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Open Studies Course Registration

Summer Art Camp at MICA - Session 2

CARE 102: YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session II (7/1-7/12) $115.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 122: YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session II (7/1-7/12) $150.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 103: Reimagining Stories (Grades K-2) $340.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. When a story is over, have you ever wondered, what happens next? Young artists put on their author hats and dream up visual sequels, prequels, plot twists, new characters, and “what if’s” for award winning stories we read each week. This story mashup class allows our best story tellers to use their imaginations all while engaging in specific art processes each week that develop fine motor skills and knowledge of art media. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 124: Animal Explorers (Grades K-2) $340.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. Young artists will explore the animal kingdom while learning how to represent an idea both in two- and three-dimensional form. Inspiration will be pulled from fiction and non-fiction books, investigating themes presented, in order to create rich visual concepts. Each class will teach new ways of illustrating and sculpting animals with a tour of both media and technical processes.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 133: Kinetic Sculpture (Grades 6-8) $340.00

Course Description

Grades:6-8. Using a variety of recycled everyday materials, students will develop mechanisms to create a moving sculpture. This STEAM based art class (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) will allow students to explore concepts of simple machines, motors, and circuits to understand their uses into making animated sculptures. Students will use the Engineering Design Process to draw and design their creation, develop a working sculpture and test their design. Some tools will be used, with instruction on their safe use. This will include pliers, clippers, glue gun, soldering iron, and hand drill. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 153: TELLING STORIES THROUGH SCULPTURE- GRADES 3-5 $340.00

Course Description

GRADES 3-5: Offers students an exciting opportunity to be both creator and performer in a dramatic artistic endeavor. Students explore a variety of 3-D processes as they create objects, props, puppets, masks, and other forms. Students will explore different ways stories can be told and experienced through objects and experiment and play in order for students to creatively tell their own stories. Emphasis is on creating a unique and expressive language of object, gesture, and story, with equal attention given to the artistic/visual qualities of the art objects themselves and the use of these objects in student-designed performances. No Class March 16 for Spring course, No Class July 4 for Summer Art Camp.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

Section A meets February 2, 2019 to April 13, 2019
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Mary Munday
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 175: WAYS OF SEEING: DRAWING WORKSHOP $360.00

Course Description

GRADES 4-6: Grow as an artist by exploring your abilities to not only draw but to see. This course builds upon technical skills acquired through observational drawing while providing experiences for students to enhance additional art skills such as examination, analysis, interpretation, and experimentation. Conversations, inquiries and playful activities will inspire each other to create and see in new ways. Students will use both sketchbooks and large-scale drawing surfaces with wet and dry media. No Class March 16 for Spring course, No Class July 4 for Summer Art Camp.

Section A meets February 2, 2019 to April 13, 2019
On Saturday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 196: Calling All Makers! Grades 3-5 $360.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: Calling all Makers! We need YOU to help make sense of these materials! We have some serious (and some silly) design problems that need solutions. Come play, experiment, innovate, break, reconstruct, and most importantly: Think critically, question often, and design accordingly to MAKE ART that solves problems.No Class March 16 for Spring course, No Class July 4 for Summer Art Camp.

Section A meets February 2, 2019 to April 13, 2019
On Saturday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Robert Penn
Credits: 0.00

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 215: Introduction to Printmaking (Grades 9-12) $340.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. This course is for the art student who wants to learn about the history and power of printed media while also exploring ways that to produce multiples of their own designs. From wood to posters, t-shirts to tote bags, stickers, and more, students will explore various printmaking techniques through prompts geared towards personal meaning-making. Techniques will include: linoleum block printing, monoprinting, plexi-glass etching, and screen printing.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 224: My World in Three Dimensions (Grades 4-6) $340.00

Course Description

Grades: 4-6. One of the most exciting ways of making art is working with sculptural media to create three-dimensional art forms. In this course, students use sculptural media including wire, plaster, wood, clays and other natural materials to create sculptures, assemblages and installations. In the process, students gain experience with many sculptural forms and media, discover a variety of artists and heighten spatial and kinesthetic awareness. Using sketches and working from observation, memory and imagination, students make personally meaningful work that is inspired by their interests and objects of our everyday world. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 315: Exploring Digital Photography (Grades 9-12) $340.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Beginning with an understanding of compositional principles and the basic function, features, and possibilities of the digital camera, students learn to create and print digital images. From a variety of prompts intended to tap into students' interpretation and experience of the visual world around them, students collect imagery around campus, in their daily lives, at home, and outdoors. As the course progresses, the class explores the Adobe Photoshop program as a tool to refine images and explore options in manipulating imagery for expressive purposes. Note: Students must bring their digital camera to each class. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 324: Oil Painting (Grades 9-12) $340.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. For students who have experience drawing from life and would like to learn more about the unique qualities of oil paint. Used as the primary medium throughout the history of painting, the versatility, and richness of oil paint have allowed artists to capture moments in time, events, and likenesses in ways that no other medium can. students work primarily from life using a combination of still-life, portrait, and landscape to develop skills in utilizing cohesive color schemes using specific oil painting techniques—underpainting, glazing, smooth application of color, impasto. Note: Students will use solvents in this course. Due to the use of oil pigments, a materials fee for this course will apply. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 355: Digital Illustration (Grades 9-12) $340.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Digital Illustration offers formal instruction on how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for a variety of drawing and design problems such as: character development and portraiture, dimensional settings and environments, visual marketing, the power of minimal aesthetics, and metaphorical approaches to making. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 362: Fiber Art (Grades 9-12) $340.00

Course Description

Designing, weaving, experimenting, stitching, playing, embroidering, assembling, felting, holding, manipulating and wearing! Do these words speak to you? Fiber art is expansive and yields a lot of creative expression. All process driven artists are welcome to partake in this exciting new course. No class July 4th.

Section A meets July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00