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Advanced Teen Summer Courses

One River School has developed a unique Summer Program for motivated teens that offers the most innovative approach to Art and Design education for advanced students in Grades 9-12.

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OVERVIEW

One River School's Advanced Teen Summer Courses guide students in the creation of unique, high quality art and design works that demonstrate technical expertise.  Experienced educators provide students with the motivation, guidance and technical skills to take their work to the next level.

The program is structured to provide an experience that is both rigorous in its approach and individualized to the needs of each person’s artistic aspirations. 

COURSES

STUDIO ART OPTIONS

FIGURE DRAWING INTENSIVE

Draw from a live model, rendering the figure through gestural, block-in method and continuous line drawings.

Create 2 figure drawings:

#1 Proportions & Measurement

#2 Figure in Light & Shadow

OIL PAINTING INTENSIVE

Get comfortable with oil paints, mediums and varnishes while learning techniques likes impasto, grisaille and value / color blocking.

Create 2 oil paintings:

#1 Traditionally Constructed

#2 Symbolic Painting

PRE COLLEGE
GUIDED STUDIO

Create 2-3 artworks that are individualized to your school application, portfolio gaps and personal interests.

Draft an artist statement

Participate in group critiques

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