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Youth & Teen Programs
Fine Arts I, Grades 9-12
Develop your ability to draw from observation, an essential aspect of visual expression. In this class, you work in the studio and on location in museums and outdoors in New York City to complete portraits, landscapes, and imaginative projects. Develop your skill in using the language of mark making, including line, value, texture, and composition.
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Fine Arts II: Drawing & Painting, Grades 9-12
This course is designed for students to build upon and strengthen their drawing and painting skills. The course explores both the formal and thematic issues that provide a framework for generating individual ideas and approaches. Coursework fosters both visual and written research as well as collecting and assembling images and objects to generate ideas. Critiques and discussion are an integral part of the class in o...
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Interior Design, Grades 9-12
Students work with a professional designer on a complete interior design project, from initial concept to final presentation. They develop skills in freehand sketching, manual drafting, collage, and model building to represent and test spatial and material ideas. Students consider clients’ needs and aesthetic preferences as they design a functional interior and choose appropriate finishes. Coursework focuses on spati...
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Portfolio Development, Grades 6-8
This course is for students interested in applying to specialized art high schools as well as those who wish to explore new techniques in drawing and painting. Students work in a variety of media and build a body of work through exploring themes. Students investigate media and process and communicate that learning in a presentation format.
  • Programs: Youth & Teen Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6528 - PCAC 0201 A2
  • Murphy, Colette
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Styling Studio, Grades 9-12
This course provides the fundamentals of wardrobe styling. Students will have the opportunity to learn some of the core requirements that come with being a stylist, including imagination, research, communication, and collaboration. Students will develop the skill of processing ideas to build mood boards and have the chance to see some of their ideas come to life. This leads to hands on experiences that teach students...
  • Programs: Youth & Teen Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 8045 - PCAC 0517 A
  • Shepard, Pamela
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Digital Imaging w/ Photoshop 1
Acquire a working knowledge of this industry-standard software, used for print, webpages, animation, presentation, video production, and enhancement of traditional and digital photography. Explore scanning and color correction, tools and layers for image compositing, elemental retouching, and type treatments. Prerequisite: familiarity with the Mac operating system, Photoshop Basics, or equivalent. Online students mus...
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:50 PM
Spring 2019
Foundation Studio, Grades 3-5
Intermix art materials and found objects as you explore the basics of 2D and 3D design. Fun and challenging projects cover a spectrum of media that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 11:50 AM
Summer 2019
Cartooning, Grades 3-5
Develop your ability to draw characters and create narrative sketches. Learn how to change facial expressions and give motion to your drawings. Create storyboards, the foundation of visual narrative and animation design.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 11:50 AM
Summer 2019
Toy Design, Grades 3-5
Invent and innovate your own toys and games through the exploration of ideas and materials in this fun workshop class. We will explore the use of color, texture, drawing, construction and experimentation with a variety of materials in the design and creation of original interactive projects.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 11:50 AM
Summer 2019
Big Beat: Brazilian Drumming, Grades 3-5
In this high-energy course, offered by The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, you explore the rhythms, songs, and dance of Brazil. Learn to play the alfaia (bass drum), caixa (snare drum), abê (shaker), and gonguê (bell) and sing traditional Brazilian songs. The class focuses on the parallels between 400-year-old Maracatu rhythms and New Orleans grooves that helped shape jazz, funk, and R&B. At the semester’...
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
1:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Animation Studio, Grades 6-8
Design your own characters and learn how to animate them. In this course, students create original characters, develop their visual storytelling skills, and learn the principles of traditional animation to make them move. Working with a professional animator, students experiment with both hands-on and digital animation approaches, explore the history of animation, and learn about animation as a career.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Digital Video and Photography, Grades 6-8
New York City provides the visual inspiration for students as they explore themes and develop narratives using still photography and collaborate with classmates to create short films. Students view current exhibits and are visited by professionals working in the field. Students must have a DSLR camera.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
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