Enrollment Update: Registration is open for all adult and pre-college fall courses.


Course Description

In this class students are introduced to art studio practice. Students intermix art materials and found objects as they explore the basics of 2D and 3D art and design. Fun and challenging projects cover a spectrum of media that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture. This is a course for the creative thinker no matter what their skill set.

Learner Outcomes

  • Gain confidence in their work and in their identity as a young artist
  • Learn to take risks and step outside of their comfort zone
  • Become more literate with materials beyond pen/marker and paper
  • Collect their own ideas in a sketchbook and translate smaller ideas into larger projects
  • Finish a project and take pride in their work through critiques and the general care of finished work in order to preserve them for future portfolios and or exhibition
  • Demonstrate an understanding of an art/design studio practice by participating in a variety of activities including lectures, demos, and discussions; individual and collaborative exercises and projects; and self and peer critiques

Additional Information

This course is one offering from our Parsons Academy program, which runs for 11 Saturdays in the Fall and Spring semesters, and for 2 weeks in the Summer semester. For more information on schedule, registration, and refund policies, review each linked program page.


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Section Title
Foundations of Art and Design, Grades 3-5
10:00AM to 12:50PM
Sep 23, 2023 to Dec 09, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $555.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $555.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 27, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 23, 2023
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