St. Michael Classes

The Art Spark is offering after school art classes to students at St. Michael School in Sharonville.  These classes will take place at The St. Michael School once a week.  Each class is 70 minutes long and on Mondays from 2:50-4:00 PM.   Payments for class should be made the first day of class or mailed to our business address.

Our new session will run the following dates: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9

Current Session:
Class Theme Description: Art Explorers
Each week Sparklers will explore new methods in Art! They will discover different art materials and learn how to effectively use them each week. They will then brainstorm what kinds of unique projects they can create with the process they have explored!
Week 1: Slime Time 
Slime is all the rage. Alien slime & ghost goo will be created during this first week of class!
Weeks 2: Wonderful Weaving We will be seeing what we can create when we practice patience & master the art of weaving. A book cover? Pencil case? Purse? Pillow? It’s up to the Sparklers to decide!
Weeks 3: Tie Dye Tricks
 This class will teach Sparklers the coolest tips and tricks in tie dye!
Week 4: Wacky Watercolors Salt, crayon, rubbing alcohol, and sharpies can all be incorporated with watercolors to make some amazing art! Sparklers will try out these various techniques to make their own unique work of art!
Weeks 5 & 6: Stuffed Animal Creators
 We will brainstorm different ways to create stuffed animals before using fabric, stuffing, and more to create one-of-a-kind stuffed animals!

Next Session:
$84.00 Oct 16, 23, 30 + Nov 6, 13, 27
Class Theme Description: Draw, Plan, Sculpt
Each week Sparklers will explore new methods in sculpting. We will begin each class with learning a new sculpting technique. We will draw a plan, and then get to work making unique 3-dimensional projects
Weeks 1: Plush Pumpkins
Sparklers will use fabric to create a stuffed pumpkin. They will use found art materials to turn their pumpkin into a fun & spooky jack-o-lantern!
Week 2&3:Birds
Sparklers will imagine a bird unlike any other! They will first draw their bird before using clay to sculpt their bird. They will then paint and embellish their birds with a variety of materials.
Week 4: Name Signs
We will begin by learning how to create and customize letters using sculpey. We will then create slabs and adhere our letters to the signs! 
Weeks 5 & 6: Plaster Bowls We will work quickly and learn how plaster sets as we sculpt our very own bowls using plaster. We will also press decorative materials into the plaster as it sets. The following week we will complete our bowl using paint, glitter, mod podge, and much more!

How do I sign-up?
Enrolling your child is easy on our website. Scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out the form below.

How do I pay?
Payment can be submitted by hitting continue on our enrollment form. This will take you to Paypal where you can pay easily.

Classes will be split up into sessions based on different themes. At the beginning of each class we will ask questions, diagram ideas, and brainstorm solutions to create unique projects. Children will use a plethora of art materials including but not limited to: oil pastels, watercolor, colored pencils, crayons, markers, felt, paper mache, clay, model magic, and more!

What should I do if  I know my child is going to miss a class?
If you know in advance that your child will not be able to make it to specific classes, please let us know before the session begins and we will prorate the session for you.  If your child misses a class unexpectedly due to illness or a change of events, schedule a make-up class for your child to attend at our studio.  You can choose a class to attend for  a make-up from our class schedule .  Please send us an e-mail or give us a phone call to let us know when you would like your child to come in.  We will not refund for classes missed unexpectedly.

Where are the classes held?

St. Michael School
11136 Oak Street
Sharonville, OH 45241