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Open Registration NOW. Easy and convenient art class options to fit busy schedules. Kids 4 X better in math & science after taking art classes, the data is in. SAVE and effective for your family.

Imaginative fun! Foster your child’s ingenuity and self-esteem in an elevating environment led by degreed professional artists. Unique in-person RAZ Art classes and techniques engage kids in creative processes that grow critical thinking, ingenuity, and expression, vital to 21st-century challenges.


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After-School Program & Art Classes

From the fun “Art for Preschoolers” to advanced “Stop Motion Animation” for teens,

the best after-school program at Robertson Art Zone is designed for students of all levels, from ages 4-15. RAZ Art provides STEAM educational Art Classes targeted to:

  • Art classes for Preschoolers ages 4-5

  • Art classes for Elementary ages 6-9

  • Art classes for Tweens ages 10-12

  • Art classes for Teens: ages 13-15


Did you Know? With arts education students are:

  • 30% more inclined to pursue a professional career

  • 5x more likely to stay in school

  • 3x more likely to get a bachelor's degree

  • 4x more likely to be recognized for academic achievement

Create CA states. "Art education is more essential to children's success and well-being than ever, and it matters outside the classroom too. In 2019 California's creative economy generated 2.7 million jobs. Creativity is the skill most sought after by employers." Wow!

What good does making art do for me or my family?

Mental health and teen suicide have been in the news. Enduring the stress of unpredictable school schedules is painful for families, let alone pandemic pressures. Research shows the benefits of telling our stories through art include:

  1. Instant stress relief [stress is linked to a reduced immune system]

  2. Improving safety through life's challenges

  3. Building a confident sense of self

“My kids are motivated, they feel better,” parents say.

That’s good news after the difficulties of the past couple of years. Plus, research shows a host of benefits like; kids are 4 times better in math or science fairs, plus improve in building strong relationships and a sense of self.


Meet the Teachers

Hi, we're happy to meet you. L] Hagit Damto COO, R] Yael Lichaa CEO

On the left is Hagit Damto, Robertson Art Zone art teacher & studio manager. In addition to having a traditional background in art, she specializes in 3D modeling, character design, and concept art. Her BA is in Animation and Visual Effects from LA Film School. ​Hagit brings to the studio The Art of Making Visual Magic more.

On the right is Yael Lichaa, Robertson Art Zone art teacher & founder. As a visionary, she develops the values and benefits of the arts into RAZ teaching curriculums. Her degrees in Biology and Elementary Education provide a STEM foundation [Science Technology Engineering and Math] in which she adds the power of STEAM education elements. more.


Taught by degreed professional artists and teachers, young budding entrepreneurs and artisans can have fun in a single art class to explore a technique. Or, children can improve their talents and self-esteem by progressing through the unique RAZ curriculum Making Art through Storytelling.

RAZ After school classes, 4 photo collage
In photo collage- top L] Musical Play, top R] Stop Motion Animation, bottom L] Character Drawing, bottom R] RAZ Team
Effective storytelling is paramount for business success in today's online marketplace.
A babysitting pastime - RAZ is NOT. Don't expect the average.

Yes, there are fun activities like Mixed Media and Building classes. And children can take any class that piques their interest at first. But families soon see the RAZ Art difference. The secret is in The RAZ Art challenge to grow and elevate kids who stay the course.

What makes Robertson Art Zone so unique?

RAZ Art classes are part of a program designed to have valuable benefits for a lifetime, personally, relationally, and in business. It includes the opportunity for a progressive education in knowing ourselves and how to solve life's problems through project-based learning and STEAM approaches. The full curriculum of Making Art through Storytelling includes 5 building-block courses: Comic Book, Building & Clay, Character Design, Stop Motion Animation, Painting & Color.



As students' confidence builds, they can earn a certificate [useful on applications or their resume] at Robertson Art Zone. Call the studio to ask about the RAZ certification for Making Art through Storytelling.

1. Drawing Comics Art Classes for Kids and Teens, ages 7-10

Participants get inspired by working with their peers to generate short action/adventure stories from their own lives. They learn how to write an outline, arrange and draw the characters, the environment, and speech bubbles inside story panels.

8 Lessons, 1 day ea week, such as:

  • Who's the villain/hero? What's the moral? Plus elements of story writing.

  • Sculpt characters into 3D references

  • Make a book with cover and binding

2. Building & Clay Art Classes for Kids ages 6-9, Tweens ages 10-12

A very popular class that fills; it's recommended to book early to save your spot. In this course, students will build characters and structures with wood, foam boards, fabric, and leather. They will make miniature furniture, sculpt objects, and animals with a kiln firing clay. 8 Lessons, 1 day each week such as:

  • Building a house

  • Making furniture

  • Sculpting cups; animals

  • Collage with metal & fabric

3. Making 3D Characters Art Classes for Kids ages 6-8

From mystical creatures to clay heads, students will develop and design different characters for each lesson, using various mediums such as modeling clay, plastelina, charcoal and pastels, paper collage, wood, fabric, acrylic paints, and watercolors.

4. Painting, Color Theory, and Mixed Media Art Classes for Kids

In this course, students will gain a basic understanding of color theory, experiment with different painting styles, and learn about different color groups. Students will use modeling air-dry and white kiln clay, build with wood, design 2d collages for different themes. Click to see the 8 fun lessons

  1. Paint with plaster on black canvas with food dye, liquid acrylics, and glitter

  2. Make a collage of an Arctic animal with fabrics and leather

Animation is a skill used in nearly every movie people watch.

5. Stop Motion Animation Art Classes for Teens and Kids

Children will write a short story, based on their memorable experience, arrange their scenes with panels, sculpt characters, build the sets and props. When all is ready, students will set it up and make their own Stop Motion movie (a filming technique in which they take a picture any time they change the position of a character and/or an object to make the illusion of movement).


What's New This Season? Look who's smiling!

Art classes starting August 30th and running through the 2022 fall semester of school:

  • Preschoolers

  • Building & Clay

  • Mixed Media

  • Making Characters

  • Stop Motion Animation


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Hurry, this coupon code lasts until August 28 only, for early fall registration.

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