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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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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.

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. 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.

Teen Flameworking | 10.21

Cheryl Matson

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6725
10/21 - 12/16
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$300

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 11/25.


Teen Screenprinting | 10.21

TBA

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6724
10/21 - 12/16
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$280

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 11/25.


Teen Drawing and Painting | 10.21

Jonathan Narmita

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6726
10/21 - 12/16
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
8
$275

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 11/25


Teen Welding and Blacksmithing | 10.28

Brandon Bowman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6722
10/28 - 12/16
6-9pm
Friday
7
$285

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 11/25


Teen Glassblowing | 10.28

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6723
10/28 - 12/9
6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday
7
$370

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 11/25.