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Young People's Studio at St. Paul's School, Session 1

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CARE 200 YPS Before Care - St. Paul's Location; Session I (6/22-7/3) 0 credits - TBA $95

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Before Care - St. Paul's Session I
CARE 210 YPS Lunch Care - St. Paul's Location- Session I (6/22- 7/3) 0 credits - TBA $70

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Lunch- St. Paul's
CARE 220 YPS After Care- St. Paul's Location- Session I (6/22 -7/3) 0 credits - TBA $140

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

After Care- St. Paul's
NCSP 130 Drawing Workshop for Children (Grades 3-5) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 3-5. For the young artist who loves to draw, this fast-paced course offers a little bit of everything. Students create drawings from memory, observation, imagination, and in response to the art of master artists. 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. With the introduction of each new medium and technique, students create studies and sketches as preparation for several larger, refined pieces for the final art show. Emphasis is on exposure to a variety of traditional and non-traditional drawing media and surfaces, with hands-on process work and experimentation at the heart of learning each new drawing technique or medium.
NCSP 145 Clay Workshop for Little Hands (Grades 1-2) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Location: St. Paul's. Grades 1-2. Nowhere is there a medium more malleable and versatile than clay. Intended for our youngest artists and framed within an energetic context of play, tactile experiences, exploration and discovery, this course is intended to get students immersed in working creatively to create forms, apply textures, and consider the varieties of surface effects with glaze. Students extrude, roll, press, mold, shape, squeeze, pinch, and drape clay in unusual ways to create beautiful, artful clay objects. Once familiar with the basic characteristics, possibilities and limitations of clay, students will find that the options are virtually endless!
NCSP 147 Cartoon Character Design (Grades 3-5) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 3-5. Throughout its long history, the art of cartooning has provided a wonderful means for people to express their opinions and ideas, entertain one another, bring forth laughter, and take amazing flights of fantasy. In this course, students learn how cartoonists develop their ideas, put together a unique persona of traits and physical features, and create the personality and appearance of an original cartoon character. Students learn the basic elements of drawing cartoon bodies, capturing expression through exaggeration, developing props, and writing dialog for short cartoon strips and one-panel cartoons featuring their original character.
NCSP 161 Drawing the World Around Me (Grades 1-2) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 1-2. This course offers the child a variety of exciting art experiences based upon explorations of his/her immediate world. Children develop confidence as learners and expand their curiosity about the world, while developing fine and gross motor skills as well as a visual vocabulary to express what they see. An open, playful environment allows students to experience a variety of media, while exploring line, shape, color, & texture to represent ideas & feelings through art.
NCSP 203 Perceptual Skills in Drawing (Grades 6-8) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Location: St. Paul's School. Grades 6-8. Designed for students who want to improve drawing skills and work towards 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 Edwards' 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.
NCSP 205 Myths, Legends and Lore: Creating a World of Fantasy (Grades 6-8) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Location: St. Paul's. Grades 6-8. Heroes, monsters, dragons and castles! Join us in returning to the art, culture and fantasy of medieval times. Students examine the art of the Middle Ages as it relates to the ideas and beliefs of people living at that time and its influence on games, stories and imagery in contemporary culture. Using both two and three-dimensional media students use the motifs and literature of medieval times as inspiration for creating unique illustrations
NCSP 311 Portfolio Preparation: Observational Drawing (Grades 9-12) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Location: St. Paul's Campus. 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.
NCSP 314 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing and Painting the Landscape (Grades 9-12) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/22/2015 to 7/3/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 9-12. The sprawling and beautiful campus of the Saint Paul's Schools provides students with the perfect surroundings to develop perceptual and technical skills in drawing and painting the landscape. Through analyzing the work of historical and contemporary landscape artists and completing exercises in drawing and painting from observation, students will learn ways in which art elements, compositional devices and media can be used in interpreting the natural environment.