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Art Lessons for Kids • One-To-One Tutoring • Birthday Parties • Private Lessons

The Artist’s Apprentice offers the creative person an opportunity to explore his/her individual talents through a variety of medium, subject matter and techniques. Classes are taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner of The Artist’s Apprentice established in 2002.
A variety of classes, offered in a group setting are designed for young artists ages 7 & up (siblings are always welcome!). Home School Students, Birthday Parties, Girl/Boy Scout Badge Requirements, and Religious Groups, and those in the International Baccalaureate program are just a few.
View our Class Schedule to find out what’s being offered right now. We also offer private art classes as well as home school lesson, (group and individual) at the Independence Library, Depot Park, The Corner Cafe in Nieman’s Family Market or at your home in Clarkston!

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Upcoming Lessons

February 23, 2023
  • Kid's Art Creations

    February 23, 2023  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360, USA

    Does your creative kiddo like using a variety of mediums to make all kinds of awesome art? If so then sign them up today for these fun filled unique classes! Students will be involved with several challenging tasks of creating paintings from a mass array of yarns, beads, wires, etc., and, oh yes, PAINT! A variety of subject matter will be explored as Imagination soar. You will be impressed with the outcome when you view your child's Gallery Show of students' artwork which will be extended to families following class on the final day!
    Register today, class size limited! Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner/Entrepreneur of The Artist's Apprentice.
    Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register)
    $65 plus $20 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes.Thursdays 02/23, 03/02, 03/09, 03/16 to 4:30 - 6:00

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February 27, 2023
  • Acrylic Painting 101

    February 27, 2023  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360, USA

    Let's start painting with all the basics step of Acrylic Painting! We will begin by learning how the different brushes are used to create various strokes, including a lesson on the use of a pallet knife. Working on canvas, let's see what brush is the perfect match for making animal fur. Kids will select the animal friend of their particular preference and work from a photo reference. Bring in a photo of your fuzzy pet if you wish! Pupils will be working from nature on other substrates as well. 
    Register today, class size limited! A Gallery Show of our students' artwork will be extended to families following class on the final day! Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner/Entrepreneur of The Artist's Apprentice.
    Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register)
    $65 plus $20 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes. 
     
    Mondays 02/27, 03/06, 03/13, 03/20 to 4:30 - 6:00

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February 28, 2023
  • Acrylic Painting 101

    February 28, 2023  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Renaissance High School, 6558 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, USA

    Let's start painting with all the basics step of Acrylic Painting! We will begin by learning how the different brushes are used to create various strokes, including a lesson on the use of a pallet knife. Working on canvas, let's see what brush is the perfect match for making animal fur. Kids will select the animal friend of their particular preference and work from a photo reference or bring in a photo of your fuzzy pet if you wish! Pupils will be working from nature on other substrates as well. 

    Register today, class size limited! A Gallery Show of our students' artwork will be extended to families following class on the final day! Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner/Entrepreneur of The Artist's Apprentice.
    Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register)
    $65 plus $20 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes. 

    Tuesdays 02/28, 03/07, 03/14, 03/21 to 4:30 - 6:00

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March 1, 2023
  • Kid's Art Creations

    March 1, 2023  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Renaissance High School, 6558 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, USA

    Does your creative kiddo like using a variety of mediums to make all kinds of awesome art? If so then sign them up today for these fun filled unique classes! Students will be involved with several challenging tasks of creating paintings from a mass array of yarns, beads, wires, etc., and, oh yes, PAINT! A variety of subject matter will be explored as Imagination soar. You be impressed with the outcome when you view your child's Gallery Show of students' artwork which will be extended to families following class on the final day! Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner/Entrepreneur of The Artist's Apprentice.

    Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register)
    $65 plus $20 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes.

    Wednesdays 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22 to 4:30 - 6:00

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March 3, 2023
  • Kid's art Creations

    March 3, 2023  4:20 pm - 5:50 pm
    Fenton Community & Cultural Center, 150 S Leroy St, Fenton, MI 48430, USA

    Does your creative kiddo like using a variety of mediums to make all kinds of awesome art? If so then sign them up today for these fun filled unique classes! Students will be involved with several challenging tasks of creating paintings from a mass array of yarns, beads, wires, etc., and, oh yes, PAINT! A variety of subject matter will be explored as Imagination soar. You will be impressed with the outcome when you view your child's Gallery Show of students' artwork which will be extended to families following class on the final day! Register today, class size limited! A Gallery Show of our students' artwork will be extended to families following class on the final day! Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner/Entrepreneur of The Artist's Apprentice.
    Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register)
    $65 plus $20 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes Fridays 03/03, 03/10, 03/17, 03/24 to 4:20 -5:50

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20 years and counting! All of our fine art experiences are instructed by Pamela Palmer, an artist who was born and educated in Canada. Pamela has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a major in painting and a minor in drawing from the University of Windsor and a Diploma of Interior Design from St. Clair College. Her works have been accepted into the government collection of Ontario and into juried shows at the Windsor Gallery of Art. Currently she is one of the regular artists displaying work at The Cause and Affect Gallery in Fenton. Palmer has been the 4th grade art teacher at the Independence El. and art instructor at the Early Childhood Learning Center for the Young 5’s program in Clarkston. The Artist’s Apprentice has received a huge amount of recognition since its beginnings through the Youth Enrichment Program in Clarkston, Michigan and has branched out into Lake Orion, Fenton, Davisburg and Rochester. As part of The Artist’s Apprentice program, students will be working to improve upon their personal best, an ongoing mindset that, hopefully continues throughout a lifetime.

Classes

…and many more! Check the Class Schedule to see what’s being offered right now!

How Do I Enroll?

For group classes, go to the Class Schedule and click on the desired class for information on how to enroll and make a payment. Note: For ‘Schedule’ classes please do not pay through this website. Click here to enroll in private classes, art parties, or to pay online.

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If you have a question, call Pamela Palmer at

(248) 620-3040

Or text (248) 842-1349

For the fastest response, simply use the form to the right, and we'll get back to you soon!