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Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. How do I schedule my free class?
  2. Is there a class that would better suit my child based on their age?
  3. Do your students work on whatever project they want?
  4. What mediums do you use?
  5. Do I have to start class at the beginning of the month?
  6. What supplies will I need to attend class?
  7. My schedule is very unpredictable, how do we keep from losing out on art classes we paid for?
  8. I am really curious how my child will do in your class, can I stay and watch?
  9. Do you offer discounts?
  10. Do you work with Charter Schools?
  11. What is your teacher to student ratio?

 

How do I schedule my free class?

You first should look at the schedule at the studio you would like to attend. When you have figured out a day and time that works with your schedule you can then call or email the studio to schedule that class. Please know that not all of our classes may be available and you might want to have a back up class time in mind. When you contact us please supply us with your name, student's name and a number to reach you. We will get back to you shortly to confirm your appointment.

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Is there a class that would better suit my child based on their age?

We have mixed ages in all the classes (except the adult class which is only 13 and above). All the classes are taught with individual instruction for each student. Whether the student is 5 or 10 years old they are going to get separate instruction based on their age and ability.

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Do your students work on whatever project they want?

Our studio has a structured program. As each student comes on board they continue to graduate through our levels  as their ability grows. Each student works on their own project at their own pace. We find this program to work as it helps to keep the students on track and working for an end goal. Students of all ages find a continued excitement to move to the next level and keeps their enthusiasm for art.

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What mediums do you use?

We use traditional mediums. These include Pastel, Watercolor, Oil and Charcoal.

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Do I have to start class at the beginning of the month?

You are able to start anytime. We will pro-rate the month if you start in the middle of the month. We run classes year round and only cancel classes occasionally for certain holidays.

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What supplies will I need to attend class?

In the first class we always have studio supplies for you to use. When you decide to continue classes with us you will need to purchase supplies. We sell all the supplies you will need at the studio. The supplies we use and sell are of the highest quality. Our prices are competitive with all the local stores.

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My schedule is very unpredictable, how do we keep from losing out on art classes we paid for?

We work with you to help fit art into your life. We set it up to have you attend once a week at a specific day and time every week. We know how crazy schedules with kids can be so as long as you let us know we can set up make up classes for those days that you have to reschedule class.
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I am really curious how my child will do in your class, can I stay and watch?

We always welcome the first time students to have their parents watch their first class with us. After that first class, parents and "fans" of our students are asked to find another activity during the class and then they can come back at the end of class to watch the presentation of art from the students. This helps to keep the studio as a professional teaching environment and limits distractions.

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Do you offer discounts?

We have a couple of ways for our students to save their pennies.

If you pay for 3 full months in advance we offer a discount.

We offer sibling discounts.

If you refer a friend and they start classes with us we thank you with a free class for each person referred.

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Do you work with Charter Schools?

Yes. We offer a wonderful chance to have the Charter schools pick up the bill for your art education. If you are currently involved with a Charter school and have questions regarding billing your school for classes just inquire at the studio.

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What is your teacher to student ratio?

We have 6 to 7 students working with one teacher. As the class grows, so do the number of teachers.

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Revised: 07/25/14.