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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 (7/17-7/28) 0 credits - TBA $100

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 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 (7/17-7/28) 0 credits - TBA $75

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 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 (7/17-7/28) 0 credits - TBA $145

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

After Care-MICA
NCYP 124 Animal Explorers: Investigating 2D & 3D Art (Grades K-2) 0 credits Patricia Kronz $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades K-2. Young artists will explore the animal kingdom while learning how to represent an idea both in two- and three-dimensional form. Inspiration will be pulled from fiction and non-fiction books, investigating themes presented, in order to create rich visual concepts. Each class will teach new ways of illustrating and sculpting animals with a tour of both media and technical processes. Instructor: PJ Kronz earned her BFA in ceramics and Masters of Art in Teaching from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Her area of expertise includes sculpture with a focus on mixed media, ceramics, and mold making.
NCYP 137 Encounters in Drawing (Grades K-2) 0 credits Lisa Nersessian $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades K-2. Drawing is a natural mode of communication that children rarely resist. It can be a wonderful way for all children to become creative regardless of their educational level. In this course children will have multiple encounters with drawing that include mark making, creating sketches, diagrams, and images that are completed art works. These encounters will focus on media exploration by working with various drawing tools and personal expression of themes that relate directly to their experiences and lives. Noting that observational drawing is not the only form of good drawing practice, children in this course will have opportunities to work observation and recollection as well as expanding drawing vocabularies by working from memory and imagination as a means of creative expression of ideas and feelings.
NCYP 148 Understanding Dimension: Drawing Through Conceptual Sculpture (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Caitlin Selzer $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 6-8. This course provides young artists with an innovative and hands-on way to gain a more complex understanding of dimension (2D and 3D). Students explore realistic and abstract drawing skills through the development and construction of conceptual sculpture. With the premise that students understand dimension more fully if they create 3D objects, then draw them in 2D, students first become familiar with actual space within three-dimensions by building individual and collaborative 3D forms as installation works. Once built, students draw the sculptural forms using a variety of media.
NCYP 153 Telling Stories Through Sculpture (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Natalie Drutz $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 4-6. 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, props, puppets, masks, and other forms. Students will explore different ways stories can be told and experienced through objects and experiment and play in order for students to creatively tell their own stories. 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 use of these objects in student-designed performances.
NCYP 156 Tell a Story, Draw a Story (Grades 3-5) 0 credits Ju Hyun Park $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 3-5. This 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 160 Handbuilding with Clay: (Grades 3-5) 0 credits Mary Munday $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 3-5.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 175 Ways of Seeing: A Drawing Workshop (Grades 4-6) 0 credits Ju Hyun Park $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 4-6. Grow as an artist by exploring your abilities to not only draw but to see. This course builds upon technical skills acquired through observational drawing while providing experiences for students to enhance additional art skills such as examination, analysis, interpretation, and experimentation. Conversations, inquiries and playful activities will inspire each other to create and see in new ways. Students will use both sketchbooks and large-scale drawing surfaces with wet and dry media.
NCYP 242 Build Like da Vinci (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Mary Munday $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 6-8. Using Leonardo da Vinci as the primary artist and model of multidisciplinary thinking, young artists explore the history, geography, and ideas of the Renaissance (also known as the Age of Exploration, which saw travel to new worlds in Asia and the Americas). This class teaches multiple 3-D techniques in design and sculptural thinking such as glass fusing, mechanical engineering with found objects, formal sculptural modeling, and metal sculptural reliefs. Instructor: Mary Mark Munday received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and her Masters of Art in Teaching from MICA. She has 23 years of teaching experience in public and private school settings, as well as in MICA’s Art Education Department.
NCYP 257 Expressive Portraiture (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Caitlin Selzer $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades: 6-8. What's on the inside? Personality is more than skin-deep, and who you are is more than what shows up on your face. In this class, students explore multiple media, including: oil pastel, colored inks, and collage to make a series of portraits that emphasize personality and emotion, as well as teach realistic techniques.
NCYP 261 Introduction to Fashion Design (Grades 6-8) 0 credits Mika Nakano $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 6-8. For the fashion savvy young artist, this course introduces students to the world of style! Students explore fashion design concepts through sketching, fabric selection and design, color combinations, pattern design, and use of textures in garments. Beyond designing clothing items, students also consider fashion trends, past and present, in order to create garments, accessories, hats, and other innovative "wearables" that push the boundaries of existing styles. After guiding students through the basic vocabulary and skills needed to be successful fashion designers, students are presented with challenges and clients for whom they must design original creations for specific purposes. The course ends with a fabulous fashion show of all the designers' creations.
NCYP 302 Portfolio Preparation: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Bryan Bieniek $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 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. \ Instructor: Bryan Bieniek received a BFA in painting and a Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) degree from MICA. With 12 years teaching experience, he specializes in portfolio prep offerings at YPS, and mentors MAT students enrolled at MICA.
NCYP 330 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing with Light: Experimentation in Photography (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Alyssa Stokes $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 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, photo transfer and cliche’ verre. Photo collage, digital montage and other digital manipulations will also be explored. Adobe Photoshop, in combination with flatbed scanners and digital cameras, will be our tools to create unique, experimental works of art.
NCYP 346 Portfolio Preparation: Introduction to Printmaking (Grades 9-12) 0 credits Raissa Rosenbaum $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12.This course is for the art student who wants to learn about the history and power of printed media while also exploring ways that to produce multiples of their own designs. From wood to posters, t-shirts to tote bags, stickers, and more, students will explore various printmaking techniques through prompts geared towards personal meaning-making. Techniques will include: linoleum block printing, monoprinting, plexi-glass etching, and screen printing.
NCYP 357 Portfolio Prep: Surface Considerations for the Detail-Driven Artist 0 credits Hannah Ireland $350

Section A Meets 7/17/2017 to 7/28/2017 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

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.