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Independent Projects in Ceramics

Course No. CECR 700 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 402
Dates June 10 - July 29 (Wednesday) – 6:30 - 9:30pm

In this course, intermediate and advanced students will have the opportunity to work on an independent ceramics project with guidance from a technical specialist. Propose a project to develop throughout this course using the CIA ceramics facilities in a structured, open-studio environment. This course is intended for the ceramics student capable of working independently in consultation with a technical assistant. All studio work must take place during class time. Please bring a proposed project and timeline the first day of class.

Inside and Outside the Lines

Course No. CEPT 150 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 301
Dates June 11 - July 30 (Thursday) – 6 - 9pm

Contemporary painting encompasses both representational (inside the lines) and abstraction (outside the lines). In this co-taught class you will learn from both Jose Sacaridiz, a representational artist, and Christine Gorbach, an abstract artist, in an exploration of contemporary painting and drawing. Individual classes will focus on practicing and learning a broad range of painting and drawing techniques in order to create original works of art.

Intermediate Oil Pastels

Course No. CEDR 225 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 301
Dates June 13- August 8 )no class July 4) (Saturdays) – 1 - 4pm

Oil Pastels are an excellent medium to create landscapes, floral renderings and portraits. Oil pastel by its very name is a hybrid—neither oil nor pastel. These “dustless” pastels are easy to work with, permanent, and fun. This highly creative and versatile tool will be explored as to its full potential. Students are recommended to have drawing or pastel experience.

Introduction to Sculpture

Course No. YASC 120
Cost $125 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 3-6
Room 301
Instructor Adriel Meyer
Dates Session 1: June 15-June 26, Session 2: July 27-August 7 (M-F) – 9:30am–12pm

In this class students will experiment with a variety of materials to create 3D artwork. We will look at art made by other artists as inspiration for our own creations. Each week students will use new materials to sculpt, bend, carve, mold and assemble one of a kind sculptures. This is a great class for the student who likes to experiment and build.

Lithographic Illustration and Multi-layered Prints

Course No. CEPM 140 00
Cost $375 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 308
Dates June 8 - July 27 (Monday) – 6 - 9pm

Come and explore the art of drawing and printing from stone at CIA’s new print shop. During this course students will learn basic and intermediate traditional stone lithography printing methods, including transferring images from drawings and digital imagery to create unique prints. Please bring drawings, illustrations and ideas to the first class.

Oil Painting: Photo to Canvas

Course No. CEPT 130 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 301
Dates June 8 - July 27 (Monday) – 6 - 9pm

Get your favorite photos off your camera and on to the canvas. Students will be able to experience oil painting through the reproduction of their original photos on canvas. Your image will become the focus in exploring composition (line, movement and focal point) and color (value, hue, saturation, and contrast) throughout this course. Discussions, demonstrations and individual instruction will be your guide for turning that favorite photo into a finished painting.

Old Clothes/New Look

Course No. YAFM 200
Cost $350 Register Now
Sessions 10
Location Praxis Fiber Workshop
Instructor Annmarie Suglio
Dates Session 2: July 27-August 7 (M-F) – 1:30-4:30pm
Location: Praxis Fiber Workshop

Are you bored of your clothes? Instead of running to buy new ones, consider what can be done to turn your older clothes into brand new, original and unique looks. This two week long exploration will transform your wardrobe using dyeing techniques, deconstructing and reconstructing clothing or embroidery to embellish for some extra flare. You will push your creativity to new levels, have new and exciting clothing choices and learn about traditional fiber processes as well. This course will give you fundamental skills which you can add onto for a lifetime of DIY and art making. Bring anything and everything from your closet from jeans, to sweatshirts to t-shirts. Let's push the boundaries of fashion and have a lot of fun doing it!

Painting Basics

Course No. YAPT 260
Cost $310 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 6-8
Room 301
Instructor Adriel Meyer
Dates Session 1: June 15-June 26, Session 2: July 27-August 7 (M-F) – 1–4pm

This is a great class for any student who is interested in really delving into the world of painting. Students will learn the fundamentals of creating a painting including composition, color and application. As a class we will learn how to prepare a canvas, sketch ideas, mix colors, and explore multiple painting tools and techniques. Paintings will be representational so each student will choose their own subject matter ranging from landscapes, still lifes, human and animal portraits.

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