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Open Studies Course Registration

YPS Summer Art Camp Session Three @ MICA

CARE 103: YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/13-7/24) $135.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 113: YPS Lunch Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/13-7/24) $0.00

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 123: YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/13-7/24) $170.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 112: Art Inspired by Nature (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: In this course, students look at the natural world around them as inspiration for creating their art.Through looking at the work of artists including Georgia O'Keeffe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Sumi brush painters and Native American artists, students determine the influences of nature on the art of various times and places. Excursions around the campus and neighboring areas provide opportunities for students to select and directly study different natural forms for use in creating their own compositions. This course spans a wide range of art processes, media, and dimensions (2D and 3D) such as drawing from observing nature, sculpting nature-inspired forms, using natural materials for mixed media collage, recording changes in nature, and much more.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 160: Handbuilding with Clay (Grades 3-5) $360.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5.Throughout the centuries, hand-built clay objects have served numerous purposes, allowing people to transport materials, store grains, protect treasures, and hold liquids. Students to pinch clay forms, use slip and score techniques to join pieces of clay, make even coils, and roll even slabs. Using a rich array of clay techniques using only hand-held tools and processes, students experiment with drape-molds, hand-built vessels, functional items, and decorative sculpture. Under-glazing and glazing techniques are used to embellish clay surfaces.

Section A meets February 1, 2020 to April 11, 2020
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Mary Munday
Credits: 0.00

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 177: The Expedition, Journey as Destination (Grades 4-6) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. Get ready to embark upon an amazing journey of the imagination. In this course, students celebrate their elite prowess as explorers and find a unique way to showcase their fantastic discoveries. Students begin their journey by creating a map of a place that exists only their imaginations. Through rich narrative, visualization and exploration, students visit and explore their fantastic places, elaborating on ideas and documenting discoveries via drawing from observation, collage, printmaking, fiber arts, and sculpture. An explorer’s notebook is the holding form for sketches and notes, and the artifacts created and placed on the map help tell the story of each students travels.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 186: Sensational Sculpture (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. Young artists take a fantastic adventure into the world of three-dimensions! From figurines to animals, paper forms to mobiles, this course taps into an immense array of tactile materials that encourage students to attach, build, glue, construct, twist, mold, arrange, tie and connect. Students embark upon excursions around the campus to collect ideas and objects, and they view a wide ranging collection of both realistic and fanciful sculptures made by master artists. Young sculptors in this class learn to combine materials for expresses purposes, work collaboratively to create modular sculptures, and explore the tactile quality of every objects and materials.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 205: Introduction to Photoshop (Grades 4-6) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. From simply editing photos, to creating multi-layered digital drawings and collages, the possibilities in photoshop are truly endless. Young artists will develop a strong foundational knowledge of Photoshop including: how to toggle menus/windows, the tool box, understanding of color manipulation, and layering options.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 209: Learning to See & Draw the Face (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. As students enter middle school, there is a strong desire to produce artwork in a realistic representation. In this course, students receive directed instruction related to the anatomy and structure of the human head. Considering the skull as the basis for shaping the head and face, students work from skull models, diagrams, each other and themselves in developing understandings and skills needed to effectively represent the human head and face.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 225: Cultures in Clay (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. People from every part of the world use clay. Clay can be used to create magical and secretive vessels, special guardian or protective figures, mythological creatures, small models and portraits of every day life. Students travel the world visiting other times in other places by looking at the art and artifacts that different cultures have created in clay. Some pieces are glazed; others painted or embellished with different materials. If you are experienced in using clay, or have never used it before, pack your bags and come along on this trip.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 228: Self Portraits and Journaling (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8.If you like to capture moments of life through images, drawings, text, and stories, this course is for you! Learn innovative ways that artists use the journal/sketchbook as a vehicle for telling personally meaningful stories. Using both a literal representation of self (the self-portrait) and figurative expression of personal stories, students explore a variety of ways to express who they are on the outside and inside. As a starting point, students construct books that will become the holding form for journaling concepts, memories, stories, preferences, opinions, dreams and much more. Emphasis will be on journaling via the written word, then using the imagery created by those words to develop drawings, paintings and collages using a variety of wet and dry media. Each session will emphasize a ‘chapter’ in the students’ ongoing story.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 254: Painting Techniques and Processes (Grades 9-12) $360.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Using a variety of paint media such as inks, watercolor, tempera paint, and acrylic paint, students in this course explore a variety of paint materials, brushes, and techniques, both traditional and non-traditional, to create a body of work that spans realism to expressive abstraction. Emphasis is on breaking "out of the box" in expressive use of color media, with a variety of prompts guiding students to make meaning and incorporate narratives into their work. This is a fast-paced class, with students generating a large body of studies and exercises as they build a strong foundation and comfort with each color medium. The confident painter will then be asked to synthesize this knowledge to create larger, cohesive paintings based on a selected theme.

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

This class is full

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 278: Mixed Media: Art of Collage (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5. 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 of subject and topics 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.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 279: Digital Photography for Middle School (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. Beginning with an understanding of compositional principles and the basic function of the digital camera, students learn to create and print digital images. 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. This course takes place in a Macintosh graphics lab and on-site around campus to take photos. Students will be required to take images in class as well as capture images outside of class for use on the computer. NOTE: students must bring their digital cameras to each class.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 357: Surface Considerations for the Detail Driven Artist (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. This course is designed for the artist who is a noticer of detail, and attracted to the meditative process, patience and beauty of detail oriented artworks. This course will explore the art of paper cutting, layered drawing on transparent surfaces, and intricate mark making in 2D and 3D formats. Within these processes there is potential to explore both abstract and representational ways of working to fit each student's individual interests and style.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 361: Illustration with wet and dry media (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12- From books to posters, advertisements and album art, illustration is everywhere! Come learn the fundamentals of illustrating with wet and dry media, and how to take your hand drawn images through a digital process for print purposes. Young artists begin by responding to single image prompts related to newly acquired media techniques with emphasis on composition of content, then finish with designing a short children’s book or comic for print.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 362: Fiber Art (Grades 9-12) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Designing, weaving, experimenting, stitching, playing, embroidering, assembling, felting, holding, manipulating and wearing! Do these words speak to you? Fiber art is expansive and yields a lot of creative expression. All process driven artists are welcome to partake in this exciting new course.

Section A meets July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00