Drawing and Painting Art Classes for Teens in Los Angeles
Art is for Everyone
The Artist Lab in Los Angeles specializes in teen art classes including Fine Art, Drawing & Painting, Sketching, Ceramic Sculpture, Competition Prep, Digital Illustration, 3D Printing, and Portfolio Development. Art classes at The Artist Lab can help teens to express themselves creatively, develop problem-solving skills, improve their hand-eye coordination, build self-confidence, and connect with others. We believe art lessons help all students to excel at all subjects in school and gain entrance to competitive schools in Los Angeles.
Benefits of Art for Teens
According to collegeboard.org, student who take 4 years of art score on average 150 points higher on the SAT than students who only took one half of a year or less.
According to artworks.gov, Former students of the arts were 29% more likely than former non-arts students to have earned a four-year college degree by age 24-32. Each additional year of arts coursework was associated with a 12% increase in the likelihood that adolescents would eventually earn a four-year college degree.
According to collegeboard.org, students with high arts participation and low socioeconomic status have a 4 percent dropout rate—five times lower than their low socioeconomic status peers.
According to arts.gov, Low-income students are highly engaged in the arts are twice as likely to graduate college as their peers with no arts education.
Techniques to Master
This is the foundation of oil painting. You will learn how to mix primary colors to create secondary colors, and how to use different colors to create different effects.
This is the lightness or darkness of a color. You will learn how to use color value to create depth and contrast in your paintings.
This is the arrangement of elements in your painting. You will learn how to use composition to create a balanced and visually appealing painting.
This is the way you use your brushes to apply paint to the canvas. You will learn different brushstroke techniques that can be used to create different textures and effects.
This is the way you apply paint to the canvas. You will learn different methods of paint application, such as stippling, scumbling, and blending.
This is the surface quality of your painting. You can create different textures by using different brushes, painting mediums, and techniques.
This is the art of painting landscapes. You will learn how to create the illusion of depth and space in your paintings.
This is the art of painting portraits. You will learn how to capture the likeness of a person in your paintings.
This is the practice of painting outdoors. Painting en plein air can help you to capture the natural light and atmosphere of your subject.
This is a technique where you apply thick layers of paint to the canvas. Impasto can be used to create a sense of depth and texture
The Artist Lab + Education specializes in drawing and painting art classes for teens in Los Angeles. In our drawing and painting art classes for teens in Los Angeles, we believe that self-expression and understanding emotional intelligence through the arts is one of the highest forms of intrinsic intelligence that human beings and all students are capable of. Our drawing and painting art classes for teens focuses on developing techniques to help students develop impressive portfolios. This philosophy is a core component in all of our drawing and painting art classes for teens in Los Angeles. Thus, the educators in our Fine Art Programs are all practicing artists from all walks of life who are passionate about sharing their gifts, knowledge, and talents with future generations in all of the teens art classes that we offer.
Our unique drawing and painting art classes for teens were developed at our highly refined Irvine fine art studio. Within each specialty of our art classes for teens, we introduce and expose students to very unique and diverse forms of art mediums, such as tempera paint, watercolors, gauche, acrylics, oil paints, pastels, graphite, charcoal, ink and pen, color pencils, markers, low-fire clay, glazes, different ceramic tools, and more. In our drawing and painting art classes for teens in Los Angeles, each medium is crucial for students to unlock their potential, explore their creativity, develop their own interests, and build a lifelong passion for being an Artist and Learner in many different forms.