We Do Kid's ART.

We Do Kid's ART.

Studio 212 also loves to teach art classes for kids.  We offer classes in various medias. Scroll down for a few of our upcoming classes...

After you have signed your child up for one of our semester long classes, please make sure that you click on ALL FOUR of the following links in order to make sure that they are properly registered for class. You must complete these registration forms in order for your child to be admitted on the first day of class. If you have any questions, please feel free to email them to jenn@studio212arts.com

There will be NO CLASSES March 15-19th for Spring Break.

We will follow all Maryville City School decisions regarding snow days.

Closing Art Show will be held for all classes on Friday, May 21st.

All materials will be provided for a $15 one time materials fee. This class does NOT require the $25 registration fee. 

Outdoor Painting

Instructor: Allison Payne

What better way to enjoy the Spring than painting outdoors? Kids Outdoor Painting class is a 4-week workshop on how to paint what's in front of them using vibrant acrylic colors. Each Saturday morning we'll meet up at the park, hand out supplies and students will pick out their subject and paint independently with the instructor nearby. At the end of our 4-weeks, students get to keep their portable art boxes! 

*Parents/gaurdians are welcome to enjoy the park and supervise their child as they paint if desired.*

Ages 10 and up
$70.00 for 4 weeks of instruction
-plus a $15 one time materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.
Begins April 10th
Sat 10:00am-11:30pm
All materials for all art mediums provided.

Tuesdays 4:00-5:30

Beginning Jan 5th

Jan - May 2021

Closing Art Show Friday, May 21st

Ages 10+

$100.00 per month

Round Robin Art Class

In this new semester class, participants will get the chance to explore multiple mediums in order to find what they love. Over the five month semester students will spend several weeks each in all of the subjects below; in the order listed. 

Clay Handbuilding with Leanne McQueen Jan 5 - Feb 9 

In this portion of the class, students will focus on creating fun projects using handbuilding techniques such as coiling, pinching, and slab work. 

Drawing with Allison Payne Feb 16 - Mar 9

A fun approach to drawing! With the basic elements of art as a guide, we will explore several artists work and use a variety of materials. Lots of self- expression!

Paint with Allison Payne Mar 23 - April 13

Students will be introduced to new painting techniques and styles inspired by various famous artists. They will leave with a greater understanding of proper brushstrokes, color theory and composition, and a new sense of their own painting styles. 

Clay Throwing with Leanne McQueen April 20 - May 18

This class will introduce the pottery wheel and techniques for making successful functional wares. 



All materials provided.

Spring Kid's Art

No cotton balls or Popsicle sticks here, this class is geared towards teaching children the fundamentals of art.  From color theory,  composition, line and shading, this class will develop skills in art and encourage creative problem solving. From painting to printmaking this class will explore different medias.

Feb - May 2021
Closing Art Show Friday, May 21st
Ages 8-12
$75.00 per month

Thur  Feb 4th         4:00-5:30  



Art Classes Maryville TN

Spring Kid's Clay

Instructor: Leanne McQueen

​In this semester long class, students will create fun projects using hand building techniques such as coiling, pinching, and slab work while building upon skills.  Each Class is unique and small in size. Students can focus on growing as an artist with lots of personal attention from instructor.  Students  make a great variety of bowls, dishes, containers and sculptural art pieces,while being guided step-by-step through all the processes from making a pot to decorating, glazing and firing. Class includes clay and all firing and glaze materials included. 

Kids in Clay

Ages 6-10,  Ages 10-12, or Ages 8-12
Jan - May 2021
Closing Art Show Friday, May 21st
$65.00 per month   6-10
$75.00 per month 10-12
$75.00 per month  8-12
All materials provided.

Wednesdays  Jan 6th            4:00-5:15     ages  6-10   THIS CLASS IS FULL

Thursdays      Jan 7th            4:00-5:15     ages 10-12  THIS CLASS IS FULL

Wednesday  Feb 3rd            4:00-5:15     ages  8-12    THIS CLASS IS FULL

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All materials will be provided for a materials fee.

Teen Drawing

Instructor: Allison Payne

This is a great skill-building course with a blend of lessons in 3D forms, character creation for animation, and drawing from life. Students will begin with the basics and then end the course with their own creative project using their acquired skills.

8 weeks of instruction

Begins Jan 25th

Closing Art Show Friday, May 21st

Mondays 4:30-6:00

$85.00 per month plus a $20 one time materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.


6 weeks of instruction

Begins April 12th

Closing Art Show Friday, May 21st

Mondays 4:30-6:00

$65.00 per month plus a $55 one time materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.


Teen Portrait Painting

Instructor: Allison Payne

In this 6-week workshop, we'll learn how to create realistic portraits starting with the proportions and anatomy of the head, then learn how to draw accurately from a reference photo. Our first quick portrait will be monotone to practice value and brushwork. The second portait we'll use a limited color palette to practice skin tones. And finally we'll tackle a large scale portrait in full color, putting our techniques to the test.

All materials provided for a materials fee.


Intermediate Teen Clay

Instructor: Leanne McQueen

This class is a fun and total hands-on foundation course on throwing on the wheel.  Students will be guided in a step- by- step process and will learn how to center, pull a pot, and trim.  Students will learn to throw various shapes, leading to successful bowls, mugs, cups, vases etc. to take home to their families to enjoy. Clay and all firing and glaze materials included

Ages 13+

Jan - May 2021

Closing Art show Friday, May 21st

Thursday Jan 7th 5:15-6:45
Open Studio Saturdays from 11:00-1:00
$100.00 per month
All materials provided.


**If you are interested in this class, please email us at jenn@studio212arts.com to be put on a wait list. If we have enough interest, we may add an additional class time. 

In an effort to protect all students and teachers at the studio, we are asking that all students wear a mask to class.

In an effort to do our part to protect you, temperatures will be taken at the door when you arrive to class. Proper sanitation of materials and tables will be done between each class, as well as frequent handwashing and sanitizing throughout the class.

Please do not attend class if you have been feeling ill or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for Covid in the last 14 days.

We look forward to having you in a safe and fun environment.