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Open Studies Course Registration

YPS Summer Art Camp Session Three 7/13-7/24

CARE 113: YPS Lunch Care - 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

NCSP 107: Animals & Me on Parade (Grades 3-5) $310.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's. Grades 3-5. Roaring lions! Trumpeting elephants! Growling bears! Students produce an amazing world of circus animals, creating masks and costumes, puppets and pull toys, in preparation for their final show - a spectacular animal parade. Students explore different materials such as papier mache, fabric, wood and found objects to create their animals

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: Stephanie Goldberg
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 132: Kinetic Art: Kites, Mobiles, and More (Grades 3-5) $310.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 3-5. In this course, students explore a variety of art forms that involve movement. They design and construct kites, create mobiles, and other art objects that flap, spin, fly, flutter and move. A variety of construction techniques are combined with drawing/decorating techniques as students explore the potential of their ideas, and material selections in creating both two-dimensional and three-dimensional kinetic art forms.

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

NCSP 152: Illustrating Stories, Pictures & Words (Grades 6-8) $310.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's. Grades 6-8. In this course, students develop story lines with vivid special effects and action sequences. By creating images intended to encourage viewers to make predictions the artist becomes a storyteller. Students look at and analyze the narrative works of contemporary illustrators to discover the relationship between the written copy and illustration. A variety of sources are used as reference in developing ideas. These include myths, folk tales, song lyrics, special personal and memorable events, as well as narrative works by master artists.

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: Michael Dees
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 203: Perceptual Skills in Drawing (Grades 6-8) $310.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 6-8. Designed for students who want to improve drawing skills and work towards more realistic drawings, this course focuses on drawing from observation. Students are guided through a carefully sequenced, step-by-step process designed to develop the student's perception and thinking skills. Based upon exercises in Betty Edwards' Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this approach has been successful in improving students' ability to draw realistically, even for those who think they cannot draw. As such, it provides the young artist with an excellent bridge between drawing symbolically and working more realistically.

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: Amanda Foti
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 327: Responsive Drawing $310.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Grades 9-12. This is course is for the motivated art student who is looking to enhance their portfolio in not only in technical skills, but in the creative process as it relates to an ability to perceive and respond. Emphasis is placed on developing sensitivity to the marks made on surfaces as well as to the qualities in the object or scenes they refer to. Students will work in an improvisational manner as well as through sustained works as an ongoing process in which the result of one work fuels the ideas and inspiration for the next. Involvement in making informed and critical decisions will be guided through group discussions, research of master artists and self-analysis. Results of the course are intended to advance the artist’s understanding of drawing in the widest possible context and elevating the portfolio to the next level.

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: Ryan Foti
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 112: Art Inspired by Nature (Grades K-2) $310.00

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: Trevor Weigle
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 160: Handbuilding with Clay (Grades 3-5) $310.00

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 July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Rae Hample
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 186: Sensational Sculpture (Grades K-2) $310.00

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: Courtney Payne
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 205: Introduction to Photoshop (Grades 4-6) $310.00

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: Joel Baldwin
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 209: Learning to See & Draw the Face (Grades 6-8) $310.00

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: Mika Nakano
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 228: Self Portraits and Journaling (Grades 6-8) $310.00

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: Rula Jones
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 254: Painting Techniques and Processes (Grades 9-12) $310.00

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 July 13, 2020 to July 24, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Geraldine Butler
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 278: Mixed Media: Art of Collage (Grades 3-5) $310.00

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: Trevor Weigle
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 361: Illustration with wet and dry media (Grades 9-12) $310.00

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: Mika Nakano
Credits: 0.00