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Monday - Friday, Aug 3 - 7 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CAMP-3731
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $15


Description

In this course, kids explore techniques involved in mask making and theatrical sculpture to create a variety of masks. First students view examples from a variety of cultures and artistic periods to understand the nature of handcrafted disguises throughout history. Then they build their very own assortment of mask creations. Lessons focus on craftsmanship as an introduction to interdisciplinary art techniques (casting, molding and painting) as students use modeling clay, paint, handmade papers and even recycled objects to create "wearable art" for Halloween or any costumed play.


Instructor
  • Name: Alexandria McKay (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CAMP-1413
4 sessions | 28 contact hours | tuition $420 | lab fee $10


Description

For the young artist, this is a deep dive into what it means to be creative. Using a variety of art-making materials and processes, students will explore imaginative ways of being brave, mighty, curious, silly, daring, scary, independent -- and, ultimately, themselves. Trips to the Nature Lab and the RISD Museum will inspire them along the way.


Instructor
  • Name: Alexandria McKay (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 27 - 31 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CAMP-1414 ( Class is almost Full )
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $15


Description

Join us on a creative journey back in time to discover the prehistoric world of dinosaurs. We’ll explore like archeologists and think like artists! During this camp, we will take field trips to the Nature Lab to observe, analyze and sketch studies of skeletal specimens like those we might find on a "dig." We’ll also head to the RISD Museum, where we’ll look at prehistoric artwork to inspire our own creations. Students will immerse themselves in the "dinosaur era" as they construct multimedia projects using various processes and techniques to encourage creative thinking and problem-solving skills.


Instructor
  • Name: Alexandria McKay (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 10 - 14 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/SE-CAMP-3268
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $20


Description

Many artists draw inspiration from objects found in nature -- not to mention the junk drawer! RISD's Tillinghast Place offers a treasure trove of objects, from cool rocks, shells and flotsam and jetsam on the beach to flowers and feathers in the fields. In this late-summer camp, students will comb the grounds of the farm and delve into the depths of their bedroom closets, toy boxes or junk drawers to collect treasures. Back in the studio, they’ll create innovative works of art that incorporate their found objects with traditional art materials and processes.


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 10 - 14 | 9am-4pm
ages 9-12 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/SE-CAMP-3269
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $20


Description

Many artists draw inspiration from objects found in nature -- not to mention the junk drawer! RISD's Tillinghast Place offers a treasure trove of objects, from cool rocks, shells and flotsam and jetsam on the beach to flowers and feathers in the fields. In this late-summer camp, students will comb the grounds of the farm and delve into the depths of their bedroom closets, toy boxes or junk drawers to collect treasures. Back in the studio, they’ll create innovative works of art that incorporate their found objects with traditional art materials and processes.


Instructor
  • Name: Steven Hayes (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 13 - 17 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0157
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Today's music experience is much more than the music coming through your headphones. It's a billion-dollar industry comprised of live events, endorsements, trademarked merchandise and carefully crafted images designed for the artists and their promoters. Bands become brands, which graphic designers craft with innovative logo design, album cover art and display imagery. Using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, you will learn to create artwork and logo designs for album covers and merchandise for existing artists and for yourself.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: TBA (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 6 - 10 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0417
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10 | model fee $30


Description

Drawing inspiration from old masters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt to contemporary artists such as Chuck Close and Ann Gale, students learn techniques for interpreting the face in paint. Using a variety of paint media including acrylic and watercolor, they develop an understanding of how to see and mix a range of color that occurs on the body while interpreting light, space and form as it is seen on the face. This is an excellent course for developing both painting skills and a critical understanding of basic color theory and facial anatomy.

Applies to: AT, Y2


Instructor
  • Name: Monique Rolle-Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 10 - 14 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0420
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $25


Description

Update your wardrobe with a tailormade classic! Choose either the "little black dress," first made famous in 1926 by French designer Coco Chanel, or the button-front shirt, with various options for collar styles. Using a basic pattern as your starting point, you'll learn to adjust the design to suit your personal style. After choosing a fabric, you'll learn to cut and sew the garment, using both hand and machine stitching. The result: a wardrobe essential you'll proudly wear time and time again. All levels are welcome.

Applies to: AT, Y3


Instructor
  • Name: Candace French (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0431
4 sessions | 12 contact hours | tuition $230 | lab fee $20


Description

To have light, there must be dark. Gothic/Goth style is a manifestation of the fascination with dark. Gothic style began in the romantic early 19th Century and caught the imagination of the world. In this course, students explore the origins of Gothic style, viewing examples of the genre and its subdivisions like Steampunk. Then students put their new knowledge into practice as they design garments over scale model forms.

Applies to: AT, Y3


Instructor
  • Name: Pat Ubaldi Nurnberger (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0444
4 sessions | 12 contact hours | tuition $230 | lab fee $15


Description

Those interested in fashion, apparel design or just functional sewing will love this intensive workshop in the basics of machine sewing and maintenance plus hand sewing fundamentals. We review tools and sewing box equipment and learn a variety of stitch types and strategies. Students leave with their own machine-sewn sampler and a hand-sewn one. Note: A few sewing machines are provided but students are encouraged to bring their own machines.

Applies to: AT, Y3


Instructor
  • Name: Pat Ubaldi Nurnberger (Bio)