Young Artist Academy

skill-building art classes for youth 10-14

Virtual Young Artist Academy

Comics and Illustration

This six-week long weekday virtual class offers an opportunity for children 10-14 to develop and hone their art making skills within convenient afterschool hours at the comfort of their home. Students will improve and expand their drawing skills, learn character design techniques, create comics, explore graphic design, and more. They will learn to make colorful and successful illustrations that convey their ideas to the world and give life to their characters, working under the guidance of a professional comic book artist-illustrator. Each student will receive an Art Toolbox, by mail with specialized class-specific supplies. Must register by October 22 to get the Art Toolbox

child shows her comic book drawing to camera

Dates: November 2- December 14. Wednesdays, 6 sessions,  no class 11/23

Time: 4pm-6pm, on ZOOM

Cost: $300, includes Art Toolbox mailed to the student.  (Family Level Membership discount 10%. Become PAFA Member! )


Young Artist Academy (at the Museum)

Fundamentals of Art

Expand the foundational skills of art making. This class is for aspiring young artists looking to master visual art skills, such as perspective, value, and the elements of design, to learn how to make naturalistic art from observation as well as to expand their artistic horizon and get their hands on variety of mediums and forms of art.

Dates: November 5-December 17. Saturdays, 6 sessions, no class 11/26

Time: 11 am-1:30 pm, at the Historic Landmark Building

Cost: $350. (Family Level Membership discount 10%. Become PAFA Member!)


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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.