Kids Love Our Fun & Creative Workshops!

All summer long and for special school-year weeks, we enrich our world-class classical drawing and painting curriculum with engaging lessons in clay and paper sculpture, art history, figure drawing, portraiture, cartooning, and much more! Whether it's your first time at Art Steps or you're already stepping toward mastery, there's always something new to learn!

Choose the Summer Workshops tab or the School Year Workshops tab below for details and registration information:

Calling all artists, ages 4-18! Balance the school year with engaging creativity! Kids use a variety of media to sharpen classical skills through whimsical projects. Fun meets focus with single-day and multi-day workshops for every budding young artist. Students hone drawing, painting, and sculpting skills, and hand-craft keepsakes, holiday gifts, and other seasonal treasures. As fall days get shorter, a variety of workshops keep the light of inspiration glowing. Enrollment opens in the Fall!

Register online, or call our
central office: (714) 524-2248

NOTE: To collapse/expand individual workshop descriptions, please click on any workshop title.

A Halloween Nightmare Clay WorkshopAges 7 and up

See your favorite Halloween characters come to life while learning sculpting and drawing methods! Students build a spooky Sculpey figure as well as a jack-o-lantern stencil to take home for their pumpkin. Get ready for the Holidays with this nightmare themed workshop!

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Painting WorkshopAges 7 and up

Ever wish you just had more time to paint? Experienced students enjoy uninterrupted relaxing time to paint, with access to a trained teacher’s support and expertise, while beginning students are taught, step-by-step, fundamentals of classical techniques using watercolors, acrylic, and even oils, painting subject matter they love.

$135 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
November 6, 13, 20, 27
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

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Winter Holiday WorkshopAges 7 and up

Drop the kids off while you shop! Hunt for holiday deals while your young artists create a holiday card, ornament, snow globe and more! 

$105 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
December 4, 11, 18
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

Costa Mesa Studio
Coming Soon!

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Cartoon Clay WorkshopAges 7 - Teens

In this hands-on studio workshop, students are taught using a step-by-step process from inception to the finished piece. Students learn to sculpt and paint some of their favorite cartoon characters, as well as learn how to make the 3-dimensional houses they live in together. Students will get excited to see their characters come to life while learning basic sculpting methods. Multiple materials and techniques are introduced in this workshop to inspire interest and creativity.

$135 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
January 8, 15, 22, 29
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

Costa Mesa Studio
Coming Soon!

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Valentine's Day Clay WorkshopAges 7 and up

Kids create while parents date! Love is in the air at Art Steps! Whether beginning or advanced, students LOVE creating a Valentine's Day themed clay sculpture with a pop-up card background!

$135 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
February 5, 12, 19, 26
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

Costa Mesa Studio
Coming Soon!

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Pirates & Princesses ClayAges 7 and up

Join us for a voyage into the world of pirates & princesses! Students sculpt a pirate, princess or monkey character, and more! It is a journey you will not want to miss.

$135 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
March 5, 12, 19, 26
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

Costa Mesa Studio
Coming Soon!

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Under the Sea Clay WorkshopAges 7 and up

We are all fascinated by the beach, the sea and ocean creatures. In this workshop, students have a great deal of fun learning to draw, paint, using traditional additive sculpting techniques with clay, and using paper construction to create sea life. Projects include learning to make a clay sculpture sandcastle and fish/shark hat, designing your own sea monster and more. Students will be able to share their new artistic abilities with friends and family, and have ocean friends to take home.

$135 (Includes Materials)

Yorba Linda & Laguna Hills Studios
April 9, 16, 23, 30
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Each Saturday

Costa Mesa Studio
Coming Soon!

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