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Open Studies Course Registration

YPS Summer Art Camp Session One @ MICA

CARE 101: YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session I (6/15-6/26) $135.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 111: YPS Lunch Care - Mt Royal Location; Session I (6/15-6/26) $0.00

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 121: YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session I (6/15-6/26) $170.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 164: Sculpting in Low Relief (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5. Students in this course will explore opportunities to tell stories in images through the combination of painted surface and sculptural objects that exist within low relief sculpture. Neither purely flat nor fully 3-D, students will use stories, verbal and written, to create images in a variety of low relief techniques ranging from clay, foil, cardboard, found objects and plaster.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 166: Encounters with Drawing (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. Drawing is a natural mode of communication that children rarely resist. It can be a wonderful way for all children to become creative regardless of their educational level. In this course children will have multiple encounters with drawing that include mark making, creating sketches, diagrams, and images that are completed art works. These encounters will focus on media exploration by working with various drawing tools and personal expression of themes that relate directly to their experiences and lives. Noting that observational drawing is not the only form of good drawing practice, children in this course will have opportunities to work observation and recollection as well as expanding drawing vocabularies by working from memory and imagination as a means of creative expression of ideas and feelings.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 178: Let's See the World (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: This course is designed to enable very young artists to start building a foundation in artistic vision and perceptual skills. Using primarily 2D processes such as drawing, painting, and printmaking, students take on the role of detectives as they build the habits of mind and perceptual skills needed to see and behave as artists. Students are involved in choice-making every step of the way, helping to organize real-life subjects and exploring visually fascinating objects such as toys, foods, natural objects, and more. Cultural references to craft objects, architecture, diverse environments, and animals allow students to develop a visual repertoire at a very early stage in their artistic development.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 193: Making with STEAM (Grades 4-6) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. Art-making is one delightful way to experience scientific, engineering, and mathematical concepts first-hand. As artists, we'll experiment with tools, materials, and techniques to make discoveries. Using artistic disciplines, like painting, printmaking, and sculpture, we'll engage in purposeful play to see what happens when we create with concepts such as viscosity, friction, and balance. We'll work in an open-ended way, focusing on processes instead of specific subjects. Connecting disciplines while creating beauty, we'll explore the way our world works

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 200: Fiber Arts Workshop (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5 Students in this class use a variety of fabrics and fibers for creating artworks. Ways that artists such as Faith Ringgold, Lesley Dill and Joyce Scott use fabrics and fibers as a means of creative expression are examined. Students explore stitching, weaving, tie dye and transfer techniques, as well as combinations of created and found materials in creating their own expressions.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 208: The Comic Book (Grades 4-6) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. In this course, students practice the art of telling stories through pictures. Formal aspects of narrative are applied by combining the written word with visual sequences. Students learn how storylines are developed, formats are considered and characters created. Observation skill building helps students develop a basis for their fantasy figures, heroes and heroines. Each student explores animation techniques and produces a comic strip consisting of several frames as well as a multipage comic book.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 217: Exploring the Potenial of Acrylics (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. Acrylic paint is an extremely versatile medium, it can take on the qualities of transparent watercolor, have the matte finish of tempera and gouache and be used with the opacity of oil paint. Students explore color mixing, participate in viscosity experiments and use different painting surfaces to discover the different effects that can be achieved with the medium. Working from observation, students create a series of paintings on canvas board, paper and gessoed surfaces as they explore the techniques learned to develop a personal style.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 227: Drawing Workshop for Middle School (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8.Fast-paced drawing course engages students in a variety of short and sustained studies intended to develop drawing skills and abilities. Different approaches, tools, materials, and techniques are presented and explored using a diverse range of drawing media, from pen and pencil to color explorations in pastel and paint. Students create drawings from observation, imagination, and in response to the art of master artists and their peers. Written reflection, self-assessment, and ability to participate in group critiques are key components of this course.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 253: Mixed Media Workshop (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades: 9-12. In this course, students explore and apply ways in which disparate imagery and materials can be arranged to create compositions that are both aesthetically pleasing and expressive of ideas and feelings. Students explore the potential of a variety of ideas, images and materials in designing and creating compositions that have personal meaning. Using a balance of found images and created images, students are encouraged to create narrative works, with equal emphasis on treatment of the work’s surface, choice and arrangement of images, and selection of media. The notion of matching concepts to materials will be explored in-depth, and students will be exposed to an exciting array of media.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 276: Innovative and Metaphorical Self-Portraits (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. Students begin with the traditional self-portrait and an understanding of basic facial proportions, then branch into thematic and/or metaphorical ideas about self as the basis for composing expressive self-portraits that may or may not include a face. Students begin with observational work using mirrors and dry drawing media such as charcoal, pastels, and pencil. Once this foundation is established, various prompts will guide students to think about expressing themselves via self-portrait in unusual, meaningful, and innovative ways.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 302: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. This course involves students using digital imaging programs in creating and manipulating images using the Macintosh computer. Students learn to use the Adobe Photoshop suite and scan images as they explore the potential of the medium and create personally meaningful compositions. Using a variety of created and found images, students then learn how to make complex compositional decisions and visual effects via use of filters, the graphics drawing toolbox, color effects, and artful use of text. Students' works are printed and copied to CD for their portfolios.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 315: Exploring Digital Photography (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Beginning with an understanding of compositional principles and the basic function, features, and possibilities of the digital camera, students learn to create and print digital images. From a variety of prompts intended to tap into students' interpretation and experience of the visual world around them, students collect imagery around campus, in their daily lives, at home, and outdoors. As the course progresses, the class explores the Adobe Photoshop program as a tool to refine images and explore options in manipulating imagery for expressive purposes. Note: Students must bring their digital camera to each class.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 340: Portrait, Still-Life, Landscape (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. For the students who wishes to hone drawing-from-life skills, this course provides a rich balance of skill-building and developing a unique artistic style in both black-and-white and color media. Using mostly dry media such as pencil, charcoal, and pastels, students utilize the rich urban landscape, mirrors for self-portraiture, and objects to explore the varied qualities, textures, tones, and proportions of both natural and man-made forms. While ideal for the student who wishes to include observational drawing in a portfolio, this course is also open to any high school artist who wishes to hone life-drawing skills.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 355: Digital Illustration (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Digital Illustration offers formal instruction on how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for a variety of drawing and design problems such as: character development and portraiture, dimensional settings and environments, visual marketing, the power of minimal aesthetics, and metaphorical approaches to making.

Section A meets June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00