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Open Studies Course Registration

Summer Art Camp Session Two (7/1-7/12)

CARE 102: YPS Before Care - Session II (7/01-7/12) $90.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 112: YPS Lunch Care - Session II (7/01-7/12) $0.00

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 122: YPS After Care - Session II (7/01-7/12) $180.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 109: Real and Fanciful Landscapes (Grades 3-5) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: In this introductory landscape course, 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 scenes from both an insect's point of view and a birds-eye view. From there, they will journey to faraway 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.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 125: Exploring Emotions through Art (Grades K-2) $428.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Art possesses the ability to empower artists in effectively and positively expressing their emotions. Throughout this course, students will immerse themselves in the vibrant world of emotions, discovering how self-expression can be the inspiration for captivating visual artworks. Various artistic techniques and mediums, including the exploration of how to depict emotions representationally and abstractly, will equip young artists with the necessary tools to visually articulate their emotions. In addition to hands-on exploration, students will draw inspiration from renowned master artists and art movements, gaining insights into their techniques and styles. The lessons within the course will skillfully guide students to make connections between emotions and art, fostering an exploration of the vast spectrum of feelings. Whether through the exuberant strokes of a lively painting or the soothing textures of a contemplative sculpture, each artistic activity is designed to inspire and cultivate both self-expression and critical thinking.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 145: Messy Masterpieces (Grades K-2) $428.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Embrace the chaos of creativity! This class encourages students to experiment with a diverse range of media and techniques, cultivating an authentic passion for limitless material exploration. Drawing inspiration from artistic luminaries such as Alma Thomas, Wassily Kandinsky, Sam Gilliam, and Howardena Pindell, students will participate in crafting both 2D and 3D abstract art forms. Students will delve into various artistic expressions, including painting, drawing, printmaking, and paper sculpture. Emphasizing the valuable process of learning through trial and error, the course aims to instill a dynamic and explorative approach to artistic creation.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 146: Objects and Places (Grades 3-5) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: In this course, students will discover the beauty and significance of objects and places in their world. Using clay, oil pastels, and paint students will develop their artistic skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the connections between art, culture, and their surroundings. Through techniques such as draping, rolling, folding, and cutting, they will learn how 2D materials can be transformed into 3D forms. Each class will draw inspiration from a different theme, encouraging students to see the world through the eyes of an artist! They will open their minds to new possibilities and perspectives as they examine the rich tapestry of objects and places that make up their world in order to create meaningful artifacts and design places of their own.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 154: Painting Workshop (Grades 3-5) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: This course is for students who have a passion for painting! Students will enhance their skills in various painting techniques, learn to make intentional choices about color, and practice painting from life. They will delve into the world of acrylics, temperas, and watercolors, experimenting with these mediums to learn how to create cohesive color palettes. The course will guide students in applying both realistic and expressive colors to their artworks and cover various techniques, including dry-brush, impasto, wet-in-wet, drips, splatters and much more.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 173: Clay for Little Hands (Grades K-2) $428.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Nowhere is there a medium more malleable and versatile than clay. Intended for our youngest artists and framed within an energetic context of play, tactile experiences, exploration and discovery, this course is intended to get students immersed in working creatively to create forms, apply textures, and consider the varieties of surface effects with glaze. Students will extrude, roll, press, mold, shape, squeeze, pinch, and drape clay in unusual ways to create beautiful, artful clay objects within the themes of community, nature and play. Once familiar with the basic characteristics, possibilities and limitations of clay, students will find that the options are virtually endless!

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 200: Wearable Art and Sustainable Design (Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: Students in this class use a variety of fabrics and fibers for creating artworks. Students explore stitching, weaving, tie-dye, and natural dye techniques, as well as combinations of created and found materials in creating their art. Students will examine the techniques of artists such as Xenobia Bailey, Rosie Lee Tompkins, Faith Ringgold, Joyce Scott, and Melissa S. Cody and will use fabrics and fibers as a means of creative expression.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 205: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. This course involves students using digital imaging programs to create and manipulate images pixel by pixel! Students learn to use the Adobe Photoshop suite and scan images as they explore the potential of the medium and create personally meaningful compositions. Using various created and found images, students then learn how to make complex compositional decisions and visual effects via filters, the graphics drawing toolbox, color effects, and artful use of text.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 240: Fashion Drawing (Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grade 6-8: This course teaches students the fundamentals of drawing the croquis figure and designing a garment through sketching. Students will explore personal identity and style through fashion. Through sketching the figure and gaining techniques in drawing garments, students will learn different mediums and experiment with rubbing techniques to give the effect of various types of fabric while growing their technical skills in drawing and painting.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 319: Drawing from Observation (Grades 9-12) $428.00

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.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 341: Graphic Design (Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12 : In this course students will learn the basic fundamentals of designing a successful character. After discussing their favorite games, and analyzing its characters, students will learn how to draw the figure and engage in various drawing exercises in order to accurately execute their characters.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 345: Reimagining Ceramics(Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: Inspired by the work of Roberto Lugo, in this course, students will learn the functional purpose of ceramics and create meaningful ceramic objects such as pots, plates and bowls. Throughout the course, students will gain proficiency in using a variety of hand building techniques and explore different methods of glazing. Students will learn how ceramics have been used in different cultures, explore personal artifacts, and use both historical and contemporary references as inspiration for their work.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 350: Character Design (Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: In this course, students will delve into the fascinating world of character design, exploring not only the physical aspects but also delving into the rich realm of personalities, facial expressions, and living environments. Beginning with a discussion about their favorite games and a detailed analysis of the characters within, students will gain insights into the intricate details that bring characters to life. Focused on figure drawing, individuality, and personality traits, through a series of dynamic drawing exercises, students will develop the skills needed to accurately portray their characters' unique qualities. Students will learn to craft a visual narrative by considering the living environments of their This holistic approach to character design will empower students to create well-rounded and compelling characters that extend beyond mere physical appearance.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00