Ashcan Summer Young Artist Programs for grades 3-5!

Fine Art

Grade 3 – 5th

Drawing / Painting / Water Color / Pencil Technique / Color Pencil Technique / Portrait

In Fine Art courses, students will sharpen their skills in the usage of different materials, tools, and techniques to create visual arts and practice creative thinking and concept building while making extensive studio projects. https://www.youtube.com/embed/lF17X1fu-K0?rel=0&enablejsapi=1

Drawing

Students begin this class by practicing fundamental rendering techniques, then move on to developing strategies to combine diverse media, modes of representation, and elements of design to express individual content. Research and invention are encouraged. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of drawings that display formal and conceptual maturity.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Painting

Students begin this class by practicing fundamental painting techniques to describe the nature of light and form in the physical world, and then progress to express individual content. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of paintings that display formal and conceptual maturity.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

Watercolor

A course in the use of watercolor to describe volume, light, and texture. Watercolor is also explored as a medium to be combined with drawing media. This is a foundation course.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

Pencil Technique

This class is aimed towards students who have completed the Basic Drawing Foundation course or for students who have acquired the foundation skills of drawing. This class consists of seven classes for two hours each. Students will learn in detail the process of creating tone, volume, and texture using a pencil, which is a basic material for drawing. Each section is composed to experience from a simple drawing to that which requires more technique. Video tutorials, which are easy to follow, are provided for students who wish to further develop and improve their skills. This class is recommended for students who wish to prepare for an art portfolio or art competition after having completed Basic Drawing at Ashcan Studio of Art.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Color Pencil Technique

This class is aimed towards students who wish to improve their overall understanding of colored pencils and techniques. This class consists of seven classes for two hours each. It is intended for students who have completed the Basic Foundation courses at Ashcan Studio of Art and anticipate preparing for an art portfolio or art competition. From basic skills to intermediate and advanced techniques, this course is designed to provide ample experience in a short amount of time. Video tutorials, which are easy to follow, are provided for students who wish to further develop and improve their skills. This class is recommended for students who have completed Basic Drawing and have a basic understanding of pencils.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Portrait I – Drawing

Portrait I course covers comprehensive methods for developing a successful portrait. Students will gain a better understanding of a face proportion, head structure, and construction of each facial feature, and will learn how to utilize this knowledge to construct an accurate drawing. Students will also learn about the application of different lighting, angle, and perspective through demonstration, practice, and projects.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

Portrait II – Painting

Portrait II course will guide students through the process of color portrait production. In this course, students will be introduced to how to mix colors for different shades of skin tones and build textures in portrait painting. Students will learn how to discover ways to represent a subject’s identity through content, color, and texture, by creating portrait paintings in different skin colors, facial structures, and styles.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Art Competition & Portfolio

Grade 3 – 5th

River of Words / National Fossil Day / Junior Duck Stamp / Doodle for Google

We keep our eyes peeled for art contests that students can participate in, and help them through the process of application and submission. Students can challenge themselves to compete locally and nationally and gain confidence in their abilities. While many contest-holders offer cash and other prizes, they also grant awards that make students stand out among other college applicants. Our students have been consistently recognized for their talent by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and other national arts organizations.https://www.youtube.com/embed/b6xvhXmvDvg?rel=0&enablejsapi=1

Art Competition & Portfolio Prep. for grade 3-5

Ashcan’s art competition and portfolio program help students develop a unique and coherent body of work that is essential to the pursuit of higher studies. Students get personal attention from instructors to focus on personal projects and creative thinking. Students learn how to develop their ideas in two-dimensional work such as drawing, painting, and mixed media to help them create high-quality art portfolios.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Design

Grade 3 – 5th

Architecture / Fashion Illustration / Garment Making / BT-Speaker Making

Delve deeper into the field of visual design you are pursuing. Learn from the professionals in the field who will guide you through the process of architecture design, fashion design, and graphic design, using both traditional and digital tools.

Design courses are structured so that anyone can learn the basic principles of architecture design, fashion design, or graphic design without prior knowledge of the art. Our instructors who are experts in the field will guide you through step by step, in digital tools such as illustrator, and photoshop, as well as model making, basic sewing, and more. https://www.youtube.com/embed/M-ZIjOSMohQ?rel=0&enablejsapi=1

Architecture Basic

This course introduces students to designing interior and exterior spaces, using conceptual approaches to design problems and solutions. Students learn about rendering, materials, methods, and techniques, as well as color theory. Learned techniques and materials are applied to structural drawings, plans, and elevations.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Fashion Illustration Basic

The Fashion Design course begins with instructions on how to draw the standard fashion figure, which will be used as a base for a series of fashion sketches and illustrations. As students develop their drawing skills, they investigate historical and contemporary fashion and use it as a resource for their own fashion designs. Finally, using the fashion figure, students illustrate their own line of garments in detail, using pen, ink, marker, and wash techniques.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learningIn-Person Class
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Fashion Design Basic

Designed for students with little or no experience in fashion design, this course will teach the basics of garment making through mini-projects and exercises using basic sewing and techniques. 

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th GradeIn-Person Class
3hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Digital Art

Grade 3- 5th

Digital Painting / Character Design / Environment Design / Landscape / Portrait / Manga & Comic / Animation

Students will gain insight into the entertainment art industry while working with digital software such as Photoshop, Procreate, and more. They will also be trained on how to visualize the original concepts into a finished art form. 

Familiarize yourself with the drawing tablets and software while learning the fundamentals of digital painting. If you are interested in illustration, character design, or entertainment art, but not sure where to start, this is the course for you. 

Digital Painting with iPad Basic

Recommended for students who are interested in a different form of painting. The Digital Painting with iPad course is designed to help students explore and develop foundation digital art knowledge to intermediate skills using the Procreate application on an iPad. An iPad and apple pencil/stylus are required for this course.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learning
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Digital Character Design & Animation with iPad Basic

The Character Design and Animation course will cover the key elements of character design using Procreate app (Once-a-week Program) and can extend to applying the character in animation using the Adobe Animator program (Intensive Program). In this course, students will develop skills in creating a strong, compelling character with interesting shapes and personalities, through life observation, reference research, and imagination. Students will give life to their own character that is memorable and appealing, which they can later use for multiple forms of visual communications including animation, storybook, and more.

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 3-5th Grade
• Remote learning
2hour long class
One class Per week / 7 weeks (1 session)

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Private Lesson

All Grades

Collge Portfolio Prep / Fine Art / Art Competition / Design / Digital Art

Schedule a 1:1 private lesson where you can get a fully personalized session for your specific needs in your time frame, with more concentrated instruction and mentoring. https://www.youtube.com/embed/3eCM3RfQPx8?wmode=opaque&enablejsapi=1

Private Lesson

Whether you want to hone your art skills, get ready for competition, find your unique artistic language, or need a personalized class schedule, One on One Tutoring can be customized for any age, level, purpose, and materials.

PRIVATE LESSON OUTLINE FOR ALL GRADES
Remote learning
Flexible schedule *
• 1-hour long class
• 8 classes per session

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Consultation

Please feel free to contact us to schedule a free consultation or to ask us any questions.

We would be very happy to show you everything Ashcan has to offer!

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About  Courses  Contact

info@ashcanart.com
Online: (212)967-8101 | Manhattan (212)967-8101 | Flushing (917)563-7852 Little Neck (718)819-0004 Syosset (516)226-3820

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