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Young People's Studio at St. Paul's School, Early Summer One Week Program

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
NCSP ES102 Early Summer One Week Session Grades 1-2, Location: St. Paul's School 0 credits Kathryn Repass $475

Section A Meets 6/16/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

SCHEDULE INCLUDES -- Before Care 8:00 - 9:30 am; Morning Course:Art Inspired by Nature 9:30 am - 12 noon; Supervised Lunch 12 noon - 1:00 pm; Afternoon Course: Color My World 1:00 - 3:30 pm; After Care 3:30 - 6:00 pm. ART INSPIRED BY NATURE 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. COLOR MY WORLD Get ready to see the world in a whole new way! This course offers the child a variety of exciting art experiences based upon explorations of his/her immediate world. The child-artists are encouraged to explore the world through experiencing texture, color, line, and shape through use of movement, touch, and sight. Using a variety of drawing media, the child translates his/her world through expressive mark-making and line. From very small to very large drawings, individual work to collaborative murals, this course will open up a world of possibilities.
NCSP ES305 Early Summer One Week Session Grades 3-5, Location: St. Paul's School 0 credits Caitlin Engels $475

Section A Meets 6/16/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

SCHEDULE INCLUDES -- Before Care 8:00 - 9:30 am; Morning Course: Drawing Workshop for Children 9:30 am - 12 noon; Supervised Lunch 12 noon - 1:00 pm; Afternoon Course: Clay Workshop for Children 1:00 - 3:30 pm; After Care 3:30 - 6:00 pm. DRAWING WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN: Do you love to draw? In this class, students are involved in a variety of experiences in developing their drawing skills and abilities. Different approaches, tools, materials and techniques are presented and explored using a diverse range of 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. Students maintain a sketchbook and work toward developing a portfolio of their drawings for presentation. CLAY WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN:This course is especially designed for young children who are interested in developing their skills in using basic hand-building techniques to create both functional and decorative forms in clay. Using the clay work of different cultures and that of specific artists as inspiration, students create unique forms, patterns, textures and colors in exploring the medium and their ideas.
NCSP ES608 Early Summer One Week Session Grades 6-8, Location: St. Paul's School 0 credits Natalie Drutz $475

Section A Meets 6/16/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

SCHEDULE INCLUDES -- Before Care 8:00 - 9:30 am; Morning Course: Drawing from Observation and Imagination 9:30 am - 12 noon; Supervised Lunch 12 noon - 1:00 pm; Afternoon Course: Painting Workshop for Middle School 1:00 - 3:30 pm; After Care 3:30 - 6:00 pm. COURSE DESCRIPTIONS -- DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION AND IMAGINATION: In this course, students hone perceptual and 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 skills and techniques for realistic rendering 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 picture plane. PAINTING WORKSHOP FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL: The focus of this course is on the techniques that are used in painting media. Specific painters are studied as students become involved in a series of structured painting exercises to develop painting skills and learn about the qualities of different painting media and techniques. Students apply knowledge gained from their painting exercises to painting fully developed compositions.