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Fine Arts I
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.
Sep 21 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Fall 2019
Fine Arts I
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.
Sep 21 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Fall 2019
Fine Arts I, Grades 9-12
Expand your drawing proficiency and learn new painting techniques as you develop a thematic sequence of images. Strengthen your technical and visual problem-solving skills through structured projects in which you investigate form, color, and composition. Research, field trips, and visits from working artists deepen your understanding of the ways artists solve problems. Prerequisite: Fine Arts 1 or an equivalent drawi...
Sep 21 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Fall 2019
Portfolio Development: Design, Grades 11-12
Build and organize your portfolio for college admission through rigorous assignments and critiques. Learn how to reproduce your work in digital media, an application requirement at many art schools. This section is dedicated to those students who wish to focus on graphic, fashion, product, and other areas of design. Through skill-building exercises, experimentation, and research-based projects, students develop a per...
Sep 21 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Fall 2019
Portfolio Development: Design, Grades 11-12
Build and organize your portfolio for college admission through rigorous assignments and critiques. Learn how to reproduce your work in digital media, an application requirement at many art schools. This section is dedicated to those students who wish to focus on graphic, fashion, product, and other areas of design. Through skill-building exercises, experimentation, and research-based projects, students develop a per...
Sep 21 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Fall 2019
Painting 1
This class is for students who have a basic understanding of oil painting as well as the beginning oil painter. Students who wish to build a portfolio to apply for higher education will benefit from this class, as will those who want to improve their painting skills. Both painting from the figure and still life painting are explored. References to art history and contemporary artists are included to support student l...
Sep 10 - Dec 03
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
Painting 2
Students practice painting, from direct observation, abstract motifs for sketches and fully developed pieces created in oil and watercolor. They explore ways to depart from established creative techniques to express their individual vision. Even “mistakes” and other surprises that are part of everyday studio activity are considered in the context of their contributions to creative practice. Students discover their ow...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5087 - PCFA 0115 A
  • Brodsky, Beverly
Sep 14 - Dec 07
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Fall 2019
Collage
Collage is the integration of painting, handmade surfaces, found objects, digital prints, and photographs to create multiple layers of visual meaning in an artwork or design. Collage offers an ideal medium for autobiographical work, storytelling, and visual narratives. Students develop their creative ideas and technical skills in a variety of compositions combining and juxtaposing diverse materials: digital inkjet/la...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5088 - PCFA 0150 A
  • Fee, Mariah
Sep 14 - Oct 19
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Fall 2019
Mixed Media:Contemp. Fusion
This mixed media studio course is geared to students interested in experimenting with a variety of art materials and combining photo imagery with the transparent textures of paint and layering techniques. A variety of media and processes will be used: water-soluble pencils and crayons, acrylic paints, inks, collage layering of textured papers from vintage magazines and books, photo transfers, and digital prints. Stud...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5089 - PCFA 0151 A
  • Fee, Mariah
Nov 02 - Dec 14
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Fall 2019
Project Studio
This studio offers intermediate- to advanced- level students the opportunity to complete self-directed projects (drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, video, animation, etc.). Rather than receiving class assignments, students plan, develop, and produce a project or series of their own design. Build your portfolio, create a coherent series of drawings or paintings, and work in video or sculpture with...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5090 - PCFA 0190 A
  • Garfield, Peter
Sep 11 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
Color Theory
Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and the use of color to solve spatial problems. Look at color harmony and the way colors interact, as well as color qualities and combinations. Online students must have access to a scanner. Prerequisites: none.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5091 - PCFA 0110 A
  • Brodsky, Beverly
Sep 10 - Dec 03
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
Color Theory
Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and the use of color to solve spatial problems. Look at color harmony and the way colors interact, as well as color qualities and combinations. Online students must have access to a scanner. Prerequisites: none.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5092 - PCFA 0110 B
  • Beenen, Richard
Sep 12 - Dec 05
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
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