Saturday Classes for Middle School Students

Fall classes take place ONLINE

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students allow budding artists ages 10-13 the opportunity to build skills in different areas of art-making, learn from our art collection, and to meet new friends who share a common interest. 

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Fall 2020 Class Schedule

teacher in the zoom room


Saturdays, Sept 26–October 31
10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Instructor: Melissa Hendrixson

This 6 week online course will introduce students to a variety of artistic sketchbooks styles and practices, helping them build and enhance their drawing skills, engage with the art of portraiture and observational drawing, experiment with different media, make fan art, cartooning and more! It is a great way to start a journey into this great artistic practice, joining Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and many other artists who have created unique sketchbooks.


Saturdays, Sept 26–October 31
1:00 PM–3:00 PM

Instructor: Matt McKnight

Whether you are a comic expert or newly interested, this six week online course will take you on the adventure of exploring and making all types of sequential art. Discover techniques in storytelling, engage in character design, develop page layouts, practice inking and drawing panels, and more! Work on your own comic and have fun collaborating with other students. At the end of the class present your creation at PAFA’s first virtual Comic Con. Family and Friends are invited.

Scholarship Opportunities

It is our sincere desire that no child be denied the opportunity to attend art classes because of financial difficulties. We are happy to be able to offer a limited number of scholarships for Middle School Students meeting the qualifying criteria. If you feel that your child qualifies for the art classes’ scholarship, please email to request the application.  Scholarships funds are limited and awarded on a first come first serve basis. 

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PAFA offers programs for artists and art lovers of all ages and skill levels who want to learn about and make art.