Students create interdisciplinary projects inspired by contemporary art, learning art vocabulary words, new materials and techniques, and more. Projects include drawing and painting, printmaking, sculptures and more.
This class focuses primarily on developing drawing, painting, and illustration skills that is foundational to translating creative ideas into more mature works. Students will utilize materials such as pencil, colored pencil, markers, paints, and collage.
In this preteens / teens class, students will explore various dry and wet mediums to gain the necessary tool kit for visualizing their ideas. This class includes 4 figure drawing sessions, led by guest instructor Nelli Astvatsatrian, where students will learn human anatomical forms and gestures.
This is an all-level class where students will learn the basics of ceramics handbuilding and create ceramics projects that will result in a outdoor installation / exhibition. Students will be introduced to contemporary artists working with clay and learn about the ideas and skills behind their works.
In this Visual Thinking class, students will explore sounds and soundmaking to create visually. Students will learn the relationship between visual art and sound, how to connect visual and non-visual art mediums, and the necessary tools and software to make these connections.
Designed for students preparing for their college portfolios. Instructors will guide students through individualized drawing, painting, and mixed media projects and challenge students to create 2-dimensional works that are impactful and cohesive.
Designed for students preparing for their college portfolios.
Instructors will guide students through their unique sculpture, ceramics, and installation projects and challenge students to create 3-dimensional works that are impactful and cohesive.
Through a combination of guest lectures and weekly guidance, students will learn best practices for submitting art-related applications for college, competitions, and scholarships. Students will learn how to select, edit, and arrange works in a presentable format, work on their arts supplement essays, submit applications, and create their own portfolio website.