Enrichment - Arts for Grades 3-8

List of 5 items.

  • Arts Experience: Fundamentals - Grades 3-5

    Full Session Dates and Tuition: June 25 - August 3, $750
    Session A Dates and Tuition: June 25 - July 13
    , $375
    Session B Dates and Tuition: July 16 - August 3
    , $375
    Times:
    10:25-11:25 am; 1:00-2:00 pm; 2:00-3:00 pm 
     
    This course is designed to introduce the beginner artist to the fundamentals of creating art in a number of media. Over the course of the summer, students will rotate through a series of one-week units. The ceramics unit will offer students a chance to create basic hand-building projects in clay. In the drawing unit, students will explore 2-D art through drawing with graphite, charcoal, and colored pencil. Finally, in painting, students will use watercolors and acrylics as they work from still life and landscape scenery to develop their skills and learn how to use paint to make art effectively. Students will be utilizing the same art types and materials from year to year, but creating new projects so there is variety for students who have previously been enrolled in the course. Students may enroll in this course for the full six weeks or select a three-week enrollment only.
  • Arts Experience 2: Technique and Aesthetics - Grades 6-8

    Full Session Dates and Tuition: June 25 - August 3, $750
    Session A Dates and Tuition: June 25 - July 13
    , $375
    Session B Dates and Tuition: July 16 - August 3
    , $375
    Times:
    11:30-12:30 am; 1:00 - 2:00 pm; 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    This course is designed to introduce the novice artist to the techniques and aesthetics necessary to be a successful artist. Over the course of the summer, students will try their hand at a number of mediums in a series of one-week units. The ceramics unit will offer students a chance to create basic hand-building projects in clay. In the drawing unit, students will explore 2-D art through drawing with graphite, charcoal, and colored pencils. Finally, in painting, students will use watercolors and acrylics as they work from still lifes and landscape scenery to develop their skills and learn how to use paint to make art effectively. Students will be utilizing the same art types and materials from year to year, but creating new projects so there is variety for students who have previously been enrolled in the course. Students may enroll in this course for the full six weeks or select a three-week enrollment only.
  • Digital Arts 1 - Grades 3-5

    Full Session Dates and Tuition: June 25 - August 3, $900
    Session A Dates and Tuition: June 25 - July 13
    , $450
    Session B Dates and Tuition: July 16 - August 3
    , $450 CLOSED
    Times:
    9:10-10:10 am 

    This course is designed to introduce the beginner artist to the fundamentals of creating art in a digital world. Over the course of the summer, students will rotate through a series of one-week units that will allow them to explore different digital techniques. In Digital Sketching and Painting, students will utilize the touch screen capabilities of their device and a stylus to create works of art incorporating brushstrokes, color blending and composition. During the Photo Manipulation unit, students will be able to alter photos that they take to create surreal images. Finally, in the Graphic Novel Layout unit, students will create their own storyline that they will then illustrate into a comic book or graphic novel. Students will use school iPads in class, as they work with three different art apps that will enable them to create digital art at their fingertips. Students who have previously taken this course will be able to create different projects from past years. Students may enroll in this course for the full six weeks or select a three-week enrollment only.
  • Digital Arts 2 - Grades 6-8

    Full Session Dates and Tuition: June 25 - August 3, $900
    Session A Dates and Tuition: June 25 - July 13, $450
    Session B Dates and Tuition: July 16 - August 3, $450
    Times:
    8:05 - 9:05 am

    This course is designed as a continuation for students who have completed Digital Arts at Newark Academy Summer Session. Techniques will be reviewed and new techniques will be introduced, including 3D modeling. This class will then have an opportunity to 3D-print a project that they created (different than the 3D modeling project in STEAM) to take home. Students will use school iPads in class as they work with different apps that will enable them to create digital art at their fingertips. Students who have previously taken this course will be able to create different projects from past years. Students may enroll for the full six weeks or select a three-week enrollment.
  • Digital Photography

    Full Session Dates and Tuition: June 25 - August 3, $900
    Session A Dates and Tuition: June 25 - July 13, $450
    Session B Dates and Tuition: July 16 - August 3, $450
    Times:
    10:25 - 11:25 am
 - CLOSED / Wait list only; select alternate course

    In this innovative course, students will explore photography using digital cameras. Topics covered will include lighting, composition, editing, Photoshop, color theory and many others.  Students will use a set of school cameras to take their photos. Other types of photography and printing will be discussed as well.  No experience is necessary. Students may enroll in this course for the full six weeks or select a three-week enrollment only.
For more information, please contact Robert Mallalieu, Director of Summer Session, at summer@newarka.edu or (973) 992-7000, ext. 217.