Inspiring Creativity, Building Skills, HAVING FUN

 

FALL 2017 & SPRING 2018

YOUNG ARTISTS WORKSHOP

GRADES 6-8

Young artists in Classes for Grades 6-8 experience a joyous investigation into a wide range of visual art materials, techniques and ideas. Courses foster a broad understanding of the art and design process and provide a springboard for creative thinking and artmaking.

  • Classes are Saturdays from 9-12 and 1– 4 pm
  • Students have morning and afternoon breaks as well as supervised lunches for which they may bring their own or purchase in the dining hall.
  • Choose according to your fall 2017 grade 

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TO REGISTER CLICK ON THE COURSE LINK BELOW:

Anime & Manga
Drawing & Painting Philadelphia
Intro to Figure Drawing
Intro to Fashion
Fantasy Illustration
Digital Photography
Wearable Art
Digital Art & Web Design 

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FALL SESSION COURSES:
septembER 30 – DECEMBER 9

Anime & Manga
9 am – 12 pm
Course Code:  YIL023            
Tuition $515

Explore Japanese comics and print cartoons and learn the steps of making anime and manga. Advance your drawing skills by focusing on traditional anime characteristics of facial expression, the figure and creative costumes.

Drawing & Painting Philadelphia
9am – 12 pm
Course Code:  YFA026                       
Tuition $515

Develop your drawing and painting skills as well as an appreciation for the richness of Philadelphia’s landscapes with visits to arts and cultural sites. Pencil, charcoal, watercolor and more will be provided for creating initial sketches and expanding into formal drawings and paintings in the studio.

Intro to Figure Drawing
1 pm – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA038                       
Tuition $515

Drawing the human figure is important training for all artists.  By working with a clothed live model, you will develop an understanding of form through increased observation skills. This class offers a good foundation in the basics for beginners and more experienced students.

Intro to Fashion
1 pm – 4 pm
Course Code: YFD301                        
Tuition $515

Discover what is needed to become an innovative fashion designer with this exciting exploration into the world of fashion styles and designers! You will learn how to design original clothing by developing skills in sketching, fabric selection, color combinations, pattern design, and the use of textures in different kinds of garments.

 

SPRING SESSION COURSES

FEBRUARY 10 - APRIL 14

Fantasy Illustration
9 am – 12 pm
Course Code:  YIL022            
Tuition $515

Focus on transforming ideas into creative artwork through a variety of exciting illustration projects that include comics-related subjects, science fiction themes and fantasy landscapes. Emphasis is on exercising the imagination, using writing to enhance fanciful scenes, and experimenting with different materials and techniques.

Digital Photography
9 am – 12 pm
Course Code:  YPDA052        
Tuition $515

Learn to see the world through the lens of a camera and develop skills for creating exciting photographic images. The class emphasizes both camera functions and picture-taking techniques as students explore themes in still photography. Bring your digital camera to the first class.

Wearable Art
1 pm – 4 pm
Course Code: YFD042            
Tuition $515

Have fun learning to make art that is meant to be worn by the moving body. Your creations may include adornments, accessories, and fashion or costume pieces that might reveal, disguise or transform your personality. Many different kinds of materials such as fabrics, beadwork, neon wire, and mylar will be used in the process of designing uniquely expressive wearable items. 

Digital Art & Web Design
1 pm – 4 pm
Course Code YPDA021                      
Tuition $515

Gain digital design fundamentals through the use of the Adobe Creative Suite and Wacom tablets while learning how to build your own dynamic website. Programming experience is not necessary.