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Spring 2022 YPS Courses @ MICA

NCYP 116: Making Art with Dinosaurs! (Grades K-2) $375.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Come with us on an imaginary journey through the Jurassic period. Encounter ancient reptiles, prehistoric plants, and uncover fascinating fossils! Using ideas and experiences from our archeological journeys, students create drawings, paintings, and sculptural forms to create personal visual responses to what they have discovered.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 139: Space, Planets and Astronauts (Grades 3-5) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: In this course, students will become artistic astronauts as they explore a variety of media and art making processes while addressing the theme of outer space! Students will be given opportunities to create an assortment of projects ranging from painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpting in unconventional ways order to build foundations in technical skill, observation, and imaginative inquiry. Focus will be placed on how art can be applied to describe a big idea in multiple ways, and to help students flourish as both researcher and creative thinker.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Vian Nguyen
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 140: Printmaking for Kids (Grades K-2) $375.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Young children are encouraged to explore textures and mark-making as they try out numerous ways of creating prints. From mono-print to relief prints, sun prints to handprints, students immerse themselves in how printing ink, paint, and other color media can help them see and understand shape, line, and texture. Students are encouraged to tap into their sense of play and imagination as they explore creative printing techniques.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 160: Handbuilding with Clay (6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8 .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.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 179: Life Drawing For Kids (Grades 3-5) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5. Do you love to draw and wish to learn how to draw what you see more realistically? This course is an exciting balance of learning how to see and how to capture contours, apply tones, and develop shading to make objects 'pop' off the page. With the basic understanding that in order to draw well, one must first learn how to see, students are engaged in fun looking exercises that challenge them to use their eyes and minds to collect information about the objects, people, and places around them. They will discover how to see the world in a fresh, new way! Different approaches, tools, materials and techniques are presented and explored using a diverse range of media, from pen and pencil to color explorations in pastel and paint.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 209: Learn to See and Draw the Face (Grades 6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: What do we look like? How do we draw ourselves and each other? 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.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 262: Portfolio Development for High School Entry (Grades 6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8 This intense studio class begins with a review of students’ current art portfolios, with discussion about what a well-rounded high school portfolio might look like. Students keep a reflective journal and sketchbook as they identify areas to strengthen in their artwork. Working independently with the instructor, students then develop a plan for tailored art problems intended to highlight skills and flesh out their portfolios for presentation. This course is especially designed for students who need a portfolio for entrance into high school but is also open to those who wish to employ a more independent course of study.

Term: Spring 2022

Section A meets January 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00