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With more than one hundred and thirty courses to choose from, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will refresh your artistic spirit. Beginners will find a variety of introductory classes and workshops to give them the right start, and experienced artists can expand their creativity in one of our intermediate or advanced offerings. Child and teen students also have a wide variety of classes from which to choose.


Spring Classes start April 17, 2017

Important Spring Registration Dates

Registration: February 20 to April 29, 2017


Summer Classes start July 17, 2017

Important Summer Registration Dates

Registration:May 3 to July 29, 2017

Late Registration: We no longer charge late registration fees! You have 2 weeks after the beginning of the term to enter a class at full price. After that, the classes will be closed. Please note: Studio School classes will not be prorated for late entry or early departure.

The Art of Painting (ages 11 -13) (17W-0259)
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Experience Level: Children
Saturdays, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10 sessions: Jan 14, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017
Members: $ 230.00 - Non-Members: 260.00
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Dip in! The world of color is an exciting place for students who love to paint and express themselves through brushtrokes and vibrancy. Looking at both old and modern artists, along with different styles and movements throughout the ages, students will gain a stronger understanding of how to create a strong painting they will sure to be proud of.  Color theory, value, brushstroke and paint application, will all be addressed through demonstrations and step by step lessons by thte insructor. Subject matters will revolve around still lives, animals, landscapes, abstract, and much more. Materials list online.