Inspiring Artistic Potential in an Exciting Visual Arts Environment

SUMMER 2018 

YOUNG ARTISTS WORKSHOP 
GRADES 3-5

  • Choose according to your fall 2018 grade.
  • Enroll in a 5-Week Track in Fine Arts or Multimedia and SAVE!
  • Students have supervised morning, lunch, and afternoon breaks and can bring their own lunch or purchase one in the Dining Hall.
     

TO REGISTER CLICK ON THE COURSE LINK BELOW:

5-Week TRACK OPTION

Enrolling in this track offers a great opportunity to sample the mixture courses as listed (no substitutions) in five weeks of summer fun. Track tuition is $2120, a SAVINGS of $530 over individual course registrations.

MULTIMEDIA TRACK, 3rd-5th
July 9 - August 10
9 am - 4 pm
Course Code: YFWFA02

Young artists will be inspired to unleash their creativity while having fun exploring a rich variety of visual arts areas. Students registered for this track will be enrolled in the following courses:

  • Painting & Drawing
  • Exploring with Digital Photography
  • Cartooning & Character Design
  • Sculpting with Clay
  • Mixed Media Art

 

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.

Painting & Drawing, 3rd-5th
July 9 – 13
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YFA025            
Tuition $530

In this class, young artists enjoy painting and drawing while learning to work with a wide range of media.  They are encouraged to explore their ideas through personal expression, creative problem solving and inventive use of tools and materials. Projects will delve into the basic elements of art such as line, space, scale and texture. Thought-provoking resources are provided to help find inspiration for artwork.

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $530!

Exploring with Digital Photography, 3rd-5th
July 16 – 20                            
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YPDA057         
Tuition $530

This course introduces the key elements of photography and the choices involved in capturing creative images of people and places. As students explore the area around the College with camera in hand, they will learn how to decide on the camera’s best perspective and how to frame a shot for maximum effect, among other picture-taking essentials. Emphasis is placed on enjoyment, fun, and creativity and the final project will be an album of their photo adventures. Please bring a point-and-shoot digital camera to the first class. 

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $530!

Cartooning & Character Design, 3rd-5th
July 23 - 27                             
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YIL029            
Tuition $530

This course invites young artists to have fun while developing skills in storytelling, sequence drawing and character design. Inspired by the rich tradition of cartooning found in children's books, comic strips and animation, students develop drawing skills bringing their most whimsical ideas to life. Projects will vary each semester.

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $530!

Sculpting with Clay, 3rd-5th
July 30 – August 3                 
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code:  YFA084                       
Tuition $530

Young artists have fun developing basic hand-building techniques while creating both useful and decorative forms in clay. The art of different cultures will serve as inspiration for exploring unique forms, patterns, textures, and colors. Projects will vary each semester.

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $530!

Mixed Media Art, 3rd-5th
August 6 – 10                         
9 am – 4 pm
Course Code: YFA099            
Tuition $530

This course takes students from drawing to sculpture and everything in between. Students explore interactions of 2D and 3D design, experiment with simple mold making techniques, and use monoprints, construction, drawing, and painting to create unique multi-media works. This class focuses on the principles of composition (balance, shape, color, rhythm) and the process of design through making.

Optional: Take this course as part of the five-week Multimedia Track and save $530!