2017-2018 Atelier Courses

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This year, Atelier offers a unique range of Signature Art Classes for children from 4 years old to adults in its 2 campuses: Sanlitun and Shunyi. Check the classes and schedule. Make sure your children or you will have a space in the class of your choice, remember, we do not take more than 8 students per class!

Discover Visual Art 4/5 years old, 6/7 years old

Learn art through art history, discover new practices, open your mind and be creative.
This course will be the first step to a knowledge and understanding of Art History. During the year, DVA’ students will discover artists, masterpieces, artistic movements, experiment new techniques, learn to use creative tools and to create ambitious artworks. They will explore colours, shapes and textures, and progressively learn to be autonomous and self confident in their creative gesture.

Objectives of this class
·Discover & experiment all kind of media
·Engage the student: get curious, creative and learn autonomy
·Open the student’s mind and build its critical mind
·Learn how to translate an idea into a work of art
·Learn how to choose the right tool and to use it properly

Schedule for Discover Visual Art 4/5 years old


Tuesday 4:00- 5:00, 5:15- 6:15
Friday 4:00- 5:00
Saturday 9:30- 10:30, 10:30-11:30
Sunday 9:30- 10:30


Tuesday 4:30- 5:30
Thursday 6:20-7:20
Friday 4:00- 5:00
Saturday 11:15- 12:15
Sunday 9:30- 10:30

Schedule for Discover Visual Art + 6/7 years old


Monday 4:00- 5:30, 5:45- 7:15
Wednesday 2:30-4:00 (5- 6years old, 7-8 years old, Taught in French)
Saturday 10:45 – 12:15


Friday 5:15- 6:45, 4:50-6:20
Saturday 9:30- 11:00

Visual Art 8/12, 12-15 years old

This is a crucial age for creativity. Children are more aware of trends and how others perceive their work. They have entered a stage where their thought is more structured and has a clearer direction, their creative work too.

This course aims to push students out of their comfort zone. They will work on topics that will help them question their surroundings, create awareness, and have a richer understanding of themselves. They will also learn about the main trends that have shaped History of Art. The teacher will help them dig deeper in their abilities to create intelligent and ambitious artworks.

Objectives of this class

· Develop the students’ creativity
· Realize a project from its conception to its end
·The teacher will push the student to stretch their own expectations and limits
· Master more complicated techniques

Schedule for Visual Art – 8/12 years old


Wednesday 4:30-6:30
Sunday 10:30 – 12:30


Thursday 4:10- 6:10
Saturday 4:30 – 6:30
Sunday 10:30 -12:30

Schedule for Visual Art + 12/15 years old


Friday 5:30- 7:30
Sunday 2:00- 4:00


Sunday 4:30-6:30

Drawing and Painting – 8/12 – 12/15

Discover the foundations of drawing and painting through art history. This class is a perfect blend of a creative and technical approach.

Students will learn drawing and painting techniques, inspired by artists’ painting from classical to more contemporary oeuvres. They will also learn to understand painting as a powerful and protean media, to think about the image they create and to make decision about their gestures as painters to generate creativity and thought in their practice.

Objectives of this class

· Develop a reflection based on the pictorial gesture
· Acquire a real sense of observation
· Learn patience
· Discover and learn painting and drawing techniques

Schedule for Drawing and painting


Monday 5:30 – 7:30 (12-15 years old)
Tuesday – 5:30 -7:30
Saturday 1:30-3:30


Tuesday 5:30-7:30

Technical Drawing and Painting – 8/12 – 12 / 15 – adults

This class offers a technical approach to learn drawing and painting from the basics. The student will experiment different pictorial techniques such as drawing with pencils, charcoal, ink, painting with watercolour, acrylic or oil. The teacher follows each student personally following his rhythm and progresses to guide them on their path to a more advanced technical level.

Schedule for Technical Drawing and Painting 8-12 years old


no class


Friday 4:00- 5:30
Saturday 9:30 -11:30

Schedule for Technical Drawing and Painting 12-15 years old


Thursday 5:00 – 7:00


Wednesday 4:30- 6:30
Friday 5:40- 7:40
Saturday 2:00 – 4:00

Schedule for Technical Drawing and Painting adults


Monday 1:00- 3:00, 7:30- 9:30
Thursday 7:00- 9:00


Wednesday10:00- 12:00, 6:30- 8:30


Family discount:
if you register more than one member in the same family, the second will benefit a 10 % discount

Atelier student discount:
as an Atelier student, you will benefit discount on every workshop at Atelier and Atelier Fablab all year long

If you gather a group of 4 children minimum, we might arrange a class for your group within our schedule availabilities

Scan and register with Atelier Sanlitun

Scan and register with Atelier Shunyi


Room 10L, Middle of Buliding 7, Julong Garden, No.68, Xinzhong Street, Dongcheng District (Sanlitun)

04-205, Building 2, Central Park, No.16 Road Yufeng, Shunyi District (Shunyi)

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