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Young People's Studio at MICA, Session 3

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CARE 103 YPS Before Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/21-8/1) 0 credits - TBA $90

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Before Care-MICA
CARE 113 YPS Lunch Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/21-8/1) 0 credits - TBA $65

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Lunch-MICA
CARE 123 YPS After Care - Mt Royal Location; Session III (7/21-8/1) 0 credits - TBA $135

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

After Care-MICA
NCYP 109 Real & Fanciful Landscapes (Grades 2-4) 0 credits Lillian Raab $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 2-4. 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 far-away 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.
NCYP 116 An Art Safari (Grades 1-2) 0 credits Niki Moyer $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 1-2. In this class children take an imaginary journey through different parts of the world to discover and learn about animals in their native habitats. Using ideas and experiences from their journeys, along with visual resources and works by selected artists, students create drawings, paintings and sculptural forms to create personal visual responses to what they have seen and learned.
NCYP 127 Painting with Fibers and Fabric (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Caitlin Selzer $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 4-6.This course 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, puppets, masks, and other 3-D forms that can be incorporated into an original narrative. In addition to generating ideas and creating characters, students learn how props, voice, and movements can be used to tell a story. 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 purposeful use of these objects in student-designed performances. Inspiration for each art object will be derived from a variety of places and artists, from the shadow plays of India to the contemporary object work of Hannah Tierney. Note: No class on March 15.
NCYP 137 Art Inspired by My Neighborhood (Grades 1-2) 0 credits Niki Moyer $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 1-2. This environment-inspired course encourages students to look more carefully at the neighborhood around them, not only to see the buildings and structures it contains, but also to think about the people who live there and the natural living things that make the place beautiful. Students use structures in the area as the basis for collaged pieces. Inspired by artists who have used community and surroundings as the basis for their art, including Tom Miller (local Baltimore artist) and Red Grooms, students create both 2-D and 3-D works of art that define the neighborhood. Students use patterns and textures found in nature, in trees, the sky and ground, and in buildings as inspiration for their art.
NCYP 160 Handbuilding with Clay: Grades 2-4 0 credits Lillian Raab $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 2-4.Throughout the centuries, hand-built clay objects have served numerous purposes, allowing people to transport materials, store grains, protect treasures, and hold liquids. Students to pinch clay forms, use slip and score techniques to join pieces of clay, make even coils, and roll even slabs. Using a rich array of clay techniques using only hand-held tools and processes, students experiment with drape-molds, hand-built vessels, functional items, and decorative sculpture. Under-glazing and glazing techniques are used to embellish clay surfaces.
NCYP 169 Journey Through the Renaissance (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Joel Baldwin $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

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NCYP 214 Learning to Draw through Manga NEW (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Jillian Jenkins $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 6-8. MANGA is the Japanese word for comics. Manga characters possess easily recognizable features, and there is a wealth of Manga genres that appeals to children, teens, and adults of all ages and genders. Underlying the ability to "draw Manga" is a foundation of drawing skills that leads eventually to Manga style. While learning about Manga characters, compositions, and stories, students in this course will learn fundamental perceptual skills that will hone their realistic drawing abilities. By looking carefully at Manga use of light/shadow, body and face proportion and gesture, then juxtaposing that with expressive gesture, dialog, and context, students will understand the fundamentals of realistic rendering with a stylistic Manga flair.
NCYP 215 Printmaking Workshop (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Kathryn Sowinski $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 6-8. This course is ideal for students who wish for a change from drawing from life and are ready for a process-oriented course that will yield surprising results. Originally used as a means of duplicating images, printmaking has become an art form in its own right. From a handful of basic techniques in creating printing plates, students learn that the artistic results can be infinite depending on colors, pressure, and the plates themselves are manipulated. Emphasis is on developing a personal repertoire of symbols and imagery that are then incorporated into single prints as well as editions of prints. If you have never explored printmaking beyond the standard relief linoleum print, then this class will open your eyes to the amazing variety of ways prints can be generated, manipulated, and put to use.
NCYP 221 Faces and Figures (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Jillian Jenkins $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 6-8. Learning to draw the human face and figure realistically can be fun, explorative and expressive. In this course, students draw from observation to learn basic proportional guidelines and techniques for drawing the face and figure. Beginning with quick gesture drawings, a sequential range of exercises is planned to sharpen students’ perceptual skills and their understanding of the human form. Using both wet and dry media, students use each other and professional costumed models as subject matter for portraits and figure compositions. Students also have opportunity to view a variety of master figurative works from history as they explore expressive use of gesture, line, and color.
NCYP 245 Book Arts Workshop (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Kathryn Sowinski $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

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 hand made paper and use it in one of their own books.
NCYP 302 Portfolio Preparation: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Meghann Harris $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12. This course involves students using digital imaging programs in creating and manipulating images using the Macintosh computer. 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 a variety of created and found images, students then learn how to make complex compositional decisions and visual effects via use of filters, the graphics drawing toolbox, color effects, and artful use of text. Students' works are printed and copied to CD for their portfolios.
NCYP 308 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing Out of the Box (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Rachel Valsing $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12.Designed for the high school student who wants to improve drawing skills and work toward more realistic drawings, this course focuses on drawing from observation. Students are guided through a carefully sequenced, step-by-step process designed to develop the student's perception and thinking skills. Based upon exercises in Betty Edward's Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this approach has been successful in improving students' ability to draw realistically, even for those who think they cannot draw. As such, it provides the young artist with an excellent bridge between drawing symbolically and working more realistically.Note:No class on March 15.
NCYP 321 Portfolio Preparation: Oil Painting Techniques (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Joel Baldwin $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 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.
NCYP 347 Portfolio Preparation: Exploring Flash Animation (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Meghann Harris $330

Section A Meets 7/21/2014 to 8/1/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 9-12. In today's technical age, motion graphics are a necessary and valuable trade. In this class, learn about the basics of Adobe Flash and how to apply those skills to making time-based art pieces, including motion pieces that define and also promote. Use a variety of basic graphic design concepts including hierarchy, framing, and typography, in order to create intriguing motion work. Note:No class on March 15.