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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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 Teen Waiver Agreement

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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! 

 

 

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
 
 
 
 

Parent and Me: Blacksmithing | 9.20

Scott Szloch

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4775
9/20
10:30am-2:30pm
Sat
1
$120
$108

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!

Prerequisite: None


Teen Drawing | 9.30

Chris Crites

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4835
9/30-11/18
3:30-5:30pm
Tue
8
$180
NA

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 | 10.8

Mark Rudis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4837
10/8-11/19
3:30-5:30pm
Wed
7
$180
NA

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 Flameworking | 10.9

Sasha Tepper-Stewart

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4898
10/9-11/13
3:30-5:30pm
Thur
6
$180
NA

This class covers the basics of beadmaking, including tools, techniques and safety. 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. 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!

 

All materials provided


Teen Glassblowing | 10.11

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4836
10/11-11/15
10am-1pm
Sat
6
$355
NA

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