Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 11-14

Black and white, or silver gelatin, printing is only one of the many processes artists use to create photographic images. There are many other methods used today, and some have been used for hundreds of years. Students in this class will experiment with alternative techniques such as cyanotypes, photo-montage, transfers, and photograms.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 23 - Jun 27
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Wouldn't it be fun to know how to make your own paper? Have you ever thought about hand binding your own journal or sketchbook? This multi-faceted class will jumpstart the printer, papermaker, and bookbinder within you! Students will make piles of handmade paper to dye, bind into books, and use for printmaking. By the end, each student will have made a half dozen or more book structures (traditional and sculptural).

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 6 - Jul 10
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with an unsupervised 30-minute lunch)
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Students in this class will have fun while learning the challenging skill of drawing from observation. Short drawing exercises will give students the confidence and ability to tackle more finished works of art.

Tuesday, Thursday
Jun 16 - Jul 9
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Complement what you learned about comic book writing in your In a Single Bound: Comic Book Creation I class with this follow-up class! Students will take what they learned and apply it by looking deeper into the diverse world of comics and exciting, alternative formats of storytelling.

Monday, Wednesday
Jul 13 - Aug 5
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Students in this class will learn about the expansive and diverse world of comic book stories and drawing styles, while learning the fundamental aspects of comic book creation and design.

Monday, Wednesday
Jun 15 - Jul 8
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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This class will introduce teens to the expansive world of printmaking.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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While the internet is a primary communication, education, and entertainment tool for most teens, the technologies and languages running their favorite websites, blogs, and social networks often remain a mystery. This class will help illuminate these technologies, providing students the chance to develop their own hand-coded websites.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 13 - Jul 17
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Dream and discover in three dimensions with us! In this class, students will make small-scale sculptures out of cast objects from their memories and dreams, drawing attention to, and inspiration from, the subconscious.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 20 - Jul 24
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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This class is designed as a fun and exciting path to lead younger artists toward a better understanding of the basic concepts, techniques, and materials used in contemporary painting.

Monday, Wednesday
Jul 13 - Aug 5
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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