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Art (Origami + Drawing)


Art (Origami + Drawing)

Class Time(s):

Option A: Saturday, 3:00 - 3:30 PM PT

Option B: Sunday, 11:00 - 11:30 AM PT

Grades: 1 to 8

Program Leader: Tiana Zhou

Program Description: YAPA Kids Art is a fun and relaxing class allowing students to create exciting arts and crafts projects. This class provides a source of entertainment everyone can enjoy in the comfort of their homes, while developing important life skills such as patience, concentration, and hand-eye coordination. We cover both traditional and digital art, as well as other hands on activities such as origami. All skill levels are welcome, and no prior knowledge is needed. From drawing to origami, local high schoolers will guide you through each step in creating beautiful masterpieces.

Program Teachers: Tiana Zhou, Savannah Storms, Stuti Shah, Chanelle Mao, Sophia Forgy, Sanjana Kale, Harshini Nujella, Chandika Ramesh, Katherine De Paz, Divija Keswani, Puja Shah, Karin Liu, Mia Patil, Erin Yang, Tanvi Waghela, Sophia Wu, Shamita Goyal, Jennifer Zheng, Jeanette Ahn, Jewel Lin, Olivia Guo, Anika Bhandari, Eshika Jaini, Samiya Akram, Stephanie Zhao, Matsuka Gaja, Lourdes Diaz, Ashley Perez , Michelle Hom, Kaavya Kugaprakash, Grace Jeong, Anna Wang, Ke an Lin (Ann), Tejas Polu, Nora Zhen, Jessica Martino, Harini Dev, Katy Touretsky, Caitlin Goh, Duaa Jamaluddin, Jessica Nguyen, Dionesa Krueziu, Kirsten Trinh

Hi! I'm Savannah Storms and I'm a junior in Colorado. I love art and being creative and I hope we can have lots of fun!

Hello! My name is Chanelle Mao and I am currently a junior at Los Gatos High School. Art is one of my many hobbies, and I am excited to spread my passion through teaching at YAPA Kids Art. I have taken art for 6+ years at Yun Hua Fang Art Studio, and enjoy pencil and color pencil sketches the most. I also do digital art, which is self-taught. All in all, I look forward to teaching young students the ways of drawing!

Chandika Ramesh

Hi all! I'm Chandika Ramesh, a rising junior at Mission San Jose High School. I have loved art since I was young especially anime style and webtoons. I am really excited to learn as well as teach art to students. I look forward to having fun in this class!

Mia Patil

Hi! My name is Mia, and I am a rising junior at Saint Francis. I am a self-taught artist, and have been drawing ever since I was little. I also do digital art, and I am very excited to share my knowledge and passion with you to inspire fellow artists!

Hi, I'm Sophia Forgy! I love doing digital art and things, and am super excited to work with you!

Hey everyone! I'm Sanjana Kale and I have always enjoyed doing art from a young age. I would love to pass on whatever I know and help you become a better artist!

Hello Hello! My name is Harshini Nujella, and I’m currently a sophomore at Cupertino High School. I have practiced art for the past 10 years, and been taking personal classes for 8 years. When it comes to my experiences, I have worked with multiple mediums like watercolor, paper mache, graphite, pencil, oil pastels, and acrylic. I am excited to help students’ improve their artistic skills as well as create innovative pieces. I am here to share my passion with young artists, and I can’t wait to see where their imagination takes them!

Hi everyone! My name is Karin and I am currently a sophomore at Leland High School. Art has played a huge role in my life ever since I was 5. I have applied art to many different aspects of my life, such as holding the position of Director of Art at GENup. I hope to share my passion and skills with students aspiring to learn!

Hello! My name is Divija Keswani and I am a rising Junior at Mission San Jose High School. I have always loved art since a young age and would love to spread my knowledge to you! I took art classes for about 4 years when I was younger, and love to paint and draw in my free time !

Hi! I'm Puja Shah and I'm currently a sophmore at Mission San Jose High. Ever since I was little, I have had a deep passion for art, and over the years I have tried out various types of art. I look forward to passing on what I have learned over the years to you!

Hi!! My name is Katherine De Paz and i'm a senior at Cypress Park High school. I'm very passionate about art and teaching so i'm very excited to start my journey at YAPA Kids!

Hi! my name's Erin Yang and I'm a rising junior at Mission San Jose High School. I've done and enjoyed art and especially origami since elementary school and am really excited to be teaching! I have not had much formal instruction but my main medium is watercolor, and I've done that quite a lot. I love drawing/painting nature, especially plants and animals as well as characters from the occasional Ghibli film!

Heyy! My name is Stuti and I am a junior at Mission San Jose HIgh School. When I was younger, I wanted to be an artist and ever since I have loved doing all different types of art. I mainly like charcoal, ink, and arylic mediums and I love origami as well. I can't wait to help you guys learn and become great artists!

Hi! My name is Tanvi Waghela and I’m a rising junior at Fremont High School. I took many art courses since I was in middle school and I’ve always been passionate about art. I also sometimes participate in art contests in school. During my free time, I like to sketch and paint with watercolors. I can’t wait to share my skills with all of you!

Sophia Wu

Hi, my name is Sophia Wu, and I am a rising junior at Lynbrook High School. I have taken art at school since my freshman year and have experience using various mediums, such as acrylic, watercolor, pencil, and charcoal. Art is a powerful form of self-expression as well as a leisure activity. The beauty of art is that it enables one to have complete freedom over their own creativity and expression of themselves, and I can't wait to work with you all!

Shamita Goyal

Hello! My name is Shamita Goyal and I am going to be a junior in Cupertino High School. I have a huge passion for art since I have been drawing since I was young and plan to pursue my artistic journey all the way throughout high school. I have worked with numerous mediums that include: charcoal, watercolor, graphite, color pencils, acrylic, oil paints, oil pastels, gouache, markers, pens, etc. I want to share my experiences and tricks with students to help improve and gain their skills as well as their knowledge. I can’t wait to assist you with the master pieces you create!

Jennifer Zheng

Hi! My name is Jennifer Zheng, and I'm currently a sophomore at Mission San Jose. I've been drawing for most of my life, and I have found that art is a visual way to creatively express myself. I have a four-year artistic background with a private tutor, and I've covered mostly acrylic painting and color pencil. I'm excited to see what everyone is capable of!

Jeanette Ahn

Wassup ! Im Jeanette Ahn and I play a lot of video games like osu, league, valorant etc. I also draw and paint digitally and physically! If u wanna talk ask for my insta or my disc!

Olivia Guo
Anika Bhandari
Matsuka Gaja
Ashley Perez
Samiya Akram
Erin Yang
Jewel Lin
Sanjana Kale
Puja Shah
Chanelle Mao
Stuti Shah
Savannah Storms
Divija Keswani
Sophia Forgy
Michelle Hom
Harshini Nujella
Karin Liu
Stephanie Zhao
Lourdes Diaz
Katherine De Paz
Tanvi Waghela
Eshika Jaini
Kaavya Kugaprakash
Grace Jeong
Anna Wang
Ke an Lin (Ann)
Tejas Polu
Nora Zhen
Jessica Martino
Harini Dev
Katy Touretsky
Caitlin Goh
Duaa Jamaluddin
Jessica Nguyen
Dionesa Krueziu
Shaanvi Shree
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