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Open Studies Course Registration

Summer Art Camp at MICA - Session 3

CARE 103: YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/15/-7/26) $130.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 113: YPS Lunch Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/15-7/26) $0.00

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 123: YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/15-7/26) $165.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 102: The Art of Bookmaking (Grades 6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. The art of bookmaking was once a craft limited to written books. Today, handmade books have become works of art using creative and inventive approaches to bind books that tell stories, hold favorite photographs or serve as journals to hold memories and ideas. In this class, children see books in a new way as they explore unique ways to tell a story. Students learn techniques for making accordion books, scrolls, pamphlets, codex binding, Japanese-style binding and pop-up books. They learn how to make handmade paper and use it in one of their own book.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 104: Illustrating Stories (Grades 3-5) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5. Do you love to create and tell fantastic stories? Can you tell a story through drawings? In this course, students look at a series of beautifully illustrated children’s books as inspiration for their own personal story-telling and image-making. Using a variety of 2-dimensional media, students create innovative and diverse pages for a very unique illustrated story. Students who are avid readers and imaginative writers enjoy the literacy component of this course. Students who wish for more encouragement in reading and expressing thoughts in writing also benefit from this fun class!

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 144: Build It! Constructing Artistic Sculpture (Grades K-2) $375.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. Do you have a knack for putting together unusual materials to create interesting three-dimensional objects? In this hands-on, multi-media sculptural course, students use additive techniques to attach, glue, twist, stack, tie, dangle and arrange as they explore the ways varied materials can be combined to create expressive forms that may be artful, functional or both. Materials such as found objects, wood, paper and board are used for construction of these innovative sculptures, then they are embellished with a variety of natural and man-made materials. Students are encouraged to use their own artful thinking to find and bring in interesting objects and materials for use in this course.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 194: Mad Scientist Art (Grades 4-6) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. Discover the secrets of science behind multimedia art. Students will conduct their own pastel color chemistry experiment, uncover secret codes, apply da Vinci’s observation techniques to draw nature items, create paints using flowers and vegetables, separate colors using chromatography, explore crystallization techniques in painting and create cyanotypes with the hot summer sun. Curious about investigating science in art? Come along on the journey that merges students’ sense of wonder with unique material applications in art.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 200: Fiber Arts Workshop (Grades 3-5) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5 Students in this class use a variety of fabrics and fibers for creating artworks. Ways that artists such as Faith Ringgold, Lesley Dill and Joyce Scott use fabrics and fibers as a means of creative expression are examined. Students explore stitching, weaving, tie dye and transfer techniques, as well as combinations of created and found materials in creating their own expressions.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 204: Emotional Expressions Grades K-2 $375.00

Course Description

Grades K-2. What do our Emotions mean to us? Inspired by a children’s book, each week young artists will focus on a single emotion and their own visual interpretations, all while discovering new art media and processes along the way. While young artists have an opportunity to create unique outcomes, we will also see how expressing our emotions can bring us together..

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 205: Introduction to Photoshop (Grades 4-6) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 4-6. From simply editing photos, to creating multi-layered digital drawings and collages, the possibilities in photoshop are truly endless. Young artists will develop a strong foundational knowledge of Photoshop including: how to toggle menus/windows, the tool box, understanding of color manipulation, and layering options.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 232: Stop Action Animation (Grades 6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. From flip-books and line-drawn characters to paper and sculpey figures, anything that can be moved, adjusted, manipulated and photographed can become the subject for stop-action animation. Using simple flip-books and Nick Park’s mind-boggling Wallace and Gromit stop-action series as inspiration, students work in groups to develop their own humorous skits. In this creative, collaborative animation “studio,” students develop storyboards and characters as they design the backdrop and take shots for a 15-30 second short animation. By documenting each set-up, with adjustments between each shot, students learn how to bring characters alive the old-fashioned way.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 253: Mixed Media: The Art of Collage (Grades 6-8) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8. In this course, middle school students explore and apply ways in which disparate imagery and materials can be arranged to create compositions that are both aesthetically pleasing and expressive of ideas and feelings. Students explore the potential of a variety of ideas, images and materials in designing and creating compositions of subject and topics that have personal meaning. Using a balance of found images and created images, students are encouraged to create narrative works, with equal emphasis on treatment of the work's surface, choice and arrangement of images, and selection of media.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 267: Portfolio Prep for High School Entry (Grades 6-) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8- This intense studio workshop 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.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 319: Drawing from Observation: Inside/Outside Spaces (grades 9-12) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: In this course, students will utilize the MICA campus and its diverse structures—from ornate marble decoration and arched windows to sleek contemporary sophistication—as they explore the interesting nuances and compositional possibilities of interiors. In addition, students will take excursions outside to look at how landscape and the complex combination of both natural and man-made forms can offer endless possibilities for truly unique works of art. Emphasis will be on drawing from observation with a discerning eye for capturing a unique viewpoint of inside/outside surroundings.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 327: Painting Technique and Processes (Grades 9-12) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12. Using a variety of paint media such as inks, watercolor, tempera paint, and acrylic paint, students in this course explore a variety of paint materials, brushes, and techniques, both traditional and non-traditional, to create a body of work that spans realism to expressive abstraction. Emphasis is on breaking "out of the box" in expressive use of color media, with a variety of prompts guiding students to make meaning and incorporate narratives into their work. This is a fast-paced class, with students generating a large body of studies and exercises as they build a strong foundation and comfort with each color medium. The confident painter will then be asked to synthesize this knowledge to create larger, cohesive paintings based on a selected theme.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

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

NCYP 357: Surface Considerations for the Detail-Driven Artist (Grades 9-12) $375.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12.This course is designed for the artist who is a noticer of detail, and attracted to the meditative process, patience and beauty of detail oriented artworks. This course will explore the art of paper cutting, layered drawing on transparent surfaces, and intricate mark making in 2D and 3D formats. Within these processes there is potential to explore both abstract and representational ways of working to fit each student's individual interests and style. No class March 17 and March 31.

Section A meets July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00