Drawing and Observation
Make better visual decisions by using different drawing materials in our Explorations in Drawing (On-Campus) class. Gain analytical skills through direct observation of studio setups as well as visits to museums and outdoor spaces throughout New York City.
Designing Visual Narratives and Photography Styles
Curate a cohesive body of design work that supports a visual narrative with our Photography/Video (Online) class. Become fluent in the fundamentals of primary and secondary design research, image archiving and observational writing, principles of art and design in photography and time-based mediums, documentary and fine art styles, and more.
Creating Stop-Motion Graphics
Experiment with everything from hand-drawn to digital animation studies and learn to create stop-motion animation with 3D objects with our Animation (Online) class.
Exploring Color, Type, and Layout
Use collected research to inform the visual development of a drawing, painting graphic, and animation with Illustration: Beyond the Page (On-Campus). Develop a conceptual and applied understanding of visual elements such as image and composition. Hone your drawing skills and your sense of color, typography, and layout.
Preparing a Portfolio and Research Documentation
Prepare for college applications by maintaining analog and/or digital process journals/sketchbooks documenting research, ideation studies, resolved art/designs, commentary, and self-reflection with Portfolio Development: College Prep (Online).
Browse all of our available summer courses, with sessions starting in June and July.