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Youth Workshops

Beginners Drawing Class

April 26th 9am – 12pm 

Learn the basics of drawing with pencil. Students will learn the 4 basic shapes, perspective and shading. We will explore different techniques to achieve a  desired mood. (Ages 7-17) Read more

Supplies will be provided.

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$40 members

Digital Photography Fundamentals w/ Stephen Monastra

Saturday mornings’s 9am-12pm

May 9th- May 30th

Become familiar with the many functions your digital camera offers.

Learn all of the settings, menu items, buttons and options on your digital camera.

Students will photograph various subjects & locations in and around the park.

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Students should bring their own camera (DSLR preferred).

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members $135 

Stained Glass with Kelly Lock

Create unique stained glass works of art. A great instructor with classes for beginners and those with experience. Ages 13+

Beginners workshop May 3rd 10-3pm

Intermediate 4 week Workshop Sundays May 10th – May 31stth                                                                 

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plus $25 material fee due first class.

$45 Members
plus $25 material fee due first class.

Intermediate Workshop Sunday’s 9:30- 12:30 <ay10th – May31st: Allows you to cut into the world of glass with holiday inspiration. The holidays are coming fast, and copper foil stained glass is great for gifting or decorating! Basic stained glass skills are needed for this fast pace four week class.

plus $25 material fee due first class.

$90 Members
plus $25 material fee due first class.

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Intro to The Portrait & Figure

Introduction to Drawing w/ Renee Egan

May 16th – MAY 23RD TWO SATURDAYS 1-4pm

For the beginner or intermediate level student who wishes to learn the fundamentals of Drawing the figure, or who wants to brush up on necessary skills to perfect the figure. Read more

Students will develop skill and confidence by starting to learn how to draw the human skeleton and it’s muscle placement. We will end with the use of a real model that the student will start with quick 10 minute sketches to a longer extended pose.

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$165 Members

Materials used: charcoal, pastel, pencil, charcoal paper
$20 additional fee for model (payable @ class)
Level: Beginner thru Intermediate

Pysanky – Ukrainian Hand-Decorated Eggs w/ Basia Andrusko

Upcoming Date to be Announced

Explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating Pysanky. Each participant will create a unique and beautiful egg!

Perfect gifts or a special treasure for Spring!

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You will be guided through all the steps of transforming a plain egg into a work of art.
Learn how to make Ukrainian Hand-Decorated Eggs, using the age-old method of wax resist. Lines of wax are applied to the eggshell, using a small tool called a “kistka”. The egg is then put into a dye bath, with the wax protecting the covered shell from subsequent color changes. This process is alternately repeated (wax/dye/wax/dye). After the full design is applied, the wax is removed (by melting it over a candle flame and wiping off) to reveal the bright colors underneath.
This Pysanka, or Ukrainian Easter egg, can then be displayed on a stand or hung as an ornament.

Materials (eggs, stylus, dyes, wax…) and instruction will be provided to make one or two Pysanky.
Kits will also be available for purchase, so that students can continue to make Pysanky and wax-resist batik-style eggs at home, for all seasons and occasions.

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Upcoming date to be announced $30 

+ $10 material fee due in class

Also teaching Teen Night Workshop - March 13, 2015  7-10pm $30.00 + $10.00 Material fee to be paid directly to the instructor

Teaching Artist: Basia Andrusko
I have been writing Pysanky for over four decades, gathering in the kitchen during Lent to carry on the Ukrainian tradition.
I find the creation process very soothing and meditative, and look forward to the moment of melting off the wax to reveal the design.
I write pysanky with traditional patterns, but I also enjoy creating egg art with fresh interpretations and original designs (like my beach-inspired seashell patterns).

They make great gifts, especially to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, new home, or just to share with someone special.


Teen Art Fridays

Art focused Teens can drop in every 2nd Friday as expert instructors provide guidance in a multitude of mediums including fine arts, multi-media, clay, jewelry, found object sculpture, print making, book making, personal masks, fiber and even portfolio building. Read more

Improve your Creative Skills while socializing with other art oriented people. 7-10pm

2nd Friday of the month 7-10pm 


Enjoy pizza, snacks and music as you create surrounded by the relaxing, inspirational, accepting and supportive atmosphere that Tyler Park Center for the Arts provides. Please Submit a Registration Form

March 13th Teen Night SOLD OUT Pysanky – Ukrainian Hand-Decorated Eggs w/ Basia Andrusko

( additional materials fee for some offerings )

Mindfulness in Nature for Kindergarteners

Come learn and watch yourself grow through the changes in the Season of Spring using mindful ways inside and outside with Nature as your teacher.

9:30-11:30 or 1:00-3:00

Upcoming Dates to be announced

Taught by Kate Cain-Bell Read more

Observe, listen, paint, mold clay and more to connect to all of nature.

Using children’s yoga, quiet meditation, books and music and drama activities your child will strengthen their self-confidence and thrive in a loving natural environment.


Members $135



Birthday Parties & Girls Night Out!

Schedule a special night at TPCA.

Offerings in a multitude of mediums including beading, marbleized silk, stained glass and fusion, fine art, gourd decorating, book making & more!

For details & scheduling contact  267-218-0290