The goal of these classes is to develop the children's artistic life and enhance their innate and learned talents.  Drawing, painting and art history are always included in each session. The fundamentals and importance of drawing, in charcoal and pencil, are greatly emphasized. Paintings includes all types of mediums, such as acrylics, watercolors, and pastels.  

Art history is taught through discussion or copying one of the masters. Collage and other fun projects are also part of the curriculum. Scroll down for information on how to register.
Classes are held at the PSAA Gallery.  There are four sessions per year.

Children's After School Art Class

                                                                    on TUESDAYS                                                                                                                                                                                    
Fall After School Session: Oct. 3-24 (4 days) 4-6pm

Winter After School Art Session: Feb. 6-27, 2018 (4 days) 4-6pm

Spring After School Art Session: April 3-24, 2018 (4 days), 4-6pm

Summer Art Session: July 10-31, 2018 (4 days) 10am- Noon

Mary Walker Baptiste is certified to teach K-8.

Fee for each of the above sessions is $50 plus $5 materials fee.

To register for any of the above classes, please send a check made out to 

PSAA Children's Art Classes
and mail to:
Lou Baptiste
56 Brigantine Blvd.
Waretown, NJ 08758

For information, call Mary Walker-Baptiste at 609-242-0799

    The Children’s Classes at Pines Shores are designed to develop each child’s artistic life as well as to     enhance each child’s innate and learned talents. Students from age 6 to12 are invited to join the classes, 
    held four seasons of the year.  While each class introduces the students to art history, through discussion     and exposure to the Masters, instruction of art fundamentals will include use of professional artist’s tools. 

    The students will experience drawing, using charcoal or pencil, and painting, using acrylics, watercolors, 
    oils or collage during the four-week sessions.

Children from this class learned about NJ-born artist Jacob Lawrence
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Children's Classes 2017
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Mary explains the gallery show, winter white Tempera Resist, and Mona Lisa in monochromatic hues in her recent 2017 class.