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Open Studies Course Registration

Spring 2020 Young People's Studios at St. Paul's

NCSP 104: Real & Fanciful Landscapes (Grades 3-5) $360.00

Course Description

Location: St. Pauls. Grades 3-5. In this introductory landscape course, students take a fantastic journey into some truly unusual landscapes. Using children's literature as inspiration, students embark upon fanciful journeys into a colorful world of realistic, personal, and fanciful landscapes. They will create cityscapes, oceanscapes, and scenes from both an insect's point of view and a birds-eye view. From there, they will journey to far-away places to capture moonscapes and underwater seascapes. Emphasis is on problem-solving, exercising the imagination, using writing to enhance fanciful scenes, and experimentation with a variety of materials and techniques.

Section A meets February 1, 2020 to April 11, 2020
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: James Travers
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 119: My Favorite People, Places, & Things (Grades K-2) $360.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades K-2. In a safe, open, and nurturing environment, students are guided to explore their surroundings (indoors and out), notice shapes, and textures, talk about their findings, and tap into their sense of exploration and play. Using important people in their lives, memorable places they've been, and objects that have significant personal meaning, students create lively, colorful works using a variety of 2D and mixed media techniques. Emphasizes creative problem-solving, idea-generation, and exploration of the attributes and limitations of various media.

Section A meets February 1, 2020 to April 11, 2020
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Caroline Creeden
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 304: Drawing Out of the Box (Grades 6-8) $360.00

Course Description

Located at the St. Paul's School. Grades 6-8. This course is designed to build upon and expand the students' concept of drawing. Students use conventional and unconventional drawing tools and materials to investigate "mark making" as it relates to the development of symbolic and expressive form. Working from observation, imagination, music, dreams and memory, students become comfortable thinking outside the box when it comes to their own creative possibilities.

Section A meets February 1, 2020 to April 11, 2020
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00