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Keenan Spencer is a dedicated art teacher known for nurturing creativity and self-expression in both children and adults. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Keenan brings a wealth of experience to the classroom, with over a decade spent as a professional fine and digital artist. Keenan's mission is to kindle the artistic spark in every student, offering a warm and inclusive environment where the beauty of mediums like watercolors, acrylics, and oils can be explored. Keenan is here to guide young aspiring artists and help them discover their unique artistic potential.

With a background encompassing behavioral therapy, fine art, and a passion for teaching, Keenan is well-equipped to connect with students from all walks of life. Their primary focus centers on nurturing emotional and mental growth through art, driven by a commitment to providing an exceptional art education experience. Keenan will guide your child on a transformative artistic adventure, where self-expression, artistic exploration, and the creation of meaningful works of art are the primary objectives.

Drawing & Painting

Ages 6-9 & 9-12

Prerequisites:  Must be able to use scissors and get dirty!

Ages 6-9:

In our Painting & Drawing class for children aged 6 to 9, young artists embark on a creative journey exploring the world of colors and shapes. Through the use of watercolor and acrylic paints, students learn to express themselves artistically while practicing fundamental brush techniques such as brush strokes, blending, and color mixing. We delve into the fascinating world of art, covering topics like color theory, shape, line, texture, light and shadow, and perspective. Young artists will have the opportunity to draw still-life objects and create expressive portraits using graphite, charcoal, and pastels. This class nurtures a love for art and helps children develop their skills and artistic vision.

Ages 9-12:

Our Painting & Drawing class for kids aged 9 to 12 is designed to take young artists to the next level of their creative journey. We delve deeper into the world of art, introducing them to various painting styles and art movements like impressionism, pop art, and abstract art. Students will explore advanced painting techniques such as glazing, dry brushing, washing, and stippling. The class places a strong emphasis on developing observational and perspective drawing skills, as well as honing their abilities in proportion, shading, and composition through detailed still life and portrait drawings. This class provides a platform for young artists to express themselves more profoundly and create art that reflects their personal style.


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