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Young People's Studio at MICA, Session 2

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CARE 102 YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session II (7/6-7/17) 0 credits - TBA $95

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Before Care-MICA
CARE 112 YPS Lunch Care - Mt Royal Location; Session II (7/6-7/17) 0 credits - TBA $70

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Lunch-MICA
CARE 122 YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session II (7/6-7/17) 0 credits - TBA $140

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

After Care-MICA
NCYP 133 Tell a Story, Draw a Story (Grades 2-4) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades: 2-4This course draws upon the young child's natural tendency to tell colorful, elaborate stories, full of imagination and vivid imagery. Using children's literature and picture books as rich sources of imagery and fantastic story lines, students will weave their own stories, individually and in collaboration with peers, exploring a variety of story "holding forms" along the way. Large-scale drawings, booklets, varied paper surfaces/ techniques, and story performances are just a few of the creative ways stories will be recorded and passed on.
NCYP 154 Painting Workshop for Children (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Mary Munday $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 4-6. For the student who loves to paint, this course is designed to help students refine their skills in observing color, making purposeful choices about color, and painting from life. Students will experiment with acrylics, temperas and watercolors as they learn to mix cohesive color palettes and apply both realistic and expressive color to their pieces. Works from past and contemporary artists will be used to emphasize the incredible diversity of styles and expressiveness that can be achieved with color.
NCYP 158 Build It! Constructing Artistic Sculpture (Grades 1-2) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 1-2. 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.
NCYP 161 Sculpting Toys, Designing Games(Grades 2-4) 0 credits Diane Yu $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Grades 2-4. Cars and trucks, people and animals have been subjects for toys over time. In this class, students create their own versions and interpretations of toys that both move and stand still. Students use sketching and drawing as the basis for their planning. Observational drawing offers the opportunity to work in the studio and out of doors to draw from a variety of possible subjects. Students select from a variety of materials including wood, wire and found objects in developing their fanciful toy sculptures.
NCYP 165 ReCycled, ReMade, ReSeen (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Kathryn Sowinski $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 4-6. Here is an opportunity to create something new from something forgotten or unwanted. Look around, cardboard tubes and boxes, plastic bottles and bottle caps, plastic forks and spoons, a broken coffee mug. Everywhere you look there is an object of waste waiting for a new purpose. In this course children will have the opportunity enhance perceptual skills by way of examining found objects for the countless alternative uses for creative expression. The magic happens when children respond to their imagination by creating sculptures, exploring surface design, or making collages, all which create narratives conveying a sense of playfulness and innovation.
NCYP 185 Art Inspired by Nature (Grades 1-2) 0 credits Kathryn Sowinski $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades: 1-2. In this course, students look at the natural world around them as inspiration for creating their art. Through looking at the work of artists including Georgia O'Keeffe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Sumi brush painters and Native American artists, students determine the influences of nature on the art of various times and places. Excursions around the campus and neighboring areas provide opportunities for students to select and directly study different natural forms for use in creating their own compositions. This course spans a wife range of art processes, media, and dimensions (2D and 3D) such as drawing from observing nature, sculpting nature-inspired forms, using natural materials for mixed media collage, recording changes in nature, and much more.
NCYP 227 Drawing Workshop for Middle School (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Hayes Bowie $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 6-8. Fast-paced drawing course engages students in a variety of short and sustained studies intended to develop drawing skills and abilities. Different approaches, tools, materials, and techniques are presented and explored using a diverse range of drawing media, from pen and pencil to color explorations in pastel and paint. Students create drawings from observation, imagination, and in response to the art of master artists and their peers. Written reflection, self-assessment, and ability to participate in group critiques are key components of this course.
NCYP 232 Myths, Legends and Lore: Creating a World of Fantasy (Grades 6-8) 0 credits David Ninos $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 6-8.Heroes, monsters, dragons and legends! Join us in creating a fantasy world where unknown creatures, unsolved mysteries, and unusual legends abound. Student will begin by exploring a variety of myths, legends, and lore that have persisted over time, from the sea to the mountains, and consider the images and artwork that have come to be as a result of those legends. Working as a collaborative group of explorers, students create three-dimensional artifacts, two-dimensional drawings, and other visual evidence of their findings.
NCYP 256 Exploring Color Media (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Hayes Bowie $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 6-8. Using a variety of dry and wet color media such as oil and chalk pastels, watercolor, and paint, students explore the powerful role color plays in an artwork’s mood, atmosphere and overall visual impact. In order to make informed decisions about color, students first learn color relationships and color theory as they create a series of related compositions that reflect specific color schemes. Throughout the course, students view the works of master painters as inspiration for the infinite ways color can be utilized for stylistic and expressive purposes.
NCYP 261 Stop Motion Animation Workshop (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Mary Dickman $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

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.
NCYP 326 Portfolio Preparation: Figure Sculpture (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Joel Baldwin $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 9-12. Clay, papier-mache, found object assemblage….these are just some of the media we will use in order to create studies of the human figure. Students will work from models in order to learn about key concepts such as gesture, movement, figure-ground relationships, proportion, and overall expression. Emphasis will be placed on the effective use of realism and exaggeration in order to communicate personal ideas relating to the human figure.
NCYP 330 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing with Light: Experimentation in Photography (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Alyssa Stokes $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12. By definition, the word photography means “to draw or write with light.” In this course we will explore some of the earliest forms of creating photographic images using both film and digitally based media. Students will be encouraged to make personally meaningful work by means of alternative processes such as Cyanotype, Van Dyke and cliche’ verre. Time exposures and digital manipulation will also be explored. Note: Students should have basic working knowledge of digital cameras and computer navigation. Program specific content will be taught (Photoshop, etc.)
NCYP 333 Portfolio Preparation: Observational Drawing (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Matthew Adelberg $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12. Students hone observational drawing skills using a variety of 2-D media and specific subject matter such as still-life set-ups, objects, natural forms, and the surrounding landscape. Students learn numerous skills and techniques for representational drawing by focusing on and capturing what they see using value, shading, and contrast to create a sense of form. Composition is emphasized as students make purposeful decisions about how to organize space within a two-dimensional picture plane.
NCYP 348 Portfolio Preparation: Oil Painting Techniques (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Matthew Adelberg $340

Section A Meets 7/6/2015 to 7/17/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

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.