Youth Courses

Featuring our year-round Youth Art Studio, as well as special March Break and Summer Art Camp programs, our youth courses guide young artists (ages 11-17) through age-appropriate explorations of various mediums and processes. Field trips to art galleries provide inspiration, and hands-on studio time develops technical skills and a personal style through experimentation and creative problem-solving.

Animation in Film (Ages 14-17)

Celebrate character design and animation by bringing your characters together in a short animated group film.

Students will learn to design their own characters and then learn the basic principles of animation. They will see their characters come to life and then com...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
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Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Each day will have a 1-hour lunch break.
Architectural Drawing and the Constructed Environment (Ages 14-17)

Explore the interesting world of architecture through drawing and city tours. This course introduces students to the basics of drawing architecture including technical drawing with an emphasis on perspective and spatial strategies. Through the discussion of contemporary and hi...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Basic drawing skills required. Each day includes 1-hour lunch break.
Drawing for Animation (Ages 14-17)

Discover the exciting world of animation. This course introduces students to basic animation principles as well as the process of creating effective animated characters and dynamic storyboards. Learn how to design and illustrate animated characters through a variety of stylist...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Each day includes 1-hour lunch break.
Fundamental Drawing for Teens (Ages 14-17)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of drawing, including contour, gesture, value, perspective, foreshortening, surface treatment, and composition. Emphasis will be placed on learning to see and experience the world from the artist’s viewpoint. C...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: This course is appropriate for all levels including introductory to intermediate. It is also a good preparation class for 693 Life Drawing for Teens.
Fundamentals of Drawing for Youth (Ages 14-17)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of drawing. Emphasis will be placed on observational drawing, the development of perceptual skills and technical facility, as well as the exploration of drawing as an expressive medium and conceptual tool. Through in-clas...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
10-week courses
12-week courses

NOTES: No class Saturday October 6, 2018 for Thanksgiving Weekend
Life Drawing for Teens (Ages 14-17)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of life drawing, including: proportion, composition, shape, gesture, line, and value. This course is designed to expose the student to several different methods and approaches to contemporary life drawing and it’s a...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: This course is appropriate for all levels including introductory to intermediate. All models will be dressed in summer athletic wear or equivalent. Each day includes 1-hour lunch break.
Mix it up: Drawing, Collage and Mixed Media (Ages 11 - 13)

This fun and challenging course for 11 to 13 year-olds offers young artists an exciting opportunity to develop and expand their drawing skills and to explore collage and mixed media processes.  Each class will be structured with drawing fundamentals taught primarily in th...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Each day includes 1-hour lunch break.
Sculpture Explorations (Ages 11 -13)

This course is designed for 11 to 13 year olds and will offer a variety of materials (wood, paper, wire, clay, etc.) to build, construct and sculpt 3-dimensional objects, sculptures and masks. The process of idea-finding as well as documenting the finished artwork will be done...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Each day includes 1-hour lunch break.
Youth Art Studio (Ages 11-13)

923 Youth Studio is a visual art course designed for 11-13 year olds. Through drawing, painting, printing, collage, and 3-dimensional work, students will be introduced to various techniques and media in order to develop their own artistic language and expression. This includes...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
12-week courses

NOTES: Fall term no class Saturday October 6, Thanksgiving Weekend; Winter term no class Saturday February 16, Family Day Weekend. Students will draw from a life model; model will wear athletic attire.
Youth Art Studio (Ages 14-17)

This fun and exciting course allows students ages 14-17 to explore their imagination and sample various techniques with a hands on approach in traditional and contemporary methods, ultimately find their own voice through the arts. Through (life) drawing, painting, sculpture/ob...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
Summer Art Camps for Youth
12-week courses
Summer Art Camps for Youth

NOTES: Students will draw from a life model; model will wear athletic attire. Winter term: No class Saturday February 17, 2018 for Family Day Weekend.
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