Youth Art Classes Start January 13 at the Berkeley Art Works

Youth art classes start January 13 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Egg Tempera Painting for the Middle School Students

Mondays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17; 4:30-6pm
Instructor: Hilda Eiber

The Egg Tempera painting class is for middle school students who want take their painting skills beyond their school art class.  Working with a professional artist to learn advanced brush techniques, color blending and developing a painting style to achieve soft paintings with glowing colors.  Creativity is encouraged.

Supplies: Instructor will provide the eggs for the painting sessions.   Students would be expected to bring watercolor painting paper, and watercolor brushes., pencils for sketching/tracing and a gum eraser.   Paint will be provided.

Hilda Eiber is a professional potter and artist.  Her work is exhibited in the tri-state area.  She is known for her imaginative pottery pieces and attention to details.  She has been an active participant in the Arts in Education Program, bringing Professional artists into the Classrooms of Berkeley County.

Tuition $55 for six weeks.
by January 8 to assure your space.

Art and Art History for the Home School Students
(Middle/High school)

Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18; 10am-12noon
Instructor: Kristina Hoffman

The class is designed for the home schooled high school or middle school student.  The students will be instructed in various art styles as well as art history.  The students will have hands on experience creating artwork and critiquing each other’s work.

Supplies: Sketch pad 9”x12”, Graphite pencils, Erasers

Kristina is a Shepherd University graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Drawing and Painting. She is an experienced art teacher and professional artist. She is happy to share her knowledge, talent and experience with anyone willing to learn.

Tuition $80 for six weeks.
by January 9 to assure your space.

Junior Art Academy (Age 7-10)

Saturdays January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22; 10:00 – 11:30 am
Instructor: Katie MacKinnon

Would you like to step back in time and meet an artist like Matisse,  Leonardo da Vinci or Paul Klee? This is your child’s chance! In this class children will study the biography of the artist and create a masterpiece that exemplifies the artist’s style or content. Make art history come alive for your child!

Supplies are provided.

Tuition $50 for six weeks.
by January 13 to assure your space.

The Berkeley Arts Council offers a wide range of art classes and workshops at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

The announced classes for adults include beginning and intermediate acrylic painting, pastel painting, watercolor painting, beginning and intermediate drawing and sketching, pottery, and a classes on writing a a mystery novel.

Classes for young people include Art and Art History for home school middle and high school students, tempera painting for middle school students, and Junior Art Academy for age 7-10 years.

Details and online registration are available at Information is available from or 304-620-7277.

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