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Weekly Classes for Students of All Levels

Green Forest Art Studio offers year-round weekly art classes to children ages 5 to 18 located in Union City (North Fremont) and South Fremont.  Most classes are 1.5 hours in length (except Portfolio Development class which is 2 hours).  Students may enroll at any time during the year.  Once enrolled, students may continue for as long as they like.

  • Children in our Explorers (4-6), Foundations (7-9), and Art Development (10-12) programs will rotate through different materials and techniques each week with new lessons developed by our teaching staff each week. 
  • Students in our Advanced Study Programs (Sketch, Adv. Materials Study, Portfolio Development) will work on selected media & subject matter based on their individual goals and interests. 

Fremont Art Classes - Green Forest Art Studio - Class Schedule

Small Class Sizes & Engaging Variety of Materials

Our teacher student ratio of one to six, combined with our personalized instruction allows teachers to cultivate close relationships with their students and to be mentors to aspiring artists.

Classes use an exciting variety of materials and art-making processes including Chinese Painting, Drawing, Painting (Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil), Sketch, Mixed Media, Clay, Sculpture, and Print Art.

Curriculum

AGE 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Little
Picassos
Young Explorers Foundations Art Development
Drawing / Sketch Lv. 1
Drawing / Sketch Lv. 2
Portfolio Development
Adv. Materials Study
Creative Exploration
Digital Art Lv. 1
Digital Art Lv. 2
Animation Fundamentals

Young Explorers (4-6)

Class Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Create artwork that reflects familiar topics while using a variety of materials.
  • Focuses on hand-eye coordination, learning shapes, colors, and use of basic materials.
  • Have fun while building self confidence and inspiring children to make their own creative choices.

Foundations (7-9)

Class Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Students start to explore a broad range of traditional mediums and subject matter including landscape, animals, and still life.
  • Incorporate styles and techniques from past and modern artists in their work

Art Development (10-12)

Class Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Develop technical proficiency, competence in color mixing, and ability to draw and paint realistically.
  • Explore a broad range of traditional mediums and subject matter including landscape, animals, and still life.
  • Understand the techniques and inspirations of different art movements to refine their own style, utilizing artistic principles to a greater extent to transition them to more independent study

Drawing / Sketch (10+ / 12+)

Class Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Understanding light, shadow, the human figure. perspective, composition, and developing finished pieces.
  • Focus on charcoal, pencil sketch, color pencil, watercolors, oils & acrylics including live sketch.
  • Subjects include Still Life, Portrait, Landscape, Figures

Adv. Materials Study (10+)

Class Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Understanding light, shadow, the human figure. perspective, composition, and developing finished pieces.
  • Classes utilize varied materials including charcoal, pencil, color pencil, watercolors, pastels, painting, and watercolors
  • Subjects include Still Life, Portrait, Landscape, Figures

Portfolio Development

Class Duration: 2.0 hours

  • We work with students to assess individual portfolio requirements and offer projects customized to meet those requirements.  
  • We have extensive experience working with students on portfolios for high school and college applications.
  • Contact studio directly for schedule and pricing information

Class Schedule

Weekly art classes are offered year-round for children ages 5 to 18.

Click on one of the buttons below to browse our current weekly class schedule.

Parents are invited to schedule a Free Introductory Class for their child.  This class can be scheduled when there is a permanent spot available in the requested class time.

If your child has already taken the trial class and you would like to register, click on the “Enroll Now” button below to continue.

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Tuition

Payment Option A

> EXPLORERS

> FOUNDATIONS

> ART DEVELOPMENT CLASSES

10 week session for $450

($45/class, 90 mins)*

 

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> SKETCH

> ADV. MATERIALS STUDY

> MATERIALS MASTERY CLASSES

10 week session for $500

($50/class, 90 mins)*

 

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> PORTFOLIO CLASSES

10 week session for $600

($60/class, 120 mins)*

 

Unused credits will expire 15 weeks after start date

(credits may be paused during summer break)

 

Payment Option B

> EXPLORERS

> FOUNDATIONS

> ART DEVELOPMENT CLASSES

22 week session for $900

($40.91/class, 90 mins)*

 

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> SKETCH /

> ADV. MATERIAL STUDY  /

> MATERIALS MASTERY CLASSES

22 week session for $1000

($45.45/class, 90 mins)*

 

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Unused credits will expire 30 weeks after start date

(credits may be paused during summer break)

Registration Fee

$35 (one-time, new students)

(non-refundable)

Accepted Payment Methods

We currently accept cash,  checks payable to: "Green Forest Art Studio", or Zelle

 

If you wish to pay through student portal using Checking ACH or Credit Card (2.5% surcharge) then let us know which payment option (Option A [10 classes] or Option B [22 classes]) you prefer and we can add the charge to your online account so that you can submit payment online.

2024 Holiday Schedule (No Class)

New Years Day (observed) – Jan 1 (Mon)

Martin Luther King Jr. – Jan 15 (Mon)

President’s Day – Feb 19 (Mon)

Memorial Day – May 27 (Mon)

Juneteenth – June 19 (Wed)

Independence Day – July 4 (Thurs)

Labor Day – Sept 2 (Mon)

Veteran’s Day – Nov 11 (Mon)

Thanksgiving – Nov 28-30 (Thu, Fri, Sat)

Christmas – Dec 24 (Tues), 25 (Weds)

New Years – Dec 31, 2023 (Tues), Jan 1, 2024 (Weds)

 

Contact Information

Union City / N. Fremont Studio
(near Ardenwood, Forest Park, Warwick, Delaine Eastin)
Green Forest Art Studio
32627 Alvarado Blvd.
Union City, CA 94587

South Fremont Studio
(near Mission San Jose, Irvington, Warm Springs, Niles)
Green Forest Art Studio
1974 Driscoll Rd
Fremont, CA 94539

Phone:
(415) 595-4680

Email:
info@greenforestartstudio.com

 

Studio Hours

 

Union City / N. Fremont Studio

  • Mon: 3:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Tues: 3:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thurs: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Fri: 3:30 - 6:45pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

South Fremont Studio

  • Mon: 3:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Tues: 3:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thurs: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Fri: 3:30 - 6:45pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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