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Studio Arts Program: September-June
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Young Artist Program with Mrs. Ma Age 9+ & MS/HS (Exclude Supplies)
The program is ideal for young creative thinkers who have strong interests in art with well placed work ethics to better their techniques and broaden their knowledge. With well guided medium-based fine arts instructions, this program is designed to help empower each art learner’s originality and build confidence in their artistic development. This curriculum explores art theories & techniques in paintings & drawings for all levels and in time they build strong art vocabularies with an intellectual wealth of visual art library.
 
Design for serious responsible learners to manage palette and supplies. Expect to setup/clean up their own supplies with proficiency without assistance. Able to take constructive criticism and anticipate to exercise multiple drafts to hone in the fundamental skills. Furthermore, this program challenges young aspiring artists in a classically training format. Expect to create projects using observation and through research based concept development. Art history and color theories are incorporated; home works are expected.  
 
Art learners under age 9 may be considered via trial/audition, or if they have been with the studio's beginners programs for over a year.

 

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Art with Mrs. Ma
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5th grade-HS: Young Artists Plus (with Basic Portfolio with Mrs. Ma)
(Visit ART School Portfolio tab for more art works.)
Design for serious young artists who have had technique exposures minimum 2+ years. Minimum 3 hours a week in the studio working on portfolio is recommended. Members who prepare MS/HS portfolio should anticipate to keep sketch book/homework weekly, work and plan rigorously in large/additional projects in order to produce a compelling portfolio. All works must be well planned, researched and original. Self-motivation with strong work ethics and presence of creative spirits are the artistic formula for this class. (Refer to Friday/Saturday and Independent Studies with Mrs. Ma) Portfolio development & practical exam prep for High School is recommended to begin in 6th grade.
Fine Arts & basic portfolio with Mrs. Ma (age10+):
visit ART School Portfolio Tab (School Year: Private & Fri/Sat 3-hr.group lessons)
 
Download (3-page): Spring 2015 Program Guide 

  

 

 



Download spring 2015 Sundays & Mondays

Beginners programs with Ms. Christine

Download 3-page SPRING 2015 program guide.  (P.2 for schedule/tuition)

 

Age 5.5 -8, Younger Beginners program (K-2nd; include supplies, ideal for younger beginners): Explore comic, charcoal, pastels & painting in an enjoyable pace; supplies are managed for the younger learners. Learn fundamentals in colors, exercise fine motors skills, use of brushes/palette and familiarize appropriate working surfaces in painting and drawing. It is a bridge to the Step-up program, learning specific art vocabularies are anticipated in an artistic supportive environment. (Sunday 9:30am with Ms. Christine, 90-min. lesson @ 16 weeks $450)


 

Age 7.5-11, Step-up art program (2nd-6th; include supplies, ideal for independent learners): Explore recreationally with comic, charcoal, pastels & painting in a moderate pace. Learners will be encouraged to help manage fine arts supplies with instructor’s guidance. Explore basic color theories in painting and learn how to measure with proper rendering in drawing. It is a bridge to young artist program. Enjoy proper training and exercise critical building blocks of art concepts as an artistic enrichment. Homework is not required. (Mon. 4-5:45pm, Sunday 1:30pm & 3:30pm, 1.45hr. lesson @ 16 weeks $495)

 

Young Artist Program (age 9+, Sunday 11:15am with Ms. Christine): Design for responsible beginners, who would like to explore fundamental techniques in various mediums.

 

A working artist/illustrator, graduated with the Bachelor of Fine Art from School of Visual Arts and Master degree in Art Education from Adelphi University, collaborated in comic series for NY Comic-Con in 2011. She also provides comic art instructions for the past six summers for L.I. Usdan Center for the Arts. Click to view Ms. Christine's Bio & Art Portfolio.

  
Art with Ms. Christine
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Spring 2015 Preview: take a trial/audition now-December2015

An audition is welcome to observe a class and try out before enrollment with $20 audition fee. Audition fee to be applied toward program tuition. Download (3-page): Spring 2015 Program Guide Classes are available 7 days a week, for 16 week per session, with new schedules on Sundays. Pre-enrollment welcome to reserve a spot. Please call to arrange an appointment. $50pp non-refundable deposits will be accepted to hold a spot and deposits will be applied toward standard tuition for the new session.

 

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