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Open Studies Course Registration

YPS Summer Art Camp Session One (6/14-6/25)

NCYP 112: Art Inspired by Nature (Grades K-2) $370.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: In this course, students look at the natural world around them as inspiration for creating their art. 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. 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. Students can directly study different natural forms for use in creating their compositions based on what is in the world around them.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Lisa Nersessian
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 141: Up in the Air (Grades K-2) $370.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Let's take a journey into the imagination. Using children’s literature as a starting point for "takeoff," students embark on flights over cities, fast journeys by train over land, and underwater excursions by submarine. As artist-travelers, students create paintings, prints, and drawings of the things they see from a bird's eye view, a bug's-eye view, a fish-eye view, and much, much more. Each journey is an exploration of an unfamiliar habitat, full of new textures, colors, living, creatures, and plant life waiting to be captured in vibrant works of art. Students will use a variety of materials in this course.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Nersessian
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 154: Watercolor Painting (Grades 3-5) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 3-5) For the student who loves to paint, this course is designed to help students make expressive and creative choices about color! Students will experiment with watercolors as they learn to mix color palettes and create realistic and abstracted watercolor masterpieces. Students will learn from past and contemporary artists to discover different ways to communicate with water, color, pattern, and expressive markmaking!

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Stephanie Goldberg
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 188: The Imaginary Landscape (Grades 3-5) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 3-5) In this class 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 scenery 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. Students will use a variety of art materials in this course.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 257: Expressive Portraiture (Grades 6-8) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 6-8) What's on the inside? Personality is more than skin-deep, and who you are is more than what shows up on your face. In this class, students explore multiple media, including oil pastels, colored inks, and collage to make a series of portraits that emphasize personality and emotion, as well as teach realistic techniques.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Brooke Sturtevant-Sealover
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 302: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 6-8) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 6-8) This course involves students using digital imaging programs in creating and manipulating images pixel by pixel! Students learn to use the Adobe Photoshop suite 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 the use of filters, the graphics drawing toolbox, color effects, and artful use of text. Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is included for the duration of this course.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Rae Hample
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 355: Digital Illustration (Grades 9-12) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 9-12) In this class, students will explore how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for a variety of drawings and designs! Students will learn about character development, portraiture, settings and environments, design, and metaphorical approaches to making. Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is included for the duration of this course.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Ryan Foti
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 377: Painting and Drawing from Observation (Grades 9-12) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 9-12) This course is designed to help students refine their skills in observational drawing and painting, making purposeful choices about lines, form, and color. Students will experiment with materials as they learn to make decisive lines and cohesive color palettes and apply both realistic and expressive colors to their pieces. Art exemplars will be used to emphasize the incredible diversity of styles and expressiveness that can be achieved with color, line, and texture.

Section A meets June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Geraldine Butler
Credits: 0.00