Combined ShapeGroup 3Group 3linkedin

Open Studies Course Registration

Spring Young People's Studios @ MICA

NCYP 107: Unconventional Painting (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grade 6-8: In this course students will use acrylic paint to explore expressive uses of color, color mixing, and color theory. Using a variety of painting surfaces, students will paint in both traditional and unconventional ways, with brushes of various sizes and unconventional tools such as spatulas, squeegees and combs. Through critique and peer feedback, this course offers opportunities for students to think deeply about their work and the meaning behind their paintings.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Teresa Nicolella
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 117: Food and Art (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Food has played an important role throughout art and history and has been an anchor of cultural significance around the world. In this class students will create art about food, how it is made, prepared and eaten. They will have opportunities to share their favorite foods and use collage, soft sculpture and paint to visually describe their relationships with their food and the people who make it. Inspired by Arcimboldo and Lucia Hierro, students will learn about how art can be made in various scales and from various materials. in various scales and from various materials. food and culture

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Alexandra Velozo
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 130: Animals and the Environment (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Animals have been the inspiration for many artists around the world. In this course students will explore colors associated with animals and their habitats, identify natural and geometric forms in nature and use this as inspiration for their art. Young artists will consider how animals play a part in our relationship to nature and how we treat wildlife and the environment. Rooted in observation, and imaginative thinking students in this course will think of ways to better care for animals in the environment and create art using clay and recycled materials to learn how art can be beneficial to the world around them.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Rae Hample
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 149: Painting My World (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

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: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Harvey Bailey
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 172: Exploring Clay (Grades K-2) $385.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: 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 form even slabs. Using a rich array of clay techniques. Students will experiment hand-built vessels, functional items, sculpture, and decorative effects!

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: MELODY HARRIS
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 232: Stop Motion Animation (Grades 6-8) $385.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: Have you ever taken so many pictures at once, that when you scroll through them they look they're animated?! From Wallace and Gromit to LEGO movie, animators have told many stories through paper, clay, and pixelation. Students will explore ways in manipulating puppets to tell their own stories, one frame at a time.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Rae Hample
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 262: Portfolio Development for High School Entry (Grades 6-8) $385.00

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 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Mary Munday
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 269: Kinetic Art: Kites, Mobiles and More (Grades 3-5) $385.00

Course Description

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.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to April 1, 2023
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: MELODY HARRIS
Credits: 0.00