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Photography and the Artists Book

07/06/2022 – 07/29/2025 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – In this 4 week class students will explore the possibilities of making a one of a kind artist book.  This class will combine elements of analogue photography, digital photography, found object and bookbinding to create these personalized books.    This class involves a field trip to the UW Rare Books collection as well as demonstrations, in […]

Songwriting and Career Development

07/19/2021 – 07/30/2021 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – How do top artists develop their sound and write hit songs? Today it happens when the best engineers, singers, and songwriters come together to form exclusive writing camps. In this two week course, work with industry professionals to develop and deep dive into the craft of songwriting, and fine-tune your performance skills in a real-world […]

Life Drawing

07/05/2022 – 07/28/2025 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Life drawing is a foundational drawing class that will focus on the figure. Students will develop perceptual and conceptual skills through exercises, critiques, lectures, and strong drawing practice.  We will be working with a live model every day, working to gain the skill of translating what is observed through the techniques of drawing. Additionally, students will […]

Portfolio Development

07/08/2022 – 07/29/2025 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Students will develop the necessary skills to build a personal, thoughtful and technically proficient portfolio for successful application to colleges and scholarship funds. With the aid of their instructor, students will select pieces from their other classes to include in their working portfolios. Letters of intent and statements of purpose will be covered as well […]

Illustration to Animation

07/05/2022 – 07/28/2025 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – This class explores both traditional and digital illustration and introduces you to the tools to make illustrations come alive with animation! Students will learn the basics of pose, movement and expression through a process of drawing and create animated sequences in the digital time-based media technologies of animators. While this intensive may be taken independently, […]

Musical Theater Intensive

07/11/2022 – 07/29/2022 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – The Musical Theater Review Three Week Intensive combines college ­level Theater, Music and Dance disciplines with guidance in how to create online musical theater content. The goal is to produce a digital performance in a team environment. ​ The program allows students ages 14-­18 to take on the roles of actors, singers, dancers, lyricists, composers […]

Concept Photography: How to make great photos- not just “take” them

07/06/2020 – 07/29/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – This intensive will be held online for summer 2020. Through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning, we are structuring our intensives to be creative, fun, and full of activities. If you have any questions about how we are moving to remote learning, please call or email with any questions. Engaging, powerful photographs are not about good cameras […]

Beginning Object Design

07/07/2022 – 07/28/2022 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Students will be immersed in the world of object design. Hands-on studio work will include material exploration, drawing, and making concept models. Through three distinct design projects, students will experiment with textile design, lighting design, and furniture design. In each project, we will explore the diverse cultural history of design as well as contemporary culture […]

Comics Studio

07/06/2022 – 07/29/2022 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The dynamic literary medium of comics and graphic novels uses a versatile language that’s all its own. In this all-levels hands-on class, students will develop essential skills for powerful, versatile storytelling in words and pictures, including writing, drawing, visual language, crafting narratives, developing characters, inking, and production including scanning, Photoshop, and printing. Students will craft […]

Art & Design Pre-College Foundations

07/05/2022 – 07/05/2025 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Push up your sleeves and flex your art muscles for Foundations and Drawing. Foundations is a rigorous course that combines the vocabulary of the visual arts with the most essential art-making tools. Foundations will introduce you to art as a profession, as a form of visual thinking, and as a creative process. Using diverse media […]