Inspiring Artistic Potential in an Exciting Visual Arts Environment

SUMMER 2017 

YOUNG ARTISTS WORKSHOP 
GRADES 5 - 8

  • Choose according to your fall 2017 grade.
  • Enroll in a 5-Week Track in Fine Arts or Multimedia and SAVE!
  • Students have morning, lunch, and afternoon breaks and can bring their own lunch or purchase one in the supervised Dining Hall.
     

TO REGISTER CLICK ON THE COURSE LINK BELOW:
Fine Arts Track, 5th-8th
Multimedia Track, 5th-8th
Drawing & Painting Philadelphia, 5th-8th
Intro to Digital Art, 5th-8th
Printmaking, 5th-8th
Fantasy Illustration, 5th-8th
Intro to Sculpture, 5th-8th
Design Lab, 5th-8th
Intro to Figurative Drawing, 5th-8th
Anime & Manga, 5th-8th
Creating 3D Small Metals, 5th-8th
Intro to Photography, 5th-8th

 

5-WEEK TRACK OPTIONS

Enrolling in a track offers a great opportunity to sample the mixture courses as listed (no substitutions) in five weeks of summer fun. Track tuition is $2060, a SAVINGS of $515 over individual course registrations.

 

FINE ARTS TRACK, 5th-8th  

July 10 – August 11    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code: YFWFA03                     
Tuition $2060

Gain a strong foundation in two- and three-dimensional art in stimulating courses designed to develop varied skills and individual styles of visual expression.  Students registered in this track will be enrolled in the following courses:

  • Drawing & Painting Philadelphia
  • Printmaking
  • Intro to Sculpture
  • Intro to Figurative Drawing
  • Creating 3D Small Metals

 

MULTIMEDIA TRACK, 5th-8th

July 10 – August 11    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code: YFWMM01                    
Tuition $2060

Enjoy exploring endless possibilities for self-expression in a variety of exhilarating courses that cultivate skills and encourage different approaches to creativity.  Students registered in this track will be enrolled in the following courses:

  • Intro to Digital Art
  • Fantasy Illustration
  • Design Lab
  • Anime & Manga
  • Intro to Photography

 

ONE-WEEK COURSES

Our program format allows for flexible weekly course options for busy summer schedules.  You can enroll for one week or any combination of weeks.

Drawing & Painting Philadelphia, 5th-8th

July 10 – 14    
9 am – 4 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.  Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Intro to Digital Art, 5th -8th

July 10 – 14    
9 am – 4 pm    
Course Code:  YPDA034        
Tuition $515

Explore the magic of digital media and create fantastic works of original art while you learn the basic digital tools used by today’s artists and designers.  Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Printmaking, 5th-8th

July 17 – 21    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code YFA 070            
Tuition $515

Learn the basic steps of printmaking to produce multiple copies of your own unique artwork.  You will create prints or impressions by transferring ink from a variety of materials including screens and blocks.  Experimentation is encouraged as you create posters, cards, t-shirts and more. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Fantasy Illustration, 5th-8th

July 17 – 21    
9 am – 4 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. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Intro to Sculpture, 5th-8th

July 24 – 28    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA073                       
Tuition $515

Have fun creating exciting sculptural projects through experimenting and building with fiber, clay, paper and wire to create unique three-dimensional objects from your imagination. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Design Lab, 5th-8th

July 24 – 28    
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YFA085            
Tuition $515

Explore making design-based art using a variety of media to create fascinating two- and three-dimensional projects including graphic design, pattern design and interior design. You will develop useful skills in fabrication and craftsmanship as well as foundation skills applicable to any kind of art and design. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Intro to Figurative Drawing, 5th-8th

July 31 – August 4      
9 am – 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. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Anime & Manga, 5th-8th

July 31 – August 4      
9 am – 4 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. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!

Creating 3D Small Metals, 5th-8th

August 7 – 11 
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA063                       
Tuition $515

Design small sculptures and jewelry and see your creativity come to life in this metals studio class. Learn basic metalsmithing and the safe use of tools as you solder, saw, file and more to create your works. This class is open to all experience levels. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Fine Arts Track and save $515!

Intro to Photography, 5th-8th

August 7 – 11 
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YPDA020        
Tuition $515

Explore the fascinating world of photography through pinhole cameras, 35 mm cameras, and photo/print transfers. Learn camera functions, picture-taking techniques, lighting as it applies to tone and value, and composition. Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $515!