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Teens

“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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Registration will open for Summer Teen Programs February 20, 2017!

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, February, and April.

Be sure to complete the Waiver Agreement for Youth and Teen Registrations

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. Click here for 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
 
 
 

Support for Pratt’s Youth Art Works and Pratt Teen Programs is provided by 4Culture, Fales Foundation Trust, D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust, Pohlman Knowles Studio, RealNetworks Foundation, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and the Wyman Youth Trust.

Parent and Me: Blacksmithing | 1.29

Scott Szloch

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6943
1/29
1-5pm
Sunday
1
$150

Parents, spend some quality time with your child learning blacksmithing at Pratt. Experience how to transform cold hard steel with heat and hammers to make something fun. Learn how to taper, twist and scroll with one of Pratt's best blacksmithing instructors. This will be an experience you and your child won't forget! For parents and children 10 years old and up. Price includes one parent and one child, space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary.


Parent and Me: Welding | 1.29

Brandon Bowman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6946
1/29
1-5pm
Sunday
1
$150

Parents, spend some quality time with your child learning to weld at Pratt. This class is fun: a welding experience and demonstration of the MIG welding process. It is a great opportunity to explore what the Pratt fabrication shop has to offer with one of Pratt's best welding instructors. Repeat students welcome! For parents and kids 10 years old and up. Price includes one parent and one child, space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary.


Parent and Me: Glassblowing | 1.29 FULL

Rand Coburn

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6876
1/29
1:45 - 5:45pm
Sunday
1
$190

Spend some quality time with your teen while you discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. This four hour class will feature a one hour demonstration and 3 hours to practice gathering glass from the furnace, blowing and shaping bubbles. This will be an experience you two will not forget! Price includes one parent and one teen 13 years and up, space is limited to three groups so sign up early! No experience necessary.


Teen Screenprinting | 2.3

Mary Anne Carter

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6967
2/3 - 3/31
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$280
$252

Create your own custom logo and designs! Experiment with stencils, direct drawing, and photographic process using found objects, drawings, and photographs. Once you have your own design the image can be transferred to shirts, posters, stickers, or anything else you want your image on. All supplies provided except t-shirts. NO CLASS ON 2/25.


Teen Welding and Blacksmithing | 2.3

Brandon Bowman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6954
2/3 - 3/31
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$295
$266

Explore metal fabrication through welding and blacksmithing. Create functional or abstract sculpture by learning to cut, hammer, shape, and attach metal. This class is for beginning or intermediate students. All materials are included. NO CLASS ON 2/25.


Teen Flameworking | 2.3

Cheryl Matson

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6968
2/3 - 3/31
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$300
$270

Learn 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. Techniques include: hot glass manipulation, basic bead shapes, and basic glass sculpting to create small scale objects such as marbles, flowers, bugs and burgers! Learn to work with hot glass on this smaller scale. Safety, creativity and fun are emphasized! NO CLASS ON 2/25.


Teen Drawing and Painting | 2.3

Sofya Belinskaya

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6875
2/3 - 3/21
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$275
$248

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you. Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas. Building on the foundation of drawing you will explore basic painting concepts. This class will cover techniques in pencil, charcoal, watercolors, and acrylics. All supplies provided. NO CLASS ON 2/25. 


Teen Glassblowing | 2.10

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6955
2/10 - 3/24
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
6
$370
$333

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Individualized instruction will help you learn the basics of glassblowing: gathering glass from the furnace and blowing and shaping bubbles. Make your own glass cup or sculptural paperweight while learning how to shape glass with tools. All materials included. NO CLASS ON 2/25.


Parent and Me: Welding | 2.26

Brandon Bowman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6947
2/26
1-5pm
Sunday
1
$150

Parents, spend some quality time with your child learning to weld at Pratt. This class is fun: a welding experience and demonstration of the MIG welding process. It is a great opportunity to explore what the Pratt fabrication shop has to offer with one of Pratt's best welding instructors. Repeat students welcome! For parents and kids 10 years old and up. Price includes one parent and one child, space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary.


Parent and Me: Blacksmithing | 2.26

Scott Szloch

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6944
2/26
1-5pm
Sunday
1
$150

Parents, spend some quality time with your child learning blacksmithing at Pratt. Experience how to transform cold hard steel with heat and hammers to make something fun. Learn how to taper, twist and scroll with one of Pratt's best blacksmithing instructors. This will be an experience you and your child won't forget! For parents and children 10 years old and up. Price includes one parent and one child, space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary.