If your family is looking for creative online offerings, we hope you’ll consider our Virtual Art Classes taught LIVE over Zoom. It’s easy! Simply purchase a Dragonfly Designs DIY Kit that contains all of the high-quality materials you’ll need to make jewelry, paint a masterpiece, try your hand at needlepoint and so much more. Then, join one of our friendly instructors over video chat and have a blast while learning new skills! If moving and grooving is more your thing, check out our fun Movement Classes (no kit required).

Class Descriptions

Virtual Textiles & Fiber Arts

Explore the warm and colorful world of textiles and fiber arts while creating fun projects and learning useful life skills! Techniques such as sewing, embroidery, wool felting, weaving, macrame, stamping and cross-stitch may be introduced. Students will learn to design, plan, and execute their ideas from an abstract notion into a tangible product. The cognitive benefits of learning fiber arts are numerous. It promotes relaxation and mindfulness, improves manual dexterity, and seeing a project through to the end.

This class is ideal for individuals 8+ years old. For the safety of the child, anyone under 8 years old must be supervised by an individual 16+ year old.

Projects may include the following:

  • – Fabric Covered Journals
  • – Wool Felting
  • – Woven Wall Hangings
  • – Decorative Pillows
  • – Zipper Pouches
  • – Embroidered Patches
  • – Decorated Tote Bags
  • – Tassels
  • – Bean Bags
  • – Macrame

DIY Rose Embroidered Bag Featured

 

Virtual Jewelry Making & Design

Mandarin Class Available

In our Virtual Jewelry Making class, students will begin with the basics by getting to know the tools of the trade and practicing jewelry making skills such as crimping, measuring and designing their own pieces and patterns. Once the basics have been mastered, students will advance to more complex techniques introducing wire working, multiple strand designs, ombre patterns and earring making. Our kit uses only the highest quality findings, glass beads & pearls, tassels and metal beads. Our goal is to empower children to independently make their own jewelry long after the jewelry class ends.

This class is ideal for individuals 8+ years old. For the safety of the child, anyone under 8 years old must be supervised by an individual 16+ year old.

Projects may include the following:

  • – Beaded Bracelets, Chokers, Anklets & Necklaces
  • – Earrings
  • – Charm Placement
  • – Wire & Fiber use in Jewelry Making
  • – Wire Wrapping & Simple Loops
  • – Two & Three Strand Beaded Designs
  • – Seed Bead Jewelry
  • -Ombre, Crisscross, Butterfly Patterns & more

 

 

Virtual Art Exploration

Enter into a creative world full of endless possibilities with Dragonfly Designs!

Divergent thinking, the ability to look at multiple ways to solve problems, is the most valuable life skill we can offer our children. Students will be led on an adventurous exploration of art mediums in this virtual class.

This class is ideal for individuals 8+ years old. For the safety of the child, anyone under 8 years old must be supervised by an individual 16+ year old.

Projects may include the following:

  • – Sculpting with clay and at home materials
  • – Drawing lessons with graphite and oil pastels
  • – Painting with watercolor

 

Movement Classes

Yoga
Children will work on breathing techniques, flexibility, and simple yoga poses as we play fun yoga games. Our certified instructors provide an imaginative and relaxing environment for students to have fun, stay healthy, and get in tune with their bodies!

Hip Hop
Students will ‘get down’ to the beat like their favorite pop stars with our easy-to-follow routines that focus on hip hop choreography, while also learning about the genre’s history.

 

Watercolor & Cartooning

Students will play with color and technique as they develop their artistic abilities in various fields such as drawing, watercolor, and cartooning.

They’ll have a chance to experiment with a variety of fun tools for painting and see different techniques in each medium. Students will learn about character design, storytelling, world-building, and visual narratives.

Build your drawing skills, express your creativity and hop into a new adventure!

This class is ideal for individuals 8+ years old. For the safety of the child, anyone under 8 years old must be supervised by an individual 16+ year old.

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