Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Throughout the year, teens can explore topics like animation, comic art, graphic design, photography, web design, painting, and more. During the year, students ages 16 and older may also take many adult Continuing Education classes.

You may love band t-shirts, posters, magazines, and other graphic materials, but don't quite understand how they are made. This class is the perfect introduction for teens interested in learning more about graphic design.

Tuesday, Thursday
Jun 16 - Jul 9
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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This beginning painting class is designed to give the motivated visual arts student an overview of painting fundamentals.

Tuesday, Thursday
Jun 16 - Jul 9
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Experience real world video game design concepts in this hands-on class! Students will start with a familiar concept–the 2D arcade shooter–and rebuild it from the ground up using elements they create.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 20 - Jul 24
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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The life of an artist is one of ongoing idea and skill development, full of practice, play, and continued refinement. The goal of this class is to expand critique skills, flesh out ideas, make additions and edits to one's portfolio, and gain valuable knowledge about the work of contemporary artists.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 3 - Aug 7
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Jul 5
Online - Asynchronous
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The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Monday, Wednesday
Jun 15 - Jul 8
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Tuesday, Thursday
Jul 14 - Aug 6
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Have you thought about making your own comic, but weren't sure how to begin? In this class, students will examine the skills and concepts necessary to become successful comic artists.

Monday, Wednesday
Jun 15 - Jul 8
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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