Art workshop descriptions
Each class is 2 hours long
Ages: 13–18
Class size: 15 students
All materials are included in the price
Canvas Painting
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New !Owl Face
By following our lesson of adding layers you will create a striking image of an owl up close and personal.
– Night Sky
We will lead you step-by-step to create a star-filled night sky with silhouettes of a hillside and trees. It’s amazing what you can create with four colors and some easy brush techniques!
– Underwater Coral Reef
Paint a coral reef and sealife on a canvas using dramatic silhouettes!
Looking up from the bottom of the sea we will create a painting using dramatic silhouettes of coral reef and sealife in black paint. Using different tones of blue mixed with white your eye will be drawn to the starburst of sunlight above.
Wayne Thiebaud/Cake Sculpture   icon
Cake Sculpture
Create a sculptural piece of “cake”! (Sorry you can’t eat it.)
Inspired by artist Wayne Thiebaud’s luscious images of desserts we will make a three-dimensional slice of cake using everyday materials: cardboard, masking tape and paint. Use your creativity to personalize your slice of cake.
Anamorphic Drawing   icon
Anamorphic drawing
You won’t believe your eyes! Create a drawing that appears to levitate. Pop up Art School will show you step-by-step how to create an anamorphic drawing which uses forced perspective to create an illusion.
Start with basic shapes like a sphere or cube and create a series of drawings. When you look at the drawing 1 to 2 feet away the object looks like it’s floating!
NEW! for Halloween
Day of the Dead Altar
Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico between October 31st and November 2nd. Day of the Dead is a festive occasion, a time to celebrate, much like a family reunion. Making an altar (or ofrenda as it’s sometimes called in Spanish) for the occasion can be a way for you to honor the life of someone who was important to you, or remember your ancestors. We will use a small wooden coffin and add your own colorful festive decorations and images.
We strive to create a friendly atmosphere where teens can be creative and meet other kids with the same interests. Therefore, teen workshops are two hours long to allow for socializing, snacks (provided by the library) and an icebreaking game.
  • All materials are included.
  • Ages 13+
  • 15 teens max
  • Workshops are 2 hours long.
If you would like to accommodate more students it is an additional charge of $75 to have a second teacher on site. With two teachers there is a max of 30 students.


The Pop up Art School is located in Weymouth, Massachusetts. We charge a travel fee if the library is beyond I-95 or north of Boston

Below is a map showing (in green) where we charge a $50 travel fee. However, if we can book you on the same day with another library, within a 30 minute drive from your library, we will split the fee between the two libraries.

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