SUMMER IS COMING: Suggestions for a creative summer

Posted by Nick Mohler on May 12, 2016, 9:32:11 AM

30e6b738b6624b64f70a7dde_1240x826.jpgAs the weather continues to warm, we turn our attention to the summer. See how PCA&D can help brighten your (or your child's) summer with art classes and professional development courses.

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83af62bb8fc8b8fd8ae3ba4d_400x400.pngSUGGESTION FOR ADULTS

Business Practices for Photographers
Tues/Thurs, July 12 - August 11, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Learn how to operate your own photography business or seek employment in the industry. Topics covered will include: how to determine your cost of doing business (CODB), the value of professional assoication memberships and the importance of copyright. The instructor will review potential markets for your photography business. These include: magazine/editorial, photo-journalism, stock photography, advertising, commercial, industrial, and portrait and wedding photography. Along with determining how to sell and market these types of services, you will gain valuable information on preparing your portfolio and developing a web presence. NOTE: This is a non-studio lecture course. This 1 credit class counts towards the Digital Photography certificate.  

Learn more now about this and other professional development and personal enrichment classes for adults.


0b20b2d3003ccf5f662c4c00_400x400.pngSUGGESTION FOR TEENS

Narrative Figure Drawing
Mon-Fri, July 11-22, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The figure is the perfect vehicle for conveying a narrative. Students will learn how to use gesture, rhythm, measuring and structure to their advantage and will be encouraged to experiment with different mediums, as well as express personal style. Other components include regular critiques, lessons on anatomy and practicing the benefits of different drawing approaches.  

Learn more now about this and other classes for teens.

63908284b7d455ef7a5cf8c3_400x400.pngSUGGESTION FOR YOUTH

Collage & Mixed Media for Grades

M-F, July 25 - 29, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Collage is a highly versatile and accessible art technique that results in the playful combination of different and sometimes unlikely materials. It is a medium that allows for the fostering of unique expression through the use of materials in a new and unexpected way. In this course, learn through experimentation with color, form, composition, and design, producing artwork that is both representational and abstract. Explore how to use traditional media, such as paint, graphite, charcoal, and ink; in combination with found imagery, text, texture, and natural/found objects. Class will find inspiration through discussions of art history, and visual presentations of various artists who have worked with collage and mixed media. 

 Learn more about this and other classes for youth grades 1-3, grades 4-5, grades 6-9.


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