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Downey Family YMCA

Arts & Humanities Español

Our programs inspire youth to be creative, use their imagination and participate in activities that encourage self expression.

Knitting & Coffee for Seniors
In this fun class, learn technique in old and new patterns of knitting. Also, enjoy knitting with a nice cup of coffee.

Arts Program

Drawing
Participants will learn how to draw realistic images such as landscapes and the human body. Some drawing techniques that the children will learn involve composition, cross-hatching, blending, light & shadow.

Cartooning
This drawing class will fill your kid up with style and instruct fun ways in which to create his/her own cartoons. Students should expect to learn drawing techniques, rendering process, and creative process of design in cartooning.

Painting
Get your creativity going with this intro to painting class. Students will first draw on canvas sheet and will follow up with guided painting procedure. Students will learn color mixing, brush handling, and other basic drawing and painting techniques.

Class Offerings

Youth Dance

Classes provide an outlet for self-expression, grace, strength, agility, creativity and balance. Read more…