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Open Studies Course Registration

Fall Young People's Studios @ St. Paul's

NCSP 116: Art Inspired By Nature (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's School. 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.

Term: Fall 2022

Section A meets September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 168: Painting my World (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 3-5: For the young artist who loves to draw and wishes to dive into a world of color, this course journeys from mark-making with dry media into the world of paint and other wet media. From looking and sketching exercises to experimentation with color, students will explore how color can be used for expressive purposes. Paint media such as watercolor and tempera paint will be used to explore how colors interact to create various effects, mixed colors, and textures. Emphasis will be on noticing details about the surrounding world and finding ways to communicate experiences with brush-strokes, lines, and splashes of color.

Term: Fall 2022

Section A meets September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: James Travers
Credits: 0.00

NCSP 218: Expressive Portraits (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Location: St. Paul's. Grades 6-8: What's on the inside? 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.

Term: Fall 2022

Section A meets September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Mary Munday
Credits: 0.00