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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 (7/18-7/29) 0 credits - TBA $95

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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 (7/18-7/29) 0 credits - TBA $70

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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 (7/18-7/29) 0 credits - TBA $140

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

After Care-MICA
NCYP 109 Real and Fanciful "Scapes" (Grades 3-5) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 3-5. 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 115 Drawing Workshop for Children (Grades 3-5) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 6/20/2016 to 7/1/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
Section B Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

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.
NCYP 141 Up in the Air, On the Ground, Under the Sea (Grades 1-3) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 1-3. Let's take a journey into the imagination. Using children's literature as a starting point for "takeoff," students embark on flights over cities, fast journeys by train over land, and underwater excursions by submarine. As artist-travelers, students record - in paintings, prints and drawings - the things they see from a bird's eye view, a bug's-eye view, a fish-eye view and much, much more. Each journey is an exploration of an unfamiliar habitat, full of new textures, colors, living creatures and plant life waiting to be captured in vibrant works of art.
NCYP 142 The Artist in Me (Grades 1-3) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 1-3. What does it mean to be an artist? How does an artist see? And what are the tools that an artist might use for creative expression? Let’s explore the ways artists use art making and imagination to weave a richer, more colorful experience of life. This course invites young artists to tap into their own unique talents, skills, ways of seeing, and creativity to create art that is personal, expressive, and original. Media choices are abundant, with ample room for student exploration. Storybooks and masterworks are sources of inspiration.
NCYP 155 Pinch, Coil, Slab - Creative Clay Techniques (Grades 4-6) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 4-6. This exciting, innovative course prepares students to use basic clay techniques to create things that are anything but ordinary, form clay pieces that go beyond vessels or pots. Students first acquire the skills necessary for pinching forms, use slip and score techniques to join pieces of clay, make even coils, and roll/adhere slabs. Students extrude, roll, press, mold, and drape clay in unusual ways to create beautiful, artful clay objects. Once familiar with the basic characteristics, possibilities and limitations of clay, students find that the options are virtually endless!
NCYP 168 Mixed Media: Art of Collage (Grades 3-5) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 3-5. In this course, students explore and apply ways in which disparate imagery and materials can be arranged to create compositions that are both aesthetically pleasing and expressive of ideas and feelings. Students explore the potential of a variety of ideas, images and materials in designing and creating compositions of subject and topics that have personal meaning. Using a balance of found images and created images, students are encouraged to create narrative works, with equal emphasis on treatment of the work’s surface, choice and arrangement of images, and selection of media.
NCYP 227 2D Workshop for Middle School (Grades 6-8) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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 Stop Action Animation (Grades 6-8) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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 255 Myths, Legends and Lore: Creating a World of Fantasy (Grades 6-8) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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 301 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing the Figure in Light and Space (Grades 9-12) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 9-12. This course deals with the figure as a system of shapes and investigates the use of light to develop and render forms that construct the figure. Students explore tone and value to create and define the form of the figure within the space it exists. Perceiving the figure as positive and negative shapes and issues of proportion and anatomy are addressed. Using traditional drawing media, students work from the model in different interior settings to apply learned rendering techniques in developing figure drawings while establishing a convincing illusion of space in their compositions.
NCYP 302 Portfolio Preparation: Creating Art with Adobe Photoshop (Grades 9-12) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 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.
NCYP 311 Portfolio Preparation: Drawing and Painting the Urban Landscape 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Grades 9-12. Bolton Hill and the MICA Mount Royal Campus are the subjects for on-site studies of the urban scene. Students explore drawing and painting techniques in making sketches from observation. Their sketches and other visual resources become the foundation for more finished compositions created in the studio.sustained pieces, students learn to capture not only the realistic elements in the garden setting, but also the essence or feel of the places and scenes they use as subject matter. Materials included.
NCYP 320 Exploring Acrylic Painting and Processes 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

Grades 6-8.. Students who would like to use acrylic paint to explore expressive use of color, color mixing, and color theory should not miss this course! Using a variety of painting surfaces—assorted papers, board, canvas board, objects—students learn the unique qualities of acrylic paint. This water-based, fast-drying paint medium has unlimited possibilities. Students have an opportunity to try a variety of acrylic mediums (modeling paste, gloss/matte polymers, gel medium) to experiment with textures, washes, and varied opacities.
NCYP 321 Portfolio Preparation: Exploring Flash Animation (Grades 9-12) 0 credits - TBA $340

Section A Meets 7/18/2016 to 7/29/2016 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 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.