Art Classes by Rock. Paint. Scissors.
The Rock. Paint. Scissors. team is lead by Buna Dorr. Their art classes emphasize respect for the individual and ones own creative process, freedom of exploration, and nurturing students curiosity. Buna and her team believe art making should be playful, thoughtful and engaging. Students will use a combination of natural, recycled, and fine art materials in class and explore a wide variety of art making processes.
Sensory Art Play
In this 6-week class toddlers, age 16 to 22 months old, along with the supervision and guidance of a caregiver, will engage in a variety of sensory art play activities, group art project, as well as a sing along. Prepare to get playful, as well as messy! This class is a fun introduction to art exploration with little ones in a safe and nurturing environment.
The current series on Wednesdays mornings from 10-10:45 runs weekly until December 13th! * No class Wednesday November 22nd*
If you would like to reserve several weeks, or just one, please use this link to reserve your spots. We can also accommodate Drop In Participants the morning of the class if the spots haven't yet been reserved.
One Drop In class is $25, or you can purchase a 4 pack (which never expires!) for $80!
PlayLab will be offering a second session on Mondays from 10-10:45.
The Cost for the 6 week series is $175 (including a one time materials fee). Start date is TBD so please fill out the following form to indicate your interest:
Parent & Me Mini Artists
This is a 10 week long parent & me class. Little ones, along with the gentle guidance of a caregiver will explore various art materials and art making processes such as printmaking, clay, mixed media collage etc. They will engage in sensory play and explore their own creative process in the context of the natural world. Be prepared to get playful and messy with story, song and art making! The theme for this class varies month to month and season to season.
$275.00 for 10 Weeks, plus $25 materials fee.
Drop In Option ($25 per class, or $80 for four classes)
We are preparing for the next Series to take place in the New Year. Please indicate your interest by using the form below!
Open Art Studio
Dates: Third Saturday of each month
Nov 18th, 10-12:30pm
December 16th, 10-12:30pm
January 20th, 10-12:30pm
During this two and a half hour time frame, children ages 20 months to five years have access to a variety of art supplied in a space designed for little ones to lead their own art projects. Caregivers are invited to collaborate, and children are able to flow freely from Open Play to Art creation in PlayLab.
Open Art Studio a drop in opportunity, no registration required! The cost is $15 for non members and includes free play at PlayLab. PlayLab Members receive a discount and the cost is only $10 for this experience.
Rock. Paint. Scissors. Founder
Buna holds a BFA in Sculpture from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Mother of two, she's been teaching art for over 15 years to kids of all ages with a multicultural lens. Her teaching style is influenced by both the Reggio Emilia approach and RIE philosophy. Buna's classes emphasize respect for each child's creative process by encouraging freedom of exploration, pretend play, and use of multiple language as a way to investigate and explore as well as reflect on their experiences. Buna enjoys using a combination of natural, recycled and fine art materials in her classes while exposing her students to a wide variety of art making processes.
Rock. Paint. Scissors. Teacher
Karen Bryant earned her B.A. in Art Studio at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has been an art director for a publishing company as well as a free-lance graphic designer. She has taught art at the elementary school level for 10 years and presently offers private lessons to children. In addition, Karen has also combined her love of art with her love of yoga by teaching an Art and Yoga class in after school programs. Her enthusiasm for teaching children is fueled by the joy of seeing each child express their own uniqueness through the creative process.