Courses and Price List

Youth Drawing - Starts Fall 2019


This class provides an understanding of the tools necessary to create artwork and expound on fundamental techniques used in every form of art and the creative process itself. The course will go more in-depth and explore imaginative thinking, troubleshooting techniques, and experimentation; leading students onto a path in creating a more intuitive and artistic mind. 

Youth Painting - Six-week summer session. Sign-up now open!


Students will learn fundamentals of layout, design, and composition. Simultaneously, they will learn color theory and explore brush and stroke techniques while creating their work of art. 

They will also study and learn about the master painters, what inspired them, and the history behind their lives. 

Class time will be devoted to creating particular works of art including studying realism, abstract, cubism, and impressionistic art forms.

Adult Fine Art Painting- Registration always open


Sessions include an array of exposure to master paintings, techniques and traditional methodologies. This is an adult course for any level.

Advanced Youth Animation - Six-week summer session. Sign-up now open!


 For students who have been through  our Intro to Animation Class. This class focuses on Advanced  techniques including story boarding, story development, character  development, scene structure, and editing strategies.  Only 3 Seats are  available for this class.  

Introduction to Traditional Animation - Six-week summer session. Sign-up now open!


This class teaches traditional animation. It illustrates the necessary first steps to understanding the concepts and procedures of animation. Throughout the course, students will discuss ideas and thoughts and learn the 12 principles of animation. They'll also create animations based on those principles. Students will be exposed to animation created by such studios as Pixar, Disney, Dreamworks, and Blue Sky Studios. A basic understanding of computers is necessary. This class has  limited space and special requirements. Please check with The Academy for more details (303) 907-7330. 

Human and character anatomy for Youth - Face Focus Six-week summer session. Sign-up now open!


This course will demonstrate human anatomy focusing on facial attributes. We'll unpack the finer details of the construction of the face including eyes, ears, nose and mouth and the relationship of all together. For those who struggle with these aspects of the human face, this course will have you developing faces without having to look at any reference. And, If you are drawing someone by sight, it will help with the understanding of what's behind the structure of the face. This will course will help better depict a real or imaginary character.  

Course Descriptions