Julie Alley

Mrs. Alley's Backyard Art Class 2021-2022


12 Fridays– every other Friday morning, for one hour. If it rains and I have to cancel, I will have rain dates set aside. We will meet 5 times in fall and 7 in spring: 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5 (rain makeup day), 11/12 (rain makeup day), 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29 (rain makeup day), 5/6 (rain makeup day). Calendar will go out via email and sent home at the first class.

Outside in my yard. No masks required. Children will sit six to a table and I will seat siblings together. The inside of my home will be available to use the bathroom only.

Classes will be geared to ages 7-10, but anyone age 4 and over is welcome. Just know that it may be a little easy/hard for younger/older students.

Focus will be on working with their hands. Pencils, crayons, paint, sculpture, tools, glue, creating. Becoming familiar with different mediums/techniques. All artwork will go home at the end of each class, with additional handouts for enrichment some weeks.

COST: Cost of class can be paid by the year only (due on first day of class), at $150 for the year (12 classes) for the first student in your family, $125 for each additional student from the same family. This cost includes most all supplies, except each student will need their own scissors and I will ask for donations from home for things like collage/sculpture/etc. projects. And we will probably make t-shirts, so I’ll ask for a blank shirt per child at some point.


Art Class Blog:

Questions? email me!

ABOUT ME: My husband Jimmy and I have been married 21 years and homeschool our children. We have six kids (2 boys, 4 girls) that range in age from 6 to 19. I graduated from FSU with a BFA in studio art, emphasis in photography and printmaking. I LOVE children
and want to provide home schooled kids (especially my own) with a good visual arts
and creative foundation. I have been teaching art to homeschoolers off and on for
18 years. I am a photographer and all around cheerleader for creativity in any form.
I believe since we are made in God’s image, we are certainly all made to create!

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Mixed Media Art Classes


Tammy Brookins

Jefferson County Homeschool Association (JCHAI)

 (850) 427-1436

Classes begin August 31st

This class is part of the JeffCo Homeschool Group. To participate in the following classes, you have to  be an active member in the association. 
To register with JCHAI click  here:

Once you register with the association and your payment is received, you can sign up for this class.

There are two mixed media art classes, one for ages 6-11 and another for 12-18. 
These classes meet Tuesdays 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM, starting August 31st. 

 Classes are $25/month with a one time $5 supply fee.

Limit 10 students per class.

Ruth Lampman

Thomasville Road Academy of the Arts


I am state certified and taught IB and Advanced Art courses on the high school level for over 25 years in Palm Beach County, FL. I have taught both privately and in numerous schools.

Beginning Watercolour & Beginning Acrylic  (Ages 13 & up):
Both watercolour and Acrylic classes are taught by a self supporting artist. In the past 3 years I have sold over 100 original works of art. If you ever wanted to try painting but thought you had no talent then these classes are for you!

 Beginning Drawing (Ages 13 & up):
This is a FUN way to start out learning to draw! If you ever wanted to learn but are afraid to try or THINK you have no talent then this is the class for you! We will learn the basic elements of art: Line, color, texture, form and space while doing various projects.

Tuesdays 4:30–Beginning Drawing   

Wednesday’s 4:30–Beginning Watercolour   

Thursdays 4:30–Beginning Acrylic   

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