohlman Knowles Teen Scholarship

This scholarship was founded by and named in honor of artists Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles to provide ongoing art opportunities for Seattle’s high school students, with particular emphasis on inner-city high school youth. More information

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Information about Pratt’s Teen Program:

Myra Kaha, Youth and Teen Manager
mkaha@pratt.org
206.328.2200 x224
 
 
 
 

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Teen Workshop: Flameworking | 6.14

Jessica Landau

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4569
6/13
10am-4pm
Sat
1
$125
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Manipulate hot glass and fire to create marbles, flowers, bugs, burgers and other small objects in this one day workshop. Discover how to melt rods of glass in a propane-oxygen flame, wrap the molten glass onto a metal mandrel (rod), and use heat and gravity to shape a bead. Safety, creativity and fun are emphasized!  All materials included.


Teen Drawing | 4.22

Chris Crites

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4565
4/22-6/10
3:30-5:30pm
Tue
8
$175
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Advance your skills in drawing while working from objects and photographs.  Learn to observe and render the real world using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth.  Drawing is the foundation of visual arts and will help you further your observational skills and your creative ideas. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Welding and Blacksmithing | 4.30

Mark Rudis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4570
4/30-6/11
3:30-5:30pm
Wed
7
$175
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Explore metal fabrication through welding and blacksmithing. Learn to cut, hammer, shape, and attach metal to make functional or abstract sculpture.  This class is for beginning or intermediate students. All materials are included.


Teen Screenprinting | 5.8

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4567
5/7-6/4
3:30-5:30pm
Wed
5
$130
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Experiment with stencils, direct drawing, and photographic process while you learn to create a silkscreen image. In this class you will gain an understanding of silkscreen equipment and tools. Bring in found objects, photographs, and drawings to create your own t-shirts, posters, and more! All supplies provided except t-shirts.


Teen Portrait in Oil | 5.8

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4566
5/8-6/5
3:30-5:30pm
Thu
5
$140
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Learn how to paint life like portraits in oil.  Gain an understanding of the anatomy of the face and techniques for life like representation. Using oil paint and working from direct observation, you will explore color and basic concepts of form, light, composition, and perspective. Special emphasis will be placed on the different stages of the painting. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Welding & Metal Sculpture | 8.25

Mark Rudis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4474
8/25-8/29
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$225
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This class will be open for registration on February 14. 

Learn to cut, hammer, shape, and attach metal to make functional or abstract sculpture.  You will develop a new skill-set while learning the fundamentals of sculpture and design in three dimensions.  By the end of the week you will take home a sculpture that you have created from design to finish. All materials are included.