Living Art Studio


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In a Nutshell

Kids aged 5–16 create original artworks during three-hour camp sessions on topics such as animals, puppets, and sculpture

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Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Limit 2 per family; limit 1 per child. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must be 8-16 years old. Valid only for camp dates from 7/1/13-8/30/13. Not valid for workshops. Max 8 students per class. Must provide own lunch, snacks and beverages. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Living Art Studio - Fremont: Five Mornings, Afternoons, or Full Days of Kids' Art Camp at Living Art Studio (Up to 56% Off)

Children can reveal an artistic temperament at a young age by spattering ice cream on white tablecloths and denying that a pacifier is a pacifier. Encourage an early brush with greatness with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $125 for five consecutive mornings of kids' art camp (a $250 value)
  • $109 for five consecutive afternoons of kids' art camp (a $250 value)
  • $199 for five consecutive full days of kids' art camp (a $450 value)

Children attend three-hour camp sessions for ages 5–7 or 8–16. Younger campers can create fantastical characters in the Fairies, Elves, and Trolls class or study vehicles during Things that Vroom! Other class topics include stained glass and puppets. Older students join sessions on sculpture and fashion design and learn to paint with acrylics and oils.

Click here for a camp schedule and class offerings. Morning sessions run 9 a.m.–noon, afternoon sessions run 1 p.m.–4 p.m., and full days run 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Living Art Studio

Marina Bichinsky knows the importance of art education firsthand. She had her first art lesson at age 5, and, though it may have seemed like a childhood hobby at the time, art paved the road for her career path, a road that had perfectly straight yellow lines thanks to her artistic skill. She studied architecture in college, earned her doctorate in visual communications, and, today, funnels these skills into her position as director of Living Art Studio. Here, she teaches students of all ages and skill levels enlisted in the studio’s classes, in which instructors trained by Marina teach realist painting techniques.

The team generally starts first-time artists off with classes that teach gesture and proportion before graduating them to charcoal-drawing classes, color study, and, finally, painting still lifes and figures. For their younger crowd, instructors lead Mommy & Me classes, during which 2.5- to 5-year-olds learn techniques amenable to their age, such as how to turn baby-food splats on highchair trays into impressionist opuses that suggest Monet and Renoir, but with an underlying current of originality in the vein of a Pissarro. The school also offers a specialty curriculum for adults who are seeking further education in areas such as fashion design, photography, and advertising.


76% of 17 customers recommend

My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the class and the instructor. Had we not moved, we would definitely be continuing and may in spite of the distance. Super talented instructor and gifted in her ability to work with children.
Sonia R. · July 28, 2013
My son really enjoyed the class, unfortunately, the location is a bit far for us, will consider in the future when our weekend schedule opens up.
Jennifer C. · June 4, 2012
You are doing a great job Marina - keep it up!
Bagoda B. · June 3, 2012

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