Saturday: Drawing and Painting [Ages 5-8]

09/17/2022 09:00 AM - 12/03/2022 10:00 AM ET


Youth Classes + Workshops


West Windsor Arts
952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550


This class will develop acrylic and watercolor painting and drawing skills by introducing landscapes, still life, and animals into your visual vocabulary...(click title for more info)

Teaching Artist: Pratibha Raju
Ages 5-8, Saturdays, 9:00 am-10:00 am: 10 sessions
September 17 - December 3 (No class November 12 & 26)
$140 Member* | $155 Non-member
*household or higher for registration
$45 material fee due on the first day of class


Students will be learning still-life drawing and nature drawing and painting, understanding the elements of art, and implementing it in their artwork. Learn to paint still-life objects like vases, tea sets, etc. Also, learn about nature by painting and drawing plants, trees, fruits, and vegetables. Students will gain the confidence to create artworks close to nature by studying the light and shade effect. Applying different tones to create artworks in shading and color.

$45 materials fee due on the first day of class.

Covid Protocols: At this time, mask wearing is optional. If COVID cases increase at any point and we are recommended by local health organizations, we may return to mandatory mask wearing. Classes and workshops held in all spaces at the art center utilize an HVAC system supplemented with portable HEPA filtration systems. Fresh air is introduced whenever possible. Classes are spaced appropriately to allow 3 - 6 ft. of social distancing. All our staff and Teaching Artists have been vaccinated. High-touch surfaces are wiped down regularly using certified cleaning agents. Hand sanitizer is available in all classrooms. 

 About the Teaching Artist: Pratibha Raju is an artist and a visual art teacher. Pratibha earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts specializing in Drawing and Painting in 1998 from India. Since then she has been practicing and teaching drawing and painting in different styles and mediums. She has exhibited her paintings in oil and acrylic at the College Annual Art Shows and at the Coram Long Island and Piscataway libraries. Her watercolor landscape paintings were selected for the Plainsboro Preserve juried art shows for the last two years. Pratibha has completed many art and teaching courses online from the British Council and Coursera. She has taught in many schools for the last 20 years including the IB school in India with emphasis on holistic teaching. Click here to know more