Teen Classes - Spring 2020

April 15, 2020 - June 6, 2020

Teen Project Studio Teen Project Studio

Instructor(s): TBA
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Location: BRAC - 3-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 15 - 26
Fee: $0

Teen Project Studio will not run this spring semester. Please check back the Fall of 2020. 

 Teen Project Studio + 2.0 is an intensive, 10-week, digital and fine arts program for teens and young adults ages 15-26. This free program is limited to 15 students and is available by application only. TPS+2.0 is a unique opportunity to experience and learn about the visual arts & creative industries in an interactive and challenging way. It is also an opportunity to meet other teens with similar eagerness to learn and create.

Please click HERE to fill out our application form and submit by the due date of March 25, 2020. Successful applicants will need to be interviewed at BRAC in order to attend this once in a life time opportunity.

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A closer look at BRAC's Teen Studio, as part of
Emily McDermott's project, Arts At Risk:

Arts At Risk - Video 1 Arts At Risk - Video 2 Arts At Risk - Video 3 Arts At Risk - Video 4 Arts At Risk - Video 5


Digital Animation Digital Animation

Instructor(s): Hector Canonge
Time: Saturdays , 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 9 - 75
Fee: $0

Saturdays, 2pm - 4pm: May 2, 9, 16, 30, June 6

        $22.50 for 5 week class

         $75 for unlimited access for all 5 week classes

Digital Animation with Hector Canonge

Discover how digital animation can be used to make everyday objects come to life on screen. Working with computers, tablets, cameras, and crafts, participants will work in small projects to develop, direct, and film their own original animated movies. 

Digital Animation class consists of 5 sessions each one of them built on a modular basis. Participants are required to follow each module (session) to learn the fundamental tools and techniques for 2D animation.  Drawing skills are not required, but participants should be knowledgeable of working with computers, laptops or mobile devices.

This online workshop will cover an introduction to the principles of animation with hands-on examples and an overview of optical toys, stop motion, and frame by frame animation. Participants are required to have the following:

 

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Digital Illustration Digital Illustration

Instructor(s): Maria Ferrari
Time: Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: BRAC - Computer Lab (2nd Floor)
Ages: 8 - 85
Fee: $0

Learn Photoshop - Create Great Art
Photoshop skills and knowledge provide great creative possibilities.In this class we will work on projects that will incorporate Photoshop tools & techniques that will serve students well as they progress into higher education and beyond. This class teaches basic skills and good work habits that are essential to mastering Photoshop – skills that will prepare for a lifetime of creating digital art with ease. This class will be both fun and valuable – lessons learned will enable students to build portfolios suitable for high school submissions or college applications. At the end of the course each student will be able to exhibit prints of their work.

Access to Photoshop is required for this 5 week class. If you are a NYC Public School student, you could access the Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC) for free. Consult with your school on how to get your student access and ID.

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Discovery and Making Discovery and Making

Instructor(s): Marta Blair
Time: Thursdays, 4pm - 6pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 6 - 85
Fee: $0

Thursdays, 4pm - 6pm: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

        $5 per session or $22.50 for all 5 weeks

        $20 for one week of unlimited Drop in Visual Art Sessions

        $75 for unlimited access for all 5 week classes

Discovery and Making with Marta Blair

Participants will learn about different artists and creative groups while exploring different materials and techniques each week. Through mixed media, with materials mostly found at home, students will explore and expand their skills, consider other points of view and try to use materials in different ways to approach their art process with more freedom and strength. This 5 week class discusses artists like Louise Bourgeois, William Kentridge, and creative groups like the textile artists from the Gee's Bend, scientific illustrators and more.

Materials: 

-Mixed Media card stock or any sturdy paper, larger sizes ideal. 9x12" and up.
-Matte Medium (Ideal) or any white glue.
-Paints of any kind ( Inks, acrylics, watercolor etc) 

SUGGESTED FROM HOME:
Scrap color paper, old books, magazines, cardboard from boxes,  tissue paper, thread, yarn or cords, fabric swatches, soft pencils, eraser, paper plates, scissors, X-acto knife.

You can order your supplies at Blick and have them mailed directly to your home. Local pharmacies offer some supplies.

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Drawing from life Drawing from life

Instructor(s): Tiffany Miller
Time: Tuesdays, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 6 - 85
Fee: $0

Tuesdays, 4pm - 6pm: April 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26

      $5 per session or $22.50 for all 5 weeks

      $20 for one week of unlimited Drop in Visual Art Sessions

      $75 for unlimited access for all 5 week classes

Drawing : Learn To Draw By Drawing with Tiffany Miller

Drawing is one of the oldest forms of communication and storytelling. Discover the beauty, magic and power of this artistic discipline in a relaxed, supportive environment. Learn to express your own personal visions, ideas and observations. Draw with charcoal, graphite pencils, colored pencils, markers, pastels, paint, etc. Draw from life, imagination, reference materials and class exercises. All levels are welcome.

You can order your supplies at Blick and have them mailed directly to your home. Local pharmacies offer some supplies.

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Five Ways to See the Sea with Joel Adas Five Ways to See the Sea with Joel Adas

Instructor(s): Joel Adas
Time: Mondays, 4pm - 6pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 8 - 85
Fee: $0

Mondays, 4pm - 6pm: April 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1

        $5 per session or $22.50 for all 5 weeks

        $20 for one week of unlimited Drop in Visual Art Sessions

        $75 for unlimited access for all 5 week classes 

Five Ways to See the Sea with Joel Adas

This course will look at five different artists to see how they depicted the sea. Their works will span several centuries and different cultures and will be the inspiration for five different projects that you can make at home. Each project will provide students with a new approach and process through which to depict the sea.

Materials: Acrylic or tempera paint, watercolors, colored pencils, pencils, erasers, fine tip marker, scissors, glue 

You can order your supplies at Blick and have them mailed directly to your home. Local pharmacies offer some supplies. 

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Postal Mail Art Exchange with Tammy Wofsey Postal Mail Art Exchange with Tammy Wofsey

Instructor(s): Tammy Wofsey
Time: Friday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 6 - 85
Fee: $0

Fridays, 4pm - 6pm: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

       $5 per session or $22.50 for all 5 weeks

       $20 for one week of unlimited Drop in Visual Art Sessions

       $75 for unlimited access for all 5 week classes

Postal Mail Art Exchange with Tammy Wofsey

An online to postal mail art exchange which combines the analog with the digital world. Participants will embrace a collaborative, slower art making practice in a time of fast digital media. 

 

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Registration Information:

Fee Information:

Please note: It is a first come, first serve policy. Reserve your spot as soon as possible!

Click HERE to Register online at https://bracbx.eventbrite.com 

All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Or contact us at info@bronxriverart.org or call 718.589.5819

Cancellation Policy If a class does not meet capacity, it may be canceled, in which case students will have the option to either take another class or receive a full refund.

Unless otherwise noted, all classes include materials and use of professional equipment.

Click here to view our complete policies and procedures.

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1087 E. Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY 10460
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info@bronxriverart.org

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Saturday: 12 - 5 PM
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