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Wednesday

Music, in Theory

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Wednesday,      9:00 am - 10:30 am ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Having a great voice is nice but if you want to be a musician you have to know more than that.  In this short one-semester class, we will cover basic music theory and reading so that you have the foundation to go on to play any musical instrument or create your own composition.  

Instructor: Penina Taylor

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Bullet Journaling for Creativity and Academic Success

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Thursday,      11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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You have probably heard of journaling before, but have you heard of bullet journaling? Bullet journaling is a new writing and art medium that is drawing in a great amount of hype for amazing reasons! Bullet journals can be used in EVERY academic area. The benefits of bullet journals include the following:

• Increased cognition and memory
• Improved focus, productivity, and organization
• Reduced stress and anxiety
• Heightened goal tracking and achievement
• Enhanced writing abilities
• Improved academic performance

By teaching bullet journaling in the context of several academic subjects, this course will help your child improve cognition and reap the benefits of developing the skill of bullet journaling. This class is realistic and practical because students will not only be learning how to bullet journal, they will be given assignments that will aid in their mastery of math, reading, writing, science, and social studies topics.

Instructor: Ashley Matheny

Grade Range: 6th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Monday

Passionate about Pushing Pixels! - Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Monday,      11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Photoshop is widely regarded as the industry standard for image editing and photo manipulation. And not without good reason, Photoshop is so well known that it has worked its way into cultural language as a verb, as in “That’s been Photoshopped!” In this class, you will learn exactly what makes this software so powerful and how to harness that power for your own (hopefully good) intentions!

Instructor: Kirk Nelson

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Touring Art History and Meeting the Masters (Session 2)

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Thursday,      11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 18, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Students will become acquainted with classic artists through their works of art. Biographical information about the artists will be complemented by a review and discussion of their works. An emphasis will be placed on learning the techniques which made their art revolutionary. Each unit culminates with the students acquisition of the techniques through the creation of their own artwork. Artists covered will include Michelangelo, Degas, Rembrandt, Cassat and Kahlo.

Instructor: Geula Twersky

Grade Range: 5th - 9th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tuesday

Comic Art: Learning to Tell Stories Through Pictures

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Tuesday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Do you often find yourself developing elaborate doodles? Are you an aspiring cartoonist? This class will help you turn your doodles into comic strips that tell your own story. You will acquire the fundamental building blocks that you need in order to express yourself through a combination of pictures and words. We will explore panel transitions, text image relationships, one, two, and three point perspective as well as figure drawing. Each class will conclude with a creative assignment which reinforces the artistic principles covered in class.

Instructor: Geula Twersky

Grade Range: 6th - 9th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Monday

Vectors Abound - Graphic Art with Adobe Illustrator

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Monday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Adobe Illustrator is the professional’s tool of choice when it comes to crafting digital artwork. It’s not as well-known as Photoshop, the more popular sibling of the Adobe family, but Illustrator is unrivaled in what it does. And what it does is craft crisp, clean, scalable designs that are perfect for any medium. In this course, you will learn the secrets of Illustrator, the King of Vectors!

Instructor: Kirk Nelson

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Left Brain Meets Right Brain: Math and Art Collides

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Thursday,      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 18, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Is your child more of a left brain learner or a right brain learner? In this class, they will use both sides of their brain and discover how maths can be artistic and art can be mathematical! Together, we will explore drawing challenges combined with a mathematical basis. Amazing patterns with a mathematical essence will be revealed throughout the lessons. Learn incredible maths facts as you draw the beautiful designs. From simple geometric patterns to fascinating fractal art, to awesome anamorphic art, and cool celtic knots, discover the beauty in maths, and the maths in beauty. Your children will learn that the creative side of mathematics is just as important as the learning of basic facts.

Instructor: Selena Robinson

Grade Range: 3rd - 6th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Monday

Making it Click! - Introduction to Digital Photography

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Monday,      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Digital Photography is more than just photographs that are comprised of digital pixels. At its core, Digital Photography is about telling a visual story. Doing this successfully involves much more than choosing an Instagram filter. This course is equally about the concepts behind digital photography and technical skills to craft the images.

Instructor: Kirk Nelson

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.